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Rodney Atkins will help America get into the Christmas spirit when he performs as part of the 2011 National Christmas Tree Lighting on Thursday, Dec. 1. The event will be held at President's Park in Washington, D.C.
Television personality Carson Daly will host and OneRepublic and Marsha Ambrosius will perform as well. Phil Vassar performed during the National Christmas Tree Lighting in 2008, as did Ricky Skaggs in 2005.