"Those hoping to catch a glimpse of the White House tree lighting up, mark your calendars. This years tree lighting ceremony is scheduled for Dec. 1, but to you have to get your tickets through an online lottery. Click here for more information.

The Park Service will distribute 3,000 tickets for seats and 14,000 tickets for standing-room. Sign up anytime between at 10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 3, and 9:59 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 7 for the chance to win. Tickets will be mailed by Nov. 14
." -AP