Jackson County Parks & Recreation and 99.7 The Point kick-off your holiday season with the 21st Annual Christmas in the Sky on Nov. 22, at Longview Lake Beach, 11101 Raytown Road, Kansas City. Gates open at 5 p.m.

The evening features holiday entertainment by a cast of 100 singers and dancers from Monica's School of Dance in Lee's Summit, a performance by The Point's Tevin Williams, the arrival of Santa and the presentation of the First Gift of Christmas, and a fireworks display.

After the show, drive through the hundreds of lighted and animated displays that comprise Jackson County's 30th Annual Christmas in the Park, which is open nightly from Nov. 22 through Dec. 31 at Longview Lake Park.

Directions to Christmas in the Sky: Take I-470 east to Raytown Road, then follow the signs south 2 miles to the Longview Lake Beach entrance. For questions, call 503-4800 or email parksrec@jackson.org.