Mesa Temple's Christmas Lights return for the season

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MESA, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) -

An annual holiday tradition in the East Valley has returned, lighting every night from now until the end of the year.

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints opened its 38th annual Christmas Lights attraction at their Mesa Temple last Friday. 

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According to LDS officials, the garden lights are turned on every evening at 5 p.m. and turned off at 10 p.m. through New Year's Eve.

In addition to the lighted gardens, holiday musical concerts featuring local school and inter-faith choirs will take place each night starting on Dec. 1, officials said. 

There will also be a display of 90 to 100 Crèches or Nativities from different countries around the world. 

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