Christmas officially began at the Country Music Hall of Fame with its celebration and Christmas tree lighting.
New Opry member and country legend Crystal Gayle, kicked off the Deck the Halls celebration Friday afternoon.
Gayle also flipped the switch on a 30-foot Christmas tree in the museum's Mike Curb Conservatory.
The Deck the Halls celebration lasts from Friday until Dec. 23 with many events for the whole family.
For a list of events and activities, click here.