On Saturday, 90,000 wreaths were laid on headstones at the cemetery by about 15,000 volunteers.
Madyson Kannon, 7, of Jeffersonton, Va., holds two wreaths at Arlington National Cemetery. The annual wreath-laying ceremony was started by Maine businessman Morrill Worcester in 1992.Sarah L. Voisin/The Washington Post
President Trump and first lady Melania Trump lit the National Christmas Tree for the first time. The program was hosted by television personality Kathie Lee Gifford and actor Dean Cain and featured performances by the Beach Boys, Jack Wagner, Wynonna Judd, Craig Campbell and others.