Ray and Marion Wilbur applaud the Carttar family group after their Christmas carol performance Saturday night outside the Wilburs' home. Spreading holiday cheer through caroling has become a Carttar family tradition.
From left, Maggie Carttar, Emma Brooke and Mary Frances sing "We Wish You a Merry Christmas" with family and friends Saturday night. Carttar started the tradition of taking her family Christmas caroling 50 years ago. The tradition started small and has grown to about 80 carolers.
Sarah Carttar, front left, Elizabeth Carttar and Mary Frances chat in a bus loaded with friends and family on their way to sing Christmas carols to family friends. This is the 50th year the Carttar family has gone caroling and they visted old friends and teachers all over the Lawrence area. " I love seeing the faces light up when we come to sing. It's a wonderful feeling to bring Christmas joy to people." said Sarah Carttar.
Gabriela Carttar,3, lays her head on her dad David Carttar as they sing Christmas carols to a family friend Saturday night. This is the 50th year the Carttar family has been going Christmas caroling.
The Cartter Family and relatives serenad Hammond McNish with Christmas Carols inside his home Saturday night. Maggie Carter, center, has been caroling with the family for the past 50 years. Caroling is a Cartter Family tradition.