NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – It’s a sure sign that Christmas is coming: The 77-foot tall Norway spruce is on its way to New York City right now to be this year’s Rockefeller Center Christmas tree.

Chopper 2 was over the scene as it was cut down this morning in from the Village of Florida in Orange County.

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The 14-ton tree is expected to arrive in Rockefeller Plaza on Saturday.

It will be decorated and wrapped with thousands of lights before the tree lighting ceremony on Dec. 4.

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As Time Out New York reports, the Rockefeller Center tree’s annual arrival has become its own event – just like the lighting ceremony on Dec. 4.

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🎄Here it is: The 2019 #RockefellerCenter Christmas Tree 🎄 The Norway spruce hails from the Village of Florida in Orange County, NY. ⁣ ⁣ Each year, Rockefeller Center receives submissions from families in hopes their tree will bring joy to the millions who visit Rockefeller Plaza during the holiday season. We usually select a Norway spruce that is later on in its life cycle, and plant a young one in its place. Once the holidays have passed, the tree is donated to Habitat for Humanity, where it is recycled and used as lumber in their building projects.⁣ ⁣ The tree will be raised on the plaza on Saturday 11/9—mark your calendars!

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The spruce will come into Manhattan on a giant flatbed truck on Nov. 9 between 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m.

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Once the tree goes up on Saturday, it’ll be on display until January of 2020.