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GI2015_5
5:30 PM– 7:30 PM
HOLIDAY CONCERT

Join Andrea Copeland-Whitsett on the stage at Central Place as she welcomes a talented cast of
local musical artists ready to fill the air with your favorite holiday classics!
(Performance Schedule)

 

SOCIAL MEDIA WALL
Grab you smartphone and post a photo or text using #cvillegrand on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram
and watch yourself on the giant on-stage display!

COMMUNITY CARES AND CRAFTS
Kids can get creative with fun activity and craft tables provided by local businesses and organizations while parents can collect helpful information. PLUS - Toy Lift Charities will be on hand to exchange a raffle ticket for every toy or cash donation dropped off between 5:30 pm and 7 pm for a chance to win gift certificates to participating downtown businesses!

7:30 PM
COUNTDOWN TO GRAND ILLUMINATION!
Join us as we count down to the lighting of the community tree with a spectacular projection mapping display produced by The AV Company and watch as over 20,000 LED lights turn Central Place into a glowing wonderland! Immediately afterward we'll be visited by Santa Claus and a few of his North Pole friends!

8 PM
THE PARAMOUNT THEATER PRESENTS
After the tree lighting, head to the Paramount Theater for a free screening of a
classic holiday movie the whole family can enjoy!