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November 26, 2013

Indy plans a host of holiday events

More than 100,000 Hoosiers and visitors will gather on Monument Circle the Friday after Thanksgiving to celebrate the lighting of 4,784 lights strung from the Indiana Soldiers and Sailors monument.

The Circle of Lights presented by the Contractors of Quality Connection and Electrical Workers of IBEW 481 kicks off at 6 p.m. Nov. 29 and the lights will come on at about 7:45 p.m.

The celebration will be broadcast live on RTV-6 from 7 to 8 p.m., in addition to the Circle of Lights® Talent Search show, which will air at 7 p.m. Nov. 26 and 28. The winner of the Coloring Contest will be announced Nov. 25 and will be on stage to “flip the switch” on the light display. He or she will also win a College Choice 529 Direct Savings Plan valued at $529, along with four additional finalists. For more information, visit the website at www.indydt.com/COL.cfm.

Other special holiday events include:

• State of Downtown Indy

Indianapolis Downtown, Inc. will host the 2013 State of Downtown Indy address and announcement/reveal of Velocity, a co-created, five-year strategic action plan for Downtown Indianapolis guided and activated by collaborating organizations. The event is from 4 to 6 p.m. Dec. 3 at the Crowne Plaza Union Station Grand Hall. Hear national trends and downtown priorities for the next five years and celebrate IDI’s 20th anniversary.

• It’s a Wonderful Life

Indianapolis Downtown, Inc. and IMAX Theater present the 1946 classic “It’s a Wonderful Life” on Dec. 5, benefiting Downtown Beautification. Participate in a silent auction from 5 to 6:15 p.m. with items and gift certificates to some of the downtown area’s best restaurants, hotels, attractions and more. The screening of “It’s a Wonderful Life” begins at 6:30 p.m. A $6 suggested donation includes movie ticket, parking in the WRSP garage, and all festivities.

• City Sidewalks

For two days, Dec. 13 and 14, Georgia Street will be transformed into a winter wonderland complete with Santa, holiday shopping, local artisans, performances, children’s activities, and more with the City Sidewalks event presented by BMO Harris Bank.

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