Christmas at Union Station 2007

Friday November 23rd, 5:15-7pm -  Mike Bruening and I enjoyed the Christmas entertainment
 and the Tree lighting Ceremony at the Durham Western Heritage Museum's Christmas at
Union Station
start of the season event
Tree Lighting Cemenony  The first of 07

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Approaching the Museum at Dusk The program for the evening & Door Prize Entry form

Before Tree Lighting Ceremony
  The main tree was not "alive", it was dark. Heartland Harmonizers Barbershop Chorus & Vocalist Heidi Joy fills the air
  with music, while children wait in long lines to see Mr. & Mrs. Santa Claus. Downstairs in the new Truhlsen Lecture Hall,
  Curious George Christmas stories were told twice.
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Evening starts with music by the Heartland Harmonizers Barbershop Chorus Children visiting Mr. & Mrs. Santa Claus
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Gift shop's Snow White Tree Downstairs, we toured new Stanley and Dorothy Truhlsen Lecture Hall
IMG_1429   IMG_1431 IMG_1432 IMG_1435  Note: The New Lecture is housed
in the remodeled historic. 1899
  boiler house. This is the only
 remaining part of the original
  railroad station. It served the
 new Union Station, when
  it opened in 1931.
Heidi Joy sets the mood for the Lighting Ceremony  

The Tree Lighting Ceremony
  Omaha Mayor Mike Fahey spoke at the 6:10pm tree lighting ceremony.  After the 5 sec countdown, The
  Christmas tree did light the darken lobby.  It was followed by the Heartland Harmonizers Barbershop Chorus.
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The Unlit Tree Short speeches by ConAgra & Mangelson's spokesperson, and Mayor Mike Fahey
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The Joy of lit Christmas Tree in former station lobby Sing-a-long by the Heartland
 Harmonizers Barbershop Chorus

After the post tree lighting dinner at Old Market Spaghetti,
we took each others photos, standing behind the lit 0!
 at the Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce
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Left:  Mike Bruening,  Right: Steve Adams

Salute to Our Stars ...
Christmas at Union Station - Flag IMG_3222   2006
We Remember When...
Union Station at Dusk Lite Tree in Darken Lobbey "Pierson Family"

Christmas at Union Station 2007

Based on Gallery by MINO STUDIO

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