Christmas at Union Station 2009

Friday, November 27, 09, 5:15-7 pm  - Before the late evening meal
  at the Old Market spaghetti works & the stroll thru Gene Leahy Mall’s
  Holiday Light, Mike Bruening & I enjoyed the Christmas entertainment
 
and Tree lighting Ceremonyat the Durham Museum. This event
  kicks off Christmas at Union station – Making Spirits Bright
Tree lighting Ceremony - darken Station Lobby Lite after the Tree lighting Ceremony
First of the 09 trees
Gene Leahy Mall's Holidays Lights 09
Lights


Approaching  the Museum at Dusk

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Sunset from the 10th street bridge - Left & right in Sunset Mode The program for the evening
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Approaching the Museum at Dusk Program inside >


 Before Tree Lighting Ceremony
  The main tree was “unlit”.   the Heartland Harmonizers Barbershop Chorus & Michael Walker, Omaha's
  Vintage Vocalist fills the air with music, while children wait in long lines to see Mr. & Mrs. Santa Claus.
  In addition, the Children decorates sugar cookies & do crafts in the Swanson gallery.

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Evening starts with musicby the Heartland Harmonizers Barbershop Chorus
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Children visiting Mr. & Mrs. Santa Claus
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Left:
   Soda Fountain
   Gift Shop

Right:
  the Museum
  photographer
  Dennis 
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Children enjoys decorating  sugar cookies and crafts in the Swanson gallery.
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the Crowd is
building  for the
Tree Lighting
Ceremony
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  He Sings
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Michael Walker sets the mood for the Lighting Ceremony
  Mr. & Mrs. Santa Claus thumbnail are displayed out of order for better presentation.


The Tree Lighting Ceremony
  KPTM 42 News Anchor host the 6:15 pm tree lighting ceremony.  After the 5 sec countdown, The
  Christmas tree did light the darken lobby.  It was followed by Heartland Harmonizers Barbershop Chorus.

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 KPTM 42 News Anchor gives the into remarks and did the countdown
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Even in the paper snow, the newly lit tree brighten the darken Lobby - 09 Tree


After the Ceremony
  Now the lighted tree adds sparkles to the former Union station lobby. Just like the good old days.

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The Fireburns on
It is really is a HD video
 
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Even Mr. & Mrs. Santa Claus 
retires for the evening.


Leaving the Museum at Night
   Afterward, Mike Bruening & I walked down the 10 street bridge for the late evening
   meal at the Old Market spaghetti works & Gene Leahy Mall’s Holiday Light stroll

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05 Salute to Our Stars ...
06 We Remember When..
07 Christ at Union Station
Christmas at Union Station - Flag IMG_3222 Union Station at Dusk "Pierson Family" Flag over the Heartland Harmonizers Barbershop Chorus Lite Tree in Darken Lobbey

Christmas at Union Station 2009

Based on Gallery by MINO STUDIO


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