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Circle of Lights: Five Things You Should Know Before You Go

Here in Indy, holiday lights and candy cane poles on our beloved Soldiers & Sailors Monument mean one thing: Circle of Lights® presented by the Contractors of Quality Connection and Electrical Workers of IBEW #481 is almost here!  On Friday, Nov. 29 come Read more >

Notable Names Performing at the Circle of Lights This Year

It’s definitely an all-star cast at this year’s Circle of Lights in downtown Indianapolis. Every year, people from all over Central Indiana (and visiting friends and family) gather around Monument Circle to watch the Mayor and a helper throw the Read more >

Light Up Your Countdown to Christmas

It seems that Christmas comes before Thanksgiving nowadays. But if you are like me, the day after Thanksgiving is the official kick-off. Other than bringing out the Christmas lights and the Christmas music, I never had a big symbolic gesture Read more >

Event: Circle of Lights

“Did you know that Indianapolis is home to the largest man-made Christmas tree in the world?” I share this little gem of information with all of my friends back east in New Jersey. Their response is usually something along the Read more >

Circle of Lights Kicks of Holiday Season Downtown the Day After Thanksgiving 2010

The 48th annual Circle of Lights, downtown Indianapolis’ annual tree lighting event, will take place the day after Thanksgiving, November 26, thanks to the continued support of Quality Connection and IBEW 481. I had a chance to attend my first Read more >

Lighting the Circle of Lights

After writing about the Circle of Lights last month, I was determined to take my family this year to this annual Indianapolis tradition. When I saw that they expect 100,000 people to the event, and it’s the busiest shopping day Read more >

The Circle of Lights on Indianapolis’ Monument Circle

I’ve never seen the lighting of the Indiana Christmas tree, the Circle of Lights. I do have an excuse, in that I’ve only lived in Indianapolis for two Christmases. The rest of the time, I either lived in Muncie (Delaware Read more >