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Irwin welcomes the holidays with annual Light Up Night Parade

Mary Pickels
| Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017, 9:00 p.m.
The Norwin High School Marching Band makes its way down Main Street in Irwin during the 2016 Light Up Night Parade.
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The Norwin High School Marching Band makes its way down Main Street in Irwin during the 2016 Light Up Night Parade.

For the 37th year, Irwin will welcome the holiday season with its Light Up Night Parade, drawing as many as 10,000 people to the downtown business district turned winter wonderland from 5to 10 p.m. Nov. 16.

As has become tradition, Main Street closes to vehicular traffic at 4 p.m. while stores and restaurants remain open and food vendors set up.

Entertainment will begin at 5 p.m., including the Norwin Show Choir performing at the Lamp Theatre; Janet's School of Dance and Queen of Angels Show Choir at Third and Main streets; Calvary Church Band and Tres Lads, performing in the Third Street parking lot before the parade; the I Am Music orchestra performing on Fourth Street.

Tree lighting will take place at 6:25 p.m. at Third and Main streets. The parade will kick off at 6:30 p.m., featuring high school bands, dancing groups, floats and fire trucks.Following the parade, Santa will visit with children in the S&T Bank lobby at Third and Main streets until 9 p.m.

Complimentary shuttle service by First Student will be available to and from the Norwin Hills parking lot and Sixth Street from 5-9 p.m.

Light Up Night visitors are invited to share their experiences by posting to social media using #IrwinLightUpNight.

Details: downtownirwin.com

Mary Pickels is a Tribune-Review staff writer. Reach her at 724-836-5401 or mpickels@tribweb.com or via Twitter @MaryPickels.

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