Light show


Washington Monument

December 01, 2005

Tonight, the lights are coming up at the Washington Monument in Mount Vernon. A Monumental Occasion kicks off at 5:30 p.m. with performances by the Handel Choir, Baltimore City College Choir, Sounds of Downtown and other singers, strolling entertainment, a holiday village of vendors offering food, holiday crafts and knick knacks. Then at 6:25 p.m., the lighting ceremony begins with Mayor Martin O'Malley and director John Waters flipping the switch to light the monument. Afterward, there will be a fire works show choreographed to music. A Monumental Occasion is at Mount Vernon Place, 600 block of N. Charles St. Free. Call 410-244-1030 or visit

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