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This is the grand finale of the annual courthouse lighting ceremony at the Courthouse in Newark, Ohio. Because I wasn't able to film this year's event, I thought I'd upload the 2006 festivities. They really weren't much different...All the smalltown goodness and cheer. Merry Christmas! They have big band style holiday music with a live band and singers, plus some area choral groups. It's a really big to-do. People from a local church hand out free hot chocolate and popcorn, and on another part of the square, there's a living nativity complete with camels and sheep. Some of the land on courthouse square is privately-owned, thus the ability to mix church and state. It's a huge thing for our town, so much fun. It's funded in part by a car show held on the square every summer, the Light The Night Car Show. A few years back, the lighting was in danger of being discontinued...I'm so glad it wasn't.