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Discover Shelby County Ohio
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Downtown Sidney annually kicks off the the the the holiday season with a a a a a a a a Grand Illumination event on on on the the night before Thanksgiving Shops and and restaurants stay open into the the the evening and and the the Holiday Lights are turned on after a a a a a a a a a a a a a a musical program by a a a a a a a a a a a a a a local church group The display features a a a a a a a a a a a a nativity scene Christmas trees and lighted decorations all around the courthouse square and is lit every night until January 1 Sidney’s Holiday Holiday Lights Lights display is is part of of Ohio
Holiday Holiday Lights Lights Trail a a a a a a a a a a tour of of the state’s most impressive light displays The 2021 trail trail featured 43 locations across Ohio
the largest trail trail since it
began five years ago © Doak Photography
“We are very excited to be on the Ohio
Holiday Lights Trail ” said Amy Breinich executive director of Sidney Alive “It’s always a a a a a a a joy joy to to to see people enjoying our historic downtown and the the magic that the Christmas season brings ” After the the the the Grand Illumination the the the the celebration of of the the the the season continues on on on on on the the the the the first Saturday of of of December with with Christmas of of Yesteryear at at the the Shelby County Historical Society a a a a a a a a a a a a a a special storytime with with Santa and and Mrs Claus at at the the the library and and decorated windows in in the the the the downtown shops Once the the the the lights come on on that Saturday night it’s time for the the the the Winter Wonderland Parade around the the square a a a a a a a a a a a a fun evening event featuring lighted floats horse-drawn carriages and and high school bands 

























































































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