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Kentuckiana Christmas

Holiday displays in Kentucky & Indiana.

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    We head downtown to Light Up Louisville.
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    A Happy Holidays wish from the city.
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    Jefferson Square is all lit up for Christmas...
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    ... including toy soldiers and a big tree...
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    ... a REALLY big tree.
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    The park sparkles with the city as a backdrop.
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    A Christmas oasis in the middle of the hustle and bustle of downtown.
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    A great display off Westport Road.
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    This home off Blackburn Avenue is beautifully decorated.
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    This Crescent Hill house has it all...
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    ... including its own workshop.
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    You can almost see the lights all the way to Frankfort Avenue.
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    This home off Frankfort Avenue is a real tribute to Clark Griswold...
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    ... complete with an array of lighted figures.
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    A beautiful nativity at Baptist East hospital.
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    Santa waves you in to the lighted display at Brown Park...
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    ... there's a lamplighter...
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    ... sparkling Christmas tree...
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    ... huge candles and more.
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    Norton Hospital has a wonderful display of its own...
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    ... from the park out front all the way to the Christmas tree on top of the hospital.
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    These Okolona residents have gone all out!
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    There's a computerized light show to go with the music.
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    The neighbors on Melon Court have also decorated...
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    ... with plenty of balloons...
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    ... lights...
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    ... and lighted figures.
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    But it's hard to compete with THIS one.
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    Howdy, Santa!
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    Some cute stuffed animals go for a ride on this little carousel.
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    The display is all for a good cause
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    Other houses in the neighborhood decorate, as well. Like this wooden nativity and sleigh...
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    ... or tribute to a Charlie Brown Christmas.
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    A nice lighted display in Okolona.
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    Toy soldiers guard this home.
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    Great lights... and another carousel.
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    A simple lighted nativity scene on a home in the South End.
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    This home on Alice Fay has a huge decorated tree.
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    This house on Manslick Road always decorates for the holidays... and Christmas is no exception.
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    Another beautifully lighted home nearby.
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    A neighborhood off Palatka had some wonderfully decorated homes, too.
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    Simple, but lovely.
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    Wooden deer at the entrance to this home...
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    ... and a loaded sleigh in front of this one.
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    Brown County was decorated to the hilt for Christmas...
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    ... with Christmas trees in the courtyard.
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    Mel rests at the Visitor Center after a day of shopping...
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    ... while Ron makes his way through town.
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    The town couldn't be more Christmas-y.
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    Each shop has its own display...
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    ... one more beautiful than the other...
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    ... most with a country charm...
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    ... like the entrance to this Restaurant and Inn...
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    ... complete with Santa himself.
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    One of our favorite trees at the courtyard, decorated in honor of breast cancer awareness.
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    Even the Salvation Army building was beatifully decorated for the holidays.
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    A Crestwood home... simple but elegant.
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    And another nearby.
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    Ingenious lighted tree in the bed of an old Ford.
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    Lots of lights at this Crestwood home.
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    There's a house in Crestwood that goes all out for Christmas!
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    One of MANY character displays to see...
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    The Tele-Tubbies welcome you...
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    ... as well as Scooby Doo...
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    ... CARS...
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    ... the Care Bears...
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    ... Spongebob Squarepants & gang...
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    ... the Grinch, Max and Cindy Lou-Who...
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    ... Santa himself...
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    Winnie the Pooh and friends...
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    ... including Mel's favorite, Piglet...
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    ... the Peanuts gang...
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    ... what a set-up...
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    ... the Cat in the Hat and other Dr. Suess characters...
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    ... even superheroes show up for this.
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    Wonder how much this month's light bill is?
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    That says it all.
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    The gazebo in the Courthouse Square at Light Up Corydon (11-29-08).
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    Hundreds of folks were roaming the square in Corydon...
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    ... catching the lights and the holiday spirit.
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    Corydon looked beautiful all lit up.
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    Shoppers at Hickman's enjoying hot cider.
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    There were lights everywhere.
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    The line to see Santa was long.
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    Angel wanted Mel to take her to see Santa...
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    ... but with the long line...
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    ... Angel decides to talk to Mrs. Claus instead. "I want some bacon... and I want some chicken... and I want some cookies..."
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    A lovely horse-drawn carriage awaits.
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    One of the store windows at the Christmas Goose in Corydon.
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    The main street in Corydon was lit well for the holiday celebration.
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    Mel & Angel take a break on the steps of the gazebo.
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    Many houses in Corydon were decorated as well.
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    Some quite elaborately.
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    It's an inflatable party.
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    Here's a "Peanuts" themed house in New Albany.
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    Another beautifully decorated yard in New Albany.
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    Bardstown, Ky was looking quite festive.
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    How about a lighted horse-drawn carriage?
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    What girl wouldn't want to ride in this one?
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    Even Santa was cruising Bardstown. He must be giving the reindeer a rest for now.