FANTASTIC FLOAT – The parade float judging was tough, but seven -year-old Mercedes Brown proved to be an engaging and discerning celebrity judge, helping Santa choose the Northstar Hardware Building Supplies (Rona) as the Most Awesome float at Light Up Night on Saturday, November 23rd.
The Copper Point Resort’s float was picked as Most Flashy. Photo by Dan Walton
Kris Kringle kickoff – Calgary kids Duncan Seigel, 4, and sister Norah Seigel, 7, paid a visit to Santa during Invermeres Light Up Night festivities on Saturday, November 23rd. (Norah is hoping Santa will bring her a microscope.) Photo by Greg Amos
Another scene from Light Up Night. Photo by Dan Walton
Evan Pacey and Courtenay Allen huddle by the heat of a fire pit at the Invermere Light Up night. Photo by Greg Amos.
Calgarians Zach Nelson, 12, Sydney Nelson, 10, and dad Keith Nelson enjoy the warmth of a fire pit. Photo by Greg Amos
Ty Lightfoot takes a break on the sidewalk to enjoy some popcorn during Invermeres Light Up Photo by Greg Amos
Pepperman, the shadowy defender of the Columbia Valley, was found in a dark alley at the Light Up Night. Photo by Greg Amos