December 6, 2012
An evening of choir performances, strolling entertainment, and more!
Mount Vernon Place celebrates the holiday season with the 41st annual lighting of the Washington Monument.
A Monumental Occasion takes place Thursday, December 6, 2012 with pre-event festivities at 5:30pm in Mount Vernon. The official ceremony begins at 7pm with the official lighting at approximately 7:45pm.
The evening includes musical performances by Morgan State University Choir, Baltimore City College High School Choir, Heart of Maryland Chorus, and Harbor City Music Company Choir. The monument will be lit by Ladarius Webb and Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake. The event ends with a colorful fireworks and laser finale choreographed to music.
Mount Vernon Place is located in the 600-700 block of North Charles Street.
A Monumental Occasion is coordinated by Downtown Partnership of Baltimore in conjunction with the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts and the Department of Recreation and Parks.
About the Artist
Boya Sun is an illustrator-in-training, currently in her third year of studying at the Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore. Boya grew up in China, Canada, and most recently has lived in Kentucky, before moving to Baltimore to study Illustration here. Boya likes to dance, read comics, eat eggplant, and of course, make art.
For more information on A Monumental Occasion, call 1-877-BALTIMORE or visit http://www.godowntownbaltimore.com.
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