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5 Huge Events in Belltown on Friday, December 13, 2013

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Belltown Sparkles judging of Belltown’s annual holiday decorating contest for cash prizes in the residential and business categories is Friday, December 13th, at 6:00 pm BUT you must register by December 11th to enter the contest at www.mybelltown.com/belltown-sparkles.  Meet-up is at the Belltown Community Center located at 415 Bell Street in Belltown.  The public is invited to join the judges and holiday carolers.  The top residential prize is $350 in cash and the top Business prize is $500 so let’s light up Belltown.

Beaconettes carolers will join the Belltown Sparkles judges and public for a walk around Belltown from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm.  Watch myBelltown.com for upcoming posting of caroling stops during the walk.  And, check out the Beaconettes at http://www.seattlechannel.org/videos/video.asp?ID=4071246&file=1 and https://www.facebook.com/Beaconettes?directed_target_id=0.

Belltown ArtWalk is Friday from 6:00 pm until 9:00 pm.  You can start with refreshments and caroling by the Beaconettes from 6:00 pm to 6:15 pm then the Spruce Street School preschool carolers starting at 6:30 pm at the Belltown Community Center.  For more information and the map for the ArtWalk go to https://www.facebook.com/events/1432439100310993.

Storefronts Belltown’s final installations this month are at ShopSeattle.org located at and Interstitial Theatre Pop-Up located at The Belltown Collective, 2231 First Avenue.  Storefronts Belltown was made possible by a grant from the Department of Neighborhoods grant this month written by the Belltown Business Association.  For more information about Storefronts Belltown and Shunpike, go to http://storefrontsseattle.com/2013/09/30/shopseattle-and-interstitial-theatre-debut-in-belltown.

Belltown Holiday Sparkles Photo Contest starts Friday, December 13th, and runs through December 31, 2013.  E-mail your photos of Belltown decorations (interior as well as outdoors) to sparkles@mybelltown.com along with the photo location (must be Belltown location to win) and the photographer’s contact information for prizes – first place is $25, second place is $15 and third place is $10.  Please note photos will be posted on social media.

Check out the Holidays in Seattle at http://www.holidaysinseattle.com/Home.aspx , the Metropolitan Improvement District at http://www.downtownseattle.com/MID/, the Department of Neighborhoods at http://www.seattle.gov/neighborhoods/nmf/, the Belltown Community Council at http://belltowncc.org/ and the Belltown Business Association at ht