EPB & River City Company Present “Winter Break Spectacular” To Celebrate Start Of Holiday Vacation For Local Students

Tuesday, November 23, 2021
To kick off the holiday vacation for thousands of students in Hamilton County, EPB Fiber Optics and River City Company are partnering to present the “Winter Break Spectacular”, an afternoon of free holiday themed activities in Miller Park, Market Street & Martin Luther King Boulevard, on Friday, Dec. 17. 
 
The event will be held from 1-5:30 p.m., with music, oversized games, balloon animals and holiday treats, including a hot chocolate bar by Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream Shop.
Dancing about the park will be the Playful Evolving Monsters, a group of puppeteers who will parade their giant 20-foot-tall creatures throughout the event. 
 
The Winter Break Spectacular will culminate with a screening of a holiday classic starting at sunset or 5:45 p.m. Between now and Nov. 30, the community is asked to vote for their selection between “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” starring Jim Carrey, or the 2018 animated version of “The Grinch.” Votes can be submitted online at: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/F5PTYFX. The winning selection will be announced on Dec. 1.
 
Families who come out for the Winter Break Spectacular can also enjoy the EPB Holiday Windows located across the street from Miller Park in the street-facing windows of EPB’s downtown building along both Market and Broad Street. The theme for this year’s annual holiday display is “Chatta-who-ville.” The magical holiday scenes were created by EPB employees and STEM School Chattanooga students who are continuing a seasonal tradition that dates back to the 1940s.
 
“EPB invites the public to visit our EPB Holiday Windows all season long from Thanksgiving Day to Mon. Jan. 3,” said EPB’s Lauren Obermark.  “We’re proud to bring this annual holiday tradition back to Chattanooga again this year to help our community get in the spirit of the season.”
 
“The Winter Break Spectacular is a perfect start to the holiday break for families. We are excited to partner with EPB Fiber Optics to offer a free event filled with art, music and entertainment along with showcasing local talent in Downtown Chattanooga,” stated Emily Mack, president & CEO of River City Company.

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