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Both foot and car traffic whizzes through the streets of downtown Columbia during the two hours of the festival.
Photo by George Frey / Bearing News

Living Windows 2018 kick starts holiday season

George Frey December 9, 2018

Every year on Dec. 7, downtown Columbia brings in thousands of locals and tourists for the Living Windows celebration. Where the various merchants on  9th Street and Broadway showcase their quirky styles...

The flute playing Santa, aka Lamar Roberts, plays his flute under the magic tree to an adoring crowd. Photo by George Frey / Bearing News

Behind the Flute

George Frey December 9, 2018

Living Windows has been a holiday tradition in Columbia for years. The celebration invites the old, young, students and tourists alike to sample local businesses and their products through their intricate...

A store displays holiday cheer during the Living Windows celebration from two years ago, on Dec. 4. Photo by Skyler Froese

A lot of details and a little bit of downtown

Eléa-Marie Gilles December 16, 2016

Almost two weeks ago we went downtown for “Living Windows,” the event where people go into windows and stay there for almost all the time of the event. That can be the people who owned the store,...

Downtown businesses celebrate annual Living Windows Festival

Downtown businesses celebrate annual Living Windows Festival

Skyler Froese December 5, 2016

While first Fridays always bring excitement to downtown Columbia, Friday Dec. 2 was especially vibrant. The city celebrated the annual Living Windows displays, in which stores’ employees act out scenes...

The District comes to life with holiday cheer

The District comes to life with holiday cheer

Rochita Ghosh December 4, 2015

Check out some of the Living Window displays shown downtown on Dec. 4. Characters from Charlie Brown to Princess Leia made appearances in the 2015 scenes of these businesses. [TS_VCSC_Lightbox_Gallery...

Living Windows entertains Columbians

Living Windows entertains Columbians

Maddie Magruder December 8, 2012

The windows of stores, galleries, restaurants and sweet shops downtown came alive Friday, Dec. 7 with holiday cheer. From free hot chocolate in the Missouri Theater to a live nativity scene in front of...

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