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Re: SDC's 2017 Project Part 2
« Reply #300 on: November 02, 2017, 03:24:42 PM »
This is absolutely stunning, and I can't wait to see it in person Nov 9-12!

One question, sorry if it has already been answered....but will Christmas in Midtown be choreographed to music or is it a stagnant display? Even if it is stagnant, it will still be absolutely breathtaking, but i couldn't remember if we discussed it being choreographed or not. Thanks!
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Re: SDC's 2017 Project Part 2
« Reply #301 on: November 02, 2017, 07:54:12 PM »
Some more preview photos -- check out the entrances to the area.  WOW

http://www.midwestinfoguide.com/2017/11/christmas-in-midtown-testing-sdc.html

Just in case anyone might have missed these brand new photos on the previous page
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Re: SDC's 2017 Project Part 2
« Reply #302 on: November 02, 2017, 08:53:20 PM »
Definitely looking very impressive.  Can't wait to see it and film it this Saturday.  Excited about what they've got.  I have a feeling it will be a bit of a late night.  :-)
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Re: SDC's 2017 Project Part 2
« Reply #303 on: November 06, 2017, 11:01:46 AM »
the pictures don't do it justice.  It was absolutely incredible.  Possibly the best lights display I've seen.

If anyone would like to get a look at the finished product, there's a brief video on the SDC Fans Facebook page I shot on Saturday.  I've also got a ton of photos on my photo site.  You can see them at:
https://sirwillow.smugmug.com/Amusement-Parks-Roller/Mid-USA-TX-MO-OK-etc/Silver-Dollar-City-Christmas-in-Mid-Town
(start about page 7)

I'll have a full video preview posted to my youtube channel Tuesday or Wednesday.  :-)
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Re: SDC's 2017 Project Part 2
« Reply #304 on: November 07, 2017, 01:46:55 PM »
Got the video posted!  it's "unlisted" until tomorrow afternoon, but since there has been interest here, I figured I'd post a link here for everyone.  Several minutes of video footage and a few photos are at the end.  It's not the best video I've done by any means, but hope you enjoy it and a look at the rest of SDC around Christmas as well.

https://youtu.be/8VyyGhGR0PI
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Re: SDC's 2017 Project Part 2
« Reply #305 on: November 09, 2017, 09:44:09 AM »
Thanks so much for the video sirwillow! My wife and I likely won't be able to visit during Old Time Christmas this year so we really enjoyed what you shared with us here. Thanks again for taking the time and making the effort with this and sharing it with everyone.

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Re: SDC's 2017 Project Part 2
« Reply #306 on: November 13, 2017, 06:07:56 PM »
The lights are as good as promised. So many people standing around taking photos and selfies, which I guess is the modern sign that they've done a good job. Grandfather's mansion and the bakery are very popular again. Only thing that stood out as odd was some of the music, which I think has been mentioned before. Not sure why they are going with modern Christmas music in the middle of the 1880's old time Christmas, but whatever. It's kind of weird when you go between areas and the classic stuff clashes with the more modern Michael Buble, but maybe that's just because I'm so used to the old stuff.

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Re: SDC's 2017 Project Part 2
« Reply #307 on: November 15, 2017, 12:20:26 PM »
I think it would be better to do without the music.  There's enough going on with people talking, the big tree on Main Street going off...we heard both at the same time Sunday.

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Re: SDC's 2017 Project Part 2
« Reply #308 on: Today at 08:23:14 AM »
Some additional installation photos of Christmas in Midtown
http://www.midwestinfoguide.com/2017/10/christmas-in-midtown-installation-sdc_20.html

There's no excuse for people who "can't" find Midtown during Christmas.  We may have to wear shades to walk through there.

I just about think those entrance trusses could stay and be decorated for other times of the year, as well.  They may be the secret to getting people into that area.

Shhh!  That's the nice, old fashioned, quiet area of the park!  Keep it a secret!

Unless you want a thrill ride plopped down in there you better hope the foot traffic increases the rest of the year.  JS

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