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Lighting the Franklin Hotel - 12/3/11


 The Franklin Hotel, located on West Franklin Street in downtown Chapel Hill, is thrilled to announce the 2nd Annual 'Lighting the Franklin' on Saturday, December 3 at 7:30PM. They will unveil a Christmas art installation in the Franklin Street picture windows and turn on  holiday lights.

The picture windows present a wonderful opportunity to liven up the street for the season. The Franklin Hotel has commissioned the creation of a beautiful, one of kind 3D holiday scene by local agency Sprocket House for the entire community to enjoy.

Be a guest in Robert's Lounge and enjoy tasty appetizers and holiday libations, experience the unveiling on the red carpet for all to pass through the viewing line. This event is free and open to the public, so please bring all your friends and family.  For more information visit