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Ivar's Clam Lights light up Gene Coulon park Nov. 30

Ivar’s Clam Lights  will begin their 19th appearance Nov. 30 at Gene Coulon Memorial Beach Park on Lake Washington. The spectacular display that draws thousands to the park will run through Jan. 1. - City of Renton
Ivar’s Clam Lights will begin their 19th appearance Nov. 30 at Gene Coulon Memorial Beach Park on Lake Washington. The spectacular display that draws thousands to the park will run through Jan. 1.
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The City of Renton will hold the official lighting of Ivar’s Clam Lights on Friday, Nov. 30, at Gene Coulon Memorial Beach Park.

The events begin at 6:15 p.m. at the park, 1201 Lake Washington Blvd. N.

This is the 19th Annual Ivar’s Clam Lights that brings thousands of visitors to the park.

The free entertainment includes rides in horse-drawn wagons, an appearance by Santa, entertainment by Erwilian, bonfire and holiday sing-along led by Michelle Bettinger, Rainier Yacht Club’s “Parade of Boats,” and a visit by the Argosy Christmas Ship featuring Northwest Girlchoir Amore Ensemble.

Officiating over the event will be Renton Mayor Denis Law and Title Sponsor Ivar’s and event co-sponsor Puget Sound Energy.

Ivar’s Clam Lights will shine nightly 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. through Jan. 1.

Schedule of events:

• 6:15 to 7:30 p.m. – Erwilian, acoustic holiday entertainment

• 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. – Ride in Santa’s covered wagon

• 7 p.m. – Welcome and official lighting by Mayor Denis Law

• 7:15 to 8 p.m. – Bonfire and community sing-along with Michelle Bettinger, North Picnic Shelter

• 7:30 p.m. – Rainier Yacht Club’s “Parade of Boats”

• 8 to 8:20 p.m. – Argosy Christmas Ship with Northwest Girlchoir Amore Ensemble

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