LANSING, Mich. — Silver Bells Home Edition, presented by the Lansing Board of Water and Light, will air on FOX 47 on Friday, November 20 from 6-8 p.m. This special telecast is a spinoff of Silver Bells in the City and will feature elements of the traditional event like the state Christmas tree lighting, family holiday singalongs, celebrity shout outs, diverse holiday offerings and more.
“We are happy to be putting this television program together to give so many people in the Lansing region something positive and uplifting to look forward to and a way to kick off the holiday season safely during these challenging times, stated Scott Keith,” President and CEO of the Lansing Entertainment and Public Facilities Authority.
Mid-Michigan residents also have an opportunity to be part of Silver Bells Home Edition! Gather your favorite photos of your family and friends at-home traditions in the following categories: Ugly Sweaters, Matching Holiday Pajamas, Holiday Trees and Menorahs, Unique Ornaments and Festive Holiday Décor Interior/Exterior and submit them to the show. In addition, Santa needs letters from children with their list of wishes for this holiday season. Santa will read some of the letters he receives during the program. Photos and letters to Santa can be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org through October 23, 2020.
Silver Bells in the City Home Edition is produced by the Lansing Entertainment and Public Facilities Authority (LEPFA) in partnership with the City of Lansing. Silver Bells Home Edition is made possible through the support of many generous area sponsors, including Presenting Sponsor, the Lansing Board of Water & Light. Gold Bell sponsors are the City of Lansing, the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union #665 and the Lansing Chapter of the National Electrical Contractors Association. The Christmas tree lighting sponsor is Granger Waste Services. Bronze Bell sponsors are Delta Dental of Michigan, Ohio and Indiana, Lake Trust Credit Union, M3 Group, and The Shyft Group.
“BWL is proud to continue our commitment to being the presenting sponsor of Silver Bells Home Edition. While we’d love to join together as usual for our annual Silver Bells in the City celebration, we’re happy to see the tradition continue in a new, creative format,” stated Dick Peffley, General Manager of the Lansing Board of Water and Light.
2020 Commemorative Ornament
The 2020 Silver Bells Home Edition commemorative ornament will be available for purchase online at silverbellshomeedition.org [silverbellshomeedition.org] by mid-October. The handcrafted ornament is made by local artist, Tiffany Marie of La Fille Gallery in Lansing. Each ornament is $25.
Saturday, November 21
The 10th Annual Silver Bells 5K Race will take place on Saturday, November 21 beginning at 9 a.m. in downtown Lansing. Participants will be able to run/walk the 3-mile race at-home virtually or in-person with open timing. The race will be chip timed with finishers medals and buffs given to all participants with awards for top finishers. Register at runsignup.com/silverbells [runsignup.com]. Any realized proceeds benefit Silver Bells Home Edition and the Chris and Louise Holman Foundation.
For more information, please visit silverbellshomeedition.org [silverbellshomeedition.org] or contact Mindy Biladeau with LEPFA at 734-658-7977.
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