PHOTO GALLERY: Living Windows Festival brings holiday spirit to downtown

Friday, December 2, 2011 | 9:59 p.m. CST

COLUMBIA — The Living Windows Festival, a holiday tradition in Columbia for more than 20 years, attracted visitors to The District on Friday night with performances, treats and an appearance from Santa Claus.

Performers dance to songs outside My Secret Garden during the Living Windows Festival in downtown Columbia on Friday. The girls pretended to play instruments as part of the skit, "Rockin' around the Christmas Tree."
Kelly Barnes, 8, left, and Grayson Barnes, 8, wave to spectators while making cookies inside Tallulah's during the Living Windows Festival on Friday in downtown Columbia. Kelly and Grayson decorated cookies during their skit, "Dashing Through the Dough."
Rock Bridge High School senior Sarah Henzel high-fives a girl through the glass at Glik's during the Living Windows Festival on Friday. Hendel gave high-fives and fist bumps to younger attendees throughout the night.
Vivian Spear, 6, requests a song for Art Smith to play on the corner of Broadway and Ninth Street on Friday night. Smith played Christmas songs during the Living Windows Festival.
Spectators gather around to watch Maude Vintage's skit "'M' is for Mud at Christmastime" during the Living Windows Festival on Friday. The performance drew one of the biggest crowds of the night.

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