LEUCADIA — Everyone loves holiday lights and a good competition. For that reason The Leucadia 101 Main Street will be hosting a bigger and better Lite Up Leucadia for 2013.The event will kick off Dec. 1 right after Thanksgiving. The program is intended to bring holiday cheer and spectacular lights to the community. Leucadia 101 Main Street invites any business located on Coast Highway 101 between La Costa Avenue and Encinitas Boulevard to participate in this event. Lights will be hung from Dec. 1 to Jan. 1 and Leucadia 101 Main Street will host an online voting poll. The poll will allow one vote per computer to prevent mass voting. If you are an interested merchant, contact the Leucadia 101 Main Street Office, 320 N. Coast Highway 101, Encinitas to sign up.
Awards are given to the top three winners based on the public vote.
First Place: Local restaurant gift certificate and a complimentary 2013 Leucadia 101 Premium Level membership.
Second Place: Bottle of wine from Solterra and a complimentary 2013 Leucadia 101 Patron Level membership.
Third Place: Leucadia Main Street Merchandise Gift Pack and a complimentary 2013 Leucadia 101 Patron Level membership.
Leucadia 101 Main Street asks that shoppers not to forget to spend your dollars locally this holiday season. For every dollar spent in town at an independent retailer, 73 cents stays within the community. That is triple the amount of return over money spent at a large chain.
In addition, the Leucadia 101 Main Street Association is proud to work with the Rutheless Hippies to host a monthly music series at the Encinitas Library. Catch some jazz with the Joshua White Trio, featuring Joshua White on piano, Ben Wanicur on bass and Kevin Higuchi on drums, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Nov. 22, Encinitas Library, 540 Cornish Drive. Tickets are $10 at the door or $8 for students and seniors.