Viewing party planned locally for finale of ‘Idol’ Huntington Center

Viewing party planned locally for finale of ‘Idol’

Crystal Bowersox

With northwest Ohio’s Crystal Bowersox competing for this season’s American Idol crown, Huntington Center is opening its doors to the public for a free viewing party of the show’s finale.

The two-hour event during which the show’s winner will be named begins at 8 p.m. Wednesday.

The viewing party in Toledo may be shown during the national broadcast.

Doors to the Huntington Center will open at 6:30 p.m., with seating limited to 8,300.

To kick off the festivities, the city of Toledo and Lucas County will host a block party on Huron Street between Jefferson and Madison Avenues.

The block party will begin at 5 p.m. and last until about 7 p.m.

A press release said more information will be provided about street closures closer to the event date.

Bowersox and co-finalist Lee DeWyze will perform beginning at 8 p.m. Tuesday on American Idol, seen locally on Fox affiliate WUPW-TV, Channel 36.



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