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There is a bit of minor refurb news this week. The Liberty Square Riverboat is scheduled to be closed for a refurbishment from 2/1/2012 to 2/7/2012. Lights, Motors, Action! Extreme Stunt Show at Disney's Hollywood Studios is closing for a brief refurbishment from 11/11/2012 to 11/14/2012. And finally, the Cabins at Disney's Fort Wilderness Resort are next to get the new RFID touch door locks on guest rooms. Work will start in mid-November and should be complete by the end of the month.

The official Disney Parks Blog today revealed a few details about additions to this year's Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights.

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Guests this year will be able to meet Santa Goofy nightly in a specially themed “Goofy's Winter Wonderland” area right on the Streets of America. An eighth dancing lights sequence will also be added. This new dancing sequence will be a special arrangement of Winter Wonderland. The spectacle begins on 11/9/12 and runs until 1/6/13 at Disney's Hollywood Studios and is included with regular park admission.

The line-up of entertainment offerings for this year's Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party at the Magic Kingdom has been announced.

Mickey's Once Upon A Christmastime Parade - 8:15 PM, 10:30 PM

Holiday Wishes - Celebrate the Spirit of the Season - 9:30 PM

A Totally Tomorrowland Christmas - 7:45 PM, 8:45 PM, 9:55 PM, 10:50 PM, 11:45 PM

Celebrate the Season - 7:45 PM, 10:05 PM, 11:20 PM.

Woody's Hootin' Holiday Open House - Diamond Horseshoe

Club Tinsel - Cosmic Ray's Starlight Cafe

Treat Locations-
Cookies and hot chocolate
The Crystal Palace 9:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Sunshine Tree Terrace 7:00 PM – 12:00 AM
Columbia Harbour House 7:00 PM – 12:00 AM
Pinocchio Village Haus 7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Cosmic Ray's Starlight Cafe 8:00 PM – 12:00 AM

Performances of Cinderella's Holiday Wish began on 11/6/2012. The show will play nightly at 6:15 PM throughout the holiday season.


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The official Disney Parks Blog has revealed a few more details of what we can expect to find inside “The Legend of Captain Jack Sparrow” attraction, along with an official opening date of 12/6/2012. Soft openings are set to begin in late November 2012.

"Guests will journey deep into an eerie lost grotto, where a mysterious pirate skull puts them to the test to see if they have what it takes to set sail with the legendary Captain Jack Sparrow. Along the way, they must face all the perils of a pirate’s life as their favorite moments from the films come to life before their eyes."
 
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