Miss the 2020 Waterfront Blues Festival broadcasts? Now you can stream them.

Shemekia Copeland performs at a previous Waterfront Blues Festival in Portland, Oregon (photo by Cheryl Landes) Got the blues from missing the Waterfront Blues Festival this year? Or did you catch the broadcasts but want to relive those moments? Now you can stream the recorded broadcasts from the entire weekend from these locations: Blues Fest … Continue reading Miss the 2020 Waterfront Blues Festival broadcasts? Now you can stream them.

Times Square’s New Year’s Eve celebration totally virtual this year

Want to be part of the New Year's Eve celebration in New York City without going there? Well, in 2020, you can! The event isn't open for in-person attendance because of COVID, which means that you can watch it online commercial-free at no charge. The festivities begin at 6 p.m. Eastern time and continues until … Continue reading Times Square’s New Year’s Eve celebration totally virtual this year

Ring in the New Year from home with a futuristic concert from Paris

Welcome 2021 by watching world-famous composer Jean Michel Jarre's live performance at Notre-Dame in Paris on New Year's Eve from the comfort of your home. “Welcome to the Other Side” is a concert combining music with a light show inside the famous cathedral. Jarre describes the concert as "free concert experience whose ambition, beyond celebrating … Continue reading Ring in the New Year from home with a futuristic concert from Paris

New Year’s Eve celebration at the Space Needle on TV and online

A glimpse of the New Year's light show at the Space Needle in Seattle to welcome 2021. The show is sponsored by T-Mobile. (Photo credit: Space Needle LLC) Update, January 1, 2021: Watch the recording of the show at spaceneedle.com/newyears. The video runs 11 minutes 30 seconds. New Year's revelers can't go to the Space … Continue reading New Year’s Eve celebration at the Space Needle on TV and online

See festive lights in Brookings through December 31

Gingerbread people in front of a gingerbread house at a previous Nature's Coastal Holiday in Brookings, Oregon (photo by Cheryl Landes) Nature's Coastal Holiday has been a holiday tradition at Azalea Park in Brookings for more than 20 years. This year, because of restrictions on large gatherings from COVID, the event was cancelled. But that … Continue reading See festive lights in Brookings through December 31

Fantasy Lights continues through January 3 in Spanaway, Washington

A poinsettia arch and other displays at Fantasy Lights in Spanaway, Washington (photo by Cheryl Landes) Updated January 1, 2021 See penguins slide off a giant igloo. Reindeer jump across the road, high above the traffic. Santa, his elves, and reindeer sail a ship with Rudolph at the helm. A peacock shows off its colorful … Continue reading Fantasy Lights continues through January 3 in Spanaway, Washington

Bright Nights shines holiday joy in Springfield, Massachusetts

A family takes a horse-drawn carriage ride past a castle at Bright Nights in Springfield, Massachusetts (photo by Cheryl Landes) It's not too late to enjoy one of the Northeast's largest and most beautiful holiday displays. During the three-mile drive, you'll see more than 675,000 lights. Since 1995, Bright Lights in western Massachusetts has brought … Continue reading Bright Nights shines holiday joy in Springfield, Massachusetts

Gift of Lights brighter than ever at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway

A snowman at Gift of Lights at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon (photo by Cheryl Landes) Drive through a 2.5-mile light show with more than 3.5 million lights at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon. This year's Gift of Lights features more than 520 displays and 80 scenes. There are now two … Continue reading Gift of Lights brighter than ever at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway

Winterlights extended through January 17

Photo by Cheryl Landes The Trustees has extended Winterlights, its annual holiday light displays at two properties in Massachusetts until January 17, 2021: Naunkeag in Stockbridge and the Eleanor Cabot Bradley Estate in Canton. Stroll the pathways and admire thousands of colorful lights beautifully arranged. Food and refreshments are available. Capacities are limited each night … Continue reading Winterlights extended through January 17