Waikiki Beach summer concerts return to Cape Disappointment State Park

Image by Rizky Dwi from Pixabay The 15th annual summer concerts series at the Waikiki Beach amphitheater in Cape Disappointment State Park kicked off on Saturday, July 10, with The Hackles performing roots-influenced music. Three more Saturday evening concerts are scheduled for the 2021 season: July 24 – Neftalí Rivera and Grupo Borikuas (Afro-Caribbean)August 14 – Annie Staninec … Continue reading Waikiki Beach summer concerts return to Cape Disappointment State Park

Summer 2021 Christian music events in New England

Britt Nicole on stage at The Soulfest: Christian Music Festival in Gilford, New Hampshire (photo by Cheryl Landes) Three Christian music events will be held in New England this summer: two music festivals in New Hampshire and a music series in Massachusetts. 2021 Hampton Beach Christian Music Festival in Hampton Beach, New Hampshire The 2021 … Continue reading Summer 2021 Christian music events in New England

Armchair photo tours: A colorful sunrise near Biddeford, Maine

Photos by Cheryl Landes Often when I travel to New England, I get up early and drive to the coast to watch the sun rise over the Atlantic Ocean. In today's armchair photo tour, I'm sharing some views from one of my favorite Atlantic sunrises at a beach near Biddeford, Maine. Biddeford is 96 miles … Continue reading Armchair photo tours: A colorful sunrise near Biddeford, Maine

Armchair photo tours: A beautiful beach sunset and moonrise in Norwalk, Connecticut

A full moon rises in the sunset's afterglow at Calf Pasture Beach in Norwalk, Connecticut Photos by Cheryl Landes During one of my drives through Connecticut, I made a spontaneous stop at a park in Norwalk about an hour before sunset. The temperature was perfect on this beautiful fall evening—in the low 70s—and it wasn't … Continue reading Armchair photo tours: A beautiful beach sunset and moonrise in Norwalk, Connecticut

Venice Electric Light Parade shines on every Sunday night

For five years on Sunday night, visitors to Venice Beach in southern California see a show like no other. Riders bring their bicycles, skateboards, scooters, and anything else with wheels that's human-powered decorated in LED lights for a parade along the beach. Marcus Gladney founded the parade to promote bicycle safety at night and to … Continue reading Venice Electric Light Parade shines on every Sunday night

Armchair photo tours: Sunset at the Presque Isle Lighthouse in Erie, Pennsylvania

Photos by Cheryl Landes Located on the north shore of Presque Isle State Park in Erie, Pennsylvania, the Presque Isle Lighthouse has been a beacon to mariners on the Great Lakes for almost 150 years. Originally, the lighthouse was designed to be built entirely of cut stone, but when the cost became prohibitive, bricks were … Continue reading Armchair photo tours: Sunset at the Presque Isle Lighthouse in Erie, Pennsylvania