Festival of Lights at Our Lady of Fatima Shrine in Holliston, Massachusetts

The giant globe at the Festival of Lights at Our Lady of Fatima Shrine in Holliston, Massachusetts Editor's note: The Festival of Lights at Our Lady of Fatima Shrine was cancelled in 2020 due to safety concerns from COVID-19. While it's uncertain yet whether the festival can return this year, I'm posting photos from a … Continue reading Festival of Lights at Our Lady of Fatima Shrine in Holliston, Massachusetts

La Salette Christmas Celebration of Lights tells a powerful story

The National Shrine of Our Lady of LaSalette decorated for the holidays in Attleboro, Massachusetts Photos by Cheryl Landes For more than 65 years, the National Shrine of Our Lady of La Salette in Attleboro, Massachusetts, has delighted visitors with its Christmas Celebration of Lights. Displays with more than 400,000 lights are spread across 10 … Continue reading La Salette Christmas Celebration of Lights tells a powerful story

The Kilroy Stars shine on the West Coast until January 31

Image credit: The Kilroy Stars See the Kilroy Stars, four star sculptures created by Burning Man artists based in Oakland, California, at four locations on the West Coast through January 31. These stars are at highly visible locations in Seattle, San Francisco, Los Angeles, and San Diego. The stars have more than 30,000 LED lights … Continue reading The Kilroy Stars shine on the West Coast until January 31

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

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