The Lights on the Lake stroll is scheduled for Monday night. The dog walk comes Tuesday. Wednesday night, it’s open for vehicles until the New Year.
This I was assured from a quick lunchtime walk during a crisp noontime this week.
The past two years, my dear wife Karen and I have taken in the start of the extravaganza on one of the two free without-car events, which I chronicled here with plenty of photos.
We think we may go sans pooch this year. As much as she likes to get out and about, we cover more ground without worrying about our beloved rescue mutt meeting up with a dog with which she doesn’t match up well.
And the whole thing takes on a different tenor because we live just two miles up the road from Onondaga Lake Park, in the Liverpool neighborhood of Galeville. And my boss at the Liverpool Public Library, which is just two blocks from the path along which the traffic – pedestrian and then vehicular – will roll, has told me about how the traffic will clog our usual driving and parking lanes the first few days.
Karen and I are discussing driving down to the west end, Willow Bay, to take in the finishing point of the trail, which we’ve never made it to the past two years.
Yes, Lights on the Lake is bound to be different for me this year.
Do you want Karen and I to take Ellie B or go by ourselves? Do you want us to go to the start or the finish of the spectacle? Any other Lights on the Lake requests?