Before they flip the switch

A safe walk through the trails of Onondaga Lake Park during daylight hours certainly finds what cars later will drive past during the nighttime Lights on the Lake. The displays are quite festive even uncharged, I think as I use my iPhone 8. The park closes to walkers at 4:30, I’m told by signs. So…

The lights are out around the lake

Yes, they are getting ready for the annual Lights on the Lake display at Onondaga Lake Park during our virus year of 2020. This chap is already standing post near Willow Bay. On the east end near the Wegmans Playground, meanwhile, these await a good spreading out. This does make me wonder if they will…

Gone but not forgotten

The workers at Onondaga Lake Park did a good job of spiriting away the decorations from Lights on the Lake 2020. A work break walk this week showed that some remnants remain.

The arches await

The preparation at Onondaga Lake Park is more serious. I can picture the walkers going through the arches all bright with holiday colors the opening two nights first, though.

Out come the lights

We know they’re getting ready for the Thanksgiving holiday at Onondaga Lake Park. Paired with the nice September weather, my work colleagues and I have seen the signs of preparation for Lights on the Lake. Already.

Happy Thanksgiving! Let there be Lights on the Lake

I promised to walk through Lights on the Lake last week to share photographs of the festive displays after night fell. I chose Wednesday, which was the night the display on the shores of Onondaga Lake was open to dogs and their walkers. I was between my main day and a night obligation two blocks…

Walkers, welcome to this year’s Lights on the Lake

My library colleagues and I have been watching them ready the displays for this year’s Lights on the Lake for months now. No exaggeration. The extravaganza’s annual walking event is tonight on the shores of Onondaga Lake. Wednesday is the annual dog walk event. The paid admission drive through nights start Thursday. It runs through…