Christmas on Candy Cane Lane by Sheila RobertsIcicle Falls is the place to be at Christmas…
Everyones getting ready for Christmas in Icicle Falls, especially on Candy Cane Lane, where holiday decorating is taken very seriously. Tilda Morrison, town cop, is looking forward to celebrating Christmas in her first house… until she discovers that shes expected to keep up with the neighbors, including Maddy Donaldson, the inspiration behind the whole extravaganza. But this year, someones destroying Maddies precious candy canes! Thank goodness for the cop in their neighborhood.
Tilda already has her hands full trying to sort out her love life and fix up her fixer-upper. Oh, and wont it be fun to have the family over for Christmas dinner? Not really… Then theres her neighbor, Ivy Bohn. As a newly single mom, Ivy can sum up the holiday in two words: Bah, humbug. But shes determined to give her kids a perfect Christmas.
Despite family disasters, irritating ex-husbands and kitchen catastrophes, these three women are going to find out that Christmas really is the most wonderful time of the year!
Corpus Christi's Candy Cane Lane kicks off the holidays with lights, music and more
Read on! Park Rd. A real, live Santa is also known to make surprise appearances, passing out candy canes, of course! Also nearby: Kidd Valley Burgers can you say, milkshakes! Candy Cane Lane is a drive by thing, with cars idling and inching along slowly as passengers snap pictures through fogged-up windows. Yet, if you want to fully experience the music, lights, mechanical decorations the rain and the wind , park on a side street, bundle up and get out of the car.
The interactive, nighttime program has set up eight illuminated installations around the botanical garden grounds, from luminescent forests to free-standing hands-on art pieces. While L. Case in point: This grand, mile-long driveway of cedars in Altadena becomes blanketed in lights each holiday as it transforms into Christmas Tree Lane. Take a majestic cruise down the hill after it lights up the second Saturday in December Dec 8, festival at 2pm, lighting at 6pm. Leave your car a few blocks away to avoid the narrow, one-way Dell Avenue, and take a stroll through the shimmering neighborhood.
Almost 70 years now! When it comes to tradition, not many cities on the West Coast, let alone small towns, exude tradition as much as El Segundo, California during the Holidays. Candy Cane Lane on the block of East Acacia Avenue is one specific block in town that that tends to sparkle more than all the other streets during the Christmas Season.
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First off, I love Christmas but being in this environment sure did top it off. The residents come out and chat with you.
Your tree at home is probably great, but we love making a holiday season outing to view decorations. The best Christmas lights in L. Here are some of the best places to get your sparkle on. Also be sure to stop by the Balian House, a famous property on a hill near the neighborhood, which often sets out a life size nativity and other displays. Santa Rosa Avenue in Altadena. Upper Hastings Ranch is not too far from Christmas Tree Lane—both can be accomplished in a good night of light-peeping—but it is an enclave unto itself, with its own holiday lights tradition. Each block of the neighborhood is given its own theme, and participating houses go all out with lights, decor, and installations.
During the holidays, dazzling light displays throughout Los Angeles bring the city to vibrant life at night. From traditional lighting ceremonies to festive decorations at popular attractions and local neighborhoods throughout the city, here are the best holiday light displays in L. With this special holiday package, guests at the Hollywood Hotel can experience the favorite holiday pastime of Christmas light "hunting" like never before. Package includes:. For info visit the Griffith Park Train Rides website. The Los Angeles Arboretum and Botanic Garden invites you to experience the Moonlight Forest , an unforgettable evening of art, culture and discovery.