The combo of moonlight on the fresh new fallen snow will make a perfect night to do the  "Put the kids in their footie pajamas, pack a thermos of hot chocolate and drive around the city for a  holiday lights tour." 





To plot your route you can check out this Holiday Lights map.   

I had heard of this tree below. A few  south of the river friends had told me tales of  this tree and how they look forward to seeing it on their commute. . It's high on a bluff over HWY 77 near Old Shakopee Rd.  We're definitely including it on our route this evening .


 Photo  By Richard Tsong-Taatarii, Star Tribune


Here's the story behind this beautiful oak that ran earlier this week.  Who needs a yule log? 

And yet another holiday lights story from today's paper  Light show shimmers message of hope 

With seven Christmas trees, 8,000 lights and lots of sweat equity, a holiday display synced to music outside a Plymouth home aims to raise awareness about Parkinson's Disease.


Any other lights in the metro area that you think are a must see? Share below.