a rainy weekend

Almost a whole weekend ruined. DSCN3121 Commitments made now delayed for most of Palm Beach county all but one. The American German Club, 15 min. from downtown Lake Worth Beach did not cancel, but experienced a low turn out. Open today from noon on to 8 p.m.  Talk is they will go ahead and add a 2nd ( next) weekend. Stay tuned for that confirmation.  Entry for adults 12 + free with unwrapped gift valued at least $8 good cause. DSCN3125

The festivities  continue under a very large outdoor pavilion where the Kristindle Market is being held.  with many lights, activities to delight every age.  Children choirs,   DSCN3079 live entertainment.  Lots of small imported gift items that are imports from Germany.  Along with the collectible beer steins.  nutcracker many one of a kind along with Smoker, Smoker is  something new to me a wooden figure into which a cone of incense is put and the aromatic smoke  of Myrrh, Frankensense DSCN3087 , Baked apple, Pine comes from his mouth.  These were originally used for health purposes in Europe and still carry the name of Apotheker  (druggist).  $25

DSCN3164Kids activities, Ice Skating,  This star your child can make and it is free and it is awesome.  It’s almost 12 inches across and could easily replace your wreath on your front door. made of sturdy dble. thick paper. DSCN3126DSCN3085Around 5 p.m. there is a traditional Lantern Parade,  bring your own or purchase one there. It is led by Santa Clause and Kristkindle DSCN3143and they then light up the giant christmas tree which is surrounded by several running trains beneath it. DSCN3104If you have never been go.  Beer is still available but the drink of choice is Gluh Wine a hot toddy type drink.   American German Club is at 5111 Lantana Rd. Lake Worth fl.  33463   Best time is late afternoon into evening when the full effect of the lights is dramatic and the Lantern Parade at 5 p.m.

did I mention face painting m ahh try to take your santa picture before.

did I mention face painting m ahh try to take your santa picture before.

About Lake Worth Florida by the moment the source of inspiration

A former Unite Press International photographer. Spent 9 years with Cruise Ship Photos of London. Moved to Lake Worth from Coconut Grove, with artist husband Fred Hunt. Never leaves the house without a camera. Writes another blog "One Ear Society" dealing with the ins and outs of the art world. Closed her Art Gallery in Coconut Grove after 17 years to relocate in Lake Worth.
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