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Fantasy in Lights

24 Dec

Oh friends – it’s that time of the year again.  Fantasy in Lights happens not too far away from us at Calloway Gardens in Pine Mountain, Georgia.  It’s really a must see for the Christmas season.  Something about going out at night, riding the Jolly Trolley throughout the park, seeing all of the beautiful lights in awe.  ❤ it – I mean heck what’s not to love right?

Fantasy in Lights at Calloway Gardens has been taking place for more than 20 years – it’s among the top 10 light shows in the world.  Did you know that they have more than 8 million lights throughout the park this time of the year?  All of that shiny holiday spirit – 🙂

So mom and dad go and got lucky this year on the Jolly Trolley.  They got front row seats together.  There they sat all bundled up in their coats, coffee cups in hand and anticipating a wonderful show like always.  Trolley’s have a driver and a conductor that talks about what is coming up and what to expect.  The night mom and dad went, their conductor was Samantha.  She was nice wonderful lady.

There is one spot that the trolley rides a bit before the show begins.  Samantha thought it would be a nice touch for all of us to sing Bing Crosby’s White Christmas.  Major feat but they can do this!  So they start, “I’m dreaming of a white Christmas…”  Well daddy goes bah-bah-bah-bah in his best Bing Crosby voice out of the blue.  Mommy says it was like a wave of laughter that started in the front of the trolley and then rolled all the way back.  Finally the conductor was laughing so hard she said, “We have to switch songs now.”

Shakes piggy head.  Those two humans of mine can’t be trusted to even go out and watch the lights.

 
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Posted by on 12/24/2014 in 25 Days of Christmas, Bacon

 

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27 responses to “Fantasy in Lights

  1. Molly The Wally

    12/24/2014 at 5:22 am

    Sounds like it was fun. Have a wonderful Wednesday.
    Best wishes Molly

     
    • PigLove

      12/24/2014 at 12:22 pm

      It was fun says mom and dad. Even though dad got into trouble – snorts. XOXO – Bacon

       
  2. Cupcake

    12/24/2014 at 6:02 am

    Your parents need to bring a sensible piggy along with them wherever they go. Maybe you can keep them in line….

    Love and licks,
    Cupcake

     
    • PigLove

      12/24/2014 at 12:23 pm

      I think I need to be dads service pig. I think that would keep him out of trouble – maybe. XOXO – Bacon

       
  3. onespoiledcat

    12/24/2014 at 6:43 am

    Oh cool! I bet that was a neato ride in the trolley (except for the singing of course…..!). There is a festival of lights here but you DRIVE through in your car – not as much fun (but you can sing and nobody else hears you!).

    Hugs, Sammy

     
    • PigLove

      12/24/2014 at 12:24 pm

      This one does both but the trolley is way cool! They found out afterwards that I could have went. XOXO – Bacon

       
  4. purrfectkitties

    12/24/2014 at 7:14 am

    So cool! We’d LOVE to ride that Jolly Trolley throughout the park too! 🙂 Merry meowy CATmas to you all! We hope you have a wonderful time! 😀 xx Roxy & Tigerlino ❤

     
    • PigLove

      12/24/2014 at 12:25 pm

      Mom said she loved it. It was a lot of fun. XOXO – Bacon

       
  5. Reilly & Denny

    12/24/2014 at 8:29 am

    sounds like lots of smiles that night – have a Merry Christmas

     
    • PigLove

      12/24/2014 at 12:25 pm

      It definitely was! XOXO – Bacon

       
  6. easyweimaraner

    12/24/2014 at 9:26 am

    Bro, I wish I could ride in that trolley too… but only with your peeps in the first row, that would be really the best christams eve evah! Have a wonderful christmas dear brother, I hope so much that the La poste guy in his rubber dinghy brings my gift to your crib today :o)

     
    • PigLove

      12/24/2014 at 12:27 pm

      That would be so much fun brother!! We could all do the trolley together and have so much fun. It is raining so hard today. I think I need a boat for Christmas. XOXO – Bacon

       
  7. wallaceandsamuel

    12/24/2014 at 9:32 am

    Sounds like something our mom would just love too!
    MERRY CHRISTMAS!!!!
    BIG licks and love to all,
    Wally & Sammy
    xoxoxoxo

     
    • PigLove

      12/24/2014 at 12:37 pm

      It was so very much fun my friends. Ya’ll would all have a great time. XOXO – Bacon

       
  8. katsrus

    12/24/2014 at 10:13 am

    That sounds fun. I bet it’s really pretty too. Merry Christmas Bacon and family. May Santa brings lots of goodies.
    Sue B

     
    • PigLove

      12/24/2014 at 12:37 pm

      It was fun and pretty and cold. But a great time for sure. XOXO – Bacon

       
  9. Sarge

    12/24/2014 at 11:27 am

    Hey Bacon!
    Wow, I bet those lights are gorgeous! What a nice way to celebrate. Wish I had been there to hear the song-fest. BOL My Mom now has that song stuck in her head.
    Grr and Woof,
    Sarge, Holiday Hound

     
    • PigLove

      12/24/2014 at 12:39 pm

      Snorts. It was a blast. Mom and dad says that it is always so much fun. XOXO – Bacon

       
  10. The Canadian Cats

    12/24/2014 at 11:41 am

    Hey Bacon…at least they’re having fun…who cares what anybody else thinks!

    (((Shoko)))

     
    • PigLove

      12/24/2014 at 12:39 pm

      This is true. They do kind of set their own path, don’t they? Snorts. XOXO – Bacon

       
  11. speedyrabbit

    12/24/2014 at 12:48 pm

    I bet you wish you could have been there too!Merry Christmas My Friend,xx Speedy

     
    • PigLove

      12/24/2014 at 1:08 pm

      I do my friend and you as well. We could all have rocked that jolly trolley. Boy that didn’t come out right did it? Snorts. XOXO – Bacon

       
  12. gentlestitches

    12/24/2014 at 5:53 pm

    What fun! I showed my son and we agreed we would love to see it. 😀

     
    • PigLove

      12/24/2014 at 5:58 pm

      Its a great timw. We would all have so much fun together! XOXO – Bacon

       
  13. dezizworld

    12/24/2014 at 7:40 pm

    Dat’s very purretty Bacon.

    Luv ya’

    Dezi and Lexi

     
  14. Lori Fontanes

    12/25/2014 at 10:29 am

    Laughter and song–that’s the Christmas spirit!!!

     
    • PigLove

      12/25/2014 at 11:51 am

      That’s my humans!! They are always in trouble. XOXO – Bacon

       

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