Sunday, December 9, 2012
Care to guess how many lights, how many amps, how many volunteer hours it takes to build, man and display the winter wonderland walk-through in Dover? Here’s a list of facts and figures.
Here's what you need to know, in facts and figures, about the Christmas Lane winter wonderland walk-through in the Greater Brandon community of Dover. These facts were taken from signs on display at the Christmas village, shot Dec. 8, 2012. _______________ Christmas Lane Tree Facts ______________ Christmas Lane Facts ______________ Electric costs and annual improvments to Christmas Lane are offset by visitor donations. There is no cost to visit Christmas Lane and parking is free. ______________ If You Go ______________
Since 1980, Christmas Lane on Wooten Road has grown in size and stature. These photographs show why the 1.5-acre Christmas village display in the Greater Brandon community of Dover has become a must-see regional attraction.
Christmas Lane on Wooten Road in Dover has grown from its humble beginnings in 1980 into an elaborate display of lights, props and settings, drawing visitors from the Greater Brandon and Plant City communities and beyond. Christmas Lane facts and figures, noted on signs in the village, give testament to the heart and soul, and the painstaking time and commitment, necessary to bring the village to life during the final month of the year. Lane Wetherington told Brandon Patch in 2011 that he was 5 years old when he first strung lights around his father's farm. Now, he needs a volunteer staff to help him get the job done. ______________ If You Go ______________
Christmas Lane is a 1.5-acre display of lights, props and seasonal sights founded in 1980 and manned by hundreds of volunteers. Admission is free, donations are welcome, Santa has hours and the Christmas tree takes six men and eight hours to assemble.