Holiday Lights Gallery

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Sophomores, from left, Teresa Elfrink, Stella Hughes and Lucy Doerflinger pause as a car passes in front of a brightly lit house Dec. 13. The street alongside these light displays was packed with cars eager to spend a night of light-watching. photo by Mara Callahan

by Mara Callahan, Lifestyles Editor

An LED light sky pops onto the screen at Deanna Rose Farmstead’s light display Dec. 13. Many cars could be seen listening into the designated radio station that played music to go along with the display. photo by Mara Callahan
Sophomores, from left, Teresa Elfrink, Stella Hughes and Lucy Doerflinger pause as a car passes in front of a brightly lit house Dec. 13. The street alongside these light displays was packed with cars eager to spend a night of light-watching. photo by Mara Callahan
Sophomores Teresa Elfrink, left, and Stella Hughes peep out from behind a Christmas display located within The Christmas Place in Overland Park Dec. 13. This particular display drew lots of people who were wanting to take photos by the lights. photo by Mara Callahan
A house located within The Christmas Place in Overland Park helps on-goers with directions to the nearest Christmas attractions Dec. 13. The house’s yard was filled with various handmade signs representing characters from Dr. Suess’ “How the Grinch Stole Christmas.” photo by Mara Callahan
Sophomore Stella Hughes sports a pair of festive antlers on her walk around The Christmas Place in Overland Park Dec. 13. Hughes hasn’t been to this particular neighborhood light display but loves seeing them when she’s driving home at night. photo by Mara Callahan
Houses within The Christmas Place in Overland Park decorate their houses with light displays to celebrate the holiday season Dec. 13. Each house puts up a display showcasing their own personal style. photo by Mara Callahan
Sophomore Lucy Doerflinger stops to chat with a few minions getting ready to celebrate Christmas Dec. 13. The inflatables were a part of a light display located within The Christmas Place in Overland Park. photo by Mara Callahan
A house located in The Christmas Place in Overland Park showcases its Christmas Spirit through a motivational sign Dec. 13. The house had numerous signs placed around its yard with upbeat phrases to put a smile on onlookers ‘ faces. photo by Mara Callahan
A light display located within The Christmas Place in Overland Park wishes passersby a Merry Christmas Dec. 13. The house was situated at the end of the long cul de sac and therefore gave the final display within the neighborhood. photo by Mara Callahan
Sophomores Stella Hughes, left, and Lucy Doerflinger bundle up as they walk through The Christmas Place Dec. 13. The temperature drop made sure they needed their coats. photo by Mara Callahan
A house located in The Christmas Place in Overland Park showcases its Christmas Spirit through a motivational sign Dec. 13. The house had numerous signs placed around its yard with upbeat phrases to put a smile on onlookers ‘ faces. photo by Mara Callahan
Houses within The Christmas Place in Overland Park decorate their houses with light displays to celebrate the holiday season Dec. 13. Each house puts up a display showcasing their own personal style. photo by Mara Callahan
Sophomores Lucy Doerflinger, left, and Stella Hughes get ready to begin their walk through The Christmas Place in Overland Park Dec. 13. A few limos could be spotted driving through the neighborhood and wishing the girls a Merry Christmas. photo by Mara Callahan
A Salvation Army bucket sits at the exit of The Christmas Place Dec. 13. With so many people going to view the light displays, this particular location was swarmed with people looking to do some holiday charity. photo by Mara Callahan
Houses within The Christmas Place in Overland Park decorate their houses with light displays to celebrate the holiday season Dec. 13. Each house puts up a display showcasing their own personal style. photo by Mara Callahan