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Updated website

We have just finished updating our website to bring it up to 2021 standards. There are more tweaks needed, but it is fully functional. We plan on adding more pictures, following which we will work on making it mobile friendly. Stay tuned.

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It’s a wrap!

Tomorrow, December 25th is the last day for this year’s display. It has been a great season for the display, with many new first time visitors, who we have talked to remotely through Bruce our talking Spruce. Bruce got quite a work-out, but our interactive audioanimatronic partner held up well! Even with our expanded parking […]

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Display safety

We have been seeing a lot of traffic this year, I think in part as people want to get out with the family and enjoy some safe outdoor events. Quite a few people have been having fun talking with Bruce, but a few of our younger visitors seemed to be frightened, and a few adult […]

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Visitor control panel

I repaired the visitor control panel for the display. An overzealous visitor hit one of the buttons so hard it broke its connection to the wiring. They are push buttons, not hit buttons… It was no fun soldering a new wire to the button in 33 degree weather with 35 mph winds and a wind […]

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Rain and our Display

Just a reminder that moderate or heavy rainfall or heavy snowfall will result in us having to shut down our display for safety reasons. If the rain continues as it has been all day today, our display will not be running tonight.

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Bruce is back!

Great news, Bruce has been restored to full operation! It pays to have some electronic circuit boards laying around for parts, as you never know when you are going to need them… He is back in the display, and will look forward to saying hi to visitors between approximately 6 and 7pm daily. If we […]

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Bruce the Spruce is off-line

2020 has been a challenging year not only due to the pandemic which has impacted all of us, but due to the multitude of electronic issues I have had to deal with regarding our display’s equipment. All have been fixed except the latest one, that just failed today – Bruce our interactive spruce tree animation. […]