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Jamestown’s Audubon center sets Winter Lights show

JAMESTOWN – Beginning Thursday evening, visitors will be able to play a drum to change a light display, use a flashlight to cause animal figures to light up and make noise, and roll the earth through the seasons at the annual Winter Lights show at the Audubon Nature Center, 1600 Riverside Road, off Route 62.

More than 10,000 LED lights and 14 lasers have been installed along a half-mile paved trail, which includes a warming fire at midpoint and a spectacular finale at the Blue Heron Overlook. It will be open from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday to Saturday, Dec. 17 to 19 and Dec. 26 and 27.

Indoor attractions include a demonstration of the technology behind the light show and live music each night, including local favorites Smackdab from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday. Hot chocolate and snacks will be on sale. Tickets are $10, $8 for children aged 3 to 15. Reservations are not required. For more information, call 569-2345 or visit