Greater East Bay
Christmas Cane Lane 4000 block of Walnut Dr./Ray St.. 5:30-10pm, through Jan. 1. Almost every house on this cul-de-sac goes way overboard with lights and decorations. Cars move slowly around the entire perimeter. A delight.
WidmerWorld 3671 Chelsea Court. 6-9pm, through Dec. 31.
You can walk through this home's back yard holiday toy displays. The display includes an electronic light show, snowy penguin scene, Mrs. Claus' house, Santa's golf land, and a train town. Santa sometimes shows up on the last weekend before Christmas.
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