In the summer the Mother of the the Redeemer welcome upwards of 100,000 Vietnamese Catholic pilgrims to Carthage. And in the winter they welcome about 10,000 local visitors to see their ‘Electro Art Sculptures’
• Congregation of the Mother of the Redeemer, 1900 S Grand, Carthage
• If you want to visit CLICK HERE GOOGLE LINK for perfect directions to their driveway.
• HOURS 6:00 to 10:00 nightly – weather permitting.
• Ends December 26 10:00 PM.
• Admission is FREE – donation is appreciated to offset expenses.
(64836) – As you arrive to the entrance near Grand and Fairview in Carthage MO you dim your headlights, and tune your radio as directed by the sign to hear the familiar female announcer say…
“Since 1984 the ‘Way of Salvation Christmas Light Display of Biblical Scenes and Electro Art Sculptures’ have attempted to help people recall and meditate on the profound meaning of Christmas and Salvation.’
The reviews are in! 4.8 out of 5.0 RATING
🖊”We have went to these lights every year since I was a child love them and my children and grandkids love it also!” Christy
✒️”This is such a wonderful addition to the 4 state-state area.” Diane
🖌”These lights are the best display I’ve seen!! So good! You must go…” Dee
Then the music begins. Most usually a holiday dirge. The female announcer continues after the music.
“The light display is free. It is a half mile long. Lights are on sculptures, trees and buildings along the route. In all about a million light bulbs are lit.
Within the last 10 years more than 100,000 people have passed along the Way of Salvation display.” #KSN16 #KODE12 #JoplinNewsFirst