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John Wayne rides through Western Town at the

John Wayne rides through Western Town at the Holiday Light Show in Bayport. (Dec. 8, 2009) The show, which follows a one-mile wooded trail, opened Dec. 3 with its largest crowd yet, according to organizers, with 3,000 visitors over the first weekend. Photo Credit: Doug Young

The Holiday Light Show, made and run by the Girl Scouts, is open in Bayport at the end of Lakeview Avenue from 5-9 p.m. daily.

John Wayne rides through Western Town at the
Photo Credit: Doug Young

John Wayne rides through Western Town at the Holiday Light Show in Bayport. (Dec. 8, 2009) The show, which follows a one-mile wooded trail, opened Dec. 3 with its largest crowd yet, according to organizers, with 3,000 visitors over the first weekend.

A toy sodier mouse guards his big cheese
Photo Credit: Doug Young

A toy sodier mouse guards his big cheese at the Holiday Light Show in Bayport (Dec. 8, 2009).

A castle glows in the woods at the
Photo Credit: Doug Young

A castle glows in the woods at the Holiday Light Show in Bayport (Dec. 8, 2009). A prince and princess dance inside, while a horse and carriage await nearby.

A car drives through the tunnel of lights
Photo Credit: Doug Young

A car drives through the tunnel of lights at the Bayport show, which follows a one-mile wooded trail and has 36 displays, many of them animated. (Dec. 8, 2009)

A car enters the hall of trees and
Photo Credit: Doug Young

A car enters the hall of trees and tunnel at the drive-through Holiday Light Show in Bayport. (Dec. 8, 2009)

Toy soldiers stand at attention at the Holiday
Photo Credit: Doug Young

Toy soldiers stand at attention at the Holiday Light Show in Bayport. (Dec. 8, 2009)

Goofy reindeers frolic at the Holiday Light Show
Photo Credit: Doug Young

Goofy reindeers frolic at the Holiday Light Show in Bayport. (Dec. 8, 2009)

A pirate ship appears out of the dark
Photo Credit: Doug Young

A pirate ship appears out of the dark at the Holiday Light Show in Bayport. (Dec. 8, 2009)

Even the side view mirror offers a view
Photo Credit: Doug Young

Even the side view mirror offers a view at the Holiday Light Show in Bayport. (Dec. 8, 2009)

Dan's Auto Body Shop is a new addition
Photo Credit: Doug Young

Dan's Auto Body Shop is a new addition to the village at the Holiday Light Show in Bayport. (Dec. 8, 2009)

A car passes the cow pasture at the
Photo Credit: Doug Young

A car passes the cow pasture at the Holiday Light Show in Bayport. (Dec. 8, 2009)

3-D glasses enhance the experience at the Holiday
Photo Credit: Doug Young

3-D glasses enhance the experience at the Holiday Light Show in Bayport. Glasses are complimentary and handed out at beginning of the drive-through. (Dec. 8, 2009)

Santa in Hawaii greets visitors from under a
Photo Credit: Doug Young

Santa in Hawaii greets visitors from under a glowing palm tree at the Holiday Light Show in Bayport. (Dec. 8, 2009) On Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights, an indoor Holiday Village features chorus singers, a gift shop, hot cocoa and snacks, and, of course, photos with Santa ($15 for two 4-by-6-inch prints).

Girl Scout cookie boxes glow in the night
Photo Credit: Doug Young

Girl Scout cookie boxes glow in the night at Bayport's drive-through Holiday Light Show. All proceeds go to help fund the Girl Scout Troops of Long Island. (Dec. 8, 2009)

Familiar
Photo Credit: Doug Young

Familiar "telephone" poles pay homage to the electricity supplied for the Holiday Holiday Light Show in Bayport. (Dec. 8, 2009)

A crossing signal and replica of the St.
Photo Credit: Doug Young

A crossing signal and replica of the St. James train station glow at the Holiday Light Show in Bayport. (Dec. 8, 2009)

Western Town and its campfire gang glow with
Photo Credit: Doug Young

Western Town and its campfire gang glow with lights at the Holiday Light Show in Bayport. (Dec. 8, 2009)

Elves decorate a tree in one of tentalos
Photo Credit: Doug Young

Elves decorate a tree in one of tentalos at the Holiday Light Show in Bayport. (Dec. 8, 2009)

A tentalo takes on a new role as
Photo Credit: Doug Young

A tentalo takes on a new role as a Puppet Theatre at the Holiday Holiday Light Show in Bayport. (Dec. 8, 2009)

The tunnel of light glows with color at
Photo Credit: Doug Young

The tunnel of light glows with color at the Holiday Light Show in Bayport. (Dec. 8, 2009)

New this year, a 23-foot-tall Empire State Building,
Photo Credit: Doug Young

New this year, a 23-foot-tall Empire State Building, which glows white, red and green. In terms of top displays, it is rivaled perhaps only by last year?s addition, a castle that reigns as the show?s largest display.

Fireworks of light above the Castle create a
Photo Credit: Doug Young

Fireworks of light above the Castle create a magical glow at the Holiday Light Show in Bayport. (Dec. 8, 2009)

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