August 09, 2022 Slideshows

39th Annual Arcata Lantern Floating Ceremony 

Share on Facebook
Tweet
Submit to Reddit
Email
OF 20
PREV NEXT
Photo by Mark Larson
Participants of all ages created their personalized lanterns at workstations on the Arcata Plaza during Saturday's Farmers' Market.
Photo by Mark Larson
Ann Hunt, of Eureka, placed her finishing touches on her personalized lantern in the morning at Farmers' Market. The lantern on the left, created by someone else, included memories of recently deceased community members Marianne Pennekamp and Thea Gast.
Photo by Mark Larson
The children of Karina Salveda (right), of Eureka, showed off their lantern-making artwork to nearby friends.
Photo by Mark Larson
Birdie Wood (center), of Eureka watched her two children make progress on their lantern-making artwork.
Photo by Mark Larson
The finished lanterns were stacked on boxes Saturday morning at the Arcata plaza, awaiting delivery that evening to the Lantern Floating Ceremony at Arcata Marsh's Klopp Lake.
Photo by Mark Larson
Event co-organizer Toby Griggs showed up at Klopp Lake with a delivery of battery-powered candles to be placed in the floating lanterns that had been delivered to Klopp Lake. The battery-powered candle replaced actual candles a few years ago because of potential fire danger.
Photo by Mark Larson
Before the evening program began, volunteers placed the battery-powered candles in each floating lantern stored on the shore of Klopp Lake.
Photo by Mark Larson
The face-to-face celebration of the 39th annual Arcata Lantern Floating Ceremony began with shakuhachi flute music by Rick Kruze; he played again at the end of the program as the floating lanterns were placed in the water at Klopp Lake.
Photo by Mark Larson
The face-to-face celebration of the 39th annual Arcata Lantern Floating Ceremony began with shakuhachi flute music by Rick Kruze; he played again at the end of the program as the floating lanterns were placed in the water at Klopp Lake.
Photo by Mark Larson
After a welcome by Arcata Mayor Stacy Atkins-Salazar, the evening program began with Humboldt Taiko's drumming performance.
Photo by Mark Larson
After a welcome by Arcata Mayor Stacy Atkins-Salazar, the evening program began with Humboldt Taiko's drumming performance.
Photo by Mark Larson
Gary Ronne of Humboldt Taiko ended the group's drumming performances with a solo on this large drum.
Photo by Mark Larson
The Raging Grannies provided their usual unique singing in the evening's program.
Photo by Mark Larson
The McKinleyville Choir performed additional singing performances in the evening's program.
Photo by Mark Larson
After day-long low clouds, the sunset appeared over Humboldt Bay in a clearing sky under the low clouds at the Arcata Marsh & Wildlife Sanctuary during Saturday evening's 39th Lantern Floating Festival.
Photo by Mark Larson
As participants placed their personalized lanterns into the water of Klopp Lake, volunteers helped steer the lanterns into the off-shore breezes. Volunteers in canoes watched and waited for the event to end, and then picked up the lanterns.
Photo by Mark Larson
As participants placed their personalized lanterns into the water of Klopp Lake, volunteers helped steer the lanterns into the off-shore breezes.
Photo by Mark Larson
Under darkening skies, participants placed their personalized lanterns into Klopp Lake and watched the off-shore breeze push them eastward.
Photo by Mark Larson
As darkness fell, a low-powered flash was used to illuminate some of the personalized lanterns floating on Klopp Lake in this photograph.
1/20

Related Stories

Comments

Showing 1-1 of 1

Add a comment

 
Subscribe to this thread:
Showing 1-1 of 1

Add a comment

© 2022 Humboldt Insider

Website powered by Foundation