But we were there on a Monday late in the afternoon, and only got to look at the keyboard through the glass and see the speaker tower looming over the lake, but not actually hear the big, big instrument being played. So we went back this afternoon, this time with Mommy and Jessica, to see an actual Carillon concert. The Carilloneur, Mabel Sharp, played beautiful Christmas music for about half an hour. It was a wonderful experience. I recommend it.
(These pictures were all taken through the glass, but I had my lens right up against it so they came out okay.)
This is a view of the booth that houses the keyboard, taken from the top of the small stone amphitheater:
Afterwards, we walked around the Crossroads area for a while; Jessica and Elyse paused for a moment to pose with this Santa statue:
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