Good idea Danette, Switzerland can be quite quirky now and again.
This might look quirky, but not such a rarity in Switzerland. It is custom in Autumn to sell these onion platts (also with garlic) on the Autumn markets. There is a Bernese Onion market where they are sold with all sorts of onions in all colours.
This is the war memorial for the first world war in Solothurn. It seems there was a little disconcern when first shown, but we have kept it and the poor man still freezes in the snow and ice in Winter with only his sword to keep him warm.