With Christmas just around the corner, Santa Claus is preparing to make his annual journey across the world and has several stops in the Estacada area. He's made his list, checked it twice and even shared his schedule with the local newspaper. His destinations around town will include:
Wade Creek House Antiques: Santa will have a photo shoot at Wade Creek House Antiques' annual fundraiser for Estacada elementary schools. The event is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, 664 N.W. Wade St. Photos are $5.
Hi-School Pharmacy: For the 36th year, Kris Kringle will take photos from 4-7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 5, at Estacada Hi-School Pharmacy, 207 S. Broadway St. Free 5-by-7-inch color photos of children with Santa will be available, and additional picture packages can be purchased.
Brunch: The North Pole's most famous resident will join community members for brunch from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, at the Estacada Moose Lodge, 29788 S.E. Eagle Creek Road. Cost is $5 for brunch and $3 for photos with Mr. Claus.
Philip Foster Farm: Father Christmas will visit with attendees of Philip Foster Farm's annual pioneer Christmas event, scheduled from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7. There also will be live caroling and an opportunity to purchase Christmas trees at the National Historic Site, 22725 S.E. Eagle Creek Road.
Christmas Tree Lighting: Kris Kringle will stop by the Estacada Christmas Tree Lighting, 6-8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, at City Hall, 475 S.E. Main St.
Homemade for the Holidays Bazaar: Santa will be available for photos from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, at this annual bazaar at Estacada High School, 355 N.E. Sixth Ave. Photos are $5.
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