Christmas in Middleton
Santa, Christmas tree lighting, hot chocolate at Centennial Park
Hundreds of kids of all ages turned out for the annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony, visit from Santa, and lots hot chocolate at Centennial Park in Middleton.
There was a bonfire, music by the Idle Threats, a free skate at the arena, and fireworks during the Nov. 30 festivities. And it was Downtown Midnight Madness with some local shops open later with great deals.
Santa and Mrs. Santa arrived by fire truck, but tagging along for the ride was the Grinch for tried to steal the show but was quickly upstaged by the Jolly Old Elf. Santa, of course, was the centre of attention for dozens of kids who got to rhyme of their Christmas lists as they sat on his lap.
The fun continued on Dec. 1 with a Community Christmas Party in the morning at Annapolis East Elementary School which included a bouncy castle, face painting, crafts, music, cookie decorating, and another visit from Santa.
On Dec. 2 there was another free skate at the arena in a weekend of fun.
Santa and Mrs. Santa dropped into Middleton Nov. 30 where many youngsters awaited them. The North Pole couple had plenty of time to talk to the kids and each one left with a candy cane.
Santa had a lot of admirers at the Christmas in Middleton celebrations. Mrs. Santa was there to help keep all the lists straight.
A bonfire kept people warm at the Christmas in Middleton celebrations Nov. 30 at Centennial Park.
Despite all the careful planning, Mr. Grinch showed up at the Christmas in Middleton celebrations at Centennial Park.
This duo waited patiently for Santa to appear during Christmas in Middleton Nov. 30. Of course, the Jolly Old Elf did show up on a Middleton Fire Department truck as usual.
The Idle Threats performed during the Christmas in Middleton celebrations Nov. 30 at Centennial Park.