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The joy of the holidays! PDF Print E-mail

 

Paisley Holmstedt isn’t a big fan of seeing Santa this year. Holmstedt was one of many
children that stopped to see Santa on Nov. 21 in downtown Grant for the annual holiday open house.

 

 

Brock Tines of Grant kept his hunting mask on while talking to Santa, but took it off for the official photograph for mom. Tines and many other children braved the cold on Nov. 21 to see Jolly Saint Nick as he was driven through downtown on a fire truck. Santa arrived at The Barber Pole to see the happy faces of a long line of kids wanting to tell him what the wanted for Christmas.


 

Nancy Reynolds (right) serves a potato to Archie Silvrants during the potato bar meal at the Perkins County Senior Center in Grant on Nov. 21. Reynolds showed off her holiday spirit with an elf hat and festive garb. Reports from senior center officials indicated that the crowd was a bit down from last year by about 75 people.


 

Andi Lee (right) snaps a candid shot of two youngsters who were waiting outside the barbershop in downtown Grant for Santa to arrive. Lee, of Alee Photography, annually takes photos of children sitting on Santa’s lap.


 

A group of children wave to Santa as he cruises through downtown Grant before coming to see what they want for Christmas. Santa made his annual appearance in Grant on Nov. 21 as part of the Perkins County Chamber open house.


 

Meadowlark Gallery in downtown Grant was a peaceful place to look at exquisite quilts and other pieces of art. The downtown businesses offered many specials and deals and the museum offered a chance to see meticulous artwork on display. (Photos by Tim Linscott)