Santa stops in for Rotary Breakfast , Gilkey Square tree lighting


December 6, 2023

Two children by Santa on stage.

Sarah Walls

SANTA BREAKFAST – Local children had two opportunities to visit with Santa on Saturday. He started his morning with breakfast in Maple Hall and at 5:30 p.m. came to the tree lighting in Gilkey Square. Audrey and Dash Roozen met him at breakfast.

La Conner's favorite tourist had a unique solution for the town's vexing parking problem during his visit here last Saturday.

World renowned toymaker Santa Claus parked his large sleigh and reindeer atop Maple Hall, managing to avoid damage to the building's solar panels, while greeting local children downstairs and recording their carefully crafted Christmas wish lists.

The jolly white-whiskered global goodwill ambassador was the featured guest at the La Conner Rotary Club's annual Pancake Breakfast, drawing a large turnout of fans, young and old alike, for a solid three hours.

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shannaplowe writes:

This was such a fun article! I read it aloud to my son.


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