Meeting Mrs. Claus isn’t always easy. Though many children (and a few adults) readily told Santa their wish lists, Marqus Flores was among those who weren’t so impressed by the Christmas couple. Santa and Mrs. Claus spent Dec. 3 at Phillips County Museum taking photos for Country Christmas. — The Holyoke Enterprise | Johnson Publications
Earning second place and plenty of giggles at the sight of flying pigs pulling Santa’s sleigh, Seaboard Foods was one of several businesses and organizations featured in the Dec. 3 Parade of Lights. The floats were exceptional, overflowing with lights and creativity, and Country Christmas was well-enjoyed by many in the community. — The Holyoke Enterprise | Johnson Publications
No need to wait for pigs to fly for local Christmas fun — but it certainly can’t hurt
Subfreezing temperatures didn’t stop the people of Holyoke from turning out in full force Dec. 3 for this year’s Country Christmas, put on by Holyoke Chamber of Commerce. Loud Christmas music could be heard downtown, and businesses and organizations were giving out cocoa, cider and other sweets left and right.
Santa and Mrs. Claus spent the evening at Phillips County Museum, greeting children, hearing out their wish lists and posing for pictures. For those who were bundled up tightly, there were hay rides offered by the Kafka family.
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