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Santa's Bobbin' into Town events set Saturday

The Santa's Bobbin' into Town event returns to Pequot Lakes for the seventh year with events from noon to 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8.

The event will start at noon with the Christmas for Vets program where wreaths will be placed on veterans' graves at five Pequot Lakes area cemeteries: Our Savior's, Pequot Lakes City, Jenkins, Stony Brook and Kedron.

From 1-4 p.m. at the Cole Memorial Building, there will be an open house with the Pequot Lakes Historical Society and Christmas for Vets in the lower level of the history museum. There will be apple cider, coffee and cookies.

From 3-4 p.m. at the Cole Memorial Building, there will be a magic show, followed by story time with Santa and Mrs. Claus, Jingles the Elf and animal balloons.

From 4-6 p.m. at Trailside Park, Santa's Reindeer from Kendallville Farms will be present. There will be a bonfire, cocoa, cookies and s'mores hosted by Miss Pequot Lakes Royalty. Free horse and wagon rides and the kids' bobber hunt will also take place.

From 4:15-5:30 p.m. at the Jack Pine Center, events include a $4 lunch at Hungry Loon Cafe, photos with Santa and the Pequot Lakes High School choir caroling.

The Light up the Night Parade will cap events at 6 p.m., starting on North Government Drive and traveling left onto Main Street. Winners will get a travelling trophy or cash prizes. There is no entry fee. Call Barb Merritt at 568-4695 to participate.

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