Photos by Tag: Santa

December 10th, 2005

Let me think

Three-year-old Elevyn scratches his head as he ponders his Christmas wish list in a meeting with Santa. The impromptu session took place at the base of the winding staircase of the Majestic Inn & Spa during an Open House at which Santa was a guest.

December 4th, 2005

Santa & Anna

Town namesake Anna Curtis gazes toward Commercial Avenue as Santa Claus waves to the crowd during the 2005 Lions Club Christmas Parade on Commercial Avenue. See more photos in the Activities section under “Just looking” and “Christmas Parade I.”

December 3rd, 2005

Santa loves a parade

The morning sun poked through as hundreds gathered along Commercial Avenue for the annual Lions Club Christmas Parade Saturday in Anacortes. Lions “shared the stage” with many other organizations including the Kiwanis Club, represented here by Santa and a trailer-load of young helpers. As usual, the parade included local stars ranging from Mayor Dean Maxwell […]

December 24th, 2004

Christmas nostalgia

Glimpses of Christmas past are visible in the windows of antique stores on Commercial Avenue. This Santa Claus salt and pepper set scene also features a cookbook illustrated by Norman Rockwell. Days Gone By and Anacortes Antiques are side-by-side shops within walking distance from Port of Anacortes facilities and the Guemes Channel.

December 20th, 2004

Marine Supply Santa

This is, after all, a community with a rich maritime heritage. One of my favorite Christmas window decorations is the wave-hopping Santa at Anacortes Marine Supply and Hardware on Commercial Avenue. Other holiday delights at this historic shop include a tree decorated with fishing lures.

December 4th, 2004

Santa visits Tesoro kids

In keeping with a decades-old tradition, Santa arrived Saturday at the Tesoro employees recreation hall. Dozens of children lined up for the chance to deliver their Christmas wish lists personally. The Tesoro children’s party dates back to the Fifties, when the refinery was built by Shell.

December 13th, 2003

Evening at Causland

Santa Claus stopped in at Causland Park Saturday night, much to the delight of this young girl who responded with a hug. Santa distributed Christmas greetings and gifts to children attending the Carol Sing-along sponsored by the Salvation Army – Anacortes Corps. Music was provided by a Salvation Army band, with the voices of The […]

December 7th, 2003

Cool Santa

Santa was cool in more ways than one Saturday, sporting a pair of sunglasses as his float made its way south on Commercial Avenue during the Lions Christmas Parade. This parade entry was sponsored by the Lions Club. In addition to organizing the popular event, volunteers from the club lined the parade route to ensure […]

December 5th, 2003

Santa pays a visit

Santa and a green elf helper stopped in Friday night at the community tree lighting event in downtown Anacortes. Pictured here is little Logan Hanrahan and his mother, Treva. Rosy red cheeks were “the look” of the evening as a couple of hundred adults and children turned out for this memorable family adventure. See more […]

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