After dinner on Saturday 12/6 we walked down to the Wells Branch Homestead for their annual visit of Santa and luminaries. The trails around Katherine Fleischer Park are lit up with hundreds of beautiful luminaries.
Santa was visiting from 6-9. We got there right at 6. Good thing, because this Santa was a talker! He was really sweet with the kids, but the line moved VERY slowly! When we were done, there were about 50 people in line.
Once it was our turn, we started with Jillian.
As you can see, it did not go well.
Joshua rescued her and then it was Wesley’s turn.
He knew exactly what he wanted to ask Santa for. Two books – one about dinosaurs and one about penguins and Candy.
Then we wanted to try to get a picture of both of the kids with Santa…
Santa gave each kid a small candy cane. Wesley and Jillian were both very polite and thanked Santa for the yummy treat.
Next it was time to ride the “train”. It is a sweet man who drives a tractor around that pulls 7 “cars” that are made out of 50 gallon drums.
Both kids enjoyed the ride. Jillian was very sweet at the end of the ride and was giving Wesley hugs.
After the train ride we went over to the community center where they had hot chocolate, cookies, and a few snacks. We ate them outside at the playground then walked back to the stroller.
We then walked around the trail to see the luminaries. We also walked around a couple of houses that had a lot of decorations. There was even a sweet man, who had a ton of decorations in his yard, outside in his driveway passing out yummy hot chocolate and cookies.
Wesley was so sweet – he said goodbye to all of the decorations. It was a good thing we were on a short block. He made us laugh when we were on our way out of the neighborhood and Wesley said, “they even had bats!!”
It was a wonderful way to spend a Saturday night!