It's that time of year where kids can find Santa ho-ho-ho-ing at most holiday events in the area - tree lightings, holiday walks, craft fairs and parades. Here is a round up some of my favorite places where the kids can get their pictures taken with Santa....whether they like it or not.
Strawberry Village, November 22, 12-2pm, get one FREE 4 X 6 photo, face painting and balloon twisting. Pets welcome, too! Each guest will also receive free mini candy canes from SweetE.
Country Christmas Trees, November 28-30, December 6-7, 13-14, 20-21, 10am-2pm, McIsaac Farm, Petaluma.
The Village at Corte Madera, November 28 - December 24, Pet Night is December 1, 8, 12 from 3-5pm
Town Center, 11am-4pm, November 28-30, December 6-7, 13-24, Corte Madera
Mill Valley Winterfest, November 30
Marin Humane Society, December 2 (5-8pm), December 3 (5-8pm), December 5 (5-8pm), December 6 (1-4pm), December 7 (1-4pm)
Novato City Hall, December 5-19, 5-8pm, every Frida
Tiburon Holiday Festival, December 6, free
Bon Air Center, December 6, 13, 20, 12-4pm, free, Greenbrae
West End Nursery, free, toy donations accepted, December 6, 1-3pm, San Rafael
Santa Visits Japantown, December 6-7, 13-14
Pixie Park Holiday Bake Sale and Photos with Santa, December 7, 10am-4pm, Marin Art & Garden Center
Whole Foods, December 10, Miller Ave, Mill Valley, 3:30-5:30pm, free photos with Santa, live music and 5% Kiddo! benefit
Sausalito Winterfest, December 13, 11am-1pm, free
Marin County Mart, December 13, 9a,-2pm, free photos with Santa, Larkspur
Santa Claus is coming to town, December 13, 5:30-8pm, Stinson Beach Community Center.
Holiday Party at Sprout, December 14, Mill Valley.
Holiday Event, 3pm, December 21, Rancho Nicasio.