Monday, December 6, 2010

Lighting of the Green

Our neighborhood's annual Lighting of the Green took place Friday night. This was the first year we went, and were not disappointed. For evening, the temperature wasn't very cold at all - in the low 40's (which, coincidentally is the high today!) We bundled Bobby up, (and ourselves), and walked over to our Welcome Center.

PhotobucketDoesn't he remind you of Kevin from Home Alone, with his hat?

There was a Christmas Pageant of sorts, with all sorts of entertainment! Fake snow was sprayed over the crowd, and there was even a holiday-themed carousel. Hot cocoa and cookies were served too!




Santa rolled up in his sleigh, led by Clydesdale horses...


And, took to the stage with his pretty elf helpers!


Bobby was getting tired at this point. I wasn't sure how he'd do with Santa.


We waited in line...


Bobby played, and seemed to be in a good mood!


But, then... it came time to sit on Santa's lap.

And, Bobby wouldn't have any of it! So, yours truly, jumped in!


Oh well... better luck next year!

PhotobucketLighting of the Green, December 3, 2010



Tanya (a Taste of T) said...

Oh what a cutie. Looks like a fun time even he Santa's lap didn't seem appealing :)

Jamie said...

That looks like it's straight from a movie with all the festivities. How fun. Cute family picture. I wonder how my little ones will do with Santa this year, we'll find out next week.

Tracey said...

What fun! We've yet to take Jack to see Santa. I fear we'll have the same outcome. Ha! Glad y'all had a great time!

Jumping Jack said...

Love the snowman john-john!

Looks like yall had a great time! I'm hoping my little one likes Santa this year. Guess we'll find out this weekend.

PS - Your blog design looks great! Shannon is so talented!

Shannon said...

How fun! Glad y'all had a good time! Looks like it was chilly! Santa was a no go for us, better luck this coming weekend!

flip flops and pearls said...

Oh how fun!!! That looks like it was a great time. LOL that baby didn't want to see Santa! I remember those days:) You are too cute! Love that NF poofy down jacket!

Ashley said...

What an awesome event! Glad we aren't the only ones with sad Santa pics. :)


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