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Where to see Santa
It seems that there will be Santa sightings in spades in both Teton County, Wyoming and Idaho (plus Alpine!) this holiday season. We will update this list throughout the month of December.
• Dec. 5: Wort Hotel Street Lighting; 5 to 7 p.m.
• Dec. 7: Visit with Santa from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Valley of the Tetons Library in Victor, Idaho.
• Dec. 7: Holiday Gift Show/Gingerbread House Exhibit at Old Wilson Schoolhouse Community Center; Santa on-site from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
• Dec. 7: Breakfast with Santa at Alpine Community Center; 9-11 a.m.; $15 adults/$5 kids ages 4-9; free age 3 and under
• Dec. 13: Recreation Center Winter Celebration; 5 to 7 p.m.
• Dec. 14: Breakfast with Santa at Teton Springs in Victor; 10 a.m.; RSVP at ; $34 adults/$16 kids age 12 and under
• Dec. 15-24: Visit with Santa on the Square in the Stage Stop Building from 5 to 7 p.m.
• Dec. 21: Skate with Santa at Kotler Ice Arena in Victor; 1 to 3 p.m. Half-off skating admission to skaters dressed as Santa's elves! (Must be a full costume, not just the elf ear hat. Santa needs real helpers to earn half-price admission!)
• Dec. 22: Breakfast with Santa at Wort Hotel in Jackson Room; $22 adults/$12 kids; registration required.
• Dec. 24: Santa arrives via the Aerial Tram at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort at 4:30 p.m.
• Dec. 25: Ski with Santa at JHMR from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Teewinot
Rec Center to host a winter celebration
A Winter Celebration will take place at Rec Center from 5 to 7 p.m.on Friday, Dec. 13. Admission is free.
There will be crafts, games, face painting, cookie decorating and so much more, including getting your picture taken with Santa Claus.
Please bring a toy to give a child a gift this holiday season. Toys will be donated to the Shriners Hospital for children. Only new gifts are accepted due to safety precautions. The gifts can include gift cards, dolls, action figures, toy cars/trucks, Play-Doh, coloring supplies, video games, DVDs, Legos, speakers/headphones and infant/toddler toys; no latex.
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Hole Note announces new guitar lessons
Hole Note Music Academy, located in the Smith's Plaza, will begin offering Loog guitar classes for children in Kindergarten through seventh grades. Loog is a line of kids' guitars designed to make it fun and easy to play music.
From now until Saturday, Dec. 7, you can get half-off the first month's classes with a Loog guitar purchase from Jackson Hole Toy Store and a semester registration.
For more information, visit holenote.com.
"Music Man Jr." auditions set for December
Off Square Theatre Company has announced auditions for "The Music Man Jr." which will be performed on The Center for the Arts stage February 20 through 22.
The audition schedule is as follows: Tuesday, Dec. 3 for grades 3 through 5 and Wednesday, Dec. 4 for grades 6 through 12. If needed, callbacks will be held Thursday, Dec. 5.
Auditions will be held in the Black Box Theater.
For more information and audition sign-ups, visit offsquare.org.
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