Thursday, December 20, 2012
The Jolly Elf will visit at least two businesses in St. Clair Shores in the coming days.
If your children have added items to their Christmas lists, or if they haven't had a chance yet to share with the Jolly Elf what they want under the tree, Santa Claus will be visiting at least two locations in St. Clair Shores in the coming days to hear their requests. If you have a great photo with Santa, share it here on Patch!
Friday, December 7, 2012
Hot cocoa, reindeer and the arrival of Santa Claus are all part of tonight's Christmas tree lighting. Patch has a schedule of events.
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
The jolly old elf will arrive this Friday. Here are the days and hours he'll be available this season.
Ho, ho, ho! Santa Claus is coming to town – or, more specifically, to The Somerset Collection in Troy. Here's what you need to know about Santa's arrival and extended visit to the upscale mall this season. Santa will arrive in Troy at 6:30 p.m. this Friday, Nov. 16 in front of Somerset Collection North between J Alexander’s and Capital Grille. There will be stilt walkers, jugglers, a caroling quartet and townspeople handing out roasted almonds to guests. At 7 p.m., the Dearborn Marching Band will begin marching and playing a holiday tune from Nordstrom’s to the center doors. They will play as Santa arrives in a horse-drawn carriage with Princess Celeste. Once inside, the Dearborn Jazz Band will play while Santa visits with all his guests…
Saturday, December 24, 2011
Thanks to NORAD, children young and old can keep track of Santa Claus as he journeys around the world toward Michigan.
For 364 days out of the year, the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) spends its time tracking airplanes, missiles, space ships—anything flying near the United States and Canada. But on Christmas Eve, a team of volunteers spends the night tracking a very special pilot: Santa Claus. "We are the only organization that has the technology, the qualifications and the people to do it," NORAD said on its website. "NORAD tracks Santa, but only Santa knows his route, which means we cannot predict where and when he will arrive at your house." Santa usually starts at the International Date Line in the Pacific Ocean and travels west, NORAD noticed, meaning he moves from the South Pacific to New Zealand, Australia, Asia, Africa and Europe …
Thursday, December 22, 2011
One of Santa's longtime helpers is retiring after years of hearing Christmas wish lists from generations of children, and those young at heart, according to WJBK.
Friday, December 2, 2011
Santa Claus joined new Mayor Kip Walby, elected officials and hundreds of residents Friday to light the St. Clair Shores Christmas Tree in front of City Hall.
With temperatures expected in the low 30s according to the National Weather Service, attendees should dress warmly.
Families attending tonight's Christmas tree lighting should follow the lead of Santa Claus who will be dressed for the elements. The National Weather Service is forecasting a daytime high near 38 and an 80 percent chance of snow, although less than a half inch is expected to fall. When the crowds begin to arrive for the event around 6 p.m. to see Santa's reindeer who will greet familieson the front lawn of City Hall, there will be light winds and temperatures in the low 30s. After visiting with the reindeer, families may want to warm up in city hall before Master of Ceremonies, and Frank Sinatra impressionist Gary Sacco, performs renditions at 6:45 p.m. of "Old Blue Eyes" classic holiday songs. Santa is scheduled to arrive at 7 p.m. to …