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On Saturday, Santa Claus was on hand at the Sail Away Café for a breakfast with Santa and pictures.

The holidays in Afton

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Afton was full of holiday cheer last weekend during its annual Village Holiday celebration.

During the two-day event, held Friday and Saturday, a variety of fun holiday activities were available.

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On Friday night, which was Candlelight Night, there was festive shopping with refreshments and music as well as horse and wagon rides, strolling carolers and an artists' market, which had a variety of handmade gifts.

On Saturday, which was Family Day, there were a variety of activities for families. In addition to horse and wagon rides and the strolling carolers, other activities included breakfast and lunch with Santa Claus, a letters to Santa Claus station, going business-to-business collecting treats in stockings, a model train demonstration at the Afton Historical Society and a variety of holiday crafts.

Additionally a "mitten tree" was set up both days at Baglio's of Afton. Visitors were asked to hang warm clothing on the tree, which will be donated to Valley Outreach.

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