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Santa's Bobbin' Into Town returns Dec. 11 to Pequot Lakes

Find a schedule of events that includes family fun and a parade, and drop letters to Santa at Merritt Jewelers.

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Santa's Bobbin Into Pequot Lakes this holiday season with events taking place Saturday, Dec. 11, in downtown Pequot Lakes. The event will culminate with fireworks.

Children's letters to Santa may be dropped in a mail box at Merritt Jewelers through Friday, Dec. 17. Include a mailing address on the envelope for Santa to respond to the letters.

Following is a schedule of Santa's Bobbin' Into Town events:

  • 3 p.m.: "The Amazing Hoopsters" presentation at the Cole Memorial Building, sponsored by Friends of the Pequot Lakes Library.
  • 4-6 p.m.: Pictures with Santa's reindeer from Kendallville Farms at Trailside Park, sponsored by the Pequot Lakes American Legion.
  • 4-6 p.m.: Bonfire with hot cocoa and s'mores at Trailside Park, hosted by Miss Pequot Lakes royalty.
  • 4-6 p.m.: Jingles the Elf with animal balloons, free horse and wagon rides from RKO ranch, a kids bobber hunt and a snowman building contest sponsored by Aundra Erickson from Country Financial.
  • 4:15-5:30 p.m.: Photos with Santa at the Pequot Lakes American Legion. Children will receive candy canes and an option of having dinner.
  • 6 p.m.: Light up the Night parade in downtown Pequot Lakes. The parade will start on Sibley Street and travel east to Government Drive, south on Government Drive and east on Main Street to the four-way stop sign. Participants will have a chance at a traveling trophy and cash prize. There is no entry fee. Call Barb Merritt to participate at 218-568-4695.
  • 6:20 p.m.: Fireworks visible from Trailside Park.
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