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Dates set for Crosslake-Fifty Lakes American Legion Auxiliary Santa's Breakfast and Cookie Walk/Bake Sale

Santa's Breakfast will be Nov. 26, and the Cookie Walk will be Dec. 10

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Jayme-Rae Watkins, 1, of Pequot Lakes, is not quite sure about that big guy in the red suit, despite the fact that Santa Claus was trying to bribe her with gifts at a past Santa's Breakfast at the Crosslake-Fifty Lakes American Legion.
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CROSSLAKE — The Crosslake Fifty-Lakes American Legion Auxiliary will host its annual Santa’s Breakfast from 9-11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 26.

The annual Cookie Walk/Bake Sale will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 10.

Santa’s Breakfast is for all area families, their children and grandchildren. Santa will listen to Christmas wishes and present each child with a bag of goodies provided by the auxiliary.

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Breakfast will include scrambled eggs, pancakes, sausage, juice and hot chocolate or coffee.

There will be free cookie decorating, story time and card making.

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Cost is $10 for adults, $6 for children ages 4-15 and free for children under 4.

The Cookie Walk/Bake Sale will feature an assortment of cookies, buyers’ choice, for $9 a pound. Each auxiliary member makes seven dozen cookies, so there is always a good variety to choose from. Other holiday baked goods will be on sale.

Santa’s Breakfast proceeds are used to support auxiliary programs that benefit active-duty soldiers, veterans and wounded warriors.

All Cookie Walk/Bake Sale proceeds go toward the auxiliary scholarship fund, which will award two or three $1,000 scholarships to local students in the spring.

This is the first time the events have been held since 2019 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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