Santa headed to area for Christmas visits

Santa Claus is coming to town several times this holiday season.

Santa will make three stops in Mapleton to participate in local Christmas parades:

– Dec. 5 at 7pm in Drayton, followed by a Christmas tree lighting at the Fire Hall;

– Dec. 6 at 1pm in Moorefield; and

– Dec. 21 at 2pm in Alma.

Santa will also make an appearance in the Palmerston Christmas parade on Dec. 6 at 7pm.