It had been a few years since Santa flew in for a downtown appearance on the day after Thanksgiving. But judging from the response Friday, youngsters and their parents are hoping the jolly old elf can continue to squeeze in a Powell stop.
During Sample the Season last week, scores of residents went from store to store, enjoying free food and drinks from local businesses. With Christmas lights aglow, festive music in the air and shoppers crowding the sidewalks, the bustling downtown scene was reminiscent of a holiday film.
It’s something of a time-honored tradition to go around the Thanksgiving table and ask everyone to share something they’re thankful for. But why stop here? Why not try to share something you’re thankful for as you go around the community?