After giving Santaâ€™s House a makeover, volunteers stage the home for Saint Nickâ€™s arrival Friday. Pictured, from left, are Kathy Klenke, Barb Begue, Ron Gaerte, Jill Winebrenner and Tom Clark. Christie Workman/Post & Mail photo.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Santa is cominâ€™ to town Friday.
With lights, floats and music, a parade will usher Santa into downtown Columbia City to his house, which is set up on the northwest corner of the Whitley County Courthouse lawn.
The little red house has been a staple holiday sight for decades, according to Jill Winebrenner, who has been a long-time coordinator of Santaâ€™s House.
Beginning Friday night and on through Christmas Eve, children can visit Saint Nick at his home and have their photos taken with the holiday figure.
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