Family Days to feature Santa, children’s activities

Photos with Santa, cartoon characters, games for children and entertainment will be featured at Family Days during Festival of Trees, set for Nov. 26-28 at the Vern Burton Community Center, 308 E. Fourth St., Port Angeles.

Attendees will be required to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative test within 72 hours. That includes entrance to Family Days, the Festival of Trees Gala and the Senior Breakfast.

Tickets can be purchased for all events at

Youngsters will be able to have their photo taken (socially distanced) with Santa from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. each day. They will be printed immediately , or emailed. Santa will be seated in a set with kids with a decorated tree in between them.

Entertainment for Family Days will feature an appearance by Mrs. Claus at 11 a.m. each day, performances by the Port Angeles Symphony and Community Players, Port Angeles High School strings and other entertainment. Games and activities will include letters to Santa, basketball hoop toss, golf throw and other games, where kids can win prizes.

The Gala presented by First Federal will feature the auctioning of over 50 Christmas trees, and will be held at 5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 26; people will be able to attend in person or virtually.