Santa Claus to visit Fairland

Santa Claus will make a stop in Fairland from 5 to 7 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 5, at the Fairland Senior Center, 485 North Main Street, Fairland.

The event will include free hot chocolate, and candy canes, and give parents/guardians a chance to take a picture of their child(ren) with Santa. For more information, persons interested may call 918-409-8396.

Santa to visit Vinita

Santa will be part of the Christmas festivities surrounding the annual Parade of Lights which starts at 7 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 7, in Vinita.

After the parade, Santa will be at Hometown Dodge for pictures.

For more information, persons interested may contact officials at the Vinita Area Chamber of Commerce by phone at 918-256-7133 or by email at

Santa to visit Ketchum

Santa will be part of the annual Ketchum Christmas Parade "Gateway to Grand Lake" will take place at 6:30 p.m., Friday, Dec. 8, in Ketchum.

Following the parade, the public is invited to attend the awards ceremony at Ketchum High School. Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus will give each child candy and hot chocolate and cookies will be served. The winning parade entries will be announced and awarded trophies and monies.

For more information, persons interested may call 918-782-7062.

ECC Holiday Movie Matinee

Volunteers from the Grove Early Childhood Center will host an “old fashioned” holiday movie matinee from 10:30 a.m. to approximately noon, Saturday, Dec. 9, at Grove Cinema 6.

Two movies will be offered: The Swan Princess Christmas and Paw Patrol Pups Save Christmas, for a cost of $4 per person (choose the movie to see, all children must be accompanied by an adult).

During the event children will have a chance to have their picture taken with a princess or member of the Paw Patrol, for a cost of $5 per photo.

Santa and Mrs. Claus will be available for a visit, and photo session at no additional charge.

All ticket purchases and photos with the princess or Paw Patrol will benefit a project - yet to be announced - at the ECC. Concessions will be available at the theatre for an additional cost.

For more information, persons interested may contact the ECC at 918-786-3003 ext. 7.

Santa in Grove

Santa will visit the Party Station, 2114 South Main, Grove, from 10 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Dec. 9.

The event is free. Participants are asked to bring a new, unwrapped toy for the Toys for Tots drive. All toys and monetary donations will used for the Grove Police Department's annual giveaway later this month.

For more information, persons interested may call 918-964-7004.

Santa to visit FNB Grove

Santa will visit First National Bank from 2 to 5 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 12, at the bank at 600 South Main, Grove. For more information, persons interested may call 918-786-7775.