|The night Santa arrived in Antigo for his 2013 visit, it was raining for a parade in the downtown district.|
He and Mrs. Claus, with hundreds and hundreds of others participating in the parade and those on hand as spectators, got wet.
But Sunday, when he took up residence at the Langlade County Historical Society’s museum, conditions were far more hospitable and comfortable.
In addition to Sunday, he will be available for visits with children today and Tuesday, 6 to 8 p.m.; Wednesday, 7 to 9 p.m.; Thursday and Friday, 6 to 8 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 21 and 22 from 1 to 4 p.m.
His stay at the museum is made possible by Langlade County Historical Society volunteers and the Antigo Daily Journal.
Santa obviously enjoys youngsters, his stops to Antigo and three members of the Oelke family, who paid him a visit during the opening of his appearances at the museum Sunday.
The two older children provided a want list and events were set in motion for Dec. 25.
His visit Sunday marked the start of a busy week in the Antigo area. The Antigo High School choir is first today with a 7:30 p.m. performance Volm Theater. Others on the schedule include:
— Crestwood, Tuesday, 9 a.m. and 1 p.m., Crestwood gym.
— Mattoon, Wednesday, 6 p.m., Mattoon gym.
— Spring Valley, Wednesday, 9 a.m. and 1 p.m., Spring Valley gym.
— Mattoon, Thursday, 1 p.m., Mattoon gym.
— Antigo Middle School band, Friday, 7:30 p.m., Middle School gym.
Santa arrived Sunday at the Langlade County Historical Society Museum Sunday and is shown with three visitors, Sierna, Jack and Michael Oelke. The baby's shirt says, "No Mistletoe Required.''