Jeff Smith 11:23 a.m., May 17
Old-Fashioned Christmas in the Park
Bring an ornament to decorate community Christmas tree, participate in tree-lighting ceremony (5:20pm). Santa and Mrs. Claus arrive aboard 1907 Baldwin Steam Engine, accompanied by park's western gunfighters (5:30pm). Carolers, school choirs, scenes from The Nutcracker by New West Ballet, puppet show, Heritage Dancers square dancing, Christmas crafts. Hay rides (3:30-7:30pm). Holiday treats, steam train rides, a holiday craft boutique, and pictures with Santa (for nominal fee). 858-668-4576.
- Cost: Free