Some local moms gave the skinny on where the big guy will be located till the end of the season to hear the wishes of those on the Nice List:
Santa Claus at the mall:
Santa can be found daily at the Santa Rosa Plaza and at Coddingtown. Here are his hours for the rest of the season:
Santa Rosa Plaza
Dec. 16-Dec. 17 10am-8:30pm
Dec. 18 11am-8pm
Dec. 19- Dec. 21 10am-8:30pm
Dec. 22-Dec. 23 9am-8:30
Dec. 24 8am-6pm
December 16- 17: 10am- 830pm
December 18: 11am- 7pm
December 19- 23: 10am- 830pm
December 24: 8am- 6pm
Pacific Coast Air Museum – Sat Dec 17
2230 Becker Blvd, Santa Rosa
“The air museum is having Santa fly in on Saturday at 11 am and its free,” Kimberly Flanagan said. “We went to the Santa Fly-In two years ago… it was incredible!” Leslie Carrera Thomas confirmed. A hot dog lunch can be purchased, and there will be mementos you can buy in the gift shop. But admission and crafty activities for the day are free, as is seeing Santa.
If you’re looking for the Air Museum, it’s located out by the airport at 2230 Becker Blvd. Take Airport Blvd West, turn left on N. Laughlin Rd, and then right on Becker Blvd. More info at pacificcoastairmuseum.org.
Montgomery Village – Sat Dec 17 & Sun Dec 18
911 Village Ct, Santa Rosa
“Montgomery village has a lovely Santa,” Eliza Crow said. The jolly ol’ elf has been gracing the Village with the Mrs every weekend this month. Their last appearance is this weekend from 11am-3pm both days. Beyond Santa and Mrs. Claus, the Winter Queen of the Fairies will be granting holiday wishes and spreading her magic all over Montgomery Village. More info at mvshops.com.
Graton Community Club – Sun Dec 18
Corner of Edison St and Graton Rd
Jennifer Lyons O’Donnell mentioned, “Graton Community Center on Sunday.” Santa and Mrs. Claus, along with all their elves, will be in Graton from 1-5pm for photos and gift requests. Even leashed pets can get in on the fun for this FREE event. Lots of yummy goodies will be served by their elves, and toys will be collected by the Graton Firefighters Association to distribute to underprivileged kids. More information at graton.org.
Windsor Santa Shop Portraits – Dec 16-18
513 David Clayon Lane, Windsor
“He’s been on the Town Green in Windsor,” Jessica Miller reminded me. Beautiful portraits with Santa can be created at Jeneanne Ericsson’s Photography Studio. She’s been taking photos every weekend this season, and this will be the last weekend it will be available. The prices are reasonable, plus 25% of the proceeds benefit the Windsor Education Foundation. Plus, the photos come back quickly so you can display them on Christmas Day. Find out more at jeneanne.com.
Have you had a Santa sighting? Where else can good boys and girls meet with the big guy before Christmas Day?