Photos by Katie Roupe:
Twenty-month-old Autumn Martin dries her eyes after being scared of Santa while her brother Chase Martin, 3, poses for a photo. The Martins are the children of Sara Martin of West Finley. Santa Claus made his way into the Washington Crown Center Mall with a parade to kick off his arrival.
A child wearing a Santa hat helps carry the Moschetta Performing Arts Center banner during the Christmas parade.
Moschetta Performing Arts Center students march and dance in the Christmas Parade at Washington Crown Center.
Santa Claus arrived at Washington Crown Center with a parade on Thursday, Nov. 15. The Trinity High School marching band performed “Santa Claus is Coming to Town” to welcome him.
A line stretches from the front of Bon Ton to Sears inside Washington Crown Center to climb up on Santa’s lap and be placed on the “nice list” for Christmas. Santa made his way into the mall during a parade and stayed for photos and to hear wish lists.
Three-month-old Carter Detman meets Santa for the first time. Detman is the son of Deeann and Brandon Detman of Monessen.