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Santa Arrives by Dog Team, a Family Charity Event in Waterville Valley

Saturday, November 27, 2010 marks the 20th annual arrival of "Santa Arrives by Dog Team" at Town Square in Waterville Valley, New Hampshire.

Santa and his team will arrive at the gazebo to greet the crowds at 3:30 P.M.  Visits with Santa will take place in the Nordic Center in Town Square after the dogs are safely unharnessed, and will continue until Santa sees the last child.  Each child will receive a small gift and candy from Santa and his elves.  For a suggested donation of $5 per child, photo opportunities with Santa will be available.  All proceeds will be donated to the Whole Village Family Resource Center in Plymouth, NH. Visit www.wholevillage.net for more information.

Hot cocoa, cookies and desserts will also be available for a small donation. Raffle tickets for an assortment of prizes donated by Waterville Valley area businesses will be available to purchase for the entire week before the event as well as the day of. All proceeds go directly to the Whole Village Family Resource Center. Shops and restaurants in the Town Square will be open during the event.  At 7:00 p.m. Santa will light the tree in the courtyard in Town Square, signaling the annual fireworks display over Corcoran’s Pond.

Master artists will add their touch of magic to the Town Square, with a series of eight fine art panels on display depicting the Russian Fairy Tale, "The Snow Maiden".  The panels will be featured Thanksgiving through the end of ski season. It is sponsored by Tricia’s Legacy Designs and I Dream of Beading.

Various people and organizations are donating time and resources to support this event, including musher Lidia Dale-Mesaros, the merchants of Waterville Valley Town Square, and Santa Claus.

Lodging in a variety of family-friendly options is available starting at $59 per person per night based on quad occupancy.

Waterville Valley was designed and planned specifically as a self-contained, four seasons resort. Today in addition to its world-class ski area, Waterville Valley Resort has award-winning tennis courts, golf, hiking, biking, lodging, cultural activities and summer theater, an indoor ice rink, boating, a skate park, and a host of outdoor activities. Dining options include traditional favorites and elegant dining. For more information, call 1-800-GO-VALLEY or visit www.visitwatervillevalley.com.