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Santa Visits Emmetsburg for Breakfast At Pizza Ranch

By Staff | Nov 30, 2017
CHRISTMAS LIST- Shy Averie Haack was excited to tell Santa how she wants a Hatch-a-Mole and Princess Barbies this year for Christmas. Each child at Breakfast with?Santa received a special treat for the big guy himself. Kids were also invited to decorate ornaments for Santa’s tree while enjoying some orange juice and breakfast pizza. -- Anna Veltri photo
PURE?JOY- Tis the season to be Jolly, and Santa was at Pizza Ranch to spread good cheer. Austin and Ashlyn Stokes were excited to tell Santa that they had in fact behaved for their parents all year, and that they deserved to be on the “nice” list. Sheer joy spread across their faces as Santa listened to this year’s Christmas list. Breakfast with Santa is sponsored by Emmetsburg Publishing Company and the Emmetsburg Pizza Ranch. -- Anna Veltri photo
MY?FIRST?CHRISTMAS- Baby Huxley Elbert was excited to meet Santa for the very first time. Baby Huxley was calm and content as Santa held him at the Emmetsburg Pizza Ranch on Saturday. -- Anna Veltri photo
SANTA?ARRIVES- The Jolly Elf arrived transported via Emmetsburg Fire Department to greet the children of Emmetsburg on Saturday, Nov. 25. The kids of Emmetsburg gathered outside of the Pizza Ranch to greet Santa upon his arrival. Equipped with his gift bag, Santa was prepared to enjoy a wonderful breakfast with the children of Emmetbsurg. This year over 75 children greeted Santa and told him their holiday wishes. -- Dan Voigt photo

Santa Claus officially kicked off the holidays on Saturday, Nov. 25 with an appearance at the annual Breakfast with Santa event. Sponsored by The Reporter and The Democrat and the Pizza Ranch, Santa arrived via an Emmetsburg Fire Truck at 9 a.m. on a sunny Saturday to greet youngsters and listen to their Christmas wishes at the Pizza Ranch.

Over 75 youth of varying ages turned out to visit with the jolly elf and receive a special treat from Santa, along with enjoying breakfast pizza and juice with their parents and families.