Santa Ship sets sail, Saturday

Santa and fan at the middle school.   - Journal file photo
Santa and fan at the middle school.
— image credit: Journal file photo

No ship arrives to the busiest port-of-call on San Juan with as much anticipation as the beloved Santa Ship.

Preceded by Friday Harbor Sailing Club’s Lighted Boat Parade, at 4:45 p.m., the Santa Ship makes it 52nd sojourn to Friday Harbor, Saturday, arriving at Spring Street Landing at about 5:45 p.m. Following a rock star-like welcome, Santa will climb aboard a take a tour of the town, escorted by Friday Harbor’s finest — deputies and firefighters — with stops at Life Care Center and Friday Harbor Middle School, where youngsters can whisper their most heart-felt holiday wish to Santa.

The Leo Club will have gifts and treats. Info, 298-1256.


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