Santa is very busy this time of year but he loves to visit with children in El Dorado County.
He will be at Kiddlywinks Toy Store, 262 Main St. in Placerville, on Saturday, Dec. 1 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
On Saturday, Dec. 8 and Saturday, Dec. 15 he will be at the Candy Strike Emporium, 398 Main St. in Placerville, from 1 to 4 p.m.
If desired, but not required, photos with Santa will be available for purchase from Robert Hall Photography or Hera-Cain Photography.
For more information visit placerville-downtown.org or call 530-672-3436.
There will also be holiday entertainment at the Belltower on the weekends in December. Local musicians and DJ Norm with Hammonds Hits will be playing holiday tunes. The appearances are sponsored by the Placerville Downtown Association.