Santa’s Fire Truck Comes to Bay

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Santa Claus is coming to Bay Village aboard a big, red fire truck Sunday, Dec. 8.

Santa will depart from the Bay Lodge about 2 p.m. and travel throughout Bay Village (see route below), ending up at the Community House about 3 p.m.,where he will meet guests and be available for photographs.

Community groups will have tables set up in the Community House, offering holiday items and complimentary refreshments.

The Rose Hill Museum and Osborn Learning Center will be open, and Bay Kiwanis will be selling holiday trees. There will also be a holiday story time in the museum.

About 4:15 p.m., Santa will throw the switch to light the city’s official holiday tree in the gazebo. Local choirs and choral groups are expected to participate.

Bay Village residents may help celebrate the holiday by lighting luminaries throughout the city that evening.

Santa’s route will be Ashton Lane, Lincoln Road, Knickerbocker Road, West Oviatt Road, Dover Center Road, Osborn Road, Parkside and Huntmere Drives, Osborn Road, Bayfair Drive, East Oakland Road, Fordham Parkway and Wolf Road.

All Bay Village community groups are invited to participate by decorating a holiday tree, to be displayed in the park. Tables in the Community House also are available for the sale of Christmas ornaments and merchandise. Anyone interested in taking part in the festivities or selling holiday merchandise should contact Cynthia Eakin at or (216) 213-0312, or Rhonda Schneider at or (216) 225-6538.

This event is co-sponsored by the Bay Village Historical Society and the Bay Kiwanis.

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