Father Christmas, dressed in his traditional robes, will be in Old Town on the third floor of the Royal BC Museum from Thursday to Monday, 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Dec.10 – 24.
Photos taken with Santa Claus’ earlier incarnation cost $10 for the first two, and $5 for each additional photo.
The Old Town gallery will be decorated for Christmas, and a visit to this section of the museum is included in the price of admission. Father Christmas has been a traditional figure in English folklore since early times.
Also taking place is Helmcken House Old-Fashioned Christmas, which runs Dec. 17 to 31, 12 – 4 p.m. It features traditions of early Victorians through activities and crafts.
To find out more about these events, visit calendar.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/holidays.