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When will Santa be here?

… before hopping back on his sleigh to the North Pole in time to deliver toys on Christmas Eve.

Here is a (fairly) complete list of all the places Santa will visit in Hood River County, Mosier and The Dalles in late November and up to Dec. 23.

Nov. 24-25 — Free Santa photos, 11-3 p.m. at Bette’s Place Restaurant, 416 Oak Street, Hood River. Receive a free photo with your $10 donation to the Hood River Christmas Project. Additional photo packages and CDs available from Photography by Nicholas. For more info call 541-386-2662.

Dec. 1 — An Old Fashioned Holiday Open House, 11-4 p.m. at the Fort Dalles Museum’s Anderson House, 500 W. 16th Street, The Dalles. Santa will be handing out candy canes; bring a camera for photos.

Dec. 1 — Photos with Santa, 11-3 p.m. at the Hood River Hotel, 102 Oak Street. A benefit for Hood River Adopt-A-Dog. Bring your favorite furry friends and humans. Photos will be printed out at the time of visit and emailed to families as well. Suggested donation $8.

Dec. 1-21 — Mosier Country Christmas Fair, 10 a.m, to 4 p.m. both days, Mosier Community School. Admission is $2 per person and one can of food, human or pet. Get your photo with Santa.

Dec. 2 — Cascade Locks 10th Annual Festival of Lights, 4:30 p.m. at the City Hall Gym. Come and enjoy free cookies and warm beverages, get your picture taken with Santa, make a Christmas ornament, sing carols and watch the lighting of the lights.

Dec. 5-8 — Festival of Trees, including a Saturday community day with Santa. For more info call 541-296-7275 or email mchf@mcmc.net.

Dec. 8 — Second Saturday at Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum, 10-2 p.m. at 600 Air Museum Road. Featuring pictures with cars and planes, Santa and the Grinch. Admission is $12 for adults, $10 for veterans and seniors, $6 for children ages 5-18 and free under the age of 4. Museum is open 9-5 p.m. daily.

Dec. 8 — Photos with Santa, 11-3 p.m. at the Hood River Hotel, 102 Oak Street. A benefit for Hood River Adopt-A-Dog. Bring your favorite furry friends and humans. Photos will be printed out at the time of visit and emailed to families as well. Suggested donation $8.

Dec. 15 — Photos with Santa, 11-3 p.m. at the Hood River Hotel, 102 Oak Street. A benefit for Hood River Adopt-A-Dog. Bring your favorite furry friends and humans. Photos will be printed out at the time of visit and emailed to families as well. Suggested donation $8.

Dec. 22 — Photos with Santa, 11-3 p.m. at the Hood River Hotel, 102 Oak Street. A benefit for Hood River Adopt-A-Dog. Bring your favorite furry friends and humans. Photos will be printed out at the time of visit and emailed to families as well. Suggested donation $8.

Dec. 23 — An Evening with St. Nick, 6 p.m.; Santa will read “A Visit from St. Nicholas” (‘Twas the Night Before Christmas…’) and carolers will sing.

The event is free.

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