Santa Claus

December in Katy Brings Pancakes with Santa, Old Fashioned Christmas Festival

A good-sized crowd enjoyed Saturday's Katy Old Fashioned Christmas. The Mayor's Christmas Tree stands in front of City Hall - George Slaughter photo

By George Slaughter Santa Claus made an appearance at Thursday’s annual lighting of the Mayor’s Christmas Tree at City Hall. On Saturday, a beautiful day weather-wise, he made a return visit to Katy, making two more appearances. The first was at the inaugural Pancakes with Santa, held Saturday morning at the Katy Fire Station, 1417 Avenue D. The second was at the annual Katy Old Fashioned Christmas, held downtown. Proceeds from the breakfast will be […]

Mayor’s Christmas Tree Lit in front of City Hall

The Mayor's Christmas Tree, fully lit, in front of Katy City Hall (George Slaughter photo)

By George Slaughter Santa Claus stopped in Katy to help Mayor Chuck Brawner and his wife Marcy light the Mayor’s 45th annual Christmas Tree Thursday night in front of City Hall, 901 Avenue C. Before Santa made his appearance, the ceremonies included performances by the Katy Youth Choir and a dance team from Juleigh Holley’s School fod Dance, 27025 Highway Blvd. For his part, Santa did more than help light the tree, or talk about […]

“Santa Claus is Coming to Fort Bend County”

For most, Christmas can be a magical time made up of cherished childhood memories. But for many Fort Bend County area children, Christmas is often just a reminder of their families’ struggles. This holiday season, Fort Bend County Social Services and area partners are aiming to bring joy and magic into these children’s lives. The 3nd annual Santa Claus is Coming to Fort Bend County is underway to collect gifts to accomplish this goal. With […]