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Celebrating the season

Terra cotta flower pots are transformed into holiday icons by Linda Lamb of Linday’s Country Bumpkin in Henderson, one of the more than 100 booths at the annual Doodlebug Bazaar on Saturday at the recreation center.

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Hali Bernstein Saylor/Boulder City Review

Kyla Marsden, from left, Skylie Dykstra and Candice Gorichar of Boulder City admire the entries and try to vote for a favorite at the fourth annual Gingerbread House Contest and Faire at the Elks Lodge Saturday.

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Kevin Turner, interpretation and education operations chief at the Lake Mead National Recreation Area, stokes the fire at the recreation area’s headquarters on Nevada Way on Saturday in preparation for s’more making as part of the city’s parade celebration.

A Christmas tree stands in the dining room of one of the 10 homes at St. Jude’s Ranch for Children. The home was open for tours during the facility’s annual Night of Lights celebration.

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Hali Bernstein Saylor/Boulder City Review

Holiday decorations were everywhere on the approximately 40-acre St. Jude’s Ranch for Children campus Saturday evening during annual Night of Lights celebration.

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A local known as “Taz Man” dressed as Santa Claus rides a bicycle in the near-freezing temperatures in Santa’s Electric Light Parade Saturday evening.

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Spectators line Nevada Way, clothed in blankets in the near-freezing temperatures as they watch Santa’s Electric Light Parade on Saturday.

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Youngsters sing carols as they travel along Nevada Way during the annual Santa’s Electric Light Parade Saturday evening.

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Friday’s cold temperature helped Santa Claus, joined by Jingle Cat, feel at home as he stood beneath the Christmas tree in Crowe Park after the lighting ceremony. The thermometer read 37 degrees Fahrenheit during the festivities.

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Mojdeh Kaboli is all bundled up at the Christmas tree lighting ceremony in Crowe Park Friday. The temperature was 37 degrees Fahrenheit.

By HALI BERNSTEIN SAYLOR

BOULDER CITY REVIEW

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