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Santa scheduled to arrive in Arbutus Saturday

Santa scheduled to arrive in Arbutus Saturday

A longstanding local holiday tradition based on the simple premise of a night of free fun for a family returns to Arbutus on Saturday, Nov. 28, as the Arbutus Business and Professional Association presents the annual Christmas tree lighting and the arrival of Santa Claus.

The event in and around the Arbutus Town Hall on Stevens Avenue, across from the Ice Cream Cottage, is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m.

There will be kids games, a moon bounce, face painting and crafts available for all the younger visitors to enjoy while they wait to hear the sound of horns and sirens from a long line of emergency vehicles that mark the arrival of Santa Claus on a fire engine from the nearby...