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It’s Christmas Time in Les Cheneaux

Open House Begins Festive Season, as Tree Auction Continues Through Week


Rose and Mike Miller of Cedarville have coordinated the Old Fashioned Christmas in Les Cheneaux for years, and their family came to help welcome Santa Claus to the Les Cheneaux Historical Society Friday, November 25. Pictured are (front, from left) Mrs. Miller, Mr. Claus, Jacob Letourneau of Wayne, Becca Miller of Nashville; (back) Mr. Miller, Robin Letourneau of Wayne, David Letourneau of Wayne, Chris Miller of Wayne, and Zackery Letourneau of Wayne. Mr. Claus arrives to the historical society riding a trailered wooden boat decorated in Christmas lights, which Mrs. Miller said is fitting for the Les Cheneaux Islands area. Rose and Mike Miller of Cedarville have coordinated the Old Fashioned Christmas in Les Cheneaux for years, and their family came to help welcome Santa Claus to the Les Cheneaux Historical Society Friday, November 25. Pictured are (front, from left) Mrs. Miller, Mr. Claus, Jacob Letourneau of Wayne, Becca Miller of Nashville; (back) Mr. Miller, Robin Letourneau of Wayne, David Letourneau of Wayne, Chris Miller of Wayne, and Zackery Letourneau of Wayne. Mr. Claus arrives to the historical society riding a trailered wooden boat decorated in Christmas lights, which Mrs. Miller said is fitting for the Les Cheneaux Islands area.

Santa Claus is greeted by a warm hug from five-year-old Jenna Hatch of Cedarville after arriving at the Les Cheneaux Historical Society Museum in a trailered wooden boat decorated in Christmas lights Friday, November 25. Santa Claus is greeted by a warm hug from five-year-old Jenna Hatch of Cedarville after arriving at the Les Cheneaux Historical Society Museum in a trailered wooden boat decorated in Christmas lights Friday, November 25.

Below: Brandi Plank (right), 10, and Lydia Plank, 4, both of Hessel, pose in front of the door prizes available at the Les Cheneaux Historical Christmas Tree Auction Friday, November 25. The two Christmas trees and wall hanging were made by event organizer Shirley Jewell. The museum will be open to bidders this weekend Friday, December 2, Saturday, December 3, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Sunday, December 4, from noon to 4 p.m. Below: Brandi Plank (right), 10, and Lydia Plank, 4, both of Hessel, pose in front of the door prizes available at the Les Cheneaux Historical Christmas Tree Auction Friday, November 25. The two Christmas trees and wall hanging were made by event organizer Shirley Jewell. The museum will be open to bidders this weekend Friday, December 2, Saturday, December 3, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Sunday, December 4, from noon to 4 p.m.

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