The holidays are a time for making memories. From Human Dog Sled Races to a live nativity, here are eight weekend events sure to provide some whether you are four or 104.
2. The Christmas story will be shared through nativities Friday through Sunday at Clarkston United Methodist Church. Admission is free. Besides a display of dozens of nativities, there will be a nativity dress-up station, cloth nativities that children can play with, festive refreshments, and more. The showcase will be open to viewing from 5-8 p.m. Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday. Saturday events include a breakfast from 8-10 a.m. and a choir performance at 2 p.m.
3. The Asotin County Aquatic Center will show the movie “The Santa Clause” at a family swim event Friday. Tickets are $2 and are available in advance at Lewiston Parks and Recreation and the aquatic center. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. The movie starts at 7.
4. Families can find a free old-fashioned Christmas celebration at the annual Victorian Christmas from 1-4 p.m. Saturday at McConnell Mansion in Moscow. The mansion at 110 S. Adams St., will be decorated for the holidays. There will be food, children’s crafts and music by the Palouse Choral Society.
5. More than 30 vendors will sell food and artisan crafts from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Winter Market at the 1912 Center in Moscow. Lunch will be available for purchase. The center is at 412 E. Third St.
6. Santa will visit kids at Artisans at the Dahmen Barn from 1-3 p.m. Saturday. There will be refreshments and crafts for kids to do while waiting to sit on Santa’s lap. People are welcome to take their own photos. The barn and gift shop are holding a Holiday Open House from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The barn is along Highway 95 in Uniontown.
7. The Asotin Lighted Christmas Parade is at 5 p.m. Saturday at Asotin City Park. There will be coffee, hot chocolate and cookies for children along with a visit from Santa at the Asotin Firehouse.
8. Potlatch will celebrate the holidays with the 20th annual Christmas in Potlatch celebration Saturday. Activities include the Polar Express Model Train Exhibit and Depot Tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 185 Sixth St. The first 70 kids get a free limited edition conductor hat. Human Dog Sled Races are at 1 p.m. on Pine Street by US Bank. Santa Claus photos and wagon rides can be found from 1-4 p.m. at the Potlatch Landing Community Center. A lighted parade starts at 5 p.m. Other events include a breakfast, craft fair, live music and fireworks after the parade. Details can be found at www.cityofpotlatch.org under Community Events.