Tonight, people will be shagging the drag in downtown Fort Dodge, Santa style!
Event organizer Linette Nelson said she started the event last year as a way for Santa to spread Christmas cheer at a distance during the pandemic.
Nelson said in addition to the visit from Santa, there will a be a lot of stuff going on to get you in the Christmas spirit, including folks from Lighthouse Ministries and Iowa Central singing Christmas carols, the Elkhorn Early Bird 4-H Troop and Shiny Top Brewing handing out cookies and hot cocoa, and a food drive at Personal Expressions Art and Hair Studio, featuring appearances from even more favorite holiday characters!
Last year, Nelson says Santa was very welcoming to people wanting to take a picture – or with the people who want to keep their distance they can drive on by and wave.
This year’s Shag the Drag Santa Style will begin at 6:30 pm tonight and remember to bring your food donations down to Amanda Peart at 1214 Central Ave.
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