Light Up Damascus

Two-year-old Sadie Fannin of Damascus designed a creative holiday card. (Salem News photo by J.D. Creer)
The Chancel Players, a drama ministry team from Malone University, were among performers at the Friends Church. (Salem News photo by J.D. Creer)
Among the musical performers during Light Up Damascus were, from left, Lonnie Rummer and Danny Sturgis who performed at the Friends Church. (Salem News photo by J.D. Creer)
Santa Claus had his laps and hands full with the Mumaw siblings from Beloit including 5-year-old Claire, 3-year-old Fletcher and 6-month-old Mallory. (Salem News photo by J.D. Creer)
Four-year-old Kinley Gfeller of Damascus went for a spin in gym at the Damascus Friends Church. (Salem News photo by J.D. Creer)
Seven-year-old Dylan Fuson of Damascus goes down a big slide that was part of the children's fun, games and crafts. (Salem News photo by J.D. Creer)
Eleven-year-old Shaylee Muckleroy of Salem works on creating a stress ball. (Salem News photo by J.D. Creer)
Six-year-old Lauren Sanor of Beloit gets her face painted by Alix Veitz at the Friends Church during the annual Light Up Damascus festivities held Saturday. (Salem News photo by J.D. Creer)
Seven-year-old Maggie Corll gets her face painted by Alix Veitz at the Friends Church during the annual Light Up Damascus festivities held Saturday. (Salem News photo by J.D. Creer)

The annual Light Up Damascus was held Saturday highlighted by an appearance by Santa Claus and the lighting of the memorial tree near the Damascus Friends Church. There was an array of children’s activities, crafts and musical performances. In this photo, 9-year-old Makena Ferry of Beloit came prepared with a wish list that she presented to Santa. (Salem News photo by J.D. Creer)

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