Rachel Kaufman, Jet Newman and Easton Kaufman visited with Santa Claus while he was at Anna-Jonesboro National Bank.Runners participated in the third annual Reindeer 5K Run/Walk sponsored by the Shawnee Hills Arts Council/Anna Arts Center.Kids, adults and dogs participated in the Fun Run with Rudolph and Santa after the Reindeer Run.A business expo featuring crafters and vendors took place in the lower gym at Anna-Jonesboro Community High School. The event was sponsored by the Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars Carroll P. Foster Post No. 3455 of Anna. The Anna Arts Center hosted a holiday bazaar, which featured Christmas-themed crafts and other items.Young people had an opportunity to make ornaments after the Fun Run at the Anna Arts Center.

Celebrating the season in Anna

The annual Christmas in Downtown Anna celebration held on Saturday, Nov. 26, featured many special activities. Nov. 26 was also Small Business Saturday. Activities included craft shows, a 5K run/walk, music, shopping, visits from Santa and more. Photos by Lindsey Rae Vaughn.

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