into the Christmas spirit.
Downtown Appleton Incorporated hosted a 'Downtown for
Christmas' event that encourages residents to shop local during the holidays.
And a visit from Santa Claus helped get the kids excited
for the season.
"Some of them are a little too young to understand
what a great guy Santa is to get to know but they come and they hug me and they
are just very sweet and they're all very, very excited about Christmas,"
said Santa Claus.
There was also live Christmas caroling to accompany the