Locals Greet the Season



Hospitality Night revelers surround the Wheeland Brothers performing on the Forest Avenue stage during last Friday’s city and Chamber of Commerce sponsored annual festivities.
The roaming Fireside Carolers, outfitted for a Dickensian Christmas, harmonized outside Areo on Ocean Avenue.
Scouts Zac, Elliot and Logan bear platters of treats for carolers at Laguna Presbyterian Church.
Crowds make way for Jolly old Santa Claus and the town’s historic fire engine.
Thurston Middle School students perform outside City Hall as Claus watchers await his arrival to switch on the light-festooned pepper tree.
Enterprising parents seize a ripe marketing opportunity.
Pipers signal Santa Claus eminent arrival.
The Tosti family of Laguna Beach exults over the night’s sights and sounds.

Photos by Mary Hurlbut


Sampling a Hospitality Night Tradition

Go into the kitchen and see a behind the scenes video of tamale making sold on Hospitality Night in the Presbyterian Church. Here

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