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Mr. Skamarakas – and Family – Go to Washington

Eilis and the White House and National Christmas Tree in Washinton, DC.

On our way home from an incredible weekend in Orlando, the girls and I swung through Washington, DC to pick Jim up at work.  It was a night with rain in the forecast, so we actually were pretty lucky that it wasn’t mobbed with people.  We have never done this before, and I was surprised to see how much stuff there was!

Holiday wreath in front of the stage at the elipse Washington, DC


There was an adorable Santa’s Workshop – with SANTA!!

Santa's Workshop at the elipse Washington, DC with no line to see Santa
Santa's desk at Santa's Workshop Washington, DC
Sorting all of the letters to Santa
Jim scored on the top, and Anna was on the, well I will never tell
Santa and the Santa's workshop sponsors remind everyone to practice safety with electricty this holiday season
Presents on the conveyor belt ot be delivered by Santa
Santa's Workship in Washinton DC runs a tight shop with a time card for every helper

There was a live performance from some carolers.  They had an enormous Yule Log burning, and decorated Christmas trees from each state.  Here are a few of the photos we took on our DC Christmas Adventure!

December 2009 Nativity in front of the White House, Washington, DC
Baby Jesus, in the manger at the elipse in front of the White House, December 2009 Washington, DC


December 2008 National Christmas tree, state and territory trees and the White House at night

White House on a cold winter night December 2009
Eilis Skamarakas and Granuaile Skamarakas visit the White House and National Christmas Tree December, 2009