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4th Annual NORPAC~SANTAS Conference & Workshop Itineray and Program Set

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 November 7-9, 2013 
  Great Wolf Lodge 
  Grand Mound, Washington 


Thank you for attending the 4th Annual Northwest Santa Training Workshop!  

Remember the Real Santa is here and all the rest of us are his helpers.  

You don’t have your elves here, so we are providing a schedule to follow.

Don’t be late or you will miss out!  (Times and topics subject to change) 

  SCHEDULE OF EVENTS 

THURSDAY Evening Registration in Hospitality Room~Social time 
  (call 360.621.1493 for location) 
                          


FRIDAY 
7:30 Keeping Christ in Christmas-Morning devotional 
8:00 Registration 

9:00-9:45 Welcome and Announcements 
Round Table 
       Santa Business, Marketing, Home Visits 

10:30-11:15 Round Table 
Do/Don’t, Costuming, Sign Language 

12:00-1:15 Lunch on Your Own 

1:30-2:15 “Santa Hair and Makeup”  By Santa Trever Waltos 

3:30 Pictures in the Pool - in old fashion bathing suits 

6:00 Santa Flash Mob at local Restaurant 

8:00 pm Movie:  “They Wore the Red Suit”  *Main Conference Room
                             

SATURDAY 
7:30 Keeping Christ in Christmas-morning devotional 
8:00 Registration 
8:30 “Night Before Christmas”  story telling contest

9:30-10:30 Round Table 
Mrs Claus Forum 
Holding Newborns 

10:30-11:00 CHECK OUT TIME 

11:00-11:45 Santa Magic Workshop 

11:50 Ornament Exchange 

12:00 Buffet: “A Day In The Park" Raffle Gift Basskets~50/50 Drawings 

1:00 “STEVEN THE GREAT” 

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2:00 Full Dress and Singing Practice 

3:00 Parade:  A Walk Through Great Wolf Lodge

Please complete and return Evaluations to Santa Dennis Simpson 


PRESENTERS 

SANTA HAIR AND MAKE-UP 
by Santa Trever and Heidi Waltos 

SANTA MAGIC 
STEVEN THE GREAT 
by Magician Stephen Wakefield 

SPECIAL THANKS TO THE FOLLOWING FOR ORGANIZING AND CONTIBUTING TO THIS EVENT 

Event planning: Santa Dennis Gorley 
Santa Ron Kearns
Santa Dale Scott 
Santa Dennis Simpson 
Santa Trever Waltos   
Donations: 

       Baskets         
Santa Dale and Nancy Scott 
Santa Dennis and Michele Simpson 
Santa George and Nancy Smith 
Santa Trever and Heidi Waltos 
Santa Dennis and Glena Gorley 
Santa Ron and Marci Kearns 
Santa Jerry and Patti Nebel

Gift Bags
Sana Ron and Marci Kearns 
Santa Dennis and Michele Simpson 
Santa Gene and Tish Sanders 
Santa Eddie and Karen Hayes 
Santa George and Nancy Smith 
Espresso Products Direct 

  Table decorations Santa Trever Waltos and Family 

Entertainment: “Stephen the Great”

 

 

Vendors
 Alex Bennett,  Ardesson’s Shoe Repair & New Shoes and Custom Items 
Jackie Noble--Seamstress 
Lakewood Costume--Dori 
A+ Alterations and Tailoring 
Katie Guerrero
Various members of Norpac Santas 
Encouragement All the members of  NORPAC SANTAS 


Ornament Exchange 
We will do another ornament exchange again this year at The Santa Conference while at Great Wolf Lodge.

It’s easy!! Bring an ornament (wrapped, because we all know how fun it is to unwrap presents) to exchange.

I’ll have a sign-up sheet during the conference.  I’ll draw names to pair people up.

Then on Saturday before lunch, we’ll do the exchange. This is for anyone 

For more info contact: 

Santa Dennis Simpson 

dsimpson@wavecable.com 
360-871-1241 toy shoppe 
     360-621-1493 sleigh phone

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Eileen Strom

So...lets see some pictures!

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Santa Trever

So...lets see some pictures!

Eileen, the conference is this coming weekend. Nov 8&9. I will post pics over the next couple weeks - check back.

You can also check our NORPAC SANTAS Facebook fan page.

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Eileen Strom

Was just looking at the "advert" for the Great Wolf Lodge...what a totally cute place for families!

Love the various "tent" & "log cabin" kid areas in the rooms.

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