Photos by Marion Vendituoli, Sally Reichardt and Robert Gay

Martha Green. of Elgin, and her great-granddaughter Lisa Tomolillo visit with Santa at Sonoita Small Town Christmas at the Sonoita Fairgrounds on Dec. 11.
Students at PUHS displayed gingerbread houses at the Gathering Grounds in Patagonia.
Children could leave letters for Santa at the Sonoita Fairgrounds.
Gay Moss sells her handmade bowls and crafts at ‘Christmas in Elgin’ at the Elgin Community Club on Dec. 4.
This house on the corner of 3rd and Sonoita Aves. in Patagonia had an elaborate holiday light display.
The Patagonia Fire Dept. parades through town with decorated trucks.
The Patagonia Library displays a holiday tree constructed of books.
Santa greets kids as he arrives at the Sonoita Small Town Christmas Event .
Shoppers peruse the 40 vendors set up at Sonoita Small Town Christmas.
Santa visits with a young boy on the porch of the Empire Ranch house during the Christmas at the Empire Ranch celebration on Dec. 11