Southwest Portland community members gathered in the Village and at Dairyville in December to celebrate the wonders of the season.
Santa Clause helps facilitate the Multnomah Village tree lighting outside Village Beads. The lighting is part of a First Friday Holiday Gala in the Village, where hundreds of visitors gathered in early December to celebrate the season.
Karl Moynes and Phyllis Cadonau, greeters for Alpenrose Dairy's Christmas in Dairyville, show off their holiday swag. Each December, Alpenrose — which celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2016 — opens its replica of a frontier town to visitors who can take a photo with Santa, pet animals and watch holiday movies in the old-time theater.
Tigard resident Monique Gitzen snaps a photo of a group of little friends at the sleigh shed, a centerpiece of the old-west style town of Dairyville.
Sue Morgan and her granddaughter Lennon Jones, 3, greet ducklings while meandering through Storybook Lane, an animal viewing and petting area located within Dairyville.
Visitors to Storybook Lane interact with a variety of furry creatures, including these sheep, a donkey and many others. In addition to a petting zoo, a smattering of frost-tipped pine trees decked with lights lined the hall.
Visitors to Multnomah Village's First Friday Holiday Gala in December could take a decorated carriage ride from the Multnomah Arts Center through the Village.