Pets will get a chance to have their picture taken with Santa Claus and their owners will have a weekend of holiday events at Golden Triangle Mall.
The four days of special events kick off with Pet Night from 5 to 9 p.m. tonight, when Santa will be available for photos with pets.
On Friday, U.S. Marine cadets will collect toys from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. as part of their Toys for Tots drive inside and outside the mall, and live music will be performed at the food court from 2 to 7 p.m.
On Saturday, the Toys for Tots collections will continue from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and shoppers are encouraged to bring a new, unwrapped toy for the toy drive. A puppet show will be performed in the food court from noon to 1 p.m. and Christmas carolers will sing in the food court from 1 to 2 p.m. Live bands will also be performing.
At 2 p.m., a Harley Davidson Toys for Tots motorcade is set to arrive at the mall.
On Sunday, Toys for Tots collections will continue inside and outside the mall from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and live bands will perform in the food court from 2 to 7 p.m.
— Staff report