At right: Liam Anderson, 8, of Nevada, selects a perfect Christmas cookie to add to his bucket. Anderson was among the many residents and children who surveyed the products at this year’s Cookie Walk at Gates Hall.

Below: Nevada’s Festival of Trees was part of the weekend’s Winterfest activities. Here, Kate Skaggs, 3, of the Omaha area, is joined by her cousin, Savannah Skaggs, 10, as they look at one of the trees.

At right: Dressed adorably in her red polka dot sleeper, Lillian Petersen waits in line to see Santa with her mom, Carrie. Lillian is 1 and a half years old.

Below: Santa Claus (Kris Corbin) and Mrs. Claus (Vicki Tendall) try to get sisters, Ella Guerrero, 5, and Addison DeBrower, 1, ready for a photo.

Photo by Barb McBreen

Clarabelle Eyanson is excited about the candy cane she received from Santa Claus. Her parents Jessica (shown) and Jacob live in Nevada.