It's A Wonderful Life Festival 2012

It's a Wonderful Life Festival
A family shows off the gingerbread ornament they made together in the Children's Craft Corner.

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Holiday Card Exhibit in the visitor center.
Holiday Card Exhibit brought in several festival participants.

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Seneca County Historian Walter Gable (left) shares his exhibit.
Seneca County Historian Walter Gable (left) discusses his exhibit with festival participants.

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Park Volunteer Helen Kirker helps out during the festival.
Park Volunteer Helen Kirker helps out during the festival. Park Ranger John Stoudt is the volunteer coordinator. If you'd like to help us out, give him a call 315.568.0024.

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Ranger Bill watches as his children color It's a Wonderful Life scenes in the Children's Craft Corner.
Ranger Bill watches as his children color scenes from "It's A Wonderful Life" in the Children's Craft Corner.
 
Ranger John provides volunteer information in the Wesleyan Chapel.
Ranger John provides information about volunteering at the park in the Wesleyan Chapel.

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Rangers get ready to march in the parade.
Rangers stop for a photo before marching in the parade. Left to right: David Malone, Jeff Teeter, John Stoudt, Ami Ghazala.

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Ranger Ami gets a roasted chestnut.
Ranger Ami gets a roasted chestnut from the Knights of Columbus.

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Ranger Ami shares bracelets with festival participants.
Ranger Ami shares bracelets with festival participants.

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Our neighbors at the National Women's Hall of Fame pass out hot cider.
Our neighbors at the National Women's Hall of Fame share hot cider.

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Alpaca family enjoy the festival.
Alpaca family hangs out at the festival.

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Parade Grand Marshall leads everything.
Local newscaster Wendy Mills (left) serves as the parade's Grand Marshal.

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Local scouts join in the parade.
Local scouts join in the parade.

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NPS truck and rangers in the parade.
NPS truck and rangers join in the parade.

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Ranger Jeff shares gold bells with parade participants.
Ranger Jeff hands out gold bells, so more angels will get their wings, at the parade.

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NPS Truck in the parade
John Teachout drives the park truck in the parade. Looks like the truck has a red mustache and white antlers.

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more rangers on parade
More rangers on parade with the truck.

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Ranger John hands out bells during the parade.
Jesse hands out golden bells during the parade. Rangers John and Ami greet the crowd.

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Ranger John during the parade.
Ranger John during the parade.

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Santa Claus joins the Seneca Falls Fire Department in the parade.
Yes, Santa Claus means the parade is almost over.

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Seneca County Historian Walter Gable
Walter Gable, Seneca County Historian with his exhibit about historic holiday cards, cartoons, and images in the park visitor center. Thanks Walter!

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Rangers in front of the Wesleyan Chapel
Rangers ready to greet visitors to the Wesleyan Chapel. Left to right: John Stoudt, John Teachout, Jeff Teeter.

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Park team gets ready for the "It's a Wonderful Run."
Park team gets ready for the "It's a Wonderful Run."

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Park team pauses for a second before to joining the other 3000 runners.
Park team pauses for a second before joining over 3000 runners in the Fun Run through the village at dusk.

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Fun Run
Park team disappears into the crowd as the race begins.

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The crowd for the fun run continues.
More runners and walkers enter the 5K race.

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Finish line
Finish line decked out in candy cane colors.

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The Wesleyan Chapel aglow for the fun run.
The Wesleyan Chapel really did look like "The Great Lighthouse" at dusk. John Stoudt stands at the entrance.

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The find for Uncle Billy's Scavenger Hunt.
Uncle Billy's Scavenger Hunt included this photo. Did you Find it!

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136 Fall Street
Seneca Falls, NY 13148

Phone:

(315) 568-0024

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