Here's a list of places you can find jolly old Saint Nicholas in the weeks before Christmas.
From 1 to 3 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 16, Santa will be visiting the Cochran Hose Company fire station when the firefighters host "Santa at the Station." Kids can do crafts, take pictures and visit with Santa. There will be fire prevention information, fire truck rides, cookies and refreshments.
On Wednesdays, Dec. 12 and Dec. 19, and Saturdays, Dec. 15 and Dec. 22, Santa will be visiting in Wolcott Park. Enjoy free carriage rides courtesy of First National Bank, and be sure to spot Santa's Yuletide elves in the village to win prizes.
4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 16, Santa will be visiting the annual Children's Christmas Party in Leetsdale. The event includes activities for the kids, food and snacks. The party is for kids 12 and under.
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today, Dec. 9 meet Animal Friends' pets when Santa visits Tractor Supply in Cranberry. Tractor Supply is located at 20860 Route 19, (Cranberry Twp, PA 16066.) Cats and bunnies must arrive in carriers and dogs on leashes. People and pet-friendly animals only, please! Advance registration is not required. Call (724) 453-1870 for details.