PHOTOS: Vale shrugs off pandemic, celebrates with community holiday party

A youngster seems a bit leery of Santa Claus on an outdoor community event held Saturday, Dec. 19, in downtown Vale. (Amy Eddy/Special to The Enterprise)

VALE - An empty lot in downtown Vale was turned into a holiday festival for a few hours on Saturday, Dec. 19.

The informal event featured lighting displays, potluck food, singing, Santa and more. People gathered around two bonfires to chat, escaping for a few moments the pressures of the pandemic.

Amy Eddy, a Vale photographer, shot more than 800 photos over the course of the event and permitted the Enterprise to share them.

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