Signs of the season

  • Pinky Sarber holds an ornament she made for a Christmas tree decorated by Paul Banks Elementary School students for a fundraiser Friday, Dec. 1, 2017 in Homer, Alaska benefitting South Peninsula Haven House. Young artists made the snowmen by tracing their fingers. Local nonprofits decorated trees that were auctioned off in a silent auction at a space Haven House uses for special events on Bunnell Avenue in Homer. (Photo by Michael Armstrong, Homer News)
  • Anchor Point resident Dennis Dustin poses as Santa Clause with attendees of the Homer Chamber of Commerce holiday tree lighting event Friday, Dec. 1, 2017 in Homer, Alaska. Dustin and his wife, Marcella, have been volunteering as Mr. and Mrs. Clause since the Chamber event began. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)
  • Lights glitter on a Christmas tree decorated by one of several nonprofits for a fundraiser Friday, Dec. 1, 2017 in Homer, Alaska benefitting South Peninsula Haven House. Local nonprofits decorated trees that were auctioned off in a silent auction at a space Haven House uses for special events on Bunnell Avenue. (Photo by Michael Armstrong, Homer News)
  • The tree outside the Homer Chamber of Commerce building is lit up with lights to celebrate the holiday season on Friday, Dec. 1, 2017 in Homer, Alaska. The Chamber hosts Santa Clause to do the honors, and visitors can enjoy music and snacks while children relay to him their Christmas wishes. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)
  • Seed packets adorn a Christmas tree decorated by the Homer Garden Club for a fundraiser Friday, Dec. 1, 2017 in Homer, Alaska benefitting South Peninsula Haven House. Local nonprofits decorated trees that were auctioned off in a silent auction at a space Haven House uses for special events on Bunnell Avenue. (Photo by Michael Armstrong, Homer News)
  • An urchin crowns a Christmas tree decorated by the Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies for a fundraiser Friday, Dec. 1, 2017 in Homer, Alaska benefitting South Peninsula Haven House. The tree also had ornaments made from oyster shells. Local nonprofits decorated trees that were auctioned off in a silent auction at a space Haven House uses for special events on Bunnell Avenue. (Photo by Michael Armstrong, Homer News)

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