(Zachary Kaufman/The Columbian)
December 20, 2012
Vancouver's Phillip Verry has portrayed Santa Claus for 25 years, 21 of which were spent alongside Dee Campbell as Mrs. Claus. Above, the two entertain children and parents inside his double-decker bus at Esther Short Park Thursday. They'll return to the park to pose for free pictures and hand out candy canes Friday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.