August 14th – Little known facts about Christmas at the North Pole

  1. The elves decorate a giant metal tree with oranges, apples, nuts and bird seed each year.  The tree is put up in a  different location around the world and the food is adapted to the local wildlife.  At midnight on Christmas Eve the food is made available to the animals.

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    Facts about a North Pole Christmas
  2. Cocoa and peppermint is served at breaks on Christmas Eve. Santa provides unlimited refreshments to his workers free.
  3. The elves sleep in on Christmas Day and then have a huge party on Boxing Day.  Boxing Day is the day that they exchange gifts among themselves.
  4. A bright star is hung at the highest point of the financial tower during the holiday season.
  5. Angels visit Santa before his trip to bless his journey and offer prayers over the children he will be visiting.
  6. Molly is in charge of Santa’s on board computer on Christmas Eve.  The computer helps with directions and managing the loads and loads of toys Santa and the reindeer must pick up from his drop off locations.
  7. On Christmas Eve day Santa has a parade for the elves to thank them for their contributions over the year.  He always gives a rousing speech to them and he has been known to burst into tears.
  8. There is one elf whose only job is to keep track of Santa’s glasses. He travels with Santa on the sleigh and retrieves them every time Santa puts the glasses down.
  9. Claus Park has a giant gingerbread and candy castle that is built during December.  Santa hosts a party for some of his magical friends two days before Christmas to gather information .  For example,  Jack Frost always predicted the weather and a peace magician named Frank gave him information on safe fly zones.
  10. Jessie has managed to break 15 cocoa machines. The sugar cookies are always near the machines and  her tail pounded on the table legs one day and the machines toppled onto the floor. Ever since the elves have strapped the machines to sturdier tables to prevent the problem from happening again.
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