The cafeteria at Mt. Hope High School was packed Sunday morning, as Christmas enthusiasts eagerly dined with Santa and Mrs. Claus. About 250 attendees noshed on pancakes at the Breakfast with Santa event, hosted by the Bristol Christmas Festival Committee. Children were able to get their face painted, make ornaments, write a letter to Santa, create a personalized pot holder, and decorate a Christmas bag.
Nora Prendergast, 9, and Mia Padula, also 9, pose with Santa, Mrs. Clause and Tiny the Elf, during Sunday's Breakfast with Santa at Mt. Hope High School.
Adeline Cruz helps her grandson Ethan Rainey, 2, attach stickers to a Christmas bag.
Allison Farias helps her daughter Lillian Farias, 2, pick out decorations for her Christmas bag.
Donna Truscott sifts through tinsel glitter with her grandsons Jack and Frankie Donati, aged 5 and 3, for their ornament.
In writing her letter to Santa, Skylar Demoranville, 7, asked for a rainbow Loom. "My grandma bought me some, but it's not the whole kit," she said.
Mrs. Claus did her best to calm Brooke Fairas, 8-months-old, while attempting to pose for a photo during Sunday's Breakfast with Santa at Mt. Hope High School.
Victoria Milhomas paints the hand of Emily Marino, 9, which she stamped onto a potholder — a gift for her mom.
Sean Dale twisted two balloons into a peppermint candy cane for a wowed Paige Costa, 4.
Thatiana Pereira, 8, had Donna Lepore paint a snowman on her cheek.
Blake Daponte, 2, eagerly gobbled up every bit of his blueberry pancake during Sunday's Breakfast with Santa at Mt. Hope High School.
Two-year-old Saphyre McGowan's pancakes were "finger-licking" good.
Town Administrator Tony Teixeira ditched his suit and tie and opted for a festive sweater and spatula Sunday. He flipped pancakes for the dozens of children and their families during the Breakfast with Santa event at Mt. Hope High School.