Ice carver Brian Mitchell of Seattle carves a work commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Northwest Railway Museum’s Santa Train. It took Mitchell about two hours to complete the work, a combination of three separate pieces fuzed together. Corey Morris/staff photo

Ice carver Brian Mitchell of Seattle carves a work commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Northwest Railway Museum’s Santa Train. It took Mitchell about two hours to complete the work, a combination of three separate pieces fuzed together. Corey Morris/staff photo

Santa Claus came to town

Photos from the 2019 Winter Lights celebration in Snoqualmie.

  • Monday, December 9, 2019 4:00pm
  • Life

The 2019 Winter Lights celebration was held on Dec. 7 in Snoqualmie.


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A combination of choirs from Mount Si High School sing holiday songs in the gazebo during the annual Winter Lights celebration on Dec. 7 in Snoqualmie. Corey Morris/staff photo

A combination of choirs from Mount Si High School sing holiday songs in the gazebo during the annual Winter Lights celebration on Dec. 7 in Snoqualmie. Corey Morris/staff photo

Brian Mitchell’s finished carving at Snoqualmie’s Winter Lights celebration on Dec. 7. Corey Morris/staff photo

Brian Mitchell’s finished carving at Snoqualmie’s Winter Lights celebration on Dec. 7. Corey Morris/staff photo

Sno Valley Winds, an adult community band in the Snoqualmie Valley, entertains the crowd moments before the tree lighting ceremony at 2019 Winter Lights in Snoqualmie on Dec. 7. Corey Morris/staff photo

Sno Valley Winds, an adult community band in the Snoqualmie Valley, entertains the crowd moments before the tree lighting ceremony at 2019 Winter Lights in Snoqualmie on Dec. 7. Corey Morris/staff photo

Holiday revelers enjoy the tree lighting at Snoqualmie’s annual Winter Lights on Dec. 7. Corey Morris/staff photo

Holiday revelers enjoy the tree lighting at Snoqualmie’s annual Winter Lights on Dec. 7. Corey Morris/staff photo