Kim Orendor

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The “12 Days of Christmas” song should now be properly stuck in your head. Adding the Davis-twist, also may get some of the amazing local opportunities available stuck in your head. So after you clean up the paper and boxes and tinsel and trappings, make plans to hear the Band-uh or Flute Choir, catch the […]

December 25, 2012 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

The 12 Days of Christmas, Davis-style

Here we are, approaching the first day of Christmas, and if you’re like me, you still have loads of shopping to do.

If you have a hard-to-buy for person on your list, I feel it’s my duty — my gift, if you will — to help locals find just the right thing. Sure, we could jump on the Internet or scour those big-box store ads, but where’s the joy — nay — the creativity in that?

This being the city of all things odd and interesting, let’s take the classic Christmas carol, “The 12 Days of Christmas,” and give it a Davis twist to help guide our shopping spree. We’re going to start on the final verse because if you really have shopping still to do, you don’t have time for us to go through all 12 verses.

On the 12th day of Christmas, my (insert relation here) gave to me:

Lights, get Camera, see attrActions

From candy canes and little toy trains to dancing lights and reindeer flights, this year’s Davis Enterprise Holiday Decorating Contest has a little bit of everything.

The entrants span the breadth and depth of the city of Davis, giving travelers the option of focusing on decoration close to home, plotting a course in the GPS or following the map on Page A11. To visit all the winning homes, fill up the Thermos with coffee and the sippy cups with cocoa and enjoy the ride around town.

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