Finke Theatre hosts Latham Christmas program

Donner, Blitzen, Comet, Rudolph and the rest of the reindeer claim to be odd looking horses with antlers so they can be in the country hoedown.

Donner, Blitzen, Comet, Rudolph and the rest of the reindeer claim to be odd looking horses with antlers so they can be in the country hoedown. Photo by David Wilson.

The Latham School Christmas program "Santa's Holiday Hoedown," decribed as a Christmas Jamboree, was held at California's restored Finke Theatre on Monday, Dec. 19. The production was directed by Ginger Moore, with sound, lighting and music done by Phil Lewis.

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In the Latham Christmas program, Mrs. Claus (Megan Higgins)is not certain she can get Santa to be the lead singer in the show at Branson.

The basic story was one of poor finances at Santa's Workshop, with the possibility of having to close it. In searching for a way to make some money, it was decided to have a stage show at Branson. The first song was, "Goin' to Branson."

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At the Latham school Christmas program, Grandma (Hunter RuBert) and Santa (Aaron Kendrick) perform a little Hoedown dance.

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Latham kindergarten and first grade students sing "Layin' It All On the Line."

For more of this story check out the Jan. 4 issue of the California Democrat.

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