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  • The first recorded date of Christmas being celebrated on December 25th was in 336, during the time of the Roman Emperor Constantine. A few years later, Pope Julius I officially declared that the birth of Jesus would be celebrated on that day.
  • Santa Claus's sleigh is led by eight reindeer: Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Vixen, Comet, Cupid, Dunder (variously spelled Donder and Donner), and Blixem (variously spelled Blixen and Blitzen), with Rudolph being a 20th-century inclusion.
  • Outdoor Christmas lights on homes evolved from decorating the traditional Christmas tree and house with candles during the Christmas season. Lighting the tree with small candles dates back to the 17th century and originated in Germany before spreading to Eastern Europe.
  • That big, jolly man in the red suit with a white beard didn’t always look that way. Prior to 1931, Santa was depicted as everything from a tall gaunt man to a spooky-looking elf. He has donned a bishop's robe and a Norse huntsman's animal skin. When Civil War cartoonist Thomas Nast drew Santa Claus for Harper's Weekly in 1862, Santa was a small elflike figure who supported the Union. Nast continued to draw Santa for 30 years, changing the color of his coat from tan to the red he’s known for today.
  • Christmas 2018 countdown has already begun. Will you be ready???
  • Why do we love Christmas? It's all about the traditions. In this chaotic world we can miss the "good old days." Christmas reminds us of that time.



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About xenon

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  • My favorite Christmas story
    too many, but the main one keeps repeating itself, watching all the happy faces every year as children, and adults enjoy our CHRISTmas displays.
  • Location
    Kingston GA
  • Biography
    60 years young, been doing CHRISTmas dispalys for 15 years,
  • Interests
    ATVs, jeeping, colleciton of over 5,000 antique soda bottles
  • Occupation
    does not matter now, retire in 12 months
  • About my display
    4 acres, driveby, 350+ inflatables, 10,000+ lights, 200 amps and a $800 electric bill each year.

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  1. xenon

    Don Featherstone Uncle Sam

    looking to buy from website listed above, has anyone bought from them. thanks
  2. xenon

    Website for Xmas stuff

    that site does not come up for me
  3. xenon

    Don Featherstone Uncle Sam

    Is anyone familiar with this website, they have a lot of new Union blow molds for sell, but no one will answer phone, shipping is high. Uncle Sam cost $29.95, shipping is $28.00 http://www.greenbaywebsites.net/christmastowneusa/store/index.php?ccUser=ec73d07pmrs5618g6dk3n88353
  4. xenon

    Don Featherstone Uncle Sam

    thank you soo much, I will check on them
  5. xenon

    Don Featherstone Uncle Sam

    My wife always waits to the last moment. but she really wants 2 of these blow molds for our July Fourth display. looks like they are running $60 or so apiece on Ebay. I do not mind paying fair price, Does anyone happen to have some for sale.
  6. https://www.govdeals.com/index.cfm?fa=Main.AdvSearchResultsNew&kWord=christmas&whichForm=vehicle&searchPg=Main check this link if you are near el Paso Tx lot of items ending n a day or so, no bids yet
  7. went to Home Depot today, they have 3 different Gemmy 4' and 5' Easter Inflatables, half price reg 39.97 now 19.97 god buy, also good way to get new transformers and blowers. sorry no picture, have not check on line with them
  8. xenon

    Happy Easter Yall

    Just wanted to wish everyone a Happy Easter from North Georgia
  9. well there have been 36 views so we know folks are still alive out there
  10. Many will complain, but I like it, not sure to thank Fred's or Coke.
  11. still at $10. a hundred wreaths, only 2 days left. what a deal if I was closer
  12. pretty good selection hope some are close to you https://www.govdeals.com/index.cfm?fa=Main.AdvSearchResultsNew&kWord=christmas&whichForm=vehicle&searchPg=Main
  13. xenon

    Nice LED bulbs

    I love LED bulbs too, but did try a couple of these in my larger blow molds that take C7. $1 each at Ollies sorry for picture quality or lack of there of.
  14. well they went for $110 which is OK, still a good deal, it would have cost me that much in gas to drive there and back. It is a good website to check every once in a while
  15. I have a bid in at up to $75, but If I get outbid, its OK, cause its a bit of a drive for me.