GERING — Despite some wind and blowing snow, a large crowd showed up at Legacy of the Plains Museum Saturday to help celebrate a High Plains Christmas.

Volunteers from the Scotts Bluff National Monument also joined in on a day of fun as the Village Players and the Highway 26 Gospel Group provided the Christmas music.

There were also wagon rides along with a fire where kids could toast marshmallows. Kids could learn to make crafts the way they were made a century ago, or write a letter to Santa to be delivered by a Pony Express rider to Santa’s Village in downtown Gering.

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