Santa Claus and his helpers are flying Saturday morning into Contra Costa County Public Works’ Buchanan Field Airport Concord, where they will be collecting donations for the Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano and giving candy canes to children.
Santa and his helpers will greet children behind the Crowne Plaza Hotel, and will move the event inside the hotel in case of rain. Children can be photographed with Santa at no charge.
Donations of nonperishable food as well as monetary donations for the Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano will be accepted.
Santa’s two-hour visit will start at 10 a.m. Saturday at Buchanan Field Airport and Crown Plaza Hotel, 45 John Glenn Drive, Concord.
Those interested may visit the airport’s website, http://www.contracostacountyairports.org/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=1664, and Facebook page listing, https://www.facebook.com/events/346474519251202/, and may call the airport at 925-681-4200.