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Outside Lands Podcast Episode 443: Santa Claus Association
Unlike today's SantaCon, Mabel Hawkin's Santa Claus Association does not involve scores of drunken Kris Kringles. Instead, the Association was a charity group that distributed thousands of gifts to San Francisco's children. This week, Nicole and Michael provide the inspiring story behind this groundbreaking endeavor.
- Dec 25, 2021
(above) Polo Fields,
[Christmas tree and celebration Golden Gate Park. First open air festivities in San Francisco] Crowd milling around fence and artificial tree.
If you've been to the Outside Lands Music Festival, then you know the Polo Fields and Speedway Meadow. These open spaces both have storied histories. This classic episode continues our celebration of the Park's 150th Anniversary. (Outside Lands San Francisco Podcast Apr 3, 2020)