Jack Gannon will debut his new book “I Walked in Santa’s Boots” at 5 p.m. Saturday at Lowcountry Produce and Market, 302 Carteret St., Beaufort.
Gannon served as Beaufort’s premiere Santa Claus at “Night on the Town” and the Christmas parade from 1993-2015. Other area appearances included Chick-Fil-A on Boundary Street, Fripp Island, Cat Island, Frampton Plantation / South Carolina Lowcountry Tourism, and more. Over 250 color photos in the book showcase Santa’s appearances over those 22 years.
Books can be pre-ordered on his website, jandcwordsmiths.com, for pickup at Lowcountry Produce and Market. The book is priced at $24.99 plus tax. An RSVP is requested for the event.
Books will also be available to buy in person on these dates:
Nov. 22, 3-5 p.m. – Darlington County Library, Darlington
Dec. 2, 6-9 p.m. – Bonito Boathouse Restaurant, Fripp Island
Dec. 9, 3-7 p.m. – Hometown Christmas, Hampton
Dec. 10, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. – Toys For Tots, Frampton Plantation, Yemassee (Santa will be on hand to sign the book covers for visitors!)
Dec. 14, 5-6:30 p.m. – Beaufort District Collection, Beaufort County Library, Beaufort
Dec. 15, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. – Ameris Bank, Beaufort Plaza, Beaufort
Dec. 16, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. – McIntosh Book Shoppe, Beaufort
For more information, find ‘santaclausbeaufortsc’ on Facebook.