Calder Woods' 10th annual Tour of Lights

Diane Barnett and her husband, Jim, sit with Santa Lloyd.

“This festive start to the holiday season has become a favorite in the Beaumont community. Featuring holiday-themed refreshments, family-friendlyactivities and thousands of Christmas lights, this free holiday event invites all ages to celebrate the Christmas season together,” Calder Woods said in a press release. “Residents throughout the community used their talents to help decorate for the event.”

The tour featured Jim and Nancy Bond’s townhome as well as several suites on both the A and B hall inside the Calder Woods complex from couples like Greg andLois Cottington and others, including Mack Fulbright, Frank Morgan, Barbara White, Betty Jacob, Johnny James, Peggy Jones, Louise Troy and Maria Mazzara.

Free photos with Santa Claus (Lloyd Beaman) were offered in the auditorium, and the staff assisted the residents in sending their photos with Santa to theirfamilies. Former Beaumont mayor and Calder Woods resident Evelyn Lord turned 90 years old Dec. 8, the same day as the Tour of Lights, and she sharedwith visitors her collection of Santas from around the world.