Children get their last-minute requests into Santa on Friday.

Red Deer’s Leo Ferreira and his little brother Beck got to meet Santa at Bower Place mall on Friday.                                Photo by PAUL COWLEY/Advocate staffRed Deer’s Leo Ferreira and his little brother Beck got to meet Santa at Bower Place mall on Friday. Photo by PAUL COWLEY/Advocate staff
Tyrus Jacobs, of Caroline, seemed pretty awed by the jolly old elf at Bower Place mall on Friday.Tyrus Jacobs, of Caroline, seemed pretty awed by the jolly old elf at Bower Place mall on Friday.
Children get their last-minute requests into Santa on Friday.
Jaxon Payton, of Penhold, cut a dapper figure as he got his big chance to meet Santa at Bower Place mall on Friday.Jaxon Payton, of Penhold, cut a dapper figure as he got his big chance to meet Santa at Bower Place mall on Friday.
Jaxon Payton, of Penhold, cut a dapper figure as he got his big chance to meet Santa at Bower Place mall on Friday.Jaxon Payton, of Penhold, cut a dapper figure as he got his big chance to meet Santa at Bower Place mall on Friday.

BY PAUL COWLEY

ADVOCATE STAFF

Only three more sleeps to go on Friday as children meet St. Nick