December 23, 2011
Andrew Orr sits atop Perry the Christmas Donkey during a ride through part of the Garden District Friday. While reindeer are typically the most popular and whimsical four-legged mammals during the Christmas season, prior to the writing of the famous poem, “The Night Before Christmas,” Santa was believed to have found alternative means of transportation, including donkeys, as he gave gifts to good boys and girls.
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The area hosts festivities during this Christmas season.