Scherer Gardening’s Santa’s Village opens on Saturday, December 3 for the 2016 season. On Monday, Andy Scherer and his team were busy getting everything ready for opening day. New this year is a “polar express” train, seen here in action for the first time. Other activities in the village include wagon rides, an elves’ playground, a never-ending campfire, and photos with Santa. The village will be open the first three weekends of December between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Admission is $10 per person, with children two years old and younger admitted for free. The village is located near Dalkeith at 1535 Dalkeith Road.