Addie Calderon, 4, of West Salem, visits with Santa at Salem's Riverfront Carousel on Friday, Dec. 18. (Amanda Loman/Salem Reporter)

Miles Yonekura, 1 1/2, and mother Brittney, say hello to Santa at Salem's Riverfront Carousel on Friday, Dec. 18. (Amanda Loman/Salem Reporter)

Wyatt Wallace, 3, visits through plexiglass with Santa at Salem's Riverfront Carousel on Friday, Dec. 18. (Amanda Loman/Salem Reporter)

Addie Calderon, 4, is greeted by Santa as her family arrives at Salem's Riverfront Carousel on Friday, Dec. 18. The room is set up with lighting equipment and a camera for photos. (Amanda Loman/Salem Reporter)

Separated by a sheet of plexiglass, Wyatt Wallace, 3, visits with Santa alongside parents Rachel and John at Salem's Riverfront Carousel on Friday, Dec. 18. (Amanda Loman/Salem Reporter)

To keep visits socially distant, this year Santa is separated by plexiglass from visitors at Salem's Riverfront Carousel on Friday, Dec. 18. (Amanda Loman/Salem Reporter)

Santa, played by Clyde Clevenger, wears a face shield during visits with children and families at Salem's Riverfront Carousel on Friday, Dec. 18. (Amanda Loman/Salem Reporter)

Wyatt Wallace, 3, waves goodbye to Santa at Salem's Riverfront Carousel on Friday, Dec. 18. (Amanda Loman/Salem Reporter)

Santa, played by Clyde Clevenger, plays a Christmas song on the mandolin for Miles Yonekura, as he sits for a photo with parents Matthew and Brittney, at Salem's Riverfront Carousel on Friday, Dec. 18. (Amanda Loman/Salem Reporter)

Santa, played by Clyde Clevenger, passes the time between visits by playing songs on the mandolin at Salem's Riverfront Carousel on Friday, Dec. 18. (Amanda Loman/Salem Reporter)

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