Lezlie Sterling/lsterling@sacbee.com

A statue of Gold Rush entrepreneur Claude Chana wears a Santa hat over his miner’s hat while kneeling over his gold pan Friday in Old Town Auburn. The city will host the 27th Annual Old Town Country Christmas, which will feature artisans and craft works, on back-to-back Saturdays, Dec. 14 and Dec. 21. More at www.oldtownauburnca.com.

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