Santa visits historic Motte Romola Farm Museum in Menifee

Santa at Motte Historical Museum poses with William Brackin,4, and sister Amentia, 9, from Sun City with an antique car loaded with presents in the background. Mother Angelique watched her children delight in the visit. Valley News/Tony Ault photo
Santa took a little time out from preparing the millions of gifts for little children to make a visit to Motte Historical Museum and Romola Farms in Menifee’s Romoland Saturday, Dec. 10 to the delight of dozens of children.Not only did the children have a chance to tell Santa if they have been nice and ask for their favorite present but they had a chance to see the many historic vintage cars the Motte family has used or collected, during their many years as farmers in the community, long before it became a city.“We like to do this every year,” Motte Historical Museum manager Maria Mathey said. “It is the Motte family giving back to the community.” On hand to greet visiting families were Charles Motte and
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