Santa Claus: Legend and Facts

Traces the history of the original Saint Nicholas and how his legend and legacy is applied over Christmas throughout the world.

For nearly 2,000 years, the legend of Santa Claus has existed, and continues to do so. There really was a Saint Nicholas (the original “Santa”) and from his generous deeds grew the legend of the jolly fat man. We will look at the legend of Santa Claus and how he is celebrated around the Christian world every Christmastime.