When the days get shorter and darker, the air gets colder, and the snow starts flying, you know Christmas is on its way. After the calendar flips to November, there's a slew of Christmas traditions in Maine that start coming out of the woodwork.

Most of those traditions have been going on for generations. Let's take a trip down Santa Claus lane for a closer look at 7 traditions that have been passed from generation to generation in Maine.

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