Sven Trollson

Sven Trollson

Winter wonders

NANAIMO – Kringle Craft Market drew crowds to Beban Park.

Sven Trollson, a Norwegian troll, left, and Isbjørn the Ice Bear, of Pangaea Arts, pause for a visit with Ryland Borzel, 7, while making the rounds with other winter folk characters at the Kris Kringle Craft Market in Beban Park social centre Friday.

Performers mingled with the crowds at the annual sale, held over the weekend, which draws artists, artisans and food vendors from across the Island.