1. At the model train show, children carry little stools on which to stand so they can see the layouts. I liked hearing them spotting details. "There's some men shooting!" "That's the firebuckets, there on the fence." One not-so-small boy discovers a strip club at Foss Landing.
2. Sugary and chocolatey gifts appear on tea trays for the whole day.
3. Slicing cold baked potatoes and sauteeing them to go with steak and a wintery salad.