Marco Fontanini, a fourth-generation member of the famous Nativity-making Fontanini family of Bagni di Lucca, Italy, signs a creche figure for Carson Riehl of Archbold. Fontanini, who oversees production and quality-control aspects of 20 to 50-inch figures by the House of Fontanini, signed autographs Thursday at the Candy Cane Christmas Shoppe north of Archbold. The shop is one of only 20 retailers nationwide where members of the Fontanini family will make appearances this year.
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