Santa Claus is coming to town on Sunday, but this time he’ll be picking up toys instead of dropping them off.

The Georgetown Fire Department is having its 19th annual Santa Tours on Sunday, Dec. 9, starting at 11 a.m. and running all day long.

The tour – in which Santa and the GFD drive around Georgetown picking up toys for kids in need – will start at the Georgetown Veterans of Foreign Wars on Andover Street and then will venture down each road in town while residents greet him with their toy donations for Toys for Tots.

Toy donations can range from those for infants to those for kids age 16 and must be new and unwrapped.

If you miss the Santa Tour, you can drop off your toy donations at the town’s public safety building, 47 Central St., any time before the end of the day Dec. 14.

The GFD has been running its Santa Tour for the Marine Corps’ Toys for Tots program since 2000. This year’s tour is dedicated to the memory of Sam’s Transportation Co-owner Mike Ricker and longtime "Santa" lookalike David Durkee.

"Every man and woman on the Georgetown Fire Department looks forward to the Santa Tour each year, and this year we are working extra hard in honor of two people who truly helped establish this program as a Georgetown tradition," Deputy Fire Chief Rusty Ricker, who runs the tour, said.. "I challenge all residents to come together to exceed our toy totals form years past in honor of these two wonderful men.

The goal this year is to beat last year's total of approximately 3,000 toys collected for the Toys for Tots program.

The schedule – subject to change – for the Santa Tour can be viewed on the Georgetown Fire Department website. These are approximate times. Do not call the police or fire departments to find out where Santa is. Listen for the tour, and meet the firefighters and Santa on the edge of the street with your donations.