Cookies at the Governor’s Open House on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Cookies at the Governor’s Open House on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Photos: Governor’s Open House

It’s a Juneau tradition.

Scenes from this year’s Governor’s Holiday Open House underway at the Governor’s Mansion in Juneau.

Gingerbread houses on display at the Governor’s Open House on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Gingerbread houses on display at the Governor’s Open House on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Gov. Mike Dunleavy, R-Alaska, speaks to members of the media before the Governor’s Open House on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Gov. Mike Dunleavy, R-Alaska, speaks to members of the media before the Governor’s Open House on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Gov. Mike Dunleavy, R-Alaska, examines the Christmas tree before the Governor’s Open House on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Gov. Mike Dunleavy, R-Alaska, examines the Christmas tree before the Governor’s Open House on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Juneau Mayor Beth Weldon, right, is greeted by Gov. Mike Dunleavy, R-Alaska, and his wife, Rose, Lt. Gov. Kevin Meyer and his wife, Marti, at the Governor’s Open House on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Juneau Mayor Beth Weldon, right, is greeted by Gov. Mike Dunleavy, R-Alaska, and his wife, Rose, Lt. Gov. Kevin Meyer and his wife, Marti, at the Governor’s Open House on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Juneau Mayor Beth Weldon, right, speaks with Gov. Mike Dunleavy, R-Alaska, at the Governor’s Open House on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Juneau Mayor Beth Weldon, right, speaks with Gov. Mike Dunleavy, R-Alaska, at the Governor’s Open House on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Juneau residents choose their cookies at the Governor’s Open House on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Juneau residents choose their cookies at the Governor’s Open House on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Members of the Bridge Adult Daycare eat their cookies while visiting the Governor’s Open House on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Members of the Bridge Adult Daycare eat their cookies while visiting the Governor’s Open House on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

The Governor’s Open House on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

The Governor’s Open House on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Students in the Glacier Valley Elementary School JAMM program perform at the Governor’s Open House on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Students in the Glacier Valley Elementary School JAMM program perform at the Governor’s Open House on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Gov. Mike Dunleavy, R-Alaska, poses for a picture with Marnellie Remeualt and her daughter, Mara, 5, as Gov. Dunleavy’s wife, Rose, Lt. Gov. Kevin Meyer and his wife, Marti, look on at the Governor’s Open House on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Gov. Mike Dunleavy, R-Alaska, poses for a picture with Marnellie Remeualt and her daughter, Mara, 5, as Gov. Dunleavy’s wife, Rose, Lt. Gov. Kevin Meyer and his wife, Marti, look on at the Governor’s Open House on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Juneau residents choose their cookies at the Governor’s Open House on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Juneau residents choose their cookies at the Governor’s Open House on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Ben and April Nestler, with their daughter, Ellie, choose their cookies at the Governor’s Open House on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Ben and April Nestler, with their daughter, Ellie, choose their cookies at the Governor’s Open House on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Members of the Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé orchestra perform at the Governor’s Open House on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Members of the Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé orchestra perform at the Governor’s Open House on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Gov. Mike Dunleavy, R-Alaska, greets Juneau residents at the Governor’s Open House on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Gov. Mike Dunleavy, R-Alaska, greets Juneau residents at the Governor’s Open House on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Stockings hang decorate the second floor balcony during the Governor’s Open House on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Stockings hang decorate the second floor balcony during the Governor’s Open House on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Amanda Price, Commissioner of the Department of Public Safety, serves hot cider outside during the Governor’s Open House on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Amanda Price, Commissioner of the Department of Public Safety, serves hot cider outside during the Governor’s Open House on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Music teacher Freddy Cummins leads students with the Faith Community Christian School as they sing outside during the Governor’s Open House on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Music teacher Freddy Cummins leads students with the Faith Community Christian School as they sing outside during the Governor’s Open House on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

The Governor’s Open House on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

The Governor’s Open House on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Shakira Vallejo helps her daughter, Gabriela, 4, choose their cookies at the Governor’s Open House on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Shakira Vallejo helps her daughter, Gabriela, 4, choose their cookies at the Governor’s Open House on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Lorrie Heagy, Executive Director of JAMM and the music teacher at Glacier Valley, sings with the students during the Governor’s Open House on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Lorrie Heagy, Executive Director of JAMM and the music teacher at Glacier Valley, sings with the students during the Governor’s Open House on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Students with the Faith Community Christian School sing outside during the Governor’s Open House on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Students with the Faith Community Christian School sing outside during the Governor’s Open House on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

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