HUDSON – Downtown Hudson will be filled with holiday cheer during the Holiday Stroll on Dec. 2.
Tons of events are planned during the stroll, including horse carriage rides, roasting marshmallows, pictures with Santa and live performances. The tree lighting will take place at 5 p.m. at Town Hall.
Free parking will be available at the Hudson Public Library, 23 Houghton St., RailRoad Ave. and Church St., near 29 Church St. and street parking on bordering streets. Two-hour [parking will be available at 8 South St.
The event will be held rain or shine from 3 to 7 p.m.
For a full map of events, visit https://hudsonbusinessassociation.com/events/hudson-holiday-stroll/.
The First United Methodist Church, 34 Felton St., will hold its annual Christmas Fair on Saturday, Dec. 2, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The public is invited to this year’s fair, which has a theme of “Peace, Love & Community.” It will include a Children’s Corner Store, where kids can shop for holiday gifts for siblings, friends, themselves and parents at very kid-friendly prices.
A free take-with-you art activity will be available for 3- to 12-year-olds.
Pictures with Santa run from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.; from 1 to 3 p.m. there will be backdrops and props for children, families and friends to take group pictures. A hot lunch will be available mid-day.
A silent auction will include such items as a handcrafted regulation corn hole game; a wide variety of gift cards; and services such as pet sitting. Winning bids will be announced at 2 p.m.