West Newton Arts Stroll & Shop to run December 8, December 8, 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Get in the holiday spirit in West Newton at the annual Arts Stroll & Shop, presented by Newton Cultural Alliance. As you stroll along Washington Street throughout the day, you can listen to strolling carolers and musicians. Buy beautiful handmade gifts at The Paper Mouse, Artitudes, and Hipstitch, and enjoy some cider at Sweet Tomatoes, or a hot cup of coffee and a treat at L’Aroma Café.

You can even visit with Santa between 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. at the ‘Stuff a Cruiser’ in Captain Ryan Park.

Please bring an unwrapped present to benefit the Village Bank/City of Newton Holiday Gift Drive, and put it right into the police cruiser! There are also toy collection boxes at the Police Station and the Village Bank. Pick up a brochure at any of the merchants for some special coupons. The event is rain or shine, and a few snowflakes might even enhance the festive atmosphere! The Stroll is a collaborative event presented by Newton’s local arts and businesses to create an enchanting holiday tradition for the community. For a full calendar of events, please visit artsstrollandshop.com.