Please Eat.Drink.Shop. LOCAL!

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This weekend, please try to keep it local!

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Local businesses donate raffle prizes to the Ladies Holiday Store Tour

IMG_2399The Ladies Holiday Store Tour is tomorrow, December 10, and the raffle prizes from local merchants are starting to arrive!!!  We cannot wait to see everyone tomorrow night in downtown Ridgefield as they visit many of their local merchants.

What is the Ladies Holiday Store Tour?!?!

From 10 am to 8 pm, on Thursday, December 10, twelve of your favorite merchants will be open late and stocked with fun, unexpected gifts, nibbles and libations and more!!

Plus, Cheers Ridgefield is hosting a wine tasting from 7 pm to 8:30 pm!

And it gets better: at 8:30 pm there will be hundreds of dollars in raffle drawings from all the participating merchants (need not be present to win)!!! So make sure when you’re visiting each store, you participate in their raffle!!!

Participating merchants include: Interiors & Designs by Ursula, Craig’s Fine Jewelry, Purple Frog, Audrey Road, Books on the Common, She She, Olley Court, Lucy’s, Lyn Evans, Candlelight Shoppe, Nancy O’s, and Deborah Ann’s Sweet Shoppe!

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Ladies Night Out has Fun, Food & FREE Gifts!!!

Screen shot 2015-12-03 at 1.40.52 PMOn Thursday, December 10, grab your mom, sisters, daughters or girlfriends and head to Ridgefield’s Main Street area for the Ladies Holiday Store Tour!! From 10 am to 8 pm, twelve of your favorite merchants will be open late and stocked with fun, unexpected gifts, nibbles and libations and more!!

Plus, Cheers Ridgefield is hosting a wine tasting from 7 pm to 8:30 pm!

And it gets better: at 8:30 pm there will be hundreds of dollars in raffle drawings from all the participating merchants (need not be present to win)!!! So make sure when you’re visiting each store, you participate in their raffle!!!

Participating merchants include: Interiors & Designs by Ursula, Craig’s Fine Jewelry, Purple Frog, Audrey Road, Books on the Common, She She, Olley Court, Lucy’s, Lyn Evans, Candlelight Shoppe, Nancy O’s, and Deborah Ann’s Sweet Shoppe!

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Saturday is the final day of the 16th annual Holiday Stroll

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There is still plenty to do today (Saturday, December 5) at the 2015 Holiday Stroll!

If you didn’t have an opportunity to attend last night’s Holiday Stroll, we’ve put together a Facebook album of some of the fun.

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New to the Holiday Stroll: the Non-Profit Holiday Marketplace

11063507_10205379087141241_4974348401693179138_nNew this year to the 16th annual Holiday Stroll , Friday, December 4, and Saturday, December 5, is the Non-Profit Holiday Marketplace at The Ridgefield Community Center at Lounsbury House.

Come get tasty baked goods, a hot beverage, gifts and more to support local causes like American Cancer Society, Relay for Life, Ridgefield Lions Club, Rotary Club of Ridgefield, Jesse Lee Outreach, Ridgefield High School softball and cheerleading teams, Boy Scouts, Ridgefield Independent Film Festival!

The Ridgefield Community Center at Lounsbury House is located at 316 Main Street in beautiful downtown Ridgefield.

Photo from the Ridgefield Community Center at Lounsbury House’s Facebook page.

Here is the schedule of events for the 16th annual Holiday Stroll:

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Downtown Ridgefield Merchants are hosting a Ladies Holiday Store Tour on December 10

All your favorite downtown Ridgefield merchants are hosting a night just for the ladies!!

Screen shot 2015-12-03 at 1.40.52 PMOn Thursday, December 10, grab your mom, sisters, daughter or girlfriends and head to Ridgefield’s Main Street ares for the Ladies Holiday Store Tour!!  From 10 am to 8 pm, twelve of your favorite merchants will be open late and stocked with fun, unexpected gifts, nibbles and libations and more!!

Plus, Cheers Ridgefield is hosting a wine tasting from 7 pm to 8:30 pm!

And it gets better:  at 8:30 pm there will be hundreds of dollars in raffle drawings from all the participating merchants (need not be present to win)!!! So make sure when you’re visiting each store, you participate in their raffle!!!

Participating merchants include: Interiors & Designs by Ursula, Craig’s Fine Jewelry, Purple Frog, Audrey Road, Books on the Common, She She, Olley Court, Lucy’s, Lyn Evans, Candlelight Shoppe, Nancy O’s, and Deborah Ann’s Sweet Shoppe!

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Parking is FREE & Unlimited in Ridgefield this Holiday Season

IMG_2377Curious about these covered signs?

The downtown Ridgefield merchants and organizations don’t want you to feel any pressure this holiday season and have lifted many of the parking bans.  When you see these decorative covers on signs, PARKING IS FREE AND THE TIME IS UNLIMITED.

Another great reason to Shop Ridgefield and Shop Local!

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Video of the Ridgefield Holiday Tree Lighting

12309991_1069564083083694_4718157923085598147_oFor those, near and far, who missed the countdown this year… here is a video of the Ridgefield Holiday Tree Lighting.

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Ridgefield’s Holiday Stroll Schedule, December 4 & 5

holiday-strollThe tradition is back… the 16th annual Ridgefield Holiday Stroll is Friday, December 4 and Saturday, December 5.

Many local businesses and organizations are working together to make the Holiday Stroll is biggest event of the season.  There will be parties, music, dancing, Santa and your Frozen favorites, Anna and Olaf.  Events are for adults, children and families.  See the schedule below and mark your calendar… you will not want to miss this.

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Post Thanksgiving Weekend Happenings in Downtown Ridgefield

11232028_943689585706177_5366907880889665697_oIt’s a big weekend for shopping, but we hope you’ll spend some time with family and friends in downtown Ridgefield. Below are some of the great special events happening this weekend in downtown Ridgefield.  If you know of something that is not listed, please let us know on our Facebook page.

Friday, November 27

Ridgefield’s Annual Tree Lighting, Main Street, 6 p.m.

Ridgefield Library Days at Books on the Common, thru November 29

Festive Home at the Ridgefield Guild of Artists, thru December 23, FREE admission

Holiday Ware Market, The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, thru November 29, FREE admission

Thanksgiving Sale at Craig’s Fine Jewelry, thru November 28

Saturday, November 28 ~ Small Business Saturday

Discounts, food & fun at nancy O’s, opens at 8 am

Indies First Day with three local authors at Books on the Common, 11 am to 1:30 pm

All Weekend

Performances and Events at The Ridgefield Playhouse

Movies and Events at the Prospector Theater

Links when available are provided.

Photo from the Keeler Tavern Museum

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