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December 2015:

December 4-6 - Holiday Open House at Nicky Nicole
Celebrate the Season with us! Make a free Jingle Bell Necklace Saturday, 11 to 3 & Sunday, 12 to 3. Enjoy a Holiday Sweet Treat!
Join the Hudson Holiday Walk Festivities Sunday, December 6th, noon to 6 PM. Meet the Nicky Nicole Elf (12 PM to 3 PM). Enjoy a Brass Band and Holiday Carolers on First Street from 12 noon to 3 PM. Holiday Carolers: 3 PM.
Sale starts Friday, Dec. 4th. Save on unique gifts every girl will love!

December 4-6 - Siri Mother of the Occasion Trunk Show at All Brides Beautiful
Specializing in fresh, unique looks for mothers of the bride and groom, Siri loathes the "old mother-of-the-bride look" for today's younger, stylish mothers and instead offers them chic yet affordable dresses. If you are looking for a beautiful, unique gown for your son's or daughter's wedding, please call us at 330.655.1339 to set up your appointment for our Siri Mother of the Occasion Trunk Show December 4-6.

December 5, 9 AM-3 PM - Santa on the Green
A favorite tradition in Hudson. Join us as Santa officially arrives in Hudson on Saturday, December 5th via a fire engine! Children can enjoy a visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus on the gazebo green. Get your line ticket early and enjoy breakfast or lunch at one of our many restaurants. Listen to carols, shop, dine and enjoy the holiday charm that Hudson has to offer. Sponsored by the Rotary Club of Hudson,

December 5, 11 AM-1 PM - Author Vicki Leigh at The Learned Owl Book Shop
Local author Vicki Leigh visits The Owl with the second book in her Dreamcatcher Series, Find Me If You Dare.

December 6, noon-5 PM - Hudson's Holiday Walk
Downtown Hudson, including Main Street, First & Main, Acme Plaza, Evaporator Works and more. Live Nativity, caroling, Santa, horse drawn carriage rides... [read more]

December 7 and December 12 - Special winter guests at Zeppe's Pizzeria
SANTA and OLAF will be making TWO special appearances this year: DINNER on December 7th during our KIDS EAT FREE EVERY MONDAY PROMO. They will be making a second special appearance during our first BREAKFAST with SANTA & OLAF on Saturday, December 12th. Contact us for further details at (330) 655-9600.

December 10, 11, and 12 - Young Actors Studio presents The Happy Elf
Just in time for the festive Holiday Season, Young Actors Studio will perform Harry Connick Jr.'s new musical comedy The Happy Elf. This creative production tells the tale of energetic elf Eubie who wants to spread Christmas joy throughout the town of Bluesville (a town where every person is on Santa's Naughty List). Come enjoy jazzy songs and dazzling dancing sure to put your entire family in the Christmas spirit! Show times are December 10th, 11th, and 12th at 7 PM with an additional performance on December 12th at 2 PM. Tickets are $8.00 each and can only be purchased online at Young Actors Studio is located at 86 Owen Brown Street in Hudson (330-653-8525).

December 11, 6:30-8 PM - Polar Express storytime at The Learned Owl Book Shop
Come to The Learned Owl for holiday storytime! If you weren't able to snag tickets to ride the Polar Express in Peninsula, a couple of the elves want to invite you to come to the book shop for a reading of the book by Chris Van Allsburg. We will all be in our coziest pajamas to hear the story and enjoy hot chocolate and Christmas cookies, and everyone will go home with a small gift. Please call 330-653-2252 to reserve your spot. There are only 12 available, so call soon!

December 12 - Howard Hanna's "Breakfast with Santa" fundraiser at Lager & Vine
Howard Hanna's annual "Breakfast with Santa" has become a Hudson tradition for many and is scheduled for Saturday, December 12, 2015. This year's event will be held at Lager & Vine, 30 W. Streetsboro Street in Hudson. The event will feature breakfast provided by Lager & Vine, various raffles, and an appearance by Santa himself. Breakfast tickets will be $16 or $10 for those 8 years of age and under. There will be two breakfast times available - 8:30 and 10:00 AM. Seats will be limited at each sitting and, therefore, tickets will be sold in advance only.
This annual charity fundraiser benefits The Children's Free Care Fund. For tickets or more information about "Breakfast with Santa", call our SANTA HOTLINE at 330-463-7825.

December 12, 1-3 PM - Author Mike Olszewski at The Learned Owl Book Shop
Mike Olszewski returns to The Learned Owl with Cleveland TV Tales, Volume 2: More Stories from the Golden Age of Local Television. We will also have Volume 1 available for purchase.

December 13, 2 PM and 3:15 PM - Cupcakes with the Clauses at Main Street Cupcakes
Make your reservations now for Sunday, Dec. 13th for "Cupcakes with the Clauses!" Join Santa and Mrs. Claus for a fun-filled afternoon. $20/child, reservations are required. There will be two seatings: 2 PM and 3:15 PM. Call 330.342.0833 for reservations. Event includes cupcakes, hot cocoa, and unlimited pictures with the Clauses, and each child will received a personalized ornament from Santa.

December 17-20 - Sara Gabriel Trunk Show at All Brides Beautiful

December 19, 1-3 PM - Cleveland sports journalist Dan Coughlin at The Learned Owl Book Shop
Dan Coughlin visits with his third lively collection of Cleveland sports stories, Let's Have Another.

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