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November 2014:

November 14, 5-8 PM - Second Friday Art Hop. Theme: "Gratitude"
Second Friday Art Hops are a collaborative effort designed to promote the arts in Hudson and support the work of studio artists and galleries. Artist studios and galleries in Hudson have teamed up with local businesses to host a regular monthly event for art lovers in the area. Visitors can tour working studios or art galleries in the downtown Hudson area. Peek inside an artist's studio and see firsthand the work that's being created in Hudson's expanding arts community. The studios and art galleries offer a wide variety of artwork: paintings, jewelry, watercolors, oil paintings, realistic work and abstract art. You can even catch live music around town. Many of the artists offer art classes and workshops and will be happy to tell you about them. Maps are available at participating studios and galleries or download one here.

November 14, 5-8 PM, and November 15, Noon-5 PM - Anniversary celebration at Bellabor Art Jewelry and Life Needs Art
Celebrate a year of art and creativity with Bellabor Art Jewelry and Life Needs Art! We are proud to bring art to Main Street and are grateful for the gracious support of the Hudson community. Join us for our anniversary celebration on Friday, Nov. 14, 5-8 PM, and Saturday, Nov. 15, noon-5 PM. On November 14, stop in for a trunk show of warm and cozy crocheted wearables by Debbie Armstrong of Hand-n-Hand Creations.

November 16, 12:30-1:30 PM - Raw Food Workshop at Yoga Lounge & Barre
"The WHAT, WHY, and HOW of Raw Food". Join Melissa Mitchell, a certified Raw Trainer, for a lively and informative discussion on the basics of Plant-Based Raw Foods as well as delicious samples! Cost: $20.00.

November 27, 9-11 AM - Turkey Burn at Yoga Lounge & Barre
Come work off those extra holiday calories with Amy at YLB! This class will have a hot, sweaty, and powerful flow. Come prepared to burn off that turkey and pumpkin pie! Cost: $20

November 28, 8:30-11:30 AM - Breakfast with Santa at Hudson's Restaurant
Adults $13, Kids (10 & under) $10. Professional pictures will be available to capture the special memory with Santa. Menu includes choice of pancakes with sausage or bacon or bacon, egg and cheese strata with home fries. Reservations required: call 330-650-1955. Sponsored by Kurtz & Co of Keller Williams Chervenic Realty.

November 28, 2-6 PM - Come to Hudson for the Holidays
Kick off the holiday shopping season with a trip to Hudson on the day after Thanksgiving. More than 85 unique shops, restaurants and places to stay offer every visitor the chance to enjoy holiday shopping at a more relaxed pace! Shopkeepers go the extra mile to make sure you find what you need, and our old-fashioned friendliness and helpfulness take the stress out of the holidays. Many specials continue on into Small Business Saturday. Presented by the members of The Merchants of Hudson and Hudson League for Service. [read more - much more]


December 2014:

December 5-7 - Holiday Open House at The Antiques Galleries of Hudson
The Antiques Galleries of Hudson will be having their annual Holiday Open House Dec. 5 to Dec. 7. Antiques Galleries is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10 to 6, and Sunday 12 to 6. We will also be open several Mondays in December. Hope to see you there.

December 7, Noon-5 PM - Hudson's Holiday Walk
Hudson's annual Holiday Walk is a beautiful way to enjoy all that the season brings. In historic downtown Hudson, surrounded by 215 years of tradition, you will enjoy the Live Nativity on the Clocktower Green, courtesy of the First Congregational Church of Hudson. There is music and caroling all over town, thanks to the Hudson Community Chorus, the Western Reserve Community Band, and a chorus of all area Girl Scouts. First & Main sponsors horse and carriage rides and special events on the First & Main Green. Hudson merchants have refreshments, giveaways, drawings and more - you'll find all the details here.

December 11-13 - Young Actors Studio presents A Christmas Carol
Just in time for the holidays, students of Young Actors Studio in grades 2-12 are proud to present their production of the classic tale A Christmas Carol. This memorable musical is based on the life of Ebenezer Scrooge who is awakened on Christmas Eve by spirits that reveal his miserable attitude and actions. Once the Spirits show Ebenezer his past, present, and future existence, he must decide how he will live his life. This enjoyable musical will help you feel the spirit of the Holiday Season. Show dates are December 11-13 at 7 PM each evening, with an additional matinee at 2 PM on the 13th. Tickets are $8.00 each, and can be purchased by contacting Young Actors Studio at youngactorsstudio.net or by calling 330-653-8525. Young Actors Studio is located at 86 Owen Brown Street in Hudson.

December 12, 5-8 PM - Second Friday Art Hop. Theme: "Illumination Night"
Second Friday Art Hops are a collaborative effort designed to promote the arts in Hudson and support the work of studio artists and galleries. Artist studios and galleries in Hudson have teamed up with local businesses to host a regular monthly event for art lovers in the area. Visitors can tour working studios or art galleries in the downtown Hudson area. Peek inside an artist's studio and see firsthand the work that's being created in Hudson's expanding arts community. The studios and art galleries offer a wide variety of artwork: paintings, jewelry, watercolors, oil paintings, realistic work and abstract art. You can even catch live music around town. Many of the artists offer art classes and workshops and will be happy to tell you about them. Maps are available at participating studios and galleries or download one here.

December 12, 6-10 PM - 10th Anniversary Celebration at FASTFRAME
Join us at FASTFRAME during the Second Friday Art Hop for our 10th Anniversary Celebration. There will be live music, food, beverages, giveaways, and lots of fun! The first 50 people in attendance will receive an awesome swag bag full of great gifts! The celebration is a Thank You to everyone who has supported us during our first ten years and an invitation to all those who have not found us yet on the second level of the parking terrace at First and Main. Come check us out! FASTFRAME offers custom picture framing, art services, laser engraving, awards, plaques, nameplates, authentic memorabilia, and lots more! We are located on the second level of the parking terrace at First and Main next to Snip-Its.

December 15, 5:30-8 PM - Santa Claus and Frosty the Snowman at Zeppe's Pizzeria and Italian Bistro
On Monday, December 15th, SANTA CLAUS will be making his annual visit and will be joined by a very special SNOWMAN from 5:30 TO 8 PM. This wonderful event falls on our KIDS EAT FREE EVERY MONDAY: With the purchase of one adult entree, receive a FREE KID'S MEAL! Join us for dinner and bring your cameras. We do not charge for sittings with Santa or Snowman! Reservations are recommended for this event: 330-655-9600.


community events

November 28, 2-6 PM
Come to Hudson for the Holidays

December 6, 9 AM-3 PM
Santa on the Green

December 7, Noon-5 PM
Hudson Holiday Walk


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