Observatory Hill neighborhood announces first Holiday Stroll

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Businesses on Observatory Hill welcome guests to stroll through the neighborhood during the first Observatory Hill Holiday Stroll, December 9 from 5:00-8:00pm. Raffle ticket sales to benefit Cambridge Family and Children's Services.

Participating Businesses in the Observatory Hill Holiday Stroll

On the evening of Sunday, December 9, 2012, from 5:00-8:00 pm, businesses on Observatory Hill will be open for their first Holiday Stroll. Visitors are invited to stop in and shop at local businesses and enjoy the holiday cheer. Raffle tickets will be sold at participating businesses to benefit local charity Cambridge Family and Children's Service.

The beautifully decorated shops participating in the stroll will offer holiday treats and extended shopping hours. Hi-Rise Bread Co. will be holding a holiday bazaar where local artisans will sell handmade goods to the sounds of live music. Light refreshments, including local cider and holiday cookies, will be available throughout. Each participating shop will sell raffle tickets for a chance to win a gift basket with goodies from Observatory Hill businesses.

Participating businesses include Didriks, Local Root, Hi-Rise Bread Co., Wet Paint Nail Spa, European Country Antiques, Sarah’s Market, Reside, Inc. and Armando’s Pizza & Subs. Neighborhood residents and visitors are encouraged to bring their friends and family out to this community event to get a head start on holiday shopping.

Observatory Hill is a distinct neighborhood of West Cambridge centered around the 100-year-old Harvard University observatory that is part of the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics. This storied, tree-lined neighborhood is home to a long list of well-known food and wine stores, shops, restaurants and more.

Learn more about participating businesses and the Observatory Hill neighborhood here: http://www.observatoryhill.com


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Cynthia Harney Becker
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