WOONSOCKET – The Downtown Woonsocket Collaborative and the Vacation Stroll Committee have introduced the twelfth annual Woonsocket Fundamental Road Vacation Stroll will likely be held for 12 days this yr, from Saturday, Dec. 5, till Thursday, Dec. 17.
As a result of present state and Division of Well being laws, actions will likely be restricted. The scavenger hunt will nonetheless happen this yr, that includes stops at native companies and organizations alongside Fundamental Road. There will likely be two grand prizes with a worth totaling over $500 every, together with $300 value of present playing cards to native companies, in addition to 10 extra prizes which is able to embody two $20 present playing cards to native companies and a Christmas plush toy.
Printable maps will likely be obtainable on the DWC web site at www.dwc02895.org . Maps may also be obtainable in a number of places alongside the stroll. Native individuals this yr embody Millrace Occasion House, Geri’s Bluffing Boutique, Dan’s Martial Arts, New York Lunch, Renaissance Tattoo, BL Magnificence, Timeless Antiques and Collectibles, Angels Boutique, The Babe Kave, Worldwide Barber Store, Increase Cell, Ciro’s Tavern, Chan’s Restaurant, The Artwork Den, Metro PCS and Lops Brewing. Maps should be handed in by the tip of the day on Dec. 18.
The stroll may also embody a “Rock ’n’ Stroll” vacation singing/dancing competitors, and an unsightly Christmas sweater contest with money prizes. Digital stroll occasions will happen on the DWC web site and Fb web page on Dec. 5 from 3 to five p.m., together with vacation music, Christmas tales and different surprises. The McCarthy Speaking Christmas Tree may also make a socially distanced look, and plans are within the works for a automobile parade that includes Santa.
“The Vacation Stroll is a very great and particular occasion that so many sit up for throughout the vacation season,” mentioned state Rep. Stephen Casey and Debra Hunt, Vacation Stroll co-chairs. “Our committee is really devoted to bringing some vacation cheer to our neighborhood whereas on the identical time complying with restrictions to advertise the well being and security of our individuals.”
The committee can also be encouraging visitors to patronize native eating places impacted by the pandemic. Masks and social distancing are required for all Vacation Stroll actions.
If you want to sponsor the occasion this yr, contact Garrett Mancieri at 401-651-1519 or [email protected].
The Vacation Stroll Committee additionally acknowledges the Woonsocket Public Works Division, which spent many hours adorning the downtown space.
The 2020 Woonsocket Fundamental Road Vacation Stroll Planning Committee contains Nicole Brien, Adam Brunetti, Sarah Carr, Steve Casey, Jessica Deese, Oscar Hancock, Debra Hunt, Kristi Keith, Tom Keith, Liz Kerrigan, Susan Kirwan, Alex Kithes, Garrett Mancieri, Jeanne Michon, Melissa Murray, Paul Ouellette, Wendy Pires, Hilarie Viens and Michael Balint.