Editorial: Holiday magic

The festive spirit, the sound of carolers, the sight of ice sculptures and strolling toy soldiers — they’re all part of the magic that makes up Ridgefield’s Holiday Stroll. Downtown Ridgefield’s annual winter tradition celebrates its 19th anniversary Friday night when festivities kick off at 6. There will be plenty of opportunities for residents to shop and dine in the … read more

Holiday Stroll kicks off Friday

Ridgefield’s annual Holiday Stroll will light up the village business district Friday night, Nov. 30, from 6 to 10 p.m. and Saturday, Dec. 1, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. “On Friday, people come into town and make their shopping list; and, on Saturday, they come back and do their buying,” said Bill Craig of Craig’s Fine Jewelry, a founder … read more

Full Court Peace to collect donations during Holiday Stroll

Full Court Peace aims to bring disparate communities together through basketball. The Ridgefield Chapter of Full Court Peace will be offering shirts in exchange for a $20 donation at the Holiday Stroll to provide basketballs, uniforms, and coaching supplies to neighbors in underserved communities. Visit the booth in front of the Village Tavern on Friday, Nov. 30, 6-10 p.m. to … read more

Marketing Ridgefield project releases Holiday Stroll video

Carriage rides and and toy soldiers, caroling out in the cold — the annual holiday stroll drew throngs of holiday well-wishers. And now there’s a highlights reel. A local cadre of business owners published a video featuring a walking tour of this year’s holiday stroll extravaganza. The short film is part of a wider effort, headed by local jeweler and … read more

Giving Thanks: Holiday Stroll

On behalf of the 2017 Downtown Ridgefield Holiday Stroll committee, we would like to thank everyone who contributed to the overwhelming success of this annual event! As you would expect, an event of this size has many people working behind the scenes. We are so grateful for all the talented businesses and performers that are part of our event, including … read more

Letter: The Holiday Stroll is better than ever

To the Editor: I wanted to say congratulations and thank you to the people who planned and participated in the Holiday Stroll. We haven’t always been able to attend but felt this year it was better than ever. The ice sculptures, buffets at the real estate offices, more music, the sweet Nutcracker dancers, and my favorite, s’mores! A wonderful event … read more

Celebrate Christmas at Keeler Tavern tonight — Friday, Dec. 1

Keeler Tavern Museum & History Center’s holiday events begin on Friday, Dec. 1, with Christmas at the Tavern from 5 to 9 p.m. as part of Downtown Ridgefield’s Holiday Stroll. During Christmas at the Tavern, the public is welcomed into the museum’s historic rooms, festively decorated for the season. While exploring the museum, visitors, young and old, may search out … read more

'Tis the season: The Holiday Stroll will roll once again

Lights in the trees, sidewalks full of people, horse carriages clip-clopping down Main Street, carolers singing, shop doors open and merchants welcoming folks with smiles and refreshments — it’s time for Ridgefield’s 18th annual Holiday Stroll. The village will bloom into festive life — music, magic shows, ice carving, caroling, carriage rides — this Friday evening, Dec. 1, from 6 … read more

Founders Hall: Caroling and cookies

Holiday celebrations begin with caroling and cookies at our Christmas Tea on Friday, Dec. 1, at 2 p.m., sponsored by Laurel Ridge Health Care Center, and continue at our New Member Coffee on Monday, Dec. 4, at 10:30 a.m., with entertainment from Montessori preschoolers. The festivities culminate at our Holiday Party, sponsored by Home Instead Senior Care, Dec. 6, 3:30 … read more

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