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Tinsel Around Town highlights Christmas shopping on Saturday, Dec. 8, from noon to 4 p.m. in downtown O’Fallon.

tinselaroundtownPromoted by the O’Fallon-Shiloh Chamber of Commerce, Tinsel Around Town will feature a number of Christmas activities. Visitors can get wrapped up in the holiday ambiance as they shop local, enjoy strolling carolers and live music, and warm up by the firepit.

Here are the activities:

10 a.m.: Kissing Ball Holiday Décor class at the new O’Fallon Station ($40 Register with Parks and Rec)

12 to 4 p.m.: Tinsel Around Town, a downtown shopping event

1 to 3 p.m.: Art with Mimi: Cookies and Crafts at the New O’Fallon Station (Free)

12 to 8 p.m.: Storytime with Mrs. Claus, enjoy stories on the half hour and photos with Mrs. Claus at Avenue Realty (203 E. First St.)

5 to 8 p.m.: Holiday Horse and Carriage Rides on First Street (SOLD OUT)
5 to 7:30 p.m.: An Evening with Santa at O’Fallon Station ($20 registration with Parks and Rec)

In addition to shops and restaurants offering specials and goodies, music will fill the air as the O’Fallon Township High School Madrigals roam First Street from noon to 4 p.m. serenading shoppers and the OTHS Jazz Band performs from noon to 1 p.m. on East First Street across from Refinery Salon.

The best way to keep up with Tinsel Around Town is to like the event on Facebook or visit www.tinselaroundtown.com.