SUDBURY The Sudbury Art Association’s annual Holiday Market is open at 29 Hudson Road through Dec. 24 with arts and crafts for sale by 26 local artists. Browse amidst jewelry, ceramics, photography, fine art, woodworking, and fiber art. The market is open daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., with a special open house celebration on Saturday, Dec. 7, immediately following the town tree and menorah lighting ceremony. For more information, go to
MEDFIELD Seventeen venues will participate in Medfield’s fifth annual Holiday Stroll on Friday, Dec. 6, from 4 to 9 p.m. along Main Street, North Street, and North Meadows Road. Highlights include handcrafted gifts at the Medfield Public Library, United Church of Christ, and Zullo Gallery, MEMO’s tree lighting and singing contest at Baxter Park, food trucks, a decorated fire truck, carolers, and photos with Santa. Medfield TV will transform its studio into a winter wonderland scene, while Masary Studios of Boston brings a large-scale interactive video projection called “Figuration” to the front of Town Hall. For more information, go to
LITTLETON Indian Hill Music presents fiddler Hanneke Cassel and Grammy-winning cellist Mike Block on Friday, Dec. 6, at 7:30 p.m. at Indian Hill Music, 36 King St. Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 at the door. Purchase tickets at indianhillmusic.org or by calling 978-486-9524.
CONCORD On Thursday, Dec. 5, at 3:30 p.m., The Concord Cheese Shop welcomes the public to its 10th annual cheese parade, a unique tradition in which the star is a gigantic wheel of Crucolo cheese, shipped directly to Concord from northern Italy. The parade kicks off at the intersection of Main and Walden streets in Concord Center and features not only the cheese wheel on a flatbed truck but also a marching band, a live cow, costumed militiamen with bayonets, synchronized dancers, and cheese samples. For more information, call 978-369-5778 or go to www.concordcheeseshop.com.
NANCY SHOHET WEST
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