Paws for a Cause – Stop by to visit the Animal Rescue League’s mobile pet adoption vehicle filled with lots of small furry friends who need homes. Pick one out and arrange to pick it up at the ARL Dedham branch! They’ll be parked on High St. near the Washington St. intersection from 5:30-7:30 pm.
Tune Me In - The “Street Team” from Oldies 103 FM will be parked outside Mocha Java from 5:30-7:30. Games and promotional giveaways!
Meet the Author - Best-selling author William Martin will host a discussion and book signing at nest following the tree lighting at 6:30 p.m. $10 suggested donation to benefit Dedham Library Innovation Team. Space is limited. RSVP required: firstname.lastname@example.org. 622 High St.
Light Up the Night –Join Santa for the ceremonial lighting of the Town’s Christmas Tree at 6 p.m. Carolers from First Church of Dedham will lead the crowd in some festive holiday songs.
Singing Santa – follow Santa over to the Dedham Temple at 6:30 p.m. for a fun-filled family sing-along! Stay afterward for special visits with Santa. Don’t forget your camera. 410 Washington St.
Singing Pirates, too! The stars of Fiddlehead Theatre’s “Pirates of Penzance” will sing a song before Santa takes the stage at the Dedham Temple.
Street Performers – starting at 6:30 p.m. on High St.
You Gotta Have Art - Entries to our Children's Holiday Art Show will be on display in shop windows throughout the Square. Browse and admire the original artwork created by so many budding young artists!
Mr. Grinch – Be on the lookout for the grouchy green guy roaming the Square along with his pals Frosty the Snowman and Mrs. Claus!
Warm Me Up! Head over to the Needham Bank table for some complimentary hot cocoa, yummy treats and giveaways. Enter their free raffle for a slow cooker and holiday recipe book.
Great Giveaways! Stop by Dedham Savings’ table for some fun giveaway items and holiday treats. Enter their free drawing for 3 American Express gift checks: $100, $50 and $25.!
Community Spirit - Dedham Square Circle, Dedham Food Pantry and Dedham Community House will host tables in the Square filled with holiday cheer from 5-8 pm. Free treats and trinkets for the kids! Enter Dedham Square Circle’s free raffle to win a holiday gift basket or a gift certificate from a Square business!
Win a New Canoe! The Allin Church Youth Group will raffle off their beautifully handmade canoe . A labor of love that took 3 years to build. Stop by to check it out and buy a ticket in front of the theatre.
A Piece of History – Stop by Dedham 375 Committee’s table to purchase a limited edition watercolor celebrating our Town’s big milestone. Orders will be fulfilled in time for Christmas.
Family Favorites - Coldwell Banker invites you to watch your favorite holiday classics on their big screen. View from the street or head inside to enjoy complimentary holiday refreshments. 390 Washington Street.
De-stress Yourself – Yoga Now’s regular 6-7:15 pm class for all levels FREE to all strollers plus 2 free 15 minute rest and relaxation sessions at 7:30 and 8 p.m. Located in the back of Paradise Café. 565 High St.
Toys from Yesteryear –Dedham Historical Society will host a working toy train layout for the evening. Everyone is invited to bring their kids and “kids at heart” to enjoy this traditional holiday experience. Gift shop open 5-9 p.m. 612 High St.
The Body Workshop – Drop in to say hello and learn more about their personal training services. 569 High St.
The Blue Bunny - Loads of new merchandise just in! First limited edition Peter H. Reynolds hand-blown glass ornaments. Free raffle to win the "Wimpy Kid" window display and other fun stuff. Cheryl Doucette will personalize glass ornaments from 7-9 p.m. Refreshments! 577 High St.
Cathay Kitchen - open ‘til 10:30 p.m. Eat in or take out. 563 High St.
Courthouse Cigar – tobacco, pipes, cigars & a smoking parlor. 366 Washington St.
CVS – Stocking stuffers, holiday decorations and more. 9 Eastern Ave.
D’Angelo – Good place for a quick bite to eat. Subs, wraps and more. 573 High St.
Dedham Bike - 10% off accessories and 5% off any adult bike in stock not already marked down. Bikes must be in stock to receive the discount. 403 Washington St.
Dedham Community Theatre – One size fits all – movie passes! Get VIP Value Book $30 each. Valued at $50 and normally sold for $35. Each book includes 5 passes good anytime and 1 small popcorn. 580 High St.
The Dedham Exchange - Handmade crafts by local artists at Dedham’s unique non-profit gift shop. Free ornament with a purchase of $25 or more. 445 Washington St.
Dedham House of Pizza – Grab a slice! Stop in for their Holiday Stroll special. A quick fix for hungry strollers! Open until 10:30 pm. 376 Washington St.
Dedham Square Artist Guild –Dedham’s first artist cooperative. The collection of work at the gallery/shop includes painting, photography, woodwork, pottery, jewelry, monotype, textile and more! Many resident artists will be on hand at DSAG the night of the Stroll. 2012 DSAG calendars now available. 553 High St.
Dedham Square Country Store – Local produce, fish, apple cider, artisan cheeses, buttermilk ice cream, eggnog, organic breads, goat milk soap, beeswax candles and more. Check out the book nook, home décor, pottery and organic jewelry. 626 High St.
Deli After Dark – Huge beer selection, wine, mixed drinks and great food. Gift certificates available. 545 High St.
Gopen Optical – Meet staff optometrist Dr. Potaznick, enjoy some of Dr. Leonard’s special holiday treats and enter the free raffle to win a pair of new Greg Norman Shark sunglasses! 584 High St.
Granite Family Chiropractic & Nutrition - Stroll in for complimentary food, drinks and a chiropractic massage! Free prizes will be raffled off for children of all ages. 399 Washington St.
Heart of the Square – 20% off all jewelry, (excluding custom orders & cannot be combined with other offers). Refreshments! 574 High St.
Isabella – FREE dessert with the purchase of any entrée when you mention the Holiday Stroll. Great dinner, full bar, gift certificates. 566 High St
Kikuyama – Asian cuisine, bar, sushi, grille. Sip & Savor! Gift certificates! 350 Washington St.
Kouzina – Give your taste buds a treat! Homemade Greek specialties. Free dessert with a purchase of $25 or more. 557 High St.
Maribu – Enter the free raffle to win one of two $25 gift certificates (no purchase necessary)!. Great selection of jewelry, accessories and gift items. Enjoy complimentary champagne! 570 High St.
Mocha Java – Fill up on your favorite coffee concoction! Enjoy complimentary hot cocoa and pick up some gift cards for the coffee lovers on your list. 3 Eastern Ave.
Nest – beautiful holiday decorations, jewelry, accessories, antiques, artwork, linens & more. Book siging with best-selling author William Martin at 6:30 p.m. RSVP required. $10 suggested donation to benefit Dedham Library Innovation Team. Refreshments. 622 High St.
Paradise Café – ½ off spiced pumpkin lattes. Paninis, full coffee bar, desserts and more.
565 High St.
Salem Food Market – Italian food & café. Open until 10 p.m. Complimentary cheese & crackers and cookies. 20% off pasta specials. $2.99 kids meals! Stop in for a bite or grab some take out to bring home. Check out their catering menu for your holiday events. 331 Washington St.
Salon 561 – 10% discount off any service (new clients only). 555 High St.
SheepSkate Yarn & Crafts – Everything for the knitters on your list. Hand crafted jewelry, accessories and felted home décor for sale. Teachers on hand to demonstrate their skills. Enjoy complimentary wine and cheese. 549 High St.
Vincenzo’s – Stop in for a grilled Panini or delicious sub. grilled cheese for kids. New holiday items. Enter the free raffle for a Vincenzo’s gift basket and gift certificate! 29 Bryant St. (across from Town Hall).
Wardle’s – 20% off cards, gifts and stuffed animals. Buy one get one free greeting cards. Lots of stocking stuffers. Pop in! 581 High St.