While you won't need your heavy coat – but do pack an umbrella – it's the season for Belmont's 23 annual Turn on the Town festivities beginning tonight, Thursday, Dec. 5 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Sponsored by the Belmont Center Business Association, Santa arrives and lights the tree at 6:20 p.m. Take free photos with Santa from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Belmont Savings Bank on Leonard Street. You can also pickup a glow bracelet there.
While your at the bank, head to the parking garage and visit the animals in the petting zoo. There will also be face painting, cupcake decorating, Frosty the Snowman and Rudolph wandering through the crowd, Power Music singers and the Belmont High School Madrigals on the street,
Stop by Belmont Savings Bank and enter to win 1 of 5 Holiday Prize Stockings stuffed with goodies!
Celebrate the season of giving and bring non-perishable food items to be donated to the Belmont Food Pantry. And as an incentive for people to bring food and sundries on Thursday, for every item donated to the pantry, Hammond Realty will donate $1 to The Foundation for Belmont Education with no limit to the amount Hammond will donate.