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Stores and businesses along Central Street will celebrate the holiday season from noon to 4 p.m. on Dec. 6 with discounts, raffles, refreshments and holiday surprises including old family recipes and family photos from holidays past.

The Holiday Open House is a thank you to the loyal customers who shop Central Street. This day of family fun includes visits with Santa, The All Village Singers, kids’ activities, live music and storytelling.

Central Street incorporates more than 60 merchants and businesses in one of Evanston’s charming and distinct shopping districts.