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Take a holiday stroll in New Preston

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The cross roads village of New Preston located in the heart of the Litchfield Hills at the foot of Lake Waramaug has once again organized the annual "Windows of New Preston Village Stroll" on Saturday, December 7 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. This annual event will be illuminated and powered by 15,000 lights that will make this historic village glow with holiday fun for all.

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The shops are brimming with sophisticated collections of gifts, antiques, clothing, home and kitchen goods, seasonal plants, holiday decorations, local foods and more. It is the perfect opportunity to stroll through this charming village, listen to live music and sample delicious goodies in all the stores. With 10 different shops to choose from it will be easy to cross everyone off your holiday shopping list.

Featured shops include: Dawn Hill Antiques www.dawnhillantiques.com showcasing the famous Diptyque candles and Frances Palmer thrown pottery, J. Seitz www.jseitz.com with cozy throws and lots of wintery favorites for him and her, Brocante with vintage holiday ornaments, winter flora and fauna from Pergola, treasures from Barry Strom Antiques, brass and copper from Upstairs Antiques, everything culinary from New Preston Kitchen Goods www.newprestonkitchen.com, restored Fender Amplifiers from Penden's Vintage, children's gifts from DK Shulman, candy canes and more from Sweets and an array of selective gifts from the Privet House and Volume 1 Antiques.

If you have worked up an appetite, stop in Oliva www.olivacafe.com in the village or the White Horse Country Pub www.whitehorsecountrypub.com right down the road on Rte. 202 for a bite to eat.

For area information www.litchfieldhills.com.

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