THE SHOPPES AT BLACKSTONE VALLEY RINGS IN THE SEASON WITH HOLIDAY MAGIC,
AN ANNUAL CELEBRATION
TAKING PLACE SATURDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2016
8:00am – 2:00pm
EVENT TO INCLUDE BREAKFAST WITH SANTA, A PARADE OF OVER 100 CHILDREN DRESSED AS REINDEER TO WELCOME SANTA AND MRS. CLAUS AND CRADLES TO CRAYONS’ WINTER COAT DRIVE
November 22, 2016 – Millbury, MA – The Shoppes at Blackstone Valley celebrates the spirit of the holidays with its annual event, Holiday Magic, taking place Saturday, December 3, 2016 from 8am to 2pm. The morning begins with Breakfast with Santa at Uno Chicago Grill, followed by a day of fun and entertainment including holiday carolers from Millbury High School, magicians, face painting, games, and prize giveaways. To welcome Santa and Mrs. Claus, over 100 local school children dressed as reindeer will parade through the property and conclude at Showcase Cinema de Lux. Holiday Magic at The Shoppes at Blackstone Valley is free and open to the public. The event kicks off an entire month of holiday entertainment with weekly performances from carolers and appearances from Santa and Mrs. Claus. The Shoppes at Blackstone Valley is located at 70 Worcester-Providence Turnpike in Millbury, MA. For a complete schedule of December’s holiday activities and promotions, visit www.shoppesatblackstonevalley.com.
In the true spirit of giving, The Shoppes at Blackstone Valley’s Holiday Magic event will also include a Coat Drive at Showcase Cinema de Lux sponsored by Cradles to Crayons. Holiday Magic attendees are encouraged to bring a new or used children’s sized winter coat to The Shoppes at Blackstone Valley on December 3rd to be donated to a child in need. The Coat Drive is part of Cradles to Crayon’s Gear Up for Winter initiative, an annual program aiming to provide families and children with warm winter items necessary for chilly temperatures.
A full list of Holiday Magic’s offerings and entertainment is as follows:
· Breakfast with Santa at Uno Chicago Grill
· Free Photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus at Showcase Cinema de Lux
· Free Face Painting
· Free Sketch Artist Drawings
· Holiday Carolers from Millbury High School
· Prize Giveaways
· Live Radio Remote from Hot 96.9 – the station will be giving shoppers a chance to win an all-expenses paid vacation including airfare to one of several cities in the continental United States (one winner will be chosen).
ABOUT CRADLES TO CRAYONS:
Cradles to Crayons launched in 2002 and has operations in Boston, Philadelphia, and Chicago. The nonprofit provides children from birth through age 12 living in homeless or low-income situations with the essential items they need to thrive—at home, at school, and at play. They supply these items free of charge by engaging and connecting communities that have with communities that need. Cradles to Crayons mobilizes communities of plenty on behalf of communities of need, recycling and reusing high-quality children’s goods and engaging thousands of youth and adults in tangible service activities each year that benefit local children. For more information, please visit www.cradlestocrayons.org/boston/.
ABOUT THE SHOPPES AT BLACKSTONE VALLEY:
The Shoppes at Blackstone Valley, located at 70 Worcester-Providence Turnpike, Millbury, MA, is the largest open-air shopping environment in Central Massachusetts. Located on Route 146, the center offers an ideal blend of the nation’s top power anchors and upscale lifestyle retailers such as Nordstrom Rack, Target, Kohl’s, Barnes & Noble, Dick’s Sporting, DSW, Jos A. Bank, and LOFT. For further information, please visit our website http://www.shopsatblackstonevalley.com or follow us on Facebook: ShopBlackstone; Instagram: @shop_blackstone; and Twitter: @Shop_Blackstone #shopblackstone
ABOUT WS DEVELOPMENT: WS Development is a Massachusetts-based property developer dedicated to the creation of places where people want to be. With more than 20 million square feet of existing space and an additional four million under development, it is one of the largest privately-owned development firms in the country. In business since 1990, WS is a vertically-integrated company that develops, owns, operates, and leases over 90 properties, including urban buildings, lifestyle centers, power centers, community centers, and mixed-use developments. Its goal is to be a contributing member of each community it serves. WS takes pride in its commitment to its roots, reflected by its properties in and around New England, but also finds great satisfaction in immersing itself in new locales and expanding its national portfolio. For more information, visit , call or follow WSDevelopment on Facebook, Twitter and Linkedin.