The most wonderful time of the year is almost here, and the Kent Lions, Kent Downtown Partnership and Kent Station will be presenting Winterfest – a month full of holiday fun – so mark your calendars for these great events:

Nov. 27 – Dec. 24
Visit Kent Station for hours
Santa Photos and Giving Tree at Kent Station
Nov. 27
All day
Shop Small Saturday throughout Kent
Dec. 4
3 – 6 p.m.
Tree Lighting and Parade at Town Square Plaza
Dec. 5
3 p.m.
Magical Strings Yuletide Concert – Kent-Meridian Performing Arts Center
Dec. 11
8 a.m.
Christmas Rush Fun Run – Hogan Park at Russell Road

The deadline to order a shirt is Nov, 18, so be sure to register for the event on the city’s website and reserve your shirt.

For more details on this month of holiday happenings, visit

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