Holiday Shopping Stress Relief!

Sweet-Solvang_1136You know that Christmas is only nine days away! I’m not attempting to add to your holiday stress—here’s some relief! Tomorrow (12/17/14) you can enjoy Solvang Third Wednesday deals at local merchants including boutiques of all sorts, restaurants and gourmet food purveyors; the weekly Santa Barbara Certified Farmers Market from 2:00-6:00 p.m.; the popular Solvang Third Wednesday Wine & Beer Walk from 4:00-7:00 p.m.; Solvang Third Wednesday discounts at local hotels; and Third Wednesday “Cash Mob” AND caroling around the town, led by Laura Sanchez with members from the Old Mission Santa Inés choir, and local residents starting at 4:30 p.m. after the presentation of the Solvang Julefest decorating awards at the Gazebo in Solvang Park (Mission Drive and First Street). PLUS . . .check out the “Holiday Lights Tour” presented by Solvang Parks & Recreation Department. This 90-minute guided bus tour still has seats left for the 6:00  p.m. departure from the Solvang Veterans Hall (1745 Mission Drive)–advance-purchase tickets are only $10 each by calling 805-688-PLAY. So, are you feeling a bit less stressed already? What’s on your shopping list? Fulfill it here!