A tradition in the Billings community for a quarter century, the Christmas Stroll celebrates the season on the first Friday in December, in conjunction with ArtWalk. With families in town for the weekend, the Christmas Stroll is a great activity for the people of Billings to usher in the holiday season. Join the community for gift shopping, strolling through downtown businesses enjoying eggnog, refreshments, photos with Santa, outdoor food trucks with hot cocoa, roasted nuts and Christmas trees for sale near Skypoint. For more information, please visit DowntownBillings.com.
BREAKFAST EXCHANGE CLUB OF BILLINGS TO TAKE PART IN DRESS A CHILD
For more than 25 years, the Breakfast Exchange Club of Billings (BEC) has been a part of the Salvation Army’s Dress A Child event that takes place annually in December. In past years, BEC members have shopped with 50 or more children in need of necessities, such as winter coats, hats, mittens, shoes and clothing. This year, BEC members will shop with 70 children. To learn more about BEC, visit BreakfastExchangeClub.org or visit the BEC Facebook page.
ZOO YEAR – A NOON NEW YEAR’S EVE CELEBRATION
Join us for a kid-friendly New Year’s celebration under the EEC ZooPavilion. There will be fun crafts, animal encounters and a ball dropping with a celebration apple juice toast at noon. If there is snow, guests are welcome to bring sleds and enjoy some snow fun on the hills in Bison Field. The zoo will be open regular hours, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., with regular admission prices; free for members. For more information, please visit ZooMontana.org.