Saturday: Darien Parks & Rec offers 'an old-fashioned holiday' gathering at Tilley Pond

Darien Parks & Recreation will offer an old-fashioned holiday celebration on Saturday, Dec. 15, from 4 to 6 p.m. at Tilley Pond Park.

Attendees can enjoy some holiday cheer with friends and neighbors, take in the holiday lights and a roaring fire while the kids decorate ornaments and cookies.  

There will also be a letter writing station, so kids can write letters to Santa. the Parks and Recreation Department will be selling old-fashioned goodies including hot cider, ribbon candy, doughnuts and popcorn balls. There will be a visit from Frosty and one of the reindeer too.

The event is free and free parking will be available at all adjacent commuter parking lots.