Westover Village Holiday Party

Overview: Join us for a festive holiday celebration on Saturday, 12/2 starting at The Italian Store Westover at 5pm, before we start the “Reindog Parade” to Westover Market around 5:45pm! We will be celebrating Westover’s holiday spirit, laughing at our pets’ holiday costumes, and collecting food donations in support of the Arlington Food Assistance Center (AFAC) – Come hang!

Reindog Parade: This event features dressed up pets in a variety of holiday garb. Be prepared to see all kinds of costumes from “Santa Bernards” to “Reindeer Sheepdogs”. The parade will start around 5:45pm, and will march from The Italian Store to Westover Market, where we’ll continue the celebration and highlight the following reindog parade contest winners:

  • Best holiday costume
  • Cutest pet
  • Best pet-owner look alike

AFAC Holiday Food Drive: Arlington Food Assistance Center (AFAC) experiences its highest number of family visits during the months of November and December. We’ll be collecting food donations at both The Italian Store and Westover Market. AFAC is most in need of the following low sugar & low sodium items:

  • Canned tuna
  • Canned soups
  • Canned vegetables
  • Canned tomatoes
  • Peanut butter (in plastic jars)
  • Cereal

Additional items to donate for the holiday season:

  • Sugar
  • Flour
  • Cooking oil
  • Coffee

Please refrain from donating foods that are opened, expired, prepared meals, or packaged in glass.