This weekend, The Ashe County Arts Council presents the Holiday Christmas Crawl, featuring West Jefferson downtown galleries all decked out in holiday finery.

The Holiday Christmas Crawl takes place Friday, December 6 from 5-7 pm.

The Christmas Crawl showcases and promotes the varied artistic talents in Downtown West Jefferson.

Then on Saturday December 7, Santa and Mrs. Claus will be at the Ashe Arts Centerfrom 8:30-11:30 with four sessions.

Santa will be available for photos. Mrs. Claus’ Kitchen will be open with stories and there will be an arts and crafts table and milk and cookies. Children will receive a book and holiday gift bag.

This event is free, but space is limited and reservations are required. For more information visit