LAKEWOOD – Specials for shoppers, free horse-drawn carriage rides and a tree-lighting ceremony will be the highlights of the third annual Christmas in the Village festival Dec. 1, sponsored by the Women’s Club of Lakewood.

Shops on Chautauqua Avenue will feature special values from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and free refreshments will be offered in the Busti-Lakewood Recreation Center, 9 W. Summit St.

The recreation center also will have vendors, a bake sale, a wreath sale and drawings for prizes. Free carriage rides will be available from 4 to 6 p.m., and the annual Lakewood Tree Lighting will take place at 5.