Harvard Street brings holidays to Hemet with festive celebration

Nathan and Nolan Gonzalez pick up a play sheet from members of the Hemet Woman’s Club who coordinated the Harvard Street Holidays event, Saturday, Dec. 14, with, standing from left, Joann Covi and Susan Carrier and sitting from left, Kimberly Fix and Debbie Morrione. Valley News/Diane A. Rhodes photo
Although the city of Hemet has existed for more than a century, the Hemet Woman’s Club introduced a new event this holiday season. Harvard Street Holidays offered a festive celebration Saturday, Dec. 14, which drew hundreds of visitors to the Downtown Hemet Historic District to enjoy six hours of music, crafts and vendors that transformed the street and adjacent areas into a holiday paradise.Organizer Susan Carrier, chair of the event committee and CEO of the Historic Hemet Theatre, said the club has been trying for several years to create a signature event and hoped it will prove to be it.About 40 booths were set up in the vendor zone, selling holiday merchandise or offering
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