Thanksgiving is now just a fond memory and Christmas will be here before you know it. 21 days, to be exact. That's 3 weeks. And believe me, it's going to fly. If you haven't started your shopping yet and you want to shop local, keep reading.

The Ulster County SPCA is holding their annual Deck the Paws Brunch & Holiday Shopping this Sunday, Dec. 8, from 11AM - 2:30PM at the Catamount Restaurant on Route 28 in Mt. Tremper. Enjoy a delicious spread and cocktails, bid on silent auction items and enter the holiday table-top tree raffle designed by select businesses in Ulster County. You can also enter to win the Coach bag raffle, which includes gift certificates to upscale stores and boutiques in Ulster County.

Tickets are only $50 per person with proceeds going to help the UCSPCA. For more information and to reserve tickets, check out the event facebook page or the Ulster County SPCA website.

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