As December stretches into diminishing days and elongating nights, the community of Westerly/ Pawcatuck will be awash with light and merriment during the 23 rd Annual Westerly/Pawcatuck Holiday Stroll and Luminaria throughout the downtown area of the sister communities. The Artists’ Cooperative Gallery of Westerly (ACGOW) will join other organizations and merchants in the town lighting up the night with the Opening Gala for the December Show: “Next Stop: Northern Lights”/Illumination, on a special opening night, Wednesday, December 4, 5-9 PM. Browse the show, meet the artists and enjoy a glass of wine and tasty refreshments. Gallery Hours are Wednesday - Saturday 11:00 - 7:00 and Sunday 1:00 - 5:00. ACGOW, is a fine arts gallery exhibiting a new show every month with work from member and visiting artists. ACGOW shows are free and open to the public.