TRUCKEE, Calif. - In the spirit of community, the Truckee Downtown Merchants Association will host its monthly "First Friday" event on Friday, Nov. 2, 5-8 p.m. in downtown Truckee. All are welcome and encouraged to attend this free community event.This month's theme is "Hot Toddies and Sweet Treats." In anticipation of the arrival of the winter season, participating businesses will offer a range of warm beverages and sweet treats in addition to featured artists and artworks, live music, wine tastings, refreshments, special sales, and more.This month's participating businesses include: Art Obsessions; Backstreet Boutique; Bespoke; Cabona's; Gratitudes Gifts and Home Dcor; Kitsch; La Galleria; Lorien Powers Studio; Mo, Jo & Zoe; Mountain Home; Nox Fashions, The Cooking Gallery; The Treehouse; Riverside Studios; Sipes Tahoe; White Buffalo and more. Participating merchants will display "First Friday" flags. Free parking will be available downtown after 5 p.m. TDMA's First Friday festivities take place throughout the year in downtown Truckee on the first Friday of each month, 5-8 p.m. In December, "First Fridays" will happen every Friday through Dec. 21. The event is designed to bring community members and visitors alike together to celebrate the community and the vibrant offerings of its downtown center, and to encourage the public to "think local."About Truckee Downtown Merchants AssociationThe Truckee Downtown Merchants Association is a nonprofit association of local businesses in Truckee working for the economic, social, cultural and environmental vitality of Historic Downtown Truckee. For more information on First Friday events, visit www.HistoricTruckee.com or contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Like Historic Truckee on Facebook for weekly updates on downtown happenings.