With just two weeks left until Christmas, check out these local events and activities to help you celebrate the season. (Have another one to add? Let us know in the comments!)
Visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus at Huntsville Place Mall
Sunday, December 10, 12:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Friday, December 15, 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 2:30 to 5:00 p.m.
Saturday, December 16, 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 2:30 to 5:00 p.m.
Sunday, December 17, 12:00 to 2:00 p.m. LAST visit with Santa for the season
You can take your own pictures or have Lorrie Lamb Photography capture the special moment. Prints and packages are available (fee) and arrangements for pick up are made at time of visit.
Together at Christmas ~ A special holiday concert
Sunday, December 10, 2:00 – 4:00 p.m., Trinity United Church
If you’re looking for a pleasant Sunday afternoon, join the Muskoka Concert Band for its “Together at Christmas” concert, featuring special guests The Loft Singers, under the direction of Sherisse Stevens. Muskoka Concert Band conductor Neil Barlow will present a program including holiday favourites like White Christmas, Gesu Bambino, The Christmas Song, March of the Toys and many more. Admission is by donation. Be sure to allow a little extra time afterward to mingle and enjoy Christmas cookies!
Huntsville Community Choir “All is Calm, All is Bright”
Sunday, December 10, 3:00 p.m., St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church
The Huntsville Community Choir is presenting their Christmas Concert, “All is Calm, All is Bright”. Tickets at Treasures and Trophies and at the door: Adults $20, Students $15, children free.
Christmas Gift Crafting at Huntsville Public Library
December 14, 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
The lovely Mary Spring and Teri Howell have partnered with Huntsville Public Library once again to offer a Christmas Gift Making workshop for adults. Create your own hand-sewed Christmas Gifts. There is no charge for the program; materials are provided and sewing machines are available for use. You could create a a Christmas stocking, some place mats, a small zippered bag, a purse or a pillow case. No registration required. Drop in all day to create something special.
Gift wrapping by donation for Hoya Robotics
December 15 and 22 from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m.
Gift wrapping at Huntsville Place Mall as a fundraiser for Huntsville High School robotics team.
The Advent Season is upon us and you are invited to celebrate at Pioneer Memorial United Church #2370 Hwy 60.
December 17 – 11:30 a.m. – White Gift Sunday – Donations to Men’s Shelter
December 24 – 11:30 a.m. – Christmas Eve Service
December 24 – 10:00 p.m. – Christmas Eve Candle Light Service
December 25 – Merry Christmas from Pioneer
December 31 – 11:30 a.m. – Service of Carols and Readings by the People in the Hall
January 1, 2018– Happy New Year from Pioneer
Pet Portraits with Santa and Mrs. Claus at Huntsville Place Mall
Sunday, December 17, 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Bring your furry friends for a visit and photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus. But remember to respect shoppers and store staff and keep your dogs on leashes and your cats and other pets in carriers until its their turn to visit Santa. The ‘no pets’ rule at the mall is still in effect, so be sure to take your critters directly to Claus Cottage beside Winners and then back to your vehicle when you’re done.
Etwell Concert Series – New Year’s Eve Dance
Sunday, December 31, 2017, 8:00 p.m. to Monday, January 1, 2018 at 1:00 a.m.
Huntsville Legion, downstairs
Featuring Tonic Lane and Concession 8
Tickets $25 per person (includes midnight snack), available at Cripple Creek Music, the Huntsville Legion, 705-789-2972 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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