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FYI: Upcoming Festive Heritage Events

Saturday, November 17th, 2012

Santa is coming to town and that can only mean one thing: It’s officially the Christmas Season!  Time to put up the lights, dig out the decorations, and of course, enjoy all the festive activities the season has to offer.  Newmarket gets into the spirit this weekend with their annual Santa Claus Parade on November 17th.  This also kicks off the Elman W. Campbell Museum‘s Gallery of Festive Trees. Whether your style is Victorian, Edwardian, or Retro, there’s something to inspire everyone!

The Gallery opens on November 17th, the same day as the Santa Claus parade.  Admission is Free.

Contact Info:

Phone: 905-953-5314

Fax: 905-898-2083

E-mail: elmanmuseum@rogers.com

website: http://www.newmarket.ca/en/elmanw.campbellmuseum.asp

Santa must really like Newmarket because he’s making a return visit.  On December 1st, the Friends of the Museum will be hosting Breakfast with Santa! Admission to this event includes a Continental Breakfast, Photo Opportunity with Santa and Museum admission.

Breakfast will be available at 8:30a.m. and 9:30a.m.

Tickets are $10.00 per person.

Tickets must be purchased in advance.

This is a popular event, please make your arrangements early to avoid disappointment.

Don’t forget to bring your camera!

Contact Info:

Phone: 905-953-5314

Fax: 905-898-2083

E-mail: elmanmuseum@rogers.com

website: http://www.newmarket.ca/en/elmanw.campbellmuseum.asp 

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Eldon House in London is also hosting a few festive events:

Victorian Christmas

Beginning on Saturday, December 1, 2012 and running through to Tuesday, January 1, 2013,
enjoy the sights and scents of the Victorian Christmas tradition. Visit London’s oldest family residence and experience the beautiful holiday decorations of the past. A special Christmas exhibition of family artifacts will be on display upstairs.

Contact Info:

Tel: 519.661.0333

website: http://www.eldonhouse.ca/

Christmas Centre Piece Workshop

On Sunday December 2nd, from 1:00 to 3:00 pm, the Eldon House Interpretive Centre is holding a Christmas Centre Piece Workshop. Learn how to create a Victorian table centerpiece using nature’s gifts. Take your masterpiece home to decorate that special spot.

Cost: $20 (includes supplies)

Call 519.661.0333 to register.

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We will have more Seasonal events for you tomorrow!