December 3 Farmers’ Christmas Parade Parade route runs through Enniskillen, Haydon and Tyrone 905-263-8245 http://www.galleryonthefarm.com/events.html
December 4 Ladies Day at Van Belle’s Thursday, 12 PM – 8 PM Shop to your heart’s content with your girlfriends during this shopping extravaganza. This is a great time to pick up that extra special Christmas gift or that fashion item that you have always wanted. Great savings on all fashion items – purses, scarves, jewelry, sweaters, tops & leggings. Learn new ways to tie a scarf, and get fashion advice from the experts as you sample gourmet food and enjoy sparkling beverages. http://origin.library.constantcontact.com/download/get/file/1102490418517-571/Van+Belle+Flowers+Calendar+of+Events+2014.pdf
December 5 Christmas Moonlight Magic & Tree Lighting 6 PM to 11 PM Join us for our annual Christmas Tree-lighting ceremony in Historic Downtown Bowmanville! Usher in the holiday season with this very popular event. Bring the entire family downtown for a carol sing and countdown to the lighting of Bowmanville’s huge Christmas Tree in the town square. You can also have your picture taken with Santa and his live reindeer. Enjoy free horse-drawn wagon rides along the main street – perfect for helping you carry all of your parcels as you shop the many unique stores and restaurants that stay open late for some evening holiday shopping.Courtice Santa Clause Parade http://bowmanville.com/events/christmas-moonlight-magic
December 5 OPG Family Days: Edwardian Christmas Open House 7 PM – 9 PM Join OPG’s Family Days Christmas event located in Clarington’s Museums. Located close to downtown’s Christmas tree lighting ceremony. http://www.clarington.net/events/index.php?eID=3632
December 5 Premiere Production of “Christmas Storm” presented by To Open the Stage Door actors presented at the Newcastle Community Hall at 8:00 pm. Tickets available at A Gift of Art in Newcastle or the Apple Blossom Flower Shop in Orono. http://agiftof-art.com/events/calendar-2/
Friday December 5 and Saturday December 6 Apple Blossom Flowers Christmas Open House and Anniversary http://www.appleblossomflowers.ca/
December 6 and December 7 Santa’s Workshop at the Courtice Flea Market
Santa Photos, Santa Letters, Story Telling http://www.courticefleamarket.com/special_events.php
December 6 Pen & Ink Christmas Cards – Instructor Dianne Darch Explore the pen and ink techniques, leaving the workshop with amazing decorated Christmas cards! 10 AM – 2 PM Members – $35.00 Non-Members – $50.00 Minimum 4 students http://agiftof-art.com/events/calendar-2/
December 7 Courtice Santa Clause Parade 12 PM – 2 PM The Annual Courtice Santa Clause parade taking place from Townline to George Reynolds Drive. https://www.facebook.com/CourticeSantaClausParade?fref=ts
December 7 Christmas Market 12 PM – 6 PM Food trucks, crafts, baking and more! 1540 Highway 2, Courtice. Visit http://www.stutteringjohns.com for details
December 7 Christmas Cup of Tea 1 PM Celebrate the Festive Season just like the Victorians with a festive & seasonal 3 Course Afternoon Tea at Newtonville’s Tea Granny’s & Friends. $25 per person, RSVP – Limited Seating • Gift Certificates Available http://www.teagrannysandfriends.com/events.htm
December 6th and 7th Santa’s Workshop Courtice Flea Market, 905-436-1024 www.courticefleamarket.com
December 13, 2014 Christmas Chocolate Workshop – Instructor Lynn McNutt 10:30 AM – 12 PM Produce a Christmas chocolate creation. In this workshop you will create Christmas hand dipped chocolates, ‘Delicious’! You will leave with your creation wrapped and ready to be eaten. Whether you eat them or give them, either way they will be delicious! Cost: Members – $20.00 Non-Members – $30.00 Minimum 4 students Register: 905-987-2264 http://agiftof-art.com/events/calendar-2/
December 13, 2014 The Annual Tyrone Christmas Celebration
Taking place from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Tyrone Community Centre!
This FREE event will feature pancakes and sausages and free pictures with Santa. Other entertainment for the kiddies is to be confirmed – we will keep you posted!
December 14, 2014 Breakfast with Santa
9 AM – 2 PM Newtonville Community Hall. Admission Adults $7 Children 2 -12 is $4.
December 19, 2014 A Winter’s Evening
Terrens Wellness Centre on with free makeovers, gift with purchases, sparkling wine, nail polish and skin care demos and more.
5314 Main Street Orono, 905-983-5000
December Holiday Swim Schedule with Community Services
December 20 Brimacombe’s Breakfast with Santa 9 AM-10:30 AM Join Brimacombe for breakfast with the one and only Santa Clause! http://www.brimacombe.ca/ Month of
January 2015 Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month http://www.brimacombe.ca/
January 24 Ganaraska Region Conservation Authority’s Family Cross-Country Ski & Snowshoe Day Take in the beauty of the magnificent Ganaraska Forest in the depth of winter. Receive an introductory lesson and a guided ski through the forest. Make a day of it and give free snowshoeing a try! Please dress in warm layers. In case of poor ski conditions, the alternate day to participate is February 7th. $20/person with complimentary ski rentals – Children must