The snow has fallen, Christmas music is playing, and here in Caledonia and surrounding area, the holidays are in full swing. What better way to take advantage of this beautiful time of year than at one of these exciting events?
Christmas Tours at Ruthven Park National Historic Site
Enjoy an afternoon stroll through the principle rooms of the Thompson family home. Visitors will experience a variety of time periods that the family celebrated over the years. On December 10, don’t miss the Scottish Tea and Tour beginning at 2 p.m. There will be a Tia McGraff Christmas Concert on December 15 at 6:30 p.m. Back by popular demand, the Christmas at Ruthven Candlelight Tours will take place on December 17 and 21 beginning at 7 p.m. Price of admission varies for each event. Call all 905-772-0560 or visit the website at www.ruthvenparknationalhistoricsite.com for more info.
Hagersville Santa Claus Parade – December 8
Line the streets with family, friends and neighbours to help usher in the holiday season! The parade will begin at 6 p.m. The procession will follow Parkview Road to King Street East to Main Street South.
Breakfast with Santa – December 9
Meet the man in red at the Jarvis Community Centre and enjoy a delicious breakfast with family, neighbours and friends. Hosted by the Jarvis Lions Club. Call 519-587-4849 to register.
Cottonwood Mansion Christmas Dinner – December 17
Step back in time at beautiful Cottonwood Mansion and enjoy a fabulous catered meal just in time for Christmas season. Price per adult is $25 and $12.50 for children twelve and under, and includes a full Christmas dinner. Reservations are required. Call 905-776-2538 before December 12 to book your table at the mansion!
Caledonia Christmas Farmer’s Market – December 21
Shop local for all sorts of local products at the final Farmers’ Market of 2017. Held in the Canadian Tire parking lot from 3 – 7 p.m.
Tim Hortons Free Public Skate – December 23, 24, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31
Head to arenas in Caledonia, Dunnville, Cayuga and Hagersville to ring in the New Year with a free family skate! Check the website at www.haldimandcounty.on.ca for skate times.