What's Happening in the Highlands - November 22-29

Santa is coming to town:

Haliburton Santa Claus Parade & Winter Warmup Dinner
November 23 2012


The theme this year is "Caribbean". Parade starts at 6:30 and is followed by a "Winter Warm-up" spaghetti dinner downstairs at the Haliburton Legion Br. 129., across from the Community Centre.


Downtown Haliburton Village
Contact: Jim Frost

Tel: 705-457-4031


Minden's Tropical Christmas Parade
November 24 2012


Candy canes bright Christmas lights snow covered trees the smell of pine and cups of cheer That magical time of year when spirits are renewed and families come to together. This year marks the 14th Annual Santa Claus Parade for Minden and the surrounding areas Over the years this event has become the highlight of the Christmas season and we invite you to participate in this worthwhile initiative This year the Santa Clause Parade will take place on Saturday November 24th at 11:30 a m and the theme is A Tropical Christmas.


Minden Village, Bobcaygeon Road

Contact: Michael Janetakes

Tel: 705-286-0118
Email: creativevservices@gmail.com

Rails End Gallery Events:


Santa Day at the Rails End

November 24 2012


Come and Visit with Santa Claus At Rails End Gallery and Arts Centre on Saturday, November 24th From noon until 2 pm You can get your picture taken with Santa by The Photo Shop for just $5; Make Christmas Crafts with Rails End Volunteers and enjoy cocoa and cookies! Brought to you by the Haliburton Lions Club, Rails End Gallery and Arts Centre and The Haliburton Village BIA


Scott Waters - Seldom Seen: Traces of a War
November 1-30 2012


Scott Waters is an artist with the Canadian Forces Artist Program (CFAP) "Seldom Seen - Traces of a War" is based on experiences of soldiers preparing for the early months of the Kandahar combat mission and, some six years later, soldiers deploying to the post-combat training mission. Seldom Seen grows from the specific experiences and considerations of one artist's perspective. We invite visitors to experience these selected works from the last five years during which Scott Waters was been a participant in the Canadian Forces Artists Program (CFAP).




November 3-30 2012


Lois Raw, Rose Pearson, Maija Stone, Elizabeth Turner, Terry Wright and Gail Nicholson present new works at Rails End this winter. The theme is ECHOES and the artists have worked together, and in response to one another for several months in preparation.




Rails End Gallery

23 York St

Contact: Laurie Jones

Tel: 705-457-2330
Email: info@railsendgallery.com



At the Minden Hills Cultural Centre: 

Festival of Trees
November 23-24 2012


The Minden Hills Festival of Trees is a magical event for the entire family, filled with wonderful things to see, interesting shops to visit and fun activities for children all with a Christmas theme. The Festival will be held at the Minden Hills Cultural Centre; Agnes Jamieson Gallery, R.D. Lawrence Place and the Minden Hills Museum and will feature beautifully decorated Christmas trees in different sizes along with wreaths, garlands, gift certificates and gift baskets all available by raffle. Raffle tickets are 8 for $5.00. All revenues generated will support public programs.


Minden Hills Cultural Centre

176 Bobcaygeon Rd.

Contact: Pam Smith

Tel: 705-286-0038
Email: fotmhcc@gmail.com


Visit Country Magic's:

Open House
November 23-25 2012


Free Christmas goodies and refreshments buy one get one half price on everything in the store(regular prices merchandise, some exclusions apply) 25% off footwear, giftware and mens and ladies clothing free gift to first 20 customers each day


Country Magic

122 Bobcaygeon Rd

Contact: Susan Quinto

Tel: 705-286-1567
Email: countrymagic1@hotmail.com


The Art Hive Brings You:

Clay Divas: Garden Faces Workshop
November 28 2012


Something new! Creating an expressive, sculpted face to hang on your fence, railing or any outdoor wall is easier than you think. Let your imagination soar. Stoneware clay will be fired twice, clear glazed and ready for pick-up in two weeks. Workshop takes place between 7-9:30 pm Cost: $35


Vintage Jewllery Holiday Ornament Workshop
November 29 2012


Add bling to your tree with unique ornaments made from vintage jewellery. Workshop takes place between 7-9:30 pm. Cost $35


The Art Hive

10239 Hwy #118

Algonquin Highlands
Contact: The Art Hive

Tel: 705-754-0021


Haliburton ATV Association Brings You:

Frost Bite Ride
November 24 2012


Wrap up the season with a frosty ride around the big loop of Miserable Lake. This is suitable for intermediate to expert riders. Meeting at 10am at Millburn Road and the Rail Trail.


Miserable Lake T3.6 Millburn Road and Rail Trail
Contact: Barry Lord

Tel: 705 286-2368
Email: barrylord@bell.net



Razzamataz Kid Shows Presents:

Peter Pan
November 25 2012


Join us at 2 pm. Dufflebag Theatre presents "Peter Pan" The Dufflebag actors begin the retelling of the classic fairy tale, Peter Pan. Just when the audience becomes enthralled by the story - a twist is created! Before your very eyes, audience members are invited on stage and are drawn into the action. A theatrical experience where the dream of living a fairy tale actually does come true! Tickets are $8(adults) and $6(child 2 years and up) Season pass (4 shows) for $24 Supported by the Ontario Arts Council


Northern Lights Theatre, Haliburton Secondary School

Contact: Dawn Hurd

Tel: 705-854-0728
Email: info@razzamataz.ca



Share the Road Survey:

The Communities in Action Committee and Haliburton Highlands Cycling Coalition are doing an evaluation of the annual Share the Road campaign. Please take a few minutes to let us know your thoughts. The survey will close on December 1.







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