St. Peter’s hosting festival
Richmond County community kicking off Christmas season
Come to St. Peter’s for the Festival of Trees at the St. Peter’s Lions Hall. If you enjoy Christmas, this is a great way to get in the holiday spirit.
The following is the schedule: Saturday, Nov. 24
• 9 a.m., Family pancake breakfast with Santa Claus.
• 10 a.m.-5 p.m., New to You table. Donate unused Christmas items so they find a new home.
• 8 a.m., The Reindeer Hunt. Pick up a sheet and check out the shops in the village to find the reindeer. Return the sheet by 8 p.m., Nov. 29 for a chance to win a $50 gift certificate.
• 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Festival Art Gallery at the Bonnie Brae Clue, Toulouse Street, Nov. 24-25. Visual artists display their work at this pop-up gallery hosted by the Coastal Arts & Culture Guild. No charge to attend.
• 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Children can have photos taken with Santa. Cost: $5 per picture.
• 11 a.m.-12 p.m., The Amazing Mr. J Magic Show, a magic and comedy show.
• 11:30 a.m., Break for lunch. A light lunch is available for purchase at the festival.
• 12:30 p.m., Santa’s Favourite Cookie of the Year Contest. The first 100 tasters get to vote.
• 1-2 p.m., Tupperware Slime Time. Wendy Abbott will demonstrate how to make the best slime using a Tupperware baking set. Supplies provided. Children must be willing to get their hands dirty. Call Wendy at 902631-0842 to register. Limited to 24 slime lovers. Cost is $25 per person
• 2-4 p.m., Paint Nite in the Day. An afternoon of Christmas-themed painting led by Karen Tanner. Ages 19+. Call Shanna at 902-535-2987 to register. Limited to 25 painters so register ASAP. Cost is $15 per person.
• 6 p.m., Official tree lighting, followed by Christmas story time as Santa’s elves read “The Night Before Christmas” to the children.
• 6:30-8 p.m., Evening musical entertainment.
Sunday, Nov. 25
• 11:30 a.m.–1 p.m., Tree viewing, voting, cookie decorating, Christmas crafts, silent auction and picture taking with Santa.
• 11:30 a.m., Break for lunch.
• 1-2 p.m., Musical entertainment. Presentations and silent auction.
Members of the Grade 7/8 class, left to right, Tia Landry, Keira Landry, Grace DeWolfe, Chloe MacDonald and Jeffery Martin, took part in the Festival of Trees l.