THURSDAY, DECEMBER 18
SANTA AND HIS ELVES Powerscourt House 9.30 a.m. to 5.30 p.m.
Cost: €10 per child (adults go free).
CHRISTMAS STABLES Powerscourt Garden Pavilion Stables 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Adults and children of all ages are welcome to pay a visit the stables, which is free of charge.
LAKESHORE WONDERLAND Avon Ri, Blessington 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Admission for children (one adult goes free, additional adults pay €5) is €18 and includes a visit to Santa, a gift and hot chocolate.
THE FOREST TRAIN Avondale House and Forest Park 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tickets, which must be booked online at www.theforesttrain.ie cost €15 for children, €10 for adults and €5 for babies (0-12 months).
CHRISTMAS ISLAND Hidden Valley Holiday Park, Rathdrum 12 noon. to 8.30 p.m.
Tickets, which must be booked in ad-
vance at www.christmasisland.ie, cost €15 per child and €12 per adult. CHRISTMAS TASTES, THEMES AND TOURS Russborough House 1 p.m. and 2 p.m.
CHRISTMAS CONCERT St Nicholas of Myra Church 7.30 p.m. The talented students of Scoil Nicholas Naofa will perform at this wonderful concert in the beautiful setting of St Nicholas of Myra Church in Dunlavin.