DEC. 8 CHRISTMAS TEA AND BAKE SALE: Held at Salem United Church in Summerstown from 1 to 4 p.m., with fancy sandwiches, desserts, musical entertainment and a Christmas bake table. Admission $15.
ART DAY: With local artist Katie Hartle, who will teach children aged eight and older light, shading and perspective, starting at 10 a.m. at the SDG Library Ingleside branch. A small material fee will be charged. Registration required, info: 613-5372592. DEC. 9 BREAKFAST WITH SANTA: Organized by the Ingleside Long Sault Lost Villages Lions Club, held at the South Stormont Community Hall, 2 Milles Roches Rd., from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Menu of pancakes, scrambled eggs, baked beans, coffee/tea and juice. Info: Gerry, 613-577-1808 ECUMENICAL CHRISTMAS CANTATA: 47th-annual presentation held at Chalmers United Church in Finch at 7 p.m., under the direction of Lisa Zeran and Patsy Timmers. Freewill offering welcome. CONCERT: The Cornwall New Horizons Band Christmas Concert will be taking place at CCVS at 2 p.m. Donations appreciated. DEC. 12 CANDLELIGHT REMEMBRANCE SERVICE: Organized by the Bereaved Families of Ontario – Cornwall, held at Knox St. Paul’s United Church, 800 Twelfth St. E. from 7 to 9 p.m. An opportunity to remember lost loved ones through the Christmas season. Info: 613-936-1455. PARKINSON’S SUPPORT GROUP: Monthly meeting held at Riverdale Terrace Retirement Residence, 1200 Second St. W., starting at 1:30 p.m. All those with Parkinson’s and their caregivers are welcome to attend. Info: Elise, 613-931-9434. DEC. 13-14 DINNER THEATRE: A Bunch of People Theatre is performing a staged reading of The Grinch Who Stole Christmas at 7 p.m. This is a package deal with dinner and the performance at McCloskey’s Hotel in Chesterville. Dinner and show $30 + tax, reservations required. DEC. 13 CHRISTMAS PLAY: Where’s Aunt Penelope?, staged and presented by the Cornwall Pentecostal Church’s Drama Truth performers, at 208 Second St. E. at 7 p.m. each night. DEC. 14 TOGETHER AT CHRISTMAS: Centennial Choir of Cornwall concert held at the Aultsville Theatre starting at 7:30 p.m. Tickets $20 for adults, $10 for children 10 and under, available at Cornwall Square secondfloor lottery kiosk, Home Hardware in Cornwall, from choir members or Marianne, 613-528-1414. DEC. 16 CHRISTMAS BY CANDLELIGHT: Organized by Rev. Ian MacMillan, Rev. Lois Gaudet and the congregations of St. Andrew’s Presbyterian and United churches in Martintown, held at 4866 County Road 20 starting at 7:30 p.m. Performances by Lisa Zeran, Jennifer Buhr, Tino Martini and the Sunday School Girls. Service followed by lunch. CAROL SING: Hosted by Knox-St. Paul’s United Church, starting at 3 p.m., followed by social time featuring Christmas baking and a festive punch. A TARTAN CHRISTMAS: Hosted by the Glengarry Tartans Alexandria easy modern square dancing, with special guests the Vankleek Hill Old Tyme Fiddlers, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Glengarry Sports Palace. DEC. 18 CHRISTMAS PLAY: Where’s Aunt Penelope?, staged and presented by the Cornwall Pentecostal Church’s Drama Truth performers, at 208 Second St. E. at 7 p.m. each night.