No plans? Here’s what’s going on around Oshawa this weekend!
Parents and children can take a guided tour through Lynde House and paint a special gingerbread cookie decoration to take home. Guided tours begin at the visitor centre at 11 a.m., 1, 2 and 3 p.m. December 17, 2016. 900 Brock Street South, Whitby.
The Uxbridge Optimists host the 9th annual Fantasy of Lights! Open every evening from 6 to 9:30 p.m. through Jan. 1, 2017. Enjoy horse-drawn wagon rides and more on December 17, 2016. Donations welcome — all profits support local youth. Elgin Park Drive, Uxbridge. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.
Take a drive and enjoy extravagant displays Christmas lights! Check out Listen to our Lights at 563 Labrador Drive and Sparrow Christmas Lights at 765 Kenora Avenue, Oshawa. Please bring along a non-perishable food item for local food banks.
Enjoy Christmas at the Opera with the Ontario Philharmonic and Canadian tenor Michael Ciufo on December 17, 2016 at the Regent Theatre. 8 pm. Tickets $45 – $56. 50 King Street East, Oshawa.
Prima Dance Ensemble presents the classic ballet The Nutcracker, on stage at the Oshawa Little Theatre! December 17 and 18, 2016. Various times. Tickets $21.50 and $29.50. 62 Russett Avenue, Oshawa.
It’s your last chance to have Breakfast with Santa! Enjoy a hearty breakfast including pancakes, bacon, sausage and all toppings plus a small coffee, tea or hot chocolate with the big guy himself, all for $7 (or $5 for a child portion, ages 10 and under). A portion of the proceeds will be donated to Santa’s chosen charity. Photos with Santa are $10. Donations of gently used outerwear and non-perishable food items are gratefully accepted. Sunday, December 18th, 2016. 9 am to 11 am. Brimacombe, East Chalet, via Gate 4, 4098 Durham Rd. 9. Email email@example.com for more information.
Celebrate the holiday season in Victorian style at the Oshawa Museum! The halls are decked, the tree trimmed, so drop in for a Holiday Tour and learn how Oshawa’s earliest settlers celebrated the season. Admission by donation. Start your visit at Guy House. Sunday, December 18, 2016. 12 pm to 4 pm. Lakeview Park, Oshawa.
The LivingRoom Community Art Studio is feeling a Grinchy! So join them and express your inner Grinch through an afternoon of art and craft making. As always, costumes are absolutely welcome. Sunday, December 18, 2016. 12pm – 4pm All ages and abilities welcome. Suggested donation of $10 or Pay-What-You-Can. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to register or for more information. 149 Simcoe Street South, Oshawa.