Drop by the Canadian Automotive Museum for their annual Holiday Open House! Festive music will be playing and hot beverages and seasonal snacks will be served. Bring the kids and they can take home a car-themed holiday craft and card. This event is free and open to the public. December 1, 2017. 4 pm to 7 pm. FREE (but donations gratefully accepted).
Prepare for impact! The Robert McLaughlin Gallery is ending the year with a bang by wrapping it all up with big beats and big art at the last RMG Fridays of 2017! Check out live music, the latest exhibitions, and try some hands-on art in the Studio. Families welcome! December 1 2017. 7 pm to 10 pm. 72 Queen Street, Oshawa. FREE.
Step back in time at the Oshawa Museum’s Annual Lamplight Tour! Explore the historic homes that make up the museum, dress up in period costumes, and take a photo with Father Christmas. December 2, 2017, from 6 pm to 8 pm. Admission is $5 per person. Lakeview Park, Oshawa.
The Whitby Santa Claus Parade rolls through downtown December 2 2017! It starts at 10 am at the intersection of Brock St. N. & Manning Rd. and travels South along Brock St. to Trent St. where it ends at approximately 12 pm. Please line up along the sidewalks and boulevards of the parade route. December 2 2017. 10 am. Whitby.
Skip the drive to Toronto and watch live theatre right here at home! The Oshawa Little Theatre presents Anne of Green Gables until December 9 2017. December 1, 2017. Various times. 62 Russet Avenue, Oshawa. $15 youth, $28 adult.
It’s the 5th Annual Courtice Santa Claus Parade! It starts at 12 pm at Townline at Nash Rd and travels 1.2km east on Nash ending at George Reynolds Dr. Krumbs Cookies will be there again in front of ST Worden and also non-perishables will be collected. Don’t forget to buy your collectable parade button! Just $1 a button and all the money goes towards bringing this parade to the community every year. December 3 2017. 12 pm. Courtice.
Drop by the Station Gallery in Whitby with your family to experiment and play with unexpected art materials. This Sunday you’ll create a “button bonsai tree” with found objects – a creative holiday-inspired activity! December 3 2017. 1450 Henry Street, Whitby. 11 am to 2 pm. Drop in. All ages! FREE.
Start a new holiday tradition and head to Parkwood Estate for a very special Christmas Afternoon Tea. Enjoy an assortment of fancy tea sandwiches and pretty desserts, served with traditional scones and clotted cream, and mince meat tarts, all served on fine china in the intimate and quaint Parkwood Tea House (Lodge).Reservations only at 905-433-4311 or firstname.lastname@example.org $35 + tax. Sittings are at 11am and 1:30pm December 3 2017. 270 Simcoe Street North, Oshawa. $35 + tax per person.