Sweet, sweet victory – the weekend is finally here! If you are on the hunt for something to do with friends and family, check out our weekend roundup for a list of exciting events happening throughout our local community. I hope to see you out and about, and don’t forget to tag me @trsmulders in your weekend adventures. Have a great one, friends!
Candlelit Stroll & Lakeside Festival of Lights – November 30th – January 8th, 2019
Over 60 festive displays light up Burlington’s Spencer Smith Park throughout the holiday season. Wander through the park with family and friends, or get a full view of the themed displays while driving along Lakeshore Road at the city’s waterfront. This is a magical sight for the whole family, especially the young at heart. Don’t forget to say hi to Twinkle, the Festival of Lights mascot, during the Opening Ceremony and Candlelit Stroll happening this evening (November 30th). http://burlingtonfestivaloflights.com/
Santa Claus is Coming to Town – Sunday, December 2nd
Join your festive neighbours at 2 pm on Saturday and say hello to Santa Claus for this family event. Burlington’s annual Santa Claus Parade will feature bands, colourful floats, mascots, and jolly old Saint Nick himself. Please bring a non-perishable food donation to the parade in support of local food banks. https://www.burlington.ca/en/live-and-play/Santa-Claus-Parade.asp
Christmas Market at Shawn & Ed Brewery – Sunday, December 2nd
If you are looking for unique gifts, and local craft beer, Shawn & Ed’s Brewery is the place to visit. This inaugural market runs from noon until 6 p.m., featuring 40 local artisans showcasing their work. Sip beer and have a bite to eat while you complete your Christmas shopping in one afternoon. https://thehandmadehouse.ca/christmas-market
Historic Cooking Workshop: Dough-Re-Me at Dundurn Castle – Sunday, December 2nd: 9:00 am – 12 p.m.
Prepare your own tasty treats in Dundurn’s historic kitchen, and while your treats are baking in the oven, costumed interpreters guide you on a tour of the home. Complete your visit with a tasting of your delicious treats. Pre-registration required. https://www.hamilton.ca/attractions/hamilton-civic-museums/dundurn-national-historic-site
Made for You Market – Saturday, December 1st: 10 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Kick off the gift-giving season with a full day of holiday fun in Waterdown Village. At Made for Your Market you’ll find unique, one-of-a-kind handcrafted gifts, holiday entertainment and holiday treats. Admission is free, but it is encouraged to bring non-perishable food items or unwrapped toy donation. http://www.waterdownbia.ca/event/market/
Join me this Sunday from 2-4pm for an open house at 31 Atkinson Blvd in Hamilton. Move in ready, this house could be your dream home, and with it comes the luxury and comfort of living in the country, yet the convenience of city life nearby, and a big backyard to boot. Don’t miss out on calling this place home, but don’t take our word for it, envision yourself living here by checking out the listing, better yet, see you on Sunday! https://www.remax.ca/on/hamilton-real-estate/31-atkinson-boulevard-wp_id224965853-lst
Save the Date: Gingerbread House Decorating Party – Sunday, December 9th, 10:30 a.m. – 12: 00 p.m.
Mark your calendar and join Team Smulders and The Sullivan Team for a Christmas celebration. Decorate a Gingerbread House, say hi to Santa and enjoy yummy holiday treats and hot chocolate. See you there with your family and friends!