An Old-Fashioned Christmas @ Ireland House

17nov11:00 am4:00 pmAn Old-Fashioned Christmas @ Ireland House

Event Details

You are going to love what we have in store for you at our Old-Fashioned Christmas event this Sunday…the sounds, smells, tastes and sights will inspire your holiday spirits and remember you will keep warm in plenty of ways – most of our stations are either indoors or sheltered from the November nip! We will have a fire going on our historic and you will be warmed by the scents, sounds and tastes of Christmas on a historic farm including heritage Christmas baking demonstrations & sampling!

There will be delicious festive refreshments including chili, scones, gingerbread and sweets, heritage crafts and Christmas card making, activities for all ages such as popcorn & cranberry stringing, Victorian Pomanders, * making a wood-cut snowman, creating a * holiday arrangement, punching your own tin ornament, making a miniature gingerbread house * & a Victorian Pie game for children!

Live musical entertainment will include beautiful choir singing and classical performances by Skyway Connection, the Wellington Hand Bell Choir, The Freemans violin & harp duo & children’s choirs! ~

* 11:30AM Freemans Flute & Harpist– Ireland House

* 1:00PM Wellington Square Hand-bell Chorus

* 2:00PM Skyway Connection –Ireland House

* 3:00PM M&J Music Studio– Ireland House

Guests also get to visit to SANTA’S CABIN for a special visit with Mr. & Mrs. Claus! Then, a chance to take part in Santa’s Workshop and make their own tree ornament with 4Cats Art Studio!

There will be an animal attraction! Old-fashioned PONY RIDES by the stables! Kids get to take part in Reindeer Games!…and the whole family will experience the grounds of Ireland House specially decorated for the holiday season making for a day of magic and wonder…

And don’t forget the great items up for bid in the holiday Silent Auction and a very special visit from Father Christmas…

Admission to event: Adults: $6.00 Children: $5.00 CHILDREN UNDER 3YRS ARE FREE!

* extra charges apply to some activities

For further information, please contact: Sylvia Hentz, Special Events Programmer: 905-332-9888 sylvia.hentz@burlington.ca

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Time

(Sunday) 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

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