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2011-11-24

Christmas in the Colony at Commissariat House

Here's something else to do this weekend: stop by Christmas in the Colony at Commissariat House!

This is an all ages event, Saturday and Sunday 11-4. Families are invited to kick off the Christmas season wandering the Commissariat House and grounds, enjoying hot Christmas pudding made right in their kitchen and participate in a variety of hands-on festive family activities related to 1830s St. John's!

Plus, on Saturday night there is a special feature: Commissariat By Candlelight  (7-9PM), where the house will come alive with the sounds, tastes and colourful characters of Christmas traditions of days gone by.

Here is a more detailed schedule of events

Saturday:
11:00 am - 12:00 pm - Storytelling with Margaret Hitchens and Gary Greene.
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm - Anglican Cathedral Choir
All Day
Assemble a Kissing Bough
Fashion your very own Festive Fools Hat
Make a Christmas ornament
Pudding making demonstrations and sampling
Natural Greenery Demonstration.
Complimentary Hot cider and Hot Chocolate
Saturday Night 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm - Commissariat By Candlelight

Sunday:
11:00 am - 12:00 pm - Storytelling with Margaret Hitchens and Gary Greene.
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm - Musical entertainment from the Waits
All Day
Assemble a Kissing Bough
Fashion your very own Festive Fools Hat
Make a Christmas ornament
Pudding making demonstrations and sampling
Natural Greenery Demonstration.
Complimentary Hot cider and Hot Chocolate

Admission is a non-perishable food item in support of the Community Food Sharing Association. For more information: email commissariat@seethesites.ca or visit www.seethesites.ca

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