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Let’s light up the weekend!

Feel that holiday twinkle this weekend, people! Light up your world, get crafty and shop-y and even meet Santa if you’re lucky…

1. Meet up at Dewolf Park this Sunday at 5:45 for the Light Up Bedford Parade! This special tradition for many families in Bedford and surrounding communities brings the community together for a festive evening to jumpstart the holidays and raise money for a charitable organization in HRM. The Bedford Volunteer Fire Fighters will be collecting letters to Santa! Make sure you add Santa’s Address and your kids address to the letter!

TO: Santa Claus
North Pole
HOH OHO

2. The holidays are in full swing at Bishop’s Landing. From November 18th to December 19th, the shops and restaurants will be spreading good tidings, offering sales, special menus, sampling, and other offers. Join in festivities Thursday night as they light the tree at 6. Sign up for Bishop’s Landing newsletter, to be entered into a contest for a chance to win an incredible prize package!

3. The Sunnyside Mall in Bedford is hosting the Craft Nova Scotia Winter Show this weekend. The show features over 40 craftspeople, with works in clay, fibre, food, glass, leather, metal, organics, visual art and wood.  Find that special handcrafted piece from some of your long-time favourite artists and discover new fine craftspeople. Friday and Saturday, 9:30-9, and Sunday, 11 to 5. Admission is FREE.

4. Urban Parent loves the Annual Saltwire Holiday Parade of Lights! Bring the family Downtown Halifax this Saturday at 6 to kick off your holiday season with festive floats, marching bands, dancers, and a visit from Santa Claus! Ho! Ho! Ho! 

Santa’s route: Upper Water Street, then Barrington, up Spring Garden to Queen Street, then he hangs a right on Morris Street until the finish on Robie and University.

Bonus: 5. And keep this one on your radar for next weekend, because you don’t want to miss Sackville’s Annual Christmas Tree Lighting, next Friday, November 26th, 6:30 to 7:30, at Acadia Park, 650 Sackville Drive. The Sackville Business Association, wants you to get in the holiday spirit with friends and family, warm up with hot chocolate, sing along with live entertainment, and end the evening with Santa lighting the Christmas trees! Don’t forget to dress for the weather, it could be a chilly evening. Please note *As required by current health protocols, attendees 12 years old and older must show proof of vaccination. 

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