The holiday season in Vankleek Hill kicks off with the Christmas Craft Fair on November 24-26. The event, hosted by Excellent Events, will be held at the Vankleek Hill community centre with the following hours: Friday, 4 p.m. to 9 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. There is no admission fee, but people are invited to make a donation to the Vankleek Hill food bank. Samme Putzel of Excellent Events says there will be 25 vendors, both local favourites and new additions. There will also be food on-hand provided by The Food Truck.
Parade of Lights
The following Friday, on December 1, Vankleek Hill’s Main Street will be lit by the Parade of Lights. Departing from the VCI parking lot at 7 p.m., floats will make their way through residential roads and come back through Main Street. During the event, the post office will be collecting letters to Santa. This year’s theme is Memories of Christmas Past.
Rounding out the series of activities is Santa’s Breakfast on December 10 at the community centre. Santa is inviting kids to meet him that morning between 8:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Evelyn Bernique and friends are working with the event. The cost is $8 a person with all proceeds going to Vankleek Hill minor sports.
While you are here, we have a small ask.
More people are reading The Review than ever before — across our many platforms. So far, we have not put up a paywall to limit the stories you can read. We want to keep you in the news loop. But advertising revenues are increasingly going to the big two: you know who they are. If you value The Review’s independent, local community journalism, or you value the many ways we support dozens of community organizations in their endeavours, consider supporting our work. It takes time, effort and professional smarts to stay on top of community news and present well-researched, objective news articles on issues which matter to you.
If you read stories on this website, or you have come here from an Instant Article post on Facebook, think about subscribing. It would be a vote of confidence for the work that we do, and for the future well-being of your community.
Latest posts by Francis Tessier-Burns (see all)
- Water and fire bans in place across Prescott-Russell - July 12, 2018
- Hundreds of new daycare spots across Prescott-Russell; future expansion uncertain - July 10, 2018
- UCPR welcomes testing of driverless cars - July 9, 2018