What’s happening around town this weekend?

Lots to see and do in and around town this weekend!

Friday, Dec. 2

Snow Much Fun

Bradford Leisure Centre, 471 West Park Ave.

6 – 8:30 p.m.

The event will kick off with an outdoor tree-lighting ceremony in Sunshine Square at the BWG Leisure Centre. Outdoor activities include train rides in Sunshine Square and an artisan holiday market featuring local BWG businesses.

Join us indoors at the Leisure Center for Leisure Skating (6:30 – 8:15 pm), winter-themed crafts, cupcake decorating, or get your photo taken in our snow globe. Free hot chocolate will also be provided by List with Louise.

This event is open to everyone and all activities are free of charge. This event is made possible thanks to the generous support of sponsor List with Louise.

South Simcoe Police’s Weekend of Giving Toy and Food Drive – Bradford

Bradford Canadian Tire (430 Holland St. West) and Bradford Sobey’s (40 Melbourne Dr.)

4-8 p.m.

Members of the public can participate in the campaign by dropping off new, unwrapped toys, nonperishable food items or gift cards. Purchase a $5 ticket for a chance to win a Nitro Plush Pup. A limited number of plush pups will be raffled off. Proceeds go to local charities.

Saturday, Dec. 3

South Simcoe Police’s Weekend of Giving Toy and Food Drive – Innisfil

Innisfil Canadian Tire (1455 Innisfil Beach Rd.) and Innisfil Sobey’s (2080 Jans Blvd.)

10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Members of the public can participate in the campaign by dropping off new, unwrapped toys, nonperishable food items or gift cards. Purchase a $5 ticket for a chance to win a Nitro Plush Pup. A limited number of plush pups will be raffled off. Proceeds go to local charities.

Market with Purpose – Christmas Edition

Ayres Country Livin’, 2505 9th Line, Innisfil

9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Enjoy relaxing pre-Christmas shopping, winter delights at the Market with Purpose Christmas edition.

Hosted by Amanda Cabral from the Artsy Lens Photography, the Christmas market is taking place in Innisfil, at Ayres Country Livin’ and with a bright range of small-business owners. Everything from household goods, crafts and Christmas decor. Experience the magic of Christmas with the Artsy Lens Photography and don’t forget to bring your smiles and Christmas cheer for a picture with Santa.

Master Appliance Gift Giveaway for Kids

Shopper’s Drug Mart, 504 Holland St. West, Bradford

10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Master Appliance Santa will be at the grand opening of the new Shopper’s Drug Mart in Bradford on Saturday morning giving away free gifts for kids.

Breakfast with Santa

Bradford Community Centre, 125 Simcoe Rd.

8 – 10 a.m.

Hosted by the Bradford Lions Club. Adults are $5 each. Kids are free with a donation of a non-perishable food item. All proceeds will go to The Bradford Helping Hands Food Bank. Don’t forget to bring your camera so you can take pictures with Santa!

Bond Head Women’s Institute Craft Show

Bond Head Memorial Hall, 2864 County Rd. 27, Bond Head

9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Artisans will be located on both the main and top level of the Bond Head Community Memorial Hall. In addition to the artisans, there will be a chilli lunch, coffee, tea, hot chocolate and many baking choices to sweeten up the day. Also, Santa will be visiting throughout the day and will be available for pictures. A few elves may be spotted as well throughout the day, helping to add festive cheer.

The Bond Head Christmas Craft Show is an all-time favorite in the community. The Women’s Institute is delighted to be able to make it happen this year and looks forward to seeing everyone at the show. The proceedings of the Christmas Craft Show will be used by the Bond Head Women’s Institute as part of supporting causes and the chance to make a difference in the community.

The Innisfil Holiday Market

Stroud Community Centre, 7883 Yonge St., Innisfil

11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

The Innisfil Holiday Market is a one-stop holiday shopping experience featuring vendors from Simcoe County and the GTA.

Explore our unique vendors, shop for holiday gifts and enjoy all that Innisfil – our Hallmark town has to offer.

Nantyr Shores Holiday Market

Nantyr Shores Secondary School, 1146 Anna Maria Ave.

10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

The event will run from 10 am to 3 pm and will feature crafts, baking, food and music along with the opportunity for holiday shopping.

Santa will also be in attendance to take photos with the kids.

Admission by way of donation of cash, canned goods or an unwrapped toy.

Bradford Farmers’ Market Holiday Market

BWG Library, 425 Holland St. West

11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

The Bradford Farmers’ Market is so excited to host a Holiday Market mini-series this year. Find local vendors, fun crafts, activities, music, and holiday cheer at our market!

Weekend Long Events

Victorian Christmas Celebration and Sale

Cookstown Antique Market, 5108 Hwy 27 N., Innisfield

Join us as we celebrate the romance of our 31st annual Victorian Christmas.

Enjoy hot spiced cider and home-baked cookies, a store-wide sale, a sleigh for your own photos, and 10′ real Christmas trees decorated with ornaments available for purchase, all served by our staff adorned in Victorian fashion!

Please bring a new unused toy for Innisfil Christmas for Kids. Visit with Santa Sunday afternoon between noon and 4 pm Please call for any further questions
705-458-1275.

Friday Harbor Christmas Market

Friday Harbor Resort, 3999 Friday Dr., Innisfil

The tradition continues with the return of Friday Harbour’s annual Christmas Market! Styled after European outdoor markets, highlights will include a stunning 40-foot tree and chalet-style cabins offering festive treats and gifts by local vendors. Guests are also invited to sing along with carolers, cozy up in warming lounges and capture special moments with Santa and his elves!

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