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YOUR HOLIDAY PLANNER


Arts and Entertainment

 

Thursday, November 30

THEATRE

A Cape Breton Halmark Christmas - Dinner Theatre

The Miners Forum, Glace Bay

7-10pm $67

 

Friday, December 1

 

MUSIC

North Sydney Fireman's Club, North Sydney             

Christmas Daddies Fundraiser: Bar Code / Down House / The Hit Boys

8pm-12am

 

COMEDY

Oh Me Nerves - The Holiday Nutcrackers: Tina Randell & Michelle Rex

New Waterford & District Community Centre, New Waterford

8pm $25 19+

 

THEATRE

Christmas Dinner Theatre: Dear Santa - The Mira Players

Marion Bridge Community Centre               

6pm $30

 

Saturday, December 2

Mayflower Mall, Sydney

Christmas FloCase featuring Flo Sampson and Robyn Carrigan

1-3pm

 

A Cape Breton Halmark Christmas - Dinner Theatre

The Miners Forum, Glace Bay

7-10pm $67

 

Sunday, December 3

Neville Park, Whitney Pier

Party at the Park: Andrew Doyle

4-6pm

 

St. Barra's Church, Christmas Island

The Magic of Christmas in Christmas Island: Robyn Carrigan and more

2-4:30pm $20 door | $15 advance | 14 and under free

 

The Highland Arts Theatre, Sydney

Highland Holidays: Cape Breton Orchestra with special guests Cape Breton Island Pipe Band

2pm

 

Monday, December 4

Royal Canadian Legion - Branch 128, Whitney Pier

Christmas Concert in the Pier: Carols in Many Languages

6:30pm free admission

 

 

 

Community Events

 

Thursday, November 30

Christmas Memory Tree Ornaments

New Waterford Library, New Waterford

9:30am-8pm

Drop by New Waterford Library to colour one of our paper ornaments, write your loved one’s name on it, and place on our Memory Tree. For all ages.

 

Friday, December 1

Christmas Memory Tree Ornaments

New Waterford Library, New Waterford

9:30am-6pm

For all ages.

 

Snow Flake Salt

Glace Bay Library, Glace Bay

10am-12pm

Drop in for a fun science and art activity! Space is limited. Register by calling 902-849-8657 or emailing ewilliams@cbrl.ca or cmcinnis@cbrl.ca.

 

Santa’s Li’l Crafters

McConnell Library, Sydney

1-3pm

Drop into the library to make some gifts for the special people in your life! Craft stations include cards and bookmarks, beaded gifts, Christmas ornaments and more.

 

Saturday, December 2

Christmas Memory Tree Ornaments

New Waterford Library, New Waterford

9:30am-5pm

For all ages.

 

2nd Annual Holiday Hooplah!

OMG! It’s Santa and Syrup!

Undercurrent Youth Centre, Glace Bay

10am-3pm

$12 for breakfast and a photo with Santa.

Free for children 3 and under.

Craft fair for parents.

 

Super Saturday: Santa Craft

10am-2pm

Glace Bay Library, Glace Bay

 

The Holiday Market Series

Boysenberry Cape Breton, Sydney

330 Charlotte Street

11am-4pm, free admission

Every weekend our location will be turning into a winter wonderland village full of holiday cheer, lots of shopping, specialty hot chocolates and holiday treats, with photobooths, music, and more. Almost 50 vendors and exclusive discounts from Boysenberry Boutique.

 

Have Yourself A Nerdy Little Christmas Craft Fair

St. Theresa's Hall, Sydney

5:30-9pm

A craft fair with a nerdy twist! CaperCon and Brycen Boland Art proudly present Have Yourself A Nerdy Little Christmas craft show! Come shop some of Cape Bretons finest artists and craftspeople. Find that perfect nerdy, geeky, witchy or spooky item and Christmas items for the hard to buy for people on your holiday gift list! THE place to shop for locally-made Christmas products and nerdy stuff alike! 

 

Stars on Ice: A Special Holiday Performance

Centre 200, Sydney

7pm

 

Santa Claus Parade

Glace Bay

2pm

 

Nutcracker Festival

Downtown Sydney

2-6pm

Enjoy pictures with Santa, fire pits (weather permitting), free s'mores and hot cocoa, live entertainment, a tree lighting ceremony, vendors, and kids' activities.

 

Christmas Cookie Workshop

Membertou Heritage Park, Membertou

2:30-4:30pm

Join Emily Jones of Sweet Peas Bakery for a Christmas Cookie Workshop to make cookies into adorable characters! Included per student: 6 cookies with traced image for easy decorating; 12 piping bags (6 outline, 6 flood consistencies); student practice sheet; step-by-step student instructions per cookie; scibe; scissors; Christmas Swedish towel; box to take cookies home; complimentary tea & coffee; snacks; royal icing recipe; sugar cookie recipei; Heritage Park shop discounts. Maximum is 30 for this class.

 

Sunday, December 3

The Holiday Market Series

Boysenberry Cape Breton, Sydney

11am-4pm, free admission

 

Christmas at the Louisbourg Market

Louisbourg Firehall, Louisbourg

1-4pm

Fifty vendors between the Louisbourg Fire Hall and the Fortress Seniors Community Centre (found behind the fire hall!) with food, crafts, holiday crafts, artwork, jewelry, a Christmas basket and even Mrs. Claus!

 

An Old Time Christmas in Dominion

Commercial Street, Dominion

2-6pm

Festive characters, photo booths, craft market, Christmas carols, ugly sweater contest, collection of Santa letters, hot chocolate, apple cider, eggnog, prizes, and so much more for the whole family. There will be a mitten tree to donate mittens, gloves, hats, and scarves at the Auld Shamrock and all venues will accept non-perishable food items for the Dominion and Reserve Fire Department food cupboards.

 

Sydney Santa Claus Parade

Downtown Sydney to Whitney Pier

2:30pm

 

Party at the Park

Neville Park, Whitney Pier

4-6pm

Gather at Neville Park in Whitney Pier after the Santa Claus parade for cultural performances and music by Andrew Doyle, along with Colbourne’s Food Truck, Subway cookies, vendors, fundraisers and a free movie.

 

Monday, December 4

Christmas Memory Tree Ornaments

New Waterford Library, New Waterford

12:30-5pm / 6-8pm

For all ages.

 

Tuesday, December 5

Christmas Memory Tree Ornaments

New Waterford Library, New Waterford

9:30am-8pm

For all ages.

 

Christmas Stained Glass Art Night

Glace Bay Library, Glace Bay

6-7pm

Come make some tissue paper-stained glass Christmas decorations! Space is limited. Register by calling 902-849-8657 or emailing ewilliams@cbrl.ca or cmcinnis@cbrl.ca.

 

Wednesday, December 6

Christmas Memory Tree Ornaments

New Waterford Library, New Waterford

9:30am-8pm

For all ages.

 

Mi’kmaq Christmas Craft Market

Cape Breton Centre for Craft & Design, Sydney

12-6pm

Loft space in downtown Sydney.

 

Christmas Stained Glass Art Night

Glace Bay Library, Glace Bay

6-7pm

Come make some tissue paper-stained glass Christmas decorations! Registration is required by calling 902-849-8657.

 

 

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