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#BurlON til Nov 20

by Guest Writer

We’ve seen the first few snowflakes of the season and we say let it snow! This week brings a lot of holiday activities and seasonal events to enjoy. Here are some things we recommend trying in #BurlON til Nov 20.

Art Gallery of Burlington Guild Christmas Sale PotteryChristmas Fine Art and Craft Sale

Get some unique, handcrafted Christmas gifts this weekend at the Arts Burlington Christmas Fine Art & Craft Sale. From Thursday 14 to Sunday 17 at the Art Gallery of Burlington browse original art and handmade crafts from The Guilds of Art Burlington. Admission is free, so be sure to purchase some amazing pieces for yourself or your loved ones.

Ireland House in SnowIreland House Family Christmas Event

Start off the holiday season with A Christmas Event at Ireland House on Sun 17. Enjoy classic holiday traditions such as visits with Santa and his reindeer, and hot cocoa. Also, take a horse-drawn wagon ride and tour the home of the Ireland family. Admission is payable at the door.

Aladdin TB PosterAladdin and His Wonderful Lamp

Theatre Burlington has performances of “Aladdin and His Wonderful Lamp” beginning this Sun 17 with matinees at 1:30 and 3:30. Tickets are available online.

Interior seating and stage at BPACArts and Culture

Ongoing at the Art Gallery of Burlington is The Gender Conspiracy Exhibit until Tues Dec 31. Every Sunday is Family Sunday Open Studio. Admission is always free, and this is a great way to get creative as a family.

This weekend is full of exciting performances at the Burlington Performing Arts Centre. On Thurs 14 is The Abrams and Tiffany, on Fri 15 is The British Legends and The Second City’s Cure for the Common Comedy, and on Sat 16 is More Legends of Motown.

Also, ongoing all weekend is Drury Lane Theatre’s production of “Legally Blonde”. There are evening shows of this hilarious musical Thurs 14 to Sat 16 as well as a matinee on Sun 17.

For more information on Art in #BurlON this month, check out our blog.

Holiday train running in snow at RBG Holiday Tradtions

Santa is Coming to the RBG

Starting this week, you can Visit with Santa, on Tuesdays from Nov 19 to Dec 17 in Hendrie Park at the RBG. You can also take a train ride out to Santa’s Cabin while you’re there.

Also, this week is the beginning of Santa’s Signature Experience at the Royal Botanical Gardens. Enjoy storytelling, crafts, and a ride on the RBG Express. Tickets are required.



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