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Amherstburg Holiday House Tour Toddy Jones Park , Amherstburg Eclectic homes and spaces are transformed by area decorators and businesses . Downtown and The Beaches are this year ’ s designated homes . Get all your holiday decorating ideas here first ! This is a self- guided tour . See website for details . Also December 4
Hallam Observatory Open House 3989 South Middle Rd ., Comber 7 p . m . If the skies are clear we provide a naked eye sky tour of the stars and constellations and use the telescope to view the Moon and any planets that may be visible at that time , as well as some deep sky objects . Please note that this event is weather permitting . See website for details .
Cheers and Beers Walkerville Brewery 6 p . m . to 9 p . m . Join us as we celebrate the holiday season with great music , food and of course craft beer ! With your ticket , you ’ ll receive your very own Walkerville Brewery glass ( plus its first pour ), enjoy live entertainment by “ The Oh Chays ” and indulge in delicious hors d ’ oeuvres from Koolini . A silent auction will be available for bidding throughout the night . Proceeds from this event will benefit the Hiram Walker Statue Fund . See website for details .
Messiah & More Leamington United Mennonite Church 7:30 p . m . The ‘ greatest hits ’ of Handel ’ s Messiah with Vivaldi ’ s beloved Gloria . Messiah & More features guest soloists with the
Windsor Symphony Orchestra & Chorus . See website for details .
Swim with Santa Adventure Bay 10 a . m . to 2 p . m . Santa will be entertaining and posing for pictures with kids in the lobby from 10 a . m . to 1 p . m . then splashing his way into the water park from 1 p . m . to 2 p . m . See website for details .
Brentwood Christmas Home Bake Sale Brentwood Recovery Home 9 a . m . to 2 p . m . Beautiful Christmas stockings , huge selection of baked goods , meat pies , tarts , cakes , chili , homemade jams and frozen individual dinners . See website for details . Also December 4
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Ring in the Holidays Holy Name of Jesus Church 146 Talbot St ., Essex 2 p . m . Essex Community Concert Band is excited to announce our next public concert – Ring in the Holidays . Join us for an afternoon designed to get you into the
holiday spirit – including some of your Christmas favourites and more ! See website for details .
Live Re-enactment of the Nativity Madonna di Canneto Shrine Ciociaro Club 4 p . m . Come for the re-enactment of the Nativity and stay for a buffet dinner of penne , roasted chicken , salad and green beans . See website for details .
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FINA – Opening Ceremonies The Colosseum 6:30 pm , Welcome 1,000 athletes from 176 countries at this powerful start to the competition . Celebrate Team Canada in welcoming Kylie Masse our Ambassador , and gold medalist Penny Oleksiak . The
Santa Visits the Village The Safety Village 5 p . m . to 8 p . m . Santa Claus is coming and he is bringing with him a whole host of holiday safety tips , treats and activities . Experience our outdoor Village decorated for the holidays . Children can take a jeep ride through the Village , warm up with a mug of hot chocolate , or get crafty in Santa ’ s workshop . See website for details . evening will be an emotional , artistic and exciting start to Canada ’ s first ever World Swimming Championships ( 25m ). With athletes , coaches , officials and dignitaries filling the room … tickets truly are limited . Get your tickets early . See website for details .
Star War ( ped ) May the Farce be With You Kordazone Theatre Along with heroes and aliens , expect silliness for the kids , naughty jokes for the grown-ups , bad drag , great music , and audience participation for everyone in this original , goofy , delightful all ages musical production . See website for details . Runs through December 11 & December 15 to 18 .
FINA events run December 6 through December 11 . A full event schedule can be found at the website .
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