Tree Lighting What could be more festive than gathering round the Town’s giant Christmas tree (beside the library) and helping the mayor count down to the annual lighting of the lights at 7:00 PM? Plus, stay and join in Christmas Crawl for a chance to be an instant winner. ( December 2 ) Victoria Gydov In Concert* Don’t miss acclaimed soprano Victoria Gydov (top left) as she per- forms “Share the Hope of Christ- mas” in the sanctuary of the stun- ning St. Paul’s United Church from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM. ( December 10 ) Back to the 50s Concert & Dance* Slick back your hair and enjoy some festive fun with Jim Foris and his beloved Back to the 50s band. A staple of the Annandale National Historic Site summer concert se- ries, this group is guaranteed to have your saddle shoes tapping and your poodle skirt swinging. At the Tillsonburg Legion from 7:00 PM to 11:00 PM. ( December 16 ) * Ticketed event. Visit christmasfest.ca for more admission details.

Alleluia Bell Choir* Enjoy the sounds of traditional Christmas carols played on hand- bells as Peggy David conducts the ever-popular Alleluia Bell Choir. Hosted by St. John’s Anglican Church. Concert begins at 7:30 PM. ( November 28 ) Christmas Crawl Back for another year, this spirited romp through Downtown Tillson- burg will have you shopping, laugh- ing and making merry all night long (5:00 PM to 9:00 PM). Visit with Santa and his live reindeer, enjoy free wagon rides, street games and more. Plus, new this year, take part in the Vintage Toy Joy Scavenger Hunt. Find all the items on Santa’s list for your chance to win a week’s free groceries and other fabulous prizes. ( December 2 ) Breakfast with Santa* Fill up on pancakes and sausages when the Tillsonburg Kinettes host their annual Breakfast with Santa event from 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM at the Community Centre. Check out the Christmas photo booth and, of course, spend some time with the big guy himself! (December 3)


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