Christmas

Christina’s lights leave legacy

For 27 years, 85 Deborah Drive in Grimsby has been a must-see for those who love to drive around to see homes bedazzled in Christmas lights and decorations. The home of Uby and Cindy Paul has been done up annually as a tribute to ...

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Opinion: The annual ‘Twas the Night Before…

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow (With apologies to Clement C Moore…) ‘Twas the night before council, when all through town hall, Not a creature was stirring, shocked, after getting the call; Council were settled all snug in th ...

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The Miracle arrives on King St. Dec. 14

The 15th annual Miracle on King Street arrives this year on Sat. Dec. 14. Once again the event, hosted by Scott Holmes of Extreme Technology, will be located in the parking lot of Providence Christian Reformed Church on King Stree ...

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Breakfast with Santa Dec. 14

Have breakfast with Santa at the Peach King Centre on Saturday, Dec. 14. The WLMH Auxiliary’s annual event runs from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. There will be good food, Christmas music, Santa’s Closet and, of course, the jolly elf hims ...

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Stop by GBF for pre-parade event

Grimsby Benevolent Fund will host a free pre-parade event on-site before Grimsby’s Santa Claus parade this Saturday, Dec. 7. GBF will celebrate the community’s holiday spirit and give thanks for support by providing a place fo ...

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Grimsby tree lighting Fri.

The lights go up on the Christmas tree at Grimsby Town Hall this Friday, Dec. 6 at 6 p.m. The ceremony will include carol singing by the Blessed Trinity choir. Guests are invited to warm up inside Town Hall after the ceremony, whe ...

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Celebration of Lights kicks off in Grimsby

Shed some light on a Grimsby resident’s Christmas light display by nominating them for this year’s Christmas Celebration of Lights. The Town of Grimsby will accept nominations for amazing light until Dec. 12. Judges will exami ...

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Calling all angels

Everytime a bell rings an angel gets its wings. The Grimsby Benevolent Fund (GBF) and Giant Tiger Grimsby have teamed up in hopes getting a lot of bells rung with the return of the annual angel tree, which will be running until Dec. 6. Cust ...

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The GBF angel tree in Giant Tiger Grimsby

One down, Grimsby to go

The man in red has had a very busy schedule so far this holiday season and this weekend is no different. Not only will Santa be downtown Grimsby as part of the DIA’s Festive Fridays but he will rest up and be ready for the 61st ...

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Fantasy of Trees officially kicks off

The Rotary Club of Grimsby launched its annual Fantasy of Trees Friday night. Until Dec. 8, the Grimsby Museum will host unique christmas trees decorated and donated by community sponsers. Visitors can buy tickets for a chance to ...

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First-ever Facer Christmas Market looking for vendors

The Facer District Merchants and Residents Association is seeking vendors for its first-ever Facer Christmas Market on Saturday, Dec. 7 from 3-8 p.m. The Facer Christmas Market will include an outdoor handmade market highlighting ...

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St. Helen hosting bazaar Saturday

A huge selection of unique crafts, gift ideas and Santa Claus himself will light up the St. Helen Church Christmas bazaar, Saturday, Nov. 23 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Vendors both new and many annual favourites will fill the Great Hal ...

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Candlelight tours at manor

Now that snow has arrived in Grimsby, things are starting to swing into the Christmas spirit at Nelles Manor. Tickets are now on sale for this year’s Candlelight Christmas Tours, which will be an enchanting evening at the manor ...

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Crafty elves ready to help

Take a trip to the North Pole without leaving Beamsville. From 12- 4 p.m. this Saturday, Nov. 23, help Santa’s elves make crafts, roast s’mores and even take a ride on the Polar Express during the Santa’s Workshop event. Par ...

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Plans take shape for Christmas in Grimsby

What could be better than a busy Friday downtown full of Christmas activity and fun? How about four busy Fridays? Grimsby’s Downtown Improvement Area Board is trying something new this year in planning four consecutive Fridays o ...

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Market shopping European style

By Lorraine Simpson The festive season is almost upon us, bringing the aroma of cinnamon spiced mulled wine, Christmas tunes and plenty of holiday spirit, and I can’t think of anything more festive than taking a European break t ...

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Rare photo from high above Niagara West

Flying reindeer? Oh my ... ...

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Mother Nature, Santa smile on Smithville

(L to R) Callan Tardif and Maelle Tardif, Alice Gartenburg, Ethan Tardif, Rebecca Tardif and Sarah Gartenburg used some hot chocolate, courtesy of Grimsby Kinsmen Club and Stanpac. ...

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Santa prepared for Smithville appearance

The 27th Annual Smithville Christmas in the Village Santa Claus Parade will take place on Saturday, Nov. 25 starting at 2 pm. This year’s theme is “The North Pole”. The parade begins at the Community Centre (arena) and proce ...

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