On 5 and 6 November next will be the 5th edition of the Christmas Market in downtown St. George. The event, organized by district City Centre, will be held on 1st Avenue near Main Market.
At the end of the festive week, the entire population of the Beauce and surrounding areas is invited to discover the many kiosks that will offer artisan products and local producers.
The celebration will begin Saturday, December 5th at 9 am while be held on 1st Avenue Santas a race and goblins. Note that the 2 km journey will be secure and therefore, traffic will be diverted for the occasion. At the event, participants under 12 years old will be invited to dress up in elf and the other in Santa. The ticket cost is $ 2 per person. Of this amount, $ 1 will be delivered to the Inner Wheel Club to support children in need. Place Office will provide first 300 enrolled aged 3 to 12 years Bricktek a building set. Registration for the activity currently in place Chronocite.
11 am to 16 pm, the sleigh rides on the 1 st Avenue will be offered free to the public during the day. The departure will take place in the Main Market parking.
On Saturday, December 5th at 10 am and 6 December to 14 h 30, a workroom will be offered free to children at Librairie Select. The collective work performed by them will be given to seniors in the Lordship of Jasmin.
In addition, at 11 h and 13 h 30 Saturday, December 5 will be held on children’s show “The big golden book Santa Claus” presented by the magic Baluchon. The free show will be presented on stage at the Grand Exchange.
William Duval, singer-songwriter, has meanwhile made a show of compositions and known pieces on the outdoor stage of the Grand Market Saturday, December 5 from 15 pm. The performance will be offered free to the public.
On December 5, from 17 am to 19 pm, will take place opening of the exhibition “NGL” Artists and Artisans Bistro de Beauce Main Market. During the two days of festivities, the works will be exhibited simultaneously at the Main Market Bistro, at the Librairie Sélect and the dining Good Shepherd Mary Fitzbach Cultural Centre. The exhibition will continue until February 14, 2016.
Also on December 5, the outdoor stage will host the Big Market from 18 am an improvisation game Dandelions the Cégep Beauce-Appalaches. The activity is open to all and is free. A campfire will take place in the parking lot. Hot dogs, marshmallows, chocolates and hot drinks will be sold on site.
10 am to 18 pm, the characters in the area of Frima Woodooliparc will be there with none other than Santa Claus. It is also possible to experience the film reel, a total immersion experience in a 5D cinema environment. The activity cost is $ 5 per person.
At 19: 30 pm in the evening of Saturday, the Lovers of the scene presented on stage at the Grand Market Group “De Temps Antan” which has won the Félix for the traditional genre album of 2014. The representation is free.
Contest: A giant down filled with gifts
In addition to the events organized as part of the Christmas market, a majority of traders of the 1st deposit Avenue in a low giant that will be drawn on December 24, although several gifts to decorate the Christmas tree or the winner .
“We have not set a value as such. However, we can say that already confirmed in gifts was for example a bicycle that will be offered by Chronocité, a hockey stick about $ 125 offered by Hockey Zone, or a family ski passes Ski Centre Saint-Georges. The idea is to make a low intergenerational Christmas, “said Harold Gilbert, organizing committee member District Downtown.
Participation Tickets, available at a cost of $ 2 will go on sale December 5th in a few shops in the 1st Avenue. Of this amount, $ 1 will be delivered to the Inner Wheel Club for children in need.