Christmas market, concerts highlight weekend events in Burlington


Published November 12, 2021 at 4:22 pm

Despite the colder weather, there are still plenty of things for residents of Burlington to do as autumn turns to winter.

Port Nelson United Church is hosting its annual Mistletoe Mart on Saturday, Nov. 13, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The invite people to experience a true Christmas bazaar atmosphere with artisans, jewelry, knitting, sewing, baking, crafts, books, silent auction, collectibles and more!

If you play your cards right, you can get your Christmas shopping done without ever needing a mall, a big box store or an online delivery.

Port Nelson United Church is located at 3132 South Dr. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination is required and all safety protocols are being observed.

KooGle Theatre Company is presenting a live musical theatre revue show with songs from Broadway Shows such as Newsies, Mary Poppins, Come From Away, Waitress, Rent, Fiddler on the Roof, Les Miserables and many more.

Join Leslie and Christopher Gray and a stellar cast of local performers as they sing and dance on stage in Music Theatre International’s “All Together Now” – A Global Fundraiser Event Celebrating Local Theatre.

Tickets cost $30/person and shows are Friday, Nov. 12, at 8 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 13, at 2 and 8 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 14, at 2 p.m. at Theatre Burlington, 2311 New Street.

All covid protocols in place, including limited seating to ensure social distancing, masks required and proof of double vaccination for ages 12 and over. All cast, crew and front of house are double vaccinated.

For more information, or to purchase tickets, visit their website.

The Steven Page Trio is performing at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 13, at the Burlington Performing Arts Centre, 440 Locust St.

Steven Page’s distinctive and powerful voice is among the most instantly recognizable in popular music following his 20-year career with the Barenaked Ladies.

He is a member of the Canadian Music Hall of Fame and spent two decades touring the world and selling millions of albums with the band.

Since becoming a solo artist, Page has carved out a diversified niche for himself that extends beyond recording and performing through an extensive array of projects in music, film, theatre and television.

He has composed six Stratford Festival scores, has collaborated and toured North America with Toronto’s innovative Art of Time Ensemble and performs with his rock star pals as a member of the Trans-Canada Highwaymen.

For tickets, visit the BPAC website.

The the Burlington Cougars Jr A Hockey Club and the Burlington Professional Firefighters Association IAFF 1552 are teaming up to collect toys for The Salvation Army Burlington Family Services for this holiday season.

The drive is being held at Toys R US at 3051 Appleby Line from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The first 100 donations will receive a $2 Tim Hortons Card as a thank you from Tim Hortons.

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