This is our annual Merchants’ Christmas Festival weekend. You won’t
want to miss any of this ! Scroll down and plan your weekend now.
Best Thanksgiving wishes to our American friends.
Saturday there is the Witches Mystical Fair at the Chester Legion from
10:00 am to 5:00 pm. Free Admission! Featuring: Intuitive Readings,
Unique Gifts, Organic and Holistic Products and Services and so much
more…Witchin’ kitchen available for lunch. For more info contact the
This is our 14th annual Gingerbread house competition and display.
This year's theme is "A Magical Maritime Christmas." You may view these delicate gems at the Chester Art Centre. While you're there make a bid on one of the mini paintings up for auction. They are all fabulous !
the Lordly House Museum at 133 Central Street this weekend from 12 noon
- 6 pm. Adults $10, Children 12 & under are free. The Chester
Heritage Society has decorated for Christmas circa 1922 Downton Abbey
style of the roaring twenties. View decor of the era 100 years ago:
learn how decorations were made; bring your favourite ornament to “Show
& Tell” your Christmas story; dress/attire of the “flapper” era
optional; cookies & warm cider will be served.
Sandy Morash is personally inviting you to join her and her elves
at the Chester Yacht Club this Saturday for her annual FUN d -raiser for
those in need.
can...and you KNOW you can, whip up a batch of 13 (1 for the judges, 12
for the auction) and bring them on down to the Chester Yacht Club, this
Saturday between 10am- 12 noon. The food bank and the Shoreham Village
Seniors will be forever thankful.
Judging will be at 1pm, winners announced at 2pm and the auction at 3pm.
will be some beautiful rope baskets and so much more at the Chester
Farmers' and Artisan Christmas Market on Sunday at the Chester Area
Middle School from 9am-1pm. Plan for a great morning of local shopping.
The full list of vendors is now up on their website.
This year is our 4th Annual Christmas Pet Parade.
Come one, come all. See the BIG and the small !
The parade is open to all pets: dogs, cats, bunnies and pigs - come on down ! Why not bring along the family gerbil?
No registration is required. Please note all pets must be on a
leash upon arrival and stay so throughout all Chester Village Christmas
Chester isn't the only village having Christmas celebrations this weekend.
The entire South Shore in the spirit ! Make an entire weekend of it.
Looking ahead to the next few weeks, here is what we have in store for you in our little hamlet.
The Chester Drama Society presents their Christmas show "Ghosts of
CDS Plays Past" on December 2nd and 3rd, 7pm, at St. Stephen's community
hall at 54 Regent Street Chester. The show is a new version of clips
of plays from 1988 to the present, plus live comedy. Admission is "pay
what you can".
50 % of the profits will go to the food bank.
cordially invited to the Chester Brass Band’s “Sounds of Christmas” gala
at 7 pm Sunday, December 4th. It will be a concert with a sing along at
the St Stephen’s Church at 60 Regent Street. Admission is a free will
donation to support the band hall upgrade.
Last Monday's weather:
We are now firmly parked in the middle flu and cold season. Women just soldier on, while the men ... well, men, they get a MAN cold.
The Captain’s House Gallery
at 33 Central Street is hosting the "Celebration of Trees" fundraiser
to benefit the Chester Lighthouse Food Bank on November 25th - 27th from
Friday, 5pm - 7pm the gallery is open with viewing and bidding. Vote for People's Choice best tree.
On Saturday from 10am - 4pm the gallery is hosting a group show of
hooked rugs, rust sculpture, painted floor cloths, art dolls, photography, oil and acrylic paintings.
Sunday from 2pm - 4pm is the Sparkle Event with Tanner & Co
product tasting and Christmas treats. At 4pm Santa will announce the
People's Choice Award for Best Tree and Winning Bidders of the Christmas