Tag: holidays

  • Hobgoblin Creatures Prance About Lunenburg at Christmas

    Hobgoblin Creatures Prance About Lunenburg at Christmas

    Belsnickling, a pagan tradition brought over by the Germans, is similar to mummering in Newfoundland. If you were lucky, belsnickels would visit town sometime between Christmas and Old Year’s Night and bring festive spirit into your home.

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  • Do Not Add to Cart: Five Ways to Have a Holly Jolly (Less Capitalist) Holiday

    Do Not Add to Cart: Five Ways to Have a Holly Jolly (Less Capitalist) Holiday

    I had a tea towel hanging off the stove for years that read “Forget the Dishes.” Why was I so attached to this piece of fabric? Because my dear friend embroidered it for me.

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  • Gettin’ Twiggy With It: Twig The Elf a New Ross Christmas Sensation

    Gettin’ Twiggy With It: Twig The Elf a New Ross Christmas Sensation

    During a torrential downpour and 80 kilometre an hour winds over the final Saturday in November, about a dozen New Rossers celebrated the opening of Twig The Elf’s Chalet.

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  • South Shore Gift Guide

    South Shore Gift Guide

    (Illustration: Onya Hogan-Finlay) To avoid the more consumerist nature of the holiday season, you and your loved ones might forgo gift giving, give upcycled gifts, or gift experiences instead of […]

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  • Local Holiday Markets Give Back to Community

    Local Holiday Markets Give Back to Community

    For some, the holiday season brings fond thoughts of hot chocolate on chilly days. For others, the season heralds being subjected to the intense anxiety of buying the perfect gifts for your loved ones. If you belong to the second group, then you have no reason to worry – Lunenburg County is about to become the…

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