‘Twas the Night Before celebrations in downtown Courtenay this weekend

  • Wed Dec 17th, 2014 10:00am
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Get into the spirit of the season in the heart of Courtenay Dec. 19-20 with ‘Twas the Night Before celebrations throughout the downtown core.

Whether you’re looking for last minute gifts, stocking stuffers, tasty treats or time with family and friends, downtown Courtenay is the perfect destination this weekend. Shoppers can take in Christmas carols and choirs, live music events, street performers and opportunities to connect with local charities, in addition to seeking out the perfect gifts.

On Friday and Saturday from noon to 5 p.m. Duncan Avenue is host to Elevate Hearts – Giving Bazaar featuring a dozen local social justice and environmental charities selling crafts and gifts at 505 Duncan Ave. The Comox Valley Art Gallery has incredible original gifts from local artists and artisans.

The Zocalo Cafe and Billy D’s offer live entertainment both evenings.

Saturday the streets will be alive with music and merriment all afternoon. Stop by Mudsharks Plaza where Motif Music plays from 11-2 and Joey Clarkson from 2-4. Gather round the campfire and join in for some tunes.

Explore the streets for more music including Celebration Singers at noon at the Sid Plaza, and pop up performances from a rich variety of choirs, musicians and artists.

To find out more about Downtown Courtenay visit www.downtowncourtenay.com.