Courtenay Museum hosts old-fashioned Christmas

You’re invited to celebrate the spirit of an old-fashioned community Christmas with the Courtenay and District Museum this Saturday.

You’re invited to celebrate the spirit of an old-fashioned community Christmas with the Courtenay and District Museum this Saturday.

Museum entry will be free to any family that brings a new or used, unwrapped toy or gift for Santa’s Workshop, or a donation for the Comox Valley Food Bank.

There will be a number of events throughout the day from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. including:

• Children can choose from several Christmas ornament crafts.

• Pat Trask will offer an informative and fun presentation about the origin of Christmas traditions at 2 p.m.

• Sweet treats and beverages will be available free of charge.

• Check out all the Christmas decorations and new museum exhibits.

• Enter to win door prizes.

• Reading of the ‘Twas The Night Before Christmas  to end the day at 3:30 p.m.

The festive celebration is the museum’s way of wishing everyone a wonderful holiday season.

For more details, call 250-334-0686 extension 5.

— Courtenay and District Museum