What’s on in the Bench: Nov. 20-Nov. 22

Here is what’s on for the weekend of Nov. 20- Nov. 22. Listed below are public events planned in Grimsby, Beamsville, Smithville, Jordan Station, Vineland and area.

Friday, Nov. 20

Christmas gnome workshops hosted by Vintage 1 Drive

Participants will make their own traditional Christmas gnome decoration. This event will be led by Melissa Littler of 1 Vintage Drive. Nisse, or Christmas gnomes, are a traditional folkloric decoration from Scandinavia. For more information and to register click here.

Christmas workshops at The Watering Can

Attend a Christmas workshop at The Watering Can to make a Christmas urn, wreath, or table arrangement for the holidays. To follow safety guidelines, The Watering Can will not be selling invdividual tickets. Instead tables can be reserved. Table size starts at 1 person and up. To visit the workshops offered and book visit The Watering Can workshops page here.

Wine and Culinary Experience with Renato at 13th Street Winery

Join 13th Street’s Renato for an outdoor wine and culinary experience featuring cold-smoked and cured culinary treats prepared by Chef Josh paired perfectly with wine. Enjoy a flight of three wines paired with three delicious bites as Renato leads you through this interactive tasting experience. More info here.

Saturday, Nov. 21

Red Cross babysitters training course

The Red Cross course for kids ages 11-14 covers the responsibilities of a babysitter, safety tips for children of all ages, basic childcare skills and what to do in an emergency. All participants receive a manual and certificate upon completion. They must register in advance online and in-person. More info here.

Christmas workshops at The Watering Can

Attend a Christmas workshop at The Watering Can to make a Christmas urn, wreath, or table arrangement for the holidays. To follow safety guidelines, The Watering Can will not be selling invdividual tickets. Instead tables can be reserved. Table size starts at 1 person and up. To visit the workshops offered and book visit The Watering Can workshops page here.

Sunday, Nov. 22

Wainfleet Christmas Vendor Market

This Christmas support small businesses and buy local. Wainfleet Farmers Market vendors and other local vendors with their crafts, home decor, gifts and food will be at the Pavilion behind the Wainfleet Arena on Sunday Nov 15, Nov 22, Nov 29 & Dec 6th from 11 am until 4 pm.

Santa’s Workshop at Lincoln Museum and Cultural Centre

Families can partake in a day of holiday fun at the Town of Lincoln Museum and Cultural Centre. Santa’s workshop will be there and participants will make Christmas crafts. Families can pre-register for one craft or all three. Parent attendence is required. *Note: Santa will not be in attendance this year. More info here.

Christmas workshops at The Watering Can

Attend a Christmas workshop at The Watering Can to make a Christmas urn, wreath, or table arrangement for the holidays. To follow safety guidelines, The Watering Can will not be selling invdividual tickets. Instead tables can be reserved. Table size starts at 1 person and up. To visit the workshops offered and book visit The Watering Can workshops page here.

Events running all weekend

Go public skating in Grimsby or Lincoln or Pelham

Public skating is happening this year but with some Covid-19 restrictions in place. Learn more by visiting the websites for the Town of Lincoln or the Town of Grimsby or Pelham.

Visit Bench Brewing Company’s Christmas Market

Bench Brewing has created its first winter market that features local vendors. It is located at the brewery at 3991 King Street in Beamsville. Visitors can enjoy seasonal beers, a special menu from the Bench kitchen, and even sit at a bonfire pit. Bonfire areas are $15/hr to rent and they are first come first serve. Each bonfire is limited to 6 guests. Regular table seatings are also available. For more information visit Bench Brewing’s main site and follow them on social media.

Howells Family Farm Christmas

Howells Family Farm is well-known in West Niagara for its pumpkinfest but this year its hosting Christmas at Howells. Guests will enjoy a festive outdoor experience with beautiful photo ops, delicious drinks and favorite comfort foods. Bonfire pits can also be rented for 2 hours for small groups. More info here.

Start planning for next weekend…

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