What’s on in the Bench: Nov. 27-Nov. 29

Here is what’s on for the weekend of Nov. 27- Nov. 29. Listed below are public events planned in Grimsby, Beamsville, Smithville, Jordan Station, Vineland and area.

Friday, Nov. 27

Grimsby Fantasy of Wreaths and Trees

Grimsby Rotary Club’s annual Fantasy of Trees event will kick off on Nov.27. This year the event will feature mainly wreaths that have been sponsored by local businesses. The wreaths and trees (there will be three trees) will be displayed in an online gallery and put up for auction. Residents can bid to win a wreath or tree while supporting their local Rotary Club. More information and tree gallery 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.

Rockstar Red Carpet Tasting at Flat Rock Cellars – Holiday-themed cocktails

One Saturday a month Flat Rock Cellars rolls out the red carpet for an exclusive seated tasting in its 360 Loft overlooking the estate vineyards, Lake Ontario and the distant Toronto skyline. The Nov. 28 event is holiday themed. It will feature wine-infused cocktails. Flat Rock Cellar’s resident Rockstar, Tate, will be crafting some tasty liquid treats using Flat Rock wines. 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.

Saturday, Nov. 28

Town of Lincoln Tim Horton’s Tree Lighing Drive Thru

Lincoln’s tree lighting this year will be a drive thru. Residents who register can pack the family in the car and enjoy lots of holiday fun. Visitors will get to visit with Santa and Ms.Claus from their car, pick up a cup of Tim Horton’s hot chocolate and a commemorative ornament (while supplies last). Participants must register in advance. For more information, 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.

Sunday, Nov. 29

Mulled Wine Workshop at London Born Wine Co.

Wine experts at London Born Wines will guide participants through a class on how to make your own mulled wine step by step.  After the class attendees will get a sample of the mulled wine and London Born Branded Mug and DIY kit to take home. More information is here.

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. More information is 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…

Thursday, Dec.3, 2020

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