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What's on this Month: December 2018


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Programs + Events | December 1, 2018

December has arrived, bringing with it snow, our Winter 2019 Idea Exchange Magazine, and tons of new programs for you to enjoy. This month, get in the holiday spirit with all of our festive programs – we’ve got something for everyone! Read on for some December highlights, and check out the monthly calendar for a full listing of events.

Tis the season for holiday concerts! Starting off on Sunday, December 2, enjoy Festive Flutes from 2:00 – 3:00pm at Queen’s Square and UnPlugged: A Holiday Concert by Cambridge Girls’ Choir from 3:30 – 4:30pm at the Old Post Office. Next up is UnPlugged: KW Guitar Orchestra on Sunday, December 9 from 2:00 – 3:00pm at Queen’s Square. You won’t want to miss Ukulele Jam Nights: Seasonal Favourites on Tuesday, December 11 from 7:00 – 7:30pm at both Preston and Queen’s Square, and Wednesday, December 12 from 7:00 – 7:30pm at Hespeler. Finally, join us for An Afternoon of Holiday Favourites with the Cambridge Conservatory of Music on Sunday, December 16 from 2:00 – 3:30pm at Queen’s Square. All music programs are free for all to attend.

We’ve got your Christmas shopping covered with the Etsy: Christmas Pop-Up. Etsy Waterloo Region is coming to Queen’s Square on Saturday, December 8 from 9:30am – 4:00pm. This intimate shopping experience will allow you to shop from over 35 local Etsy sellers who feature some of the highest quality in handmade items.

Carl the Elf on the Shelf has gone missing! Find him before time runs out at the Great Elf Escape Room. Register for this program at Preston on Saturday, December 8 from 2:00 – 4:00pm or Monday, December 10 from 6:00 – 8:00pm. Try this escape room alone or with a team (each team member must register separately; 6 people per session time).

Break out that fabulous ugly sweater and say cheese for our Ugly Sweater Photoshoot on Saturday, December 15 from 11:00am – 5:00pm at the Old Post Office. As if you needed an excuse to wear it a little more, we’re having Holiday Karaoke on Saturday, December 22 from 2:00 – 4:00pm at the Old Post Office! Show off your singing voice and spread some cheer as we sing along to holiday favourites.

Don’t forget: the Old Post Office Christmas Light Show has started! See it Thursday, Friday, and Saturday evenings until December 29 from 8:00 – 9:30pm at the Old Post Office. The show runs every 15 minutes; the 9:00pm and 9:15pm shows are without audio.

We’re looking forward to seeing you in December at Idea Exchange!