Step into a Christmas card from the past at the Christmas Nights Tour at Greenfield Village. Sponsored by the YMCA, This popular holiday trip includes bus transportation, and the Christmas Nights Tour at Greenfield Village with holiday shops, candlelit paths, horse drawn carriage and Model-T rides and much more. The Tour will leave the Super K Parking Lot at 5 p.m. on Saturday December 14 – $44 includes transportation and admission Call the Y today at 987-6400
The city council is asking citizens of Port Huron, along with local groups, service clubs and churches to submit names of people they feel are deserving of the “Spirit of Port Huron” award. The program that is held in March is looking for nominees for the awards in 8 categories, including – brotherhood, civic, cultural, economic progress, good neighbor, heroism, lifetime achievement and youth service. Nominations must be received by December 31 and should be mailed to Office of the Mayor at 100 McMorran Blvd. indicating the category for which they are being nominated and a description of activities that support the nomination.
The public is invited to the grand opening of the second Hunter Hospitality House at 2509 10th Street, Port Huron. An open house will be held on Saturday, December 7, 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., with a ribbon cutting at 10:30 a.m. conducted by the Blue Water Area Chamber of Commerce ambassadors.
The thirteen year old KidSAKE Foundation will hold an open house, first-year anniversary celebration of Art For Good, 331 Huron Ave., Port Huron, from 3pm to 7pm on Saturday, December 7th. The public is invited to the free evening, which includes live art, music, specials on fair trade goods and stocking stuffers, art supplies, art and more
Saturday, December 7, 1:00 pm - “Great Lakes Tear Maps” will be presented by Professor Al Lewandowski a geographer, Great Lakes educator and enthusiast as well as a teacher/consultant with the Michigan Geographic Alliance. This program will explore the gathering of weather systems over the Great Lakes that combined to create the Great Storm of 1913. Learners of all ages will enjoy exploring the powerful and destructive interaction of natural and human systems sharing the Great Lakes basin, both then and now.
St. Clair County Community College’s theatre discipline, the SC4 Players, will present F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby in the college’s Fine Arts Theatre. Performances will be at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 5; 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6; 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7; and 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8. Recommended for mature audiences only. Tickets are $5 for seniors age 60 and older, $7 for adults, and free for SC4 students with a Skippers OneCard as available at the door. Tickets are available at the door or by calling (810) 989-5513 between 8:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. weekdays.
If you are looking for a Christmas parade, the Sarnia Lambton Area has a host of Santa Clause parades in a variety of locations on Saturday, December 7 – there is The Thedford Santa Parade he parade begins at Rumford Canary Line and travels down Main Street to the fire hall at 6:30 p.m.- there is one throughout downtown Waterford, beginning at 10:00 a.m. The Watford 1st Scouts will be collecting donations for the food bank during the parade, people are encourage to bring dried and canned good along with them. another in Alvinston at 5:00 p.m. - Floats and Santa. Prizes for best floats different categories!- one in Petrolia at 2:00 p.m.the parade travels along Petrolia Street. Marching bands, floats, visit Santa after the Parade at Oil Heritage District Community Centre. The Lambton Central-Petrolia Optimist Club and the OHDCC on Tank Street are hosting the Visit Santa at the Centre. There will be treat bags for the kids andand of course there is the Sarnia Kinsmen Christmas Parade of Lights beginning at 6:00 p.m. Annual parade of lights, marching bands, clowns & Santa! Over 60 floats, 8 marching bands with 100-150 marching members. The parade will begin at the Corner Christina & Exmouth St., south on Christina to Wellington Streets. The Sarnia Christian School’s Students will again be accepting canned goods and cash donations during the parade for The Inn of the Good Shepherd.