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Cooler Weather Brings Big Culture to Mississauga

Nov 25, 2013

Chilly weather won't stop the fall and winter fun in Mississauga. The holiday spirit is alive and well in the city this season.

 

"Culture is thriving in Mississauga all year long and the fall and winter months are no exception," said Susan Burt, director, Culture Division. "We have Santa, comedy sketch shows, traditional carolling and seasonal music. Get in the spirit in Mississauga this holiday season."

 

Fall/Winter Fun Activities

 

Pet Photos with Santa Claus


What: Bring your animal friend to visit Santa at the Log Cabin on Pet Photo Day

When: Saturday November 30, from noon to 4 p.m.

Where: Log Cabin at Bradley Museum, 1620 Orr Road

Cost: Professional 5 x 7 photos $15 each or two for $25. Pets with a valid City of Mississauga Pet License receive a $5 discount

Details: Presented by the Friends of the Museums of Mississauga and Mississauga Animal Services. For more information, visit www.museumsofmississauga.com

Family Photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus


What: Have your family photo taken with Santa and Mrs. Claus. Children can bring their letters to Santa and enjoy refreshments and crafts in the seasonal tea room in the Anchorage

When: Sunday December 1, from noon to 4 p.m.

Where: Log Cabin at Bradley Museum, 1620 Orr Road

Cost: Professional 5 x 7 photos $15 each or two for $25

Details: Presented by the Friends of the Museums of Mississauga. For more information, visit www.museumsofmississauga.com

The Second City’s 'Miracle on Mercer St.'


What: Live action family friendly comedy sketches

When: Sunday December 1 at 2 p.m.

Where: Meadowvale Theatre, 6315 Montevideo Road

Cost: Tickets $12 to $17

Details: This holiday production features a mixture of original songs, puppetry and The Second City’s legendary live action comedy sketches for the whole family. There will be a free Q&A with the cast after the show. For more information, visit www.MTix.ca or call the Box Office at 905-615-4720.

 

Home for the Holidays at the Museums of Mississauga


What: Seasonal activities at the Museums of Mississauga

When: Sunday December 8, from noon to 4 p.m.

Where: Activities taking place at different Museums of Mississauga sites are listed below.

Cost: Free Admission. Donations of non-perishable food items will be collected for the local community food bank

Details: For more information, visit www.museumsofmississauga.com


Bradley Museum, 1620 Orr Road

·         Visit with Santa Claus

·         Historic tours, cooking and crafts

·          ‘Cherished & Chosen’ exhibit in the Anchorage

·         Refreshments in the seasonal tea room

·         Slovak Museum displays and interactive activities in the Log Cabin

 

Benares Historic House, 1507 Clarkson Road North

·         Visit with Santa Claus

·         Traditional carolling alongside the player piano

·         Historic tours, cooking and crafts

·         'Our Apple Growing Past' exhibit in the Visitor Centre

·         Gift shop open with unique Christmas items

·         Horse and wagon rides

 

Leslie Log House, 4415 Mississauga Road

·         Tours and children’s crafts

·         Family scavenger hunt

·         Seasonal refreshments including apple cider and gingerbread cookies

·         Seasonal exhibit display by the Streetsville Historical Society

 

The Nathaniel Dett Chorale An Indigo Christmas...Nguzo Saba

 

What: An Indigo Christmas...Nguzo Saba celebrates a variety of seasonal music that beautifully blends classical, gospel and jazz.

When: Saturday December 14 at 8 p.m.

Where: Meadowvale Theatre, 6315 Montevideo Road

Cost: Tickets $27 to $31

Details: The Nathaniel Dett Chorale is Canada’s first professional choral group dedicated to Afrocentric music of all styles. For more information, visit www.MTix.ca or call the Box Office at 905-615-4720

 

Family Fun Day

 

What: Lots of fun activities to explore.

When: Thursday January 2, from noon to 4 p.m.

Where: Meadowvale Theatre, 6315 Montevideo Road

Cost: Adult: $6.00, Child: $4.00, Under 2 years: Free, Family Pass: $15.00 (Tax Included)

Details: Watch classic Mickey Mouse movies, draw on real film, create amazing arts and crafts, listen to exciting stories and more. For more information, visit www.MTix.ca or call the Box Office at 905-615-4720

 

 

More Information

 

For additional details on the fall and winter activities listed above, visit the Culture Division webpage.

 

 

As Canada's sixth largest city, Mississauga is home to 741,000 residents and more than 54,000 businesses, including more than 60 Fortune 500 companies with Canadian head offices or major divisional head offices. A diverse, progressive and award-winning municipality located on the shores of Lake Ontario in the heart of the Greater Toronto Area, Mississauga is "Leading Today for Tomorrow" by focusing on delivering services, implementing its Strategic Plan, delivering value for money and maintaining infrastructure.

 

                                                  

Media Contact:                                                        

Lindsay Noronha

Communications Advisor, Community Services

City of Mississauga                                                   

905-615-3200 ext. 5053                                             

Lindsay.noronha@mississauga.ca

TTY: 905-896-5151






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