Your guide to Christmas events in Hope

Photos with Santa, food drives and more

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and there are plenty of ways to make it even more wonderful in Hope.

Do you know of an event that’s not on this list?

Email the information to news@hopestandard.com, or call us at 604-869-4992.

Stuff the Cruiser RCMP food drive

Dec. 7, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Save-On Foods

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Holiday Classics Concert

Dec. 8, Grace Baptist Church, 7 p.m.

Hope Community Choir with other local musicians. Admission is by donation to a bursary given to a Hope Secondary School graduate in June 2020.

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Children’s Christmas Crafts

Dec. 14, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Children can join artist Pamela McBride at the Art Machine to make handmade pinecone angels. No cost, materials provided, and hot chocolate and cookies will be served.

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Letters to Santa

Dec. 14, 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Hope Library – Enjoy Christmas music and crafts with your little ones.

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Skate and Santa Photos

Dec. 14, 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.

Hope Recreation Centre

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22nd Annual Hope Towing Hay Ride

Dec. 14, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Wallace Street

They are accepting food bank items and cash donations. No pets, please.

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Community Christmas Dinner

Dec. 21, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Join the Eagles for a free dinner at their hall, 386 Fort Street.

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Torchlight Parade & Meet Santa

Dec. 24, 7:30 p.m.

Manning Park

Gather together to watch Santa and his elves skiing and boarding down the hill, all lit up with flares in a spectacular display.

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Ski with Santa at Manning Park

Dec. 25, all day

Keep your eyes open to see the jolly one around the mountain and the resort

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