Walkerville Holiday Walk 2012 Nov. 16 & 17, 2012
Posted November 14, 2012 @ 11:30PM
The Walkerville BIA hosts the Walkerville Holiday Walk 2012 Nov. 16 & 17, 2012. (Friday, 4 pm to 9 pm and Saturday from 11am to 5pm )
Stroll through the businesses and shops of beautiful historic Walkerville and enjoy discounts, treats and a variety of special events! Pick up your postcard, collect stamps from participating stores and enter to win one of 3 prizes - $250, $150 or $100 in Walkerville dollars! Friday The Rotary Club of Windsor-Walkerville - 4pm to 9pm - bring your gently used coats, winter wear and blankets to Biblioasis and they will be delivered to the St. Vincent de Paul location in Walkerville Handmade in Windsor - 5pm to 9pm - over 30 high quality craft vendors will be selling their unique gifts at The Walkerville Brewery The Masquerade Carollers - 6pm to 8pm - strolling carollers in vintage attire will be spreading their vocal cheer The Stilt Guys - 6pm to 8pm - everyone's favourite tall boys dressed in holiday costume Santa at Ten Thousand Villages - 6pm to 8pm Storefront Decorating Contest - to be judge by local celebrities Saturday Walkerville Collegiate - 11am to 5pm - students will be selling their signature swag, t-shirts, sweatshirts, etc. at Refine Fitness Studio The Rotary Club of Windsor-Walkerville - 11am to 5pm - bring your gently used coats, winter wear and blankets to Biblioasis and they will deliver them to the St. Vincent de Paul location in Walkerville Handmade in Windsor - 11am to 5pm - over 30 high quality craft vendors will be selling their unique gifts at The Walkerville Brewery Santa at Ten Thousand Villages - 12pm - 3pm The Walkerville Collegiate Carollers and Face Painters - 12pm to 3pm - students from the music, arts and theatre departments will be carolling through streets and leaving their artistic mark on the smiling faces of visitors young and old Magical History Tour - 12pm to 4pm - Sponsored by Blackburn Radio Group and hosted by local historian Chris Edwards. Enjoy a ride in a vintage trolley car while learning about the past of some of Walkerville's historic buildings. The tour will end at Blackburn Radio where you can record a holiday greeting for your family and friends to be aired on the radio free of charge Horse & Carriage Rides - 1pm to 4pm - cuddle up and turn back time with a ride through the beautiful residential area of historic Walkerville Storefront Decorating Contest - to be judge by local celebrities Walkerville is proud to welcome 11 new businesses in 2012 & 2 more opening soon! Come see what’s new – take home wonderful holiday memories! The Walkerville BIA wants to thank their sponsors – Vito’s Pizzeria, Walkermole, The Gourmet Emporium, O’Maggio’s Kildare House, RBC Financial, Verhaegan Land Surveyors, Blackburn Radio Group and CIBC Devonshire Rd. Visit www.walkervilledistrict.com for more information.
by Alan Halberstadt www.alanhalberstadt.com