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A special thank you to the volunteers:Marie-José Duchesneau for the many hours "tinkering" with the new Festival of lights website ;Vilnis Epners for coordinating the refection of the nutcrackers;Claude & Janet Boulianne as well as our anonymous artist for the construction and decoration of the magnificent mailbox;Camlen's employee for helping out with the lights installation and the nutcrackers delivery;Jacques Lecours for the use of his garage;
as well as Kevin Barnes, Danielle Bombardier, Francine Brassard and Lynn Matthews for all their time given out freely to help realised this festival.
With the short days of November slowly bringing us towards the snows of December it's a good time to look at all of the events upcoming in December in the Knowlton area. So many visitors come to Knowlton during the holidays for the Festival of Lights, for the skating beside the Mill Pond, for the wonderful shopping in the boutiques of Knowlton and to experience the Victorian Christmas that Knowlton is famous for.
The village is nice in quiet once the snow starts to settle but there are plenty of things to do and see throughout the month of December both before and after Christmas.
Every sunday From 7 pm at Odd Fellows Hall, 476 Knowlton Rd. Information: (450)243-6778
Friday night social club
Fridays from October to May
From 8 pm at Odd Fellows Hall, 476 Knowlton Rd. Darts, cribbage, 500, refreshments ... $2 entrance fee. Welcome everyone! (450)243-6778
Festival of Lights
Until January 1st
Knowlton will sparkle under thousands of twinkling LED lights. Stay a while in the perfect after-ski region and enjoy a wonderful meal while savouring a glass of regional wine in one of our many restaurants. 1-877-242-2870, e-mail
“Noël dans nos campagnes”
Until January 4
Come and find out about activities and festivities offered by the municipalities and the existing animation in our art galleries and artists and artisans’ studios.
Skating Rink in Coldbrook Park in Knowlton
Come rediscover the joy of skating under a winter sky. 1-877-242-2870, e-mail
Santa Claus Parade
In the streets of Knowlton (Brome Lake) at 1 pm. Meet Santa after the parade. Presented by the Lion's Club. (450) 242-2491
The Brome Lake Santa Clause Parade
December 5 & 6
For each country style duck pie sold during this period, $2 will be given to the Knowlton Lions Club for their Christmas baskets. Brome Lake Ducks, 40 Center St., 450 242-3825
December 5th to Jan 4th
Knowlton Gallery Presents "The Art of Giving"
49 Victoria in Knowlton
The Knowlton Gallery offers high quality contemporary art and fine craft by established and emerging artists.
Come and see the remarkable Santas by Judy Mullins.
Pot-pourri choir in concert
At 3 pm. at Knowlton St-Paul’s Anglican Church. $10 450 263-5068
Club Optimist Christmas Brunch
From 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Salle de la Bonne Humeur, 7 Mill Rd. in Bondville. Santa Claus will come visit and the children will receive a gift. For children 10 years old and younger with and adult, brunch is free. 11 to 16 $5, adults $8. Welcome all! 450 243-0325
Christmas reception and musical presentation
Réception Canadian Club of the Yamaska Valley. Auberge West-Brome, 128 route 139. 450243-6524 [email protected]
Come do your Christmas shopping in our stores which stay open until midnight for the occasion. Animation and contest. Details to come. Caroling in the streets from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Horse sleigh from 8 to 11 p.m. Firepits from 7 to 11 p.m. Gift wrapping service from 7 to 10 p.m.
Knowlton Harmony Band concert
At Knowlton United Church. Details to come.
December Ice When the snow storms have passed and the sun peeks
out from over The Glen we can sometimes be treated to icicles forming on the fragile
fingers of the naked hedges along the fences and fields of Lac Brome. Delicate
patterns are created turning the frozen branches into what appears to be glistening
angel wings draped over the trees.
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Christmas carol service
Seasoned with readings, choir, chorals and singing at 3 p.m. at the Creek United Church. 450 243-6746
From 10 a.m. at the B.C.H.S. 130 Lakeside Rd. 450 243-6782
The world’s most beautiful voices
The Music Lovers' Club presents opera on the giant screen at the Centre Lac-Brome. Enjoy the opera in surround sound, and deepen your appreciation of the art through stories and commentary. All welcome! Starts at 6:30 pm. 3$ (450) 242-2020
At 7 p.m. Kick up your heels and dine and dance at the beautiful "Snow Ball". Delicious dinner catered by Virgo, music by the popular band "Jab Jab". Tickets $ 150 per person (tax receipt for $80.) Proceeds to Theatre Lac Brome. At Centre Lac-Brome, 270 Victoria St. 450-242-1395.
Enjoy the stylish renderings of pianist Yaakov Ludmer while dining, then dance the night away with a D.J. playing the best in music to keep your feet flying. From 6 p.m. Restaurant Le Relais, 286 Knowlton Rd. Reservations: 450-242-2232.
Polar Express / Boréal Express
French movie at 10 a.m. and English movie at 2 p.m. At Centre Lac-Brome, 270 Victoria. Only $2 per person! Popcorn or juice $1. 450242-2020
At 11:30 a.m. Menu: glass of wine, soup, meat pie, turkey, stuffing, potatoes, beets, homemade ketchup, dessert and tea or coffee. $20 taxes and service included. Door prizes and cozy ambiance! Tickets on sale at the restaurant. Welcome all! Resto O'sunrize, 1076 Knowlton Rd. in West-Brome, 450 263-5063
At 5 p.m. Menu: glass of wine, soup, meat pie, turkey, stuffing, potatoes, beets, homemade ketchup, dessert and tea or coffee. $20 taxes and service included. Door prizes and cozy ambiance! Tickets on sale at the restaurant. Welcome all! Resto O'sunrize, 1076 Knowlton Rd. in West-Brome, 450 263-5063
Festival of lights fireworks display
The winter sky over our snow covered village will explode with a spectacular fireworks display in Coldbrook Park at 6 pm. Come to Knowlton and experience the magic! In case of inclement weather, the event will be postponed to the following day. 1-877-242-2870, e-mail
As part of the month long Festival of Lights the village is planning their second annual winter fireworks display. The show is simply spectacular as the fireworks light up the village sky and sparkle over the ColdBrook Park. Last year's fireworks were a huge success and the streets were full of people who braved the chilly temperatures to see the show. It is rare to see fireworks so close to the village and it is really a fantastic show as the fireworks are set to music. Bring a chair and a thermos of eggnog!See Previous Winter Fireworks