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Christmastime

Go back to the current events calendar for complete details of events as they are confirmed.

Fruitcakes Are Coming!

Stay tuned for our annual sale of seasonal fruitcakes baked by our volunteers!

Cookie Decorating Workshop

NOVEMBER – Join master baker Monika Paradi for this hands-on workshop and learn to decorate Christmas cookies like a pro.

Toussaint

NOVEMBER – Danceweavers presents an evening of storytelling and Celtic music commemorating the traditions of northern France, from the days when people would gather around the hearth to share stories and songs to help pass through the dark time of the year after All Saints’ Day (Toussaint, November 1), when the spirits walk abroad.

Gingerbread House Workshop

NOVEMBER – Let master baker Monika Paradi guide you in making a gingerbread house to take home – for kids of all ages.

Stir-Up Sunday

NOVEMBER – Witness a working 19th-century commercial kitchen when the Inn’s team of Historic Cooks in period costume presents an afternoon of cooking demonstrations that focus on traditional Christmas treats like shortbread, fruitcake, mincemeat and Twelfth-Cake according to authentic historic recipes and using antique equipment on the date traditionally set aside for holiday baking. Samples while supplies last!

Jane Austen Christmas Supper

DECEMBER – York Regency Society presents a meal that could have been enjoyed by Jane Austen or the characters in her beloved books.

Holiday Wassail

DECEMBER – Toronto Island family trio Kith & Kin present their annual Holiday Wassail at Montgomery’s Inn, featuring medieval carols, rousing sing-alongs, and seasonal music from Appalachia, the British Isles and the shape-note tradition. Known for their haunting harmonies, they perform tunes from their CDs Yet Will I Be Merry and Cool of the Day, blending their voices with a small choir of local singers.

Carols in the Tavern

DECEMBER – Get into the spirit of the season, as you sing traditional carols and sip seasonal beverages in the historic tavern.

A Christmas Carol

DECEMBER – Enjoy this lively rendition of Dickens’s classic tale, performed by the Humber River Shakespeare Company.