Home front – November 29


Ring in the season with a Christmas experience featuring over 200 creche displays from around the world, along with peaceful seasonal music and beautiful Christmas artwork. Hot chocolate and light refreshments will be served. The free event runs nightly from Monday through Wednesday, from 6 to 8:30 p.m., as well as from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday. The event is sponsored by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and will be in the Kentwood church at 8 Keast Way, just off Taylor Drive and 77th Street. All are welcome.

Hear a local fiddler play songs in a variety of styles at the Red Deer Museum and Art Gallery on Sunday. Fiddling Around features Laurie Maetche, a Lacombe music teacher and fiddler, performing Scottish, Quebecois and Métis numbers at 2 p.m. The event is part of the museum’s Family Sundays series.

The Red Deer Museum and Art Gallery’s MAGnificent Saturdays program offers three opportunities to work with artists in December. Erin Boake hosts Pin it! Wearable art! this Saturday. Kaleb Romano hosts Watery Worlds on Dec. 8. And Carlene LaRue hosts Christmas tree trimmings on Dec. 15. All seminars run from 1 to 4 p.m. and materials needed are included with museum admission. MAGnificent Saturdays takes a break starting on Dec. 22 and returns Jan. 5.

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