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Christmas at the Causeway

Located In Municipality of the District Barrington
Where To Find Us
Barrington, NS
Areas Served Municipality of the District Barrington ; Shelburne County
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Contact Misty James, Recreation Director; Phone: 902-637-2015 ext 239; Email:
Alternate Contact Joel d'Entremont, Physical Activity Coordinator; Phone: 902-637-2015 ext 237; Email:
Mailing Address c/o Barrington Municipal Recreation 
PO Box 100 
27 Park Lane 
Barrington, NS B0W 1E0
Fax 902-637-2598
Description & Services
Come join us for the Municipality of Barrington’s annual Festival of Lights. 
10 days of activities planned to celebrate the Christmas season and kick off start of the commercial lobster fishery in southwestern Nova Scotia. 
The festivities begin with Turning on the Lights opening at the North East Point Gazebo, which includes lighting the lobster pot tree, an LED Christmas lights exchange where two sets of old incandescent holiday lights can be traded for one LED set, and a fireworks display. 
Other festivities include a Gingerbread House Contest, ERMES Craft Market, Barrington Chamber of Commerce Christmas Parade, Christmas House Tour, Kitchen Party, Christmas Tea for Seniors, Christmas Carol Concert, Reindeer Dash 2k and 5k fun runs and more!  
Don't miss the main event when Santa Claus comes to town! 
For more information please contact the recreation department.
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Tags Festivals/Events ; Recreation Categories ; South Shore Connect