Issue 658 Volume 3 Number 158
It's Tuesday, November 29 2022 and we have barely thought about putting our annual gift guide together, so why not look at this one Ottawa-made items compiled by Legal Nomad Jodi.
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9 Cut-Your-Own Christmas Tree Experiences
🎄You can cut your own or purchase cut trees at Cedar Hill Christmas Tree Farm, which is open daily until December 24. They’ve also got a great selection of Christmas decor, ornaments, food, and gifts at the on site shop. 951 8th Concession South, Pakenham.
🎄McGowan’s Christmas Tree Farm in Kinburn is open Saturdays and Sundays for you to cut your own Balsam or White Spruce tree. They also sell ornaments, wreaths, and stands. 4611 Mohrs Road.
🎄Fallowfield Tree Farm is open daily 9:00am to 9:00pm until December 24. Weather permitting you can take a tractor or Clydesdale-drawn sleigh, and there is plenty for the littles to do to burn off their holiday energy. 6100 Fallowfield Rd, Stittsville.
🎄Open from Friday to Sunday, visit Thomas Tree Farm to cut your own Balsam, Spruce or Scotch Pine. Once you’ve conquered your tree, warm up by a fire pit with hot chocolate and cookies. 6421 McCordick Road.
🎄Hillcrest Tree Farm offers Balsam Fir, White Spruce, Norway Spruce and Scotch Pine trees to cut for your home. They also offer Fraser Fir or mixed-green wreaths that you can decorate yourself. 7357 Fourth Line Road, North Gower.
🎄Mageau’s Tree Farm offers pre-cut or cut your own Balsam Fir, Frasier Fir, and white Spruce trees. It’s open Monday to Saturday 9:00am to 7:00pm and Sundays 9:00am to 5:00pm at 4842 Anderson Road. Bring cash.
🎄Ians Christmas Adventure Park offers eight different varieties of Christmas tree, and they helpfully list the qualities of each on their website. They also offer movie nights, evening walks down Candy Cane Lane, decorations to buy, and more. 804 Richmond Road, Beckwith.
🎄Visit Laird’s Tree Farm for White and Blue Spruce trees and enjoy the fire pits after your hard work. Bring your own hand saw or borrow one on site. 2618 Manotick Station Road, Osgoode.
🎄Boisé Brabant is taking bookings for cut-your-own Christmas tree this year, and is open December 3, 4, 10 and 11 from 9:00am to 4:00pm. 721 Martel Road, Casselman, ON. If you wish to buy a pre-cut tree from Boisé Brabant, visit the owners’ home at 602 St-Isidore St in Casselman from December 3 to December 24, 8:00am to 8:00pm. Payment for the precut trees is by exact amount in cash.
We’re skipping Deals of the day in honour of Giving Tuesday. There are all sorts of worthy organizations that are looking for support today and every day, whether with monetary donations or volunteering.
🌟 When you make a donation to Parkdale Food Centre today, Canada Helps will match 1% of the total donations.
🌟 Inside Out festival’s fundraising initiative, Admit All, supports filmmakers, assists with accessibility at screenings and in films, and fosters outreach.
🌟 Donations made today at Plenty Canada will support youth programming such as Truth and Reconciliation Training.
🌟 Ottawa Therapy Dogs supplies dog and owner teams for calming visits to hospitals, libraries, and long-term care centres.
🌟 Rogers is matching donations made to the Boys and Girls Club of Ottawa today.
🌟 Support older people in Canada and around the world, with a donation to Help Age Canada.
🌟 Ottawa West Community Support/Service Communautaire d’Ottawa ouest is currently searching for volunteer drivers to take seniors to medical appointments.
🌟 You can make a financial donation today or on Sunday December 11 bring a new toy or gift card to the Centre Richelieu-Vanier for the Creating Christmas Magic/Créer la magic de Noël.
We'll see you tomorrow – Martha and Darren
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