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    As snow gently fell onto the Village, visitors gathered around the campfire for some hot chocolate. (Photo by Patricia Leboeuf, Petawawa Post)

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    Inside the schoolhouse, the children could exercise their penmanship skills by creating Christmas cards. Rory Carleton, 3, works on a masterpiece. (Photo by Patricia Leboeuf, Petawawa Post)

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    In the newly installed pioneer church, different choirs and musicians were invited to perform including the Lutheran Church Choir. (Photo by Patricia Leboeuf, Petawawa Post)

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    Patrick Simpson helps his son Kaleb personalize a gingerbread cookie. (Photo by Patricia Leboeuf, Petawawa Post)

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    Nate Behnke, 2 ½, happily ate his own cookie once it was decorated. (Photo by Patricia Leboeuf, Petawawa Post)

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    Eden Verch, Emery Verch and Assunta Minichilli sit atop of one of the old tractors. (Photo by Patricia Leboeuf, Petawawa Post)

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    Santa Claus popped in to the Village to visit with all the boys and girls. (Photo by Patricia Leboeuf, Petawawa Post)


 

 


Christmas at Petawawa Heritage Village

By: Patricia Leboeuf

Posted on Thursday, January 11, 2018


The warmth of Christmas was evident at the Petawawa Heritage Village. On Dec. 10, the Village ushered in the spirit of the holidays and visitors could enjoy hot chocolate, Christmas carols, decorating gingerbread cookies, making Christmas cards, visiting with Santa, displays of lights and more. The event was the perfect time for people to explore everything the Village has to offer.