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Weekend see and do: Mayor's tree lighting, Christmas markets ...

Many holiday markets and events to attend in Guelph and Fergus
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Santa Claus waving at parade attendees in Fergus at a previous parade.

Saturday, Dec. 3

Guelph Farmer's Market

2 Gordon St.; 7 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Market selling local food and other fun products.

Eramosa River Trail Parkrun

Eramosa River Trail, 85 York Rd.; 9 - 10 a.m.
Free 5k run or jog through the Eramosa River Trail.

Three Willows Christmas Market

Three Willows United Church, 577 Willow Rd.; 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Vendors selling gifts, jewlery, and other Christmas related items.

Stuff an Emergency Vehicle 

Guelph Zehrs, 1045 Paisley Rd.; 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Collecting non-perishable food items for the Guelph Food Bank with off-duty police, paramedics and firefighters.

Church of the Apostles Christmas Tree Sale

Church of the Apostles, 86 Glasgow St. N.; 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Pick your Christmas tree for the holiday with money being fundraised for the Church of the Apostles.

Creative Spark Winter Market

Dublin Street United Church; 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Handmade gifts made by artisans. 

Fergus Santa Claus Parade

Fergus; 12:30 p.m.
Santa Claus will be along the parade route in Fergus.

Flag raising ceremony for UN International Day of Persons With Disabilities

Hosted by City of Guelph & Guelph Barrier Free Committee
Market Square; 12 p.m.
Transformative solutions for development is the theme of this year's UN ceremony.

Guelph Christmas Market

Evergreen Senior Centre, 683 Woolwich St.; 1 - 5 p.m.
Gift vendors for Christmas gifts.

Hometown Christmas Market

St. George's Square; 2 - 6 p.m.
Holiday gift vendors.

Santa Express Market

Presented by The Mom Market Collective Guelph and The Junction Businesses.
The Junction Guelph, 7 Edinburgh Rd. S.; 3 - 8 p.m.
Activities, Santa Claus and local vendors at the market.

Mayor's Tree Lighting 

Market Square, 1 Carden Street; 5:45 - 6:30 p.m.
Mayor Cam Guthrie will light the tree in Market Square.

Sunday, Dec. 4

Nordic Market

Sunset Villa Association, Puslinch; 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Fundraiser to raise money for the Sunset Villa Association. 

Greenbelt West Coalition Rally

Covered bridge and Boathouse parking lot; 11 a.m.
Rally to repeal Bill 23 to protect the Greenbelt.

Suzuki String School of Guelph: Celebrate!

River Run Centre, 35 Woolwich St.; 3 p.m.
Traditional Métis fiddling, tango, classical and folk songs with Alyssa and Danton Delbaere-Sawchuk of Oméigwessi. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for children.

A Carroll Baker Christmas

River Run Centre, 35 Woolwich St.; 7:45 - 11 p.m.
Carol Baker and the Baker Street Band will perform holiday music at the River Run Centre. Tickets are $49.00 for adults, $47.00 for seniors and, $29.00 folks under 30-years-old.