AROUND THE FIREPLACE HOLIDAY TRADITIONS
Once again, the Château Ramezay will be offering a host of family activities during the festive season. Bring your relatives, and re-acquaint yourself with old-fashioned holiday traditions, thanks to our entertaining exhibits and fun activities! Stock up on anecdotes and memories you can share with family and friends!
Activities include hanging a Christmas stocking which Santa will fill and your child can come back in the New Year to see what surprise was left for him/her. A baking workshop to underline the importance of bread during the Holiday season. To see how it was made, young and old are invited to try their hand at making, baking and tasting some colonial-style, sweet bread. All ages. Bilingual.
When: Dates vary according to the activity. Please consult the link below.
Where: Chateau Ramezay, 280 Notre Dame St. E., Montreal.
Cost: Entrance fees apply (Adults $11, students $8.75, children ages 5-17 $5.75, family of 4 $26.50)
THE ECOMUSEUM’S HOLIDAY MAGIC
Setting out to discover wildlife larger than life in an enchanting winter wonderland, the perfect activity to highlight the holidays with family and friends! The Ecomuseum promises exciting programming for the Holiday season. Each day between 10:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. visitors are invited to observe the reactions of our animal ambassadors as they receive a special gift from the Ecomuseum Zoo elves. Delicious snacks for the zoo animals will most certainly be on the festive menu!
When: December 23rd 2017 to January 7th 2018 10:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m
Where: Zoo Ecomuseum 21125 chemin Sainte-Marie
Cost: Check website for details http://www.zooecomuseum.ca/en/admission/
DAY TRIP! SANTA’S VILLAGE
Take a trip to Santa’s Village for a day of outdoor fun in the playground and enjoy the petting zoo. Lots of fun activities await such as a ride on the mini-train, tubing, skating on the rink, a zip-cord ride, and a visit to one of the many specially themed cabins, one of which hosts jolly old Saint-Nick waiting to have his picture taken with your little one.
When: Daily from December 16 to Jan. 7 (closed Dec. 25). 10 a.m. to 5 p.m
Where: Village du Pere Noel, 987 Morin St., Val David. All ages. Bilingual.
Cost: $18 for ages 2-65, seniors $16, free for children under 2
ART WORKSHOP: LIGHT PLEASE
The candlestick used to be an important object to move around in the dark. Come create your candlestick so that you can move freely in the night. All needed supply will be provided by the Museum. Ages 5 and up. Reservations required.
When: Dec. 16, 17, 23 & 30 2 p.m. to 3 p.m
Where: Le Musée des Maitres et Artisans du Québec, 615 Ste. Croix Ave, Montreal.
Cost: $14 per family (2 adults, 2 children)
CHRISTMAS FOR THE ANIMALS AT THE BIODOME
The keepers have some special surprises for the animals this Christmas! Designed especially for their enjoyment and to keep them on their toes, just like in the wild! See how the mammals, birds and fish try every trick in the book to open their gifts. What’s inside? Their favourite food! All ages.
When: December 26 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m
Where: Biodôme, 4777 Pierre De Coubertin, Montreal
Cost: Adults $15.75, children 5-17 $8, children 4 & under free (Quebec residents pricing).