If you’re reading this, it means you survived Black Friday. And hopefully you’ve enjoyed a great Thanksgiving week with family and friends in Canyon Lake. The holidays are officially here and that means lots of great activities as we wrap up November and head into December and January. Here’s a brief guide to upcoming festivities.
Nov 30th, 1:00pm – Small Business Saturday at Canyon Lake Towne Center | Part of a national push to keep holiday dollars local and support small business, the event starts at the Towne Center at 1:00pm tomorrow. Swing by and see if you can fill a few items on your list with local businesses.
Dec 1st, 11:00am – Holiday Home Tour | See how a few of your fellow Canyon Lakers decorate for the holidays on this special tour of five homes. Swing by the lodge early for a Holiday Boutique and a chance to win holiday decorations. Cost of the tour is $15.
Dec 5th, 7:00pm – Gary Bonner Concert | Once again this year the Gary Bonner Singers are going to entertain Canyon Lakers with a variety of holiday music at The Lodge at 7:00pm. Get your tickets at the Canyon Lake POA offices before Thursday. Tickets are $25.
Dec 8th, 5:00pm – Tree Lighting | Come spread the holiday cheer at The Lodge starting at 5:00 and hang around for Mr. & Mrs. Claus. Please bring a few cans of food to help out the Junior Women’s Club Food Drive.
Dec 13th, Evening – Golf Cart Club Toy Drive | After a successful event last year, this year’s parade and toy drive is expected to be even better with oodles and oodles of toys for children in need.
Dec 14th, 9:00am – Breakfast with Santa | His sleigh isn’t ready yet, but his Mastercraft is! So join him at the Ski Club Pavillion as he skis in for photos with the kids. Pancakes will be served!
Dec 14th, 3:00pm – Choraleers Christmas Concert | The Canyon Lake Choraleers will be getting everyone in the spirit with their annual concert. Tickets are $8.
Dec 14th, 5:00pm – Boat Parade of Lights | Grab a thermos full of hot chocolate or warm toddies and find a spot along the shore or one of our many beaches to watch this fun annual event on the lake. Every year it gets a little bigger and the boats get more creative. Expect to see some old favorites and some new entries.
Dec 22nd, 10:00am – Brunch with Santa | He really gets around and on Sunday he’ll be joining the community at The Lighthouse Restaurant for brunch. Another great opportunities to get photos with Santa and enjoy a great meal at the same time. Free for kids under 7 and only $11.95 for kids 8-12.
Dec 31st – New Years Eve Party | They’ll be ringing in 2014 at The Lodge as is customary with dinner, drinks and of course champagne. There will also be festivities at the senior center.
Jan 1st, 11:00am – New Years Brunch | Crawl back to The Lighthouse restaurant for this special brunch to celebrate the new year. $19.95 if you go to the New Year’s Eve Ball.
January 4th – Polar Bear Ski Day | This event separates the boys from the men, the girls from the women or the sane from the crazy. Come out and take a run in your Bermudas if you dare. As a consolation, there will be a fire and hot cocoa, and you’ll have bragging rights… when your teeth stop chattering.
Photo credit: bonnermusic.com