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First Light at Sainte-Marie Among the Huron

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Event Name: First Light at Sainte-Marie Among the Huron
Event Date(s): November 22, 2018 - Dec. 09, 2018
Location: Midland
EVENT_TIMES: 5:30-9:00pm
Website: Click here to visit
Description: First Light @ Sainte-Marie
November 22nd - 24th
November 29th to December 1st 
December 6th - 9th
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Admission $10.00 per person, with a donation of a non-perishable item
Kids under 5 are FREE!

Now in its 19th year, Sainte-Marie’s “First Light” is a must-see event with a great line-up of family activities and performers, all amidst the spectacular glow of over 5,000 candles.
The magic begins when visitors approach the candlelit historic site, as a beautiful amber glow illuminates the famous 17th-century mission. Visitors can stroll the candlelit paths which lead to a variety of fun family activities.
The cookhouse is filled with the sights and smells of delicious baked goods and cookie samples available for tasting. Historic blacksmithing will also be demonstrated, and a Nativity crèche will be on display in the stables near the Farmer’s Dwelling. Always popular with little folks, corn husk doll making will be offered in the Sainte-Marie foyer.

“First Light” has strong ties to community groups, and many will be involved in this year’s celebration, offering special “hands-on” children’s crafts and historic demonstrations. An abundance of music will also fill the air, including Native drumming and singing, lively Franco-Ontarian folksongs, and delightful community and school choirs performing seasonal music over the nine evenings.