What's Happening: Dec. 21, 2013

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Don't miss Spirit of a Season on Thursday, Dec. 26. Pictured: Tunguska Mammoth.

Check out all of the lights at Upper Canada Village during a winter event that shines. Cornwall Pentecostal Church will be hosting live theatre with a holiday spin. Operation Red Nose is still providing safe rides home. And Cornwall's Spirit of a Season annual concert is ready to rock Boxing Day. (All events and notices are subject to weather conditions.)

Inside a 60-acre heritage site, a magical winter wonderland is waiting. The Alight at Night Festival held at Upper Canada Village will dazzle your senses with over a million lights.

The Festival is open on select nights from Saturday through Jan. 4 from 5 to 9 p.m.  Complete festival details can be found at www.AlightatNight.ca or by calling 613-543-4328 or 1-800-437-2233.

A dramatic presentation of 'That's What Christmas is all About' Dessert Theatre will take place on Saturday, Dec. 21 at 6:30 p.m. at the Cornwall Pentecostal Church. For more information, call 613-937-3737.

Operation Red Nose (ORN), the free ride program that takes drivers, passengers and vehicles home in December, runs on Dec. 21 and New Year's Eve. To find out more, call 613-935-6761 or visit ORN on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CornwallRedNose.

Boxing Day in Cornwall = Rock. Hip-Hop. Metal. This year's Spirit of a Season annual Christmas concert is loaded with top-notch talent. Two stages of live music will feature Montreal sludge metal band Tunguska Mammoth, rapper SMP, BoozeHound, Coldrift, and Belleville rock band 'ED' featuring Jamie and Dan from Fathom Ties.

Supporting acts on the acoustic stage are Chris Benton, sultry singer-songwriter Anna Marie Newton, and an acoustic duo 'Subtle' featuring Ryan O’Neil and Amanda Leger.

This year it takes place at VU Night Spot (113 1\2 Pitt Street). Doors to the event will open at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 26. The cost of entry is $10 with a non-perishable food item and $12 without.

Organizations: Cornwall Pentecostal Church, Dessert Theatre

Geographic location: Upper Canada Village, Cornwall, Montreal 2 Pitt Street

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