16164 Hwy 12
Now in its 22nd year, Sainte-Marie’s First Light is a must-see event. Candlelit pathways guide visitors through the historic site and inside historic buildings, all dressed up for the holiday season. Enjoy a great lineup of family-friendly activities, hands-on children’s crafts, historic demonstrations, and performers – all amidst the spectacular glow of thousands of candles. An abundance of music will also fill the air, including indigenous drumming and singing and seasonal music over the six evenings. For some early holiday shopping, over 40 exceptional crafters and artisans will be located inside the restaurant hall and the Brebeuf Event Centre. Sainte-Marie’s Flint and Timber Gift Shop will also be open each night. Fireworks are also happening on select evenings. Registration will be required. Keep checking the website for details. Event dates: November 24 to 26 and December 1 to 3. $10 per person. Last admission at 7:30 p.m.