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'Tis The Season

'Tis The Season: Shop Local Now!

'Tis The Season is brought to you by the Athabasca Advocate and the advertisers in this feature.

Kick Off to Christmas Silent Auction

Bidding is open from November 1st to December 5th at 6pm.
Come down to the Athabasca Advocate 4917-49 St. Athabasca, Monday to Friday 9-5, with your receipts from participating businesses dated between November 1st and December 5th.
There you will be given dollar-for-dollar auction money to bid on auction items!
When the auction closes at 6pm December 5th the highest bidder for each item is the winner!

'Tis the Season to find a hidden gem

'Tis the Season to find a hidden gem

Smaller artisan shops are the place to find unique gifts as Christmas closes in
‘Tis the Season to Sparkle

‘Tis the Season to Sparkle

'Tis the Season to be out and about in Athabasca

'Tis the Season to be out and about in Athabasca

Many events on deck to ignite your Christmas spirit
Shopping locally in a brand name store

Shopping locally in a brand name store

Home Hardware and Canadian Tire are both locally-owned and operated
Help make your poinsettias last longer

Help make your poinsettias last longer

Poinsettias are synonymous with the holiday season. These colorful plants brighten up homes with their vibrant hues in variations of red, white, and pink, making them a holiday decoration many people cannot live without.
How to create a durable gingerbread house

How to create a durable gingerbread house

Gingerbread cookies and houses are one of the many symbols of the holiday season, alongside Christmas trees and twinkling lights. In fact, few confections symbolize the holidays more so than gingerbread.
Start new caroling traditions

Start new caroling traditions

Caroling is a symbol of community that once was a wildly popular holiday tradition but has largely fallen by the wayside. However, this once-beloved tradition can be brought back with vigor.
Stock the pantry with holiday baking ingredients

Stock the pantry with holiday baking ingredients

Many holiday traditions begin with family and friends gathered in the kitchen or around the dinner table. Food is an integral part of celebrating Christmas and Chanukah, and key components of each holiday are tied exclusively to food.
‘Tis the season to shop local

‘Tis the season to shop local

First of three weekends in new Chamber holiday promotion starts Friday
Deck the halls with DIY decor

Deck the halls with DIY decor

Decorating is one of the joys of the holiday season. Families often decorate together, and such traditions may include dressing the Christmas tree and hanging holiday lights around the house.