Plenty to see, hear and buy at Yuletide Festival

Frosty the Snowman was a great ambassador for the event, shown here with Ike Fortais (foreground) Marc Fortais and Amanda Mercer at the Yuletide Festival Market at NexSource Centre.Frosty the Snowman was a great ambassador for the event, shown here with Ike Fortais (foreground) Marc Fortais and Amanda Mercer at the Yuletide Festival Market at NexSource Centre.
The Sylvan Lake Massed Choir gave their opening performance of the season at the festival. This year’ presentation, Song of Joy, is scheduled to perform in Sylvan Lake at various events and venues until Dec. 11.The Sylvan Lake Massed Choir gave their opening performance of the season at the festival. This year’ presentation, Song of Joy, is scheduled to perform in Sylvan Lake at various events and venues until Dec. 11.
Looks like the choir might have been upstaged during their performance. Director Kerry Heisler can be seen in front.Looks like the choir might have been upstaged during their performance. Director Kerry Heisler can be seen in front.
This little elf showed off her best Christmas look at the Yuletide Festival.This little elf showed off her best Christmas look at the Yuletide Festival.
Showing their cutest Christmas sweaters and outfits, these little humans were all smiles at the festival.Showing their cutest Christmas sweaters and outfits, these little humans were all smiles at the festival.
Tracy Grienke, owner of Let Them Play, was one of 65 market vendors. Sylvan Lake Farmer’s Market manager Crystal Loewen said it was the same number of vendors as in 2019, with some new vendors added and others not choosing to return.Tracy Grienke, owner of Let Them Play, was one of 65 market vendors. Sylvan Lake Farmer’s Market manager Crystal Loewen said it was the same number of vendors as in 2019, with some new vendors added and others not choosing to return.
House of Music student Joelle Devereux plays the violin as part of the entertainment at the Yuletide Festival.House of Music student Joelle Devereux plays the violin as part of the entertainment at the Yuletide Festival.
Tobin John and daughter Veira bought a new wreath for the family home at the Yuletide Festival and Farmer’s Market. The event also included a Kids Zone, Gingerbread House making contest and onsite raffles supporting Sylvan Lake Food Bank, Child Advocacy Centre, Sylvan Lake Community Partners and the Christmas Bureau. The 50/50 draw is still running online, with a draw date of Dec. 24.Tobin John and daughter Veira bought a new wreath for the family home at the Yuletide Festival and Farmer’s Market. The event also included a Kids Zone, Gingerbread House making contest and onsite raffles supporting Sylvan Lake Food Bank, Child Advocacy Centre, Sylvan Lake Community Partners and the Christmas Bureau. The 50/50 draw is still running online, with a draw date of Dec. 24.

Frosty the Snowman was a great ambassador for the event, shown here with Ike Fortais (foreground) Marc Fortais and Amanda Mercer at the Yuletide Festival Market at NexSource Centre.

The Sylvan Lake Massed Choir gave their opening performance of the season at the festival. This year’ presentation, Song of Joy, is scheduled to perform in Sylvan Lake at various events and venues until Dec. 11.

Looks like the choir might have been upstaged during their performance. Director Kerry Heisler can be seen in front.

This little elf showed off her best Christmas look at the Yuletide Festival.

Showing their cutest Christmas sweaters and outfits, these little humans were all smiles at the festival.

Tracy Grienke, owner of Let Them Play, was one of 65 market vendors. Sylvan Lake Farmer’s Market manager Crystal Loewen said it was the same number of vendors as in 2019, with some new vendors added and others not choosing to return.

House of Music student Joelle Devereux plays the violin as part of the entertainment at the Yuletide Festival.

Tobin John and daughter Veira bought a new wreath for the family home at the Yuletide Festival and Farmer’s Market. The event also included a Kids Zone, Gingerbread House making contest and onsite raffles supporting Sylvan Lake Food Bank, Child Advocacy Centre, Sylvan Lake Community Partners and the Christmas Bureau. The 50/50 draw is still running online, with a draw date of Dec. 24.

Photos by Janaia Hutzal/Special to the Sylvan Lake News