Monday, December 24, 2018

Santa Paws

Picking up where I left off yesterday with the Christmas farmers market, here we have some treats.


One of the regular vendors has a deer farm and sells meat. This time of year there are a few additional items around, such as these stockings hanging on antlers.


They also do some thematic sculptures for the season with wood, like reindeer and lanterns.


Maple syrup: proof that God loves Canadians most of all and wants us to be happy.


The deer farm also had these at the other end of their section, nativity scenes that I liked.


A group of singers were singing Christmas carols.


Here we have two more of the dogs that I came across during this visit.


The wares of other artisans caught my eye. Over the next couple of days my online time will be rather limited, but I have posts scheduled, and I'll catch up as time allows.

33 comments:

  1. Interesting wares on display. Merry Christmas and happy holidays!

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  2. I am quite sure that people who live in hot climates cannot appreciate the joy of fresh pancakes hot off the griddle, slathered in maple syrup, on a cold morning. We used to make “tire” in the snow when I lived in Québec. Have you ever done that?

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  3. Hello, I see some nice goodies there. Love the cute dogs too. Merry Christmas to you and your family. I wish you all the best in 2019, Happy New Year!

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  4. A nice mixture of 'rubbish' and beautiful things at the Christmas farmers market.
    Wishing you and your loved ones Merry Christmas, William.

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  5. Schönes Angebot auf dem Markt. Wünsche dir und deiner Familie eine Frohe Weihnacht.

    Noke

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  6. Very nice nativity scenes.
    Merry Christmas, William !

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  7. ...what a fun Christmas Market. Merry Christmas, William.

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  8. Love the idea of a Christmas farmers' market. One stop shopping and LOCAL! Merry Christmas, William.

    Janis
    GDP

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  9. Your maple syrup words makes me laugh.
    Great photos. Enjoy your time away

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  10. It's a beautiful place, and your sharing it with me makes my Christmas Eve even better. Thanks! :-)

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  11. @Nancy: thank you!

    @David: I have had that. There's someone at Winterlude who does that each year.

    @Eileen: thank you!

    @Jan: thanks!

    @Noke: thank you.

    @Joan: thanks!

    @Karl: I like those nativity scenes.

    @Tom: it is quite something to attend.

    @Janis: and I'm looking forward to next year's edition.

    @Maywyn: I couldn't resist!

    @DJan: you're welcome.

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  12. It looks like a great Christmas venue, with plenty of other items too.

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  13. It looks like a great market! Have a Merry Christmas, William!

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  14. I'm always amazed at what creative people can come up with. Your market proves they've got creativity.

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  15. It was fun looking all these items. Love that wooden reindeer :-)
    Very Merry Christmas to you!

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  16. There is lots to see at this market. Love that maple syrup. Merry Christmas.

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  17. I would enjoy this market very much. Fun times. I wonder if the meat farmer sells a lot of venison. I haven't had any since about 1972! Didn't like it much. I would like your maple syrup, though!

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  18. Enjoyed your tour of the Market. Everything looks wonderful. Plus your Maple Syrup is very good.
    The wood shop was lovely.

    Merry Christmas, cheers gayle

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    1. I forgot to say the beautiful Terrier was on point and very interested in something.
      I know that look

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  19. I like deer stew...
    Wishing you all the best for the Christmas days.

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  20. I like the wooden reindeer and lanterns. Merry Christmas William!

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  21. @Anvilcloud: it's quite a big market.

    @RedPat: thank you.

    @Francisco: thanks!

    @Red: that's true!

    @Tamago: thanks!

    @Sharon: who can resist maple syrup?

    @Parsnip: dogs will do that!

    @Italiafinlandia: it's been quite awhile since I last had venison.

    @Marleen: thanks!

    @Cloudia: you're welcome.

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  22. love the humor. so silly. i think laughter is always the best! thx 4 sharing. ( ;

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  23. Great Christmas market, lots of items to see. Merry Christmas, William.

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  24. Yummy those cookies sure look good.

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  25. What a festive place and great photos ~ love the wood crafts especially ~

    Merry Xmas to you,
    A ShutterBug Explores,
    aka (A Creative Harbor)

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  26. Enjiyed seeing the treats and handmade wooden items, William...but I thought that maple syrup was also proof that God likes folks in New England too😊

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  27. Lots of items to see, many thanks for your photographs.

    All the best Jan

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  28. I like those nativities too. Very different with the carved out wood. What a great farmer's market.

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  29. Ha, ha. I like the sentence about Canadians and maple syrup. Funny.

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