Look inside for unique, local . . . • Festive Events • Dining and Entertainment • Shopping and Specialty Services
. . . to make your holiday and gifting extra special!
Celebrating the Birth of Christ
75 Woolwich St. Guelph, Ontario N1H 6N6 Phone: (519)821-4600 Fax: (519)824-3088 www.wellingtoncdsb.ca
Season’s Greetings and Best Wishes for a happy, healthy 2014!
NAI Park Capital Inc. Brokerage 76 Dawson Rd. P.O. Box 923 COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE Tel: (519) 824-9900 www.naiparkcapital.com Guelph, ON Fax: (519) 824-2471 N1H 6M6 firstname.lastname@example.org
2013 POINSETTIA FUNDRAISER for ARC INDUSTRIES & COMMUNITY LIVING GUELPH WELLINGTON It’s that time of the year – time to start thinking about the Holiday Season! The ARC Maude Squad is holding their 8th Poinsettia Sale. We need your help to make it a success!
THE POINSETTIAS ARE BEAUTIFUL, VERY FULL AND HEALTHY THREE COLOURS!
Chatelaine Lighting Supply Ltd.
Orders are due Friday, November 22, 2013. Special arrangements may be made for your business! Pot Size Price per plant
Total # of plants
6” (1 plant) $ 9.00 7” (2 plants) $17.00 10”
$25.00 For Your Business, Fax orders/mail payments to: Community Living Guelph Wellington Attn: Poinsettia Fundraiser Admin.Office, 8 Royal Rd. Guelph, ON N1H 1G3 Fax: 519-821-6174 Order Information: 519-822-3192 Jane Heipel
Purchaser to pick up order on Saturday, November 30, 2013 ARC Industries 8 Royal Rd. Guelph 10:00am – 12:00 noon (Back Entrance)
Come Celebrate Christmas With Us 54 Victoria Road South 519-824-0401 Hours: Mon-Thurs 8:30-5:30, Fri 8:30-8:00, Sat 9:00-5:00
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St. Josephâ€™s Health Centre Foundation presents
November 20 to December 23 River Run Centre
Visit our Christmas Tree Forest Admission is FREE
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To you the reader, please enjoy looking through this Guide, and this Christmas as throughout the year–Remember to support local shops and services.
Hello Everyone Welcome to our 2013 issue of the Citywide Christmas Guide… In it you’ll find: Festive events; food and dining venues; entertainment; specialty services and shopping... Plus a Downtown centre section and a “Welcome to Elora” advertising page. Highlighting the season’s best at this special time of year.
Season’s Greeting to all of you from all of us at Venture Guelph Publications Ltd.
You’ll also find informative editorial regarding local initiatives by some community Sincerely, groups and organizations. Mike Baker Thanks to our advertisers for their partici- Publisher pation in this seasonal publication. --12 page issue without inserts.
Happy Holidays To our Friends and Associates John Moran
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$3 - Homemade Burgers - Best in Town $7 - Fish Fryday Spectacular $8 - Wednesday Shepherds Pie with a side
This year discover what artists can truly do! Experience the originality of our store from one of a kind creations to a tantalizing array of chocolate and more. Let us inspire you this Christmas. 1270 Gordon St., Guelph www.montesplace.ca 519-836-0163
Photos courtesy Brian Clewley
Salvation Army Special Event Dates • Lighting Of The Tree Of Hope/Kettle • Kettle Campaign –various locations Kickoff' Wednesday November 13, throughout the city until December 2013 6:45 p.m. at 1320 Gordon St. 24, 2013. • Breakfast with Santa & Silent Auction. December 7 8:30 a.m. at Online donations can be 1320 Gordon St. made at www.guelphsa.ca
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NOVEMBER 17 Santa Claus Parade Guelph 1:30pm – 2:30pm
The 2013 Guelph Community Santa Parade takes place on Sunday November 17th at 1:30pm. Starting at Woolwich and London Road, the
Time to think…. • Full Service Catering and Event Planning • Custom-made Gift Baskets
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parade will move and groove it’s way through downtown Guelph. www.downtownguelph.com/events
For all your Out of Town Christmas Floral Needs, Order Early! Don’t Delay Call Today! 2 Convenient Locations to serve you:
93 Wyndham St. N
440 York Road
(near Pond’s Camera)
(corner of Kingsmill)
Great selection of merchandise for the
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Soccer Fanatic in your family! YOURER SOECCIACLTY
Christmas Cookies Fruit Cake Almond Rings & Bars Decorated Gingerbread Roothams Jams Made to order Gift Baskets
105 WYNDHAM ST. N,
Specialty Cookies, Shortbreads, Tarts, Squares, and more!
in downtown guelph
519 824-6750 westendbakery.ca
Enjoy our seating with a hot beverage and dessert.
Open Sundays from 12-4 pm Nov. 17 - Dec. 22!
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(519) 837-3372 www.soccerfanatic.ca 49 Cork Street East, Guelph
DECEMBER 6 Winter Lights and Music 6:30pm
Join Santa for the 20th annual Winter candlelit parade to Market Square for from the University of Guelph varsity Lights & Music celebration. Light the a performance by the Guelph Commu- skate team. nity Singers and a skating showcase tree at St. George’s Square. Join our www.downtownguelph.com/events
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MILLENNIUM...Clothing for a New Era Scott Coburn Optical
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featuring Mexx, Michael Kors, Buffalo, Desigual, and so much more!
Check out our special deals on Saturday November 16 Holiday Open House Nov. 15-17
May your Holidays be filled with joy & good cheer and the New Year bring you
24 Wilson Street Market Square Downtown Guelph
peace & happiness
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127 Wyndham St. N. Guelph, Ontario N1H 4E9 Telephone: 519-821-2020
Thanking you for your loyalty, with your purchase of the 2013 Annual Christmas Ornament, please accept a
$30 Gift Certificate for your next Swarovski purchase
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Contact Venture Guelph Publications Ltd. today to ask about participating in the next issues of Business Venture and the Activity & Events Guide. December 11, 2013 ventureguelph.ca
519-824-1595 Mike Baker, Publisher 2 Quebec Street unit 232 Guelph Ontario
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CHRISTMAS MEMORIAL SERVICE
Have a Blessed Christmas
This Christmas Season is a time for families to draw together for celebration and warm memories.
Happy Holidays to our Clients and Friends!
At Gilbert MacIntyre & Son Funeral Home, we realize that for those who have lost a loved one, this season will be mixed with many emotions that challenge even the strongest of families. With this in mind we are offering a non-denominational Christmas Memorial Service to remember those who died and will be remembered this Christmas Season.
Car pentry & Renovations Ltd. (519) 221-1778 www.ericsmallcarpentry.wordpress.com email@example.com i Complete ll d Home Renovations | Decks | Additions | Custom Carpentry 337 Elmira Rd., Guelph, N1K 1H3
Merry Christmas & Happy New Year
The service will be held at: Gilbert MacIntyre & Son Funeral Home Hart Chapel - 1099 Gordon St., Guelph
Sunday, December 8, 2013 at 2:30 p.m. Please accept this as our invitation to you or anyone you feel may benefit from this prayerful support during the Christmas Season. Sincerely,
Michael MacIntyre President
To confirm your attendance please contact:
Gilbert MacIntyre & Son Funeral Home 252 Dublin St. N., Guelph 1099 Gordon St., Guelph 519-822-4731 519-821-5077
May the peace and happiness of this holiday season be with you and your family now and throughout 2014!
Frank Valeriote 519-837-8276 Member of Parliament - Guelph
117 Guelph St., Rockwood 519-856-1100
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Add a hand made touch to your Christmas celebrations. Fantastic corporate gift ideas.
BLUE CHRISTMAS Wednesday, December 4 at 7:00 p.m. We hold our annual Carolling by Candlelight. This is a unique Christmas event to remember loved ones near and far or to simply enjoy the experience of carol singing in the cemetery. We begin at the chapel doors. Light refreshments–hot apple cider served. Dress warmly. Bring a flashlite.
762 Woolwich Street, Guelph
Our candy canes are rolled and crooked by hand.
3 generations of experience including truly hand dipped chocolates. Our gourmet food section features Melinda’s hot sauces and Baker Maid fruit cakes from New Orleans.
344 Speedvale Ave. E. (Speedvale and Stevenson) (519) 824-7562 Mon.-Wed. 9:30-6:00 Thurs.-Fri. 9:30-9:00 Saturday 9:30-6:00 Sunday - Closed
Family owned since 1972
ON PREMISES WINE MAKING
Surprise someone with a Gift Certificate for this festive season!
$50 OFF 2 SELECTIONS
• Supplies to Make Your Own Christmas Pots • Mennonite Breads and Baked Goods • Unpasturized Honey (plain, cinnamon & raspberry) • Fresh Produce Daily • Preserves • Fresh Cut Flowers Daily
Indian River Direct Oranges and Grapefruits
1 SELECTION IN-STOCK Showcase Wines Not valid with other offers. Expires January 31, 2014
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Find your joy this holiday season with one of a kind designer jewellery and women’s fashions.
45 Mill St West Elora in the Elora Mews
Not Your Average Shoe Store !! Bos & Co, Portia, Nine West, Blondo, Cushe, Kamik, Ecco, Mjus, Geox, Jambu,Asics, K-Swiss, Hush Puppies, Tamaris, UGGs, Fossil, Skechers, and even CAT safety shoes & boots.
Located uptown Elora at Wellington 7 and McNab beside the Subway
or ig inal this Be orig season buy art! 40 Artists • paintings, glass & clay Elora’s Candy Boutique
• World Liquorice • Imported tins of English Biscuits • Unique Gifts • Gift Certificates R Worthington
• Retro Candy • International Treats • Fine Chocolate • Italian Gelato • Fresh Fudge • Peanut Brittle
Gift Baskets available for gift giving, parties, weddings, corporate gifts and special occasions
16 Mill St. W
“Come Visit Us” It’s just a short drive to Elora’s Eclectic Sweet Store
S tr ata G allery 62 Metcalfe Street, Elora Ontario 226-384-5454 www.stratagallery.com
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219 BROCK RD N AUTO SALES & SERVICE A family owned and operated business for more than 44 years.
Offering quality low kilometer vehicles at great prices.
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Published on Nov 13, 2013