CP Holiday tradition arrives in Brandon

Canadian Pacific Railway's Holiday Train stops in the city on Wednesday evening with a trio of entertainers.

Westman’s What’s Happening

35th Brandon Gun and Collectibles Show

The Brandon Wildlife Association will host its 35th Annual Brandon Gun and Collectibles Show on Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 8 and 9 in the Manitoba Room of the Keystone Centre. Admission to the event is $8 per day, with youth aged 12 and under admitted for free.

For more information, send an email to brandongunshow@gmail.com.

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Calvary Temple’s Singing Christmas Tree

Calvary Temple’s Singing Christmas Tree, a 50-voice choir filling a lighted tree, will take place at 7 p.m. on Dec. 6, Dec. 7, and Dec. 8; at 3 p.m. on Dec. 8 and Dec. 9; and at 10 a.m. on Dec. 9. The one-and-a-half-hour performance will accept free-will offerings, with 10 per cent of the proceeds benefitting the Westman Traditional Christmas Dinner. Non-perishable food items will also be collected for the soup kitchen.
All performances will take place at the Calvary Temple on 34th Street in Brandon.

Brandon Transit “Fill the Bus” campaign

On Saturday, Brandon Transit will host its second day of collections for its 15th annual “Fill The Bus” campaign benefitting the Brandon-Westman Christmas Cheer Registry. Members of the public can drop off their donations of unwrapped toys, non-perishable food items or money at the Brandon Transit bus in the Safeway parking lot in the Corral Centre on 18th Street. The bus will be there from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

City Hall Christmas Celebration

The City of Brandon will host its annual community Christmas celebration on Dec. 9 at City Hall on 9th Street. The afternoon presentation will include refreshments alongside Christmas music by the Brandon Community Orchestra. Doors open at 12:30 p.m. with the concert beginning at 1:30.

“Sing We Now of Christmas” concert

The Prairie Blend men’s choir and das Femmes women’s ensemble will present “Sing We Now of Christmas” at 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 14 in the Knox United Church on 18th Street and Victoria Avenue. Admission to the concert is $10 with proceeds shared with Samaritan House.

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