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What's Been Happening

Sunday 19 December 6.30pm
The Story Keepers New Musical
"The Gigantic Star" Sunday 23 December 6.30pm
Pulteneytown Parish Church, Wick

Thursday 20 December 7.30pm
Carol Concert
Wick Choral Society & Caithness Orchestra
The highly successful annual Carol concert in Wick Old Parish Church

21 December
Christmas Party Lunches At Mackays Hotel, Wick
With entertainment & Karaoke Tel 01955 602323

21 December 8.00pm
Christmas Prize Bingo Francis Street Club, Wick
Lorraine Bremner Line Dancing

21 December
Disco at the Park Hotel

21 & 22 December
Christmas Party nights in the Ballroom, Mackays Hotel, Wick
With entertainment by "Brothers" from Aberdeenshire
Tel 01955 602323 for more information.

Sunday 23 December 7.30
Christmas Play - Halkirk & Westerdale Church

Sunday 16 December  12.00 - 4.00pm
Keiss Christmas Fayre  - Santas Grotto
Stalls etc.  Book a stall for 5

Sunday 16 December, 8.00pm
A Christmas Celebration
Salvation Army Hall, The Esplanade, Thurso -
The Band & Songsters, The Young People, The Timbrells
Collection in aid of Mount Pleasant Special Education Unit.

Mon 17 - Mon 24 December
Christmas Craft Fayre -
various rooms on different days
Thurso Town Hall - Band Room

Tuesday 18 December 7.00
Christmas Carol Concert, Thrumster 10 pm Thrumster Hall
Community Singing, Items by bairns, Various Artistes, Refreshments and guest star Santa

Tuesday 11 - Saturday 15 December, 7.30pm
Dick Whittington
Pantomime by Award Winning Wick Players
Wick Assembly Rooms
Tickets 6 and 4.50 for Children under 14 and OAP's

Wednesday 12  - 15 December 7.30pm
Babes In The Wood - Pantomime
Thurso High School
Saturday Matinee 2.00pm
Tickets McBeath's Jewellers, Traill St. Thurso
Did you see Babes In The Wood in Wick 1955?

14 December
Triple C Country Club Christmas Show
Singing and Dancing
Non Members Welcome

14 & 15 December
Santa's Grotto Castletown
Drill Hall
Friday 14  - 6.00 - 8.00pm
Saturday 15 -  2.00 - 7.00pm
Tea, Coffee, Mince Pies, shortbread, Photo With Santa

14 & 15 December
Romantic Candlelit Dinners
Mackays Hotel give you romantic night out with Peter Dyson on piano
Phone hotel for details. 01955 602323
Mackay Hotels is offering special deals Booze & Snooze in conjunction with nights out and dinners.  Ask for details of special rates in the hotel if you do not want to drive home after your night out.

Saturday 15 November 2001 at 5.30 pm
Ormlie Estate's First Christmas Tree

Ormlie is to have its first community Christmas tree this year.  The tree lights will be switched on on  at the new Ormlie Centre, beside Marr Terrace.  Music and pipes.

Saturday 15 December
Christmas Craft Fayre
Town & County Club, Wick

Saturday 15 December
Santa and Real Reindeer Trot through Wick To Market Square. 
Arriving about 3.00pm.  Kids get your picture taken in Santa's sleigh with the real thing

Saturday 17 November 10.00 - 12.00
Xmas Fayre  - Thurso Guides, Brownies & Rainbows
Guide Hall, Thurso

Saturday 24 November 11.30am - 2.00pm
Lifeboat Christmas Fayre - Thurso Branch
Royal Hotel Thurso
Baking, Souvenirs, Raffles, books
Santa in Attendance.

Saturday 24 November 2.00pm
Christmas Extravaganza - Bower Community Centre
Bpwer & District Gardening Club
Floral Art, Bulb Competitions, Baking, Teas, Raffles, Pot Plants,
Shortbread, Mincemeat Pies.

Saturday 24 November 2.00 - 4.30pm
Wick Christmas Lights Switch On & Fun Day
Elise Lyall School of Dance, Christmas Stalls
Pipe Band, Salvation Army Band,
TBA, MADD Singers, Decorated Windows Judging

Saturday 24 November 10.00 - 12.00
Christmas Fayre, Salvation Army Hall, Wick

Friday November 30
First Time Lights At Castletown 7.00pm Drill Hall
Retired Teacher Mary Swanson to switch on for the first time.
Family Disco to follow in the Drill Hall

Saturday 1 December 10.30 - 12.00
Wick Pipe Band Christmas Coffee Morning
Wick Pipe Band Hall
Scottish Music, Dancers, Bottle Stall, Singers,
Home Baking, Raffle and all for 1.50

Saturday 1 December 
Fun Day In Thurso - Lights Switch On
Switch On lights
Santa handing out presents to children.

Saturday 1 December
Christmas Craft Fayre
Thurso Town Hall

Saturday 1 December, 10am-4pm
St Nicholas Fair, Helmsdale
Sales tables, baking, storytelling, facepainting, raffles, RNLI videos,mulled wine, hot sausages and mince pies, all in support of local charities.  At Timespan from 10 and the Community Centre from 12. Opening procession from the Belgrave at 10am (all children welcome); Childrens Fancy Dress 3pm in the Community Centre; music session in the Bannockburn Inn from 8pm.

Thursday 6 December 7.00pm
Annual Sales Tables - Staxigoe Hall

Saturday 8 December
Santa's Grotto In Thurso 
Saturday 8 December
The grotto from the Beyond 2000 group gets going and will be on until 23 December.
Saturdays and Sundays 2.00pm - 8.00pm
Mon - Fri  6.00 - 8.00pm

Saturday 8 December 7.30pm
Christmas Whist Drive
1st Thurso Scout Hall, Riverside, Thurso
Lucky Spot Prizes, Tea, Home Baking

Saturday 8 December 2.00pm
Santa's Grotto at Thrumster Hall - 1
Face Painting and all the usual stalls.

Saturday 8 December 11.30 - 2.00pm
Christmas Lunches  - Old Parish Church, Wick
All Welcome

Saturday 8 December 2.30pm
Christmas Tea & Santa's Grotto
Westerdale Parish Church Guild

Saturday 8 December
Christmas Craft Fayre
Thurso Town Hall

Sunday 9 December 6.00pm
Carol Singing For all
United Reform Church
Castle Street, Thurso
Refreshments after the singing.