Granny and The Starchild / Winter Solstice 2018

Let’s Celebrate the Return of the Light!
Friday, December 21st, 2018 Downtown Peterborough ~  6:00 to 7:00 pm
6 p.m. Come gather in the alleyway behind Watson & Lou / Evan’s Contemporary (383 Water St.)  with your lanterns (we will have extra lanterns for sale and to share as needed). Parade with us on a jolly, short jaunt as we light up the streets along Water, Hunter and George, led by Granny and the Star Child and drummers galore.
By 6:30ish we should arrive at our first destination in front of the Peterborough Square (at Simcoe and George streets) to begin a magical tour inside and out, to meet some very special animal friends. Will they share a bit of light to help guide our way on this the longest night? Only one way to find out! Come and bring your own sweet glow to share!  Hope to see you there!

Become a sponsor – it’s easy and very much appreciated!
Purchase a beautiful artist-made lantern for $100 to hang in your store or to have carried proudly in our parade.


Granny & Starchild
Hilary Wear & Charlie Watson
Conner Clarkin
Kate Brennan, Audrey Eyers, Sarah Rudnicki, Wes Ryan, Mariya Yagnyukova
Janette Platana & Old Men Dancing
Muna Ahmed, Dreda Blow, Bradley Boyle, Mary-Kate Edwards, Carolyn McCarthy
Naomi Duvall, Nathan Govier, June Govier, Daniel Smith
The Bigg Family

Dreda Blow, Sarah Rudnicki

Directed by
Laurel Paluck

Peterborough Downtown Business Improvement
Dreams of Beans
The Only Cafe
for your kind support!

Want to get involved? We love volunteers!
Light-bearers, people wranglers, workshop helpers needed!

Join our Lantern Making workshops here:
Saturday November 24th Peterborough Square Mall noon-2pm
Sunday December 2nd Watson & Lou   noon-3pm
Sunday December 9th Creative Space 441 Rubidge St. 1pm


Thanks to Andy Carroll for his fine photography
Click on image for more photos.

Light Bearers


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