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The first Christmas Marketplace at the Canadian Museum of Civilization






Posted on: 01/12/2010


The first Christmas Marketplace at the Canadian Museum of Civilization


Gatineau, Quebec, November 29, 2010 — The Canadian Museum of Civilization takes great pleasure in presenting its first Christmas Marketplace, from December 2 to 5, 2010.


Join us for a stress-free, festive shopping experience this holiday season at our special Marketplace, which features handcrafted gifts and fine regional foods.


Thanks to a partnership with the Marché de solidarité régionale de l’Outaouais, the Museum’s Christmas Marketplace will allow you to do all of your holiday gift-shopping at a single location. Come discover the work and the talents of more than 30 regional producers and craftsmen, such as Ferme Lavender Ridge with its lavender-based body-care line; Ceci Ceramics with its small hand-painted ceramic bowls and Christmas decorations; and the art pieces, jewellery and glass Christmas decorations of Mag Designs. Also, don’t forget the artisanal bread of Boulangerie Grains de vie; the cheese made from ewe’s and cow’s milk, of Folies Bergère; the fine maple- and honey-based products of the Paniers d’Élaine; wild boar sausages of Par Toutatis; and wines and strawberry port from the Domain du Mont-Vézeau, to name only a few.


Enjoy Christmas carols, a festive atmosphere, children activities and treats, as well as an encounter with a Victorian character of the Museum’s theatre company, Dramamuse!


Christmas Marketplace
December 2 to 5
Thursday from noon to 8 p.m.
Friday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Marius Barbeau and David M. Stewart Salon


Join us for a festive shopping experience inspired by Europe’s outdoor Christmas markets, featuring unique handcrafted gifts and fine regional foods for your holiday feast. Admission is free for all. In partnership with the Marché de solidarité régionale de l’Outaouais.


Media Information:

Chief, Media Relations
Canadian Museum of Civilization
Tel.: 819 776-7167

Media Relations Officer
Canadian Museum of Civilization
Tel.: 819 776-7169

Fax: 819 776-7187

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