Go to Santa Claus: 5 issues to do that weekend in Saskatoon

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Holiday festivities are in full swing as we near the big day. There are also plenty of artistic activities to take part in this weekend.

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1 — Lake Santa at the Enchanted Forest

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Santa Claus stops in at the BHP Enchanted Forest on Friday night, joined by the Tangled in Tiaras Frosty Friends characters from the popular light display. BHP will hand out light sticks for kids while supplies last and holiday music is provided by Armed with Harmony. The event runs Friday from 5:30pm to 10pm at the Forestry Farm Park. Proceeds support the Saskatoon Zoo Foundation and the Saskatoon City Hospital Foundation. Learn more at enchanted-forest.org.

2 — Craft with the whole family

Nutrien Wonderhub presents Maker Tales Family Night: Chicken Little. Spend the evening with the family, listening to a popular tale and working together with building materials and craft supplies to solve a challenge from the story — build something Chicken Little can use to catch a piece of the sky. The event is in Wonderhub’s performance hall, Friday from 6 pm to 8 pm Learn more at wonderhub.ca.

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3 — Take in a paint night

Wet Paint Pottery presents Date and Paint Night on Friday and Starving Student Paint Night on Saturday. On Friday, couples can try canvas painting while enjoying a romantic evening. On Saturday, high school and post-secondary students can join in the fun at a discount, with a valid student ID. Both events run from 6 pm to 9 pm at Wet Paint Pottery. Learn more at wetpaintpottery.com.

4 — Take part in a social dance

Nutrien, Buffalo Boy Productions, and Wanuskewin present Indigenous Northern Plains social dance night. Celebrate Indigenous culture with hand drums, jigging, round dance, full regalia and Indigenous Santa. The dance is Saturday at Wanuskewin Heritage Park from 5 pm to 8 pm Admission is by donation of non-perishable food items for the Saskatoon Food Bank or winter clothing for the community. Learn more at wanuskewin.com.

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