Ottawa was abuzz over the weekend with the spirit of Christmas
John-Alan Slachta as Oliver, gets a lift from the Artful Dodger played by Lelleagh Moore on Saturday at St. Paul’s High School. Suzart Productions brought together a cast of more than 70 actors, singers and dancers on stage for this pre-Christmas performance.
Shauna Selbach feeds a horse a carrot after a ride down Sparks Street on Saturday. Carriage rides of the historic area of Ottawa have been a hallmark of the weekends leading into Christmas in Ottawa.
Anik Després decorates cookies at the Cumberland Museum Saturday. The museum has been celebrating a historical Christmas throughout December with cookie-making and decorating, seasonal crafts, sleigh rides and other seasonal events.
Taking a break from running errands, Jason Hann shares a BeaverTail with his son Nolan, 3, in the ByWard Market Saturday afternoon.
RuthAnn Arnett helps pack more than 250 food boxes for those in need on Friday morning at Joan of Arc Academy as part of the Christmas Exchange program. The boxes were filled with food purchased with proceeds from school fundraisers and were delivered to families and seniors in need on the weekend.