Carols by the Creek
Carols by the Creek 2013 - Sunday 8 December
5 pm – 6.30 pm BBQ, community choirs and free face painting, camel and pony rides
6.45 pm – 9 pm Community Carols
Soldiers Memorial Gardens, Belair Road, Hawthorn
Council and local Churches are delighted to present one of the highlights of the Mitcham calendar, the annual City of Mitcham Christmas Carols by the Creek.
Celebrate Christmas at this joyful free family event with lots of singing and family entertainment.
A delicious feast awaits you prior to the main program with a sausage sizzle, pancakes, tea and coffee available for purchase.
The kids will love the free face painting and the ever popular camel and pony rides.
We are excited to announce that Humphrey B. Bear will be returning to Carols by the Creek this year. To celebrate his return, Humphrey and his friends have a smorgasbord of exciting plans so come and sing, dance, laugh, learn and explore with Humphrey the fun loving bear! Humphrey is delighted to be spreading the Christmas cheer at the Mitcham Christmas Carols this year. He loves entertaining children and can’t wait to ‘jingle bells’ with all his friends.
International Tenor Brian Gilbertson will compere the carols which feature some ofAdelaide’s most popular stars including the Borderers, our own Mitcham City Band, the Australian Girls Choir and the Scotch Pipes and Drums.
Community and school choirs will begin the entertainment at 5.30 pm and community singing will commence at 6.45 pm.
There will be plenty of carol singing during the evening, with candles and songbooks available for purchase on the night from parishioners of local churches.
Performers drawn from local churches and schools will again stage a nativity scene, complete with live animals.