first_imgPoor weather and road conditions put a damper on closing dayactivities at Old Fashioned Christmas in Sherbrooke Village onSunday, Dec. 7, forcing the postponement of a concert finale bysinger John Gracie. The concert has been re-scheduled for Friday, Dec. 19 at 7:30p.m. People holding tickets for the Dec. 7 event will be givenrefunds or tickets for the Dec. 19 concert. Tickets for therescheduled concert are $12 in advance and $15 at the door. Seasonal music in the courthouse continues Saturday, Dec. 13, at7:30 p.m. with a return visit by the MacLean Sisters, withspecial guest RyLee Madison. Also on the Christmas schedule is aconcert on Sunday, Dec. 21 at 7:30 p.m. by Celtic harpists Ardyth& Jennifer. Tickets for each of these events are $12. While final attendance figures are not yet available it appearsoverall numbers will be on a par with last year’s record numbers.On Saturday the craft show, Victorian tea, house tours and dinnerdance all posted record attendance numbers. Final figures will bereleased within the next week. For more information on events contact George Brothers at 1-888-743-7845 or visit the Old Fashioned Christmas website athttp://museum.gov.ns.ca/sv/christmas/.last_img read more


He also said that unlike when the former Government was in power, the current Government has the freedom to discuss and even oppose any proposal. The Government today played down a reported clash between Ministers Dayasiri Jayasekera and Lakshman Kiriella during the cabinet meeting held yesterday.Cabinet co-spokesman Gayantha Karunatillake said that there was no clash as reported by the media but only an exchange of opinion. It was reported that the weekly cabinet meeting held yesterday heated up after two ministers opposed the proposed Central Highway. A Cabinet paper presented by Highways Minister Lakshman Kiriella had reportedly led to an argument between three key Ministers.Kiriella presented to the cabinet a proposal related to the Central Highway but two Ministers including Minister Dayasiri Jayasekera had raised concerns on the project. (Colombo Gazette) read more