1. Pottery Sale & DFAC Open House at Dunedin Fine Art Center
- When: Saturday, Dec. 1; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
- Why Go? Dunedin Fine Art Center says, "If you’re looking for the perfect holiday gift at some irresistible prices, this is it." And, "Admission is FREE… the clay works are PRICELESS!"
2. Breakfast With Santa at Dunedin Community Center
- When: Saturday, Dec. 1; 9 a.m. (registration deadline: Thursday, Nov. 29)
- Why Go? What's not to love about all-you-can-eat pancakes with crafts and stories with Santa Claus? Just be sure to register today — Thursday, Nov. 29! A professional photographer will be there to capture the moment (for a fee). Tickets are $8 and include same-day admission to the Dunedin Fine Art Center's Children's Museum. Call 727-812-4530 for ticket information. (Adults, if you go to the Children's museum, you can also enjoy the Pottery Sale & DFAC Open House while you're there.)
3. at The Comny Center, Our Lady of Lourdes School
- When: Saturday, Dec. 1; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Boutique opens at 9 a.m.
- Why Go? You can tour an eclectic mix of holiday decorated homes ranging in style from traditional Florida architecture to Florida Cottage. You can also knock out some holiday shopping at the boutique, which features lots of handmade crafts, jewelry and gifts, and enjoy complimentary tea, finger sandwiches and cookies. Not bad for $20 in advance/ $25 at the door. Call 727-734-0394 for ticket information.
4. Dunedin Holiday Boat Parade and Tree Lighting at Edgewater Park
- When: Saturday, Dec. 1; 6 to 9 p.m.
- Why Go? This FREE Dunedin holiday tradition features a holiday decorated boat parade along the Intracoastal waterway, live entertainment and Santa Claus, the jolly guy himself. Santa will be on the last boat, and when he arrives, he'll help light the tree in Edgewater Park. Concessions: $1 S'mores, $2 hot dogs, chips, hot chocolate, coffee, and selected seafood dishes from Olde Bay Cafe. Bring lawn chairs and dress for the weather! (Read here for the best spectator vantage points.)
5. A Celebration of Carols at St. Andrews Presbyterian Church
- When: Sunday, Dec. 2; 3 p.m.
- Why Go? Get into the holiday spirit to Joseph M. Martin's "A Celebration of Carols" concert performed by the Chancel Choir, Westminster Bells, a fantastic sting quartet and an amazing pianist. Mayor Dave Eggers is even narrating!