The Sherbrooke Village Old Fashioned Christmas Association is a not-for-profit, volunteer group, who work diligently in partnership with Sherbrooke Village to offer an off-season, illuminated Christmas festival. There are 12 board members but in all over 100 volunteers performing thousands of volunteer hours in preparation and presentation of the festival. The members of the committee are committed to hosting as many free family and childrens’ activities as possible during the annual celebration of rural Nova Scotia Christmas traditions. The event, which began in 1996, has grown from an expected 1,000 participants over three weekends to over 11,500 over two weekends.

Board Members

Heather Laybolt – Chair

Patricia MacKay – Vice Chair

Candace Pye – Treasurer

Karen Hallett  – Secretary

Lynn Hayne – Fundraising Coordinator

Stephen Flemming – Sherbrooke Village, Executive Director

Board Members:

Thomas Mahar

Lisa Myers

Phyllis Jack

Ann Mason

Sheri Cook

Andy MacKay

Dana O’Connell

Neil Black

Beulah Malloy – Municipal Liaison

Josh Hilton – Recreation Liaison