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. Beyond the board, in all over 100 volunteers perform 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 5,500 per weekend.

Board Members


Wendy Shelly – President

Jerry Clarke – Vice President

Patty Lou McGrath – Treasurer

Sheri Cook – Corporate Secretary

Board Members:

Wendy Shelly

Jerry Clarke

Patty Lou McGrath

Sheri Cook

Emma Harpell

Joanne Jordan

Elisabeth Bennett

Alice Mailman

Tobias Clarke

Joy Dort