Sales are special events that occur for a limited
of time throughout the year and across Canada.
Ottawa, the Ottawa
Mennonite Church has
held Fair Trade Festival Sale, which is the largest Festival Sale in
Canada, of Ten Thousand Villages products during the
pre-Christmas season for over 40 years!
sale occurs on Fridays and Saturdays during November
at the Ottawa Mennonite Church, which offers free parking and is
and explore a wide variety of Christmas ornaments,
pottery, brass, baskets, jewellery, and many more hand-crafted,
fairly-traded goods from Africa, Asia, and Latin America.
find an opportunity to purchase development projects for individuals in
various countries via a monetary, MCC
(formerly Living Gift)
donation in a loved-ones
In addition, every Saturday the Fair Trade Festival Sale features a
homemade borscht, desserts, coffee, and tea to make your
shopping experience pleasant with a spot to eat, sit, and rest your
celebrate over 40 years of hosting the Fair Trade Festival
Sale, there will be a number of Special Events for you to look forward
to each weekend!
Saturdays in November 2014:
Nov 7, 14, 21, 28
pm - 8 pm
Nov 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
am - 4 pm
Festival Friday – November 7, 2014
Have you ever wondered how to put the perfect
icing swirls on your gingerbread house? Now you can learn the secrets
professional, award-winning pastry chef – for FREE! If you love
baking, you’ll want to join us from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. for a
demonstration featuring gingerbread house and cookie decorating tips,
and yummy samples. Enjoy some fairly-traded coffee from Equator, and
your Christmas shopping
Trade Fashion Show – November 14, 2014
Check out the latest in fairly-traded clothing
and jewellery at our FREE, second-annual fashion show! Ten Thousand
has teamed up with Adorit Boutique (http://www.adorit.ca/) – a
funky clothing store
in the Byward Market – to show you how to shop with a conscience.
celebrity emcee Melissa Lamb (from CTV Ottawa) for the fashion show
from 7 –
Handbell Choir – November 21, 2014
Get into the spirit of the season with a FREE
Christmas handbell concert! Enjoy your favourite holiday carols at the
performance from 7 – 7:30 p.m
Christmas Giving (formerly
called Living Gift) will be available
weekend of the Sale.
Kilborn Avenue (just east of
Kilborn & Virginia) Ottawa, Ontario View
route #148 stops in front of the church.
Billings and Elmvale shopping centres are transfer points for this
our store at 613.759.4701