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Community Candlelight Parade and Blessing of the Creche

The Annual Christmas Candlelight Parade takes place this Monday, December 20 at 6:30pm in Blackville. Lineup begins at the corner of Main Street and Shaffer Lane at the former village office.

The parade will proceed up Main Street to the outdoor nativity scene at St. Raphael’s Roman Catholic Church for the blessing of the Creche. Various representatives of the churches in the Blackville area will be involved in a short service.

Please follow Public Health Guidelines: wear a mask, and remain 6 feet apart except for those in your bubble.

Due to COVID-19, no refreshments will be offered.

Participants are asked to bring a candle – real or battery operated. All faiths are welcome.

Village of Blackville

Village of Blackville

The village of Blackville is governed by an elected council made up of a mayor and four councillors. Incorporated as a village in 1966, Blackville has a population of 958 and has had a long history related to forestry and salmon fishing.

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