Mike Giles was making his bets and checking them twice, as he was purchasing a raft of raffles during Sunday’s Caroling in the Village, Cadboro Bay Village’s annual outdoor holiday music and sing-along event organized by the Cadboro Bay Village Association. Attendees could win gift baskets frozen turkeys from Pepper’s Foods. Wolf Depner/News Staff

Caddy Bay rings in Christmas season

Hundreds gather in Caddy Bay for annual celebration

Hundreds braved cold temperatures to hear several heart-warming Christmas tunes during Sunday’s Caroling in the Village, Cadboro Bay Village’s annual outdoor holiday music and sing-along event.

Organized by the Cadboro Bay Village Business Association, the event featured performances from the Mount Douglas Secondary School’s Jazz Band and Choir, and Louise Rose joined by members of various choirs, including the Open Door Choir at Our Place and Victoria Good News Choir.

Various holiday treats, including hot cider and eggnog, were available by donation. Organizers also raffled off several gift baskets, as well as a dozen frozen turkeys Pepper’s.

Proceeds raised split between Our Place Society and the Mount Douglas music program.

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Siblings Benjamin, 3, and Theodore, 2, could count on dad Paul Lindemann to pull them in style during Sunday’s Caroling in the Village, Cadboro Bay Village’s annual outdoor holiday music and sing-along event organized by the Cadboro Bay Village Association. Wolf Depner/News Staff

Marina Hurst, mom Shari Hurst, Krista Hurst, and dad Trevor Hurst donned Christmas-themed headwear to brave the cold temperatures and mark the season during Sunday’s Caroling in the Village, Cadboro Bay Village’s annual outdoor holiday music and sing-along event, organized by the Cadboro Bay Village Association. Wolf Depner/News Staff

Graham Taschuk, Andrew Charlton, Cameron Dean, and Kathy Charlton were in charge of the hot dogs served during Sunday’s Caroling in the Village, Cadboro Bay Village’s annual outdoor holiday music and sing-along event organized by the Cadboro Bay Village Association. Wolf Depner/News Staff

These three members of the Open Door Choir had to work without song sheets but nonetheless warmed the crowd during Sunday’s Caroling in the Village, Cadboro Bay Village’s annual outdoor holiday music and sing-along event, organized by the Cadboro Bay Village Association. Wolf Depner/News Staff

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