Sounds of Christmas: Carols set to ring out over Eaglehawk

Eaglehawk UFS Dispensary Canterbury Carols organisers are expecting more than 1500 people to fill Canterbury Park for the annual Christmas event.

Seven school choirs, Eaglehawk Secondary College, the Eaglehawk Citizens Brass Band, the Our Place minstrels, Sing Australia and the Bendigo Baptist Band are just some of the performers set to take the stage.

“The carols have been going 38 years in Eaglehawk and various community groups get involved to make sure it is a success,” organiser Laurie Fitzgerald said.

CHRISTMAS BY CANDLELIGHT: Alex O'Riordan is ready for the Eaglehawk Carols this weekend. The carols begin at 6pm in Canterbury Park. Picture: NONI HYETT

CHRISTMAS BY CANDLELIGHT: Alex O'Riordan is ready for the Eaglehawk Carols this weekend. The carols begin at 6pm in Canterbury Park. Picture: NONI HYETT

From 6pm families can enjoy a free sausage sizzle and are encourage to bring their owner seating or picnic rug as they enjoy the show and wait to catch a glimpse of Santa.

“He'll turn up when Jingle Bells starts and kids will turn up from everywhere to say hello and get a bag of lollies,” Mr Fitzgerald said. 

The Eaglehawk UFS Dispensary Canterbury Carols starts at 6pm in Canterbury Park. 

In the event of rain, the carols will be held at the Peter Krenz Leisure Centre in Napier Street.