The village of Ganges is all aglow for the Christmas season, and merchants and institutions have once again gone all out with their decorating skills to give islanders a treat as they walk around the town.
Winners of this year’s Driftwood Christmas Light-up Decorating Contest are as follows:
Best overall: First place, Mouat’s Home Hardware for its mesmerizing village scene; second place, Ganges fire hall.
Best use of lights: First place, PARC for Centennial Park trees; second, Ganges fire hall.
Most creative: First place, Salt Spring Gallery; second place, Love My Kitchen.
The People’s Choice Award is still up for grabs, with votes taken until the end of Monday, Dec. 12. People can drop off the name of their choice, along with their own name, on a piece of paper at the Driftwood office at 328 Lower Ganges Rd., or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.