Holiday-themed fun things, mild weather and higher gas prices

The weekend has some mild weather with higher gas prices.
The weekend in Waterloo region has some mild weather, ending with sunshine on Sunday. (Flora Pan/CBC)

Saturday begins with some cloudy weather with a high of 6 C. Night time dips below zero at -1 C. 

However, Sunday has lots of sunshine with a high of 5 C. It gets cloudier in the night with a low of -1 C.​

5 fun things for the weekend

Temperatures are nice and mild for the weekend, just in time for some outdoor activity.

The uptown Waterloo holiday marketplace started Friday evening, and will continue throughout the weekend. Activities include horse-drawn trolley rides and a visit with Santa. Businesses in the area have joined in on the fun and there will be in-store promotions and activities. 

Take a trolley ride this weekend as part of uptown Waterloo's Holiday Marketplace. (UpTown Waterloo BIA)

For something less holiday-themed, you can head out to Huron Natural Area on Sunday for a lantern walk. It begins at 7 p.m.

Check out more weekend events on Kate's list of 5 Fun Things To Do.

Gasoline prices

Gas prices in Waterloo region rose for the first day of December, from around $1.18/L last week to almost $1.20/L Friday. Bargain prices on Friday afternoon were around $1.17/L at some gas stations.

The prices have been rising steadily since the dip experienced in early October.