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They’re also a major part of the mummering tradition, which includes people dressing in disguise, often with hobby horses, and visiting homes within their community during the twelve days of Christmas. These visits often include a variety of performances including dancing and music. The hosts are tasked with guessing the mummers’ identities before offering them something to eat or drink. This tradition is still fairly popular in the easterly Canadian provinces of Newfoundland and Labrador.