Festivals and Events are a great focal point to any day trip or getaway. If you're in these areas this weekend, we consider you check out the following events.
To date most colour change has already happened and most of the leaves are all still on the trees. Now's your chance to an anything-but-green forest! Well, except for the everygreens.
|in Cottage Country and resorts towns 'north' of TO!|
Hardwood SingleTrack Challenge
Hardwood Ski and Bike
New for 2014 - The Hardwood SingleTrack Challenge will be a dedicated and "secret" 25km loop using the famously popular trails at Hardwood Ski and Bike.
Blue Mountain Village
Oct. 14 - Dec. 4 * Sunday to Thursday only *
There’s no better way to enjoy Thanksgiving weekend and the fall colours at Blue Mountain, Clarksburg and Thornbury. Free family activities, live music, Apple Pie Trail, adventures, stilt walkers, hiking, biking and fall driving tours.
It's PUMPKIN MANIA Season at Rounds Ranch so saddle up and get down here for some serious fun and farm adventures. Enjoy Pumpkin Bowling, Pumpkin Catapult, Pumpkin Pie Eating Contest, Pumpkin Hockey and much more.
McLean Berry Farm
As the season continues, the harvest becomes even more bountiful. Starting Thanksgiving weekend, the McLean’s again welcome the community to their farm for another festival. This festival takes place at their Buckhorn Berry Farm location Pumpkin festival runs the last weekends of October, starting Thanksgiving weekend.
MIDLAND & AREA
The evening will include food stations, live entertainment and a live auction. Proceeds from the event support the Georgian Bay General Hospital.
Open Mic at the MCC's Cafe Roxy. Saturdays from 1pm - 4pm. Free Admission.
Midland Cultural Centre
A new photographic exhibition of the UNESCO designated World Heritage city Havana, Cuba will be on display at the Midland Cultural Centre from September 26 until October 31. Entitled Seven Nights in Havana, the exhibit is a collaboration of three local photographers and a joint presentation of Quest Art and the MCC. Admission price for the evening is $15 with all proceeds from the exhibition donated to the Midland Cultural Centre.
Live Animal Shows: Birds of Prey and Reptiles
You will be brought face to face with the grace, majest, power and intelligence of birds of prey. OR Discover Ontario's native reptile species. Participants will learn plenty of fun facts and identification tips, as well as discover the importance of environmental stewardship and the role that individuals can play in helping Ontario's Species at Risk.
Link to: Midland Tourism
Find great events and activities on their website.
ONTARIO'S LAKE COUNTRY
4500 Fairgrounds Road just off of Hwy 12 W.
Orillia Public Library
Concerts at Casino Rama
This weekend catch Ligabue.
Now until October 31
Organized by the Ottawa Valley Tourist Association (OVTA), the Rural Ramble is a free, self-guided driving tour set against a backdrop of beautiful fall colours. One of only two regions in the world with the unique combination of climate and topography that results in brilliant fall foliage, the Valley is a magnificent destination to enjoy throughout the autumn months. Glorious colours and crisp, cool weather make it an excellent season for exploring the countryside.
Family Fun Events in Tweed and area!
The Municipality of Tweed is located half-way between Toronto and Ottawa. Known for being the gateway to both the Bay of Quinte and Land O’ Lakes Tourist region; we have an abundance of outdoor experience right here in Our Backyard. We invite you to come visit our area and experience world-class musky/black crappie fishing, events, culture and heritage, hiking, atving, snowmobiling, ice fishing, and so much more.
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