Ongoing Events

Lend Me A Tenor
Starts: Jun 29th, 2015 8:00 pm
Ends: Jul 9th, 2015 11:00 pm
One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest
Starts: Jul 13th, 2015 8:00 pm
Ends: Jul 24th, 2015 11:00 pm
Nunsensations!
Starts: Jul 27th, 2015 8:00 pm
Ends: Aug 7th, 2015 11:00 pm
Madoc Village Classic Cruise Night
Starts: May 27th, 2015 5:30 pm
Ends: Aug 19th, 2015 8:00 pm
Harvest Time at Heritage House
Starts: Nov 9th, 2015 10:30 am
Ends: Dec 24th, 2015 4:30 pm

Upcoming Events

Jun-Jul 29-09

Lend Me A Tenor

Northern Lights Performing Arts Pavilion
5358 County Rd 21
Haliburton, ON
Haliburton Highlands

Starts: Jun 29th, 2015 8:00 pm
Ends: Jul 9th, 2015 11:00 pm

highlandssummerfestival.on.ca

Arts, Culture & Heritage Festivals & Events

Presented by the Highlands Summer Festival

Cost: $34

For more information, contact:
Box Office
ac.no.lavitsefremmussdnalhgih]ta[stekcit
(705) 457-9933

Jul 11

1st Annual Arnprior Kids Summer Fishing Derby

McLean Park
178 McLean AvenueArnprior, ON
Upper Ottawa Valley

Date: Jul 11th, 2015 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

Fishing Join us for our first annual Kids Fishing Derby! Prizes for all participants. Free BBQ for the kids & adults. License free fishing day.

Cost: Free

For more information, contact:
Darren Wood
moc.liamg]ta[bulcemagdnahsifroirpnra
(613) 604-8576

Jul 13

Kevin Callan

Bon Echo Provincial Park
16151 Highway 41
Cloyne, ON
Land O' Lakes

Date: Jul 13th, 2015 10:00 am to 11:00 am

BonEchoFriends.ca

Arts, Culture & Heritage Join Kevin Callan, “The Happy Camper”, for a 1 hour canoe tripping workshop.

Location: Lagoon (Bon Echo Provincial Park)

Cost: Park Admission applies

For more information, contact:
Derek Maggs or Beth Freeland
ac.sdneirfohcenob]ta[scitsigol
(613) 336-0830

Jul 13

Here Comes the Train! The Ottawa Valley Railway Story

Eagle's Nest Banquet Hall
178 Jane St
Eganville, ON
Upper Ottawa Valley

Date: Jul 13th, 2015 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

stonefence.ca

Arts, Culture & Heritage Musical theatre by Stone Fence Theatre. Written by Ish Theilheimer, featuring bluegrass and traditional tunes and based on first first-hand experiences of some of the last of the Ottawa Valley Steam Era railway workers. Stone Fence Theatre has been telling the Ottawa Valley's history through professional musical theatre since 2003, putting some of the Valley's best talent onstage to do it.

Cost: $22 per adult, FREE for youth 18 and under

For more information, contact:
Amy
ac.ecnefenots]ta[yma
(613) 628-6600

Jul 13

Kevin Callan - A Canoe Trip Around Killarney, Family Style

Bon Echo Provincial Park
16151 Highway 41
Cloyne, ON
Land O' Lakes

Date: Jul 13th, 2015 8:00 pm to 9:00 pm

BonEchoFriends.ca

Arts, Culture & Heritage Kevin will have you laughing as he tells you about his canoeing adventures in Killarney Provincial Park with his family. Kevin is the author of many books on canoeing and is a frequent guest on Canadian T.V. and radio. He is also a field editor for Explore magazine.

Location: Amphitheatre

Cost: The Friends will cover Park admissions charges.

For more information, contact:
Derek Maggs or Beth Freeland
ac.sdneirfohcenob]ta[scitsigol
(613) 336-0830

Jul 15

David Archibald

Bon Echo Provincial Park
16151 Highway 41
Cloyne, ON
Land O' Lakes

Date: Jul 15th, 2015 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

BonEchoFriends.ca

Arts, Culture & Heritage Dust off your singing and dancing skills and join children’s entertainer David Archibald. Take part in the songs he wrote specifically about Bon Echo! David is a songwriter/composer and playwright who has worked with Avril Lavigne and performed songs on Sesame Street and Mr. Dressup. His music is regularly featured on CBC Radio. Join David for a one hour energetic and interactive show for the whole family.

Cost: The Friends will cover Park admission charges.

For more information, contact:
Derek Maggs or Beth Freeland
ac.sdneirfohcenob]ta[scitsigol
(613) 336-0830

Jul 15

Here Comes the Train! The Ottawa Valley Railway Story

Eagle's Nest Banquet Hall
178 Jane St.
Eganville, ON
Upper Ottawa Valley

Date: Jul 15th, 2015 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

stonefence.ca

Arts, Culture & Heritage Musical "Supper" theatre by Stone Fence Theatre. Written by Ish Theilheimer, featuring bluegrass and traditional tunes and based on first first-hand experiences of some of the last of the Ottawa Valley Steam Era railway workers. Stone Fence Theatre has been telling the Ottawa Valley's history through professional musical theatre since 2003, putting some of the Valley's best talent onstage to do it. Our Supper Theatre features roast-beef served Ottawa-Valley style with fresh baked goodies (veg & gf options available). While folks enjoy there supper they are treated to pre-show entertainment by local musicians.

Cost: $44 per adult, $30 per youth

For more information, contact:
Amy
ac.ecnefenots]ta[yma
(613) 628-6600

Jul 18

Greater Madawaska Area Showcase

Denbigh-Griffith Lion's Club Hall
25991 Hwy 41
Griffith, ON, ON
Ottawa Valley South

Date: Jul 18th, 2015 10:00 am to 3:00 pm

greatermadawaska.com

Arts, Culture & Heritage Festivals & Events

The Township of Greater Madawaska Area Showcase on July 18th from 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. showcases local businesses, community groups and artisans. Join us for live entertainment, children's activities, and demonstrations.

For more information contact Victoria Thomas at (613) 752-2222 or vthomas@greatermadawaska.com

Cost: FREE!

For more information, contact:
Victoria Thomas
moc.aksawadamretaerg]ta[samohtv
(613) 752-2222

Jul 19-21

Wingfield Lost & Found

Northern Lights Performing Arts Pavilion
5358 County Rd 21
Haliburton, ON
Haliburton Highlands

Starts: Jul 19th, 2015 8:00 pm
Ends: Jul 21st, 2015 11:00 pm

highlandssummerfestival.on.ca

Arts, Culture & Heritage Festivals & Events

Presented by the Highlands Summer Festival

Cost: $34

For more information, contact:
Box Office
ac.no.lavitsefremmussdnalhgih]ta[stekcit
(705) 457-9933

Jul 13-24

One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest

Northern Lights Performing Arts Pavilion
5358 County Rd 21
Haliburton, ON
Haliburton Highlands

Starts: Jul 13th, 2015 8:00 pm
Ends: Jul 24th, 2015 11:00 pm

highlandssummerfestival.on.ca

Arts, Culture & Heritage Festivals & Events

Presented by the Highlands Summer Festival

Cost: $34

For more information, contact:
Box Office
ac.no.lavitsefremmussdnalhgih]ta[stekcit
(705) 457-9933

Jul 24-26

Bon Echo Art Exhibition and Sale

Bon Echo Provincial Park
16151 Highway 41
Cloyne, ON
Land O' Lakes

Starts: Jul 24th, 2015 10:00 am
Ends: Jul 26th, 2015 4:00 pm

BonEchoFriends.ca

Arts, Culture & Heritage The Friends of Bon Echo Park will showcase the work of 43 juried artists. The artwork includes paintings, stained glass, jewellery, wood carving and pottery. Children will have the chance to create their own work of art. Sciensational Sssnakes!! will be presenting interactive programs at 11 am Saturday and Sunday. Live music daily at 1 pm. Great food. Come and enjoy the festive atmosphere.

Location: Children’s Program Area

Cost: Park Admission applies

For more information, contact:
Derek Maggs or Beth Freeland
ac.sdneirfohcenob]ta[scitsigol
(613) 336-0830

Jul 27

Kawartha Turtle Trauma Centre

Bon Echo Provincial Park
16151 Highway 41
Cloyne, ON
Land O' Lakes

Date: Jul 27th, 2015 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

BonEchoFriends.ca

Arts, Culture & Heritage How many turtle species are in Ontario? Find out from staff from the Kawartha Turtle Trauma Centre. They will be in the park to talk about Ontario’s native turtles and what we can do to protect and conserve these amazing creatures and the habitat they live in. Bring your camera to photograph some live turtles.

Cost: Park Admission applies

For more information, contact:
Derek Maggs or Beth Freeland
ac.sdneirfohcenob]ta[scitsigol
(613) 336-0830

Aug 02

Classic Cars on the Banks of the Clyde

Clyde Memorial Ball Park
Clarence Street
Lanark, ON
Ottawa Valley South

Date: Aug 2nd, 2015 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

lanarkhighlands.ca

Festivals & Events Classic car enthusiasts will congregate along the banks of the Clyde River on Sunday, August 2nd to enjoy what has become a popular annual event in Lanark Village. The Classic Cars on the Banks of the Clyde show takes place on the field at Clyde Memorial Ball Park between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Conceived three years ago as part of the village’s 150th anniversary celebrations, it began with about 85 classic autos on display, but has doubled in size. The grassy surface and confined area makes an ideal setting for the event, which is free of charge and hosted by the Township of Lanark Highlands. Visitors are invited to look at the cars and speak to their owners to learn more about them. The show features a barbeque, raffle and 50/50 draw with proceeds going towards upgrades at the beautiful ball park, which keeps benefits in the community. For info, call the township at 613.259.2398 or visit www.lanarkhighlands.ca

Cost: FREE Admission

Jul-Aug 31-02

Tweed Stampede

Trudeau's Resort and Banquet Centre
15 Trudeau Lane
Tweed, ON, ON
ComfortCountry

Starts: Jul 31st, 2015 10:00 am
Ends: Aug 2nd, 2015 3:30 pm

tweedstampede.com

Festivals & Events Saddle up for a weekend of fun for everyone! In addition to rodeo performances, the Tweed Stampede and Jamboree is proud to announce even more to do on this great weekend: truck pulls, arm wrestling competition, mutton busting, Canadian Armed Forces fly-by, bull riding machine, horse and wagon rides, fireworks and so much more.

Be sure to stick around for great live music! Check out the BMO Concert Stage for performances by Cold Creek County, Jess Moskaluke, Bobby Wills and The Road Hammers.

Cost: Ticket options online.

For more information, contact:
moc.krapuaedurt]ta[ofni
(613) 478-5511

Aug 01-02

Tour De Forest Summer Art Tour

Various locations throughout Haliburton Highlands
Haliburton Highlands

Starts: Aug 1st, 2015 10:00 pm
Ends: Aug 2nd, 2015 5:00 pm

haliburtontourdeforest.com

Arts, Culture & Heritage

2015 brings you new studios and artists. 11 studios with 22 artists exhibiting quality and unique finely crafted pottery, glass, jewelry, painting, woodworking, fabric arts, quilting, photo art --and more. There is no better way to enjoy the Highlands than seeing its beauty and taking a little of it home with you.

Cost: 0

For more information, contact:
Charlene
moc.liamg]ta[1tserofedruot
(705) 754-3536

Jul-Aug 30-02

52nd Annual Rockhound Gemboree

North Hastings Community Centre
103 Newkirk Dr.
Bancroft, ON, ON
North Hastings

Starts: Jul 30th, 2015 10:00 am
Ends: Aug 2nd, 2015 6:00 pm

rockhoundgemboree.ca

Festivals & Events Recreational Geology

Celebrate the wonders in Bancroft, Canada’s Mineral Capital! Join Rocky the Rockhound at the Nation's largest and most celebrated Gem & Mineral show! The event brings together over 100 dealers of fine mineral specimens, gemstone jewellery, and lapidary supplies. Throughout the 4 day event there’s something for everyone - enjoy shopping, exploring, learning, or join one of our Mineral Collecting Tours running every day!

Cost: Admission fee at door.

For more information, contact:
ac.bulcgnilructforcnab]ta[ofni
(613) 332-1513

Aug 02-04

Ralph + Lina

Northern Lights Performing Arts Pavilion
5358 County Rd 21
Haliburton, ON
Haliburton Highlands

Starts: Aug 2nd, 2015 2:30 pm
Ends: Aug 4th, 2015 11:00 pm

highlandssummerfestival.on.ca

Arts, Culture & Heritage Festivals & Events

Presented by the Highlands Summer Festival

Cost: $34

For more information, contact:
Box Office
ac.no.lavitsefremmussdnalhgih]ta[stekcit
(705) 457-9933

Aug 06

Const. Off. Colin Cotnam and his Dog, Tanner

Bon Echo Provincial Park
16151 Highway 41
Cloyne, ON
Land O' Lakes

Date: Aug 6th, 2015 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

BonEchoFriends.ca

Arts, Culture & Heritage Learn about the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry’s canine unit.

Location: Boat Launch area at Bon Echo Creek

Cost: Park Admission applies

For more information, contact:
Derek Maggs or Beth Freeland
ac.sdneirfohcenob]ta[scitsigol
(613) 336-0830

Jul-Aug 27-07

Nunsensations!

Northern Lights Performing Arts Pavilion
5358 County Rd 21
Haliburton, ON
Haliburton Highlands

Starts: Jul 27th, 2015 8:00 pm
Ends: Aug 7th, 2015 11:00 pm

highlandssummerfestival.on.ca

Arts, Culture & Heritage Festivals & Events

Presented by the Highlands Summer Festival

Cost: $34

For more information, contact:
Box Office
ac.no.lavitsefremmussdnalhgih]ta[stekcit
(705) 457-9933

Aug 08

Naismith Basketball 3 on 3 Tournament

Almonte, Ontario

Date: Aug 8th, 2015 8:00 am to 4:00 pm

naismithbasketball.ca

Recruit your teams of 4 players, and register your team now for the 23rd version of this exciting event in the hometown of Dr. James Naismith, inventor of basketball. Prizes for top teams & most creative team uniform. Female and male age categories include Novice (born in 2005 or later), Atom (born in 2003/2004), Bantam (born in 2001/2002), High School (born in 1997-2000), and Adults (18+).The Dunk Contest and 3-point competition will be returning again this year! BBQ & refreshments are available on-site.

Cost: $120-140 per team

For more information, contact:
Kevin Lee
ac.llabteksabhtimsian]ta[ofni
(613) 256-1061

Aug 08

OFAH Travelling TackleShare Program

Bon Echo Provincial Park
16151 Highway 41
Cloyne , ON
Land O' Lakes

Date: Aug 8th, 2015 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

BonEchoFriends.ca

Arts, Culture & Heritage Let’s go fishing! Learn to fish with staff from the Ontario Federation of Anglers & Hunters in this hands-on educational workshop. This 3 hour program includes teaching kids about fish identification, aquatic habitat, water safety, & fishing techniques. Everyone then has the opportunity to go fishing with rods & reels provided by OFAH & Ontario Power Generation. Location: Amphitheatre & short walk to Bon Echo Creek

Cost: Park Admission applies

For more information, contact:
Derek Maggs or Beth Freeland
ac.sdneirfohcenob]ta[scitsigol
(613) 336-0830

Aug 08-09

The Perth Lions Garlic Festival

Perth Fairgrounds
Halton & Arthur Streets
Perth, Ontario, ON
Ottawa Valley South

Starts: Aug 8th, 2015 9:00 pm
Ends: Aug 9th, 2015 4:00 pm

perthgarlicfestival.com

Festivals & Events

The Perth Lions Garlic Festival has a little something for everyone: Cooking Demonstrations Garlic Flavoured Foods Fresh Garlic For Sale Garlic Braiding "Birds of Prey" Wine & Beer Tasting Local Silent Art Auction.

Cost: $5 (under 12 years free)

Aug 07-09

Puppets Up! International Puppets Festival

Mill St.
Almonte, On, ON
Ottawa Valley South

Starts: Aug 7th, 2015 9:30 am
Ends: Aug 9th, 2015 6:00 pm

puppetsup.ca

Festivals & Events Pull some strings and make sure you don’t miss the Puppets Up! International Puppet Festival, back for its 11th year August 7 to 9 in beautiful downtown Almonte. This high-quality, annual festival attracts renowned puppet troupes from around the world to celebrate the art of puppetry. Come to see professional puppet troupes and more than 60 shows performed in accessible, tented theatres along the banks of the beautiful Mississippi River. This family-friendly event features puppet parades, face painters, street entertainment and much more! From the tiniest puppets to those that are 10-feet tall, puppets for fingers or on strings there is lots of laughter and fun to be had! Enjoy the ample green space close to nearby vendors, shops and sights.

Cost: Adults $20. Children 3-12yrs $10, under 3yrs Free.

For more information, contact:
ac.pusteppup]ta[ofni

Aug 07-09

Puppets Up!

Mill Street
Mill Street, Mississippi Mills
Almonte, ON
Ottawa Valley South

Starts: Aug 7th, 2015 9:00 pm
Ends: Aug 9th, 2015 9:00 pm

puppetsup.ca/directions-parking

Festivals & Events Arts, Culture & Heritage

The Puppets Up! International Puppet Festival is back for its 11th year on August 8th and 9th in beautiful downtown Almonte in Mississippi Mills. The annual festival attracts renowned puppet troupes from around the world. The family-friendly event with accessible tented theatres features a dazzling daily puppet parade, face painters, balloon twisters, stilt walkers, clowns and magicians all spread amongst ample green space close to nearby vendors, shops and sights. Puppets Up! was conceived by Noreen Young, a puppeteer (Under the Umbrella Tree), puppet designer and builder, writer and producer, and Order of Canada recipient who knows puppets and puppeteers. Pull some strings and make sure you don’t miss this world-class event! Learn more about Puppets Up! on Facebook and Twitter, as well as at www.puppetsup.ca.

Cost: Children $5, Adults $10

For more information, contact:
Marie White
ac.ytnuockranal]ta[weiram
(613) 267-4200 x.1530

Aug 12

Speaking of Wildlife - Live Demonstration

Bon Echo Provincial Park
16151 Highway 41
Cloyne, ON
Land O' Lakes

Date: Aug 12th, 2015 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

BonEchoFriends.ca

Arts, Culture & Heritage Would you like to know more about birds, turtles, and other wildlife? Join staff from Speaking of Wildlife for a close encounter with some of the animals native to the Bon Echo area. Learn some amazing things about Ontario wildlife and increase your appreciation for the creatures living around us. Location: Amphitheatre

Cost: Park Admission applies

For more information, contact:
Derek Maggs or Beth Freeland
ac.sdneirfohcenob]ta[scitsigol
(613) 336-0830

Aug 15-16

Rideau Ferry Vintage Race Boat Regatta

Rideau Ferry Yacht Club
133 Yacht Club Rd
Rideau Ferry, ON, ON
Ottawa Valley South

Starts: Aug 15th, 2015 9:30 am
Ends: Aug 16th, 2015 5:00 pm

rfyc.ca

Festivals & Events Come out to the beautiful Rideau Valley Conservation Area Beach, check out the newly developed waterfront area near the Rideau Ferry Bridge and enjoy the sights and sounds of this regatta that dates back to 1897. Watch in awe as these boats reach speeds exceeding 100mph! There is fun for all ages, including canoe-building activities, cardboard boat races and toy boat building. Swim at the beautiful beach, check out the displays and meet the racers! Free parking.

Cost: $5 per person - children under 12 free.

For more information, contact:
ac.ocitapmys]ta[cyfr
1 (613) 283-9107

May-Aug 27-19

Madoc Village Classic Cruise Night

Madoc
ST Lawrence St East
Madoc, ON
ComfortCountry

Starts: May 27th, 2015 5:30 pm
Ends: Aug 19th, 2015 8:00 pm

Festivals & Events

Classic Cruise Night for Cars, Trucks and Motorcycles. Event every other Wednesday night on St Lawrence St East Madoc. Free draws for registrants, ladies and children. 50/50 prize. Fun for the whole family!!

Cost: FREE

Aug 20

Bill White and White Pine at the Bon Echo Provincial Park Amphitheatre

Bon Echo Provincial Park
16151 Highway 41
Cloyne, ON
Land O' Lakes

Date: Aug 20th, 2015 4:30 pm to 7:00 pm

BonEchoFriends.ca

Arts, Culture & Heritage National award winning musical group “White Pine” will entertain people with their songs featuring guitars, the mandolin, and the fiddle. Bring your wallet and enjoy a BBQ put on by the Friends of Bon Echo while you enjoy the music.

Location: Amphitheatre

Cost: The Friends will cover Park admission.

For more information, contact:
Derek Maggs or Beth Freeland
ac.sdneirfohcenob]ta[scitsigol
(613) 336-0830

Aug 22

8th Annual Garlic Fest in Halibuton County

Grounds of Stanhope Community Centre
1095 North Shore RoadAlgonquin Highlands, ON
Haliburton Highlands

Date: Aug 22nd, 2015 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

haliburtongarlic.ca

Festivals & Events Haliburton County Garlic Growers Association presents the 8th Annual Garlic Fest! Get your kickin' garlic fix on Saturday, August 22nd, 2015 9:00am – 3:00pm at the Grounds of Stanhope Community Centre.  A cornucopia of freshly harvested garlic awaits your taste buds. Fill your shopping sacks with garlic preserves, dips & spreads, honey, maple syrup, baked goods, local produce, artisans ware, lavender products, native plants and so much more. Join us for this fun family oriented event. There will be live entertainment, refreshments, garlic braiding, garlic growing workshops, cooking with garlic, children’s activities and face painting.

Directions: Turn right onto North Shore Rd - 4km north of Highways 35 & 118 – follow the signs.

Cost: FREE

For more information, contact:
Haliburton County Garlic Growers Association
moc.liamg]ta[aliehsbbor
(705) 489-4201

Sep 05-07

Sundance Artisan Show

Fall River Restaurant, corner of Highway7 and CountryRd 36
21980 Highway 7
Maberly, ON
Ottawa Valley South

Starts: Sep 5th, 2015 10:00 am
Ends: Sep 7th, 2015 4:00 pm

sundancetour.ca

Arts, Culture & Heritage

The Sundance Artisan Show is a juried art and artisan show. The venue, behind Fall River Restaurant along Fall River, gives visitors the opportunity to stroll along the boots of the artists, enjoy the food and music, sit along the river, compare what is offered and make a choice out of all the beautiful works. In 2014 we welcomed 43 participating artists and an approximately 4000 visitors.

Cost: free, donations appreciated

For more information, contact:
Therese Steenberghe
ac.tnaruatserrevirllaf]ta[ofni
(613) 268-2197

Sep 10

North Lanark Seniors Expo

Almonte, Ontario
82 Bridge Street
Almonte, ON

Date: Sep 10th, 2015 1:00 pm to 8:00 pm

themills.on.ca

Seniors Expo with over 80 exhibitors and 600 public visiting. Showcasing a variety of different services and supports for the 50+ adult. Half hour seminars are provided and food is available for purchase.

Cost: Free admission to the public

For more information, contact:
Jan Watson
ac.no.sllimeht]ta[nostawj
(613) 256-1031 x.39

Sep 13

Lanark County Harvest Festival

Beckwith Park
1319 9th Line Beckwith, ON
Ottawa Valley South

Date: Sep 13th, 2015 11:00 am to 4:00 pm

harvestfestival.ca

Festivals & Events “Get Fresh with a Local Farmer” on Sunday, Sept. 13 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. You’ll find food seminars, tastings, children’s activities and local musicians. Get to know Lanark County producers and find the best places to get your local meat, cheese, honey, garlic, produce, maple syrup and more! See the value of sustainable communities through small, food-based operations.

Join us and see why this festival was named a provincial finalist for “Ontario Culinary Tourism Event of the Year” by the Ontario Culinary Tourism Alliance last year!

For more information, contact:
1 (888) 4LA-NARK

Sep 13

Lanark County Harvest Festival

Beckwith Park
1319 9th Line, Beckwith Beckwith, On, ON
Ottawa Valley South

Date: Sep 13th, 2015 11:00 am to 4:00 pm

harvestfestival.ca

Arts, Culture & Heritage Festivals & Events

“Get Fresh with a Local Farmer” at this 3rd Annual festival that celebrates fine foods made with love in Lanark County. Taste maple, garlic and honey galore at the Annual Lanark County Harvest Festival, slated for Sunday, September 13th, 2015 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Beckwith Park (1319 9th Line Beckwith, near Carleton Place). Enjoy seminars on delicious topics that will teach you about such things as the food that grows here and how to prepare it. Discover children’s activities and games, tap your toes to some of Lanark County’s finest musicians and, of course, sample the wares offered by local vendors, who are passionate about what they produce. Come and see why Lanark County is a food destination and experience the benefits of local food! The festival is a collaboration of local farmers’ markets and groups that partner to bring the best in local food to your table.

Cost: FREE Admission

For more information, contact:
Marie White
ac.ytnuockranal]ta[weiram
(613) 267-4200 x.1530

Sep 26-27

Tweed & Area Studio Tour

Tweed & Area
P.O. Box 761
Tweed, ON
Land O' Lakes

Starts: Sep 26th, 2015 10:00 am
Ends: Sep 27th, 2015 5:00 pm

tweedstudiotour.org

Arts, Culture & Heritage Discover the wealth of artistic talent and natural beauty of our corner of Ontario! Enjoy our gently rolling countryside as it transforms to autumn's glory, and relax in the warmth of our friendly people. We are a not-for-profit organization made up of local artists and artisans who showcase their talents in their studios by means of a self-guided tour. Click here for your sneak peek.

Cost: Free admission

Dec 06

Victorian Family Christmas Party

11 Old Sly's Road
Smiths Falls, ON
Ottawa Valley South

Date: Dec 6th, 2015 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

smithsfalls.ca/heritagehouse

Share in the sights, sounds and flavours of a traditional Christmas Party at Heritage House Museum in Smiths Falls. It will be a holly jolly gathering for the whole family. Gather around our traditional decorated tree in the parlour and enjoy a cup of tea or hot apple cider with some home baked seasonal treats while listening to live festive music. Enjoy an afternoon of Christmas past and present and a visit from a jolly ol' soul. The museum's gift shop is full of local gift ideas including books, jewelry, traditional children's toys and tasty treats! Take advantage of super sales, our delicious sample table and find the perfect gift and stocking stuffers from our shop and local artisans. While visiting you can also view and purchase original art as part of our 34th Annual Art Show & Artisan Market. 1:00 – 4:00 p.m., Heritage House Museum, 11 Old Slys Road, Smiths Falls. Call 613-283-6311 for information or visit us www.smithsfalls.ca/heritagehouse.
Nov-Dec 09-24

Harvest Time at Heritage House

11 Old Sly's Road
Smiths Falls, ON
Ottawa Valley South

Starts: Nov 9th, 2015 10:30 am
Ends: Dec 24th, 2015 4:30 pm

smithsfalls.ca/heritagehouse

Christmas come to Heritage House- Enjoy the festive Victorian surroundings and discover the origins of our Christmas traditions. Also, the museum grounds showcase a Festive Christmas Lighting display! Daily, 10:30 to 4:30, call 613-283-6311 for information.