Ongoing Events

Nature Discovery Tours
Starts: Jun 28th, 2014 9:00 am
Ends: Sep 25th, 2014 2:00 pm
Haliburton County Farmers' Market - Carnarvon
Starts: Jun 20th, 2014 1:00 pm
Ends: Oct 10th, 2014 5:00 pm

Upcoming Events

Sep 20

The Group of Seven and Tom Thomson Outdoor Exhibit & Artists' Day Festival

Oxtongue Lake Community Centre
3987 Highway 60
Algonquin Highlands, ON
Haliburton Highlands

Date: Sep 20th, 2014 11:00 am to 4:00 pm

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Arts, Culture & Heritage Festivals & Events

Unveiling of the Outdoor Exhibit. Art show and sale by renowned local artists. Excerpt of a documentary by award winning producer Bob Hilscher. Walking and pontoon boats tours to site locations where A.J. Casson created some of his works of art. Art activities for children. BBQ.


For more information, please see: http://bit.ly/WlQyJ5.

Cost: No Charge--Donations Gratefully Accepted

For more information, contact:
Jan Woods
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(705) 635-9349

Sep 20-21

Bancroft and area autumn Studio Tour

Bancroft and area
North Hastings

Starts: Sep 20th, 2014 10:00 am
Ends: Sep 21st, 2014 10:00 am

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Arts, Culture & Heritage

Drive the route and visit the artists at their studios in north Hastings. Pick up a descriptive brochure at many local businesses, art gallery of Bancroft or Chamber of Commerce September 20, 21 and 27,28

Cost: Free

Sep 20-21

Bancroft and Area Autumn Studio Tour

Various local studios
North Hastings

Starts: Sep 20th, 2014 10:00 pm
Ends: Sep 21st, 2014 5:00 pm

bancroftstudiotour.org

Arts, Culture & Heritage

Come visit the twenty artist’s home studios for our Fall Studio Tour the last two weekends of September. Brochures for self-guided tour are available free of charge at many local businesses, the Art Gallery of Bancroft & the Bancroft & District Chamber of Commerce. www.bancroftstudiotour.org

Cost: Free

Jun-Sep 28-25

Nature Discovery Tours

Bancroft & District Chamber of Commerce
8 Hastings Heritage Way, P.O. Box 539, Bancroft, ON K0L 1C0
Bancroft, ON
North Hastings

Starts: Jun 28th, 2014 9:00 am
Ends: Sep 25th, 2014 2:00 pm

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Recreational Geology Arts, Culture & Heritage

Guided interpretive tours are hosted by the Bancroft & District Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the Bancroft & Area Stewardship Council and the following local clubs: North Hastings Community Fish Hatchery “Local Fish for Local Lakes” Take a guided tour of the North Hastings Community Fish Hatchery, a state-of-the-art, fish culture facility that is raising a genetically unique strain of lake trout, as well as brook trout, for stocking into local lakes. Learn about the life cycle of a fish, the various stages of the fish rearing process, and what you can do to help enhance local fisheries. Freymond Lumber “Woodlot Wonders" Freymond Lumber Ltd. has been part of the local community since 1946 and we are committed to sustainable forest management and the long term economic health of our area. Take a guided tour of the log yard, sawmill and chipping facility. You will see logs from the local forest manufactured into lumber, wood chips, sawdust and bark. Bancroft Field Naturalist Club “Our Natural World” Join a member of the Bancroft Field Naturalist Club for a presentation and viewing of this endangered bird species who nest by the hundreds in select, protected chimneys. There are only present in the area at select periods during the year. Bancroft & Area Stewardship Council “Elk in North Hastings” Since 2000, the North Hastings area has been home to a growing population of the majestic elk.


The tour includes a presentation on the successful local restoration program, the current status of elk management, and a guided tour through elk country to view typical elk habitat (NOTE: There is great potential for sightings, but no guarantees as these are wild animals.)


Bancroft & District Chamber of Commerce "Gems and Minerals" Led by a Geologist who will explain the best method of collection for the specific site, help to identify the minerals found and provide information on the geology of the area, as well as make participants aware of interesting natural features, native animals and invasive or indigenous plants.


Go to http://www.bancroftdistrict.com/userfiles/file/2014MineralCollectingTours.pdf for dates and more information.

Cost: $10.00 Age 17+, $6.00 Age 16 and Under and Seniors 65+, $25.00 Families (up to 5 people), Note: Mineral Collecting Tours have a different admission fees and assitional fees are required for specific sites (clearly marked on website).$15.00 Ages 17+/ $10.00 Ages 16 and under/ $40.00 Families.

For more information, contact:
Visitor Information Center
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(613) 332-1513

Sep 27

Welcome To Petawawa (Rural Ramble)

Petawawa Heritage Village
176 Civic Centre RD
Petawawa, ON, ON

Date: Sep 27th, 2014 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

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Join us for a "Welcome to Petawawa" celebration as part of your Rural Ramble trip! Taking place in the market garden, there will be a bake sale, face painting,ballons and much more.  See our web site: www.petawawaheritagevillage.com.

Cost: Donation

For more information, contact:
Ann McIntyre
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(613) 687-5054

Sep 27-28

Bancroft & Area Autumn Studio Tour

Bancroft and area
North Hastings

Starts: Sep 27th, 2014 10:00 am
Ends: Sep 28th, 2014 10:00 am

bancroftstudiotour.org

Arts, Culture & Heritage

Drive the route to visit the artists in their studios Pick up a descriptive brochure at many local businesses, art gallery of Bancroft or the Chamber of Commerce.

Cost: Free

Sep 25-28

Carp Fair

Carp Fairgrounds
3790 Carp Rd
Carp, ON
Upper Ottawa Valley

Starts: Sep 25th, 2014 6:00 pm
Ends: Sep 28th, 2014 6:00 pm

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Festivals & Events

Enjoy a fun filled day in the country at the “Best Little Fair in Canada”, the Carp Fair. With great music, great shows, and a huge midway… you’ll find something for the entire family! Feel the exhilaration of all the midway twists turns and tumbles! Enjoy live music, world-class horse shows and Presidents Choice SuperDogs! Your kids will beam with excitement at the Family Circle tent with magic shows, and puppets or experience agricultural learning in the Ag Tent, petting zoo and more! It’s a full weekend of family fun! For a great fall day in the country – where all your senses will be activated – see, hear, smell – come visit Carp Fair 2014 and go home exhausted.

Cost: $10 Adults

For more information, contact:
Stephanie Verk
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(613) 839-2172

Sep 26-28

Culture Days 2014


Starts: Sep 26th, 2014 9:00 am
Ends: Sep 28th, 2014 9:00 pm

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Arts, Culture & Heritage

Culture Days invites everyone to explore, discover and participate in arts and culture in every community across the country. The event will feature FREE, hands-on, interactive activities that invite the public to participate “behind the scenes”—and to discover the world of artists, creators, historians, architects, curators, and designers at work in their community.


 

Cost: Free

Jun-Oct 20-10

Haliburton County Farmers' Market - Carnarvon

Rhubarb Restaurant in Carnarvon - Junction Hwy 35/118
Hwys 35 & 118Carnarvon, ON
Haliburton Highlands

Starts: Jun 20th, 2014 1:00 pm
Ends: Oct 10th, 2014 5:00 pm

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Festivals & Events

The Market is a destination not to be missed. Open every Friday, June 20th to October 10/14 from 1 to 5 pm. Vendors are local farm producers, bakers, food producers and artisans. We have seasonal vegetables, berries, melons, locally-raised beef and lamb, mushrooms, honey, maple syrup, plant starts, flowers, home-made breads and other baked goods, preserves, meat pies, cheeses, East Indian foods and sauces are also available. Talented artisans showcase products made locally. The market also provides space for local not-for-profit organizations to fund-raise or offer information. Watch for our special events which often include musicians, activities for kids and educational demonstrations. See you at the Market this summer.

Cost: No cost

For more information, contact:
Gailon Valleau
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(705) 457-0991

Nov 01

Halloween at Petawawa Heritage Village

Petawawa Heritage Village
176 Civic Centre Rd
Petawawa, ON, ON

Date: Nov 1st, 2014 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm

petawawaheritagevillage.com

Bring pumpkins, costumes! Free event for the whole family! We are also looking for young people or families who wish to take part. Hot drinks for the children at the Leder Haus.

Cost: FREE

For more information, contact:
Ann McIntyre
moc.liamg]ta[12erytnicmnna
(613) 687-5054

Mar-Apr 30-01

SEC 2015: It's Game On!

Sheraton Centre Toronto

Starts: Mar 30th, 2015 9:00 pm
Ends: Apr 1st, 2015 9:00 pm

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Canada’s largest annual gathering of sport, tourism professionals and event management firms, Sport Events Congress attracts over 300 delegates each year. Held in the month of April, Sport Events Congress’ flagship element is the popular Sport Events Exchange, a business-to-business events marketplace where events rights holders have the opportunity to meet one-on-one with municipal representatives interested in hosting events in their communities.