Central Counties Featured Events

May 28

Main Street Markham Farmers’ Market

Location: Main Street Markham

Date: May 28th, 2016 8:00 am to 1:00 pm

http://www.mainstreetmarkham.com
Come and support our local farmers at our 17th Annual Award winning Farmers’ Market. Come grab a coffee and enjoy freshness straight from the farm! Fresh fruit, vegetables, handmade crafts, BBQ, baked goods and more! Live entertainment every Saturday from 10 am – 1 pm. West side of Robinson Street & Main Street. Come Join us!

Cost: FREE

For more information:
(905) 472-2462
info@mainstreetmarkham.com

May 28-29

Geofest

Location: Kortright Centre for Conservation

Starts: May 28th, 2016 10:00 am
Ends: May 29th, 2016 4:00 pm

http://www.kortright.org
Find hidden geocaches on the Kortright property. Enjoy beginner GPS workshops, guided hikes and more! Guided hike at 11:00 am and 1:00 pm. Archetype Sustainable House Tours at 2:30 pm.

Cost: $0.00 - $6.50

For more information:
(905) 832-2289
info@kortright.org

May 28

Urns, Pots and Baskets!

Location: Pathways to Perennials

Date: May 28th, 2016 10:00 am to 11:00 am

http://www.pathwaystoperennials.com
Fill your spring urns, pots or hanging baskets with sunshine, flowers and fragrance. Our garden enthusiasts have chosen many long blooming varieties to enhance your display. We have annuals, perennials, vines and branches. We have decorative mosses in vibrant Irish green, passion purple, fantastic fushia and naturals. Bring your own pot or insert or choose one of our new planters. If you don’t want to fuss with your own planting you can easily pick up a design-ready planter or have it delivered.

Cost: $5 per person plus tax, materials extra

For more information:
(905) 939-8680
angie@pathwaystoperennials.com

May 28

Dufferin County Forest Wildflower Identification

Location: Dufferin County Forest Little Tract

Date: May 28th, 2016 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

Join local terrestrial and aquatic botanist Dawn Renfrew on a leisurely walk through the Little Tract of the Dufferin County Forest to identify spring wildflowers.

Cost: $10 per person; please register space is limited

For more information:
(519) 941-1114
promotions@dufferinmuseum.com

May 28

Erin Summer Celebration!

Location: Erin Village

Date: May 28th, 2016 11:00 am to 5:00 pm

http://www.villageoferin.ca
The sun is out - it’s time to celebrate summer! This event is a sidewalk sale meets street festival with something for everyone. Sales, promotions, and door prizes. Enjoy the small town atmosphere that makes Erin such a special place. There will be street entertainment, special activities for all ages, food samples and more! Watch www.facebook.com/villageoferinbia for more event details

Cost: Free

For more information:
villageoferin@gmail.com

May 29

Artist Talk with Ed Pien

Location: Varley Art Gallery of Markham

Date: May 29th, 2016 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

http://goo.gl/s2JDtb
Join us for an artist talk with Ed Pien, whose work is featured in “On Your Mark II: F.H. Varley, Ed Pien, Kate Wilson” at the Varley Art Gallery of Markham.

Cost: Free

For more information:
(905) 477-7000 x.3261
abansil@markham.ca

May 29

Tea & Talk: Freemasonry in Oshawa

Location: Oshawa Museum

Date: May 29th, 2016 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

http://oshawamuseum.org
Oshawa’s Masonic history dates back to the early 1840s and throughout the years, many of our own prominent citizens have been involved with the Masons.

Join Museum Curator, Melissa Cole for the May 29th Tea & Talk to discover more about our own links to the world's most famous secret society.

Tickets are $10 per person and $5 for members of the Oshawa Historical Society. Reservations are required. 905-436-7624 x106

Cost: $10 per person, $5 for OHS members

For more information:
(905) 436-7624
programming@oshawamuseum.org

May 29

Opening Receptions: Lucie Chan, Jerome Havré, Sarind Dhaliwal

Location: The Robert McLaughlin Gallery

Date: May 29th, 2016 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

http://rmg.on.ca/events/4590/
Join us and meet the artists and curators of Sarindar Dhaliwal: The Radcliffe Line and Other Geographies and Lucie Chan and Jérôme Havre: Liminal.

Cost: Free

For more information:
(905) 576-3000
smogelonsky@rmg.on.ca

May 29

Opening reception for 2016 Summer Exhibitions

Location: Varley Art Gallery of Markham

Date: May 29th, 2016 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

http://www.varleygallery.ca
Please join us for opening remarks and refreshments for our summer exhibition season. On view until from May 28 to September 6 is “Visualizing a Culture for Strangers: Export Paintings from the Nineteenth Century” and “On Your Mark: F.H. Varley, Ed Pien, Kate Wilson”.

Cost: Free

For more information:
(905) 477-7000 x.3261
varley@markham.ca

May 29

Opening Reception for summer exhibitions

Location: Varley Art Gallery of Markham

Date: May 29th, 2016 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

http://www.varleygallery.ca
Sun., May 29 | 2 – 4 p.m. | Free
Please join us for opening remarks and refreshments for our summer exhibition season. On view from May 28 to September 6 is "Visualizing a Culture for Strangers: Export Paintings of the Nineteenth Century", circulated and organized by the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, and "On Your Mark II: F.H. Varley, Ed Pien, Kate Wilson."

Cost: Free

For more information:
(905) 477-7000 x.3261
varley@markham.ca

May 29

Jessica Field: Performance - Data Collection

Location: The Robert McLaughlin Gallery

Date: May 29th, 2016 2:30 pm to 3:00 pm

http://rmg.on.ca/events/jessica-field-performance-data-collection/
Join us for a performance by ArtLab resident Jessica Field as part of her residency Mapping Subjectivity using the Scientific Method.

Cost: Free

For more information:
(905) 576-3000
smogelonsky@rmg.on.ca

Jun 02-05

Orangeville Blues and Jazz Festival

Location: Various Locations

Starts: Jun 2nd, 2016 9:00 am
Ends: Jun 5th, 2016 9:00 pm

http://orangevillebluesandjazz.ca/
This award-winning festival will feature 80+ outstanding performers over three days on the main stage and other venues. Not to be missed!

Cost: Free

For more information:
execdirector@orangevillebluesandjazz.ca

Jun 02

A Pathway to Yoga: A Quiet Retreat in the Garden

Location: Pathways to Perennials

Date: Jun 2nd, 2016 11:00 am to 1:30 pm

http://www.pathwaystoperennials.com
Amidst the beauty within the private gardens of Hidcote Hideaway explore Meditation and Movement, lead by local studio owner Priscilla Filipe of Intentions Yoga. Surrounded by the subtle sounds of nature, tune into the rhythm of your breath and discover techniques to heat and cool your body. Each session is designed to help to support the release of tension and bring balance back to the Self through mindful breath, meditation and movement. After each session, enjoy a thoughtfully prepared lunch.

Cost: $55 per person

For more information:
(905) 939-8680
angie@pathwaystoperennials.com

Jun 03

Museum – P.A. Day at the Museum

Location: Markham Museum

Date: Jun 3rd, 2016 8:00 am to 6:00 pm

http://www.markhammuseum.ca
Bust PA Day boredom for your kids! Children will explore the many on-site attractions while participating in fun and educational activities that have been specially programmed to keep kids active while school’s out. Please send your child with a nut & peanut free lunch/snacks and dress them for the weather.

For your convenience, you may drop your child off between 8 AM and 9 AM and pick them up between 4 PM and 6 PM.

Ages : 4 to 10 years old

Pre-registration is required.

For more information:
(905) 305-5970
jrock@markham.ca

Jun 03

RMG Fridays: The Pride Show

Location: The Robert McLaughlin Gallery

Date: Jun 3rd, 2016 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm

http://rmg.on.ca/events/rmg-fridays-pride-show/
In partnership with Pride Durham, the RMG is celebrating Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual, Transgendered, Queer (LGBTQ) and associated peoples throughout our community. Listen to Adam McMaster perform and Kate Reid, tour Liminal and get a sneak peek at Driftwood Theatre’s summer production.

Free to attend | 7-10pm | Cash Bar | All ages welcome.
Follow the twitter feed at #RMGFridays!

Cost: Free

For more information:
(905) 576-3000
smogelonsky@rmg.on.ca

Jun 04

48th Annual Canoe The Nonquon

Date: Jun 4th, 2016 8:00 am to 10:30 am

Participate in the longest running canoe race in Ontario. Sanctioned by OMCKRA the traditional canoe race down the Nonquon River and into Lake Scugog will be held on Saturday, June 4. Register Fri., June 3 from 6 - 9 pm and Sat. June 4 from 7 - 10 am at the Latcham Centre. NOTE: New Start time and location! Boats may go into the water anytime between 8:00-10:30. Race start line is on Scugog Line 12 between Old Simcoe Road and Simcoe Street (Regional Road 2).
Jun 04

Main Street Markham Farmers’ Market

Location: Main Street Markham

Date: Jun 4th, 2016 8:00 am to 1:00 pm

http://www.mainstreetmarkham.com
Come and support our local farmers at our 17th Annual Award winning Farmers’ Market. Come grab a coffee and enjoy freshness straight from the farm! Fresh fruit, vegetables, handmade crafts, BBQ, baked goods and more! Live entertainment every Saturday from 10 am – 1 pm. West side of Robinson Street & Main Street. Come Join us!

Cost: FREE

For more information:
(905) 472-2462
info@mainstreetmarkham.com

Jun 04
It’s a brand new way to garden – feed the soul and the tummy at the same time. Excellent gift for the enthusiastic gardener who wants individual garden design or maintenance help from an expert in a casual hand’s on learning environment. Following Lorraine’s perennial design session a tantalizing chef- prepared breakfast will be served in the garden to replenish our energy.

Second session of a series of five B.B.C. – Natural Insect Control and Perennial Maintenance

Spaces are limited.

Cost: $30 per person plus tax

For more information:
(905) 939-8680
angie@pathwaystoperennials.com

Jun 04

Military Day

Location: Georgina Military Museum

Date: Jun 4th, 2016 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

http://www.georginamilitarymuseum.ca/
Our annual open house featuring re-enactors, restored WWII vehicles, a community bbq and much more

Cost: $5 Per Person

Jun 04

Georgina Military Museum Military Day

Location: Keswick

Date: Jun 4th, 2016 10:00 am to 9:00 pm

http://www.georginamilitarymueum.ca
A day showcasing past and present military vehicle exhibits, re-enactors, military vendors, BBQ, face painting, and of course our silent auction, both museum buildings will be open, our exhibits have been rebuilt, bringing a more personal touch to honor the those who served

Cost: $5.00 per person

For more information:
(905) 989-9900
frontdesk@georginamilitarymuseum.ca

Jun 04

Doors Open Whitchurch-Stouffville

Location: The Whitchurch-Stouffville Museum

Date: Jun 4th, 2016 10:00 am to 9:00 pm

http://www.wsmuseum.ca
FREE ADMISSION! Spend the day exploring the heritage, culture, and the community of Whitchurch-Stouffville. Each attraction will offer a unique experience. Participate in behind-the-scenes tours, activities, and more. 3rd annual QR code Scavenger Hunt! For more information or a complete list of this year’s sites, please go to www.doorsopenontario.on.ca or www.doorsopenws.ca

Cost: Free

For more information:
(905) 727-8954
wsmuseum@townofws.ca

Jun 04

Georgina Salutes

Location: Georgina Military Museum

Date: Jun 4th, 2016 10:00 am to 3:00 pm

http://www.georginamilitarymuseum.com
It is a fun filled day of non-stop music, restored military vehicles, hunger satisfying BBQ’d food, face painting for the kids, exhibitions from re-enactors, and a great silent auction It will also feature active service personnel from The Queens York Rangers who will bring an array of military hardware including their reconnaissance “G-Wagon”. For more information please visit our website at www.georginamilitarymuseum.ca or call 905-989-9900. Rain or shine

For more information:
(905) 989-9900
icjohns@hotmail.com

Jun 04

Georgina Military Day

Location: Keswick

Date: Jun 4th, 2016 10:00 am to 3:00 pm

http://wwwgeorginamilitarymuseum.ca
Military History

Cost: 5.00

For more information:
(905) 989-9900
frontdesk@georginamilitarymuseum.ca

Jun 04-05

Unionville Festival

Location: Main Street Unionville

Starts: Jun 4th, 2016 10:00 am
Ends: Jun 5th, 2016 5:00 pm

http://www.unionvillefestival.com/
2016 will be the 47th annual Unionville Festival. And it just keeps getting better. June 4 and 5 will bring tens of thousands to our crooked little main street and we hope you can be one of them.

For more information:
info@unionvillefestival.com

Jun 04

Say Yes to the Wedding Dress

Location: King Heritage and Cultural Centre

Date: Jun 4th, 2016 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

http://kingmuseum.king.ca
As seen in Today's Bride Magazine, the Mobile Millinery Museum and Costume Archive present a collection of antique and vintage bridal fashion, showcasing iconic wedding gowns from the 1860s to the 1980s. Tea and refreshments served after the presentation. $20 a person. For more info and to register please contact kingmuseum@king.ca or 905.833.2331.

Cost: $20 a person

For more information:
(905) 833-2331
kingmuseum@king.ca

Jun 05
The Aurora Chamber Street Festival is held annually on Yonge Street between Wellington Street and Murray Drive. A section of Yonge Street is closed to traffic, allowing vendors and visitors full access to the street.
The Festival is family-friendly and fun for all ages. There are over 500 vendors on Yonge Street, fantastic "Street Performers," musical entertainment and so much more.
The event happens rain or shine and parking and admission are always free!

Cost: free

For more information:
(905) 727-7262 x.23
s.watson@aurorachamber.on.ca

Jun 05

Downtown Walking Tour

Location: Oshawa Museum

Date: Jun 5th, 2016 Noon to 2:00 pm

http://oshawamuseum.org
Plane crashes, jewellery heists, the army, and Gens Army, all these and more are explored by the Oshawa Community Museum on their Historic Downtown Walking Tour. On Sunday June 5, 2016, join Oshawa Museum staff as they stroll down the streets of Oshawa, sharing stories from days gone by, and stories from recent memory.

Departs from the Oshawa Public Library, McLaughlin Branch: 65 Bagot Street, Oshawa, ON

Admission is $5/person or FREE if you are a member of the Oshawa Historical Society.

For more information:
(905) 436-7624
membership@oshawamuseum.org

Jun 05

Museum Pottery – Gift for Father’s Day

Location: Markham Museum

Date: Jun 5th, 2016 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

http://www.markhammuseum.ca
Get ready for Father’s Day or spend some quality time with Dad before the big day by making something together in the pottery studio. Come and make a one of a kind project with or for that one of a kind guy! Cost for 1 child and 1 adult, additional participants $25.00 each to a max of 2 additional participants. Includes all supplies and firing.

Ages : 4 and up

Pre-registration is required.

Call (905) 305-5970 to register.

Cost: $30

For more information:
(905) 305-5970
jrock@markham.ca

Jun 09

Found Drawings with Ruth Read

Location: The Robert McLaughlin Gallery

Date: Jun 9th, 2016 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

http://rmg.on.ca/activities/found-drawings/
Found Drawing is defined as ‘by-products of other processes, organic forms or discarded materials-images arising by accident, rather than from any conscious process’. (TRACEY, Loughborough University)

Explore this alternative approach to mark-making and composition with Ruth Read using varied source materials. Using indoor and outdoor surroundings, materials may include rubbings, camera phone photography, or drawings inspired by work in our exhibitions for instance.

Cost: $25 members/$35 non-members

For more information:
(905) 576-3000
smogelonsky@rmg.on.ca

Jun 09
Join us and celebrate the exhibition and winning artists!

Cost: Free

For more information:
(905) 576-3000
smogelonsky@rmg.on.ca

Jun 09

Crit Crowd with Sean McQuay

Location: The Robert McLaughlin Gallery

Date: Jun 9th, 2016 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

http://rmg.on.ca/events/crit-crowd/
Are you an artist in need of supportive feedback, wishing to invigorate your practice through lively discussion with peers? Once a month, join us in the RMG’s studio for a 2-hour group critique facilitated by a rotating roster of professionals in the field. (Scroll down past the form to see who’s coming up next!)

All media welcome. Each session begins at 6:30pm and lasts for approximately 2 hours.

Maximum of 3 artworks per participant. Registration required.
Free for members/$5 Non-members

Cost: $5 for non-members

For more information:
(905) 576-3000
smogelonsky@rmg.on.ca

Jun 09-10

Italian Contemporary Film Festival Opening Night Party

Location: Roy Thompson Hall

Starts: Jun 9th, 2016 9:30 pm
Ends: Jun 10th, 2016 12:30 am

http://icff.ca/parties2016/
ICFF has become known in Toronto and the GTA for its glamorous events, especially the Opening and the Closing parties. In 2016, the ICFF Opening Party will be held at Roy Thompson Hall and the Closing Party at The Ritz Carlton Hotel. The Opening and Closing Parties will feature entertainment, an exquisite culinary experience, and an opportunity to share the passion of cinema. Walk the red carpet to join this exclusive party with an Italian buffet & open bar…Guest stars in attendance!

Cost: $90-120

For more information:
(416) 551-4615
info@icff.ca

Jun 10-12

Bowmanville Rotary Rockin' Ribs & Brews

Location: Bowmanville

Starts: Jun 10th, 2016 5:00 pm
Ends: Jun 12th, 2016 5:00 pm

https://ribsandbrews.com/
Bowmanville Rockin’ Rotary Ribs and Brews features Barbequed ribs and chicken, plus a beer festival with great craft-brewed beer, featuring live entertainment – it all happens at the great atmosphere of the Garnet Rickard Complex.

Life doesn’t get much better!

For more information, visit our webite: http://ribsandbrews.com/

Cost: N/A

For more information:
(905) 623-4277
info@ribsandbrews.com

Jun 10

Paint Night

Location: 241 Hanlan Road, Woodbridge Ontario

Date: Jun 10th, 2016 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm

https://paintnite.com/events/1072581.html.
Join us in a night of social painting on Friday, June 10, 2016 from 8:00pm to 10:00pm at the Caritas Centre located at 241, Hanlan Road #1-2, Woodbridge, ON. Grab a paint brush, bring your friends, and come enjoy a night filled with painting, music, and light food! Kleinburg LEOS have chosen to support 10 year old Sofia Sdao from Woodbridge, Ontario who was diagnosed with Spastic Diplegia Cerebral Palsy at 10 months old.

Cost: $45 per person

For more information:
(647) 234-1843
vani.maddalena@gmail.com

Jun 11

Main Street Markham Farmers’ Market

Location: Main Street Markham

Date: Jun 11th, 2016 8:00 am to 1:00 pm

http://www.mainstreetmarkham.com
Come and support our local farmers at our 17th Annual Award winning Farmers’ Market. Come grab a coffee and enjoy freshness straight from the farm! Fresh fruit, vegetables, handmade crafts, BBQ, baked goods and more! Live entertainment every Saturday from 10 am – 1 pm. West side of Robinson Street & Main Street. Come Join us!

Cost: FREE

For more information:
(905) 472-2462
info@mainstreetmarkham.com

Jun 11

A Country Path Open House

Date: Jun 11th, 2016 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Jun 11-12

Peony Festival Oshawa

Starts: Jun 11th, 2016 9:00 am
Ends: Jun 12th, 2016 5:00 pm

Jun 11

Doors Open Clarington

Date: Jun 11th, 2016 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Jun 11

King City Craft Beer and Food Truck Festival

Location: Memorial Park

Date: Jun 11th, 2016 Noon to 9:30 pm

http://www.kingcraftbeerandfood.com
The event features a variety of craft beer vendors and gourmet food trucks. With a day full of musical performances.

Cost: $15

For more information:
(905) 833-5321
tveer@king.ca

Jun 11
Welcome Ontario Lumberjacks!

Beaverton is located on the east side of Lake Simcoe, and is easily accessible from:
Coming from the south by Highway 48 from Markham (Toronto) and Highway 12 from Oshawa

Coming from the north by Highway 12 from Orillia.

Coming from the east by Highway 7 from Lindsay and Peterborough, which joins onto Highway 12 just south of Beaverton.
Within Beaverton, the Fairgrounds are located on the west side of town towards the lake, with the main gates and parking lot located on Main Street West.

Cost: see website

Jun 12

Museum Pottery - Toad Abodes

Location: Markham Museum

Date: Jun 12th, 2016 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

http://www.markhammuseum.ca
Create a natural shelter for the toads in your garden to hide from predators and stay out of the sun. Whimsical as well as practical, a toad house makes a charming addition to the garden. Cost for 1 child and 1 adult, additional participants $25.00 each to a max of 2 additional participants. Includes all supplies and firing.

Ages : 4 and up

Pre-registration is required.

Call (905) 305-5970 to register.

Cost: $30

For more information:
(905) 305-5970
jrock@markham.ca

Jun 12

OPG Second Sundays: Summer!

Location: The Robert McLaughlin Gallery

Date: Jun 12th, 2016 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

http://rmg.on.ca/events/opg-second-sundays-summer/
We’re ready to celebrate some warm weather. Are you? Join us in creating summer-inspired artwork, abstracted windsocks, mosaics, buttons and more!

OPG Second Sundays offers FREE art activities each month!
Registration not required. Drop-in 1pm to 3pm

Cost: Free

For more information:
(905) 576-3000
smogelonsky@rmg.on.ca

Jun 12

Cartography of Process

Location: The Robert McLaughlin Gallery

Date: Jun 12th, 2016 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

http://rmg.on.ca/activities/cartography-of-process/
This workshop is for artists wishing to re-examine their creative process, make meaning in their activities and enrich their practice. With a background in computer programming, Jessica Field will kead both individual and collaborative exercises, employing a schematic drawing technique that allows participants’ to integrate background and personal experiences into their work.

$25 members / $35 non-members

Cost: $25 members / $35 non-members

For more information:
(905) 576-3000
smogelonsky@rmg.on.ca

Jun 12

Ajax Trailfest

Date: Jun 12th, 2016 9:00 pm

Jun 16

A Pathway to Yoga: A Quiet Retreat in the Garden

Location: Pathways to Perennials

Date: Jun 16th, 2016 11:00 am to 1:30 pm

http://www.pathwaystoperennials.com
Amidst the beauty within the private gardens of Hidcote Hideaway explore Meditation and Movement, lead by local studio owner Priscilla Filipe of Intentions Yoga. Surrounded by the subtle sounds of nature, tune into the rhythm of your breath and discover techniques to heat and cool your body. Each session is designed to help to support the release of tension and bring balance back to the Self through mindful breath, meditation and movement. After each session, enjoy a thoughtfully prepared lunch.

Cost: $55 per person

For more information:
(905) 939-8680
angie@pathwaystoperennials.com

Jun 16-18

Markham Village Music Festival

Location: Main Street Markham

Starts: Jun 16th, 2016 9:00 pm
Ends: Jun 18th, 2016 9:00 pm

http://www.markhamfestival.com
The 2016 Markham Village Music Festival
June 17 and June 18
Friday 6 to 11 pm
Saturday 9 am to 9 pm

Morgan Park - Thursday - Friday and Saturday

Cost: free

For more information:
info@markhamfestival.com

Jun 17-18

12th Annual Moonlight Madness

Location: Downtown Port Perry

Starts: Jun 17th, 2016 6:00 pm
Ends: Jun 18th, 2016 12:00 am

http://www.discoverportperry.ca
This is the event that everyone has been waiting for – Moonlight Madness.
Downtown Port Perry's eclectic stores, boutiques and eateries will be offering fabulous savings on a wide selection of items. Moonlight Madness kicks off a whole summer season of exciting events in Port Perry! Coming soon the Moonlight Madness Savings list!

Cost: Free

For more information:
(905) 985-4971
info@discoverportperry.ca

Jun 17

L'HISTOIRE DU SOLDAT

Location: Cornell Recital Hall- Community Centre

Date: Jun 17th, 2016 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm

http://www.ksorchestra.ca
A bargain with the devil leads a soldier to a life of hardship and heartache in Stravinsky’s L'Histoire du Soldat. The dissolution of tonality combined with melodic and harmonic richness in Kammersymphonie by Schönberg is sure to excite an inner frenzy worthy of its first performances that resulted in unhinged riots.

Kristian Alexander | conductor

Schönberg, Kammersymphonie, Op. 9
Stravinsky, L'Histoire du soldat

$10 Tickets at the door

Cost: $10 AT THE DOOR

For more information:
(905) 604-8339
info@ksorchestra.ca

Jun 17-18

Spend the Weekend with DEVON ALLMAN

Location: St. Francis Centre

Starts: Jun 17th, 2016 8:00 pm
Ends: Jun 18th, 2016 11:30 pm

http://www.musicbythebaylive.com
Devon Allman will be performing an Electric Show on Friday night and an Intimate Storytelling Acoustic show on Saturday night. Both evenings, Devon will be backed by Bobby Schneck (guitar), Pedro Arevalo (bass) and Anthony Nanney (drums) in support of his forthcoming studio album. It drops this fall on Ruf Records! Join us for 2 nights to receive your VIP laminate.

Cost: $60 Advance

For more information:
(905) 831-8661
musicbythebaylive@rogers.com

Jun 17-18

Italian Contemporary Film Festival Closing Party

Location: The Ritz-Carlton Hotel

Starts: Jun 17th, 2016 9:30 pm
Ends: Jun 18th, 2016 12:30 am

http://icff.ca/parties2016/
ICFF has become known in Toronto and the GTA for its glamorous events, especially the Opening and the Closing parties. In 2016, the ICFF Opening Party will be held at Roy Thompson Hall and the Closing Party at The Ritz Carlton Hotel. The Opening and Closing Parties will feature entertainment, an exquisite culinary experience, and an opportunity to share the passion of cinema. Walk the red carpet to join this exclusive party with an Italian buffet & open bar…Guest stars in attendance!

Cost: $90-120

For more information:
(416) 551-4615
info@icff.ca

Jun 18

Main Street Markham Farmers’ Market

Location: Main Street Markham

Date: Jun 18th, 2016 8:00 am to 1:00 pm

http://www.mainstreetmarkham.com
Come and support our local farmers at our 17th Annual Award winning Farmers’ Market. Come grab a coffee and enjoy freshness straight from the farm! Fresh fruit, vegetables, handmade crafts, BBQ, baked goods and more! Live entertainment every Saturday from 10 am – 1 pm. West side of Robinson Street & Main Street. Come Join us!

Cost: FREE

For more information:
(905) 472-2462
info@mainstreetmarkham.com

Jun 18

Father's Day Print Making

Location: King Heritage and Cultural Centre

Date: Jun 18th, 2016 10:00 am to Noon

http://kingmuseum.king.ca
What better way to celebrate Dad than by giving him the perfect Father's Day card - one that you printed yourself! Join us for an experience with some old fashioned printing and carding making for all the Dads out there! $5 a person or $10 for a family of up to 4. For more info and to register please contact 905.833.2331 or kingmuseum@king.ca.

Cost: $5 a peron or $10 for a family of up to 4 members

For more information:
(905) 833-2331
kingmuseum@king.ca

Jun 18

Shelburne Street Festival and Classic Car Show

Location: Town of Shelburne

Date: Jun 18th, 2016 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

http://www.townofshelburne.on.ca
Join us for the annual Street Festival and Classic Car Show Saturday June 18, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Main Street – Downtown Shelburne. Live Entertainment, Bed Races, Children’s Activities, Open Air Market and much more!

Cost: Free

For more information:
(519) 925-2600 x.230
scrouse@shelburne.ca

Jun 18

Father’s Day Feast at Blossom Café

Location: Pathways to Perennials

Date: Jun 18th, 2016 11:00 am to 3:00 pm

http://www.pathwaystoperennials.com
Treat the Fathers in your life to a delightful hearty meal alfresco. Let the Blossom Café Chef, serve and tantalize your every taste bud on this special Father’s day lunch celebration. Leave some belly room for dessert too (Children under 12 years of age $15.00). Blossom Café is liquor licensed so you can indulge in a beer, or a glass of wine (or two) while enjoying each other’s company.

Cost: Starting at $35 per person plus tax

For more information:
(905) 939-8680
angie@pathwaystoperennials.com

Jun 18

Caledon Day Gone Country!

Location: Town of Caledon

Date: Jun 18th, 2016 2:00 pm to 11:00 pm

http://www.caledon.ca
Host to over 13,000 people in 2015, Caledon Day is Caledon's largest free event!

Enjoy all things country - everything from the events to the music is going country! Live performances all day with the headliner taking the stage at 9:30. Fun for everyone; interact at the Kid Zone, Car Show, Animal Zone, Vendor Zone and Beer Garden. Top the night off with the extraordinary fireworks finale.

Cost: Free

For more information:
(905) 584-2272
info@caledon.ca

Jun 19

Father's Day Heritage Train Ride

Location: Uxbridge & Stouffville Train Stations

Date: Jun 19th, 2016 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

http://www.ydhr.ca
Across North America, June 19th is the day that fathers are honoured. Treat your dad to a trip on the York-Durham Heritage Railway.

Today dads ride for half price, when accompanied by their children.

Visit our website for train departure times.

Cost: see website

For more information:
(905) 852-3696
ydhr@ydhr.ca

Jun 19

Outdoor Survival Skills

Location: Kortright Centre for Conservation

Date: Jun 19th, 2016 11:30 am to 9:00 pm

http://www.kortright.org
Discover what can keep your family alive in the forest if you were lost. Discover some of the wild edibles that abound in the forest. Hike times are 11:30 am and 1:00 pm. Hikes are included in the price of general admission.

Cost: $0.00 - $6.50

For more information:
(905) 832-2289
info@kortright.org

Jun 19

Father's Day Heritage Train Ride

Location: Stouffville Go Station

Date: Jun 19th, 2016 Noon to 4:00 pm

http://www.ydhr.ca
Treat your dad to a trip on the York-Durham Heritage Railway.

Dads ride for half price, when accompanied by their child(ren).

Cost: See website

For more information:
(905) 852-3696
ydhr@ydhr.ca

Jun 19

Museum Pottery – Father’s Day Tree Hand Print Tiles

Location: Markham Museum

Date: Jun 19th, 2016 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

http://www.markhammuseum.ca
After breakfast in bed for Dad or brunch with family, come spend some time together in our pottery studio creating one of a kind hand print tiles. These Tree Hand Print Tiles will be a lasting memory that can be hung on the wall for years to come. Cost for 1 child and 1 adult, additional participants $25.00 each to a max of 2 additional participants. Includes all supplies and firing.

Ages : 4 and up

Pre-registration is required.

Call (905) 305-5970 to register

Cost: $30

For more information:
(905) 305-5970
jrock@markham.ca

Jun 21

35th Annual Chamber Golf Classic

Location: St. Andrews Valley Golf Club

Date: Jun 21st, 2016 7:30 am to 2:00 pm

http://www.aurorachamber.on.ca/events
For more details and to download the registration form for the 35th Annual Golf Classic, please visit: www.aurorachamber.on.ca/golf-classic

Registration – 7:30 am

Shotgun Start – 8:30 am

Ticket includes 18 holes of g

Cost: $175

For more information:
(905) 727-7262
s.watson@aurorachamber.on.ca

Jun 24

38th Annual Bolton Truck and Tractor Pull

Location: Albion & Bolton Fairgrounds

Date: Jun 24th, 2016 6:00 pm to 11:00 pm

http://boltontractorpull.ca/truck-and-tractor-pull/89-2/
This is the largest one-day pull in the GTA! Come out and celebrate this great community event. There is something for all ages and interests.

Cost: $15 for adults; $5 for children 12 & under

For more information:
(905) 880-0369
bolton_fair@hotmail.com

Jun 24

Music on Main!

Location: Main Street Markham

Date: Jun 24th, 2016 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

http://www.mainstreetmarkham.com
Live entertainment on the street every Friday in the summer! Check www.mainstreetmarkham.com for more details.

Cost: FREE

For more information:
(905) 472-2462
info@mainstreetmarkham.com

Jun 25

Main Street Markham Farmers’ Market

Location: Main Street Markham

Date: Jun 25th, 2016 8:00 am to 1:00 pm

http://www.mainstreetmarkham.com
Come and support our local farmers at our 17th Annual Award winning Farmers’ Market. Come grab a coffee and enjoy freshness straight from the farm! Fresh fruit, vegetables, handmade crafts, BBQ, baked goods and more! Live entertainment every Saturday from 10 am – 1 pm. West side of Robinson Street & Main Street. Come Join us!

Cost: FREE

For more information:
(905) 472-2462
info@mainstreetmarkham.com

Jun 25-26

CIBC Taste of Asia

Location: Kennedy and Steeles Ave

Starts: Jun 25th, 2016 9:00 am
Ends: Jun 26th, 2016 9:00 pm

http://www.taste-of-asia.ca/
Each summer, our vendors offer a vast variety of entertainment, information, activities and Asian cuisine to our visitors. This year is no exception with over 150 street vendor booths and more as mouth-watering aromas drift through the air. NEW THIS YEAR; Spice it up! a hot sauce making competition where hot sauce lovers can rejoice. “Spice It Up” will consist of two categories: homemade, and restaurant grade. There will be multiple giant tasting tents where attendees can indulge their taste buds in unique blends of aromatic herbs and spices.
Jun 25

The Bookshelf

Location: Newmarket Community Centre

Date: Jun 25th, 2016 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

http://thebookshelf.wcyork.ca/
Where Readers Meet Authors
In the heart of Newmarket, as the residents start to stir, Canadian authors will gather at the community centre. From heart pulling romance and outlandish laughter, to black holes destroying space ships and dwarfs battling elves, to crime and sacrifice, every genre has a place.

Cost: Free

For more information:
thebookshelf@wcyork.ca

Jun 25-26

24 Hours of Summer Solstice - Mountain Bike Festival

Location: Albion Hills Conservation Area

Starts: Jun 25th, 2016 9:00 am
Ends: Jun 26th, 2016 12:00 am

http://chicoracing.com/
Several complementary kids' races are part of North America's largest 24-Hour Mountain Bike Festival and Relay Event. This festival features team races and overnight camping. The races have various formats – for the most competitive or those who just want to have fun, including mudding and “freezie chug fest”!

For more information:
(905) 852-0381

Jun 25

Fairies, Flowers and Fantasy – For Ages 2 to 92

Location: Pathways to Perennials

Date: Jun 25th, 2016 10:00 am to 11:00 am

http://www.pathwaystoperennials.com
Introduce your family and friends to plants with this hands-on whimsical workshop. The sky is the limit and no green thumb is necessary only imagination. Whether it’s a miniature display on driftwood or an entire village complete with caves, terraces, bridge and pond we have the largest supply of fairy garden accessories, plants and tools.

Cost: $5 per person plus tax, materials extra

For more information:
(905) 939-8680
angie@pathwaystoperennials.com

Jun 25

National Aboriginal Awareness Event

Location: Georgina Arts Centre and Gallery

Date: Jun 25th, 2016 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

http://www.gacag.com
Join us for National Aboriginal Awareness Day, in Honor of the valuable contributions made by the First Nations, Inuit and Métis people of Canada ~ Open to the public, Free Admission www.gacag.com

Cost: Free

For more information:
(905) 722-9587

Jun 25

Music in the Streets 20th Anniversary!

Location: Uptown Keswick Shopping Area

Date: Jun 25th, 2016 9:00 pm to 5:00 pm

http://www.connorsmusic.ca
Live entertainment throughout the day, including students from Connors Music as well as local bands, choirs and theatre groups. FREE!

Cost: Free

For more information:
(905) 478-6371 x.2

Jun 26

Artist Talk: Laura Madera

Location: The Robert McLaughlin Gallery

Date: Jun 26th, 2016 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

http://rmg.on.ca/events/artist-talk-laura-madera/
Join us and learn more about the artist’s exhibition The Angle of the Sun’s Rays.

Cost: Free

For more information:
(905) 576-3000
smogelonsky@rmg.on.ca

Jun 26

Jessica Field: Performance - Data Visualization

Location: The Robert McLaughlin Gallery

Date: Jun 26th, 2016 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

http://rmg.on.ca/events/jessica-field-performance-data-visulaization/
Join us for a performance by ArtLab resident Jessica Field as part of her residency Mapping Subjectivity using the Scientific Method.

Cost: Free

For more information:
(905) 576-3000
smogelonsky@rmg.on.ca

Jun 28

Discovery and Adventure Night

Location: Newmarket Community Centre & Lions Hall

Date: Jun 28th, 2016 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

http://www.newmarket.ca/events
Bring a lawn chair or blanket to delight in this evening's spectacular science - themed show. The evening's entertainment features "Mad Science", who will amaze and entertain audiences. Inclement weather location is inside the Newmarket Community Centre & Lions Hall

Cost: Free

For more information:
(905) 953-5300 x.2659
dsmith@newmarket.ca

Jun 28-03

Summer Classic

Location: Caledon Equestrian Park

Starts: Jun 28th, 2016 9:00 pm
Ends: Jun 3rd, 2016 9:00 pm

The Caledon Equestrian Park hosts sixteen weeks of Hunter/Jumper, Dressage and Quarter Horse competition throughout the Spring, Summer and Fall months. Spectators Welcome.

For more information:
(905) 880-5344
info@equiman.com

Jun-Jul 30-03

Whitchurch-Stouffville Strawberry Festival

Location: Stouffville Memorial Park

Starts: Jun 30th, 2016 4:00 pm
Ends: Jul 3rd, 2016 6:00 pm

http://www.strawberryfestival.ca/
The festival is packed with activities and has enough variety to capture the interest of your whole family. Find out when and where here. Do not miss out the fun!

For more information:
(905) 642-3779
info@strawberryfestival.ca

Jun 30

MAJESTY, BRILLIANCE AND VICTORY

Location: Flato Markham Theatre

Date: Jun 30th, 2016 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm

http://www.ksorchestra.ca
Maestro Kristian Alexander allies the Kindred Spirits Orchestra in their concluding subscription concert of the 2015 | 2016 season. This summer the Greek sun-god evokes light and generous integrity through Dutch composer Nielsen’s Helios Overture. Antonin Dvořák’s popular Violin Concerto will undoubtedly evoke instant conviction through wistful and heroic themes. “A joyful little piece” is what Shostakovich labeled his Symphony No. 9; sure to be a joyous end to spectacular season.

Cost: $15-$100

For more information:
(905) 604-8339
info@ksorchestra.ca

Jul 01

Kanata Summer Festival: Canada Day Event

Location: Fairy Lake Park

Date: Jul 1st, 2016 8:00 am to 11:00 pm

http://www.newmarket.ca/events
Pancake Breakfast, 8 a.m. to Noon, $4, Hosted by Newmarket Car Club, Newmarket Community Centre & Lions Hall (200 Doug Duncan Drive)

Kanata Celebration, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fairy Lake Park (Water Street)
Presented by the Town of Newmarket, celebrate the nation's birthday with fun for the whole family.

Kanata Fireworks, dus (approx. 10 p.m.), George Richardson Park. The Town of Newmarket is proud to present the annual Canada Day fireworks. Newmarket Citizens Band performs starting at 7:30 p.m.

Cost: Pancake Breakfast $4

For more information:
(905) 953-5300 x.2714
tpattison@newmarket.ca

Jul 01

Canada Day Strawberry Festival at Downey’s Farm

Location: 13682 Heart Lake Road

Date: Jul 1st, 2016 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

http://www.downeysfarm.com/
Canada’s birthday kicks off at 9:00 a.m. with Downey’s Farm serving scrumptious pancakes topped with Downey’s own strawberries and whipped cream. Join us for a day of celebration as we recognize the birth of our glorious country with live music from several local groups, exciting and thrilling activities, including a dog show!

Cost: Admission Free; Pancake breakfast $8/person (cash only)

For more information:
(905) 838-2990
info@downeysfarm.com

Jul 01

Canada Day Red and White Sale!

Location: Pathways to Perennials

Date: Jul 1st, 2016 10:00 am to 6:00 pm

http://www.pathwaystoperennials.com
SALE! SALE! SALE! Visit us on Canada Day and 10% off any of our red or white flowering perennials. Bring photos of your perennial gardens if you would like complimentary design assistance. We’d love to help.

For more information:
(905) 939-8680
angie@pathwaystoperennials.com

Jul 01

Canada Day Celebration at The ROC

Location: The ROC

Date: Jul 1st, 2016 2:00 pm to 10:30 pm

http://www.georgina.ca
Join us at The ROC for a day full of exciting festivities for the whole family! Enjoy live entertainment, children's activities, inflatable's, food and so much more. Then when the night begins to fall, site back and relax as you experience the fireworks at 10pm.

Cost: Free

For more information:
(905) 476-4301
sforget@georgina.ca

Jul 01

Vaughan Celebrates Canada Day

Location: Mackenzie Glen District Park

Date: Jul 1st, 2016 3:00 pm to 8:00 pm

https://www.vaughan.ca/events/canada_day_celebration/Pages/default.aspx
This fun-filled FREE family event will feature FREE live concerts with headline entertainment along with an Official Welcome by Mayor and Members of Council.


Visitors and residents will enjoy inflatables in the Tim Hortons Kidz Zone, a host of other free activities and great food for purchase in the Food Zone. Free shuttle bus service was also available from Vaughan City Hall to the event site.

For more information:
(905) 832-2281
vaughancelebrates@vaughan.ca

Jul 01

Canada Day

Location: Mount Albert Lions Community Centre

Date: Jul 1st, 2016 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Spend your Canada Day in EG!

Join us for our annual Canada Day celebration with fireworks, children’s activities and live music at Mount Albert Lions Hall (5057 Mount Albert Sideroad).

Parking and admission are free. Food and drinks will be provided by the Mount Albert Lions Snack Bar. Bring your family and friends and show us your red and white spirit!

For more information:
(905) 478-4283
rpogue@eastgwillimbury.ca

Jul 02

Main Street Markham Farmers’ Market

Location: Main Street Markham

Date: Jul 2nd, 2016 8:00 am to 1:00 pm

http://www.mainstreetmarkham.com
Come and support our local farmers at our 17th Annual Award winning Farmers’ Market. Come grab a coffee and enjoy freshness straight from the farm! Fresh fruit, vegetables, handmade crafts, BBQ, baked goods and more! Live entertainment every Saturday from 10 am – 1 pm. West side of Robinson Street & Main Street. Come Join us!

Cost: FREE

For more information:
(905) 472-2462
info@mainstreetmarkham.com

Jul 02

Stouffville Strawberry Festival Train Shuttle

Location: Stouffville

Date: Jul 2nd, 2016 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

http://www.ydhr.ca
The York-Durham Heritage Railway will again be taking part in Stouffville’s annual Strawberry Festival.

Trains will depart every hour from the Stouffville GO station and head north through the picturesque Oak Ridges Moraine. Each ride lasts approximately 40 minutes.

Tickets are available for purchase at the Stouffville GO station on July 2nd.

Cost: $ 9 per person

For more information:
(905) 852-3696
ydhr@ydhr.ca

Jul 05

Kids Around Town

Location: Newmarket Community Centre & Lions Hall

Date: Jul 5th, 2016 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

http://www.newmarket.ca/events
Bring a lawn chair or blanket to delight in this evening's themed entertainment. Check out the website fro details of activities each week. Inclement weather location is inside the Newmarket Community Centre & Lions Hall

Cost: Free

For more information:
(905) 953-5300 x.2655
sernst@newmarket.ca

Jul 07

Music in the Park

Location: Fairy Lake Park

Date: Jul 7th, 2016 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

http://www.newmarket.ca/events
Join us Sunday and Thursday evenings for a musical treat. Local entertainers will showcase their talents. Weather permitting as there are no rain dates.

Cost: Free

For more information:
(905) 953-5300 x.2659
dsmith@newmarket.ca

Jul 07

Bat Hike

Location: Kortright Centre for Conservation

Date: Jul 7th, 2016 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm

http://www.kortright.org
Come and experience an evening with live Bats! Take a guided walk with a bat expert through bat habitat and learn all about fascinating animals. Get an up close look at captive bats. Advance tickets required: 416-667-6295.

Cost: $6.00 - $12.00

For more information:
(905) 832-2289
info@kortright.org

Jul 08

Music on Main!

Location: Main Street Markham

Date: Jul 8th, 2016 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

http://www.mainstreetmarkham.com
Live entertainment on the street every Friday in the summer! Check www.mainstreetmarkham.com for more details.

Cost: FREE

For more information:
(905) 472-2462
info@mainstreetmarkham.com

Jul 08

RMG Fridays: A Splash of Colour

Location: The Robert McLaughlin Gallery

Date: Jul 8th, 2016 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm

http://rmg.on.ca/events/rmg-fridays-splash-colour/
Note special date! Laurent Bourque and soulful duo Dezz & Carol take the stage with their fun, upbeat and always entertaining repertoire of music. Tour Sarindar Dhaliwal’s exhibition: The Radcliffe Line and Other Geographies and witness her vibrant use of colour. Experiment with your own ideas of colour and take part in our studio art project!

Free to attend | 7-10pm | Cash Bar | All ages welcome.
Follow the twitter feed at #RMGFridays!

Cost: Free

For more information:
(905) 576-3000
smogelonsky@rmg.on.ca

Jul 08

WWE Live

Location: Spectra Venue Management

Date: Jul 8th, 2016 7:30 pm to 10:30 pm

http://www.generalmotorscentre.com/events/detail/wwe-live-2016
WWE Superstars will take over the General Motors Centre on Friday, July 8, 2016 when WWE Live returns to Oshawa! Superstars like Roman Reigns, AJ Styles, Sami Zayn, Kevin Owens, Sheamus, The Usos and many more will jump in the ring for high-flying entertainment unlike any other. This event will be the largest sports entertainment event to ever hit Oshawa bringing the world’s best entertainers to the General Motors Centre to amaze fans of all ages.

Tickets start at only $15.00

Cost: Tickets start at $15.00 plus applicable fees

For more information:
(905) 448-1578
wbalfour@generalmotorscentre.com

Jul 09

Main Street Markham Farmers’ Market

Location: Main Street Markham

Date: Jul 9th, 2016 8:00 am to 1:00 pm

http://www.mainstreetmarkham.com
Come and support our local farmers at our 17th Annual Award winning Farmers’ Market. Come grab a coffee and enjoy freshness straight from the farm! Fresh fruit, vegetables, handmade crafts, BBQ, baked goods and more! Live entertainment every Saturday from 10 am – 1 pm. West side of Robinson Street & Main Street. Come Join us!

Cost: FREE

For more information:
(905) 472-2462
info@mainstreetmarkham.com

Jul 09
It’s a brand new way to garden – feed the soul and the tummy at the same time. Excellent gift for the enthusiastic gardener who wants individual garden design help from an expert in a casual hand’s on learning environment. Following Lorraine’s perennial design session a tantalizing chef- prepared breakfast will be served in the garden to replenish our energy.

Third session of a series of five B.B.C. – Long season bloom. Extending your combos.

Spaces are limited

Cost: $30 per person plus tax

For more information:
(905) 939-8680
angie@pathwaystoperennials.com

Jul 09
It’s a brand new way to garden – feed the soul and the tummy at the same time. Excellent gift for the enthusiastic gardener who wants individual garden design help from an expert in a casual hand’s on learning environment. Following Lorraine’s perennial design session a tantalizing chef- prepared breakfast will be served in the garden to replenish our energy.

Third session of a series of five B.B.C. – Long season bloom. Extending your combos.

Spaces are limited

Cost: $30 per person plus tax

For more information:
(905) 939-8680
angie@pathwaystoperennials.com

Jul 09
It’s a brand new way to garden – feed the soul and the tummy at the same time. Excellent gift for the enthusiastic gardener who wants individual garden design help from an expert in a casual hand’s on learning environment. Following Lorraine’s perennial design session a tantalizing chef- prepared breakfast will be served in the garden to replenish our energy.

Third session of a series of five B.B.C. – Long season bloom. Extending your combos.

Spaces are limited

Cost: $30 per person plus tax

For more information:
(905) 939-8680
angie@pathwaystoperennials.com

Jul 09-10

Delphinium Days Festival

Location: Plant Paradise Country Gardens

Starts: Jul 9th, 2016 9:00 am
Ends: Jul 10th, 2016 5:00 pm

http://www.plantparadise.ca
Come celebrate summer in the garden with friends and gardening enthusiasts at the 9th annual Delphinium Days Festival, part of the Hills of Headwaters Tourism Association’s Fresh & Local Series. Relax, browse and enjoy the spectacular plant combinations for sun and shade at Caledon’s award winning botanical garden & organic perennial nursery, Plant Paradise Country Gardens. The botanical gardens showcase the vast selection of fascinating perennials we grow and sell in our on-site nursery.

The Delphinium Festival includes: free guided talk & tours of the botanical gardens, lunch, snacks and refreshments.
Free guided talk and tour of the botanical gardens take place at 9:00am, 11:00am & 1:00pm Registration required.

Relax under the marquis tent overlooking the award winning botanical gardens.. Make it a day out with friends!

Cost: Free

For more information:
(905) 880-9090

Jul 09-10

Purple Turtle Art Festival

Location: The Briars Resort Meadow

Starts: Jul 9th, 2016 10:00 am
Ends: Jul 10th, 2016 4:00 pm

http://www.purpleturtlearts.ca
More than 35 artisans from Toronto to Tory Hill, Ontario, as well as local artists, have been selected. Stroll around the lush meadow, enjoy a BBQ prepared by the Briars' chefs and shop with our vendors, keeping in mind holidays, birthdays, weddings and any other special occasions.

Cost: Free

For more information:
(416) 276-1983
purpleturtleaf@gmail.com

Jul 09

For the Love of Hydrangeas

Location: Pathways to Perennials

Date: Jul 9th, 2016 10:00 am to 11:00 am

http://www.pathwaystoperennials.com
A lot of confusion exists around hydrangeas, when will my hydrangeas bloom and when do I need to prune them. Once a hydrangea is identified, pruning becomes fairly easy. In this workshop you will fall in love with mopheads, lacecaps, snowballs, oakleaf and paniculatas. Hydrangeas are easy to grow, fun to collect and exciting when playing with their colours. Join other hydrangea lovers and discover how to get the most blooms in the neighbourhood.

Cost: $5 per person plus tax

For more information:
(905) 939-8680
angie@pathwaystoperennials.com

Jul 09

Take A Kid Fishing

Location: Peninsula Resort

Date: Jul 9th, 2016 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

http://www.georginapost.com
Take a Kid Fishing on MNR Free Fishing Weekend. A great event for the whole family. Pre-registration will open the beginning of June.

Cost: Free

For more information:
(705) 437-1216
karen.wolfe@sympatico.ca

Jul 09-10

Purple Turtle Arts Festival

Location: Briars Resort Red Barn Property

Starts: Jul 9th, 2016 10:00 am
Ends: Jul 10th, 2016 5:00 pm

http://www.purpleturtlearts.ca
Come see amazing original paintings, sculptures, photography, pottery, jewellery, woodcraft, native art and more. Stroll around the lusch meadow, enjoy a BBQ and shop with the vendors

Cost: Free

Jul 09-10

Purple Turtle Arts Festival

Location: The Briars Resort Red Barn Property

Starts: Jul 9th, 2016 10:00 am
Ends: Jul 10th, 2016 5:00 pm

http://www.purpleturtlearts.ca
Come see amazing original paintings, sculptures, photography, pottery, jewellery, woodcraft, native art and more. Stroll around the lusch meadow, enjoy a BBQ and shop with the vendors

Cost: Free

Jul 09-10

Caribbean & South Asian Showcase (CASAS)

Location: MAGNA Centre

Starts: Jul 9th, 2016 Noon
Ends: Jul 10th, 2016 7:00 pm

http://www.ranjisinghfoundation.org
CASAS celebrates two days of exciting, inviting intercultural experiences of food, beer, fashion, music, and dance that reflect the rich artistry and cultural expressions from the Caribbean, South Asia and, new in 2016, other World cultures. Community engagement will be fostered through a KidZone and interactive informative demonstrations and workshops.

Cost: Free Admission

For more information:
(289) 803-1670
info@ranjisinghfoundation.org

Jul 09

Music in the Parkette

Location: Jackson's Point Parkette

Date: Jul 9th, 2016 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm

http://www.jacksonspointbia.com
Join the Jackson's Point BIA for enjoyable evenings of Music in the Parkette on July 9th, July 16th and August 16th in the Jackson's Point Parkette featuring different musicians each evening such as Joe Agnello and Friends, Neil Chapman and Bad Brothers and Fat Cat Jamboree.

Cost: Free

Jul 09

Music in the Parkette

Location: Jackson's Point Parkette

Date: Jul 9th, 2016 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm

http://Jacksonspointbia.com
Come and enjoy jazz and blues performed by Joe Agnello & Friends. Be sure to visit our shops and restaurants while you are hers.

Cost: Free

For more information:
(647) 504-4254
info@jacksonspointbia.com

Jul 09

Gallery in White

Location: Varley Art Gallery of Markham

Date: Jul 9th, 2016 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm

http://www.varleymckayartfoundation.com
Save the date for the Varley-McKay Art Foundation’s annual fundraising party, the Gallery in White. More information to come on varleymckayartfoundation.com

Cost: 45

For more information:
(905) 477-7000 x.3264
lparsons@markham.ca

Jul 09

Gallery in White

Location: Varley Art Gallery of Markham

Date: Jul 9th, 2016 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Guests dressed in white attire will enjoy an evening of fine food, wine, music, and garden themed activities in the courtyard and interior of the Varley Art Gallery. Join us as we transform the Varley into an enchanted summer garden! Please contact Laura Parsons (lparsons@markham.ca, 905.477.7000 x3264) for tickets or more information.

Cost: $45 per ticket

For more information:
(905) 477-7000 x.3264
lparsons@markham.ca

Jul 10

Teddy Bear Train

Location: Uxbridge & Stouffville Train Stations

Date: Jul 10th, 2016 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

http://www.ydhr.ca
Bring your teddy bear (or other favourite stuffed animal) on this special train ride.

Dr. Bear will give your teddy a check-up to make sure it can give you lots more hugs and cuddles.

Children 12 and under ride for $1 when carrying their Teddy Bear (maximum of 2 children per adult)

Visit our website for train departure times.

Cost: See Website

For more information:
(905) 852-3696
ydhr@ydhr.ca

Jul 10

Family Pottery Workshop: Garden Tiles

Location: Markham Museum

Date: Jul 10th, 2016 10:00 am to Noon

http://www.markhammuseum.ca
Spend some quality time with your family and create a tile to decorate your garden. These keepsakes will be a lasting memory and makes a charming addition to your garden. Cost for 1 child and 1 adult, additional participants $25.00 each to a max of 2 additional participants. Includes all supplies and firing.

Pre-registration required. Call 905-305-5970 to register today!

Cost: $45

For more information:
(905) 305-5970
jrock@markham.ca

Jul 10

Teddy Bear Train

Location: Stouffville Go Station

Date: Jul 10th, 2016 Noon to 4:00 pm

http://www.ydhr.ca
Bring your teddy bear (or other favourite stuffed animal) on this special train ride.

Dr. Bear will give your teddy a check-up to make sure it can give you lots more hugs and cuddles.

Children 12 and under ride for $1 when carrying their Teddy Bear (maximum of 2 children per adult)

Cost: See website

For more information:
(905) 852-3696
ydhr@ydhr.ca

Jul 10

OPG Second Sundays: Paperworks

Location: The Robert McLaughlin Gallery

Date: Jul 10th, 2016 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

http://rmg.on.ca/events/opg-second-sundays-paperworks/
Discover alternative ways to use paper. We will recycle and sculpt it, manipulating it into new and innovative artworks.
OPG Second Sundays offers FREE art activities each month! Registration not required. Drop-in 1pm to 3pm

Cost: Free

For more information:
(905) 576-3000
smogelonsky@rmg.on.ca

Jul 10

Music in the Park

Location: Newmarket Community Centre

Date: Jul 10th, 2016 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

http://www.newmarket.ca/events
Join us Sunday and Thursday evenings for a musical treat. Local entertainers will showcase their talents. Weather permitting as there are no rain dates.

Cost: Free

For more information:
(905) 953-5300 x.2659
dsmith@newmarket.ca

Jul 12

Kids Around Town

Location: Newmarket Community Centre & Lions Hall

Date: Jul 12th, 2016 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

http://www.newmarket.ca/events
Bring a lawn chair or blanket to delight in this evening's themed entertainment. Check out the website for details of activities each week. Inclement weather location is inside the Newmarket Community Centre & Lions Hall

Cost: Free

For more information:
(905) 953-5300 x.2655
sernst@newmarket.ca

Jul 14

A Pathway to Yoga: A Quiet Retreat in the Garden

Location: Pathways to Perennials

Date: Jul 14th, 2016 11:00 am to 1:30 pm

http://www.pathwaystoperennials.com
Amidst the beauty within the private gardens of Hidcote Hideaway explore Meditation and Movement, lead by local studio owner Priscilla Filipe of Intentions Yoga. Surrounded by the subtle sounds of nature, tune into the rhythm of your breath and discover techniques to heat and cool your body. Each session is designed to help to support the release of tension and bring balance back to the Self through mindful breath, meditation and movement. After each session, enjoy a thoughtfully prepared lunch.

Cost: $55 per person

For more information:
(905) 939-8680
angie@pathwaystoperennials.com

Jul 14

Crit Crowd with Ruth Jones

Location: The Robert McLaughlin Gallery

Date: Jul 14th, 2016 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

http://rmg.on.ca/events/crit-crowd/
Are you an artist in need of supportive feedback, wishing to invigorate your practice through lively discussion with peers? Once a month, join us in the RMG’s studio for a 2-hour group critique facilitated by a rotating roster of professionals in the field. (Scroll down past the form to see who’s coming up next!)

All media welcome. Each session begins at 6:30pm and lasts for approximately 2 hours.

Maximum of 3 artworks per participant. Registration required.
Free for members/$5 Non-members

Cost: $5 for non-members

For more information:
(905) 576-3000
smogelonsky@rmg.on.ca

Jul 14

Music in the Park

Location: Fairy Lake Park

Date: Jul 14th, 2016 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

http://www.newmarket.ca/events
Join us Sunday and Thursday evenings for a musical treat. Local entertainers will showcase their talents. Weather permitting as there are no rain dates.

Cost: Free

For more information:
(905) 953-5300 x.2659
dsmith@newmarket.ca

Jul 14

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Location: Alton Mill Arts Centre

Date: Jul 14th, 2016 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm

http://altonmill.ca/
Back by popular demand, Humber River Shakespeare presents “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” at the Alton Mill! Humber River Shakespeare is a professional, classical touring theatre company that strives to produce theatrically engaging work with a focus on actors, not elaborate sets, to tell Shakespeare’s timeless stories. A Midsummer Night's Dream, a comedy written by William Shakespeare between 1590 and 1597, portrays the events surrounding the marriage of Theseus, the Duke of Athens, to Hippolyta.

Cost: suggested donation $20

For more information:
(519) 941-9300
info@altonmill.ca

Jul 14

Bat Hike

Location: Kortright Centre for Conservation

Date: Jul 14th, 2016 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm

http://www.kortright.org
Come and experience an evening with live Bats! Take a guided walk with a bat expert through bat habitat and learn all about these fascinating animals. Get an up close look at captive bats. Advance tickets required: 416-667-6295.

Cost: $6.00 - $12.00

For more information:
(905) 832-2289
info@kortright.org

Jul 15-17

Vaughan Pizzafest

Location: The Woodbridge Fairgrounds

Starts: Jul 15th, 2016 Noon
Ends: Jul 17th, 2016 8:00 pm

http://vaughanpizzafest.com/
Vaughan Pizzafest is a community event celebrating the great dish of Pizza! Vaughan Pizzafest will celebrate Vaughan's 25th Anniversary by bringing together 15 Pizzeria's from Vaughan and beyond to spin their Signature Pizza's, and pizza related items!
Jul 15-17

Vaughan Pizzafest

Location: The Woodbridge Faigrounds

Starts: Jul 15th, 2016 Noon
Ends: Jul 17th, 2016 9:00 pm

http://www.vaughanpizzafest.com
Vaughan Pizzafest is a community event that will celebrate the great dish of Pizza! Vaughan Pizzafest is also one of many events celebrating the City of Vaughan's 25th Anniversary as a city! Guests can enjoy pizza and pizza related items from over 15 pizzerias from Vaughan and beyond, along with oodles of family friendly entertainment! Check out www.vaughanpizzafest.com for more info

For more information:
(647) 296-0733
remo@vaughanpizzafest.com

Jul 15-17

7th Annual Orangeville Rotary Ribfest

Location: Alder Street Recreation Centre

Starts: Jul 15th, 2016 4:00 pm
Ends: Jul 17th, 2016 10:00 pm

http://www.orangevilleribfest.com/
2016 marks the 7th anniversary of Orangeville Rotary Ribfest. Our six fabulous ribbers will be serving up thousands of mouth-watering-barbecued-fall-off-the-bone-get-your-hands-messy ribs. Barbecued ribs, a beer tent, continuous live-entertainment on the big stage—there’s no better way to celebrate summer in Orangeville! The midway, presented by Albion Amusements, will be running all weekend to provide fun for the kids.

Cost: Free admission

For more information:
(rot) ary-club

Jul 15

Music on Main!

Location: Main Street Markham

Date: Jul 15th, 2016 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

http://www.mainstreetmarkham.com
Live entertainment on the street every Friday in the summer! Check www.mainstreetmarkham.com for more details.

Cost: FREE

For more information:
(905) 472-2462
info@mainstreetmarkham.com

Jul 16

Main Street Markham Farmers’ Market

Location: Main Street Markham

Date: Jul 16th, 2016 8:00 am to 1:00 pm

http://www.mainstreetmarkham.com
Come and support our local farmers at our 17th Annual Award winning Farmers’ Market. Come grab a coffee and enjoy freshness straight from the farm! Fresh fruit, vegetables, handmade crafts, BBQ, baked goods and more! Live entertainment every Saturday from 10 am – 1 pm. West side of Robinson Street & Main Street. Come Join us!

Cost: FREE

For more information:
(905) 472-2462
info@mainstreetmarkham.com

Jul 16-17

Mount Albert Music Fest

Location: Centre Street

Starts: Jul 16th, 2016 10:00 am
Ends: Jul 17th, 2016 12:00 am

http://mountalbertmusicfest.ca
Day long event featuring many local musicians, performers and vendors. A variety of live music and entertainment, food trucks and vendor booths and a kids play area.

Cost: Food Bank donation

For more information:
(902) 252-1205
info@mountalbertmusicfest.ca

Jul 16

Mount Albert Music Fest

Location: Mount Albert

Date: Jul 16th, 2016 10:00 am to 11:30 pm

http://mountalbertmusicfest.c
The Mount Albert Music Fest is a day long even. From 10:00am to 11:00pm there will be entertainment, music, food, local vendors and kids activities on Centre Street in Mount Albert. The evening will be closed out by a top 10 Canadian Country recording artist. This event is no charge, however food bank donations will be accepted.
As well this year, there is a second, 19+, paid event at the Lions Park, featuring 3 top 10 Canadian Country bands. Visit mountalbertmusicfest.ca for complete details.

Cost: Free on Centre, $75 for Lions park

For more information:
(905) 252-1205
info@mountalbertmusicfest.ca

Jul 16

Music in the Parkette

Location: Jackson's Point Parkette

Date: Jul 16th, 2016 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm

http://jacksonspointbia.com
Come and enjoy jazz, blues, and rock performed by Fat Cat Jamboree. Be sure to visit our shops and restaurants while you are hers.

Cost: Free

For more information:
(647) 504-4254
info@jacksonspointbia.com

Jul 17

PIzza day at the Train

Location: Uxbridge Train Station

Date: Jul 17th, 2016 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

http://www.ydhr.ca
Come and ride our Heritage Train through the picturesque Oak Ridges Moraine.

All passengers will enjoy free pizza, compliments of Pizza Pizza, at the Uxbridge Train Station from 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm.

Visit our website for train departure times.

Cost: See website

For more information:
(905) 852-3696
ydhr@ydhr.ca

Jul 17

Around the World Multicultural Event

Location: Newmarket Community Centre & Lions Hall

Date: Jul 17th, 2016 Noon to 8:00 pm

http://www.newmarket.ca/events
Enjoy multicultural stage shows including music, dance, crafts, information booths and delicious food. Inclement weather location inside the Newmarket Community Centre & Lions Hall

Cost: Free

For more information:
(905) 953-5300 x.2655
sernst@newmarket.ca

Jul 17

Grandpa Henry's Picnic

Location: Oshawa Museum

Date: Jul 17th, 2016 Noon to 4:00 pm

http://oshawamuseum.org
The Oshawa Museum is once again paying tribute to an old tradition of the Henry family.

Celebrate this year’s Picnic with the Museum staff as they teach you how to make ice cream and play croquet as well as other fun activities, just like the Henry’s once did.

The picnic will be held on Sunday, July 17th from 12-4 pm in the Henry family’s ancestral gardens. The cost is $5 per person and free for Oshawa Historical Society members.

Cost: $5 per person, free for OHS members

For more information:
(905) 436-7624
programming@oshawamuseum.org

Jul 17

Source of the Song 33, Songwriter's Concert

Location: Alton Mill Arts Centre

Date: Jul 17th, 2016 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

http://altonmill.ca/
Join host and award-winning songwriter Bruce Madole (Folk/Americana) for a musical afternoon of original songs performed by the people who wrote them! Featuring Dean McTaggart for Amanda Marshall (Dark Horse, Birmingham, Last Exit to Eden) and Alan Rhody of Nashville (Oak Ridge Boys - I'll Be True to You). Cash bar and culinary treats will be served. Visit www.altonmill.ca for tickets and additional information.

Cost: $22 advance, $30 at the door

For more information:
(519) 941-9300
info@altonmill.ca

Jul 17

Music in the Park

Location: Newmarket Community Centre

Date: Jul 17th, 2016 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

http://www.newmarket.ca/events
Join us Sunday and Thursday evenings for a musical treat. Local entertainers will showcase their talents. Weather permitting as there are no rain dates.

Cost: Free

For more information:
(905) 953-5300 x.2659
dsmith@newmarket.ca

Jul 19

Kids Around Town

Location: Newmarket Community Centre & Lions Hall

Date: Jul 19th, 2016 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

http://www.newmarket.ca/events
Bring a lawn chair or blanket to delight in this evening's themed entertainment. Check out the website for details of activities each week. Inclement weather location is inside the Newmarket Community Centre & Lions Hall

Cost: Free

For more information:
(905) 953-5300 x.2655
sernst@newmarket.ca

Jul 21

Music in the Park

Location: Fairy Lake Park

Date: Jul 21st, 2016 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

http://www.newmarket.ca/events
Join us Sunday and Thursday evenings for a musical treat. Local entertainers will showcase their talents. Weather permitting as there are no rain dates.

Cost: Free

For more information:
(905) 953-5300 x.2659
dsmith@newmarket.ca

Jul 22

Music on Main!

Location: Main Street Markham

Date: Jul 22nd, 2016 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

http://www.mainstreetmarkham.com
Live entertainment on the street every Friday in the summer! Check www.mainstreetmarkham.com for more details.

Cost: FREE

For more information:
(905) 472-2462
info@mainstreetmarkham.com

Jul 23

Main Street Markham Farmers’ Market

Location: Main Street Markham

Date: Jul 23rd, 2016 8:00 am to 1:00 pm

http://www.mainstreetmarkham.com
Come and support our local farmers at our 17th Annual Award winning Farmers’ Market. Come grab a coffee and enjoy freshness straight from the farm! Fresh fruit, vegetables, handmade crafts, BBQ, baked goods and more! Live entertainment every Saturday from 10 am – 1 pm. West side of Robinson Street & Main Street. Come Join us!

Cost: FREE

For more information:
(905) 472-2462
info@mainstreetmarkham.com

Jul 23

Urban Slide/ Founders' Day

Location: Downtown Orangeville

Date: Jul 23rd, 2016 9:00 am to 9:00 pm

http://downtownorangeville.ca / theurbanslide.ca
The Urban Slide is the worlds best Slip N’ Slide! Equipped with the latest vinyl, technology in recirculating water, built for steady sliding and extraordinary family fun! At a 1,000ft long!

Visit Downtown Orangeville and enjoy the entertainment, local shopping and activities for the kids!

Cost: Founders' Day is Free / Urban Slide; Costs at theurbanslide.ca

For more information:
(519) 942-0087
events@downtownorangeville.ca

Jul 23

Save the Monarch - Project Milkweed with the Butterfly Crusader

Location: Pathways to Perennials

Date: Jul 23rd, 2016 10:00 am to 11:00 am

http://www.pathwaystoperennials.com
Due to a loss of habitat the Monarch butterfly populations have been declining over the past several years. Learn from the expert Carol Pasternak, ‘The Monarch Crusader,’ how to become a part of Project Milkweed, how to spot Monarch eggs, encourage their development, and feed their hunger! Join us on our mission to increase Monarch butterflies in our area. Let us start you on the right path, by planting perennials that the Monarch’s love.

Cost: $10 per person plus tax

For more information:
(905) 939-8680
angie@pathwaystoperennials.com

Jul 23

Festival on High

Location: High Street, Sutton

Date: Jul 23rd, 2016 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

http://www.suttonbia.com
Music, Children's Entertainment, vendors in Market Square. Fun for the whole family along High Street and Market Square, featuring the famous Sutton Duck Race!

Cost: Free

For more information:
board@suttonbia.com

Jul 23

Dufferin Treasure Trove: Family Summer Party at the DCMA

Location: Dufferin County Museum & Archive

Date: Jul 23rd, 2016 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

http://www.dufferinmuseum.com
Rumor has it that famous outlaw Jesse James came through these parts and left behind some loot. Dress up as an outlaw, pirate, explorer or archaeologist and join us for a fun-filled afternoon of treasure themed activities:

1:00 p.m. to 1:50 p.m. - Treasure movie matinee! Popcorn and refreshments available for purchase. Bring your own bowl, popcorn is included.

1:50 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. - Fortune-hunter activities including crafts, games and puzzles. Make wanted posters, treasure maps, loot boxes, decode secret messages, and more.

3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. - Gather together to scavenge the Museum grounds on a hunt for Jesse James’ treasure. Take your loot home with you.

Cost: $8 per person

For more information:
(705) 435-1881
info@dufferinmuseum.com

Jul 23

Kid's Movie in the Park

Location: Jackson's Point

Date: Jul 23rd, 2016 8:30 pm to 11:00 pm

http://jacksonspointbia.com
Bring a chair and blanket and come enjoy Despicable Me in the park. Be sure to visit our shops and restaurants while you are hers. Weather permitting

Cost: Free

For more information:
(647) 504-4254
info@jacksonspointbia.com

Jul 24

Ice Cream Day

Location: Uxbridge & Stouffville Train Stations

Date: Jul 24th, 2016 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

http://www.ydhr.ca
Come and ride our Heritage Train through the picturesque Oak Ridges Moraine. All passengers will enjoy free ice cream compliments of Kawartha Dairy at the Uxbridge Train Station from 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm.

Visit our website for train departure times.

Cost: See website

For more information:
(905) 852-3696
ydhr@ydhr.ca

Jul 24

Music in the Park

Location: Newmarket Community Centre

Date: Jul 24th, 2016 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

http://www.newmarket.ca/events
Join us Sunday and Thursday evenings for a musical treat. Local entertainers will showcase their talents. Weather permitting as there are no rain dates.

Cost: Free

For more information:
(905) 953-5300 x.2659
dsmith@newmarket.ca

Jul 26

Kids Around Town

Location: Newmarket Community Centre & Lions Hall

Date: Jul 26th, 2016 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

http://www.newmarket.ca/events
Bring a lawn chair or blanket to delight in this evening's themed entertainment. Check out the website for details of activities each week. Inclement weather location is inside the Newmarket Community Centre & Lions Hall

Cost: Free

For more information:
(905) 953-5300 x.2655
sernst@newmarket.ca

Jul 28

A Pathway to Yoga: A Quiet Retreat in the Garden

Location: Pathways to Perennials

Date: Jul 28th, 2016 11:00 am to 1:30 pm

http://www.pathwaystoperennials.com
Amidst the beauty within the private gardens of Hidcote Hideaway explore Meditation and Movement, lead by local studio owner Priscilla Filipe of Intentions Yoga. Surrounded by the subtle sounds of nature, tune into the rhythm of your breath and discover techniques to heat and cool your body. Each session is designed to help to support the release of tension and bring balance back to the Self through mindful breath, meditation and movement. After each session, enjoy a thoughtfully prepared lunch.

Cost: $55 per person

For more information:
(905) 939-8680
angie@pathwaystoperennials.com

Jul 28

Music in the Park

Location: Fairy Lake Park

Date: Jul 28th, 2016 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

http://www.newmarket.ca/events
Join us Sunday and Thursday evenings for a musical treat. Local entertainers will showcase their talents. Weather permitting as there are no rain dates.

Cost: Free

For more information:
(905) 953-5300 x.2659
dsmith@newmarket.ca

Jul 28

Music in the Park

Location: Fairy Lake Park

Date: Jul 28th, 2016 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

http://www.newmarket.ca/events
Join us Sunday and Thursday evenings for a musical treat. Local entertainers will showcase their talents. Weather permitting as there are no rain dates.

Cost: Free

For more information:
(905) 953-5300 x.2659
dsmith@newmarket.ca

Jul-Aug 29-01

TD Newmarket Jazz Festival

Location: Ray Twinney Recreation Complex

Starts: Jul 29th, 2016 Noon
Ends: Aug 1st, 2016 9:00 pm

http://www.newmarketjazzfestival.com
Arts Music Festivals York Region organizers of the Newmarket jazz+ Festival (“NJF”) are happy to announce our 4th annual Newmarket Jazz+ Festival will take place from July 29th – Aug 1st, 2016. Newmarket is a leader in supporting its creative artist’s community so come out and celebrate great local talent at Riverwalk Commons.
Jul 29-31

Port Perry Waterfront Ribfest

Location: Port Perry

Starts: Jul 29th, 2016 4:00 pm
Ends: Jul 31st, 2016 11:00 pm

http://portperryribfest.ca/
The 3-day Ribfest in Palmer Park on Lake Scugog features live music, famous Ribbers, other foods, variety of arts/craft vendors, farmers market, carnival rides and more. This fundraiser is organized by the Rotary Club of Port Perry and is rain or shine.

Cost: Free (Donations Accepted)

For more information:
PPRibfest
info@portperryribfest.ca

Jul 29

Music on Main!

Location: Main Street Markham

Date: Jul 29th, 2016 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

http://www.mainstreetmarkham.com
Live entertainment on the street every Friday in the summer! Check www.mainstreetmarkham.com for more details.

Cost: FREE

For more information:
(905) 472-2462
info@mainstreetmarkham.com

Jul 30

Main Street Markham Farmers’ Market

Location: Main Street Markham

Date: Jul 30th, 2016 8:00 am to 1:00 pm

http://www.mainstreetmarkham.com
Come and support our local farmers at our 17th Annual Award winning Farmers’ Market. Come grab a coffee and enjoy freshness straight from the farm! Fresh fruit, vegetables, handmade crafts, BBQ, baked goods and more! Live entertainment every Saturday from 10 am – 1 pm. West side of Robinson Street & Main Street. Come Join us!

Cost: FREE

For more information:
(905) 472-2462
info@mainstreetmarkham.com

Jul-Aug 31-01

JAMBANA™ One World Festival

Location: Markham Fair Grounds

Starts: Jul 31st, 2016 Noon
Ends: Aug 1st, 2016 9:30 pm

http://www.jambana.com
Event Dates: Sunday, July 31st 2016 and Monday, August 1st 2016

Doors open at 12:00pm

Time: 1:00pm-9:30pm

For more information:
(905) 452-1911
denise@jonesandjones.ca

Jul-Aug 31-01

JAMBANA™ One World Festival

Location: Markham Fair Grounds

Starts: Jul 31st, 2016 Noon
Ends: Aug 1st, 2016 10:00 pm

http://www.JAMBANA.com
JAMBANA™ One World Festival demonstrates Canada’s cultural diversity in its finest form, representing Canada’s African and Caribbean Communities through music, edutainment, food, craft and dance. Feel rhythms of Reggae, World Beat, Salsa, Asian/South Asian flavours, Soca, R&B, Jazz and Gospel, and Comedy. Experience the sights, sounds, taste and global diversity through JAMBANA™ One World Villages. Building a legacy. Excellence in artistic cultural expression, organizational development of Canad

Cost: Free - $35

For more information:
(905) 452-1911
denise@jonesandjones.ca

Aug 01

Pefferlaw Family Picnic and Car Show

Location: Pefferlaw Lions Community Centre Park

Date: Aug 1st, 2016 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Free community event featuring live entertainment, bouncy castle, Zoo to You,Antique Classic Car Show and more. Refreshments Available

Cost: Free

For more information:
northofnine@rogers.com

Aug 02

Kids Around Town

Location: Environmental Park

Date: Aug 2nd, 2016 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

http://www.newmarket.ca/events
Bring a lawn chair or blanket to delight in this evening's themed entertainment. Check out newmarket.ca/events for details of activities each week. Weather permitting as there are no rain dates.

Cost: Free

For more information:
(905) 953-5300 x.2655
sernst@newmarket.ca

Aug 03-07

Heritage Music Festival

Location: Shelburne Fiddle Park

Starts: Aug 3rd, 2016 9:00 pm
Ends: Aug 7th, 2016 9:00 pm

https://heritagemusicfestival.com/
After 65 years, the Shelburne Rotary Club wants to enhance the fiddle contest event to create a new level of excitement in town.

The fiddle championship will be a central part of the event, along with more talent and entertainment for the weekend at the arena and at other sites in Shelburne.

For more information:
(519) 925-2600
fiddleshelburne@yahoo.ca

Aug 04

Music in the Park

Location: Fairy Lake Park

Date: Aug 4th, 2016 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

http://www.newmarket.ca/events
Join us Sunday and Thursday evenings for a musical treat. Local entertainers will showcase their talents. Weather permitting as there are no rain dates.

Cost: Free

For more information:
(905) 953-5300 x.2659
dsmith@newmarket.ca

Aug 05

Music on Main!

Location: Main Street Markham

Date: Aug 5th, 2016 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

http://www.mainstreetmarkham.com
Live entertainment on the street every Friday in the summer! Check www.mainstreetmarkham.com for more details.

Cost: FREE

For more information:
(905) 472-2462
info@mainstreetmarkham.com

Aug 05

RMG Fridays: Summer Jams

Location: The Robert McLaughlin Gallery

Date: Aug 5th, 2016 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm

http://rmg.on.ca/events/rmg-fridays-summer-jams/
Tour The Singing Alarm the exhibition of street artist, lyricist, poet, photographer and urban explorer Jerm iX. Chill out to the warm sounds of summer as Durham musicians Rory Taillon and Patrick Dorie strum us through the evening.

Free to attend | 7-10pm | Cash Bar | All ages welcome.
Follow the twitter feed at #RMGFridays!

Cost: Free

For more information:
(905) 576-3000
smogelonsky@rmg.on.ca

Aug 06

Main Street Markham Farmers’ Market

Location: Main Street Markham

Date: Aug 6th, 2016 8:00 am to 1:00 pm

http://www.mainstreetmarkham.com
Come and support our local farmers at our 17th Annual Award winning Farmers’ Market. Come grab a coffee and enjoy freshness straight from the farm! Fresh fruit, vegetables, handmade crafts, BBQ, baked goods and more! Live entertainment every Saturday from 10 am – 1 pm. West side of Robinson Street & Main Street. Come Join us!

Cost: FREE

For more information:
(905) 472-2462
info@mainstreetmarkham.com

Aug 06

Music in the Parkette

Location: Jackson's Point Parkette

Date: Aug 6th, 2016 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm

http://Jacksonspointbia.com
Come and enjoy classic rock n' roll performed by Neil Chapman and the Bad Brothers. Be sure to visit our shops and restaurants while you are hers.

Cost: Free

For more information:
(647) 504-4254
info@jacksonspointbia.com

Aug 07

8th Annual BRITS ON THE LAKE Classic Motoring Revival

Location: Downtown Port Perry

Date: Aug 7th, 2016 8:00 am to 4:00 pm

http://www.discoverportperry.ca
Join us on Sunday August 7th, as the Port Perry B.I.A. hosts the 8th Annual 'Brits on the Lake' Classic British Motor Show, the all-British motoring festival with a heart. Be our guests and enjoy Cars /Bikes /Buses at the All-British motor car event with a kids activities area. 'Brits on the Lake' with all the nostalgia and beauty associated with British family saloon cars, sports cars, motorcycles and buses in the charming atmosphere of Queen & Water Streets, Port Perry.

For more information:
(905) 985-4971
info@discoverportperry.ca

Aug 07

Artist Talk: Susan Campbell

Location: The Robert McLaughlin Gallery

Date: Aug 7th, 2016 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

http://rmg.on.ca/events/artist-talk-susan-campbell/
Join us and learn more about the exhibition Zonification.

Cost: Free

For more information:
(905) 576-3000
smogelonsky@rmg.on.ca

Aug 07

Music in the Park

Location: Newmarket Community Centre

Date: Aug 7th, 2016 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

http://www.newmarket.ca/events
Join us Sunday and Thursday evenings for a musical treat. Local entertainers will showcase their talents. Weather permitting as there are no rain dates.

Cost: Free

For more information:
(905) 953-5300 x.2659
dsmith@newmarket.ca

Aug 09

Kids Around Town

Location: Environmental Park

Date: Aug 9th, 2016 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

http://www.newmarket.ca/events
Bring a lawn chair or blanket to delight in this evening's themed entertainment. Check out newmarket.ca/events for details of activities each week. Weather permitting as there are no rain dates.

Cost: Free

For more information:
(905) 953-5300 x.2655
sernst@newmarket.ca

Aug 10

Bones & Stones Kids’ Summer Camp at the DCMA

Location: Dufferin County Museum & Archive

Date: Aug 10th, 2016 10:00 am to 3:00 pm

http://www.dufferinmuseum.com
Let’s get digging! Kids will take on the role of junior archaeologists and paleontologists to explore the natural history of Dufferin County by digging up the past at our mock dig sites. Reveal a coded message when you repair pottery you have discovered. Excavate mock dinosaur remains and identify real fossils. Learn about mastodons and create your own replica bones. This program is suitable for ages 7-12. Snacks are provided, but please bring your own lunch and dress for weather conditions.

Pre-registration required in person or by phone at 1-877-941-7787.

Cost: $50 per person

For more information:
(705) 435-1881
info@dufferinmuseum.com

Aug 11

A Pathway to Yoga: A Quiet Retreat in the Garden

Location: Pathways to Perennials

Date: Aug 11th, 2016 11:00 am to 1:30 pm

http://www.pathwaystoperennials.com
Amidst the beauty within the private gardens of Hidcote Hideaway explore Meditation and Movement, lead by local studio owner Priscilla Filipe of Intentions Yoga. Surrounded by the subtle sounds of nature, tune into the rhythm of your breath and discover techniques to heat and cool your body. Each session is designed to help to support the release of tension and bring balance back to the Self through mindful breath, meditation and movement. After each session, enjoy a thoughtfully prepared lunch.

Cost: $55 per person

For more information:
(905) 939-8680
angie@pathwaystoperennials.com

Aug 11

Crit Crowd with Gary Greenwood

Location: The Robert McLaughlin Gallery

Date: Aug 11th, 2016 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

http://rmg.on.ca/events/crit-crowd/
Are you an artist in need of supportive feedback, wishing to invigorate your practice through lively discussion with peers? Once a month, join us in the RMG’s studio for a 2-hour group critique facilitated by a rotating roster of professionals in the field. (Scroll down past the form to see who’s coming up next!)

All media welcome. Each session begins at 6:30pm and lasts for approximately 2 hours.

Maximum of 3 artworks per participant. Registration required.
Free for members/$5 Non-members

Cost: $5 for non-members

For more information:
(905) 576-3000
smogelonsky@rmg.on.ca

Aug 11

Music in the Park

Location: Fairy Lake Park

Date: Aug 11th, 2016 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

http://www.newmarket.ca/events
Join us Sunday and Thursday evenings for a musical treat. Local entertainers will showcase their talents. Weather permitting as there are no rain dates.

Cost: Free

For more information:
(905) 953-5300 x.2659
dsmith@newmarket.ca

Aug 12

Music on Main!

Location: Main Street Markham

Date: Aug 12th, 2016 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

http://www.mainstreetmarkham.com
Live entertainment on the street every Friday in the summer! Check www.mainstreetmarkham.com for more details.

Cost: FREE

For more information:
(905) 472-2462
info@mainstreetmarkham.com

Aug 12-14

Day Out With Thomas at York Durham Heritage Railway

Location: Uxbridge Train Station

Starts: Aug 12th, 2016 9:00 pm
Ends: Aug 14th, 2016 4:00 pm

http://www.ydhr.ca
All Aboard! Thomas the Train is coming back to Uxbridge at York Durham Heritage Railway.

This event is a wonderful opportunity for children to meet and go on a train ride with Thomas. They will also be able to meet Sir Topham Hatt and enjoy lots of games and activities at the Imagination Station.

This event is fun for the entire family and best of all it creates lasting memories.

Cost: $25 + HST

For more information:
(905) 852-3696
ydhr@ydhr.ca

Aug 13

Main Street Markham Farmers’ Market

Location: Main Street Markham

Date: Aug 13th, 2016 8:00 am to 1:00 pm

http://www.mainstreetmarkham.com
Come and support our local farmers at our 17th Annual Award winning Farmers’ Market. Come grab a coffee and enjoy freshness straight from the farm! Fresh fruit, vegetables, handmade crafts, BBQ, baked goods and more! Live entertainment every Saturday from 10 am – 1 pm. West side of Robinson Street & Main Street. Come Join us!

Cost: FREE

For more information:
(905) 472-2462
info@mainstreetmarkham.com

Aug 13

9th Annual Orono Antique Street Festival

Location: Main Street, Orono

Date: Aug 13th, 2016 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Orono will be once again be closing Main Street to host the 9th Annual Orono Antique Street Festival. This year the Festival will be held on Saturday, August 13th, 2016 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. so be sure to mark your calendars! 20 plus dealers as well as the four antique shops in town will be selling furniture, vintage collectibles, mid-century decor, toys, art, lighting and much, more more. This is a well-attended event held rain or shine. For vendor information please contact (905)983-1122.

Cost: Free

For more information:
(905) 983-1122
info@oronoantiquemarket.ca

Aug 13

Kickin' It Old School - Family Summer Party

Location: Dufferin County Museum & Archive

Date: Aug 13th, 2016 11:00 am to 2:00 pm

http://www.dufferinmuseum.com
Put down the remote, get off the couch and get ready to play old-school. Come out to the museum for a good old-fashioned garden party (all ages welcome). We will kick things off with tea and sweet treats in the garden. Line up for an old-fashioned sack race, take aim in ring toss, play croquet, try to catch with an old lacrosse stick and much more. Kids can make two historic games to take home.

Cost: $8 per person

For more information:
info@dufferinmuseum.com

Aug 13

4th Annual Painted Perch Festival

Location: Jackson's Point Parkette

Date: Aug 13th, 2016 Noon to 6:00 pm

http://www.jacksonspointbia.com
Annual Painted Perch Fesitval, an afternoon and evening of fun and excitement, crafts, face painting and live music. Check out the handcrafted perch and vote for your favourite design. Local Vendors and artisans, great food and refreshments.

Cost: Free

For more information:
(647) 504-4254
silveradosaj@gmail.com

Aug 13

5th Annual Painted Perch Challenge

Location: Jackson's Point Parkette

Date: Aug 13th, 2016 Noon to 6:00 pm

http://jacksonspointbia.com
Vendors, music, food, games, putting contest, and of course beautifully painted or decorated perch. Come and vote for your favourite work of art. Visit our shops and restaurants for specials and delicacies.

Cost: Free

For more information:
(647) 504-4254
info@jacksonspointbia.com

Aug 14

43rd Annual Antique & Classic Car Show

Location: Whitchurch-Stouffville Museum & Community Centre

Date: Aug 14th, 2016 11:00 am to 4:00 pm

http://www.townofws.ca/museum
Join us as Exhibitors from across southern Ontario display their prized antique & classic cars. Enjoy all this family event has to offer, including a Kids Zone, live entertainment, food vendors, and heritage activities. Rain date: August 21st. Admission: $5.00 (children under 3 free); $15.00 per family of up to 4.

Cost: $5 per person

For more information:
(905) 727-8954
wsmuseum@townofws.ca

Aug 14

OPG Second Sundays: Celebrating Colour

Location: The Robert McLaughlin Gallery

Date: Aug 14th, 2016 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

http://rmg.on.ca/events/opg-second-sundays-celebrating-colour/
Inspired by our eye-catching exhibitions we will experiment with colour to create rainbow-inspired landscapes, silly portraits and amazing abstractions.
OPG Second Sundays offers FREE art activities each month! Registration not required. Drop-in 1pm to 3pm

Cost: Free

For more information:
(905) 576-3000
smogelonsky@rmg.on.ca

Aug 14

Music in the Park

Location: Newmarket Community Centre

Date: Aug 14th, 2016 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

http://www.newmarket.ca/events
Join us Sunday and Thursday evenings for a musical treat. Local entertainers will showcase their talents. Weather permitting as there are no rain dates.

Cost: Free

For more information:
(905) 953-5300 x.2659
dsmith@newmarket.ca

Aug 16

Kids Around Town

Location: Environmental Park

Date: Aug 16th, 2016 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

http://www.newmarket.ca/events
Bring a lawn chair or blanket to delight in this evening's themed entertainment. Check out newmarket.ca/events for details of activities each week. Weather permitting as there are no rain dates.

Cost: Free

For more information:
(905) 953-5300 x.2655
sernst@newmarket.ca

Aug 18

Music in the Park

Location: Fairy Lake Park

Date: Aug 18th, 2016 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

http://www.newmarket.ca/events
Join us Sunday and Thursday evenings for a musical treat. Local entertainers will showcase their talents. Weather permitting as there are no rain dates.

Cost: Free

For more information:
(905) 953-5300 x.2659
dsmith@newmarket.ca

Aug 18-21

TD Markham Jazz Festival

Location: Main Street Unionville

Starts: Aug 18th, 2016 7:00 pm
Ends: Aug 21st, 2016 6:30 pm

http://www.markhamjazzfestival.com
Enjoy free jazz of all genres on three stages all weekend! Hear the best in professional jazz from Ontario, other parts of Canada, and the US. The TD MJF takes place on historic and beautiful Main Street Unionville, and features one-of-a-kind shopping, art galleries, pubs and restaurants, historical tours, and so much more!

Cost: Free

For more information:
(905) 471-5299
contactus@markhamjazzfestival.com

Aug 19

Music on Main!

Location: Main Street Markham

Date: Aug 19th, 2016 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

http://www.mainstreetmarkham.com
Live entertainment on the street every Friday in the summer! Check www.mainstreetmarkham.com for more details.

Cost: FREE

For more information:
(905) 472-2462
info@mainstreetmarkham.com

Aug 19

Great Taste Fashion Gala

Location: Downtown Orangeville

Date: Aug 19th, 2016 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm

http://downtownorangeville.ca
Downtown Orangeville is celebrating Fashion in its 3rd Annual Great Taste Fashion Show. Come and enjoy a girls night out featuring beautiful clothes & delicious tasters prepared by local eateries. Indulge in some yummy appetizers, treat yourself to a cocktail, and then sit back, relax, and enjoy the show! To make it even more fun, there will be some shopping opportunities, giveaways (limited quantities), and chances to win a shopping spree!

Cost: TBD

For more information:
(519) 942-0087
events@downtownorangeville.ca

Aug 19-21

Day Out With Thomas at York Durham Heritage Railway

Location: Uxbridge Train Station

Starts: Aug 19th, 2016 9:00 pm
Ends: Aug 21st, 2016 4:00 pm

http://www.ydhr.ca
All Aboard! Thomas the Train is coming back to Uxbridge at the York Durham Heritage Railway.

This event is a wonderful opportunity for children to meet and go on a train ride with Thomas. They will also be able to meet Sir Topham Hatt and enjoy lots of games and activities at the Imagination Station.

This event is fun for the entire family and best of all it creates lasting memories.

Cost: $25 + HST

For more information:
(905) 852-3696
ydhr@ydhr.ca

Aug 20

Garlic is Great Festival

Location: Newmarket Famrers' Market, Newmarket Riverwalk Commons

Date: Aug 20th, 2016 8:00 am to 1:00 pm

http://www.newmarket.ca/events
Take part in the annual celebration on Ontario's garlic harvest. At the festival, visitors can enjoy live cooking demonstrations, musical performances and interact with Ontario Garlic Farmers

Cost: Free

For more information:
(905) 953-5300 x.2659
dsmith@newmarket.ca

Aug 20

Main Street Markham Farmers’ Market

Location: Main Street Markham

Date: Aug 20th, 2016 8:00 am to 1:00 pm

http://www.mainstreetmarkham.com
Come and support our local farmers at our 17th Annual Award winning Farmers’ Market. Come grab a coffee and enjoy freshness straight from the farm! Fresh fruit, vegetables, handmade crafts, BBQ, baked goods and more! Live entertainment every Saturday from 10 am – 1 pm. West side of Robinson Street & Main Street. Come Join us!

Cost: FREE

For more information:
(905) 472-2462
info@mainstreetmarkham.com

Aug 20

Taste of Orangeville

Location: Downtown Orangeville

Date: Aug 20th, 2016 11:00 am to 4:00 pm

http://downtownorangeville.ca
Downtown Orangeville will be home to the 4th annual Taste of Orangeville. Orangeville’s best restaurants will be offering fantastic tasting menus featuring locally produced ingredients alongside live music and extended patios!

Cost: Please visit downtownorangeville.ca for pricing

For more information:
(519) 942-0087
events@downtownorangeville.ca

Aug 20

Adult Movie in the Park

Location: Jackson's Point Parkette

Date: Aug 20th, 2016 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm

http://jacksonspointbia.com
Bring a chair and a blanket and enjoy Ghost Busters in the park. Be sure to visit our shops and restaurants while you are here.

Cost: Free

For more information:
(647) 504-4254
info@jacksonspointbia.com

Aug 22

Moonlight Movie

Location: St Nicholas School

Date: Aug 22nd, 2016 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm

http://www.newmarket.ca/events
Wrap up the summer by enjoying a movie under the stars. Bring a lawn chair or blanket to watch a film on a huge inflatable screen. Film title will be revealed closer to the day. All films will begin at dusk (approximately 8:15 p.m.) Inclement weather location is inside school gym

Cost: Free

For more information:
(905) 953-5300 x.2714
tpattison@newmarket.ca

Aug 25

A Pathway to Yoga: A Quiet Retreat in the Garden

Location: Pathways to Perennials

Date: Aug 25th, 2016 11:00 am to 1:30 pm

http://www.pathwaystoperennials.com
Amidst the beauty within the private gardens of Hidcote Hideaway explore Meditation and Movement, lead by local studio owner Priscilla Filipe of Intentions Yoga. Surrounded by the subtle sounds of nature, tune into the rhythm of your breath and discover techniques to heat and cool your body. Each session is designed to help to support the release of tension and bring balance back to the Self through mindful breath, meditation and movement. After each session, enjoy a thoughtfully prepared lunch.

Cost: $55 per person

For more information:
(905) 939-8680
angie@pathwaystoperennials.com

Aug 26-28

Aurora's Ribfest

Location: Machell Park

Starts: Aug 26th, 2016 11:00 am
Ends: Aug 28th, 2016 8:00 pm

http://www.aurora.ca/auroraribfest
Join us for the Town of Aurora's Ribfest. There will be children's activities, beer garden, midway, food vendors and live music.

Cost: $5 after 8p.m. on Sept 11 and 12

For more information:
(905) 726-4762
sware@aurora.ca

Aug 26-28

CariVaughan 2016 -

Location: Woodbridge Fairgrounds

Starts: Aug 26th, 2016 6:00 pm
Ends: Aug 28th, 2016 9:00 pm

http://www.carifestival.com
CariVaughan is a 3 day festival celebrating Caribbean culture with rhythmic music - steelpan, live Soca artists and bands, fun cultural "paint throwing" activity, colourful vibrant carnival costumes parading in Vaughan and authentic Caribbean food.

Cost: $5.00 and Paint Package for Kids

For more information:
(289) 236-4343
jointhefun@carifestival.com

Aug 26

Music on Main!

Location: Main Street Markham

Date: Aug 26th, 2016 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

http://www.mainstreetmarkham.com
Live entertainment on the street every Friday in the summer! Check www.mainstreetmarkham.com for more details.

Cost: FREE

For more information:
(905) 472-2462
info@mainstreetmarkham.com

Aug 26

Moonlight Movie

Location: Maple Leaf Public School

Date: Aug 26th, 2016 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm

http://www.newmarket.ca/events
Wrap up the summer by enjoying a movie under the stars. Bring a lawn chair or blanket to watch a film on a huge inflatable screen. Film title will be revealed closer to the day. All films will begin at dusk (approximately 8:15 p.m.) Inclement weather location is inside school gym

Cost: Free

For more information:
(905) 953-5300 x.2714
tpattison@newmarket.ca

Aug 27

Main Street Markham Farmers’ Market

Location: Main Street Markham

Date: Aug 27th, 2016 8:00 am to 1:00 pm

http://www.mainstreetmarkham.com
Come and support our local farmers at our 17th Annual Award winning Farmers’ Market. Come grab a coffee and enjoy freshness straight from the farm! Fresh fruit, vegetables, handmade crafts, BBQ, baked goods and more! Live entertainment every Saturday from 10 am – 1 pm. West side of Robinson Street & Main Street. Come Join us!

Cost: FREE

For more information:
(905) 472-2462
info@mainstreetmarkham.com

Aug 27-28

Weaving Words Festival of Stories

Location: Sharon Temple National Historic Site & Museum

Starts: Aug 27th, 2016 11:00 am
Ends: Aug 28th, 2016 4:30 pm

http://www.weavingwords.ca
Weaving Words is a celebration of stories and the many ways that we tell them, through written and spoken word, through music, film and dance.

Storytellers, writers, musicians, film-makers and other performers from a wide range of cultural and ethnic backgrounds will gather to celebrate everything that is special about who we are, where we have come from and where we are going. Through our stories we celebrate our history and our culture with all of its diversity.

Cost: Free Admission

For more information:
(905) 478-2389
megan.houston@sharontemple.ca

Aug 29

Moonlight Movie

Location: George Richardson Micro Fields

Date: Aug 29th, 2016 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm

http://www.newmarket.ca/events
Wrap up the summer by enjoying a movie under the stars. Bring a lawn chair or blanket to watch a film on a huge inflatable screen. Film title will be revealed closer to the day. All films will begin at dusk (approximately 8:15 p.m.) Inclement weather location is Ray Twinney Recreation Complex Rink 1

Cost: Free

For more information:
(905) 953-5300 x.2714
tpattison@newmarket.ca

Aug 31

Moonlight Movie

Location: Audrie Sanderson Park

Date: Aug 31st, 2016 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm

http://www.newmarket.ca/events
Wrap up the summer by enjoying a movie under the stars. Bring a lawn chair or blanket to watch a film on a huge inflatable screen. Film title will be revealed closer to the day. All films will begin at dusk (approximately 8:15 p.m.) Inclement weather location is Ray Twinney Recreation Complex Rink 1

Cost: Free

For more information:
(905) 953-5300 x.2714
tpattison@newmarket.ca

Sep 01

Moonlight Movie

Location: College Manor Park

Date: Sep 1st, 2016 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm

http://www.newmarket.ca/events
Wrap up the summer by enjoying a movie under the stars. Bring a lawn chair or blanket to watch a film on a huge inflatable screen. Film title will be revealed closer to the day. All films will begin at dusk (approximately 8:15 p.m.) Inclement weather location is Ray Twinney Recreation Complex Rink 1

For more information:
(905) 953-5300 x.2714
tpattison@newmarket.ca

Sep 03

Main Street Markham Farmers’ Market

Location: Main Street Markham

Date: Sep 3rd, 2016 8:00 am to 1:00 pm

http://www.mainstreetmarkham.com
Come and support our local farmers at our 17th Annual Award winning Farmers’ Market. Come grab a coffee and enjoy freshness straight from the farm! Fresh fruit, vegetables, handmade crafts, BBQ, baked goods and more! Live entertainment every Saturday from 10 am – 1 pm. West side of Robinson Street & Main Street. Come Join us!

Cost: FREE

For more information:
(905) 472-2462
info@mainstreetmarkham.com

Sep 03
Billy Currington and the Summer Forever Tour are coming to the General Motors Centre on September 3rd, 2016. The title of Billy’s new album, Enjoy Yourself, says it all. “That’s what I want people to think about doing when they hear my music,” the happy-go-lucky Georgia native says. “I want them to have a good time.” And a good time is clearly what they’re having.

*Tickets subject to applicable fees

Tickets start at $45.00 and are available at the General Motors Centre Box Office, by phone at

Cost: Tickets start at $45.00 plus applicable fees

For more information:
(905) 438-8811
william_balfour@comcastspectacor.com

Sep 10

Main Street Markham Farmers’ Market

Location: Main Street Markham

Date: Sep 10th, 2016 8:00 am to 1:00 pm

http://www.mainstreetmarkham.com
Come and support our local farmers at our 17th Annual Award winning Farmers’ Market. Come grab a coffee and enjoy freshness straight from the farm! Fresh fruit, vegetables, handmade crafts, BBQ, baked goods and more! Live entertainment every Saturday from 10 am – 1 pm. West side of Robinson Street & Main Street. Come Join us!

Cost: FREE

For more information:
(905) 472-2462
info@mainstreetmarkham.com

Sep 10
It’s a brand new way to garden – feed the soul and the tummy at the same time. Excellent gift for the enthusiastic gardener who wants individual garden design help from an expert in a casual hand’s on learning environment. Following Lorraine’s perennial design session a tantalizing chef- prepared breakfast will be served in the garden to replenish our energy.

Fourth session of a series of five B.B.C. – Shrubs and trees for Autumn Blaze, a design workshop.

Spaces are limited.

Cost: $30 per person plus tax

For more information:
(905) 939-8680
angie@pathwaystoperennials.com

Sep 10

Up the Maskinonge with a Paddle

Location: Meet at Boston Pizza in Keswick

Date: Sep 10th, 2016 9:00 am to Noon

http://www.LSRCA.on.ca
Join the members of the Maskinonge River Recovery Project for a guided non-moterized paddle tour of the Maskinonge River from 9 am to 12 pm. Bring your canoe, kayak, row boat or paddle boat and personal floatation device. Don't have a boat? no problem. The Georgina Dragon Boat Club will have a spot for you on theirs! Meet a Boston Pizza in Keswick Parking Lot. 253 The Queensway South.

For more information:
(905) 895-1281 x.326
b.ballagh@lsrca.on.ca

Sep 11

Grandparent's Day Train Ride

Location: Uxbridge & Stouffville Train Stations

Date: Sep 11th, 2016 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

http://www.ydhr.ca
Across North America, September 11th is the day that grandparents are honoured.

Treat yours to a trip on the York-Durham Heritage Railway through the picturesque Oak Ridges Moraine.

Half price for each grandparent accompanied by a fare-paying grandchild.

(Boarding facilities for disabled persons available in Uxbridge)

Visit our website for train departure times.

Boarding facilities for disabled persons available at Uxbridge.

For more information:
(905) 852-3696
ydhr@ydhr.ca

Sep 11

Markham Auto Classic

Location: Main Street Markham

Date: Sep 11th, 2016 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

http://www.mainstreetmarkham.com
The 17th Annual Markham Auto Classic features over 300 classic cars, street machines, muscle cars and motorcycles! Food, craft vendors and Live music too! Don’t miss it!

Cost: FREE

For more information:
(905) 472-2462
info@mainstreetmarkham.com

Sep 11

Grandparent's Day Heritage Train Ride

Location: Stouffville Go Station

Date: Sep 11th, 2016 Noon to 4:00 pm

http://www.ydhr.ca
Across North America, September 11th is the day that grandparents are honoured.

Treat yours to a trip on the York-Durham Heritage Railway through the picturesque Oak Ridges Moraine.

Half price for each grandparent accompanied by a fare-paying grandchild.

Cost: See website

For more information:
(905) 852-3696
ydhr@ydhr.ca

Sep 13-14

Sunderland Fall Fair

Location: Sunderland

Starts: Sep 13th, 2016 5:00 pm
Ends: Sep 14th, 2016 10:00 pm

http://www.agfair.ca
A real old fashioned country fair! Live entertainment, midway, live animal demonstrations, homecraft and art displays, vendors, demolition derby, horse pull, lawn tractor pull.

Cost: $7. Tuesday, $10 Wednesday

For more information:
(705) 879-7034
sunderlandfallfair@gmail.com

Sep 17

Main Street Markham Farmers’ Market

Location: Main Street Markham

Date: Sep 17th, 2016 8:00 am to 1:00 pm

http://www.mainstreetmarkham.com
Come and support our local farmers at our 17th Annual Award winning Farmers’ Market. Come grab a coffee and enjoy freshness straight from the farm! Fresh fruit, vegetables, handmade crafts, BBQ, baked goods and more! Live entertainment every Saturday from 10 am – 1 pm. West side of Robinson Street & Main Street. Come Join us!

Cost: FREE

For more information:
(905) 472-2462
info@mainstreetmarkham.com

Sep 17

Designing with Bulbs! More Colour Earlier in Spring!

Location: Pathways to Perennials

Date: Sep 17th, 2016 10:00 am to 11:00 am

http://www.pathwaystoperennials.com
Were you left out last spring? The whole neighbourhood around you started to wake up after winter with beautiful pinks, purples, yellows and oranges, and your yard was still brown? Well not this year! This is an ‘I can’t miss’ workshop that will put together some of the most vibrant displays that will have the whole street talking. Big, bold and bodacious bulbs will help you wake up from winter and spring into summer! Also shared will be squirrel and rabbit proofing techniques, and fertilizing.

Cost: $5 per person plus tax

For more information:
(905) 939-8680
angie@pathwaystoperennials.com

Sep 17

Georgina Pioneer Village Harvest Festival

Location: Georgina Pioneer Village and Archives

Date: Sep 17th, 2016 11:00 am to 4:00 pm

http://www.georgina.ca
Celebrate the arrival of autumn with vintage farm equipment, food, crafts, artisans & vendors, historical demonstrations, live music and FREE hot apple cider!

Cost: Free

For more information:
(905) 476-4301 x.2284

Sep 17

Uptown Keswick Harvest Festival

Location: Simcoe Street, Keswick

Date: Sep 17th, 2016 9:00 pm

http://www.georgina.ca
Join the merchants of Uptown Keswick for a fall family fun day, including vendors market, BBQ's and lots of activities for the kids!

Cost: Free

For more information:
(905) 476-4356
petalpushers@bellnet.ca

Sep 18

8th Annual Harvest Chili Cook-Off Celebration

Location: Downtown Port Perry

Date: Sep 18th, 2016 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

http://www.discoverportperry.ca
Join us and enjoy a Harvest Day in Port Perry! Take in the sights, sounds and flavors of the harvest! Buy fresh and local food fair from our local growers and garden stores. Indulge in the chili tasting while enjoying a variety of entertainment and activities for the whole family. Check back for updated information on all the activities, vendors and entertainers taking part in the 8th Annual Harvest Celebration this year.

For more information:
(905) 985-4971
info@discoverportperry.ca

Sep 18

Teddy Bear Train

Location: Uxbridge & Stouffville Train Stations

Date: Sep 18th, 2016 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

http://www.ydhr.ca
Bring your teddy bear (or other favourite stuffed animal) on this special train ride. Dr. Bear will give your teddy a check-up to make sure it can give you lots more hugs and cuddles.
Children 12 and under ride for $1 when carrying their Teddy Bear (maximum of 2 children per adult)

Visit our website for train departure times.

Cost: See Website

For more information:
(905) 852-3696
ydhr@ydhr.ca

Sep 18

Teddy Bear Train

Location: Stouffville Go Station

Date: Sep 18th, 2016 Noon to 4:00 pm

http://www.ydhr.ca
Bring your teddy bear (or other favourite stuffed animal) on this special train ride.

Dr. Bear will give your teddy a check-up to make sure it can give you lots more hugs and cuddles.

Children 12 and under ride for $1 when carrying their Teddy Bear (maximum of 2 children per adult)

Cost: See website

For more information:
(905) 852-3696
ydhr@ydhr.ca

Sep 24-25

Chippewa's of Georgina Island Pow-Wow

Location: Sibbald Point Provincial Park

Starts: Sep 24th, 2016 8:00 am
Ends: Sep 25th, 2016 5:00 pm

http://georginaisland.com/
Join the Chippewa's of Georgina at their annual Pow-Wow. Learn about traditions, watch the dancers in their vibrant regalia's shop the market and try some great food.
Sep 24

Main Street Markham Farmers’ Market

Location: Main Street Markham

Date: Sep 24th, 2016 8:00 am to 1:00 pm

http://www.mainstreetmarkham.com
Come and support our local farmers at our 17th Annual Award winning Farmers’ Market. Come grab a coffee and enjoy freshness straight from the farm! Fresh fruit, vegetables, handmade crafts, BBQ, baked goods and more! Live entertainment every Saturday from 10 am – 1 pm. West side of Robinson Street & Main Street. Come Join us!

Cost: FREE

For more information:
(905) 472-2462
info@mainstreetmarkham.com

Sep 24-25

Georgina Studio Tour

Location: Sutton, Jackson's Point, Pefferlaw, Keswick

Starts: Sep 24th, 2016 10:00 am
Ends: Sep 25th, 2016 5:00 pm

http://www.georginastudiotour.com
Follow the Georgina Studio Tour signs and discover our area Artisans on this self-guided tour.

Cost: Free

Sep 24

ETSY Made In Canada - York Region

Location: Aurora Cultural Centre

Date: Sep 24th, 2016 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

http://www.etsyyorkregion.com
We are so excited to announce that our FIRST YORK REGION ETSY Made In Canada will be held at The Aurora Cultural Centre!!!

Featuring over 40 local vendors, you can expect a wonderful day of shopping local, fun and great community building!

Please feel free to share this event, we'd love to make this inaugural event a success!

For more information:
(905) 830-6243
creative@etsyyorkregion.com

Sep-Oct 29-02

Markham Fair

Location: Markham Fairgrounds

Starts: Sep 29th, 2016 9:00 am
Ends: Oct 2nd, 2016 10:00 pm

http://www.markhamfair.ca
Annual Fall Fair is one of Canada's oldest country fairs, an annual event established in 1844. The fair occurs annually on the weekend before Canadian Thanksgiving, and hosts upwards of 80,000 attendees. Approximately 3,000 exhibitors enter more than 12,000 items, which are judged and put on display during the fair. Promoting excellence through competition in this way makes fairs unique in comparison to other events. Not to be left out is the great rides, games and of course FOOD!

Cost: $15 per adult, $10 per senior; $5 per child

For more information:
(905) 642-3247
john@markhamfair.ca

Oct 01

Main Street Markham Farmers’ Market

Location: Main Street Markham

Date: Oct 1st, 2016 8:00 am to 1:00 pm

http://www.mainstreetmarkham.com
Come and support our local farmers at our 17th Annual Award winning Farmers’ Market. Come grab a coffee and enjoy freshness straight from the farm! Fresh fruit, vegetables, handmade crafts, BBQ, baked goods and more! Live entertainment every Saturday from 10 am – 1 pm. West side of Robinson Street & Main Street. Come Join us!

Cost: FREE

For more information:
(905) 472-2462
info@mainstreetmarkham.com

Oct 01
It’s a brand new way to garden – feed the soul and the tummy at the same time. Excellent gift for the enthusiastic gardener who wants individual garden design help from an expert in a casual hand’s on learning environment. Following Lorraine’s perennial design session a tantalizing chef- prepared breakfast will be served in the garden to replenish our energy.

Fifth and final session for the Blossom Breakfast Club – Putting your gardens to bed for winter.

Spaces are limited.

Cost: $30 per person plus tax

For more information:
(905) 939-8680
angie@pathwaystoperennials.com

Oct 01-02

Fall Colours Train Trips

Location: Uxbridge Train Station

Starts: Oct 1st, 2016 10:00 am
Ends: Oct 2nd, 2016 4:00 pm

http://www.ydhr.ca
Enjoy the wonders of autumn from your seat on the York Durham Heritage Railway while travelling through the picturesque Oak Ridges Moraine.

Board the train in Uxbridge and enjoy a kaleidoscope of colours on this 90 minute round trip.

Visit our website for train departure times.

Cost: See website

For more information:
(905) 852-3696
ydhr@ydhr.ca

Oct 02

Fall Colours Train Trips

Location: Stouffville Go Station

Date: Oct 2nd, 2016 Noon to 4:00 pm

http://www.ydhr.ca
Enjoy the wonders of autumn from your seat on the York Durham Heritage Railway while travelling through the picturesque Oak Ridges Moraine.

Cost: See website

For more information:
(905) 852-3696
ydhr@ydhr.ca

Oct 08

Main Street Markham Farmers’ Market

Location: Main Street Markham

Date: Oct 8th, 2016 8:00 am to 1:00 pm

http://www.mainstreetmarkham.com
Come and support our local farmers at our 17th Annual Award winning Farmers’ Market. Come grab a coffee and enjoy freshness straight from the farm! Fresh fruit, vegetables, handmade crafts, BBQ, baked goods and more! Live entertainment every Saturday from 10 am – 1 pm. West side of Robinson Street & Main Street. Come Join us!

Cost: FREE

For more information:
(905) 472-2462
info@mainstreetmarkham.com

Oct 08-09

Fall Colours Train Trips

Location: Uxbridge Train Station

Starts: Oct 8th, 2016 10:00 am
Ends: Oct 9th, 2016 4:00 pm

http://www.ydhr.ca
Enjoy the wonders of autumn from your seat on the York Durham Heritage Railway while travelling through the picturesque Oak Ridges Moraine.

Board the train in Uxbridge and enjoy a kaleidoscope of colours on this 90 minute round trip.

Visit our website for departure times.

Cost: See website

For more information:
(905) 852-3696
ydhr@ydhr.ca

Oct 08

Open Fire Cookout, Fall Urns and Table Decorating

Location: Pathways to Perennials

Date: Oct 8th, 2016 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

http://www.pathwaystoperennials.com
Local root vegetables cooked outdoors on an open fire, spiced warm cranberry cider, and delectable desserts are just a few favourites you will experience during this garden adventure. We’ll be dressing up an outdoor Thanksgiving table, creating fall floral urn displays and sharing some old family traditions. Children under 12 - $15.00. Blossom Café is liquor licensed so you can indulge in a beer, or a glass of wine (or two) while enjoying each other’s company.

Cost: Starting at $25 per person plus tax.

For more information:
(905) 939-8680
angie@pathwaystoperennials.com

Oct 09

Fall Colours Train Trips

Location: Stouffville Go Station

Date: Oct 9th, 2016 Noon to 4:00 pm

http://www.ydhr.ca
Enjoy the wonders of autumn from your seat on the York Durham Heritage Railway while travelling through the picturesque Oak Ridges Moraine.

Cost: See website

For more information:
(905) 852-3696
ydhr@ydhr.ca

Oct 12

Il Divo

Location: General Motors Centre

Date: Oct 12th, 2016 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm

http://www.generalmotorscentre.com/events/detail/il-divo-2016
AMOR & PASION is Il Divo’s seventh studio album and their most ambitious yet. Working with Columbian producer and multiple Latin Grammy Award®-winner Julio Reyes Copello, Il Divo have recorded 12 songs spanning a century of traditional tangos, smoldering boleros and classic mambas. The flavors and sultry rhythms of Spain, Cuba, Argentina and Mexico promise to set the stage for a very different Il Divo tour.

Cost: Tickets start at $69.50 plus applicable fees

For more information:
(905) 448-1578
wbalfour@generalmotorscentre.com

Oct 15-16

Fall Colours Train Trips

Location: Uxbridge

Starts: Oct 15th, 2016 10:00 am
Ends: Oct 16th, 2016 4:00 pm

http://www.ydhr.ca
Enjoy the wonders of autumn from your seat on the York Durham Heritage Railway while travelling through the picturesque Oak Ridges Moraine.

Board the train in Uxbridge and enjoy a kaleidoscope of colours on this 90 minute round trip.

Cost: See website

For more information:
(905) 852-3696
ydhr@ydhr.ca

Oct 16

Fall Colours Train Trips

Location: Stouffville Go Station

Date: Oct 16th, 2016 Noon to 4:00 pm

http://www.ydhr.ca
Enjoy the wonders of autumn from your seat on the York Durham Heritage Railway while travelling through the picturesque Oak Ridges Moraine.

Cost: See website

For more information:
(905) 852-3696
ydhr@ydhr.ca

Oct 22

Harvest Celebration

Location: Downtown Orangeville

Date: Oct 22nd, 2016 8:00 am to 1:00 pm

http://downtownorangeville.ca
Marking the closing of the Farmers’ Market and celebrating all things Autumn. Trick or Treating, crafts, face painting, great shopping and other festive activities. Fourth Saturday in October

This day also celebrates the final day of the outdoor Orangeville Farmers Market.

Cost: Free

For more information:
(519) 942-0087
events@downtownorangeville.ca

Oct 22

Putting Your Gardens to Bed and Winter Interest

Location: Pathways to Perennials

Date: Oct 22nd, 2016 10:00 am to 11:00 am

http://www.pathwaystoperennials.com
To cut or not to cut is the often asked question. Where to cut and what not to cut is equally important. Do you need rabbit protection in your back garden and deer protection in the naturalized beds? Did the tent caterpillars already deposit their eggs on the branches of your trees? What do they look like? How can I prevent the spring onslaught? Hope you are able to join us on this in depth hands-on task oriented workshop. Your winter garden should reflect the artistry of your summer garden.

Cost: $5 per person plus tax

For more information:
(905) 939-8680
angie@pathwaystoperennials.com

Oct 22-23

Halloween Train Ride

Location: Uxbridge Train Station

Starts: Oct 22nd, 2016 11:00 am
Ends: Oct 23rd, 2016 4:00 pm

http://www.ydhr.ca
On board the decorated trains enjoy entertainment for young and old alike. There will also be lots of Halloween activities.

Children will receive a loot bag upon departing the train.

Those children (12 and under) who come dressed in their best and scariest Halloween costume will travel for $1. (Maximum 2 children per adult)

Cost: See Website

For more information:
(905) 852-3696
ydhr@ydhr.ca

Oct 22

Family Fright Fiesta

Location: Georgina Pioneer Village and Archives

Date: Oct 22nd, 2016 5:30 pm to 9:00 pm

http://www.georgina.ca
Join us as we bring the night to life in the spirit of the Halloween season. There will be lots of activities for the entire family! Halloween puppet show, scary stories from the library and other spooktacular happenings. Crafts and pumpkins while quantities last!

For more information:
(905) 476-4301 x.2284
events@georgina.ca

Oct 23

Halloween Train Ride

Location: Stouffville Go Station

Date: Oct 23rd, 2016 Noon to 4:00 pm

http://www.ydhr.ca
On board the decorated trains enjoy entertainment for young and old alike. There will also be lots of Halloween activities for the kids.

Children will receive a loot bag upon departing the train.

Those children (12 and under) who come dressed in their best and scariest Halloween costume will travel for $1. (Maximum 2 children per adult)

Cost: See website

For more information:
(905) 852-3696
ydhr@ydhr.ca

Oct 29-30

Halloween Train Ride

Location: Uxbridge Train Station

Starts: Oct 29th, 2016 11:00 am
Ends: Oct 30th, 2016 4:00 pm

http://www.ydhr.ca
On board the decorated trains enjoy entertainment for young and old alike. There will also be lots of Halloween activities.

Children will receive a loot bag upon departing the train.

Those children (12 and under) who come dressed in their best and scariest Halloween costume will travel for $1. (Maximum 2 children per adult)

Cost: See Website

For more information:
(905) 852-3696
ydhr@ydhr.ca

Oct 29

Trick or Treat on Main Street Markham!

Location: Main Street Markham

Date: Oct 29th, 2016 Noon to 4:00 pm

http://www.mainstreetmarkham.com
There are heroes, villains, monsters and goblins strolling along Main Street. Store owners and scary characters will be handing out tricks and some delicious treats to those who dare to come!! Come see your friends on the street and remember your cameras – you never know who else will be here. Contest for scariest, most original and cutest costumes and for best decorated store. Happy Halloween!

Cost: FREE

For more information:
(905) 472-2462
info@mainstreetmarkham.com

Oct 29

Fifth Annual Hillary House Ball

Location: King Valley Golf Club

Date: Oct 29th, 2016 6:00 pm to 11:30 pm

http://aurorahs.com
The 2016 Hillary House Ball will take place at King Valley Golf Club. A sophisticated social event, the evening will feature fine dining, live music by the talented local members of the After Hours Big Band, celebrated Toronto pianist Ellen Meyer, dancing, live and silent auctions. Our aim is to offer the 220 guests an unrivalled experience while enabling them to contribute to the preservation of their community’s heritage in a mean

Cost: $150.00 per person

For more information:
(905) 727-8991
erika.mazanik@aurorahs.com

Oct 29

Halloween Haunt

Location: High Street, Sutton

Date: Oct 29th, 2016 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

http://www.suttonbia.com
Join the Merchants of Sutton as they celebrate Halloween. Fun activities and games for the whole family. Trick-or-Treat along High Street and enjoy music, games, prizes for the best costumes and sidewalk sale.

Cost: Free

Oct 30

Halloween Train Ride

Location: Stouffville Go Station

Date: Oct 30th, 2016 Noon to 4:00 pm

http://www.ydhr.ca
On board the decorated trains enjoy entertainment for young and old alike. There will also be lots of Halloween activities for the kids.

Children will receive a loot bag upon departing the train.

Those children (12 and under) who come dressed in their best and scariest Halloween costume will travel for $1. (Maximum 2 children per adult)

Cost: See website

For more information:
(905) 852-3696
ydhr@ydhr.ca

Nov 02

Aurora Sports Hall of Fame 2016 Induction Celebration

Location: St. Andrew's College

Date: Nov 2nd, 2016 5:30 pm to 10:00 pm

http://www.aurorashof.ca
Now an annual sold-out event, the Induction Celebration includes a dinner, entertainment and a reverential Induction Ceremony - a night that honours the individuals who have contributed greatly to Aurora's rich sports history.

Cost: $90

For more information:
(647) 632-6911
project.manager@aurorashof.ca

Nov 18

Candlelight Walk & Tree Lighting

Location: Downtown Port Perry

Date: Nov 18th, 2016 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm

http://www.discoverportperry.ca
On Friday, November 18th, the Annual Candlelight Walk and Tree Lighting Extravaganza takes place. Join Santa and his reindeer in the candlelight procession along Queen Street. Candle sales start at 6:30 pm in Palmer Park at the Gazebo. Don’t forget to bring your camera and get photos with Santa and his reindeer! Stores will be open late until 9pm during Tree Lighting to help you get a jump on your holiday shopping. Port Perry merchants offer a unique blend of ideas and holiday inspiration.

For more information:
(905) 985-4971
info@discoverportperry.ca

Nov 19-20

Santa Train

Location: Uxbridge Train Station

Starts: Nov 19th, 2016 11:00 am
Ends: Nov 20th, 2016 4:00 pm

We have received news from the North Pole that Santa will be joining our train rides.

Each child will have a chance to meet Santa while enjoying on-board entertainment.

Seating is limited and by reservation only. Book early to avoid disappointment.

For more information:
90
ydhr@ydhr.ca

Nov 25

The 32nd Festival of Lights

Location: Main Street Markham

Date: Nov 25th, 2016 6:00 pm to 9:30 pm

http://www.mainstreetmarkham.com
It’s the biggest winter party on Main Street. Come celebrate the annual lighting of our 30’ Christmas Tree with the Mayor, the huge fireworks show and always there is free live entertainment, free horse drawn wagon rides, carollers, street performers and more!! The Merchants of Main Street will be out and you can browse the shops and get a jump on the Christmas shopping. Join us for this family holiday tradition.

Cost: FREE

For more information:
(905) 472-2462
info@mainstreetmarkham.com

Nov 26-27

Santa Train

Location: Uxbridge Train Station

Starts: Nov 26th, 2016 11:00 am
Ends: Nov 27th, 2016 4:00 pm

http://www.ydhr.ca
We have received news from the North Pole that Santa will be joining our train rides.

Each child will have a chance to meet Santa while enjoying on-board entertainment.

Seating is limited and by reservation only. Book early to avoid disappointment.

For more information:
(905) 852-3696
ydhr@ydhr.ca

Nov 26

The Lightings

Location: Jackson's Point Parkette

Date: Nov 26th, 2016 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

http://jacksonspointbia.com
Join us as we celebrate Christmas and Chanukah in the parkette by lighting our tree and menorah. After you are welcome to join us at the Lake Simcoe Arms for traditional Christmas and Chanukah treats.

Cost: Free

For more information:
(647) 504-4254
info@jacksonspointbia.com

Dec 03-04

Santa Train

Location: Uxbridge Train Station

Starts: Dec 3rd, 2016 11:00 am
Ends: Dec 4th, 2016 4:00 pm

http://www.ydhr.ca
We have received news from the North Pole that Santa will be joining our train rides.

Each child will have a chance to meet Santa while enjoying on-board entertainment.

Seating is limited and by reservation only. Book early to avoid disappointment.

For more information:
(905) 852-3696
ydhr@ydhr.ca

Dec 03

Santa Claus Parade

Location: Reach, Simcoe, Queen, Water & Mary Streets

Date: Dec 3rd, 2016 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

http://www.scugogchamber.ca
Our Santa Claus Parade is an annual event hosted by the Scugog Chamber of Commerce and Port Perry Lions Club.
The parade starts at 5pm from the Port Perry Fair Grounds and travels down Reach Street, to Simcoe Street, then south
to Queen Street, along Queen Street, and finally down on Water Street to Mary Street.

For more information:
(905) 985-4971
info@scugogchamber.ca

Dec 10-11

Santa Train

Location: Uxbridge Train Station

Starts: Dec 10th, 2016 11:00 am
Ends: Dec 11th, 2016 4:00 pm

http://www.ydhr.ca
We have received news from the North Pole that Santa will be joining our train rides.

Each child will have a chance to meet Santa while enjoying on-board entertainment.

Seating is limited and by reservation only. Book early to avoid disappointment.

For more information:
(905) 852-3696
ydhr@ydhr.ca

Apr 15

Meet the Easter Bunny

Location: Main Street Markham

Date: Apr 15th, 2017 Noon to 3:00 pm

http://www.mainstreetmarkham.com
Hip Hop over to Main Street and bring your camera and get a FREE picture with the Easter Bunny. There will be treats and stickers too while quantities last! (The bunny will be around Main Street & Robinson Street)

Cost: FREE

For more information:
(905) 472-2462
info@mainstreetmarkham.com

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