Dundas Cactus Festival

Dundas Cactus Festival
Dundas

Dundas, already internationally recognized for the Cacti produced by the local Ben Veldhuis Cactus Greenhouses, the group received Ben’s approval… More >

Dundas, already internationally recognized for the Cacti produced by the local Ben Veldhuis Cactus Greenhouses, the group received Ben’s approval of the name, “Cactus Festival”. The first festival lasted 9 days, and began with a parade. It featured sports events, a film night, a casino night, a dance at the community center, and midway rides in Dundas driving park Over the years, it grew and in 1979, the downtown merchants agreed to hold their sidewalk sale as part of the Festival. Other craft vendors and exhibitors were invited too.

The festival moved to King St. and the reputation of the festival grew, year by year. For the sum of $1.00, the Jaycees sold the rights to the Town. Since 1979, the festival has been tirelessly organized by local volunteers; The Cactus Festival of Dundas Committee.

Location Downtown Dundas, Dundas

Email dundascactusfest@gmail.com

Web http://www.dundascactusfest.ca/index.html


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  • Exhibition: Simon Glass: The Ten Commandments / Prohibited Weapons and The Thirteen Attributes of God
    McMaster Museum of Art

    Simon Glass: The Ten Commandments / Prohibited Weapons and The Thirteen Attributes of God 17 August – 2 December 2017… More >

    Simon Glass:

    The Ten Commandments / Prohibited Weapons and The Thirteen Attributes of God

    17 August – 2 December 2017

    An exhibition of Simon Glass’s photo-hybrid series from the collections of McMaster Museum of Art and the Art Gallery of Hamilton. Simon Glass is an artist and educator based in Toronto. In his artistic practice, archival and original photographic imagery is combined with mystical, biblical and liturgical Hebrew.
    Artist Talk:  Thursday September 28, 12:30 – 1:20 pm

    Time 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

    Location 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, L8S 4L6

    Email museum@mcmaster.ca


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  • Golden Horseshoe Live Steamer Days
    Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology

    Catch a ride on miniature trains and witness the social and mechanical life of Canada's early industrial revolution during a… More >

    Catch a ride on miniature trains and witness the social and mechanical life of Canada's early industrial revolution during a FREE guided tour of the museum. 
    Sundays:
    July 23rd
    August 13th
    September 10th
     
    Time: 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    Ages: All
    Cost: Free event and museum admission.

    Time 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

    Location 900 Woodward Ave., Hamilton, L8H 7N2

    Email steammus@hamilton.ca

    Web http://www.hamilton.ca/steammuseum


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  • Historic Garden Tours at Dundurn Castle

    Dundurn's historic Kitchen Garden catered to the nutritional needs and aesthetic desires of the MacNab family 150 years ago. Enjoy… More >

    Dundurn's historic Kitchen Garden catered to the nutritional needs and aesthetic desires of the MacNab family 150 years ago. Enjoy informative stories and historic gardening knowledge conveyed by costumed garden staff. The tour promises to be a pleasure for the mind and the senses.

    FREE outdoor event 

    Saturdays and Sundays, 12:30 to 1:30 AND 2:00 to 3:00

    Regular admission rates apply to the Museum. Cost: Adults: $11.50, Seniors/Youth: $9.50, Children: $6, Infants: Free, Family: $30

    Location 610 York Blvd., Hamilton, L8R 3H1

    Email dundurn@hamilton.ca

    Web http://www.hamilton.ca/dundurn


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  • O Canada Summer Camp
    Ireland House Museum

    Join us this summer to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Canada and Ontario! Four of our five weeks will focus… More >

    Join us this summer to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Canada and Ontario! Four of our five weeks will focus on 1867 and provide campers a fun, hands-on opportunity to step back in time to experience life at the founding of our country and province. Our last week will cover the last 150 years of Canadian history, featuring highlights from around the country!

     

    July 10 – 14: July 17 – 21: July 24 – 28: House and Farm August 14 – 18: Entertainment August 21 – 25: 150 Years in 5 Days

    Time: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

    Cost: $175.00 per week, or $40.00 per day

    Age: 5 - 12 years Extended hours available upon request from 8:00 am – 9:00 am and 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm. The cost is $6.00 per session. Museum members receive 25% off the camp registration fee! Extended hours are excluded. Some activities will take place outdoors, so please dress your campers for the weather.

     

    To register, please visit www.museumsofburlington.ca, or call 905-332-9888.

    Location 2168 Guelph Line, Burlington, L7P 5A8

    Email MuseumEducation@burlington.ca

    Web https://museumsofburlington.ca/ireland-house/education/camps


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  • Wednesdays at Whitehern Historic House & Garden
    Whitehern Historic House & Garden

    Bring your lunch and enjoy the stunning historic garden setting and all-you-can-drink tea or lemonade while listening to live music.… More >

    Bring your lunch and enjoy the stunning historic garden setting and all-you-can-drink tea or lemonade while listening to live music. Limited tables and chairs provided. 
     
    $1.00 for tea or lemonade. Free outdoor event.
    Regular admission rates apply to the museum.
     
    Concert Listing:
    July 19: Doug Feaver, Eclectic Folk & Blues
    July 26: Mountain Road Irish Band
    August 2:  Ragwax, 1920’ & 30’s Style
    August 9: Henry Strong Duo, Jazz Standards
    August 16: Aubrey Wilson Quartet, 1930’s Jazz Standards
    August 23: Mike & Jill Daley, 1920’s Guitar & Violin Duo
    August 30: Ruth Sutherland, Celtic Harp

    Time 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

    Location 41 Jackson St. West, Hamilton, L8P 1L3

    Email whitehern@hamilton.ca

    Web http://www.hamilton.ca/whitehern


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  • From Far and Wide: Tales from a Suitcase

    Using the museum’s suitcase & costume collection, as well as archival documentation, we will tell stories of immigration from over… More >

    Using the museum’s suitcase & costume collection, as well as archival documentation, we will tell stories of immigration from over 150 years as a collective history of becoming Canadian.

    Web http://www.oakville.ca/culturerec/canada-150.html


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  • Daily Family Programs at Bronte Creek

    Now that summer is here what to do to keep the kids entertained?  Make Bronte Creek Provincial Park part of… More >

    Now that summer is here what to do to keep the kids entertained?  Make Bronte Creek Provincial Park part of your weekly schedule!  Each day there will be a variety of nature, cultural and outdoor recreation skill based programs to expand the learning of all family members.  Guided walks, children's programs, toddler time, evening programs and special events.  more details will be posted http://www.ontarioparks.com/park/brontecreek  round out your park day with a picnic and a dip in the pool.  Like it so much why not book a campsite?

    Time Every year

    Location 1219 Burloak Dr., Oakville, L6M 4J7

    Web http://www.ontarioparks.com/park/brontecreek


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  • HUGE outdoor pool OPEN for the summer!

    Bronte Creek Provincial Park's HUGE, 1.8 acre outdoor swiming pool (manmade lake) will open for the season annually July 1… More >

    Bronte Creek Provincial Park's HUGE, 1.8 acre outdoor swiming pool (manmade lake) will open for the season annually July 1 - Labour day.  

    Daily Hours of operation:  11:00am - 6:00pm (weather permitting).

    Additional fee per person apply after park entry.

    http://www.ontarioparks.com/park/brontecreek

    Time Every year

    Location 1219 Burloak Dr., Oakville, L6M 4J7

    Web http://www.ontarioparks.com/park/brontecreek


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  • Ancaster Farmer's Market (Wednesdays)
    Ancaster Farmers' Market

    The Ancaster Farmers Market’s is a local favourite in the heart of Ancaster Village, that strives to provide farmers a… More >

    The Ancaster Farmers Market’s is a local favourite in the heart of Ancaster Village, that strives to provide farmers a local sales outlet and the community with access to fresh, local, naturally grown produce within walking or riding distance of many Ancaster neighbourhoods. Our location in the Ancaster village allows for a many to bike or walk to our Market and stay to enjoy the local food, music and community that has been created at this weekly event. The Ancaster Farmer's Market runs every Wednesday 3-7 from Mid June o Mid October. Fruits, vegetables, maple syrup, meat, flowers, salad dressing, wine, hard cider, baked goods, chocolates,  bread, quesadillas, ice-cream, eggs, pot pies, sweet corn, apples, berries, pasta sauce and strudel are all available from our local vendors. Come get a made to order dinner at the market!

    Time Every Wednesday 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    Location 37 Halson St, Ancaster, L9G 2B9

    Web http://shopancasterfarmersmarket.com/


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  • Oakville Farmers' Market & Cultural Activities

    Downtown Oakville will come alive with cultural events and activities every Saturday from June to October thanks to Oakville’s Summer… More >

    Downtown Oakville will come alive with cultural events and activities every Saturday from June to October thanks to Oakville’s Summer Cultural Connection, a summer events initiative launched by the Town of Oakville and supported by a generous donation from Union Gas. One of these events includes a farmers’ market and creative cultural programming featuring town partners and local organizations on George Street every Saturday from June 3rd to October 28th, 2017, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. This event will celebrate Canadas 150th Birthday!

    Web http://www.oakville.ca/events/culture-farmers-market_1.html


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