We love when visitors to Hamilton Halton Brant discover how easy it is to combine the region’s fascinating history and heritage attractions with amazing outdoor adventures. Katja Wulfers, who blogs at Life in Pleasantville, did just that when she brought her family for a day of boats, big and small. The day started with a tour of the HMCS Haida, Canada’s most decorated war ship and wrapped up with a guided rafting expedition on the Grand River with Blue Heron Rafting.

Read about their adventure here.

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Now thru December 31

Fire Over Water Exhibit at Crawford Lake

Crawford Lake Conservation Area

3115 Conservation Road, Milton, ON, L9T 2X3

9am - 7pm.

Now thru January 8

Ride the RBG Express

Royal Botanical Gardens

680 Plains Road West, Burlington, ON, L7T 4H4

December 27 - January 6

RBG Winter Camps

Royal Botanical Gardens

680 Plains Road West, Burlington, ON, L7T 4H4

Single day: $60 4-day camp (December 27-30): $240 5-day camp (January 2 to 6): $300...

December 11

Museum Christmas Tour

Oakville Museum at Erchless Estate

8 Navy Street, Oakville, ON, L6J 2Y5

1:30-2:30 and 3-4 p.m. Fee: $6.22

Now thru January 8

RBG: Storytime

Royal Botanical Gardens

680 Plains Road West, Burlington, ON, L7T 4H4

Now thru December 7

Oakville Museum Guided Tour

Oakville Museum at Erchless Estate

8 Navy Street, Oakville, ON, L6J 2Y5

Tuesday to Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. General admission by donation (Suggested $7 per...

Now thru December 15

Artful Moments: Creative Expressions, Brantford

Art Gallery of Hamilton

25 Bell Ln, Brantford, ON N3T 1E1

Thursdays, 10:00 pm – 11:30 pm October 6, 20, November 3, 17, December 1, 15

Now thru January 5

The Augmented Reality Holiday Hunt

Oakville Downtown

146 Lakeshore Road East, Oakville, ON, L6J 1H4

Now thru January 8

The McQuesten Family Christmas

Whitehern Historic House & Garden – National Historic Site

41 Jackson Street West, Hamilton, ON, L8P 1L3

Closed: Mondays, Christmas Day, Boxing Day & New Year’s Day Time: 12:00 PM – 4:00...

Now thru January 18

Mohawk Institute Residential School Virtual Tour

Woodland Cultural Centre

184 Mohawk Street, Brantford, ON, N3T 5V6

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