JOIN – Friends of Watersheds

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May 2018

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Wednesday, May 9th 2018

JOIN – Friends of Watersheds


Cost: FREE

The Friends of Watersheds groups are community based organizations that improve our natural environment by cleaning up watercourses, planting trees within their local watersheds, and educating residents on various stewardship...

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July 2018

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Saturday, July 28th 2018

Explore The Shore


Cost: Free

A weekend (July 28th & 29th) event created from a partnership between businesses and organizations to promote tourism on Essex County Road 50 along the shore of Lake Erie south...

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August 2018

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Sunday, August 12th 2018

Holiday Beach Waterfowl Draw

Harrow Arena
Cost: 17.00

Registration Time: Doors open at 9:00 am. Draw Time: Begins at 10:00 am sharp! Registration closed once the draw begins. Fee for draw: $17 non-refundable per person. Fee for blinds: You...

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Sunday, August 12th 2018

Lost Arts Festival

John R. Park Homestead
Cost: Various

Celebrate summer on the shore of Lake Erie. See demonstrations of lost arts and visit the voyageur encampment. Stay to enjoy hands-on activities, live music, livestock displays and games for...

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Wednesday, August 15th 2018

Project Purple

Hillman Marsh Conservation Area
Cost: FREE

Calling all citizen scientists – Hillman Marsh needs your help! Purple Loosestrife is an invasive species that came to North America in the early 1800s. It has spread rapidly due...

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Saturday, August 18th 2018

ORCKA Basic Canoe Instruction Level 1 – 3

Holiday Beach
Cost: 175

ORCKA Basic Canoeing Level 1 – 3. Each day will be approximately 8 hours. August 18 - Basic Level 1 & 2 – Introduction to canoeing at Holiday Beach Conservation...

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September 2018

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Saturday, September 15th 2018

Festival of Hawks

Holiday Beach
Cost: 15.00

Join experts from the Holiday Beach Migration Observatory for this natural spectacle. Watch thousands of birds of prey flying overheard. Take in free programs hosted by local experts and see...

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Saturday, September 29th 2018

Essex Region Conservation Bike Tour

Windsor-Essex County
Cost: Various

The Essex Region Conservation Bike Tour incorporates all the last sights of summer. Whether you are touring through picturesque country roads and along historic County Road 50, or meandering the off-road...

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Sunday, September 30th 2018

Peche Island Day

Lakeview Park Marina
Cost: FREE

Celebrate World Rivers Day on Peche Island! Join us on Sunday September 30 2018 from 10am - 3pm for Peche Island Day! In celebration of World Rivers Day, the Detroit...

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October 2018

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Sunday, October 14th 2018

Harvest & Horses Festival

John R. Park Homestead
Cost: Various

Celebrate the fall harvest season on the farm. Listen to ghost stories in the attic, try some corn husk crafts, see cider-making and more! Meet the horses that made harvest...

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