Explore The Shore

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July 2020

Holiday beach
Sunday, July 26th - Monday, July 27th, 2020

Explore The Shore

Cost: Free

A weekend (July 25th & 26th) 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 2020

A Voyageur talking to a guest at the Homestead
Sunday, August 9th, 2020

Lost Arts Festival

John R. Park Homestead

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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September 2020

a crowd listening to a presenter at Hawkfest
Saturday, September 12th, 2020

Festival of Hawks

Holiday Beach

Day 1 of 4 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...

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A crowd listening to a presenter at Hawkfest
Sunday, September 13th, 2020

Festival of Hawks

Holiday Beach

Day 2 of 4 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...

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A juvenile red tailed hawk
Saturday, September 19th, 2020

Festival of Hawks

Holiday Beach

Day 3 of 4 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...

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Crowd being given a presentation at Holiday Beach
Sunday, September 20th, 2020

Festival of Hawks

Holiday Beach

Day 4 of 4 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...

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Cyclists riding down a road in Kingsville
Saturday, September 26th, 2020

Essex Region Conservation Bike Tour

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...

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October 2020

sunset at the Homestead
Thursday, October 22nd, 2020

John R. Park After Dark – Tragic Tales & Pioneer Perils

John R. Park Homestead
Cost: $15.00

Join costumed guides and step back in time to walk in the footsteps of people from the past. These dark, but true, stories will lead you to appreciate the many...

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November 2020

Santa Run runners
Saturday, November 14th, 2020

Super Santa 5K Walk/Run

Amherstburg

REGISTRATION OPEN SOON Join in the jolly fun and make the Super Santa 5K Walk/Run your new tradition to kick off the holiday season! Walk or run 5km dressed as...

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A christmas wreath on a table
Saturday, November 28th, 2020

Deck the Holidays Workshop

John R. Park Homestead
Cost: $30

Ring in the holiday season with a hands-on wreath making workshop using natural materials from the forest and farm. Registration fee includes all materials, expert instruction, and a hot beverage....

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