Lost Arts Festival

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August 2018

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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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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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Friday, October 26th 2018

The Night Shift


Cost: 10.00

Enjoy a guided night hike to discover the wildlife that is waking up as the sun goes down.    

November 2018

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Saturday, November 24th 2018

Deck the Holidays Workshop

John R. Park Homestead
Cost: 30.00

Ring in the holiday season with a hands-on wreath making workshop using natural materials form the forest and farm. Fee includes materials and instruction, a mug of cider or cocoa,...

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December 2018

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Sunday, December 9th 2018

Christmas in the Country

John R. Park Homestead
Cost: Various

See the Homestead in its holiday splendour. The pioneer house and grounds are decorated with materials gathered from the farm and forest. Warm up with mulled cider and roasted chestnuts....

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Tuesday, December 11th 2018

Candlelight Christmas

John R. Park Homestead
Cost: 15.00

See the 1842 house decorated with natural materials from farm and forest. Craft a traditional ornament, bake on the hearth, and ring the sleigh bells. Costumed guides, will take visitors...

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