Festival of Hawks

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September 2019

Saturday, September 21st, 2019

Festival of Hawks

Holiday Beach
Cost: $15.00

Day 3 of 4 The Festival of Hawks kicks off its second weekend. Join experts from the Holiday Beach Migration Observatory for this natural spectacle. Watch thousands of birds of...

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Sunday, September 22nd, 2019

Festival of Hawks

Holiday Beach
Cost: $15.00

Day 4 of 4 Don't miss the final day of the 2019 Festival of Hawks! Join experts from the Holiday Beach Migration Observatory for this natural spectacle. Watch thousands of...

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Six cyclists pose with bikes along the Greenway Trail at the Essex Region Bike Tour.
Saturday, September 28th, 2019

Essex Region Conservation Bike Tour

Mettawas Park,
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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October 2019

Sunday, October 20th, 2019

Harvest & Horses

John R. Park Homestead
Cost: Various

Celebrate the fall harvest season on the farm. Listen to ghost stories in the Homestead attic Try some corn husk crafts See how apple cider is made Meet the horses...

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Friday, October 25th, 2019

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 2019

Saturday, November 16th, 2019

Super Santa 5K Run/Walk

Amherstburg
Cost: Various

Walk or run 5km dressed as Santa! Limited early bird rates for adults and children. Free Santa suit with registration! Stay for the Amherstburg River Lights Festival. Proceeds go to...

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Saturday, November 23rd, 2019

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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December 2019

Sunday, December 8th, 2019

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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John R Park Homestead at night covered in snow
Tuesday, December 10th, 2019

Candlelight Christmas

John R. Park Homestead
Cost: $15.00

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

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