Annual General Meeting & Conservation Awards

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October 2022

a horse pulling a carriage with crowd at the Homestead
Sunday, October 2nd, 2022

Harvest and Horses Festival

John R. Park Homestead
Cost: $6 – $30

Join us on October 2, 2022 for our annual Harvest and Horses Festival, 11:00am until 5:00pm. Celebrate autumn the old-fashioned way with cider pressing, sausage stuffing, corn husk crafts, pioneer...

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Friday, October 21st, 2022

John R. Park After Dark: Tragic Tales and Pioneer Perils

John R. Park Homestead
Cost: $15

Have you ever wondered what night time was like without electric lights? Join us on October 21st, 2022 for John R. Park after dark. Experience life before electricity and learn...

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November 2022

Saturday, November 5th, 2022

Queen’s Dock Park Community Tree and Native Garden Planting

Queen’s Dock Park

Volunteers are welcome to register for the upcoming fall community stewardship event hosted by the Essex Region Conservation Authority in partnership with the Windsor Port Authority and the Gordie Howe...

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people plant trees in a city park
Saturday, November 5th, 2022

College Avenue Bikeway Community Tree Planting

College Avenue Bikeway Park

Volunteers are welcome to register for the upcoming fall community tree planting event hosted by the Essex Region Conservation Authority in partnership with the City of Windsor and the Gordie...

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Friday, November 18th, 2022

Autumn Owl Prowl at Holiday Beach Conservation Area

Holiday Beach Conservation Area
Cost: $15

Join us to learn about the owls of southwestern Ontario, their adaptations, physiology, and more. Then enjoy a guided hike through Holiday Beach Conservation Area, looking and listening for these...

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the Homestead fireplace decorated for the holidays
Saturday, November 19th, 2022

Deck the Holidays: Reindeer Ornament Making Workshop

John R. Park Homestead
Cost: $25

Join the Homesteaders on Saturday, November 19th and learn to make a hand-woven reindeer ornament from reed. Cost of the workshop is $25.00 a person, which includes all materials, instruction,...

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A christmas wreath on a table
Saturday, November 26th, 2022

Deck the Holidays: Wreath Making Workshop

John R. Park Homestead
Cost: $50

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 2022

Sunday, December 4th, 2022

Christmas In The Country & Holiday Makers’ Market

John R. Park Homestead

Shop for local, handcrafted goods at the Holiday Makers’ Market - purchase unique items for everyone on your list & support local artisans! The Homestead will be decorated for the...

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Friday, December 9th, 2022

Candlelight Christmas at the Homestead

John R. Park Homestead
Cost: $15

Join the Homesteaders on December 9, 2022 for candlelight Christmas at the Homestead. Have you ever wondered about the origins of Christmas traditions? See the 1842 house decorated with natural...

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January 2023

a wooded forest trail at Devonwood
Thursday, January 19th, 2023

Annual General Meeting & Conservation Awards

Essex Civic Centre

Join us as we celebrate the accomplishments of 2022 and announce this year's Conservation Award Winners.