Lost Arts Festival (Cancelled)

May 2020

People looking through binoculars
Friday, May 1st - Thursday, May 21st, 2020

Shorebird Celebration (Cancelled)

Hillman Marsh Conservation Area

Due to overcrowding concerns and the resulting inability to maintain physical distancing, Hillman Marsh  will be closed until May 31.  Provincial Offences Officers will be monitoring these sites and violators...

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A group of volunteers at an ERCA planting
Saturday, May 2nd, 2020

Rotary Legacy Forest Planting 2020 (postponed until Fall 2020)

John R. Park Homestead
Cost: FREE

  Rotary District 6400 invites Rotarians, friends and family members to join us in planting 300 trees at the Rotary Legacy Forest Planting, located at Iler Road and Dolson Road....

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John R Park Homestead Sawmill
Sunday, May 3rd, 2020

Friends of the Homestead Yard Sale

John R. Park Homestead

Help the Homestead by donating quality items in advance or by coming out to bargain hunt. Discover treasures old and new. There is something for everyone at this giant sale.

a somen walks her dog on a path
Tuesday, May 26th - Wednesday, July 1st, 2020

Enjoy The Outdoors Safely this Summer

Many of our beautiful conservation areas are open for passive use, so here are tips to enjoying ERCA's Conservation Areas, areas and any outdoor space in our region, safely. Maintain...

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Children inspecting feathers with magnifying glasses
Tuesday, May 26th - Friday, May 29th, 2020

Essex Region Children’s Water Festival (Cancelled)

Canadian Transportation Museum & Heritage Village

Held annually during the last week of May at the Canadian Transportation Museum, the festival continues to be a smashing success! The Essex Region Children's Water Festival educates thousands of...

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July 2020

Teeing off at the golf tournament
Thursday, July 16th, 2020

32nd Annual Essex Region Conservation Foundation Golf Tournament (Cancelled)

Kingsville Golf & Country Club

Attendees enjoy 18 holes of golf, many on-course opportunities to win great prizes, silent and live auctions and a fabulous dinner buffet. Packages include: - 18 holes (carts included) -...

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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

John R Park Homestead
Saturday, August 8th, 2020

John R. Park Homestead Fundraising Yard Sale (Day 1)

Saturday & Sunday, August 8th and 9th, 11am - 5pm Lots of treasure to be found.  In accordance with provincial guidelines, the following rules are in place. Only 10 guests...

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John R Park Homestead
Sunday, August 9th, 2020

John R. Park Homestead Fundraising Yard Sale (Day 2)

Saturday & Sunday, August 8th and 9th, 11am - 5pm Lots of treasure to be found.  In accordance with provincial guidelines, the following rules are in place. Only 10 guests...

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

Lost Arts Festival (Cancelled)

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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