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Drive-In Movie Cancelled!

Unfortunately the Drive-In Movie event that was scheduled for Saturday, August 29, 2015 at the Libro Centre has been cancelled. Sorry for the inconvenience.

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Art by the River

Love art? Join over 150 topnotch artists and artisans in Amherstburg, August 29 and 30. All art is juried and personally handmade by the artists. Enjoy the art, music and history at Art by the River!

The Black Museum Birthday BASH!

Join the North American Black Museum as they celebrate 40 years of sharing our stories!
Run for Heroes Marathon

World Alzheimer's Run for Heroes Half Marathon and Health Expo

The World Alzheimer's Day "Run for Heroes" Half Marathon is a boutique race because we are small, intimate, with gorgeous scenery, very fast and super flat. Historic Amherstburg offers a real runners experience without the crazy big Marathon shuffle.
Performances about the stories that have shaped Amherstburg

Doors Open and Culture Days

Embracing the town's history along the waterfront and showcasing the the stories that shaped Amherstburg.

Amherstburg Farmers Market 2015

Enjoy all the great local products produced by local farmers and businesses. This well established Market is entering its 6th season so come out and delight in the fresh produce, fish, flowers, baked goods, jams, and many other specialty products.

Best Darn Heritage Tour

Enjoy a two hour informative and entertaining walkabout and canoe trip on River Canard. Feel the history and glory of River Canard come alive with First Nation burial sites, local French Family history, St. Joseph Church, a bow string arch bridge, the commemorative War of 1812 Hancock and so much more!
Amherstburg's Doll Museum in the

Amherstburg Doll Museum 2015

While at the Amherstburg Farmers' Market on Saturday, take time to visit the adjoining Doll Museum outfitted with 100’s of dolls from around the world. A great family outing!

Sips, Sounds and Bites

Visit EVERY Sunday to enjoy live entertainment on the patio. Enjoy tapas prepared by a different chef every week from 1pm-4pm. Sip on a glass of wine or our signature sangria's with a picnic basket, and soak in the music and view.
Amherstburg's Beautiful Park House Museum

The Park House Museum's Science in the Summer Kitchen

Check out our new summer program, Science in the Summer Kitchen. Come for one experiment or come for all. We want you to enjoy your summer... Family and Individual summer passes are now available, which include unlimited admission to the museum, July 1 to August 31.

Rations and War-Cake, A World War Two 70th Anniversary Exhibit

See a variety of uniforms and learn about specific battles, the home front, food rationing and much more. This interactive exhibit is the real McCoy and sure to impress.
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The Mudpuppy Crew 2015 featuring Monica Bunde

The Mudpuppy Gallery is proud to highlight many of its members and a selection of photography by Monica Bunde from July 29th to August 30th.

PLACES AND FACES : BOBBI WAGNER/TRUDY DEMPSEY

Two prize winning local representational artists share their visions. Plein air artist Bobbi Wagner utilizes vibrant Impressionistic colours, oil paint and pallet knife to create beautiful landscape paintings.
The Mudpuppy Gallery

This and That Show and feature Artists Betty Hebert and Ken Friesen

A selection of wonderful art by our local artists plus a feature of Artists Betty Hebert and Ken Friesen.

WATER-THREADWORKS 2013 Travelling Exhibition : WELLINGTON COUNTY MUSEUM NEEDLEWORK EXHIBIT

The Gallery is pleased to host this special project of the Ontario Network of Needleworkers.
Hawk Festival at Holiday Beach Conservation Area

Hawk Festival

See migrating hawks with Holiday Beach Migration Observatory's experts on the tower.

Royal Canadian Legion Week

Annual event honouring all of our veterans - entertainment and good ole fashion fun
Beat Night at Downtown Espresso Cafe

Beat Night

An evening of original poetry, music and storytelling.

CELEBRATION : Annual Members Exhibit

The fifth annual exhibit showcasing the art of the members of the Fort Malden Guild of Arts and Crafts.
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2nd Annual All Hallows Eve and Thanksgiving Festival

Join us for a fun-filled day at the Park House Museum! Learn about the history of Halloween and Canadian Thanksgiving!

WHAT HAS IT BECOME : MARY JOHNSTON

Evolving from decorative artist, Mary shares her journey into expressive oils, acrylics and watercolours focusing on her love of the outdoors.
The Mudpuppy Gallery

A Stitch in Time

Warming up with our fabric artists at the Mudpuppy Gallery!
SUPER Santa Run through Downtown Amherstburg

SUPER Santa 5k Run or Walk

Join in the Jolly Fun! Run early & stay for Ignite the Night, River Lights, Opening Event!

IGNITE THE NIGHT ~ River Lights Winter Festival Kick Off Celebration!

Step into a Christmas card from the past. With over 200 displays, the lighting of the municipal tree in the olde town square kicks off the festivities.
Santa Float in Amherstburg Santa Claus Parade

2015 Santa Claus Parade

Jolly tradition with fabulous floats, marching bands, and a spectacle of fun in downtown Amherstburg!
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Holiday Hodge Podge

Everything under $100! A Seasons Greetings Art SUPER SALE!

HOLIDAY ART AT THE GALLERY

Come Christmas shopping at Holiday Art at the Gallery in a boutique setting within our lovely traditional Gallery space.
Annual Holiday House Tours

Annual Holiday House Tour presented by River Lights Winter Festival

Eclectic homes and spaces are transformed by area decorators and businesses. Different Amherstburg homes are featured each year with all the glitz and glamour of the season!
Sprucewood Shores Estate Winery

Taste the Season

Come in and enjoy our complimentary array of soups lovingly made by the staff at Sprucewood Shores and toast to the tastes of winter!
The Park House Museum

Victorian Christmas at the Park House Museum

Learn about Christmas traditions as you tour this beautifully decorated historic home.
River Lights Winter Festival

River Lights Winter Festival Heritage Holiday Village

Back by popular demand! What a great way to embrace winter with this family-focused festival featuring a live petting zoo, wagon rides through the town, and so much more!
The Amherstburg Freedom Museum

Christmas at the Amherstburg Freedom Museum

This annual event features a musical performance in the Nazrey AME Church, National Historic Site and a desert buffet to follow.
The Park House Museum

Wartime Christmas at the Park House Museum

This new program was planned as a successor to the Rations and War-Cake Exhibit. How did Canadians celebrate Christmas between 1939 and 1945?
Fort Malden National Historic Site of Canada

A Garrison Christmas at Fort Malden

Come and check out how soldiers two hundred years ago celebrated Christmas.
St. John the Baptist Church

Windsor Symphony Orchestra's Christmas Concert

This performance is an annual favourite sure to lift your spirits for the holidays!
Amherstburg's Beautiful Park House Museum

Hands on Heritage

Activities for children to experience history and have fun while they do it! Every week at the Park House Museum from July 6th through August 24th.

Recent News

7/7/2015

Final Tax Notices

Your Final Tax Notice will include two levies that were recently passed by Council. read more
6/25/2015

Notice of Pesticide Use - Roadside and Sidewalk Weed Spraying Programs

Click here to see notices regarding the Roadside and Sidewalk Weed Spraying Programs read more
6/19/2015

Texas Road Reconstruction

Click here to see the construction limits for the Texas Road Reconstruction Project. read more
6/17/2015

Public Information Session - Lottery Licensing

The Town is holding a session for fundraising organizations to assist them in understanding the lottery licensing process. read more
5/29/2015

PUBLIC NOTICE! Illegal Dumping on Private or Town Property

The Town of Amherstburg By-law Division has recently been made aware of illegal dumping on Concession Roads. read more
5/13/2015

Notice of Pesticide Use

Mosquito Larviciding Program - West Nile Virus Program read more
5/13/2015

The 2015 Budget is Passed!

Click here for the final budget documents. read more
5/11/2015

Notice - Maintenance of Property

Do your part to beautify the Town! read more
4/16/2015

Advisory Regarding Coyotes

Coyotes have recently been sighted in the Town of Amherstburg, and an attack on a small dog has been reported. For more information on what to do if you see a coyote, click here. read more
4/9/2015

Dates for Budget Deliberations

Dates have been scheduled for budget deliberations. Please click here for more details. read more
3/12/2015

Revision to 2015 Council Meeting Calendar

The 2015 Council Meeting Calendar has been revised to allow for Special Meetings of Council. read more
3/10/2015

Town Wins "Municipality of the Year" Award from Festivals & Events Ontario

The Town wins this award for municipalities under 50,000 in population and shares it with the Town of Collingwood. read more
3/3/2015

The Media Comments on the Town's Financial Situation and Proposed Budget

Teresinha Medeiros from CKLW AM800 comments on Amherstburg's financial situation & the proposed budget. read more
3/3/2015

2015 Mosquito Control Program

Council has approved a mosquito nuisance control program for the Fraserville area of Town. read more
3/3/2015

Media Comments Regarding Amherstburg's Financial Situation and Proposed Budget

Teresinha Medeiros from CKLW AM800 comments on Amherstburg's financial situation & the proposed budget. read more
3/2/2015

Still Looking for Applicants for the Property Standards Committee

The deadline for accepting applications to the Property Standards Committee has been extended. read more
2/27/2015

The Proposed 2015 Budget

Administration has presented the Proposed 2015 Budget. View the budget and provide comments here. read more
2/17/2015

Budget Meetings for Public Input

Meetings will be scheduled to obtain public input regarding the proposed 2015 budget. Click here to read more. read more
1/29/2015

Time Change to Council Meetings!

Change of Start Time for Regular Meetings of Council read more
1/26/2015

Council Orientation - Finance

Town Council receives orientation from the Finance Department. read more
1/26/2015

Snow Removal Reminder

Snow and ice must be removed from sidewalks on highways adjacent to occupied or unoccupied premises. Click here for more information. read more
1/19/2015

Notice: Noise By-law Exemption Request

Council will consider an exemption to Noise By-law 2001-43 on Monday, January 26, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. read more
1/13/2015

2015 Dog Tags

Renew or acquire your 2015 Dog Licenses now. Please click for more information. read more
12/15/2014

Winter Resident Reminder - Sidewallk Snow Removal

Please click for more information. read more
11/21/2014

Update on the Financial Services Review

The Director of Financial Services provides an update on initiatives based on the Financial Services Review recently prepared by Deloitte LLP. read more
11/10/2014

New Council Inauguration Ceremony

Please click here for an invitation to the inauguration ceremony for the new Council. read more
10/28/2014

Essex Powerlines Public Info Session

Essex Powerlines is hosting a Public Information Session on Tuesday, November 26, 2014 to provide information regarding electricity distribution and electricity rate applications. read more
10/21/2014

Postponement of Council Meetings

The October 6 and November 3, 2014 Council meetings have been postponed due to limited municipal business on the agendas. These meetings have been rescheduled to Monday, November 17, 2014. read more
8/12/2014

Town of Amherstburg - Financial Management and Practices Review

Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing - Report by Deloitte LLP on Town of Amherstburg Financial Management and Practices read more
7/23/2014

The Building & Planning Departments have Moved!

The Building & Planning Departments have moved to a new location at the Libro Centre at 3295 Meloche Road! read more
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