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In Pursuit Of The Golden Key : Dennis White & Stephen Gibb

A collection of 32 paintings by author/artist Dennis White and artist Stephen Gibb.
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When: (4/29/2015 - 5/17/2015) 11:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Another This and That Show: With Special Feature Glen Donaldson

A selection of wonderful art by our local artists and feature artist Glen Donaldson.
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When: (4/29/2015 - 5/24/2015) 12:00 PM - 04:00 PM

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!
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When: (5/1/2015 - 10/30/2015) 12:00 PM - 05:00 PM

Fort Malden Opening Day

Fort Malden opens for our 76th year! There will be many activities for the entire family!
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When: 5/16/2015 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Horticulture Society Plant SALE

SALE SALE SALE!! From one garden to the other!
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When: 5/16/2015 08:30 AM - 01:30 PM

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.
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When: 5/16/2015 08:30 AM - 01:30 PM, 5/19/2015 01:00 PM - 06:00 PM, 5/23/2015 08:30 AM - 01:30 PM, 5/26/2015 01:00 PM - 06:00 PM, 5/30/2015 08:30 AM - 01:30 PM, 6/2/2015 01:00 PM - 06:00 PM, 6/6/2015 08:30 AM - 01:30 PM, 6/9/2015 01:00 PM - 06:00 PM, 6/13/2015 08:30 AM - 01:30 PM, 6/16/2015 01:00 PM - 06:00 PM, 6/20/2015 08:30 AM - 01:30 PM, 6/23/2015 01:00 PM - 06:00 PM, 6/27/2015 08:30 AM - 01:30 PM, 6/30/2015 01:00 PM - 06:00 PM, 7/4/2015 08:30 AM - 01:30 PM, 7/7/2015 01:00 PM - 06:00 PM, 7/11/2015 08:30 AM - 01:30 PM, 7/14/2015 01:00 PM - 06:00 PM, 7/18/2015 08:30 AM - 01:30 PM, 7/21/2015 01:00 PM - 06:00 PM, 7/25/2015 08:30 AM - 01:30 PM, 7/28/2015 01:00 PM - 06:00 PM, 8/1/2015 08:30 AM - 01:30 PM, 8/4/2015 01:00 PM - 06:00 PM, 8/8/2015 08:30 AM - 01:30 PM, 8/11/2015 01:00 PM - 06:00 PM, 8/15/2015 08:30 AM - 01:30 PM, 8/18/2015 01:00 PM - 06:00 PM, 8/22/2015 08:30 AM - 01:30 PM, 8/25/2015 01:00 PM - 06:00 PM, 8/29/2015 08:30 AM - 01:30 PM, 9/1/2015 01:00 PM - 06:00 PM, 9/5/2015 08:30 AM - 01:30 PM, 9/8/2015 01:00 PM - 06:00 PM, 9/12/2015 08:30 AM - 01:30 PM, 9/15/2015 01:00 PM - 06:00 PM, 9/19/2015 08:30 AM - 01:30 PM, 9/22/2015 01:00 PM - 06:00 PM, 9/26/2015 08:30 AM - 01:30 PM, 9/29/2015 01:00 PM - 06:00 PM, 10/3/2015 08:30 AM - 01:30 PM, 10/6/2015 01:00 PM - 06:00 PM, 10/10/2015 08:30 AM - 01:30 PM

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!
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When: 5/16/2015 08:30 AM - 01:30 PM, 5/23/2015 08:30 AM - 01:30 PM, 5/30/2015 08:30 AM - 01:30 PM, 6/6/2015 08:30 AM - 01:30 PM, 6/13/2015 08:30 AM - 01:30 PM, 6/20/2015 08:30 AM - 01:30 PM, 6/27/2015 08:30 AM - 01:30 PM, 7/11/2015 08:30 AM - 01:30 PM, 7/18/2015 08:30 AM - 01:30 PM, 7/25/2015 08:30 AM - 01:30 PM, 8/1/2015 08:30 AM - 01:30 PM, 8/8/2015 08:30 AM - 01:30 PM, 8/15/2015 08:30 AM - 01:30 PM, 8/22/2015 08:30 AM - 01:30 PM, 8/29/2015 08:30 AM - 01:30 PM, 9/5/2015 08:30 AM - 01:30 PM, 9/12/2015 08:30 AM - 01:30 PM, 9/19/2015 08:30 AM - 01:30 PM, 9/26/2015 08:30 AM - 01:30 PM, 10/3/2015 08:30 AM - 01:30 PM, 10/10/2015 08:30 AM - 01:30 PM

Horticulture Society Plant SALE 2015

From one lush garden to another! This sale is an annual favourite. Perennials are sold to support the Community’s Horticulture Society!
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When: 5/19/2015 02:00 PM - 07:00 PM

STUDENT PIX : Student Digital Photography GECDSB

Through the lens of fresh eyes…The Gibson Gallery is pleased to join with the Greater Essex County District School Board to present the 10th Annual Student Pix, an exhibit featuring approximately 250 digital photographs by elementary and secondary students from across Essex County.
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When: (5/21/2015 - 6/7/2015) 11:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Sip into Summer

Enjoy wines of all kinds from different participating local wineries. At each location you will have the chance to try a food pairing matched with a premium wine.
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When: (5/23/2015 - 5/24/2015) 12:00 PM - 05:00 PM

Sips, Sounds & 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.
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When: (5/24/2015 - 9/5/2015) 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM

Beat Night

An evening of original poetry, music and story telling. Hosted at the Downtown Espresso Café, Dalhousie St.
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When: 5/30/2015 07:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Ribs and Ragtime

The 6th annual Ribs and Ragtime garden party welcomes all to experience an evening of jazz music and delicious ribs and chicken.
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When: 6/6/2015 04:00 PM - 08:00 PM

CELEBRATING 75 YEARS OF #7 ELEMENTARY FLYING TRAINING SCHOOL CANADIAN HISTORICAL AIRCRAFT ASSOCIATION

The Canadian Historical Aircraft Association is dedicated to the preservation of the history of local people whose love of flying established an airport that has flourished and grown since the 1920's.
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When: (6/9/2015 - 7/5/2015) 11:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Blockhouse Dedication and Activities

The Blockhouse is an important part of Amherstburg's history and its reconstruction has just been completed. Join us for the dedication.
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When: 6/13/2015 12:00 PM - 09:00 PM

Amherstburg Fire Fighters 26th Annual J. Wimpy Tiefenbach Volleyball Tournament

The Amherstburg Fire Fighters J. Wimpy Tiefenbach Volleyball tournament is back for its 26th year of fun and competitive volleyball. In this “Seek your own level” tournament, teams can join one of four competitive divisions and play to win.
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When: 6/13/2015 09:00 AM - 06:00 PM

Amherstburg Garden Tour and Stroll

A tour like NEVER before…music, art and nature. A self-guided tour of eight homeowners’ gardens. NEW this year is the addition of an appointed neighbourhood to stroll along with winery experiences.
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When: 6/19/2015 04:00 PM - 08:00 PM, 6/20/2015 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM

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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When: (7/1/2015 - 11/10/2015) 11:00 AM - 04:00 PM

Canada Day and Return Of Fort Malden

Celebrate our Nation's birthday at the National Historic Site of Fort Malden. Enjoy the activities of the day!
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When: 7/1/2015 10:00 AM - 11:00 PM

Canada D’Eh 5K Run

Participate in a Canadian 5k run! All finishers get an amazing Canada D’Eh Run Maple Leaf collectors Medal.
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When: 7/1/2015 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Canada Day and Ice Cream Festival

Enjoy free activities throughout the day and end it with a spectacular fireworks finale along the Detroit River! This traditional event is the best in the region and not to be missed!
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When: 7/1/2015 09:00 AM - 10:00 PM

Ribfest

Looking for a great way to make it through the lazy days of summer? Exciting, fun filled weekend where there is something for everyone. Food, entertainment, rides, children’s act ivies, a licensed area and best of all …mouth watering racks of ribs!
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When: (7/3/2015 - 7/4/2015) 12:00 PM - 12:00 AM, 7/5/2015 11:00 AM - 06:00 PM

Hands on Heritage

Join us on Sundays to see a demonstration and learn a new skill. There is a wide range of activities... baking, candle making, crafts, butter churning, sausage making and much more.
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When: 7/5/2015 11:00 AM - 04:00 PM, 7/12/2015 11:00 AM - 04:00 PM, 7/19/2015 11:00 AM - 04:00 PM, 7/26/2015 11:00 AM - 04:00 PM, 8/2/2015 11:00 AM - 04:00 PM, 8/9/2015 11:00 AM - 04:00 PM, 8/16/2015 11:00 AM - 04:00 PM

PAINTED ON LOCATION IN THE GREAT OUTDOORS : WINDSOR & ESSEX COUNTY PLEIN AIR ARTISTS

The Windsor & Essex County Plein Air Artists is an active group of like minded artists who regularly meet year round to paint in the largest studio in the world, the great outdoors.
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When: (7/6/2015 - 8/2/2015) 11:00 AM - 05:00 PM

The Annual Verdi Club Festival

Come join the celebration of Italian heritage and community. Fun for all ages. Entertainment daily.
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When: 7/17/2015 05:00 PM - 01:00 AM, 7/18/2015 11:00 AM - 01:00 AM, 7/19/2015 10:00 AM - 06:00 PM

Amherstburg’s Gone Car Crazy Show

Car show on the downtown streets of Amherstburg. All makes and models are welcome. Dash plaques for the first 500 entries. Free to spectators!!!
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When: 7/26/2015 11:00 AM - 04:00 PM

Emancipation Dinner & Dance

Join us as we celebrate freedom and the anniversary of the abolition of slavery. Put on your dancing shoes and enjoy a night of great music, food and company.
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When: 7/31/2015 06:00 PM - 12:00 PM

Military Heritage Days

Come to Fort Malden National Historic Site to see 2000 years of military history, learn to march like a British Soldier, or dress up as a boat and participate in a water fight to recreate the Battle of Lake Erie. Discover even more through interactive opportunities, such as tactical and musical demonstrations, and various military encampments will be sure to inspire long lasting, unique memories for all.
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When: (8/1/2015 - 8/2/2015) 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM

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.
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When: (8/3/2015 - 8/30/2015) 11:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Woofa-Roo Pet Fest

Woofa~Roo Pet Fest, Presented By The Windsor Star, Is A FUNTASTIC Festival For Pets And Their People! Don't miss our specialty vendors, silent auctions, pony rides, exotic parrots, or our informative pet-ucation center.
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When: (8/8/2015 - 8/9/2015) 10:00 AM - 06:00 PM

D’Angelo 28th Annual Open House

Join us in celebrating our 28th Annual Open House. Food and wine by the glass will be available for purchase. Free tours/tastings. Live music. Everyone welcome.
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When: 8/15/2015 12:00 PM - 06:00 PM

Wet & Wildlife Hawk Run

Get Wet. Be Wild. Misting station, water gun snipers and fun with foam along this 5K walk or run at the beautiful Holiday Beach Conservation Area, followed by a beach party.
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When: 8/23/2015 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM

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!
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When: (8/29/2015 - 8/30/2015) 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM

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.
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When: (9/3/2015 - 9/27/2015) 11:00 AM - 05:00 PM

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.
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When: 9/19/2015 10:00 AM - 07:00 PM, 9/20/2015 07:00 AM - 03:00 PM

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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When: (10/1/2015 - 10/18/2015) 11:00 AM - 05:00 PM

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.
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When: (10/22/2015 - 11/14/2015) 11:00 AM - 05:00 PM

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.
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When: 11/14/2015 05:00 PM - 08:00 PM

HOLIDAY ART AT THE GALLERY

Come Christmas shopping at Holiday Art at the Gallery in a boutique setting within our lovely traditional Gallery space.
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When: (11/26/2015 - 12/13/2015) 11:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Amherstburg's Royal Canadian Legion's 85th Anniversary

Join Amherstburg's Legion as they celebrate their 85th Anniversary. There will be a parade to Town Hall for a Freedom of the Town tribute.
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Watercolour World

Visit the Mudpuppy Gallery to see many creative pieces made with water colour.
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April, PA Day Camp

Experience life as a soldier in 1812! Adventures, activities and food!
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