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Upcoming Events

The Black Museum Birthday BASH!

Join the North American Black Museum as they celebrate 40 years of sharing our stories!
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When: 9/19/2015 01:00 PM - 05:00 PM

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.
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When: 9/19/2015 10:00 AM - 06:00 PM, 9/20/2015 07:00 AM - 03:00 PM

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.
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When: (9/26/2015 - 9/27/2015) 10:00 AM - 04:00 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: 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

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: (9/4/2015 - 10/30/2015) 12:00 PM - 05:00 PM

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!
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When: 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

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.
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When: (9/4/2015 - 9/5/2015) 01:00 PM - 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: (9/4/2015 - 11/10/2015) 11:00 AM - 04:00 PM

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.
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When: (9/4/2015 - 9/27/2015) 12:00 PM - 06:00 PM


The Gallery is pleased to host this special project of the Ontario Network of Needleworkers.
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When: (9/4/2015 - 9/27/2015) 11:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Hawk Festival at Holiday Beach Conservation Area

Hawk Festival

See migrating hawks with Holiday Beach Migration Observatory's experts on the tower.
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When: (9/12/2015 - 9/13/2015) 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM, (9/19/2015 - 9/20/2015) 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM

Royal Canadian Legion Week

Annual event honouring all of our veterans - entertainment and good ole fashion fun
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When: (9/19/2015 - 9/27/2015) 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Beat Night at Downtown Espresso Cafe

Beat Night

An evening of original poetry, music and storytelling.
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When: 9/26/2015 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM, 11/28/2015 07:00 PM - 09:00 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

The Park House Museum

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!
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When: 10/3/2015 11:00 AM - 04:00 PM


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

The Mudpuppy Gallery

A Stitch in Time

Warming up with our fabric artists at the Mudpuppy Gallery!
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When: (10/28/2015 - 11/21/2015) 12:00 PM - 06:00 PM

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!
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When: 11/14/2015 05:00 PM - 07:00 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

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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When: 11/21/2015 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM

The Mudpuppy Gallery

Holiday Hodge Podge

Everything under $100! A Seasons Greetings Art SUPER SALE!
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When: (11/25/2015 - 12/13/2015) 12:00 PM - 06:00 PM


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

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!
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When: (11/28/2015 - 11/29/2015) 11:00 AM - 04:00 PM

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!
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When: (11/28/2015 - 11/29/2015) 11:00 AM - 05:00 PM

The Park House Museum

Victorian Christmas at the Park House Museum

Learn about Christmas traditions as you tour this beautifully decorated historic home.
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When: (12/5/2015 - 12/6/2015) 01:00 PM - 06:00 PM

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!
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When: (12/5/2015 - 12/6/2015) 12:00 PM - 06:00 PM

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.
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When: 12/16/2015 07:00 PM - 08:30 PM

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?
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When: 12/19/2015 01:00 PM - 06:00 PM

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.
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When: 12/19/2015 01:00 PM - 05:00 PM

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!
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When: 12/20/2015 07:30 PM - 09:30 PM

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