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Upcoming Events

Written Imagery-A showcase of Aspiring Artisits

Artists aged 8 to 18 compose a small poem or haiku and also create a piece of art to accompany their poems
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When: 1/7/2015 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM

PA Day Camp

Learn to live like the soldiers...dress up, drills, cooking, scavenger hunts around Amherstburg and much more fun in a safe environment!
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When: 1/16/2015 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Beat Night

Evening of creative poetry, music and storytelling.
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When: 1/24/2015 07:00 PM - 08:30 PM

Against the grain

A selection of art inspiring by wood! Exhibit plus "between the branches" a tribute to trees.
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When: (2/4/2015 - 3/1/2015) 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM

Festival of Ice

Take part in the tradition of warming up to the fire with mug of warm mulled wine and live music paired with amazing food.
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When: (2/7/2015 - 2/8/2015) 11:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Family Day Fun

Life in the Fort during the dead of the winter! filled with winter activities and warm up in the cookhouse.
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When: 2/16/2015 01:00 PM - 05:00 PM

Artists of the future

General Amherst and Villinova students are w frelcomed to explore all the exibits and put entries in as well
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When: (3/5/2015 - 3/23/2015) 11:00 AM - 05:00 PM

This and That show

Experience art by local artists
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When: (3/5/2015 - 3/28/2015) 07:10 PM - 08:20 AM

March into March Break

Many enjoyable activities for children to experience a whole new life style for the week!
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When: (3/10/2015 - 3/14/2015) 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM

March Break Mania

Enjoy our second floor children’s hands-on activity room. Take the time to enjoy each activity and read the fun facts about its history… puzzles, board games, card games, build a mini log cabin, crafts, read in the book nook, or try our scavenger hunt and more.
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When: (3/13/2015 - 3/14/2015) 11:00 AM - 03:30 PM

Belle Vue And the Reynolds Sisters

Belle Vue is one of two Palladian buildings declared nationally significant in Canada and is recognized as an important historic site federally, provincially, and municipally. Discover the history of this once grand mansion and the two artists that lived there.
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When: (3/26/2015 - 4/27/2015) 11:00 PM - 05:00 PM

Watercolour world

Visit the mud puppy gallery to see many creative pieces made with water colour
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When: (4/1/2015 - 4/26/2015) 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM

Annual Easter Egg Hunt 2015

Bring your kids to see the Easter bunny for the day and try to hunt for chocolate eggs! Also enter into a kids colouring contest filled with great prizes chosen by the Easter bunny himself.
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When: 4/5/2015 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

April, PA Day Camp

Experience life as a soldier in 1812! Adventures, activities and food!
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When: 4/27/2015 10:00 AM - 05:00 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) 09:00 AM - 08:00 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: (5/16/2015 - 10/10/2015) 08:30 AM - 01:30 PM

Amherstburg Doll Museum 2015

While at the 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 - 10/10/2015) 08:30 AM - 01:30 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

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 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

Gingerbread House Contest

Join in the Gingerbread house contest, there are many amazing prizes! create a master piece ginger bread house!
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Gingerbread Warming House Hours of Operation

- display of entries from the Gingerbread House Contest - Hot chocolate - Holiday crafts for kids
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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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