Midhurst Arts & Crafts Tour

The Artists and Artisans of Midhurst, a quiet hamlet just North of Barrie,  invite you to browse and shop through their homes and studios and meet their guest artists. The tour celebrates its 29th year of holiday shopping for original … read more

Marsh Monster

See what awaits you when darkness takes over the Marsh.  Wye Marsh will be overrun with ghouls, ghosts and goblins during the annual Marsh Monster Halloween event. Prepare yourself for a naturally frightening night with zombie walks, scavenger hunts, a haunted … read more

The Haunted Hill

Get away for scary savings and celebrate autumn’s favourite spooky holiday. It’s time for the 3rd annual Hike on Haunted Hill event at Blue Mountain. Bring your little ghouls and goblins for a pre-Halloween weekend, take part in our guided … read more


Wander Downtown to the various host locations to discover a new found love or reignite a passion for all things Jazz! There will be numerous great acts to check out most are FREE with a few paid venues. Starting with … read more

Pumpkin Festival

As the season continues, the harvest becomes even more bountiful. Starting Thanksgiving weekend, the McLean’s again welcome the community to their farm for another festival. This festival takes place at their Buckhorn Berry Farm location Pumpkin festival runs 3 weekends … read more

Madawaska Valley Studio Tour

The Madawaska Valley Studio Tour sets the standard for quality and diversity in artistic creation and craftsmanship with 31 artists and artisans opening their studios during two tour weekends. The Summer Tour takes place July 23-24 while the Autumn Tour … read more

Tastes of the Valley

Come out and experience the wonderful many products made right here in the Ottawa Valley. Doors open at 8:00 am and runs until 3:00 pm. Our many exhibitors are excited to showcase their product such as home baking, jams and … read more

Bancroft and Area Autumn Studio Tour

Find unique work by over 20 local artists and artisans on our studio tour that has been entertaining for over 20 years. This event is timed perfectly to provide great fall colours while travelling between studios! Meet real Canadian artists … read more