We Know Things To Do in Ontario!

You will never ask “What is happening north of Toronto (and in central and northern Ontario) this weekend”? again! Use our events calendar to find things to do in Ontario and even in Ontario this weekend or in the future. Whether you like to lay low and chill or get your rush from adrenaline-pumping activities and experiences – the calendar has events for everyone, in every season from the Bruce Peninsula to the Ottawa Valley!

Depending on your drive, you’ll find action anywhere from 1 hour away from Toronto to 5. Our events are not limited to highways 400 and 11 either. These are just the first two highway suggestions to travel north and find adventure in Ontario.

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Woodland Medicinals

May 11, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

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In Haliburton County we have 83% natural cover and many woodland medicinal plants like wild leeks that are locally abundant but globally scarce. Learn how to harvest wisely and to propagate wild populations. We will also learn about alternatives and the nutritive qualities of invasive plants like Japanese knotweed and stinging nettles only available at this time of year. Gastronomical tasting to include birch water, wild leek & stinging nettle soup and Japanese knotweed custard pie.

Host and Course Leader Carolyn Langdon is the Director of Wild Edibles Haliburton. She leads public forages and private consultations.  She’s been profiled by CBC Radio and The Ottawa Citizen and was an adviser to Naked and Afraid, a Discovery Channel series in which participants survived a three-week ordeal.

Rate Per Person: $55

Children: $30


May 11, 2019
1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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Yours Outdoors, Haliburton Highlands
Haliburton Highlands
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Featured Ontario Festivals

This is it! These are them!

Our annual list of Best Festivals, or as we call it around the office “The Bestivals” list.

We pick a new list each year, some are hosted by our advertisers, some festivals we have sponsored and well, some we think are just plain pretty cool.

The list has been assembled keeping in consideration current trends and what people out there really seem to be seeking out. We’ve tried to include events and festivals that might be family focused, adult focused, or both!

Mar 28