Local Area Attractions
A driving tour of apple country. This is a trip for all seasons along Lake Ontarios north shore, with stops at farms and markets. Order a copy of the Apple Route Guide to search out wonderful Farm Fresh products.
Cricklewood Farms and Corn Maze
Family fun with 10 acres of apple orchard, corn maze, straw mountain, baked goods, etc.
Cricklewood Farm is a scenic 8-acre apple orchard located along the north and eastern shore of Lake Ontario. The farm has been in the family for more than 150 years.
Corn Maze opens again
Sat. July 28 - Nov. 4, 2012
9:30 am - 4:30 pm Sun - Fri
9:30 am - 6:00 pm Sat
Presquile Park Beach and Sandbanks
Two of Ontarios nicest beaches run by the provincial parks. Small fee to enter. Nature walks and childrens programs available.
Proctor House Museum and Barn Theatre
Tour this wonderfully preserved Colonial mansion with its new 5-carriage shed and beautifully landscaped grounds. Open 10 am to 4 pm Monday-Friday, Saturday-Sunday 1 pm-4 pm, July and August. Group tours available http://proctorhousemuseum.ca/
Also visit the Proctor House Barn Theatre, and enjoy air conditioned productions in the new barn or open air concerts and plays
Local Area EventsListing Calendar
Apple Blossom Tyme Festival May 29-31st
Apple Blossom Tyme Festival May 29-31st-Colborne-Cramahe Apple Blossom Tyme Festival is a fun and friendly community festival in the village of Colborne that happens on the last weekend in May each year. The festival welcomes everyone to experience the village and surrounding area in springtime, when there are wonderful apple orchards with beautiful and fragrant blossoms to enjoy. In the village, there is a collection of local vendors and food to sample along with vintage cars and tractors on display, a soap box derby race, a midway, baking contests, a competitive and fun spelling bee, and lots of other contests and activities.
4th Annual Big Band Festival- Trenton.
Join us on Sunday July 19th at the Amphitheatre in Centennial Park, Trenton, Ontario to be swept away to another era and hear some of the best names in Big Band Music, including The Brian Barlow Big Band and special guest vocalist Alex Samaras with a tribute to Frank Sinatra, The Toronto All-Star Big Band, and the Ragweed Jazz Band. In addition to the music festival-goers will have the opportunity to dance the afternoon away. Huff Estates Winery will be onsite, and food will be available.
Catch a free glimpse of whats to come at the Festival on Saturday July 18th, Trenton Port Marina with The Commodores' Orchestra (2:00-4:00 pm), followed by Swingmasters at Riverfront Square (6:30-10:00 pm).
Sept 4-7th Monarch & Migrants Weekend at Presquille
Labour Day weekend is our annual Monarchs and Migrants weekend. Just as May is the big month for north-bound migrants, September is best to see those heading south. The big bonus however is that insect migrants are more noticeable at this time of year. visit http://www.friendsofpresquile.on.ca/monarchsandmigrantsweekendp87.php