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We will be meeting at the Wilson Street parking lot and heading to the orchard together to pick pears! If you need directions or help getting to the Whitelaw Orchard, please let us know at email@example.com.
Appleseed Collective Revival builds from previous efforts to reconnect our urban food network and make use of the abundant food sources in our own community. The Appleseed Collective is a Working Group of Transition Guelph, picking un-used fruit and nuts from privately owned fruit trees and bushes, mostly in and around the city of Guelph.
Interested in learning more about the Appleseed Collective? Click here to learn about this wonderful Transition Guelph project!
Partnering with Kid’s Ability .50 cents of your pass goes to Kid’s Ability!
Harvest Fun Area includes: Click for Farm Map pdf
- Jumpin Jack Tile Maze
- Rope Maze
- Straw Maze
- Pumpkin Chuckin*
- Wagon Rides
- 6 acre Corn Maze (3 miles of paths)
- Sand Pit
- Pedal Carts
- Cedar Spiral
- Puppet Show – new for 2014 ‘Strom’s Got Talent’ – showtimes are 11:00, 1:00, 2:30
*3 pumpkins to launch included in fee. Additional pumpkins available for purchase.
Last admission at 4pm.
Take in five days of great music in a lovely Canadian city. Sign up for a workshop or take in a panel discussion or lecture in addition to listening to the many local and international artists. The creative improvised music and innovative jazz shows played in a community setting have helped this festival earn international acclaim. Venues include churches, an art gallery and youth music centre. 11,000 or so visitors come out to enjoy this annual event the weekend after Labour Day.
Now in its 20th year, the Guelph Jazz Festival continues to push the boundaries of creative and improvised music. This is a unique opportunity to see live performances by some of the most innovative musicians in the world. Visit the web site for the full concert line-up complete with artist bios and music clips
On Sunday September 21st, 2014, from 10am to 4:30pm, the beautiful Goldie Mill ruins along with the impressive Guelph Youth Music Centre, will be transformed into a feast for all things vegan. The Performance Hall in GYMC will host speakers throughout the day, while Goldie Mill and its surrounding green space, located right next to Guelph’s Speed River, will house dozens of vendors selling everything from vegan baked goodies to bodycare products and from animal-friendly clothing to lunch! Animal advocacy groups, sanctuaries and rescue organizations will also be present.
Please mark September 21, 2014 on your calendars now and help make Vegfest Guelph’s inaugural event a smashing success!
This exciting fund-raising event is held at the R.J. Hilton Centre on College Avenue East. It offers an amazing selection of hardy, exotic and native perennials and woody plants for formal and natural gardens. All plants are cared for by Auxiliary members and grown in The Arboretum’s nursery. Plants for sale include native trees and shrubs, perennials, woodland ephemerals and many unusual plants. Click here (usually ready by the end of August just before the sale) for a pdf of this year’s plant list . Please note that on the day of the sale Cash, Cheque, VISA and MasterCard are acceptable payment options. Come early for best selection!
College Avenue East
Guelph ON N1G 2W1
Friday September 12 to Sunday September 14
Celebrating 26 years of bringing book lovers and authors together in the idyllic village of Eden Mills.
Experience the core activities of open-air readings by professional writers—some famous, some new. There will be various seminars during Festival weekend, and often feature lectures leading up to Festival Sunday. Check out Workshops and Seminars, or sign up to receive our monthly newsletters to hear the latest on this year’s events.
See you at the Festival!
Sunday, September 21st, 2014
11:00 – 5:00
Everdale Farm, 5812 6th Line, Hillsburgh
- Live Music! Hairy & The Fairy and The Paddling Puppeteers
- Animal Visits: Make friends with Everdale’s favourite farm flock
- Tours of Home Alive!: Visit our straw-bale demonstration home and learn about sustainable building methods – 10th Anniversary special!
- Farm Tours: Spend some time with one of Everdale’s farmers and learn about how we grow our food
- U-Pick Carrots: What carrot festival wouldn’t be complete without harvesting your own carrots to bring home?
- Kids Activities & Harvest Games: Potato sack, three-legged and egg and spoon races, tug of war, crafts and more!
- Farm Cooked Everdale Food: Vegan chili, hamburgers, coffee/tea/cider, carrotslaw
Special thank you to our sponsors!
Join us on Sep 24 for free screening and discussion.
In this explosive follow-up to his Oscar®-nominated film GASLAND, filmmaker Josh Fox uses his trademark dark humor to take a deeper, broader look at the dangers of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, the controversial method of extracting natural gas and oil, now occurring on a global level (in 32 countries worldwide).
MOVIES WITH A MESSAGE
Environmental film screenings across Waterloo Region that will give you the tools you need to effect change. http://ecofilmswr.ca