Top 5 Things to Do This Week

Festivals and Events are BACK!

Each week we will highlight 5 top events and fun outings for you to explore. 
To see more exciting festivals and events visit the Festival and Events Calendar
For farm and and food adventures, see the Taste Real Calendar 
For Museum and Archives events visit the Museum Calendar

Top 5 Events June 22 - June 28

Raleway Festival
Saturday, June 25, 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm  Palmerston
2 glasses of beer sitting on barrel

Join us for the Raleway Festival at the Palmerston Railway Heritage Museum for an afternoon of Ontario beer, cocktails, spirits and local food! The official pre-party to Palmerstons' Party in the Park. In selection of local breweries and distilleries, this family-friendly event will offer seven different food trucks, outdoor games, live entertainment and handcar rides. The theme of the event is Rails and Ales and drink tokens will be available; $2.00 for 4oz beer sample, 1 oz spirit, or 3oz mixed drink. 

Fabulous Fergus Pub Night
Thursday, June 23 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm Fergus

What an experience! Fabulous pub food and refreshing beverages await you on Sensational Elora’s tour of Fergus Pubs. You’re not going to want to miss it. Special three-course menus will be offered at each of the following fabulous Fergus pubs: the Breadalbane’s Fergusson Room, The Brew House On The Grand, and The Goofie Newfie. You will be contacted and assigned a pub to start your evening's fun and from there you will be led to your next pub and your next course by travelling musicians  Bring a group of friends, meet a bunch of new friends. Bottom's up!

Erin and Mount Forest Farmers' Market Opening
Thursday, June 23 and Friday, June 24, 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm Erin, Mount Forest

Join the Erin and Mount Forest Farmers' Market's for their opening weekends! 

The Mount Forest Farmers' Market has top quality farm fresh products including produce, baked goods, preserves and handcrafted items directly from the producers while having a feel for the atmosphere of Wellington North's culture, and the local farmers from the area that grow your food!

Located at the Erin Fairgrounds close to downtown, the Erin Farmers' Markets celebrates local food, artisans, farmers, and the community. Delicious and local! Get ready for the weekend and stock up at this one-stop local food destination. 

Party in the Park Palmerston
Saturday, June 25, 7:00 pm - 12:00 am Palmerston

Party in the Park Palmerston is a great event that takes place at the Palmerston Lion's Heritage Park where you can listen to live music and enjoy local culture. The event is featuring Moore Band and Cara Smith Band. Tickets are $20.00 in advance and $25.00 at the gate. You do not want to miss out on this great night of music and fun!

Self-Guided Garden Tours - Fergus and District Horticultural Society
Sunday, June 26, 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm Fergus

Enjoy a self-guided tour through six beautiful and unique gardens at 579 McAlister St., 140 Millburn Blvd., 102 Duncan Court, 10 Howard Cres., 22 Howard Cres. and Terry Fox Park at the Beatty Line & St. Andrew St. W. corner, all in Fergus. Visitors can walk-about and chat with other gardeners about challenges and successes. Individual gardens may inspire you to plant or develop landscape ideas for your own garden. Although the tour is free of charge, a donation to the Centre Wellington Food Bank is customary.

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