Top 5 Things to Do This Week

Festivals and Events are BACK!

Each week we will highlight the 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 food adventures, see the Taste Real Calendar 
For Museum and Archives events visit the Museum Calendar

October 2 - October 8

Top 5 Things to Do in Wellington County

Erin Fall Fair
Friday, October 6 - Monday, October 9 in Erin

We are excited to see 173rd Erin Fair come to life! Join us for this annual Thanksgiving Weekend tradition and enjoy a weekend full of tractor and horse pulls, midway rides, exciting shows and displays, and fireworks. As an organization, the Erin Agricultural Society strives to keep the fair a place for people to showcase their livestock, promote their homecraft skills, and genuinely have a good time. Check out a full schedule of events and festivities here!

Free Movie Nights presented by: Fergus BIA
Tuesday, October 3, 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm in Fergus

We’re bringing movies to the Grand Theatre, and guess what - they’re FREE! Organized by the Fergus BIA and graciously sponsored by Mochrie and Voisin Real Estate Group; on select dates between July and October, we will be showing two movies! One movie for the kiddos at 5:00 pm and one movie for the general public at 8:00 pm. This Tuesday, it's The Witches at 5:00 pm, and 7 Witches at 8:00 pm.

Strom's Farm and Bakery Pumpkin Patch Fun

Wednesday, October 4 - Sunday, October 8, 9:30 am - 6:00 pm in Guelph/Eramosa

Fall is in the air! Start your fall season off right with a visit to Strom's Farm and Bakery. Any stop by Strom’s farm isn’t complete without picking out your perfect pumpkin from the thousands laid outside their market or browsing their bakery for the perfect fall treat. Open Wednesday to Sundays from 9:30 am - 6:00 pm, until October 29.

Annual Craft Market at the Aberfoyle Farmers' Market

Saturday, October 7, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm in Aberfoyle

Keep the spirit of shopping local alive this holiday season! The market will be full of authentic handmade products from within Wellington County and beyond. Gift giving has never been so easy and so thoughtful with such a wide selection of one-of-a-kind goods and locally made products. While you're here, take advantage of an impressive selection of seasonal veggies, meats, fresh baking and preserves! Honey and maple syrup make great additions to locally curated gift baskets for family, friends or even teachers.

Wagon Rides on the Pumpkin Patch at Mapleton's Organic Dairy
Sunday, October 8, 11:00 am - 2:00 pm in Moorefield

Our Pick-Your-Own pumpkin patch is OPEN! Wagon rides to the pumpkin patch will be on Sundays throughout October between the hours of 11:00 am and 2:00 pm. Stop by for pumpkin picking anytime throughout the month between Thursday and Monday from 10:00 am - 6:00 pm.

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