Taste of Streetsville
September 8 to October 5
Throughout Streetsville, Mississauga
Visit a participating restaurant between September 8 and October 5 to feast on $30 prix fixe menus from a variety of local restaurants. Taste of Streetsville is the perfect opportunity to taste your way through the incredible restaurants in the Streetsville area of Mississauga while supporting the community as proceeds from every meal will be donated to the redevelopment of the Emergency Department at Credit Valley Hospital.
2nd Annual Kerrfest 2015
September 11 & 12
Kerr Street, Oakville
A free, two-day event featuring live entertainment including performances by Jim Cuddy, Spoons, Bill Durst, Wicked Grin, Kenny Munshaw and more. Other attractions include the Kids Zone, Vintage Car Show, Beer Garden, Beaver Has Landed skateboarding competition and sidewalk sale to name a few.
Sovereign House Museum & Art Show
September 12 to 23
Open Wednesdays, Saturdays & Sundays
From 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Sovereign House, Bronte Village
Visit the historical Sovereign House between September 12 and 23 to see works on display from B. Duzyk, M.J. Mailloux and M. Nettleton.
British Invasion Weekend
Kick off your autumn with British Invasion Weekend, a weekend filled with British-themed fun featuring live British dancing and music in Bronte, Kerr Village and downtown Oakville.
Boomers Pleasure Cruises on Lake Ontario
Weekends and holidays until October 12
1 p.m. or 3 p.m.
Bronte Harbour, Oakville
Cruise Lake Ontario between the Bronte and Oakville harbours aboard Veterans Dream on weekends and holidays until October 12 with Boomers Pleasure Cruises. Boarding at either 1pm or 3pm, the 1.5-hour cruise is $30 for adults and $15 for children and can be paid in cash at the time of boarding.
British Car Day
Bronte Creek Provincial Park, Oakville
The largest event of its kind in North America, 2015 marks the 32nd anniversary of British Car Day as it returns to Bronte Provincial Park for another year drawing in 1,000 British cars and more than 8,000 visitors.
8th Annual Tour de Mississauga
Celebration Square, Mississauga
Bike one of five route options while exploring the ins and outs of Mississauga with the 8th Annual Tour de Mississauga. This free bike race begins and ends at Celebration Square and offers routes for every riding level with rides of 15KM, 30KM, 60KM, 100KM and the “˜City Classic' 120KM that will take up to six hours to complete. Participants can enjoy a free BBQ from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. thanks to the support of the Region of Peel Walk + Roll program. Go online to register and read up on the Group Ride Safety Guidelines, registration closes September 18 at noon.
Eco-Film Festival ““ Dirt!
September 23 & November 4
Doors open at 6:30 p.m.
Films start at 7 p.m.Burlington Central Library,
Burlington's annual “Watch. Learn. Take Action.” Eco-Film Festival, presented by BurlingtonGreen in partnership with the Burlington Public Library, showcases a line-up of award winning documentary films highlighting different global environmental issues followed by take action initiatives, guest speakers, and audience discussion. On September 23 we get an astonishing look at the glorious and unappreciated ground beneath our feet with the film Dirt! and on November 4 Journey of the Universe presents an epic story of cosmic, earth and human transformation from the Big Bang to today. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. with the film beginning at 7 p.m. – $5 donations are welcome upon arrival to support event costs.
September 25 to 27
A free, three-day national celebration, Culture Days raises the awareness, accessibility, participation and engagement of Canadians in the arts and cultural life of their communities through interactive events throughout hundreds of towns and cities. Bronte Village is pulling inspiration from the success of this year's Lake Walk event with a series of free form arts and culture activities that invite the public to participate and discover the world of artists, creators, historians, architects, curators, and designers at work in their community with many events taking place at the Queen Elizabeth Park Cultural Centre
September 26 & 27
Discover the many fascinating heritage sites of your city and the surrounding cities and towns as the annual Doors Open event gives a look inside commercial buildings, courthouses, theatres, museums, places of workshop, gardens and natural heritage sites. This free province-wide program allows access to many sites that are normally closed to the public allowing a glimpse into a side of your city you may otherwise never see.
Applefest Fall Fair
Breakfast from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Fair from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Ireland House Museum, Burlington
The Applefest Fall Fair returns for another year celebrating the changing of the seasons with games, crafts, live musical entertainment, special attractions, vendors and delicious “harvest fare” like country-style BBQ and treats showcasing apples. Come early and enjoy the old-fashioned outdoor pancake breakfast from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m., tour historic Ireland House and watch as artisans demonstrate their craft, explore the hay maze, make your own scarecrow or take part in the annual Prince and Princess contest for a chance to win a special prize. Admission is by donation and proceeds will support the children's educational programs and conservation of the museum's collection.
Harvest Halton ““ A Farm to Chef
12 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Country Heritage Park, Milton
Sample unique dishes created by the award winning chefs from some of the Halton Region's renowned restaurants at Harvest Halton ““ A Farm to Chef Experience. Paired with local farmers who will be providing ingredients fresh from their harvest, each chef will work to create locally inspired dishes with local ingredients in turn giving guests the opportunity to increase their knowledge of local produce and products. Enjoy live music, an artisanal market and speak directly to local farmers to learn more about the benefits of eating local. Rain or shine.
2015 Art Gallery of Hamilton BMO World Film Festival
October 16 to 25
Now in its seventh year, the Art Gallery of Hamilton BMO World Film Festival will showcase 35 outstanding films from around the globe. Films for this year's festival will be announced on September 17 at the Trailers + Teasers Launch Party.
Iroquoia Club End to End Hike
October 24 & 25, 31 & November 1
Spend two weekends outdoors and complete the four sections of the Bruce Trail 2015 Annual Iroquoia Club Official End to End Hike. This challenging but extremely rewarding hike will take place rain or shine and is just one part of the Bruce Trail End to End program that covers 890km of trails from Niagara to Tobermory. Upon completion of each of the trail sections you will receive a badge so you can proudly display your accomplishment with the Iroquioa section awarding hikers with the Waterfall Badge. Registration is $45 and covers the cost of transportation and the Waterfall badge for those who complete all four hikes, or $15 for a single day hike. Space is limited, go online for more details and to register.
Art in Action Burlington Studio Tour
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Various studios throughout Burlington
The Art in Action Burlington Studio Tour returns for its 13th year. The free, self-guided tour stops at a variety of artist studios giving a glimpse into the many artists and artisans living in the city through demonstrations and original fine art that will be available for purchase.