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Halton Region

Events, Reviews

Review- Cameron’s Brewing Company

February 3, 2016

If you’re a parent, particularly one still in the trenches of diapers, daycare and and crackers in the car seats, the concept of “date night” with your partner might seem like a hazy, distant memory. Between work, kids and other commitments, it can be hard to find the time, and, let’s face it, energy. But let’s say the stars align and you do have a free evening (and babysitter), where do you go? The standard dinner and a movie is great, but if you’re searching for something different, experiential and local to do, look no further than Oakville’s very own craft brewery. Continue Reading…

Events, Giveaways

Bronte Creek Provincial Park’s Victorian Christmas Giveaway

November 22, 2015

Halton Region has just been blanketed by its first layer of snow this season, outdoor holiday lights are being hung and kids everywhere are eagerly anticipating Santa’s arrival. If you (like me) cringe at the thought of taking your family to a crowded mall to wait in line for hours, burdened by heavy coats and squirmy kids, for your 30 second visit with Santa, take heart. There is another option.

Bronte Creek Provincial Park’s Victorian Christmas offers visitors the chance to experience an old-fashioned Christmas, complete with a year 1900 heritage home decked out for the holidays, traditional games, crafts, songs and activities (and baking!).  In addition, visitors have the opportunity to visit a sweet little rustic cabin on the property, enticed by the smell of apple cider and the sounds of jingle bells and a a cheerful “ho ho ho” chuckle. Yes, Santa is in residence at Bronte Creek, and instead of this:

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Events, From the Archives, Outdoor Adventures

‘Tis the Season for Maple Syrup at Bronte Creek Provincial Park

March 16, 2015

Winter in Ontario has been a long, drawn out affair. Endless days and weeks (turned into months) of bone-chilling cold and heavy snowfalls conspired to keep kids and their weary parents and teachers inside far more than they would have liked. But spring is coming. It’s coming.  Birds are chirping, snow is melting and the scent of maple syrup is in the air. With that in mind this past weekend, Cat and I decided to go to one of our favourite spots in Halton Region, Bronte Creek Provincial Park, to check out their Maple Syrup Festival.

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