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Summer

Summer is a lively time of year in Halton Hills with a multitude of festivals and events occurring in town.

Here’s some great ideas for the season:
• Pay a visit to one of our local Farmers’ Markets
• Embrace your Scottish heritage at the Highland Games
• Cool off at one of our local splash pads
• Treat your Father to a visit to the Classics Against Cancer Auto Show
• Celebrate Canada Day in Acton and Glen Williams



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Farmers' Markets

Pay a visit to one of our local Farmers' Markets for the opportunity to purchase fresh and delicious local produce directly from the farmers!
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2017 Georgetown Terry Fox Run

During the summer of 1980, Terry Fox ran through Georgetown on his Marathon of Hope.
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Ride to Conquer Cancer

The Enbridge® Ride to Conquer Cancer® benefiting Princess Margaret Cancer Centre. It’s a cycling journey, a fundraising crusade and your chance...
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Bike It To The Market

Our fifth annual Bike It to The Market will be held on Saturday June 17th, 2017 from 8 am until 12pm.
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Canada Day in Glen Williams

Come out and celebrate Canada Day in Glen Williams!
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Classics Against Cancer

Come out and enjoy this Annual Father's Day tradition in Cedarvale Park!
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Rock N' Roll N' Classics

See classic cars from the 1920s to 1983 in a full on-street juried car show set to great music!
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Leathertown Festival

Happening this Sunday in Downtown Acton!
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Georgetown Highland Games

Join us on Saturday, June 10, 2017 for the 42nd Annual Georgetown Highland Games!
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Farmers' Markets

Don’t miss our Farmers’ Markets that run from June to the October – Thursday afternoons from 3-7 PM (2-6 in Sept/Oct) at Bethel Church in Acton and Saturday mornings from 8:00 AM to 12:30 PM in Downtown Georgetown. The Farmers’ Markets are local gathering places where you’ll get service with a smile and enjoy the sights and sounds of a true small town experience.

For more information on the Georgetown Farmers' Market please visit their website.

Photo: Georgetown Farmers' Market



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2017 Georgetown Terry Fox Run

During the summer of 1980, Terry Fox ran through Georgetown on his Marathon of Hope. He ran along highway 7, stopped at the top of Norval Hill and was greeted by thousands who lined the route, made him homemade food, gave him cards, donated what they could and wished him well. Each year since, the Georgetown Terry Fox Run has endevoured to achieve the goal Terry never lived to see: a cure for cancer. On Sunday, September 17, join us at the Gellert Centre in Georgetown South as we stand against cancer, remember Terry and enjoy a beautiful day of friends, family and fundraising. Walk, roll, run or jog the 5k loop. Pets are welcome. Free pizza, drinks and Terry Fox memorabilia will be available. But most of all: when cancer's last day comes; know that you did your part to make Terry's dream come true.

For more information, please visit their website .

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Ride to Conquer Cancer

An Unforgettable Experience - June 10 &11, 2017.

The Enbridge® Ride to Conquer Cancer® benefiting Princess Margaret Cancer Centre.
It’s a cycling journey, a fundraising crusade and your chance to BE EPIC.

Because when you join The Ride to Conquer Cancer, you’re taking action, becoming part of a powerful tribe and creating hope for countless individuals touched by cancer.

If you have a will to stop this disease, you have a place among us. Over two days and 200 kilometres, we will take to Ontario’s majestic countryside in solidarity and promise to show that cancer is no match against our conviction to conquer it. The Classic Plus route leaves from Toronto and offers an elevated route experience through the scenic regions of Peel, Halton Hills, Hamilton and Niagara.

The money you raise will benefit Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, one of the top 5 cancer research centres in the world, and move us closer to our vision to Conquer Cancer In Our Lifetime.

Your chance to BE EPIC starts right now… Register for The Ride today!



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Bike It To The Market

Our sixth annual Bike It to The Market will be held on Saturday June 17th, 2017 from 8 am until 12pm. Once again participants will be treated to a free pancake breakfast hosted by the Georgetown Rotary Club. (Donations towards Rotary projects are always welcome)

This is a free event with riders of all ages, from all parts of the town, making their way to the Georgetown Farmers Market by whatever route they choose. To ensure safety and enjoyment for all ages, Main Street from the Farmer’s Market to Maple Avenue will be closed to vehicular traffic.

Free valet bike parking, will be available in the Main Street Parking Lot. The breakfast is free to all who arrive by bicycle but can be purchased by non-cyclists.

Participants can leave their bikes parked while they enjoy the Georgetown Farmer’s Market and fun activities for children.

Many volunteers are required for this event including bike parking attendants, ticket takers, greeters, and road closure attendants. If you would like to volunteer or would like more information please email below or call Councillor Jane Fogal 905 877 5806. Volunteer shifts are typically 2 hours in duration. We have many jobs suitable for students.

For more information please visit their website.

To get involved with the Halton Hills Bike Challenge please visit the Bike Challenge website.



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Canada Day in Glen Williams

IMPORTANT NOTICE FROM THE DUCK RACE ORGANIZERS - Due to the dangerous conditions in the Credit River this year, we will not be putting the ducks in the water. We will STILL BE SELLING DUCK RACE TICKETS, the winners will just be selected like a normal raffle. We will pull 10 names out of a big bin. Please SPREAD THE WORD so that people DON'T SHOW UP TO THE RIVER AT 4PM to watch the race.

Annual festival celebrating Canada's Birthday. There is a parade at 12:00 led by a pipe band, many activities in the Glen Williams Ball Park, all free to the public.

This year we will be featuring several new items, with a ball game between the trappers and the voyagers, a bubble tent, and other fun activities. There will be an array of craft and local vendors Thee will also be a good selection of food and drinks (non alcoholic) on sale.
Come and visit our lovely hamlet, and enjoy a wonderful day in a beautiful setting.

Glen Williams Canada Day Schedule

8-11 AM: Breakfast in the Park, Served at the Food Booth

9 AM – 2 PM: Bubble Tent – Back Ball Diamond – see how many kinds you can blow

9:30 – 11 AM: History of Glen Williams Treasure Hunt

10 AM: A Baseball Game with a difference

10 AM: Historical Walking Tour – Meet at the Williams Mill – Upper Parking Lot

10 AM – 3 PM: Children’s Activities – under the trees in the park

10 AM – 3 PM: Face Painting at the picnic tables in the park

10 AM – 4 PM: Craft Vendors in the Gazebo Field

12 NOON: THE PARADE
Immediately following the parade the Opening Ceremonies will be held at the main stage in the Gazebo, followed by the presentation of Citizen of the Year, and the cutting of the Canada Day Cake.

1 – 3 PM: Strawberry Tea for Seniors

1:30 PM: Come and try The Cake Walk – front ball diamond

1:30 PM: Morris Men – in front of the Gazebo

2 PM: Cool Running Band at the Gazebo

2:30 PM: The Glen Pet Show, Front Ball Diamond – sponsored by Georgetown Animal Clinic, Back Diamond – Kick Nation

4 PM: The Duck Race (have you got your duck race tickets yet?) The ducks will leave the Park for their annual race down the Credit River. Winners will be announced at the Gazebo immediately following the race. IMPORTANT NOTICE FROM THE DUCK RACE ORGANIZERS - Due to the dangerous conditions in the Credit River this year, we will not be putting the ducks in the water. We will STILL BE SELLING DUCK RACE TICKETS, the winners will just be selected like a normal raffle. We will pull 10 names out of a big bin. Please SPREAD THE WORD so that people DON'T SHOW UP TO THE RIVER AT 4PM to watch the race.

DJ Services of Lee Martin of Martin Media Productions.

Community BBQ & Fireworks – Dinner 6:30 PM. Fireworks at dusk. Tickets: adult/$15; children 5-10 years/$8 (under 5 years free). St Alban’s Church, 537 Main St. Glen Williams. (905) 873-6765.

Please be aware that free parking is available at the Real Canadian Superstore, and two free shuttle buses to/from The Superstore and the Glen, PLEASE use this parking area. There is minimal parking in The Glen.

This will run from 9:30 AM – 5 PM, with a break for the parade 11:40 AM – 1:15 PM.

NOTE ALL ROADS INTO THE GLEN WILL BE CLOSED AT 11:30 – NO TRAFFIC WILL BE ALLOWED INTO THE GLEN AFTER THAT TIME UNTIL 1:30 PM.



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Classics Against Cancer

We are dedicated to raising funds for the benefit of Childhood Cancer Campaign. This spectacular display of automobiles is held every Father's Day Weekend on the scenic lawns of Cedarvale Park, in beautiful downtown Georgetown.

Antique and Classic Road Cars includes High Performance, Hot Rods and Fat Fenders, Military Vehicles, Modified, Racers, Kit Cars, and 80+.

Lots of drive-in style food; Pancake breakfast has become a tradition on Father's Day Sunday morning.

Be sure to join us on June 18th!

For more information, please visit their website .

Photo: Classics Against Cancer, Cedarvale Park



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Rock N' Roll N' Classics

Stroll and dance along Main & Mill Streets in Downtown Georgetown, soak in the ambiance and admire 200+ pristine classic vehicles from the 1920s to the 1980s.

This annual, full on-street Car Show is set to live rock ‘n roll music! Enjoy browsing through the many unique shops and boutiques. Stop for a meal at one of the several delightful and flavourful restaurants & cafés. Music, chrome and ice cream ~ all perfect for a summer Friday evening between 5pm and 10pm on August 25th, 2017 (rain or shine).

Try your luck at the 50/50 draw benefiting the Georgetown Hospital Foundation!

For information, please contact the Georgetown BIA at 905-873-4970.

To learn more please visit their website



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Leathertown Festival

The 2017 Leathertown Festival is Sunday August 13.

11am – 5pm

45 Mill Street East, Acton, Ontario

Located in Acton, Ontario and presented along Mill Street, the heritage of this festival is known well throughout the surrounding communities of Acton, Georgetown, Glen Williams, and many more communities that encompass the Niagara Escarpment. The festival features a wide variety of vendors, exhibitors, crafters, food, and artists We welcome you and your family to a safe place to enjoy a last bit of summer fun, and entertainment. We hope you enjoy yourselves and invite friends along!

Stage Schedules
Car show
Registration from 9:00am - 11:00am (19 Willow St N Acton)
Car show 11:00am - 4:00pm

Community Stage
Pet Show - 11:00am - 1:00pm
Pizza Eating Contest - 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Total Dance Evolution - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Main Stage
The Tradition - 12:30pm- 1:00pm
Magic Show - 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Sharon and Bram - 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Bourbon brethren - 3:30pm - 4:45pm

Tannery Stage
The Vaudevillian - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Silver Creek Folk - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
The Tradition - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

To learn more please visit the Leathertown Festival website.



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Georgetown Highland Games

Join us on Saturday, June 10, 2017 for the 42nd Annual Georgetown Highland Games at the Georgetown Fairgrounds. Featuring Honorary Chieftain Michael Chong, MP Wellington-Halton Hills.

Featuring activities and events for all ages, including:
Highland Dancing Competition, Individual Piping and Drumming Competition, PPBSO Pipe Band Competitions,
Georgetown Highland Games Final Massed Bands and Awards Presentations, Men’s and Ladies Scottish Heavyweights Competitions, The Clan Parade, the Massed Bands, the Massed Highland Fling, The 78th Fraser Highlanders York Garrison – Historical Regimental Reinactment, Retail and Food Concessions ,a Cheer Garden, Clan Village, and Children’s Activities.

Admission is $20 for adults, $10 for seniors and students.

Free shuttle service will be available from:

The Gellert Centre (10241 Eighth Line, Georgetown) - Starting at 8 AM

The Halton Hills Civic Centre (Maple Avenue, Georgetown) - Starting at 8:30 AM

For more information please visit their website.



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