The Town of Halton Hills in collaboration with Wenjiang, China presents The Wenjiang Festival from October 23 - 28.
Take part in these exciting events to learn more about our sister city during this weeklong cultural celebration.
Festival Highlights include:
*A performing arts showcase featuring folk dance and Sichuan Opera
*An exhibition of Wenjiang art including calligraphy, painting and photography
*Workshops and demonstrations of calligraphy and watercolour painting
*Demonstrations, sampling menus and classes in Sichuan cooking
*A hockey celebration organized by The Georgetown Hockey Heritage Council featuring exhibition games with players from China and Halton Hills
*Activities presented by the regional Chinese Canadian community
The Wenjiang Festival includes activities for Halton Hills residents and visitors of all ages. Visit the festival website for full event details and to find out how you can participate.
For more information, please visit the Town's website.
Welcome to Downtown Georgetown - Your Treasure Awaits.
You’re invited to wander through our historic downtown and find your smile; unique shops, restaurants and services, the historic setting, the events and Farmers’ Market that Downtown Georgetown offers.
Originally founded in 1823, Downtown Georgetown has been a lively centre of activity for almost two centuries. Many of the original historic buildings still stand to this day and with other features make our Downtown one of the most frequently filmed towns in Ontario!
Your Treasure Awaits…
To learn more, please visit their website .
Located at 9 Church Street this heritage gem is located just steps away from the shops and restaurants of Main Street as well as the beautiful park district with its' own rich architectural heritage.
Named after prominent area businessman, politician and community-minded citizen John Alwyn Elliott, this 267 seat facility accommodates the public in comfortable raked seating, has a wide proscenium and a generous stage including expanded stage fly- tower and orchestra pit. Since its opening The John Elliott Theatre has become the principal home to Georgetown Little Theatre and Georgetown Globe Productions. Numerous community groups, entertainers and businesses have continued to use the theatre year after year due to its excellent amenities. Throughout the year the John Elliott Theatre plays host to various touring theatre companies, seminars and workshops as well as the above mentioned local theatre productions.
The John Elliott Theatre has entertained thousands since its opening and the beautiful 267 seat air-conditioned auditorium is waiting for you. We invite groups and organizations to consider our well-equipped stage facilities, which can accommodate a variety of events.
For more information about upcoming events at the John Elliott Theatre you can contact the Box Office at 905-877-3700 (24hrs.) or visit the Coming Attractions & Performance page.
Almost 30 artists make unique, beautiful and surprisingly affordable painting, pottery, jewellery, stone carving, photography and printing, wearable art and hand blown glass. Our Gallery features modestly priced gift items by emerging artists, as well as art by some of Ontario's most established artists.
Come and see us, browse the Gallery, meet the artists, and find something to take home for you or a friend.
To learn more, please visit their website
HHCR is a community non profit organization, funded at arm’s length by The Town of Halton Hills. HHCR provides support to organizations, individuals and businesses in the following sectors: Arts, Heritage, Culture and Volunteer.
Support takes many forms, from advising on grant application readiness, whether or not to incorporate your organization, what insurance you should hold for your projects, and how to brand your organization and projects.
For more information please visit their website.
Our professionally-trained staff are online experts who take the search for information beyond Google. Every week, approximately 2,220 people come through the Library’s doors to enjoy our services, programs and collections, in addition to the more than 3,000 who visit through our website.
The renewed and expanded Georgetown Branch and Halton Hills Cultural Centre officially opened on Saturday, January 26th, 2013. This greatly improved, environmentally friendly and fully accessible facility offers enhanced programs and services to meet the diverse needs of the Halton Hills community.
The building has numerous green features— a geothermal heating and cooling system, thermally efficient exterior walls and maximum glazing on the south side; exterior windows oriented to optimize sun exposure during the winter; strategic design of interior spaces to bring in daylight; light sensors to optimize artificial lighting; energy-efficient lighting fixtures and reduced lighting power density; energy recovery ventilators (ERV) units; and low-flow toilets and plumbing fixtures.
Halton Hills Public Library officially opened its new and improved 9,000 square foot branch in Acton, Ontario on February 26, 2011 to rave reviews. The building is fully accessible and energy efficient. It maximizes natural light, uses a geothermal system to heat and cool the building, incorporates green construction materials and techniques and conserves water through low flow fixtures. The Acton Branch was recently awarded a Gold Level of certification in Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED).
Beyond the improved architectural and design features of the new space, the branch also boasts an ever-growing collection of electronic texts, more Internet stations (two express, three for children and six for teens and adults), more places to study (two study rooms and a community multi-purpose room) and two self-checkout stations for greater convenience.
To learn more, please visit their website .
The CVA, a non-profit Community Service, was founded in 1975 to help to promote the Visual Arts in Halton Hills.
We invite you to join one of our four established guilds currently working within the CVA: Heritage HandWeavers and Spinners, Palette and Pencil Guild, Potters and Sculptors and Stained Glass Artisans.
The CVA provides the follow:
-Unique and low cost courses
-Low cost annual membership fees
-Our home - Cedarvale Cottage
-Use of guilds' equipment
-Flexible hours of access for members to the cottage
To learn more about the Credit Valley Artisans please visit their website.
THE 3rd ANNUAL CHRISTMAS IN GEORGETOWN - HANDMADE CRAFT FAIR will be back in Georgetown just in time for the holidays! November 12 from 9 AM - 4 PM at Christ the King Secondary School.
This event will feature:
* Over 70 Handmade/Homemade Vendors
* Refreshment Station
* The first 50 shoppers will recieve a free swag bag!
We will once again be accepting non-perishable food donations at the door, in support of the Georgetown Bread Basket.
For more information, please visit their website .
Most people you talk to say how much they love living in Acton. We are a small, close knit community where people still meet and greet each other o n the street. More and more people are moving from the larger metropolises to enjoy our small town atmosphere.
The Acton B.I.A helps to organize a wide variety of family-friendly events throughout the year, including: the Acton Winter Carnival, Canada Day celebrations in Prospect Park, the Leathertown Festival, and more!
To learn more about Downtown Acton and the Acton B.I.A, please visit the Acton BIA Facebook page