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Celebrate Canada 150

2017 marks Canada's 150th Birthday, and cities all across the country and celebrating with special events throughout the year!

Halton Hills is going to playing host to a wide variety of events throughout the entire year to celebrate Canada's 150th birthday! From small-scale competitions to large-scale festivals, every corner of our community is getting involved in this special occasion!



Canada's Most Patriotic Town Challenge - 26,000+ Flags are Flying!

It's Canada's 150th birthday and the Halton Hills Chamber of Commerce is challenging the residents and businesses of Halton Hills to show their...
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The 39 Steps

Celebrate Canada’s 150 with a theatrical staging of Mediæval’s latest production, “The 39 Steps”, a Murder Mystery Thriller Comedy written by...
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Canada Day in Glen Williams

Come out and celebrate Canada Day in Glen Williams!
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Canada Day in Prospect Park

Join us Saturday July 1, 2017 at 6:00pm in Acton's Prospect park to celebrate Canada's birthday!
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Not-So-Empty-Bowls

Credit Valley Artisans is making 150 Bowls. Customers choose the bowl they want and have it filled with delicious soup from Heather’s Bakery in...
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Georgetown Fall Fair

The Georgetown Fall Fair will take place on September 8-10, 2017.
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Norval-on-the-Credit Festival - This Weekend!

A nonprofit group involved in municipal issues that affect the village, such as future development, roads and traffic.
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Canada's Most Patriotic Town Challenge - 26,000+ Flags are Flying!

It's Canada's 150th birthday and the Halton Hills Chamber of Commerce is challenging the residents and businesses of Halton Hills to show their national pride by flying the Canadian flag on July 1.

Imagine flags flying on porches, lawns, garages, parks, business and farm mailboxes - anywhere they can be seen from the street! It will be historic!

Garden Flags are available at the follow locations (limited supplies remaining):

*Halton Hills Chamber of Commerce
*Downtown Acton BIA
*Halton Hills Public Libraries - Acton & Georgetown Branches
*Downtown Georgetown Farmers Market

Garden flags are Canadian Flags, 18" wide x 9"" tall attached to a 3 foot dowel. Great for planting in your garden or pot.

A $2 donation is welcome for each flag.

REGISTER YOUR CANADIAN FLAGS! WOW - 26,000+ and counting! Let's see if we can reach 30,000 for Canada Day!

ALL Canadian Flags count toward this challenge - not just the ones purchased from us! Be sure to register ANY flag you have flying (anything from a paper flag, up to a 10' flag or larger)! Visit haltonhillschanada150.ca to register your flags!

To learn more, and to sign up for our mailing list, visit our website.

 

 


 

The 39 Steps

Celebrate Canada’s 150 with a theatrical staging of Mediæval’s latest production, “The 39 Steps”, a Murder Mystery Thriller Comedy written by Canadian Governor General John Buchan at the Acton Town Hall. Proceeds go towards continued community & youth theatre events in Halton Hills. Come out if you can! Family fun for all, and a retelling of a timeless story.

Richard Hannay is a lonely and bored Canadian, lost in London… that is until he meets the mysterious Annabella and his life is never the same. Hannay is informed of a dark conspiracy which he cannot believe until he meets the man with the missing finger and learns the fate of the country rests on him!

Featuring live music by various performers and guests!

Time: Saturday, June 24th, 2017, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM. One night only!

Doors Open at 6:30 PM.

Location: Acton Town Hall Centre 19 Willow Street North, Acton, Ontario L7J1Z6

Tickets are $10 per person; discounts apply for seniors and children under 12. Email andrewhilson@yahoo.ca if you would like to pre-purchase a ticket.

 

Canada Day in Glen Williams

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 and the day ends with a Duck Race down the Credit at 4:00pm

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.



Canada Day in Glen Williams Facebook Page

 

Canada Day in Prospect Park

Join us Saturday July 1, 2017 at 6:00pm in Acton's Prospect park, for free live music, family entertainment, a BBQ in support of local charities and more! End the evening by enjoying an incredible Fireworks display courtesy of the Acton Firefighters Association.

Canada Day in Prospect Park Facebook Page

 

Not-So-Empty-Bowls

“Not-so-Empty-Bowls” event
September 30 2017, 11am – 3pm
Norval Presbyterian Church.

Credit Valley Artisans is making 150 Bowls. Customers choose the bowl they want and have it filled with delicious soup from Heather’s Bakery in Georgetown, along with delicious goodies. There will also be 150 small “Canada 150” paintings for sale to the public. All profits will go to the LM Montgomery Museum in Norval as a Canada 150 project.

Learn more at their website or contact Carolyn at 905-877-2579.

Canada Day in Prospect Park Facebook Page

 

Georgetown Fall Fair

The Georgetown Fall Fair will take place on September 8-10, 2017.

Come and help us celebrate Canada's 150 birthday.

If you enjoy a Demolition Derby, Truck Pull, agricultural animals and displays, craft items, entertainment, a beer tent, midway rides and children's activities, then the Georgetown Fall Fair is here for you.

Friday from 5:00pm, we highlight youth activities with midway rides, musical events and social times. Saturday showcases the Baby Show, Agricultural Education Tent, Demolition Derby, beer tent, musical interludes and antique and modern equipment displays. As Sunday is family day, we have the Rabbit Show, Children's Pet Show Kiddie Tractor Pull and our super sized 4x4 Truck and Tractor Pull.

Most events are open throughout the fair so don't miss our Homecraft Exhibits, train ride, food concessions midway rides,stage events, the Knights of Columbus beer tent, merchandise vendors,Silent Auction and local talent.

Help us carry on the 171 year tradition which our ancestors created to bring together the social and economic community. Wear Canada proudly and come see us at the fair.

Admissions

WEEKEND PASS - $20
CHILDREN 6 AND UNDER - Free
CHILDREN 7 - 12 - $3.00 Friday, Saturday, and Sunday
ADULTS - $8.00 Friday, $10.00 Saturday, $8.00 Sunday
HST included in all admissions

Hours of Operation

Friday - 4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday - 9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Sunday - 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

For more information please visit the Georgetown Fall Fair website.

Georgetown Fall Fair Facebook Page Georgetown Fall Fair Twitter Page Georgetown Fall Fair Flickr Page

 

Norval-on-the-Credit Festival - This Weekend!

Norval is going to be celebrating Canada's 150th birthday by hosting the Norval on the Credit Festival June 3 & 4! Featuring: the official opening of the Norval Women's Institute - Time Capsule, the unveiling of Pollinator Canoe, and Moccasin Trail, & more to be announced! Visit their website for even more information on what's happening at the festival & a schedule of events!

Explore Norval where Lucy Maud Montgomery lived for 9 years. Visit the historic sites Montgomery photographed and wrote about in her personal journals.

Norval is family friendly offering beautiful nature trails along the Credit River. McNab Park on Noble Street provides excellent fishing, riverside trail and areas for family picnics.

The Willow Park Ecology Centre provides fascinating nature programs for all ages. Parking is available on Mary Street.

The village of Norval was settled by 1820. Today many buildings remain, including our 3 historic churches which are open to the public.

You will discover our Pioneer Cemeteries, the former home of Lucy Maud Montgomery, the Heritage Garden in Norval Park, our unique Analemmatic Sundial and Willow Park Ecology Centre. Norval is proud of the many century buildings including two Heritage Designated properties the Norval Disciples of Christ Church and Lilac Lawns.

To learn more please visit their website

Georgetown Fall Fair Facebook Page Georgetown Fall Fair Twitter Page Georgetown Fall Fair Flickr Page

 

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