STAND PROUD HALTON HILLS. WE MADE HISTORY!
The response to the Most Patriotic Town Challenge was truly OUTSTANDING!
Over Canada Day weekend, flags were flying on front porches, balconies, garages, fences, gardens, flower pots, driveways, parks, and businesses. Everywhere you looked flags were flying in Halton Hills!
It was such an inspiring and patriotic sight!
When the Chamber of Commerce Tourism Committee set the goal of 15,000 flags we never dreamed that over 57,000 flags would be flown on Canada Day!
Halton Hills truly is small town living at its patriotic best!
Remember to keep your flags for next year.
THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Norval is going to be celebrating Canada's 150th birthday all throughout 2017 with a variety of events and celebrations! Visit our calendar of events to see what's happening!
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
Join us for the Great Canadian Scavenger Hunt on July 22nd.
It will be a fun event for the whole family and the admission is free!
Registration will be at 10:00am at the band shell in Prospect Park in Acton and the event will conclude around 5:00pm.
Besides the scavenger hunt there will be picnic games and BBQ. All you need is a car, a team and a camera. Hope to see you there!
Proudly brought to you by the Lions Club of Rockwood, the Optimist Club of Halton Hills and the Rotary Club of Acton.
Learn more at their website .