Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Community News and Events
There's plenty of harvest themed fun in store this month for Burlington residents of all ages! Here's a look at some of the events coming soon to the area.
Mountsberg's annual Halloween event will take place once again on weekends throughout October. Spooktacular Halloween will feature creatures of the night presentations with live birds of prey, live snake presentations, a haunted barn, Pumpkin Hay play area, face painting and more! Come dressed in your costume and enjoy lots of fun activities for kids. Spooktacular Halloween will be open October 14-15, 21-22 and 28-29. For more information please call 905-854-2276 or visit www.convervationhalton.ca.
The fall season wouldn't be complete without a visit to Springridge Farm in Milton for their Harvest Festival! Expect an old-fashioned good time as you celebrate the harvest season with wagon rides, a five-acre corn trail, pumpkin picking, the Spooky Boo Barn, Spider Web Climber, Farm Yard Pipe Slides, puppet shows and more! Cost is $12 per person (ages 2-92). Visit www.springridgefarm.com for directions.
Go camping close to home at Bronte Creek's Halloween-themed camping extravaganza, to be held October 14 and 21! Campers are encouraged to decorate their site for a chance to win great prizes, dress up in costumes and go trick-or-treating around the campgrounds. Then go on a spooky guided evening hike where you will learn about bats, owls and coyotes!
On October 15, get into the spirit of the season and run your heart out for local kids programs during the Rotary Turkey Trot ! This popular annual event held at beautiful Bronte Creek offers 5 and 10K runs, plus a 5K Walk/Nordic Pole Walk. Supporting the Start2Finish reading and running program for kids, this Turkey Trot will kick off at 10 a.m. (registration is from 8:30-9:30 a.m.) Visit www.rotaryturkeytrot.ca for more details.
Ireland House Museum will offer the perfect opportunity for your little ones to wear their costume twice! On October 26, come dressed and ready to enjoy a variety of Halloween themed fun, from making Frankenworms to racing spiders! Cost is $5 and registration is required.
On October 28, celebrate Halloween with neighbours, family and friends in downtown Burlington during Treats In Our Streets! All are welcomed by businesses to trick-or-treat in costume throughout downtown, collecting goodies and having fun! Stops are highlighted on maps provided, featuring businesses and activities along the way. Visit http://burlingtondowntown.ca.