It's Sweet Water Season!
This weekend and the entire month of March is all about Maple Syrup. Visit one of three sites In & Around Oakville. Bronte Creek Provincial Park is having their Maple Syrup Festival and Halton Conservation is holding Sweet Water Season at Crawford Lake and Maple Town at the Mountsberg Conservation Area.
Sweet water season goes back to the 15th century and focuses on the Indigenous heritage of maple sugaring through a series of exhibits at the Longhouse Village. At Bronte Creek 1890s costumed interpreters will demonstrate how to tap maple trees, make maple syrup and maple sugar. Lastly there’ll be taffy made in the snow, pancakes and wagon rides at Maple Town as they tap about 300 sugar maple trees.
Beat the Winter Blues
Beat the Winter Blues in Downtown Oakville beginning this weekend at Towne Square. Adults and children of all ages are invited to play on luminous musical seesaws. Light and music will intensify as the seesaws swing up and down creating an interactive experience.
Join in this Saturday from 12 p.m. to 9 p.m. There’ll also be fire pits and hot cocoa served from a vintage 1966 airstream courtesy of the Downtown Oakville Cafes. Shopping Downtown Oakville has never been this much fun!
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And now for a list of Fun Events In & Around Oakville this Weekend!
Friday March 3rd
Winter Beer Festival @ Holiday Inn Burlington
The Winter Beer Festival is an exciting celebration of beer and food pairing with craft brewers from across Ontario.
5 p.m. doors open
2515 Wyecroft Rd
Mardi Gras Mambo @ Oakville Centre
The Dirty Dozen Brass Band are the pioneers of the modern New Orleans brass band movement, recognized worldwide as an unstoppable musical machine whose name is synonymous with genre bending romps and high octane performances.
130 Navy Street
West End Jazz @ Oakville Convention & Banquet Centre
Up till recently, saxophone was for the “boys” Now ladies are joining them and adding different emotions to the sound of the saxophone. Talented ladies in front of a seven piece all star band will surely be a high octane music event.
4:00 p.m – 10 p.m
On all weekend
3063 South Service Rd
Saturday March 4th
Joys of Spring @ Oakville Place
The Rose Market presents unique gifts and crafts. Over 30 vendors will be selling a variety of products, including artisan products from different countries.
Saturday & Sunday
9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
240 Leighland Ave
Playground Of Light @ Towne Square
Interactive art installation features luminous musical seesaws that invite visitors to co-create when the lights and music intensify as the planks swing up and down.There will also be fire pits and free hot cocoa
12 p.m. to 9 p.m.
94 George St
Sweet Water @ Crawford Lake
This experience focuses on the Indigenous heritage of maple sugaring through a series of exhibits throughout the Longhouse Village where visitors can take a step back in time to the 15-th century site when maple sugaring was the first harvest of the year.
9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
3115 Conservation Rd
UFC 285: Jones vs Gane @ Dave and Busters
Jon “Bones” Jones returns to the Octagon for the first time since February 2020 to face off against Ciryl Gane for the vacant heavyweight title. All the action on gigantic screens.
2021 Winston Park Dr E
Sunday March 5th
Maple Syrup Festival @ Bronte Creek Provincial Park
Enjoy a guided tour of Maple Lane with a demonstration of the different historical ways of collecting and making maple syrup. The tour ends in the middle of Spruce Lane Farm, where you can learn how to make fresh maple sugar or enjoy a stick of delicious maple taffy before visiting the various farm animals in the yard.
9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
1219 Burloak Drive
Silk Painting Workshop @ Olive Me & Co.
For the upcoming International Woman’s Day you are invited to this unique relaxing silkpainting workshop, where you will create a beautiful flowery scarf with colors that come from within.
1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
393 Kerr St
Truffle Making 101 @ Chocolate Tales
A chocolate truffle-making workshop. This class will share the techniques, tips and tricks of chocolate truffle making, including how to personalize creations for any occasion.
4 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
430 York Blvd
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