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5 Things to do in September

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Summer turns to fall, temperatures cool, and leaves begin to change… but that’s not all that’s happening this month! There are awesome events approaching, and fun things to do to make the most of the autumn season – from celebrating local arts and culture to picking your own produce!

Check out the Lyndhurst Turkey Fair

Celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Lyndhurst Turkey Fair on Saturday September 15th from 10:00am-4:00pm in the village of Lyndhurst! Enjoy a free day of fun for all ages, with musical entertainment, classic car show, Rays Reptiles, Children’s rides and games and so much more!

For more info and a schedule of events click here.

Go Apple Picking at Halls Apple Market

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We are now in the midst of apple picking season! For the month of September you can pick your favourites varieties, such as McIntosh, Cortland, Royal Gala, Honey Crisp, and many more (apples can be picked in October as well). Halls Apple Market not only offers pick your own apples, but also a lovely Country Boutique and bakery. Don’t forget a cup of hot apple cider and mouth-watering apple cinnamon bread!

Music and Small Town Lovers Rejoice at The Festival of Small Halls

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The Festival of Small Halls offer big music in little places, from September 12th– 30th this year! “The festival began with a vision of bringing big music to small places. Now, five years in, the festival is going strong, thriving on the outpouring of enthusiasm from musicians, communities, and audience members who have come together from across the world, across Canada, and across town to make the festival such a success.”

Upcoming Shows in the area:

Thursday, September 20th at 7:30pm
Jim Bryson with Meaghan Blanchard at the Spencerville Mill

Friday, September 21st at 7:30pm
Jim Bryson with Silent Winters at the Delta Old Town Hall

Friday, September 28th at 7:30pm
Ken Whiteley and The Levy Sisters with Kim Pollard at the Seeley’s Bay Community Hall

Saturday, September 29th at 7:30pm
NQ Arbuckle at St. Luke’s Church Hall, Lyndhurst

Rent a Bike or take a Fall Bike Tour with Thousand Islands Bicycle Co.

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Photo by: Kendra Lorimer

Enjoy the cooler fall temperatures (okay, after this week), and rent a bike for the day! Ride along the beautiful 5 km Brock Trail, which runs from Brockville downtown waterfront area, up to Mac Johnson Wildlife conservation area in the northern end of the city. Thousand Islands Bicycle Co. offers a bike transfer service as well, perfect for those who would like to explore the breathtaking 1000 Islands Parkway, but cannot transport bicycles on your own car. Guided tours are also available, led by knowledgeable guides who will show you the best of the best in Brockville, Gananoque and more! Click here to book to cycle experience, plus use the code: FALL2018 to receive 20% off on all tours and rentals departing from September 4th-October 8th. 

Celebrate Brockville’s Arts & Culture Scene at the Culture Days Street Festival and more!

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This community festival features art, sculpture music, dance, heritage artisans, culinary arts and crafts. lots of hands on activities. Family friendly. FREE. Something for everyone, and is everyone welcome! 

The Brockville Museum will be offering free admission and behind the scenes tours of their collection storage vaults. 

Take a free guided tour of the Brockville Armouries building, regimental history lessons, weapon and equipment displays, and the digital firing range will be open. 

Plus so much more! Check out the Culture Days website and Brockville Culture Days for more info and updates. 

 

Of course there are many other events, and things to do other than those listed above! To discover even more to do in the area, visit: www.brockvilletourism.com