Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Tourism Week

This week is Tourism Week all across Ontario until June 16th!
Come on out to the Backus-Page House Museum for a tour of the house and a peaceful walk through the beautiful John E. Pearce Provincial Park!

Friday, June 7, 2013

Tourism Week June 10th - June 16th

Next week is Tourism Week in all of Ontario! Get out and about and visit some of your local attractions! 

 It is tourism week in all of Ontario from June 10th until June 16th helping to launch our summer season! Head out and visit some of your local attractions in the surrounding area! There is so many things to do in Elgin County - touring Lavender Sense, the Arts and Cookery Bank, the Southwester...n Ontario Barn Quilt Trail, pitstop at Empire Vallery or Erie Gardens for locally grown vegetables and flowers, walk the park at John E. Pearce Provincial Park, golf a game at Dutton Meadows Golf Club, stop and have a bite to eat at any of our local area restaurants. Also Mickey's Diner Car Show is the Saturday of Tourism Week on June 15th at the Rodney Recreation Centre and the Shedden Tractor Pull is being held at the Shedden Fair Grounds on June 14th, 15th and 16th!

At Backus-Page House Museum we are open weekly Tuesday-Friday 10-4:30pm, Saturday and Sunday 12-4:30pm. Come on out during Tourism Week and have a tour of the museum, our summer exhibit "Accounts of a Hard Days Work," and see an exhibit of Jo-Anne Page Cote's paintings displayed throughout the museum. Visitors to the museum during Tourism Week will be entered into our draw for a 2013 War of 1812 Calendar. The draw will be held at the end of Tourism Week on June 16th.