Thursday, August 14, 2014

Tourism Talk

August 16

3 Port Cycle Tour
Ride the challenging routes of Southern Ontario through Port Burwell, Port Bruce and Port Stanley. Choose from 160 km, 100 km and 50 km routes with lunch provided in Port Bruce. Your entry fee gives you breakfast, road support, lunch, rest stop refreshments, map and t-shirt. Any proceeds from the tour go to the Forest City Velodrome and the Environmental Leadership Program at East Elgin Secondary School.

  • Time: Start at 7:15 to 8:30am for 160km, 7:30-9am for 100km, or 9-9:30am for 50km
  • Tickets: $60
  • Venue: All routes start and finish at the East Elgin Community Complex
  • Address: 531 Talbot Street West, Aylmer
  • Contact: 519-697-0018 or 1-800-465-9433
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Night Walk With The Spirits 
Take a guided tour through the Ska-Nah-Doht Village at night. The "Spirits" have waited 1000 years to tell you their story!

  • Time: 9pm (one show only)
  • Venue: Longwoods Road Conservation Area
  • Address: 8348 Longwoods Road (6.5km west of Delaware, 10km east of Melbourne)
  • Contact: 519-264-2420

August 17

When You Believe: Concert In The Park For ALS
Charity BBQ, Believe Army Swag Tent and music schedule as below. Free admission- donations directly support ALS patient care for Steve Barber
2:00pm- Meg McTaggart's Music Studio
3:00pm- Dennis E Wiley
3:30pm- Lindsey Hull and Eric Walker
4:00pm- Laura Palumbo
5:00pm- The Justin Maki Band
6:00pm- The Stanley Brown Blues Band
7:00pm- Sarah Smith

  • Time: 2:00-8:00pm
  • Venue: Pinafore Park
  • Address: 95 Elm Street, St. Thomas
Sunday Summer Tea
Enjoy tea, baked goods and a guided tour of the Backus-Page House Museum for only $10.00
  • Time: 1:00-4:00pm
  • Venue: Backus-Page House Museum 
  • Price: $10.00 a person 

August 20

Touch A Tractor 
Come out and see farm equipment up close and learn about farm safety. Enjoy some glitter tattoos, crafts and lots of activities for everyone. Please call to register.

  • Time: 10:00am-1:00pm
  • Venue: Shedden Keystone Complex
  • Address: 35921 Talbot Line, Shedden
  • Contact: 519-631-9496
Food and Flavour Extravaganza Open House at the Bank 
In conjunction with the St. Thomas & District Chamber of Commerce, the Arts and Cookery Bank invites you to take your taste buds on a trip along Lake Erie's north shore. Spend an evening with Chef Gerry Brandon, tasting and talking as you enjoy the rich flavours of the summer harvest. Please phone or email to RSVP.
  • Time: 5-7pm
  • Venue: The Arts & Cookery Bank
  • Address: 242 Graham Road, West Lorne
  • Contact Phone: 519-768-9986
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