Posts tagged ‘Explore Perth’

Santa’s Workshop

Saturday, December 5th, 2015

One of the most anticipated camp events of the whole year!


At Santa’s Workshop kids get to make special gifts for their families under the guidance of MKDC staff. The projects are different every year but always awesome! We also wrap our gifts, make cards, and round out the day by making a yummy festive snack and playing some holiday games. Our staff look forward to this day just as much as the kids!


Psst… Parents… do you realize you’ll have the day free to do your Christmas shopping? In PEACE? We thought you’d like that.


Before November 21st: $40 per “elf”, $70 for two “elves”

After November 21st: $45 for one “elf”, $75 for two “elves”


For more info visit our website.



On Sunday, November 15th, the OTTAWA BICYCLE CLUB hosts their annual CYCLOCROSS RACE at Conlon Farm in Perth, 7am to 12 noon.

Conlon Drive and Smith Drive will be partially closed to accommodate this annual race.

For more information about the race please contact the Ottawa Bicycle Club.



The PERTH FARMERS’ MARKET takes place in the Crystal Palace and Tay Basin, every Saturday morning between Mother’s Day weekend and Thanksgiving weekend.

The Market runs from 8am to 1pm and offers a wide range of local, organic and handmade products, including but not limited to: fruits and vegetables in season, herbs, potted plants and cut flowers, honey, maple syrup, garlic, mushrooms, eggs, meat (freezer orders), ready made food items from the Piggin’ Out Market Cafe (such as sausage on a bun, cinnamon buns, lemonade, iced tea, fresh brewed coffee, scones and cookies, to name a few).

Music and other entertainment is offered from time to time. Come meet your friends and neighbours, check out your local farmers and buy local! Come for the freshness, stay for the fun.

For information or to register, please contact Sarah at

Blood Donor Clinic Monday, May 11, 2015


May 11th, 2015


Call 1-888-2-donate
to book an appointment

or book online

The Perth Civitan Club host a regular Blood Donor Clinic every second month.

Club members work as volunteers to support  the collection by Canadian Blood Services.

The volunteers create a welcoming and comfortable experience for blood donors, interacting with donors and staff to provide a positive experience for donors.

Those who have never given blood before, may be nervous. First time ambassadors are on hand to answer questions and provide the extra comfort needed for first time donors.

Perth Autumn Studio Tour

ID-10010495The Perth AUTUMN STUDIO TOUR takes place this October 11, 12, 13, 2014. 24 artisans and vendors will participate, opening their studios for tours over the Thanksgiving weekend. All exhibited work is for sale.

For details about the artisans visit the website at

There will be a draw for a grand prize, a Harvest Lunch at Brooke Valley School, Fieldwork located across from Studio 2, and the continuation of the Empty Bowls Project, among many other features.

Call RiverGuild for further info at 613-267-5237.

Thanks Giving Dinner Theatre

theatreOn Saturday, October 11th, 2014 Heritage Mica Days will once again present their THANKSGIVING DINNER THEATRE at Murphys Point Provincial Park.

Imagine yourself as part of an intimate group of 24 people, following a trail to the Silver Queen Mine in the company of character actors. The script of Dave Lally Cooks a Turkey tells the adventures of the Lally Family, original homesteaders in the Murphys Point area, with a lot of truth and a whole lot of whimsy.

Tickets are $75 per person and must be purchased in advance (price includes all gratuities and vehicle entry fees). Purchase four tickets at one time for a special price of $255 (a 15% savings). Tickets are available securely online at or by calling Beth at 613-267-5340.

Please note that it is about a 2km return trip walk from the parking area to the Silver Queen Mine, and the trail is NOT barrier free. Dogs are not permitted at this event.

Young at Heart Cooking Group

Dinner platesJoin the heart healthy cooking group and learn recipes that are not only delicious, but life saving. Eat right and live long with your family and new friends from Young at Heart.

The group meets every Thursday from 9:30am-12:00pm at The Table Community Food Centre (190 Gore St. E., Perth). New meal ideas, old favourites, easy and inexpensive ways to cook nutritious meals.

For more information: Tanya James at 613-267-6428 Ext. 6 or

Brockville Music & Dance Festival

You’re invited to the spectacular music and dance event of the summer! The best young artists from Kingston to Montreal – a true celebration of performing arts for all ages. Don’t miss out on the Brockville Music & Dance Festival on July 27, 2013! It will be from 12 pm – 1 pm. Purchase your tickets ahead of time to save money . $15 in advance and $18 at the door.  For more information, visit

Scenes of Summertime in Perth, Ontario

Looking for a weekend getaway, a taste of history, or interesting places to explore with the kids?  Perth, Ontario has something for everyone. In the summer, Perth has plenty to offer with its patio restaurants, unique shops, farmers’ market, festivals and fairs. Come Explore Perth!

patio on the Tay Canal at Mexicali Rosa's

Mexicali Rosa's patio on the Tay Canal

voyageur canoes in the Tay Basin

voyageur canoes in the Tay Basin

reenacted military encampment at Last Duel Park

reenacted military encampment at Last Duel Park for Tay Canal 175th anniversary

duck race fundraiser in the Tay River

duck race fundraiser in the Tay River

horse and carriage on Gore St. during Perth Fair Parade

horse and carriage on Gore St. during the Perth Fair Parade