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What are YOU going to do this weekend?           September 18, 2012
Time for Some Tasty Treats

The long, hot summer has finally cooled, and now we can enjoy all the wonderful foods grown and made around the province. We’ve found some great places in Ontario to get your fill. Sample and savour, and you can even pick your own right off the bush and branch! There’s something for every set of taste buds.








This is the sweetest place in the Ottawa Valley! With delicious daily-made fudge and other amazing treats, it’s the perfect place for anyone with a sweet tooth. Open May through December (reduced hours Labour Day-Dec), now is the time to head over and enjoy the delectable delicacies.

Ivanhoe Cheese is Canada’s oldest cheese factory. Since 1870, this maker of artisanal cheeses has tickled our tastebuds. Visit their factory outlet and experience the art of fine cheese making and don’t forget to come hungry – they offer tastes of their award winning cheeses.





24 million bees make Clovermead’s delicious honey. They sell their various honeys year-round as well as beeswax candles and other fabulous products and preserves. Head down before the end of October and you’ll be able to tour the apiaries and have all kinds of fun at the adventure farm, with activities, wagon rides, go-karts and more.

A favourite autumn activity is always apple picking! And the famed Chudleigh’s Apple Farm is a family fun place to go picking or to get incredible ready-picked apples. So get out and grab a variety of mouth-watering apples for baking all your favourite fall treats!





If you’re looking for more delicious spots to hit, Summer Fun Guide has all the farms, foods and markets you’ll need. So get out and enjoy all the flavours of fall.


Featured Events
All Canadian Jazz Festival
From September 21st to 23rd jazz fans will gather in Port Hope in see a wonderful array of Canadian jazz musicians. This year’s festival has another amazing line-up of artists. And in the historic, small town of Port Hope, shops, restaurants and bars are just a few blocks from the festival’s park location.

Central Ontario

Elora Fergus Studio Tour
Time to see the artists at work! Artists and craftspeople open the doors of their studios. Take a self-guided, free tour around to meet the artists, see where they live and work and take a peek at some of their art not yet up for public display.  With tours running September 22nd to 23rd and 29th to 30th, it's time to get in touch with your creative side.

Southwestern Ontario
Cinéfest Sudbury International Film Fest
Can’t get to TIFF (Toronto International Film Fest) this year? Try Cinéfest, running Sept 15-23 in Sudbury. With 135 films, including full-length features, shorts, documentaries and animation, you can watch movies to your heart’s content.

Northern Ontario
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Ottawa International Animation Festival
The Ottawa International Animation Festival is the largest festival of its kind in all of North America! Come check out all the amazing events running September 19th to 23rd this year.
(Ottawa Region)
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Contest:
Good things grow (and are made) in Ontario. Tell us about your favourite market, farm or orchard for a chance to win! Contest closes Sept. 30, 2012.

Featured Program:

Del-Gatto Estates, Bella Vigne (Eastern Ontario)
In Picton, you’ll find this picturesque family-owned and operated vineyard. Come sample their handcrafted wines, with the vineyard specializing in hybrid grape varieties. It’s a taste of Italy right here in Ontario, in beautiful Prince Edward County.
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Coming Next Week
Heritage Sites

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