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April

Wellington Advertiser Celebrates 50th Anniversary
Where: Wellington County Museum and Archives
When: 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Contact: website
Aboyne Apr 4
Fergus Blood Donor Clinic - book your lifesaving appointment
Where: Centre Wellington SportsPlex
When: 2 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Contact: website or 1 888 236-6283
Fergus Apr 5
National Tartan Day Concert
Where: Fergus Grand Theatre
When: 8:00 PM
Contact: website or 519-787-1981
Fergus Apr 6
54rd Elmira Maple Syrup Festival
Where: downtown Elmira
When: 7:00 AM-4:00 PM
Contact: website or 1-877-969-0094
Elmira Apr 7
Free public swim for first 40 kids
Where: Centre Wellington Sportsplex (Fergus Arena)
Contact:519-843-2800
Fergus Apr 7
Tartan Day
When: 11 a.m.- 4 p.m.
Where: Downtown Fergus
Contact: website or 519-846-9841
Fergus Apr 8
CW Equine Show
Where: Centre Wellington Sportsplex (Fergus Arena)
Contact: website
Fergus Apr 8
Spring Town Hall
Where: Victoria Park Senior Centre
Contact: website
Fergus Apr 12
Fergus Tennis Club Open House and Registation
Where: Fergus Tennis Club
Contact: website
Fergus Apr 14
27th Annual Elora Antique Show - 55 dealers
When: 10:00 (Sat) or 11:00 a.m.(Sun) - 5:00 p.m.
Where: Elora Community Centre; Admission $7 - children under 13 free, free parking
Contact: website or 1-800-667-0619
Elora Apr 14-15
Fergus Blood Donor Clinic - book your lifesaving appointment
Where: Centre Wellington SportsPlex
When: 2 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Contact: website or 1 888 236-6283
Fergus Apr 17
Bowl for Kids Sake for Nintendo's Wii - Big Brothers Big Sisters of Centre Wellington
Where: Victoria Park Senior Centre
When: 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Contact: website or 519-787-0106
Fergus Apr 20
Let It Bleed, a Rolling Stone Murder Mystery
Where: Grand River Raceway
Contact: website
Elora Apr 20-21
Dog Show by the Guelph & District Kennel Club
When: 10:00-5:00
Where: Centre Wellington Sportsplex (Fergus Arena)
Contact: website
Fergus Apr 20-22
Free public swim for first 40 kids
Where: Centre Wellington Sportsplex (Fergus Arena)
Contact:519-843-2800
Fergus Apr 21
Bowl for Kids Sake - Big Brothers Big Sisters of Centre Wellington
Where: Woodlawn Bowl
When: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Contact: website or 519-787-0106
Guelph Apr 22
Elora Wordfest
Where: Elora Library
When: 6:00-10:00 p.m.; TBC
Contact: website
Elora Apr 26
Drumlin Contra Dance
Where: St. James Anglican Church
When: 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm; Beginner's orientation 7:45 pm.
$12 p.p / Students and Unwaged $8 / Youth (with adult) free
Contact: website
Fergus Apr 27
Soldiers of Song: A Tribute To The Dumbells
Where: Fergus Grand Theatre
When: 8:00 PM
Contact: website or 519-787-1981
Fergus Apr 27
CW Community Foundation FUNdraiser
Where: Elora Legion
When: 6:30PM $30 p.p
Contact: website or email
Elora Apr 28
Motown Gold
Where: Fergus Grand Theatre
When: 8:00 PM
Contact: website or 519-787-1981
Fergus Apr 28
Grand Taste - by the C.W. Rotary
Where: Grand River Raceway
Contact: website
Elora Apr 29
*** NO Ray Scapinello Road Hockey Tournament - boys and girls from ages 9 to 14
Where: University of Guelph
Contact: Ray Scapinello and organizing committee
Guelph No more

May

The Elora Festival Book Sale
When: Fri 5-9 p.m. ($5 admission*); Sat 9:30 am - 5:00 pm (free); Sun 9:30 am - 4:00 pm (free)
* Includes $5 voucher, redeemable on Sunday afternoon
Where: Elora Curling Club
Contact: The Elora Festival (519) 846-0331 or 1-800-265-8977
Elora May 4-6
Spring Rain Weekend
Where: Downtown Fergus - various locations
Contact: Facebook
Fergus May 4
Elora Farmer's Market Outdoor Season Opener
When: 9 am to 1 pm
Where: Bissell Park
Contact: website or 519-846-1396
Elora May 5
4th Spring Rain Feis
Where: Belwood Community Hall and Church; free
When: 8am-5:00 pm
Contact: Facebook
Belwood May 5
Irish Artisan Marketplace and Demonstrations (Part of the Spring Rain Weekend)
Where: Belwood Community Hall and Church; free
When: 9am-3:30 pm
Contact: Facebook
Belwood May 5
Community Dinner & Irish Ceili (Part of the Spring Rain Weekend)
Where: Belwood Community Hall and Church; dinner $15; ceili $7
When: 6-11:00 pm
Contact: Facebook
Belwood May 5
Free public swim for first 40 kids
Where: Centre Wellington Sportsplex (Fergus Arena)
When: 2:00-3:55 pm
Contact:519-843-2800
Fergus May 5
Elora Writers' Festival
When: 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Where: Aboyne Hall, Wellington County Museum & Archives; tickets $25.00 @ TBD
Contact: 519-843-4391 or website
Elora May 6
Dollhouse Minitiatures Show And Sale
Where: Centre Wellington Sportsplex (Fergus Arena)
Contact: website or 519-822-1436
Fergus May 6
Fergus Lions Club Home & Leisure Show 6:00-10:00 + Friday night Fish Fry 5:00-7:00 (Adults $12; Children $6)
Free Admission - Bring a food donation for the Fergus-Elora Community Pantry
Where: Centre Wellington Sportsplex (Fergus)
Contact: Fergus Lions Club 519-843-2800
Fergus May 9-11
CW Lacrosse Fundraiser Yuk Yuk's
Where: Elora Community Centre
When: doors open at 7:00; $30
Contact: website
Elora May 11
Best Bloomin' Plant Sale - Fergus Horticultural Society
When: 8-11 a.m.
Where: Stone house next to Centre Wellington Community Sportsplex (Fergus)
Contact: website or 519-843-5892
Fergus May 12
29th Spring Plant Sale - Elora and Salem Horticultural Society
Where: Old Salem School House (opposite Salem Esso)
Elora May 12
CW Chamber's Awards of Excellence
Where: Fergus Grand Theatre; $70
Contact: website or 519-843-5140
Fergus May 15
Sensational Elora Film on a Plate
Where: Gorge Cinema
Contact: website
Elora May 17
Elora EnPlein Air - A Grand River Painting Festival
Contact: website
Elora May 17-20
Free public swim for first 40 kids
Where: Centre Wellington Sportsplex (Fergus Arena)
When: 2:00-3:55 pm
Contact:519-843-2800
Fergus May 19
Drumlin Contra Dance
Where: St. James Anglican Church
When: 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm; Beginner's orientation 7:45 pm.
$12 p.p / Students and Unwaged $8 / Youth (with adult) free
Contact: website
Fergus May 25
Rotary Spring Gala
Where: Centre Wellington Sportsplex (Fergus Arena)
Contact: website
Fergus May 26
Skyburst Elora - Elora Lions Fireworks Night
Where: Grand River Raceway
When: Gates open at 7pm; $5pp./$20 per family - Proceeds to Groves Hospital
Contact: Contact: website or 519-846-5455 x238
Elora May 26
Hooping for Hunger - a fundraiser hula-hoop-a-thon
When: 12-5
Where: John McCrae Public School
Contact: website
Guelph May 26
Wellington Rural Romp - Spring Romp - Self Guided Tour
When: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.; suggested donation of $5 per vehicle
Contact: website
Various May 26
Belwood Lions Pike Derby
Where: Belwood Lake; $30 (15+), $10 (9-14), $0 (8 and under)
Contact: website
Belwood May 26-27
Cats Anonymous 6th Annual "Paws in the Garden" Spring Fundraiser - games, raffles, auctions and a buffet lunch
When: 12:00-4:00PM; cost $35/person - advance tickets only!
Where: Italian Canadian Club - 135 Ferguson Street
Contact: order tickets by email or (519) 855-6850
Guelph May 27
2018 Food Cycle Ride - 20, 40, 70 and 100 km routes - proceeds to Centre Wellington Foodbank
Where: Elora Public School
Contact: website
Elora May 27
Fergus Blood Donor Clinic - book your lifesaving appointment
Where: Centre Wellington SportsPlex
When: 2 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Contact: website or 1 888 236-6283
Fergus May 29
Crime Stoppers Mulch Sale
Where: Centre Wellington Sportsplex (Fergus Arena)
Contact: website
Fergus May

June

15th Annual Southern Ontario Amazing Race
20 teams of 2 raise pledges for the Children's Foundation of Guelph & Wellington.
Contact: The Race
Guelph Jun 1-3
Halton Hills Rams Lacrosse Tournament
Where: Centre Wellington Sportsplex (Fergus Arena)
Contact: website
Fergus Jun 1-3
Free public swim for first 40 kids
Where: Centre Wellington Sportsplex (Fergus Arena)
When: 2:00-3:55 pm
Contact:519-843-2800
Fergus Jun 2
Historical Automobile Society Antique Car Show and Sale
Where: Centre Wellington Sportsplex (Fergus Arena)
Contact: website
Fergus Jun 2-3
Shimano Take A Kid Fishing Day
Where: Belwood Lake Conservation Area
Contact: website
Belwood Jun 3
Canadian National Fly Fishing Championships
Contact: website
Elora + Fergus Jun 6-8
Grand Quilt Guild Quilt Display
Where: Centre Wellington Sportsplex (Fergus Arena)
Contact:519-843-2800
Fergus Jun 7-9
32nd Multicultural Festival
When: Fri 5-11 PM; Sa 11AM-11PM; Sun 11AM-6PM
Where: Riverside Park; free admission & free parking
Contact: website or 519-836-7482
Guelph Jun 8-10
Gardenscapes 2018 - 24th Annual Self-guided tour
Where: various locations; $15 admission
When: 12 noon - 5:30 p.m. (rain or shine)
Contact:website or 519-837-0010
Guelph Jun 10
20th Annual Golf Tournament - Centre Wellington Chamber of Commerce
When: noon registration; dinner incl.
Where: Ariss Valley Golf & Country Club
Contact: website or 519-843-5140
Ariss Jun 13
Doors Open Fergus - Elora
Visit various heritage sites, including .... - free admissions
Contact: website or 1-877-242-6353
Fergus, Elora, Aboyne Jun 16
Insights - Juried Art Exhibition
Where: Wellington County Museum
Contact: website
Aboyne Jun 20-Sep 1
Fergus Minor Lacrosse - Scott Gerrie Tournament
Where: Centre Wellington Sportsplex (Fergus Arena)
Contact: website or 519-843-2800
Fergus Jun 22-24
Fergus Horticultural Society Garden Tour 
Where: Various locations around Fergus
When: 12:30-4:30; donation to foodbank
Contact: website or 519-787-9341
Fergus Jun 24
12th Guelph Wellington Local Food Fest
Where: Ignatius Jesuit Centre
When: 11 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.; Minimum donation of $5 per person, $10 per family
Contact: website
Guelph Jun 24
9th Annual Local Biz Night
Where: Grand River Raceway
RSVP to Membership@cwchamber.ca
Elora Jun
Fergus BIA Teddy Bear Caper
Where: Downtown Fergus and Templin Gardens
When: 10:00-noon
Contact: website
Fergus Jun
16th. Annual Art on the Street - 100 visual artists exhibit & sell
Where: Wyndham St. (downtown);
10 a.m.-5 p.m.; FREE
Contact: website or 519-836-6144
Guelph Jun

July

Insights - Juried Art Exhibition
Where: Wellington County Museum
Contact: website
Aboyne Jun 20-Sep 1
North America's Largest Truck Show - Top 50 Ontario Festival Event
Rain or shine
Where: Centre Wellington Community Sportsplex
Contact: www.fergustruckshow.com 519-843-3412
Fergus Update February 2017: according to the event's Facebook page, there will not be any Truck Shows in Fergus moving forward! :-(
Read our blog post for more information.
Canada Day - Firemen's Pancake Breakfast
When: 7:00-11:00 a.m.
Where: Downtown Elora
Contact: 519-843-2800
Elora Jul 1
Soap Box Derby
When: 8:00-11:00 a.m.
Where: Downtown Elora
Contact: 519-843-2800
Elora Jul 1
Dominion Day Parade
When: 11:00 a.m.
Where: Downtown Elora
Contact: 519-843-2800
Elora Jul 1
Hot Dogs in the Park
When: 12:00-1:00 p.m.
Where: Downtown Elora
Contact: 519-843-2800
Elora Jul 1
Entertainment by Puppets Elora, Blue Bonnet Lassies, Diamonds In The Ruff Agility Club
When: 12:00-1:30 p.m.
Where: Downtown Elora
Contact: 519-843-2800
Elora Jul 1
Rotary Duck Race
When: 1:30 p.m.
Where: Downtown Elora
Contact: 519-843-2800
Elora Jul 1
Canada Day at the Elora Legion
Where: Elora Legion
Contact: website
Elora Jul 1
Canada Day Family Picnic
Where: Centre Wellington Community Sportsplex
When: 3:00 - 10:00 pm; min. donation of $2 p.p.
Contact: 519-843-2800
Fergus Jul 1
Canada Day - Entertainment & Fireworks
Where: Centre Wellington Community Sportsplex
When: 6:00 - 11:00 pm
Contact: 519-843-2800
Fergus Jul 1
Canada Day - music, "duck races", children's entertainment, fireworks @ dusk
Where: Riverside Park - presented by Rotary Club of Guelph
Adm. for rides & activities: $2 p.p. or $5 for Family Fun pass
Guelph Jul 1
Canada Day Artisan Sale
Where: Elora Legion
When: 10am-5pm; free admission
Contact: Facebook
Elora Jul 1
Annual Wiener Dog Race
Where: Grand River Raceway
Contact: website or 519-846-5455 x238
Elora Jul 6
5th annual Shakespeare in the Park
Where: Bissell Park
When: Fridays 8 pm, Saturdays 3 and 8 pm, Sundays 3 pm. Admission by donation.
Contact: website or (519) 496-6481
Elora Jul 6-8
6th Annual FEDS Special Needs Soccer Festival
Where: Victoria Park
When: 12-4
Contact: website or 519-843-3360
Fergus Jul 7
Western Ontario Region Pony Club Show
Where: Centre Wellington Sportsplex (Fergus Arena)
Contact:519-843-2800
Fergus Jul 7
Free public swim for first 40 kids
Where: Centre Wellington Sportsplex (Fergus Arena)
Contact:519-843-2800
Fergus Jul 7
Black Sheep Festival of Contemporary Textile Arts (formerly Art In The Yard)
Where: Elora Centre For The Arts
When: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Contact: website or 519-846-9698
Elora Jul 7
Guelph Horticultural Society Garden Tour - self-guided
When: 1:00 - 5:30 p.m.; $10 ticket price (children under 12 are free, no pets please)
Contact: website or 519-826-0310
Guelph Jul 8
35th Annual Hillside Festival - family-oriented music festival
Where: Guelph Lake Island
Contact: website or 519-763-6396
Guelph Jul 13-15
5th annual Shakespeare in the Park
Where: Bissell Park
When: Fridays 8 pm, Saturdays 3 and 8 pm, Sundays 3 pm. Admission by donation.
Contact: website or (519) 496-6481
Elora Jul 13-15
Elora Festival
Various dates
Contact: Elora Festival 519-846-0331
Elora Jul 13-29
Fergus Blood Donor Clinic - book your lifesaving appointment
Where: Centre Wellington SportsPlex
When: 2 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Contact: website or 1 888 236-6283
Fergus Jul 19
26th Annual Uptown Waterloo Jazz Festival
Where: Waterloo City Centre lot behind Waterloo City Hall
Contact: website or 519-885-1921 
Waterloo Jul 20-22
18th Annual Fireworks Festival
Where: Main St. & Cork St. Park
When: Fri 12 p.m.; Sun 4 p.m.; $8 p.p. for dances and amusements (family: 6 for $25; children under 5 "free")
Contact: website or 519-323-4480
Mount Forest Jul 20-22
Fergus Medieval Faire
Where: downtown Fergus
When: 11-6
Contact: 519-343-5064 (The Bookery)
Fergus Jul 28
Fergus Blood Donor Clinic - book your lifesaving appointment
Where: Centre Wellington SportsPlex
When: 2 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Contact: website or 1 888 236-6283
Fergus Jul 31
Festival Faire
Where: Wellington County Museum
When:
Contact: website or 519-846-0916
Aboyne Jul
7th Annual Belwood Lake Car Show
Where: Ball Diamond, Smith St
When: Noon-4pm; food bank donations welcome
Contact: email or 519-787-2117
Belwood Jul

August

Insights - Juried Art Exhibition
Where: Wellington County Museum
Contact: website
Aboyne Jun 20-Sep 1
Twilight at Templin Gardens - local musicians, handmade market
Where: Templin Gardens
When: 7:00-9:00
Contact: website
Fergus Aug 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
Free public swim
When: 2:00-3:55
Where: Centre Wellington Sportsplex (Fergus Arena)
Contact:519-843-2800
Fergus Aug 4
Sensational Elora Film on a Plate
Where: Gorge Cinema
Contact: website
Elora Aug 4
Grand River Raceway 28th annual Industry Day celebration
Where: Grand River Raceway
When: Post Time 1:30
Contact: website or 519-846-5455
Elora Aug 6
Pipes, Plaid and Pageantry Parade - Fergus Scottish Festival - Downtown Edition
Where: downtown
When: 7:30 PM
Contact: website or 519-787-0099
Fergus Aug 9
Fergus Ghost Walk
When: 8:00 p.m.; tickets at The Bookery
Fergus Aug 10
5th Annual Psychic Faire
When: 3:00-9:00 p.m.
Where: The Bookery, 191 St Andrew St W
Contact: website
Fergus Aug 10-11
73rd Fergus Scottish Festival and Highland Games - Top 50 Ontario Festival Event
Where: Centre Wellington Community Sportsplex
Contact: website 519-787-0099
Fergus Aug 10-12
RiverFest 2018
Where: Bissell Park
When: doors open 4:30
Contact: website or 519.827.9071
Elora Aug 17-19
Fergus Blood Donor Clinic - book your lifesaving appointment
Where: Centre Wellington SportsPlex
When: 2 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Contact: website or 1 888 236-6283
Fergus Aug 21
30th Annual Waterloo Busker Festival
Where: Regina S. & William (behind Waterloo City Hall)
Contact: website or 519-747-8769
Waterloo Aug 23-26
Grand River Truck & Tractor Pull
Where: Grand River Raceway
When: Fri 6:30pm; Sat 6:00pm
Contact: website or 519-846-8879
Elora Aug 24-25
22nd Annual Ribfest - Competing N-American Rib Teams, live music
Where: Riverside Park - Free
Contact: website or 519-780-0577
Guelph Aug 24-26
43rd Antique & Classic Car Show
When: 1:00-5:00 p.m.; admission $5 p.p. or $12.50 per family
Where: Wellington County Museum
Contact: website or 519-846-0916
Aboyne Aug 26
Tri Kids Triathlon
Where: Centre Wellington Community Sportsplex
Contact: website
Fergus Aug 26
5th annual Shakespeare in the Park: Macbeth
Where: Bissell Park
When: Fridays 8 pm, Saturdays 3 and 8 pm, Sundays 3 pm. Admission by donation.
Contact: website or (519) 496-6481
Elora Aug
Wellington County Plowmen's Association Annual Branch Match
Where: 7072 Hwy 6 (follow the signs)
When: 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Contact: website
Fergus Aug

September

Insights - Juried Art Exhibition
Where: Wellington County Museum
Contact: website
Aboyne Sep 1
22nd. annual Fergus Classic Car Show - 100+ classic cars and live entertainment
Where: 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.; Downtown Fergus
Contact: Fergus BIA website or 519-787-1384
Fergus Sep 7
5th Annual Fergus Whole Hog BBQ
When: 3:00-7:00; Kids under 12 and parking is free
Where: Food School Farm, Wellington Centre for Sustainable Agriculture
Contact: website
Fergus Sep 9
25th Guelph Jazz Festival - free jazz tent downtown Guelph 9-12am
Various passes available for other venues
Contact: website or 519-763-4952
Guelph Sep 12-16
Harriston-Minto Fall Fair
Where: Harriston Community Centre
Contact: website or 519-338-2511
Harriston Sep 14-16
182nd Annual Fergus Fall Fair
Midway, petting zoo, sheep herding and more
Where: Centre Wellington Community Sportsplex
Contact: website or 226-383-3000 (Fergus info centre)
Fergus Sep 14-16
Elora-Fergus Studio Tour - self guided
Visit studios in Fergus & Elora; free
Contact: website or 1-877-242-6353
Fergus / Elora Sep 22-23 + 29-30
Harvest Home Festival
Where: Wellington County Museum
When: 1-5 PM
Contact: website or 519-846-0916
Aboyne Sep 23
12th Annual Wellington Fall Rural Romp - see Local Agriculture up close
farms, markets, nurseries and a winery
When: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Contact: website or 519-821-6638 x335
Wellington County Sep 29
Culture Days In Centre Wellington
Various locations
Contact: website or 519-846-9841
Fergus, Elora Sep
Free public swim for first 40 kids
Where: Centre Wellington Sportsplex (Fergus Arena)
Contact:519-843-2800
Fergus Sep
The Terry Fox Run
Where: Elora Cataract Trail - Forfar St. entrance
Registration begins at 9:00 a.m. (Forfar Ball Diamond)
the run starts at 10:00
Contact: Terry Fox Run Website
Fergus Sep
Drumlin Contra Dance
Where: St. James Anglican Church
When: 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm; $12 p.p. / Students $8 / Youth (with adult) free
Contact: website
Fergus Sep
Festival Italiano - 24th Annual celebration of Italian heritage and culture
Where: Canadian Italian Club
Contact: website or 519-821-1110
Guelph Sep
The Elora Acoustic Café
Where: Wellington County Museum
Contact: website
Elora Sep
Ovarian Cancer Canada Walk of Hope
Where: The Arboretum at University of Guelph
When: 9:00 am registration opens
Contact: website
Guelph Sep
Ovarian Cancer Canada Walk of Hope
Where: Clock Tower, Downtown Kitchener
When: 9:00 am registration opens
Contact: website
Kitchener Sep
Fall Leisure Show - Registration Night
Where: Elora Community Centre
When: 6:00-9:00 p.m.
Contact: 519-843-2800
Elora Sep
Fall Leisure Show - Registration Night
Where: Centre Wellington Sportsplex
When: 6:00-9:00 p.m.
Contact: 519-843-2800
Fergus Sep
Fergus Ghost Walk
When: 8:00 p.m.; tickets at The Bookery
Fergus Sep
Shoreline Cleanup - part of the Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup
Where: the Belwood Lake Bridge; at the boat launch access at 7 George St. in Belwood
When: 9:30-12:30
Contact: website or email
Belwood Sep

October

Elora Monster Month
Various activities
Contact: Elora BIA
Elora Oct 1-31
Monster Month
Where: Various locations around Elora
Contact: website or 519-760-2404
Elora Oct 1-31
OktoberFest
Various activities
Contact: website
Kitchener / Waterloo Oct 5-13
Pumpkin Day at the Elora Farmers Market
Where: Bissell Park
Contact: website or 519-846-5638
Elora Oct 6
Sensational Soup Off - Sensational Elora
Where: Wellington County Museum
Contact: website or 519-846-5638
Aboyne Oct 8
Family Halloween Activities
Where: Wellington County Museum
Contact: website or 519-846-0916
Aboyne Oct 14
Spirit Walk at the Poor House
Where: Wellington County Museum
Contact: website or 519-846-0916
Aboyne Oct 18-26
Elora Lantern Tour
When: 7:00 p.m.
Where: Elora Info Centre
Contact: website
Elora Oct 20
16th Annual Kissing Bridge Trail Studio Tour - self-guided
When: from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Contact: KBT Studio Tour: 519-669-0545
a.o. Elmira, St. Jacobs Oct 20-21
11th Monster March Parade - costumes mandatory to participate
Bring a food item for Food Bank.
Pre-registration: website
Where: Metcalfe St.; starting at MacDonald Square
When: 6:30 p.m. - rain or moonshine
Contact: 519-846-2563
Elora Oct 22
Fergus Lantern Tour
When: 7:00 p.m.
Where: Fergus Library
Contact: website
Fergus Oct 24
Fergus Ghost Walk
Where: Downtown Fergus
Contact: website or 226-383-2665
Fergus Oct 27
Halloween Haunt Street Walk - face painting, crafts, live music
Where: downtown Fergus
When: 10:00AM-noon
Fergus Oct 27
Stratford Writers Festival
Various locations
Contact: website or 416-587-9370
Stratford Oct
Free public swim to the first 40 kids
Where: Centre Wellington Sportsplex (Fergus Arena)
Contact: 519-843-2800
Fergus Oct
Shoreline Cleanup - part of the Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup
Where: the Belwood Lake Bridge; at the boat launch access at 7 George St. in Belwood
When: 9:30-12:30
Contact: website or email
Belwood Oct
The Elora Acoustic Café - featured artist Tristan Avakian (As Water)
Where: Wellington County Museum
Contact: website
Elora Oct
Culture Days In Centre Wellington
Various locations
Contact: website or 519-846-9841
Fergus, Elora Oct
Elora Horse and Hound Parade - Fundraiser for Groves
Where: Downtown Elora
Contact: website or 519-846-9841
Elora Oct
Drumlin Contra Dance
Where: St. James Anglican Church
When: 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm; $12 p.p. / Students $8 / Youth (with adult) free
Contact: website
Fergus Oct

November

The Elora Acoustic Café
Where: Wellington County Museum
Contact: website
Elora Nov
Free public swim to the first 40 kids
Where: Centre Wellington Sportsplex (Fergus Arena)
Contact: 519-843-2800
Fergus Nov
Remembrance Day Ceremony
Where: the barn at the Wellington County Museum
When: 7 p.m.
Contact: website or 519-846-0916
Aboyne Nov
Rememberance Day services
Elora, Sales, Fergus, Belwood
Contact: 519-846-9841
Fergus / Elora Nov
Fair November - 43rd Annual Juried Craft Sale
When: Thu/Fri: 10:00-21:00; Sat 10:00-17:00; Sun 11:00-17:00 - FREE admission
Where: University Centre University of Guelph
Contact: website or 519-824-4120x53903
Guelph Nov
Guelph Power Play Hockey Tournament
Where: Centre Wellington Sportsplex (Fergus Arena)
Contact: 519-843-2800 or website
Fergus Nov
Starlight Shopping Nights Elora
When: 6:00-9:00 p.m.
Contact: website
Elora Nov
Drumlin Contra Dance
Where: St. James Anglican Church
When: 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm; $12 p.p. / Students $8 / Youth (with adult) free
Contact: website
Fergus Nov
Buy Nothing Day - devote time to your loved ones instead!   Nov
Elora Santa Claus parade - Parade of Lights
Where: downtown; beginning at South Street
When: 6:00 PM
Contact: website or 519-843-5528
Elora Nov
Moonlight Madness Late Night Shopping
Where: Downtown Fergus
When: 'till 9pm
Contact: website
Fergus Nov

December

Moonlight Madness Late Night Shopping
Where: Downtown Fergus
When: 'till 9pm
Contact: website
Fergus Dec
Christmas tree lighting
Where: downtown Fergus
When: 7:00 p.m.
Contact: website
Fergus Dec
Free public swim to the first 40 kids
Where: Centre Wellington Sportsplex (Fergus Arena)
Contact: 519-843-2800
Fergus Dec
Fergus Santa Claus Parade
When: 1:30 PM
Contact: website or 519-843-5528
Fergus Dec
Chamber Christmas Open House
Where: Centre Wellington Chamber Of Commerce
When: 3:30-7:00 p.m.
Contact: website or 519-843-5140
Fergus Dec
The Elora Acoustic Café - Christmas Cafe - All Open Stage
Where: Wellington County Museum
Contact: website
Elora Dec
5th annual Christmas Headstart craft sale & cookie walk - Centre Wellington Kinettes
Where: Melville United Church
Contact: Facebook
Fergus Dec
Belwood Lions Breakfast with Santa
When: 8:00-11:00 AM
Where: Belwood Hall
Contact: website or 519-843-7011
Belwood Dec
Free holiday skating
When: 2:30 p.m.
Where: Centre Wellington Sportsplex (Fergus Arena)
Contact:519-843-2800
Fergus Dec
Handel's Messiah
Where: St. Joseph's Church
Contact: website
Fergus Dec
Christmas Festival
When: 1 - 5 p.m.
Where: Wellington County Museum
Contact: Website or 519-846-0916 x221
Aboyne Dec
Free public swim to the first 40 kids
Where: Centre Wellington Sportsplex (Fergus Arena)
Contact: 519-843-2800
Fergus Dec
Sparkles In The Park
When: 5:30-9:30 p.m. - donation $2 p.p. or $5/family
December 31: Fireworks at 8:00
Contact: website
Guelph Dec
Free holiday skating
When: 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Where: Elora Community Complex
Contact:519-843-2800
Elora Dec
Festival of Carols
Where: St. John's Church
Contact: website
Elora Dec
Free holiday skating
When: 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
Where: Centre Wellington Sportsplex (Fergus Arena)
Contact:519-843-2800
Fergus Dec
Free holiday skating
When: 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Where: Centre Wellington Sportsplex (Fergus Arena)
Contact:519-843-2800
Fergus Dec
Free holiday skating
When: 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Where: Elora Community Complex
Contact:519-843-2800
Elora Dec
Grand River Girls Hockey 3 on 3 tournament
Where: Centre Wellington Sportsplex (Fergus Arena)
Contact: website or 519-843-2800
Fergus Dec

January

Free holiday skating
When: 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Where: Centre Wellington Sportsplex (Fergus Arena)
Contact:519-843-2800
Fergus Jan
Free holiday skating
When: 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Where: Elora Community Complex
Contact:519-843-2800
Elora Jan
Free Public Swim - first 40 kids
When: 1:30-2:30 p.m.
Where: Centre Wellington Sportsplex (Fergus Arena)
Contact:519-843-2800
Fergus Jan
Free Public Swim - first 40 kids
When: ?
Where: Centre Wellington Sportsplex (Fergus Arena)
Contact:519-843-2800
Fergus Jan
Robbie Burns Night
Where: Fergus Legion
Contact: website
Fergus Jan
Drumlin Contra Dance
Where: St. James Anglican Church
When: 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm; Beginner's orientation 7:45 pm.
$12/person; $8/student; Youth under 12 Free with accompanying adult
Contact: website
Fergus Jan
Mayor's Breakfast - annual Centre Wellington Chamber event
Where: Grand River Raceway - The Captain's Quarters
When: 7:30 AM; Cost $20 Members and $25 Future Members
Contact: RSVP to 519-843-5140 or rscarrow@cwchamber.ca
Elora Jan

February

Free Public Swim - first 40 kids
When: 1:30-2:30 p.m.
Where: Centre Wellington Sportsplex (Fergus Arena)
Contact:519-843-2800
Fergus Feb
Community Resource Centre's 22nd annual Chilifest Fundraising Lunch - a great meal of chili, salad, roll, dessert and beverages for $10.
Take out & delivery available
Where: Fergus Legion
When: 11:30-1:30
Contact: website or 519-843-7000
Fergus Feb
Elora Rockers tournament
Where: Elora Community Centre
Contact: 519-843-2800
Elora Feb
12th Annual Hillside Inside
Where: River Run Centre, St. George's Church
Contact: website or 1-866-598-4455
Guelph Feb
Free Public Swim - first 40 kids
When: ?
Where: Centre Wellington Sportsplex (Fergus Arena)
Contact:519-843-2800
Fergus Feb
Family Day - Free public skating
When: 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Where: Centre Wellington Sportsplex (Fergus Arena)
Fergus Feb 19
Family Day - Free public skating
When: 3:30 -5:00 p.m.
Where: Centre Wellington Sportsplex (Fergus Arena)
Fergus Feb
Family Day - Free public swim
When: 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Where: Centre Wellington Sportsplex (Fergus Arena)
Fergus Feb
Family Day - Free public skating
When: 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Where: Elora Arena
Elora Feb
Drumlin Contra Dance
Where: St. James Anglican Church
When: 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm; Beginner's orientation 7:45 pm.
$12/person; $8/student; Youth under 12 Free with accompanying adult
Contact: website
Fergus Feb
Spaghetti Dinner and Show (Belwood Lions) - meal and cabaret
When: 6:00; cost $25
Where: Belwood Hall
Contact: website or 519-787-2383
Belwood Feb
Elora Co-op Preschool Annual Spaghetti Dinner & Silent Auction
Where: Centre Wellington District High School
When: 4:00 p.m.; $5/child, $12/adult (in advance) or $7/$15 at the door
Contact: FB Event
Fergus Feb
Centre Wellington Women's Expo
Where: Centre Wellington Sportsplex (Fergus Arena)
When: 12-4 p.m.; $5 (proceeds to the Groves Hospital Foundation)
Contact: website
Fergus Feb

March

Free public swim for first 40 kids
Where: Centre Wellington Sportsplex (Fergus Arena)
Contact:519-843-2800
Fergus Mar
March Break Program
Where: Wellington County Museum
When: 1:00
Contact: website
Aboyne Mar
March Break Theatre Camp
Where: Canadian Legion
When: Daily from 9:00-4:30
Contact: website
Elora Mar
Free public swim for first 40 kids
Where: Centre Wellington Sportsplex (Fergus Arena)
Contact:519-843-2800
Fergus Mar
CW Seedy Saturday
Where: Wellington County Museum, Aboyne Hall
When: 10-1
Contact: website
Fergus Mar
Drumlin Contra Dance
Where: St. James Anglican Church
When: 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm; Beginner's orientation 7:45 pm.
$12 p.p / Students and Unwaged $8 / Youth (with adult) free
Contact: website
Fergus Mar
Active Living and Retirement Show
When: 10 am - 2 pm
Where: Centre Wellington Sportsplex (Fergus Arena)
Contact: 519-843-2800
Fergus Mar
Elora Skating Club Carnival
When: 11 AM - 2 PM
Where: Elora Community Centre
Contact: 519-846-9691 or website
Elora Mar
Fergus Skating Club Ice Show
When: 12-4 PM
Where: Centre Wellington Sportsplex ("Fergus Arena")
Contact: website
Fergus Mar
Cherry Blossom - Craft Show
Where: Elora Community Centre
Contact: Facebook
Elora Mar
Fergus Blood Donor Clinic - book your lifesaving appointment
Where: Centre Wellington SportsPlex
When: 2 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Contact: website or 1 888 236-6283
Fergus Mar
Elora Cooperative Preschool Annual Easter Egg Hunt
When: 9:00-12:00; egg hunt starts at 10:00 am; $5/child ages 10 and under
Contact: Facebook, website or 519-846-5092
Elora Mar
Hippity Hop
Where: Downtown Fergus
When: 10 AM-noon
Contact: website
Fergus Mar
23rd Annual James McQueen Bunny Breakfast
Where: James McQueen Public School
When: 9:00 to 11:00 am; $3 per person or $10 per family
Contact: website or 519-843-1700
Fergus Mar
Leisure Show - registration for local sports and leisure
Where: Elora Community Centre
When: 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Contact: 519-843-2800
Elora Mar
Leisure Show - registration for local sports and leisure
Where: Centre Wellington Sportsplex ("Fergus Arena")
When: 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Contact: 519-843-2800
Fergus Mar

 

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