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Elgin Park - Uxbridge - A Stay-cation Destination - 07/29/09 11:56 AM
Elgin Park - Uxbridge - A Stay-cation Destination Uxbridge is blessed with many natural areas that have been preserved and enhanced for public use with trails and facilities. One such area is the 140 acre Countryside Preserve that sits on the Oak Ridges Moraine, another is Elgin Park.
Elgin Park is home to Numerous events starting early in the season with The Huck Finn Fishing Dayfor kids at Elgin Pond. Elgin park is also home to the Highlands Of Durham Games, RibFest,The Uxbridge Fair, and numerous other events including the upcoming ART in The Park. Hardly a weekend goes by that Elgin park is not (2 comments)
Straddling The Oak Ridge Moraine - Uxbridge - The Trail Capital Of Canada - 07/28/09 02:44 PM
Uxbridge Straddles the Oak ridges Moraine and has distinction of holding the official designation as the Trail Capital of Canada Town Trails The Uxbridge trail system includes a network of urban trails that connect to the Oak Ridges Trail and the Trans Canada Trail. The town trails are designed to help residents appreciate the beauty and history of their town by linking various sections of the town together for both walkers and bikers. The Town Trails include the Ewen Trail, the Historic Trail, the Maple Bridge Trail, the Quaker trail, the Wooden Sticks Trail, and Country Side Preserve. The Countryside (0 comments)
Georgina - Live, Work and Play - A Year Round Stay-Cation Destination - 07/26/09 06:34 PM
Georgina - Live, Work and Play - A Year Round Stay-Cation Destination Georgina offers the ability to live, work and play within its boundaries. Located at the top of the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) and within the boundaries of York Region, Georgina is part of Central Ontario's "Getaway Country" Here you can enjoy; the culture, lakeside living, wide open spaces, sandy beaches, Municipal and Provincial Parks, boating, hunting, fishing, and recreational facilities. As well as having an estimated 16,000+ households and being home to over 46,000 residents the Town of Georgina, know as Ontario's first "Cottage Country", is a four seasons (0 comments)
Port Perry - The Heart Of Scugog - A Year Round Stay-Cation Destination - 07/24/09 10:28 PM
Port Perry - The Heart Of Scugog - A Year Round Stay-Cation Destination Port Perry is the primary urban centre and heart of Scugog Township. Scugog's Municipal offices are located in Port Perry as is Lakeridge Health's 24 bed Hospital, complete with helicopter pad. Close by are The Nonquon Wildlife Preserve, access to the Oak Ridges Moraine Trails and the Great Blue Heron Casino. Port Perry serves as a hub for many small communities in the Scugog area, such as Greenbank, Raglan, Ceasarea, Blackstock, Nestleton, and a few others Port Perry is a four season destination that attracts thousands of visitors (9 comments)
Udora - A community where there are more private roads than public roads. A Place where neighbours help neighbours. A place that few know exists even though it appears on the Ontario Road Maps. Originally known as Snoddon Corners it was renamed in the early 1860s when it came time to select a name for the post office. Udora is located only 15 Minutes from Lake Simcoe which is know internationally for its; swimming, boating, fishing and fishing competitions. Chances are if you know where Udora (0 comments)
Road Trips - Walters Falls - 07/21/09 08:49 AM
If your ever up in the Bruce peninsula area there is a wonderful old mill dam and waterfalls in the little Hamlet of Walters Falls that make a side trip well worth while. Walters Falls is one of seven waterfalls on the 150 kms Grey County's Waterfall Tour.
You just never know who you will run into on a road trip. After talking pictures of the Falls we drove around town a little and stopped at the corner gas station / general store / restaurant for a soda
The sign caught my eye so I started taking (15 comments)
Highlands of Durham Games - Uxbridge - A Stay-cation Destination - 07/18/09 05:57 AM
Come and experience this Celtic festival and celebration as you enjoy a wee bit of Old Scotland. This two day festival celebrating your Celtic roots takes place at Elgin Park July 25th and 26th. Events include plenty of great musical entertainment, Celtic livestock demonstrations and displays, highland dancing competitions, Pipes and drums, and heavy event competitions, watch a dry stonewall demonstration, something for all ages. This year's entertainment features Poor Angus who will be playing throughout the weekend along with the mass bands. Watch Mike Patten of Heritage Walls, as he and other participants work together to build a beautiful stone wall. (4 comments)
Save some dough? - 07/14/09 11:04 PM
I thought I would go to the source (dmoz.org) used for the links in Lane's post to see if there were more links for frugality. I am sure we all know someone who could use a little help right about now so pass on these links as welll
Via Lane Bailey - REALTOR & Car Guy (Diamond Dwellings Realty): Times are rough... they are rough for many of us... especially in the real estate industry. We are finding our belts and sucking them in a few notches... But not just in the real estate industry. Last night I was (2 comments)
A Local Stay-Cation Destination Elgin Park Uxbridge Friday, July 17 at 4pm to Sunday, July 19 at 7pm This year a classic car show has been added to the line up of events and features that include a Midway, Craft Vendors, Food Vendors, Entertainment, and of course six Ribbers for you to choose from. Line Up for the weekend Friday, July 17 4:00pm - 4:30pm - Opening ceremonies by the Uxbridge Legion Pipe Band and The Town Crier Bill McKee. followed at 5:00pm by the The Howard Ross Band with Manky Boggin at 7:00pm
Saturday, July (6 comments)
A Bygone Era Remembered - Floating History - 07/10/09 11:04 PM
Grand Old Ladies Of The Lake Built in 1887 the Segwun is the oldest operating steam ship in North America and the 7th oldest in the world. These ships were built to deliver mail and passengers to the various resorts and cottages on the Muskoka Lakes. Today they are a major tourist attraction for the area offering scheduled cruises and dinners on the lakes.
The Segwun and The Wenonah II
The Wenonah II - The Wanda III - The Segwun and The Wenonah II Its a wonderful way to spend a day and learn about the history and (8 comments)
Swinging By The Bay - A Stay-cation Destination - 07/10/09 01:20 PM
Take a Stay-cation The warfs in Gravenhurst, Muskoka were all but empty when I shot these Photos in 2008 but on On Sat July 11th 2009 they will be a bee hive of activity as they play host to the 29th annual Antique and Classic Boat Show. A place for the young to dream and and the old to reminisce. A place to see History come alive once again. Visit the Antique and Classic Boat Society's annual Boat Show at the Gravenhust, Muskoka Wharf. The theme this year is "Swinging By the Bay" celebrating post war utility boats and the Big (2 comments)
"Gardens of Uxbridge", is a self guided tour through 8 gardens in rural and urban settings. Enjoy a "stay-cation" right in your own back yard. Meet others who have turned their property into a retreat or a backyard into an urban oasis. Tickets $20.00, includes box lunch, available at Blue Heron Books, RBC Royal Bank, and Garden Artifacts. Proceeds benefit Community Care Durham - Uxbridge. For more information contact 905-852-7445 or visit our website at www.communitycaredurham.on.ca. 1. Garden Hosts: Brian & Dianne With a casual gardening philosophy, using traditional favourites, Dianne and (0 comments)
The 8th Annual Purple Turtle Art Festival - 07/01/09 10:24 PM
With it's ideal location, stretching along the south shore of Lake Simcoe, the various communities of Georgina are host to many events that are a draw to this tourist orientated town. In the winter there is always snowmobiling, ice fishing and of course the Canadian Ice Fishing Championship. In the summer there's boating and angling along with The Blue Bridge Festival The Eaglewood Folk Festival, the Georgina Studio Tour and of course the Purple Turtle Art Festival. Earlier this year Georgina lost a Landmark when the Red Barn Theatre was destroyed by fire. Local Artist Gail Young was asked to paint (4 comments)
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