This time of year the mornings are cooler but still warm enough to wear only a light sweater or two, when attending one of the many events going on in our community. Where is the sunshine the weather reporter promised us today with a high of 20…..MMMM I think they were wrong again.
Well this is not my favorite time of year with the shorter days and the cooler nights. However the leaves are beautiful, with stunning colors dotting the harvested landscapes of the rural communities. There is a lot going on in the Wellington County community this Fall, here are 5 top things you can mark on your calendars, and take advantageous of all of the adventures in our backyard!
- FALL RURAL ROMP (September 29th 10-4pm)
There is a wonderful self guided tour https://www.wellington.ca/en/business/tr-fallruralromp.aspx. Print out the Map, fill the gas tank, grab a coffee and explore.
2. Fergus – Elora Studio Tour (September 22-23 / 29-30th 10-4pm)
Ever wondered what an artist’s studio looks like? Now is your chance to check out fabulous artisans in Elora Fergus. Here is the link for more information and a map to follow. https://elorafergusstudiotour.com/
3. Culture Days (September 28, 29, 30)
This is a Canada wide event with the local areas in Wellington County hosting tons of great, free cultural events. https://culturedays.ca/en/2018-activities/search/grid?location=city&postal_search=&postal_radius=25&province=&city_search=fergus+elora&city_radius=25®ion_search=4801&search_all_activities=&day=&day%5B%5D=2018-09-28&day%5B%5D=2018-09-29&day%5B%5D=2018-09-30&start_time=&name=&organizer=&language=&wheelchair=0&type=&type%5B%5D=&category=&category%5B%5D=&keyword=&query=
4. Donkey Sanctuary Open Day – (September 30)
You have to go visit this amazing donkey sanctuary and maybe adopt your very own donkey? https://www.guelphmercury.com/events/8881954-749859-donkey-sanctuary-open-day/
5. Aberfoyle Market (Saturday’s & Sunday’s)
Why not browse at the many vendors at this great outdoor market, open weekends. https://aberfoyleantiquemarket.com/