What’s on this weekend: Mar 1 – 2

Welcome to March! February still has its icy grip on us but as we progress towards spring, the snow will (eventually) melt and buds, blooms and greenery will take over. Check out the indoor and outdoor events this weekend for families, foodies and gardeners alike. Visit our Events Directory for full details on these and all other events.

Family Favourites: See movies for $2.50 @ Silver City Burlington, 1250 Brant Street

Saturday mornings at 11am for Cineplex Family Favourites. Watch a family favourite film each week for only $2.50. It’s a fun and affordable way to enjoy the weekend with your family!

Skating @ Rotary Centennial Pond, Downtown Burlington

The Rotary Centennial Pond is open for the season!  Enjoy Burlington’s waterfront while skating for free with family and friends during the holidays and into the new year. Ice Conditions Hotline: 905-634-7263

Terra @ Home Winter Farmers’ Market, Terra Greenhouses, 12800 Britannia Road, Milton

There are 40 fantastic vendors at this year’s Terra @ Home Market. Head to the Milton Terra Greenhouses location for a selection of everything from meats and jewellery to baked goods and produce (and more)! The market runs every Saturday from January 11th to April 5, 10am to 3pm

Savage Gardens, Nature’s Ninjas! Royal Botanical Gardens, 680 Plains Road West, Burlington

Feed your senses with the captivating, bizarre, larger-than-life world of carnivorous plants then come face-to-face with animals that harness the wildest defense weaponry on earth! Only at Royal Botanical Gardens, Savage Gardens and Nature’s Ninjas brings two amazing exhibits together with live demonstrations and activities for the whole family!

2014 Taste of Downtown Oakville

Discover the fabulous restaurants of Downtown Oakville during the 2014 “Taste of Downtown Oakville” starting February 19th – March 4th, 2014! This year ‘Taste’ features 14 of our restaurants offering signature prix-fixe lunch and/or dinner menus. Experience the world through food; authentic Italian, Thai, South African, French cuisine, and much more.

Taste of Burlington

Now is your chance to savour a bite of everything and discover the many eateries located in beautiful Burlington. Experience the eclectic styles and flavours of the world, as Burlington’s finest restaurants will be offering prix-fixe lunch and/or dinner options. Lunch and dinner menus include an appetizer, entrée, and dessert. Reservations highly recommended.

Halton Seedy Saturday, 662 Guelph Line, Burlington

$2 adult entry fee. Event proceeds to support Halton area community gardens.

Orchid Society Annual Show, Royal Botanical Gardens, 680 Plains Road West, Burlington

The Annual Show showcases the beauty and diversity of orchids. Judged by the American Orchid Society, it features orchid displays by societies and growers from across Canada and the USA. There are also exhibits of flower arrangements, painting, photographs and plant sales.

Sweet Serenade: Oakville Chamber Orchestra, 340 Rebecca St Oakville, On

Presenting concerto soloist, the internationally renowned former concertomaster of the TSO, Jacques Israelievitch.  Brahms’ Serenade #1, one of his most important early works, rounds out the program.  Need we say more? Tickets range from $15 – $30. Sponsored by TD Canada Trust



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