What’s on this weekend: May 18 – 19

Enjoy the market, a bit of history at the Oakville Museum, the Oakville Art Society’s Art Exhibition and Auction and a princess tea party in Bronte!

Dorval Crossing Farmer’s Market. The Dorval Crossing Farmers Market is operated by the Civitan Club of Oakville as a Fund Raiser in co-operation with our landlords, Bentall Kennedy, leasing agents for Dorval Crossing. All funds raised from space rentals are given to Oakville/Halton area charities. The Dorval Crossing Farmers Market was formerly known as the Oakville Civitan Farmers Market and is Oakville’s longest running market, 34 years. Weekend hours: Saturday, 8am – 2pm.

Burlington Mall Farmer’s Market. Our vendors carry a wide variety of locally grown fresh produce, baking, meats, cheese, eggs etc.  Come browse through the market; you can find everything from Apples to Zucchini. You haven’t tasted produce until you’ve had fresh off the farm. You will find the freshest food available and you will be supporting your local farmers. You are also supporting the many charitable causes of the Burlington Lions Club. Weekend hours: Saturday, 8am – 2pm

Centro Garden Farmer’s Market. More great selection of local food, meat and produce. Vendors include: Wandering Locavore, Terra Teas, Vandenbroek Farms, Blackberry Bob, Blossoms Bakery, Tamp Coffee Co., Deerfield Farm and Poire William.

Victoria Day Weekend @ Oakville Museum. Step back in time and join the Oakville Museum and the Oakville Historical Society in celebrating International Museum Day on Saturday, May 17 from 1-4:30pm and Sunday, May 18 from noon to 4 pm. Admission is free with donations gratefully accepted to support the activities. All ages welcome!

Enjoy toe tapping fun plus lots of activities, crafts and games for the whole family at Oakville’s First Post Office. The Playford Players will perform musical selections dating from the late 17th to mid-20th centuries, including traditional English, Irish, Scottish, Canadian and American material. At the Thomas House, costumed Oakville Historical Society volunteers will invite you into an early 1830′s farm home, complete with a fire in the hearth. Visit oakville.ca for details.

Oakville Art Society Art Exhibition and Auction, 120 Navy Street. The OAS Annual Art Exhibition and Auction showcases Ontario visual artists. The preview begins May 17th and includes opportunites to bid on the Silent Auction items. The Auction Is May 24th at 7 pm. Enjoy food, wine and live entertainment by the Oakville Chamber Orchestra Quartet, starting at 7:00 pm. The Live Auction begins at 8:00 pm. Join fellow lovers of the finer things in life. $15 admission includes wine and appetizers.

Princess Tea Party in Bronte. Join us in Bronte Village this Sunday, May 18th for a Princess Tea Party in Centriller Square. Bring your little princesses and princes for an official tea party in celebration of Queen Victoria’s birthday. From 11-1 children can participate in a real tea party, with snacks and juice, using real Royal Doulton China. Children will also enjoy two hours of non stop entertainment including story telling, etiquette lessons, and table games. Entertainment will also be provided by a real life princess and a walk around magician! Photo opportunities are available with our resident princess, so bring your cameras and come sporting your best prince and princess attire!

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