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September 2020

Doors Open Ontario

Tuesday, September 1 @ 8:00 am - Monday, November 30 @ 5:00 pm

Doors Open Ontario has gone digital! We will be going behind the doors and onto the trails of heritage sites across the province – virtually! We look forward to seeing you back in communities once it is safe to do so. Please check this website and follow our Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to enjoy exhibits, share stories and explore the province with us.

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Haunted Ghost Drive-Thru Tours

Wednesday, September 9 - Friday, October 30
Pickering Museum Village, 2365 Concession 6
Greenwood, ON Canada
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Take a driving tour of the historic village at night and hear stories from the past that still haunt us today. Learn about paranormal investigations that have found evidence of spirits and ghosts, and hear stories of past. Tour times start every 5 minutes beginning at 7:00 pm. Recommended for 12+ years. Select dates between September 9 and October 30. Advanced registration is required.

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Pingle’s Harvest Festival

Saturday, September 12 - Saturday, October 31
Pingle’s Farm Market, 1805 Taunton Road East
Hampton, Ontario L0B 1J0 Canada
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Pingles Harvest Festival

Join us in the farm fields for a celebration of all things fall, at the first-ever Pingle’s Harvest Festival! Spend the day navigating through our Pirate Ship Corn Maze, have some farm-tastic fun in our Playland, take in the farm views & fresh country air on a wagon ride, pick-your-own delicious apples in our apple orchard and top off your day with some yummy savoury & sweet food & drinks! Saturdays & Sundays, 9:30am – 4:00pm (last entry), farm closes…

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Pingle’s Famous Corn Maze

Saturday, September 12 - Saturday, October 31
Pingle’s Farm Market, 1805 Taunton Road East
Hampton, Ontario L0B 1J0 Canada
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Pingle's Famous Corn Maze

Ahoy Matey! Are you ready to get lost?  Our famous 8 ACRE corn maze is BACK for another year, and this time the theme is PIRATES!! This is our BIGGEST & BEST corn maze yet! Expect some new interactive elements to make it even more fun than before. When you arrive, you’ll get to watch a short movie (2-3 minutes) in our ‘viewing tent’ with some real live PINGLE’S PIRATES.  Here, you’ll learn the rules of the game and then you’re…

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ART-i-Facts

Monday, September 14 - Monday, November 2
Pickering Museum Village, 2365 Concession 6
Greenwood, ON Canada
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Mondays September 14 to November 2, 2020 (excluding Thanksgiving) 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm Learn sketching, drawing, and watercolour techniques, based on historic artworks from the past. A different historic piece will be featured each class, and participants will learn a new technique each week. Led by an artist and Museum Interpreter, this program will ignite imaginations, inspire creativity, and build new skills. The program is for all ages! Material list provided (program cost does not include materials). Advance registration…

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Early Settler On-Site Tours

Tuesday, September 15 - Sunday, November 15
Pickering Museum Village, 2365 Concession 6
Greenwood, ON Canada
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Have the children missed out on field trips the last few months? Looking for something to do outside the house with your family or social bubble? Join us for a 50-minute tour focusing on Early Settlement in Pickering. Featured buildings will include the Log House, Log Barn, and Blacksmith Shop. Although this tour is designed to meet the Grade 3 curricula, and will include a toy for school children to make and take, it is easily adaptable to multi-generational and…

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NEW Corn Maze at Buzzing Bees Adventure Farm

Saturday, September 19 - Saturday, October 31
Buzzing Bees Adventure Farm, 1050 Concession rd 5
Sunderland, Ontario L0C1h0 Canada
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$5

Come and enjoy getting lost in our 9 acre corn maze, with the traditional “find your way out” path or solve the mystery of who stole the Halloween Candy Family fun for only $5, children under 24 month are free We also have pedal karts, pumpkin bowling, farm hoppers, rope maze, elastic band shooting range, and more Find that perfect pumpkin Farm produced Maple syrup and Honey Open Saturday & Sunday: September 19th till October 31st Saturday & Sunday: 10:00am…

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Adventurous Learning Program

Monday, September 21 - Friday, December 18
Earthbound Kids, 155 Uxbridge-Pickering Townline
Pickering, ON L4A 7X4 Canada
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Advenyturous Learning Program

Earthbound Kids is pleased to announce the launch of our new Adventurous Learning Program. This daytime program will be academic in nature, offering daily literacy and daily math sessions with a focus and setting of nature and the outdoors. Kids will play-to-learn and wherever possible, teaching will take place outdoors, in the sunlight and fresh-air of the Earthbound farm. Visit our website for full details and registration.

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October 2020

Fear Factory – Haunted Maze

Monday, October 19 - Saturday, October 31
Club 717, 717 Wilson Road South, Unit #7
Oshawa, Ontario L1H 6E9 Canada
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$10

Fear Factory Haunted Maze October 19-31st ALL AGES EVENT. Tickets go on sale MONDAY October 19th-31st !! Indoor haunted maze. Live scare actors. Up to 10 people per group. Tickets sold online only to maintain Covid safety for contactless payment, control physical distance of visitors, and contact tracing. Covid cleaning in between bookings. All funds go to a local charity Durham Alliance Outreach. Ticket Link - https://go.rallyup.com/fearfactory Facebook Event Page - https://www.facebook.com/events/728293808036774/ Do you have what it takes to make…

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WindReach Farm Halloween Drive-Thru Experience

Friday, October 30 - Saturday, October 31
WindReach Farm, 312 Townline Road
Ashburn, ON L0B 1A0 Canada
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$20

Not sure what to do with the family for Halloween this year? Get your costume on, pile into the car and come on out to WindReach Farm for a Halloween-themed drive-thru event. See your favourite animals, check out our themed stations, and maybe, just maybe, there will be some candy involved.... Come join us for some spooktacular fun on October 30th or 31st from 2:00-5:00 pm! For more information and to buy tickets go to starticketing.com Phone: 905-999-5827 Email: [email protected]

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November 2020

Christmas Drive-Thru Tours

Saturday, November 14 - Sunday, December 13
Pickering Museum Village, 2365 Concession 6
Greenwood, ON Canada
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$20

Visit the museum this holiday season and experience the spirit of Christmas through the brand new Christmas Drive-Thru Tour. Journey back through the years to learn how our popular Christmas traditions started. Hear how Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer came to be and when his Christmas carol first started. End your tour with a safe-distanced visit with Santa Claus! Weekends from November 14 to December 13, 2020 Tickets are timed entry, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. Tour time is approximately…

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YDHR Santa Train

Saturday, November 21 - Sunday, November 22
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Saturday, repeating until Sunday, December 20, 2020

York-Durham Heritage Railway, Uxbridge Train Station, 19 Railway Street
Uxbridge, ON L9P 1E5 Canada
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YDHR Santa Train

All Aboard with Santa! We have received news from the North Pole that Santa will be joining us on our decorated and heated heritage train. This popular train ride is a great family holiday experience. On-board entertainment keeps everyone occupied while waiting for Santa's arrival. Have your wish list ready to share with him when he visits children big and small at their seats. Why not create a new family tradition and lasting memories? This year we are introducing a…

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