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HALTON HILLS HAPPENINGS: Sept. 23-25 weekend events listing

Here’s what’s happening in Halton Hills and the surrounding area this weekend
Last year’s Alberta Culture Days, which took place during ARTember, included activities such as art workshops, live entertainment, face painting, a bouncy castle, art
There will be face painting at the Acton EarlyON open house this weekend.

ALL WEEKEND

Culture Days, Sept. 23 to 25 (with events continuing to Oct. 16), throughout Halton Hills: The annual celebration of arts and culture in the community kicks off this weekend with a variety of events, including artist studio tours, a visual diary workshop, movie screening and more. Visit culturedays.ca for a full listing of events.

Milton Fall Fair, Sept. 23 to 25 at the Milton Fairgrounds: The local fall fairs continue, this time in Milton. Festivities will include agricultural displays, a midway, truck and tractor pull, demolition derby, live entertainment and more. For further information, visit miltonfair.com.

FRIDAY

Charity comedy night, Sept. 23 from 8 to 10 p.m. at the Gellert Community Centre: The Zach Sutherland and Kaya Firth Resiliency Foundation is hosting a Comedy Night fundraiser. During the first hour, those who attend will be entertained by professional comedians Kyle Browrigg and Tamara Shevon. The mic will then open to the audience for the second hour, giving local residents a chance to show off their talents.
Tickets are $50 per person or $450 for a table of nine. For further details, to purchase tickets via etransfer or pre-register your talent for the show, email zkresilience21@gmail.com.

SATURDAY

Georgetown Farmers’ Market, Sept. 24  from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in downtown Georgetown: Shop every Saturday morning from a mix of vendors that offer farm produce, culturally diverse food and products, hand-crafted jewelry, soaps, candles and more. 

Tour the Hills, Sept. 24 starting at 8:30 a.m. at Trafalgar Sports Park: The charity cycling event is introducing a new 20-km route this year for more novice participants, meaning families with kids can help raise money for Cancer Assistance Services of Halton Hills. There are also 40-km, 75-km and 100-km routes. The deadline to register is today (Sept. 22). For further details, visit http://www.tourthehills.ca.

Acton EarlyON open house, Sept. 24 from 9 a.m. to noon at 85 Wallace St., Acton: Find out more about the free services offered to parents and children at the EarlyON Child and Family Centre. There’ll be a bouncy castle, face painting, balloons and popcorn.

Drop-in Family Story Time at the Halton Hills Public Library, Georgetown and Acton branches, Sept. 24 at 10 a.m.: Explore new themes each week through stories, rhymes, and songs. No registration is required. 

Chocolate Bar Bingo Night, Sept. 24 at 6:30 p.m. at the Roxy Centre, downtown Acton: Grab your favourite chocolate bar and head down to the Roxy Centre for a night of Bingo fun. Children’s bingo begins at 6:30 p.m., followed by all ages at 7:30 p.m. Coffee and treats will be available. Call 306-681-4554 or email theroxycentre@gmail.com to register.

SUNDAY

Walk or Run for Georgetown Hospital, Sept. 25 starting at 9 a.m. at the Gellert Community Centre: The major fundraiser for the hospital is back in one location for the first time since the pandemic started. Festivities kick off at 9 a.m., followed by the Walk or Run at 10:30 a.m. on the trails surrounding the Gellert Centre. There will also be food and an on-site vendor market. For further details or to register, visit ghfwalkrun.ca.

Cruising for Care classic car show, Sept. 25 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Georgetown Market Place: Bennett Village is teaming up with Georgetown Market Place and Street Classics Cruise to host its fall edition of the Cruising for Care classic car show. The show will feature over 200 classic cars, oldies music, raffles, a 50/50 draw, activities and more. Funds raised will be used to support the well-being of Bennett Centre residents. Admission is free, but donations are welcomed.