Celebrate Canada Day in Highlands East
Celebrate Canada Day by exploring the communities of Highlands East. Enjoy music, food, games, historical displays and so much more. Get your passport stamped at each location to receive a ballot for $100 in gift certificates to be drawn before the fireworks in Gooderham.
At 9:00AM start the day with breakfast at the Cardiff Legion ($5) and check out a display of local history at the Cardiff Country Store. Open house at the Fire Hall
10:00AM at the Highland Grove Community Centre, children can join a scavenger hunt, paint a stone and make a bird feeder. Displays of pine needle baskets, painted paddles, and taxidermy animals and music lessons. Refreshments served. The fire department will be present with equipment.
At 12:00PM join in singing O Canada with the raising of the flag ceremony at the Wilberforce Red Cross Outpost. There will be live entertainment followed by free sandwiches and cake, open house at the Fire Hall and horse drawn wagon rides.
Go to the curling club at 1:00PM for a variety of big games and Rocks & Rings.
Come to Tory Hill at 3:00PM for first hand history with storytelling by colourful local residents.
At 4:00PM finish the day in Gooderham with live entertainment, cake and refreshments, BBQ, face painting, fossil display, children’s program, Irondale display, open house at the Fire Hall and grand finale fireworks!