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Celebrate the Harvest in Rideau Lakes

Photo: Delta Harvest Festival, provided by the Delta Agricultural Society 

The nights are getting cooler and that can only mean one thing… harvest season is coming! Celebrate the harvest in Rideau Lakes with these exciting seasonal events.


Moon Valley Farms Apple Orchard - Opens September 14

Fresh apples and cider for the season. Located at 3357 Hwy 15, near Elgin. Watch Facebook for updates. https://www.facebook.com/MoonValleyFarms/

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Lombardy Agricultural Society Poultry Show - Sunday, September 11

The Lombardy Poultry & Critter Meet is an annual event in September where you can purchase poultry, waterfowl, turkeys and more. There are also craft vendors and country goods. Learn more at the following Facebook page link: https://www.facebook.com/groups/945303898983289


Lombardy Barn Dance - Saturday, September 17

Barn Dance & BBQ Dinner, Silent & Live Auction AND Live Entertainment by DoubleBack at the Lombardy Agricultural Barn. Enjoy a Hip of Beef dinner with homemade desserts. There is a shuttle from Nearby Smiths Falls and Free Dry Camping is available.  Learn more at the following link: https://www.lombardyfair.ca/whats-happening.html


Demolition Derby - Saturday, October 15

Lombardy Agricultural Society's 2nd Annual LAS Fall Classic Demo at the Lombardy Fair Grounds. Smash-it-up fun for the whole family!


Dinner & Dance - Saturday, October 22

Help cure SMA by attending the Little Rock Farm Dinner & Dance Fundraiser at the Lombardy Agricultural Hall. Tickets are $35. Learn more at the following Facebook page link: 


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Demo Derby Poster

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Delta Harvest Festival - September 24

There will be lots of fun and activities during Delta's annual Harvest Festival, held on the last Saturday in Septenber each year in beautiful Delta Ontario. Reasons to get excited include: 

  • The Old Stone Mill will be open to the public. This National Histiric Site is worth the drive to Delta. 
  • New! What was the driveshed next door to the mill has been converted into a Blacksmith Shop. Celebrate the opening and view the new exhibits. 
  • New! A Hammering-In event will be held in the Blacksmith Shop, inviting Blacksmiths together and demonstrate their craft.
  • The Ginormous Book Sale will take place at Delta's Old Town Hall - canteen / public washrooms are available 
  • A Make-and-Take kits for kids
  • A Harvest Decorating Contest
  • Craft vendors at the Delta Fair Grounds
  • A Car Show at the Fair Grounds 
  • Jeff Code & Silver Wings concert at the Fair Grounds
  • A yard sale at St. Pauls Community Centre on King Street 
  • Viist the Delta Fire Hall Museum next door the Public Library 
  • Curbside Farmer's Market & Vendors
  • Music at the Russell Gazebo

While in Delta, visit the new Bastard Coffee House and Zipper Thrift Co. Family Boutique loacted in the Jubilee Block. Learn more at the following link:  https://www.deltaontario.com/festivals


Delta Harvest Festival Old Stone Mill credit Delta Agricultural Society permission from William Morris June 2022 Events

Events Harvest Festival Delta Mill Baking permission from William Morris in 2022 credit to Delta Agricultural Society

Events Harvest Festival Delta Fair Car Show permission from William Morris in 2022 credir Delta Agricultural Society




Festival of Small Halls 

The Ontario Festival of Small Halls is about sharing a love of music in a beloved place. Brought to you by the Team Behind Bluesfest, the Festival of Small Halls brings exceptional Canadian musicians to small venues across Eastern Ontario. The Old Town Hall in Delta will again open its doors for an unforgettable night of music in 2022!  

Friday, October 7 | Charlie A’Court | Chaffey’s Lock Community Hall, Elgin, ON

Friday, October 14 | Irish Mythen & Willie Stratton | Elgin United Church, Elgin, ON

Saturday, October 15 | The Barra MacNeils | Delta Old Town Hall, Delta, ON

Sunday, October 23 | Angelique Francis Quartet | Morton HallLyndhurst, ON

See the full schedule and buy tickets at the following link: https://ontariosmallhalls.com/festival-info/2022-fall-schedule/

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New! Oktoberfest Fundraiser Dinner - Saturday, October 22


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Saturday October 22nd

4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

South Elmsley Hall, 441 HWY 15, Smiths Falls

Valley Butcher Oktoberfest sausage on bun, salad & drink -  $15/person

Children's Meal - hotdog, chips & drink - $5

Cash Bar 

Takeout Available

For tickets call or text June:

613 797-4096 or Tom: 613 797-4750




Cloud 9 Electronic Music and Eco-Art Festival - September 10

This new outdoor music festival is poised to attract 2,000 people this weekend as a fundraiser for the programs and operations of No. 9 Gardens. 
The festival runs from 11 a.m. until 1 a.m. at 1516 Summers Road, featuring nine performances by young, up and coming artists from across Canada. A variety of local food, drink and small sustainable businesses are participating as vendors. 

The Eco Art Festival, taking place at the same site, displays the incredible works of eight visual artists, who have constructed installations along a trail through the 40 acre property. 

No.9 Gardens, launched in 2018, in partnership with Dunin-Deshpande Queen’s Innovation Centre, is a hands-on teaching facility created to empower youth to lead a revolution in
building resilient communities. Ongoing programming focusses on growing one’s own food, off the grid living, and immersing oneself in nature. Source: Review Mirror September 8, 2022.

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