9 things to do in Halton this week

1. Oakville Arts Studio is hosting its opening night of the 9th Anniversary Art Exhibit on June 7 from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. Students within Oakville Arts Studio, from toddlers to seniors, created all of the artwork; there will be artwork ranging from paintings, sketching, printmaking, mixed media and much more. The event will be help at Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre on 2302 Bridge Rd., in Oakville.

2. Downtown Oakville will be hosting its 45th annual Sidewalk Sale all weekend long. Beginning on June 7 and running until June 10, the event runs six blocks downtown Oakville filled with deals. The event runs from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m. all weekend.

3. Learn more about how perfectionist thinking can be problematic for your business. Guest speaker Dr. Maja Jovanovich, sociologist, author and guest expert on CTV’s The Social will be speaking on how to work through perfectionism. The event is running at 4250 South Service Rd., Burlington from 7:45 a.m. until 9 a.m.

4. The Oakville Gallery at Centennial Square will be hosting their annual juried art show from June 8-17. The event works towards supporting local artists and showcasing their work. There will be up to 50 pieces on display. The event begins on June 8 and runs from 9:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. At 120 Navy St., Oakville.

5. Milton is bringing a food-filled weekend to town with the Mac and Cheese festival. Running all weekend from on June 8 until June 10, the event will include over 50 different chef made Mac and Cheeses. In addition to the delicious treats, there will be rides including Ferris wheels, carousels and bouncy castles. Early bird weekend passes are $10; early bird one-day passes are $7, or $15 at the door. Kids under 12 get in for free. Running at the Milton Fairgrounds on 126 Robert St. from 6 p.m. until 7 p.m.

6. The Lowville Festival is back in Milton this weekend. The lineup begins with Sarah Harmer, a Milton singer-songwriter returning to her hometown for her first concert in years. She performs at St. George’s Hall, tickets range between $50-$60. The next day, Ben Heppner will hit the stage with the Lowville Festival Choir. The new group will perform theatre favourites, and folksongs. Performing at St. George’s Hall tickets range between $50-$60. The event runs from 7:30 until 10:30 at St. George’s Anglican Church at 7051 Guelph Line.

7. The Sound of Music Festival kicks-off this weekend with their paid shows. Beginning on June 9 at 1 p.m. with popular 2000’s bands such as the All-American Rejects and Simple Plan. The festival runs from June 9 until June 17 at Spencer Smith Park at 1400 Lakeshore Rd., Burlington.

8. Gear-up for gardening season with Ontario Hosta Society Annual Bus Tour. Touring around five garden spots in Halton Hills, and including a stop to purchase some new planting materials. Running on June 10 from 8 a.m. until 7 p.m. at 7856 Fifth Line South, Halton Hills. Tickets are $40.

9.  Founded by two 10-year-old girls in 2015, Kids’ Run for Nature is a national 1 km, 3 km, and 5 km run to prevent wildlife loss. The event is opening to all ages for $12.50 on June 10 from 8 a.m. until 11 p.m.

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