Check out Bob’s Top 5!
1. Maple Syrup Festivals!
a) Campbellville: Maple Town. Come see how sap is magically transformed into sweet, sticky syrup. Learn the secrets of making maple candy and try some free samples. Enjoy piping hot pancakes smothered in fresh maple syrup outdoors and enjoy a free wagon ride. Saturday and Sunday 10-4PM (and during March break) http://bit.ly/2G7tAhw
b) Rockton: Maple Syrup Festival. Bring your family and friends for some springtime fun at the Maple Syrup Festival, there’s so much to see and do! Learn how maple syrup was made in the early and mid-19th century and then enjoy a short walk into the woods to Westfield’s sugar shack. There you can try a taste of Westfield’s very own maple syrup, made in a modern evaporator and don’t forget to enjoy a fun wagon ride drawn by an antique tractor. Sunday 10-4pm Westfield Heritage Village. http://bit.ly/2oXPxYe
c) Burlington: Maple Syrup Festival. Enjoy a guided tour of Maple Lane, where interpreters costumed for the 1890’s demonstrate different historical ways of collecting and making maple syrup. The tour ends in the middle of Spruce Lane Farm where you can learn how to make fresh maple sugar or enjoy a stick of delicious maple taffy before visiting the various farm animals in the yard. And what’s a Maple Syrup Festival without a pancake meal? Hop on a wagon that will take you to the Pancake House where you can enjoy fresh, hot pancakes and sausages with pure maple syrup. Saturday and Sunday 10:30-3PM (and during March break) http://bit.ly/1UgsAL8
2) Simcoe: Norfolk Wildlife Festival & Adventure Show. Come celebrate nature! See wildlife up close. Enjoy amazing wildlife shows, the Images Puppet show, Let’s Talk Science and many others. There is free rock climbing, and there are pony rides available. It’s March break fun for the whole family! Saturday 9-6PM and Sunday 10-5PM Norfolk County Fairgrounds. http://bit.ly/2oVcjjM
3. Hamilton: Men Are From Mars – Women Are From Venus LIVE!, is a one-man fusion of theatre and stand-up, and is a light-hearted theatrical comedy based on the New York Times #1 best-selling book of the last decade by John Gray. Moving swiftly through a series of vignettes, the show covers everything from dating and marriage to the bedroom. Saturday: 8PM The Studio (First Ontario Place) http://bit.ly/2tjIWx1
4. Waterloo: Skate Night – Date Night (special “Spring Fling” menu) Start off at The Benchwarmer with a three course meal, then skate away the evening on the Carolyn Fedy rink, RIM Park accompanied by live musicians. The price includes a delicious meal, 2 skate admissions, 2 hot chocolate vouchers, and live entertainment. Saturday 7-10PM Rim Park. http://bit.ly/1iLUuvI
5. Burlington: Che Malambo (Argentinian Dance) Malambo is a dynamic blend of precision footwork, rhythmic stomping, drumming and song which originated in the 17th century in the South American pampas. It evolved from competitive duels amongst the Argentine gaucho (South American cowboy) that tested agility, strength and dexterity. Saturday: Burlington Performing Arts Centre. 8PM http://bit.ly/2D5wDUJ