Waterdown Scarecrow, Treat and Pet Walk
When: October 9 – October 31, 2020
Where: Waterdown Village
The Scarecrows are back! Look for more than 70 scarecrows, 10 Scavenger Hunt clues and Bonus Treat Walk clues at participating businesses for chances to WIN great prizes! Vote for your favourite scarecrow to enter the draw for 1 of 2 $200 Shopping Spree prizes, decorate a scarecrow at HOME & DM (direct message) photos to @waterdownbia Facebook or Instagram to enter for a BONUS $150 Shopping Spree prize and much more. Fun for the whole family (including your furbabies!). For more information, please click here.
Drummond Manor Community Farmers’ Market
When: Saturdays Until October 17, 2020
Time: 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
Where: Drummond Farms/Drummond Manor, 69 Concession 5 Road East, Waterdown
Come join the community at Drummond Manor for their Community Farmers’ Market. The market will feature seasonal produce, fresh baked goods, specialty products and so much more. The market runs on Saturdays, 8am – 1pm, until October.
Westfield Heritage Village Historical Tours
Where: Westfield Heritage Village, 1049 Kirkwall Road, Rockton, Flamborough
Each Sunday and holiday Monday, everyone is invited to take a self-directed tour that will lead you to a series of six predetermined locations in the village where you will meet with Westfield Heritage Village’s friendly and knowledgeable costumed interpreters. Carefully planned with the most recent recommendations for health and safety in mind, these tours will provide the engaging, informative experiences that Westfield is known for. Step into Westfield’s one-of-a-kind historic architectural environments and learn about life in earlier times and places in Ontario through multi-sensory experiences and demonstrations.
Freelton Lions Friday Night Food Truck Drive-Thru
What: Friday Nights in October
Time: 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Where: Freelton United Church Parking Lot, 10 Douglas Pl, Freelton
Every Friday Night until the end of October the Freelton Lions will be hosting Drive-Thru Food Truck Nights featuring weekly specials that you can take home to the family without leaving your car, hosted by the Freelton Lions Club. Proceeds are distributed to local charities and community projects. Pre-Orders will also be available up to the day before. All COVID-19 protocols will be in place and strictly enforced. Come out and support our community it will be worth the drive.
Waterdown Secondary Plan Virtual Public Meeting
When: Thursday October 15, 2020
Time: 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Live Virtual Meeting
Staff are holding a live virtual public meeting on Thursday October 15, 2020 from 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm to provide an overview presentation of Phase 2 of the Waterdown Community Node Secondary Plan Study, answer questions and present project materials. Feedback will be used to develop the vision for how the Waterdown core should evolve in the future, and to create specific policies and directions to implement that vision.
You can participate online or by phone. To register for the meeting and submit your questions in advance, visit engage.hamilton.ca/waterdownnode
Waterdown Autumn Handmade Market and Craft Show
When: Saturday October 17, 2020
Time: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Where: Connon Nurseries, 656 Robson Road, Waterdown
The Waterdown Autumn craft show is a go for 2020- shop the outdoor space on Saturday October 17 from 9am – 4pm at Connon Nurseries, 656 Robson Road. This year’s event will feature approximately 25 unique Artisans. Huge thank you to @connonnurseries for sharing your space with us, and supporting the arts at Guy B. Brown.
Waterdown Transportation Management Plan Virtual Public Meeting
When: Wednesday October 21, 2020
Time: 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Where: Live Virtual Meeting
There will be a LIVE virtual public meeting on Wednesday, October 21, 2020, from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm to gather feedback from residents on the Waterdown Transportation Management Plan. The project team will provide an overview presentation of the project and answer your questions. Individuals can participate online or by phone. Pre-registration is required and can be done online.
Visit the project website at the link above anytime from October 14 to November 11, 2020, to view the information display panels. A comment form will be available until midnight on November 11.
Flamborough Volunteer Appreciation Virtual Event
When: Thursday October 22, 2020
Where: Flamborough Connects (Zoom)
Join Flamborough Connects and local Flamborough agencies, service clubs and organizations in celebrating the communities dedicated volunteers. The evening will include the presentation of the 3nd Annual Senior Volunteer of the Year Award, musical talent, drive by swag bags and door prizes to be won! Tickets can be purchased online. For more details, contact Holly at Flamborough Connects 905-689-7880.
Flamborough Chili Fest 2020
When: Friday October 23 – Sunday October 25, 2020
Where: Participating Restaurants around Flamborough / Waterdown:
Bo’s Sports Bar
Boston Pizza – Waterdown
Chef Nina’s Creative Kitchen
COBS Bread – Waterdown
Earth to Table Bread Bar on Locke
Soups from Me to You
Stuffed. Handcrafted Perogies
West Avenue Cider House
This October 23-25, enjoy delicious, local Flamborough Chili Fest specials at the above restaurants and businesses in support of the Flamborough Women’s Resource Centre (FWRC). How many can you visit during the 3-day event to support Flamborough women with or without children who experience abuse, violence, human trafficking or trauma? They need you more than ever! This great event has been long-standing in the community, and we hope you’ll continue to support it in this new COVID-friendly way. Thank you to COGECO for being a major sponsor. Follow Flamborough Chili Fest on Facebook and watch for details, Chili Fest Specials announcements and more leading up to the weekend event. In the event of provincial COVID-19 changes, please do take out Chili to support FWRC.
West Avenue Cider House Chili Fest Pop-Up Event
When: Saturday October 24 – Sunday October 25, 2020
Where: West Avenue Cider House, 84 Concession 8 East, Flamborough
Enjoy delicious cider that’s been awarded Best Cider in Ontario for several years running and Chili Fest specials from local vendors at the West Avenue Cider House Chili Fest Pop-Up event Saturday October 24 – Sunday October 25. Running alongside Flamborough Chili Fest, funds raised will go to Interval House of Hamilton in support of the Flamborough Women’s Resource Centre. Please help us support the Flamborough women with or without children who experience abuse, violence, human trafficking or trauma. They need you more than ever!
Live Stream: Waterdown Remembrance Day Service
When: Wednesday November 11, 2020
Time: 10:45 am
The Waterdown Legion will be holding a service starting at 10:45 am on November 11 2020, however this service WILL NOT be open to the public to ensure a safe and welcoming environment for our local Veterans. The Legion team will live stream the service. Please check www.waterdownlegion.ca the first week of November for the details.
Although the service is not open to the public, this is a day for Veterans. If any Veteran would like to attend, please contact Bob Thomas (905) 690-8603 firstname.lastname@example.org by noon on November 10 and advise if someone will be accompanying the Veteran.