Aldershot Players, Theatre Burlington, Tottering Biped and Drury Lane Theatre host wonderful local productions throughout the year.
The Burlington Performing Arts Centre hosts internationally renowned artists and local performances year round including a summer concert series on the plaza. In the summer enjoy free Concerts in the Park featuring local musicians such as Burlington’s own Teen Tour Band at one of the beautiful outdoor locations.
Burlington is close to the urban buzz of Toronto, yet surrounded by the tranquil beauty of parks, gardens and its downtown waterfront. LOCATION – the centre of the Golden Horseshoe, only 45 minute drive to Niagara or Toronto. GOLFERS’ PARADISE – 9 courses in Burlington, 42 in the Region, and yes, winter golf is available at some locations. BEST TRAILS – for walking, hiking, skiing, jogging, cross-country and cycling including the Bruce Trail. THRIVING ARTS SCENE – the Art Gallery of Burlington and the stunning Burlington Performing Arts Centre plus numerous cultural events. HISTORY & HERITAGE – walking tours, museums, heritage homes, and more. A CITY THAT CELEBRATES – home to so many free festivals featuring music and great food and this year lots of Canada 150 celebrations. A GREEN CITY – an urban oasis of green parks, tree-lined streets, a waterfront playground, forests, farms, the Niagara Escarpment and the breathtaking Royal Botanical Gardens. #1 BEST MID-SIZED CANADIAN CITY TO LIVE – Money Sense Magazine. GEOGRAPHY – Nestled between Lake Ontario and the Niagara Escarpment, a UNESCO World Biosphere. WATER – A Spectacular, Accessible Waterfront in all seasons.
Variety is the spice of life For the outdoor adventurers, you can hike the Bruce Trail, scale the limestone cliffs of the Niagara Escarpment, or cycle through our scenic rural or city routes.
Celebrate the holiday season and sip hot chocolate as you walk through the Festival of Lights in Spencer Smith Park on the downtown waterfront. The sweetness of Mother Nature launches spring in Burlington with the Maple Syrup Festival at Bronte Creek Provincial Park and Mountsberg Conservation Area. The waterfront and downtown come to life with the annual Sound of Music Festival, Canada’s largest free music festival kicks off our summer during the week leading up to Father’s Day.
It’s the season to engage your sense of smell and sight with the effervescent lilacs, daffodils and thousands of tulip blooms, all bursting into colour at the Royal Botanical Gardens. Stroll the downtown streets, lakeside boardwalk or Waterfront Trail.
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Nearly 20 specialty retailers downtown are offering a special discount of 20 percent off a single item. All proceeds benefit Walsh University Women’s Committee Scholarships. Friends of the Stark County District Library Book Sale The Friends of the Stark County District Library is having a book sale from 10 a.m. at the north end of the main library parking lot and in the Mc Kinley Room in the main library. for a workshop taught by local artists or museum staff. If you’re unsure whether you’re registered to vote, check the website. CSO Pops: The Music of Bowie & Prince David Bowie and Prince are two of the greatest pop/glam/rock enigmas in music history. Veterans Day Train Ride Climb aboard for this two-hour complimentary train ride to honor our veterans. ‘A Football Life’—Jim Brown Showcasing the lives and careers of legendary players, coaches and executives, NFL Films examines the untold stories of the most influential NFL icons with unprecedented access in “A Football Life.” This film tells the story of how Jim Brown’s legacy is forever intertwined in the fabric of NFL history. CMA Uncorked: Canton Charge Special Event Not only will you enjoy wine, music and friends while creating a fun Canton Charge original painting, but Pozzie the mascot will drop in to check your progress, too. You’ll enjoy delicious food and browse through the most unique crafts, all while supporting your local artists. This annual Thanksgiving weekend event gives you a unique opportunity to shop local and handmade. Free parking is available on the street and in the main library parking deck.
On November 5, trains depart from Howe Meadow at 6, , 7, and 8 p.m. facebook.com/downtowncantonsid Head to downtown Canton for some shopping and saving. Drop in at the Massillon Museum anytime between noon and 2 p.m. starkcountyohio.gov/board-of-elections Make your vote count this year. Cleveland Monsters The Cleveland Monsters are at Quicken Loans Arena to play against the Chicago Wolves, Milwaukee Admirals and Grand Rapids Griffins. The cost is per person for each session, and tickets are nonrefundable and nontransferable. Small Business Saturday Shop small business at Hartville Marketplace’s 2016 Small Business Saturday event. Crafty Mart The Rubber City’s longest-running indie handmade market takes place at the Akron Art Museum, Summit Artspace and Musica.
Ideally located between Toronto and Niagara, Burlington is the perfect destination for day trips & drives where you can enjoy a variety of attractions, shopping, dining as well as, scenic drives along the waterfront and rural areas.
Art and Horticulture Enthusiasts Escape to paradise and explore Canada’s largest botanical garden, the Royal Botanical Gardens and enjoy 2,700 acres of nature sanctuaries, 23 km of hiking trails, outdoor display gardens with spectacular seasonal shows of lilacs, tulips, iris, roses and fall colours along with many special events.