Category: Arts & Culture

Purple Flowers at Plant Paradise Country Gardens

Top 10 Things to Do in Caledon

Nestled between the Credit and Humber rivers, Caledon is a charming town. With a relatively newer history, the town and area surrounding it are full of fun activities to partake in. Here is Central Counties Tourism’s the top 10 things to do in Caledon, Ontario. 1. Martha’s Place Visit this themed-room shop and find something Read More

Things to Do in Historic Newmarket

In 1795, John Graves Simcoe took a trail along the Humber River that led him to the town we now call Newmarket. He started construction of Yonge Street, which ran along the trail he had taken, establishing the town. Newmarket is now a bustling area with the historic Main Street still intact. Here are the Read More

Top Things to Do in Historic Unionville

Unionville’s Main Street, settled in 1794, is the ultimate in picturesque charm. Lined with seasonal decor and flowers, original historical buildings, and a pond at the end of the street, many find themselves strolling the streets, ice cream in hand on a lazy Sunday afternoon. With a nod to some films that have used the Read More

interior shot of Blue Heron Books

Top Things to do in Historic Uxbridge

Not too far outside the GTA lies the historic main street of Uxbridge. Having undergone a recent restoration, revitalization, and facelift, Brock Street is bustling with action. Feel the small town charm with these top 10 things to do in historic Uxbridge! Start your tour of the town with a gourmet cup of coffee in Read More

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Markets in Central Counties

When looking for the perfect gift for the holidays, the typical cookie-cutter, store-bought items don’t always do justice to the special person whom you are buying for. Thinking outside the box, and picking up a really unique gift goes much further in expressing your sentiments. Check out some of these great markets in Central Counties Read More

Winter Poetry

A Poem to Get You Through Winter

There is nothing better in the heart of winter than visiting a museum or art gallery and taking in some wonderful artistic creations. To inspire you to head up to Ontario’s Central Counties to check out all the arts and culture it offers, we thought a winter poem was in order. Even in freezing temperatures, Read More

Shopping in Ontario's Central Counties

Post-Holiday Shopping

Well, the craziness of the holidays has finally come to an end. The gifts have been unwrapped, the lights are down, and your fridge is filled with leftovers. Whether you spent the last two weeks living at the mall, or dashed in with minutes to spare to pick up whatever gifts you could, the holiday Read More

Museum hosting History on a Plate

History On A Plate

On November 22nd the Whitchurch-Stouffville Museum and Community Centre is hosting History on a Plate.  Liz Driver from Campbell House Museum will illuminate how food and history go hand in hand as culinary creations help us learn more about the history of people. The event will demonstrate how food can make history sizzle in Ontario Read More

Alton Mills Art Center

Open Your Mind To The World Of Art

Ontario’s Central Counties is the spot for art lovers to come embrace culture, celebrate creativity, and appreciate originality. Open up your mind by checking out one of the fantastic galleries Ontario’s Central Counties has to offer. There is so much to gain from experiencing art and culture and everyone takes away something different. Dive right Read More

Headwaters Stable Tour

Headwaters Welcomes You to Horse Country

Two Upcoming Events Welcome You to Horse Country The beautiful rivers, green pastures and swooping valleys of Headwaters have become a go-to destination for everything equestrian in the province of Ontario. When you journey through the hills of King, Caledon, Erin and Dufferin County you’ll find some of Canada’s top equestrian coaching and training facilities, Read More