Category Archives: Outdoor Fun

Ride Don’t Hide 2016: Cycle for Mental Illness

On Sunday June 26th, cyclists will ride through Oxford County in Ride Don’t Hide 2016.  This ride aims to raise awareness and reduce the stigma surrounding mental illness and suicide in Canada.  Ride Don’t Hide is a country-wide event with … Continue reading

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Feel the beat and have a treat!

Oxford County is your summer destination for all things culinary and music.Whether you are looking to get your hands dirty milking a cow or sit back and enjoy talented folk artists while nibbling gourmet chocolates, Oxford County is a great … Continue reading

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Why you should take a fall colour tour in Southern Ontario

Discover what makes a fall colour tour in Southern Ontario so special. Continue reading

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Spend the Day in Tillsonburg

There was a time when Tillsonburg was synonymous with tobacco but gone are the days when  you expected to find field after field of tobacco crops and people with funny titles like primers and fluffers.  Today, Tillsonburg has adapted into … Continue reading

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Autumn in Oxford County: Sticky, scary and just plain fun

This fall, Oxford County is prepared to scare, entertain and fill your tummy! If you don’t believe us, check out these great farm attractions in the area.  From fresh maple syrup on tap to the best county corn mazes, Oxford … Continue reading

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Spring at its Finest: VanHoucke’s Country Garden Nursery

Nestled back on a quiet lot on Ostrander Road, VanHoucke’s Country Garden Nursery is just the right size for Anne VanHoucke and her husband Roger.  For those who have never visited before, keep your eyes peeled for the signs on … Continue reading

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Some Like it Hot: Van Dyk’s Greenhouses’ Hot Peppers

Some like it hot.  At Van Dyk’s Greenhouses, they like it scorching!  As a family-owned and operated business, Van Dyk’s Greenhouses has provided Oxford County with fresh vegetables, perennials, annuals and shrubs grown on site since 1980.  Owners Di and … Continue reading

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Ingersoll Cheesey Playground on Giver

Rolling in cheese, squishing your way through a whole of brie – the dream of every mouse, right?  That and every child, too. This dream is a reality now in Ingersoll where children’s TV show Giver and local volunteers just … Continue reading

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Van Dyk’s Greenhouses – Exceptional in Products and Service

For over 30 years Van Dyk’s Greenhouses has been supplying Oxford County residences with amazing arrangements, hanging baskets, planters and annuals/perennials.  From the heart of Oxford County, they create beautiful and unique arrangements out in time for Mother’s Day each … Continue reading

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Trillium Walks

What is better than taking a refreshing, energizing walk in the spring? Taking a walk among thousands of trilliums in full bloom! The trillium is a perennial herb that grows from rhizomes and is native to both North America and … Continue reading

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