Tag Archives: Ontario

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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Tractor Pull Thunder in Oxford County

If you and your little tike love heavy equipment and mighty machines, then you’ll have a blast at Oxford County’s tractor and truck pulls this season.  For those who have never been to a pull, you can expect a great … Continue reading

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Flagon Slayer: The Fairest Gruit in All the Land

Flagon Slayer is a beer that really makes you feel medieval. Prepared by Railway City Brewing Company in partnership with Wildflowers Tea to be featured at Oxford Renaissance Festival, Flagon Slayer is a gruit beer. This means that the beer … Continue reading

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Oxford Renaissance Festival: Unleash Your Inner Dragon Slayer

Huzzah! The Oxford Renaissance Festival brings out the inner warrior in all those who visit. With live professional performers, hilarious comedy and a tournament put on by the International Jousting Association, there is something for everyone and not just enthusiasts … Continue reading

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Tastings: Oxford’s Local Cocktail Party

Each May, spring forward to a new season of delicious local flavours at the  Annual Tastings event hosted by Big Brothers Big Sisters of Woodstock & District Association. The community comes together for this culinary event with over 25 participating local … 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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10 fun maple-y shopping finds!

March is the month of maple but syrup should not be the only thing on your shopping list! The rich sweetness that our fabulous Canadian maple products are known for has crept its way into all sorts of fun, quirky … Continue reading

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Spring tastings in Oxford County

Looking for a little comfort food with a side of maple? It’s a sure sign of spring in Oxford County when you get to sample some of the best maple inspired dishes from local restaurants and maple farms. During the … Continue reading

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Tap into some good old-fashioned fun

If you’re looking for a sweet time this March, then head to McCully’s Hill Farm.  Each year, McCully’s Hill Farm hosts  Maple Syrup Festival weekends. The fun and the syrup flows for all ages at McCully’s Hill Maple Syrup Festival … Continue reading

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SixThirtyNine Casual Fine Dining

Even more foodies from Chicago, Detroit, and Toronto will be driving down Peel Street in Woodstock to dine at SixThirtyNine as they are the latest Ontario restaurant to receive FeastON accreditation. Chef Eric Boyar along with his mother Pauline Bucek … Continue reading

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