Tag Archives: Oxford County

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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Fun and Competition at the Embro Highland Games

Can you hear the sound of hundreds of drummers and pipers marching en masse to a Celtic rhythm? If you can then the Embro Highland Games are for you. The Embro Highland Games first began in 1856 when the Embro Highland Society was formed. … 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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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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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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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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Southside Park

When spring is in full bloom, Woodstock’s historic Southside Park is a sight to behold. Charming walkways with decorative lighting fixtures meander through the manicured grounds of Southside.  Stop to admire the gorgeous flowering magnolias, cherry and crabapple trees during … Continue reading

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