August 2022

99th Annual Buxton Homecoming Weekend Sept. 2-5/22

Posted on Aug 30, 2022

Visitors come from far and wide to experience the Black History in Chatham-Kent and visit some of the original sites and destinations of the slaves who arrived via the Underground Railway and settled in this area of Chatham-Kent in the mid 1800's. Those courageous individuals faced unthinkable hardships and made the journey determined to get their...

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Wallacebug To Be Home of the Newest  CK Craft Brewery

Posted on Aug 22, 2022 in Chatham-Kent Attractions

Craft Breweries are certainly popular today in Chatham-Kent and in many other communities we have visited this summer. We are fortunate here in this area to have Bayside in Erieau, Sons of Kent in Chatham and the Red Barn Brewing south of Charing Cross. They all have their own unique blends and I am sure you will find your favorite at each of the l...

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Wallaceburg Wambo is Back This Weekend Aug. 12-14/22 

Posted on Aug 10, 2022 in Chatham-Kent Events

Classic Car

This coming weekend August 12-14th, is the 33rd Annual Wallaceburg Wambo. We are winding down in our line-up of Classic Car Events for Chatham-Kent. There are just 3 left for the year. The series starting with Chatham Retro Weekend in May and finishes with two more events on September 10th, the Art Kemp Memorial Car Show in Thamesville and the last...

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Josiah Henson Museum of African-American History

Posted on Aug 08, 2022 in Chatham-Kent Events

Josiah Henson Museum of African-Canadian History

History was made with the Renaming of Uncle Tom’s Cabin site near Dresden. It has been a long time coming but finally the spotlight is on the historical figure who deserves to be honoured, Josiah Henson. The settlement will now be known as The Josiah Henson Museum of African-Canadian History. Henson worked tirelessly to provide a safe environment f...

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Erieau Art on the Boulevard August 5/2023

Posted on Aug 01, 2022 in Chatham-Kent Events

Erieau Resort

This great event is back  on Saturday August 5/9-4 P.M. and one we look forward to. My wife and I love this event and try not to miss it. As I have explained in past blogs, I grew up in Erieau as my parents had a cottage on the Bay. It still feels like home to me and brings back some great memories. Some of the same families are still there in summe...

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Busy Weekend in CK Aug. 5-6/22

Posted on Aug 01, 2022 in Chatham-Kent Events

This coming weekend is another fun packed one in our area. With Covid restrictions over, this summer has been a busy one and there has been something for everyone. August 5-6 weekend is no exception.
If you are a car buff, you will not want to miss the Bothwell Optimist Old Auto Car Show and Flea Market. Bothwell Car Show PosterThis is one of Canada's largest one day shows...

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