July 2023

Erieau Art on the Boulvard August 5/2023

Posted on Jul 31, 2023

This great event is back this coming Saturday, August 5/2022 from 9 A.M. until 4 P.M. It is 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...

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Emancipation Day Celebrations Saturday July 29/2023

Posted on Jul 24, 2023 in Chatham-Kent Events

Josiah Hensen Museum

Emancipation Day commemorates August 1, 1834 when the Slavery Abolition Act came into effect freeing over 800,000 Africans and their descendants across the British Empire. The act ensured Canada as a free territory for enslaved people from the U.S .
The Historical Site and Museum located at the Dawn Settlement in Dresden was originally named after t...

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Summer Concerts Returned to Tecumseh Park

Posted on Jul 17, 2023 in Chatham-Kent Events

Free Summer Concerts in Chatham
Great Entertainment In Our Own Backyard
Tecumseh Park Chatham

Chatham-Kent is the affordable lifestyle community. If you enjoy good music and are looking for some great weekly entertainment, Chatham has it covered. Starting the last Wednesday in June the Chatham Concert band resumed their free Concert series taking place Wednesday evenings...

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Blenheim Cherry Fest July 13-15/23

Posted on Jul 13, 2023 in Chatham-Kent Events

Blenheim Cherry Fest Talbot St.

This exciting yearly event will be power packed with lots to see and do for the whole family. It takes place this weekend in downtown Blenheim, the delightful little community located in Chatham-Kent July 13-15. If you have never visited, you are in for a treat. My wife and I love to wander the main street with its interesting stores and stop for l...

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Mitchell's Bay Annual Car Show Returns July 15/23

Posted on Jul 10, 2023 in Chatham-Kent Events

Mitchell's Bay
Chatham-Kent is the Classic Car Capitol of Canada and has many Classic Car Events during the summer months. This weekend is one you do not want to miss. This year marks the 10th anniversary of the Mitchell's Bay Antique Car, Truck, Motorcycle and Tractor Show. As a special treat the first 100 participants will receive a 5 X 7 in. dash plaque for th...

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Mitchell's Bay Open Bass Tournament Returns July 7-8/2023

Posted on Jul 04, 2023 in Chatham-Kent Events

Mitchell's Bay Marina
This popular Chatham-Kent event is fast becoming the largest bass tournament in the country and this year promises to be bigger and better. The Canadian Tire Mitchell’s Bay Open Bass Tournament will take place this year the weekend of July 7-8 and will feature 190 anglers and 95 boats.  The Mitchell’s Bay Marine Park plays host to the weigh-ins and...

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