Special Activities

Aldershot Area Sites

Bayview Cemetery
  • 10:30 – 10:45 AM | Scottish Bagpipe performance by Mandy Roveda
Union Burying Ground
  • 11:30 – 11:45 AM | Scottish Bagpipe performance by Mandy Roveda

Downtown Burlington Sites

Freeman Station
  • 10 AM – 4 PM | Burlington Family Photo, with artist Jodi Carr
    Be a model or a photographer in this interactive and hands on day long photography experience. The photographs will be printed and guests are then invited to attach their photo on a large framed canvas creating a “Burlington Family Photo”
Knox Presbytarian Church
  • 11 – 11:45 AM | Burlington New Millennium Orchestra Quintet, directed by Maestro Charles T. Cozens
  • 12 – 12:45 PM | Folk Music by John and Sheila Ludgate
  • 12:55 – 1:10 PM | Poetry Recital by Joan Eddie
  • 1:10 – 2:10 PM | Piano Performance by Andrea Battista and students
  • 1 – 3 PM | Water, Sun, and Sky
    Fine art photography and abstract painting display, with mixed media demonstration by Beth Bennett

East Burlington Sites

Halton Mosque and Halton Islamic Association
  • 1 – 4 PM | Fine art display, painting demonstration, and interactive children’s activity by Donna Grandin
  •  1 – 4 PM | Hands on Canada 150 card making activity and fine art display by Janet Horne Cozens

Lowville Area Sites

Lowville United Church
  • 11 AM – 1 PM | Ambient music played by Rosemary Jackson on piano
  • Between 1 and 3 PM | Musical Interlude with Lorretta Bailey, Michael Mulrooney and Friends, joined by the Southern Ontario Lyric Opera 

Nelson Area Sites

Ireland House Museum
  • 10:30 – 10:45 AM | Hoop Dance by Ryan Runearth
  • 11 – 11:30 AM | Singer/Songwriter, Charissa Pavlou 
  • 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM | Jazz Music by Sax ‘n Sync
  • 12:25 – 12:55 PM | Singer/Songwriter, Sarah Campbell Mills
  • 1 – 1:30 PM | Musical Performance by the Poacher Ukelele Band
  • 1:35 – 2:05 PM | Singer/Songwriter, Hayley Verrall
  • 2:10 – 2:25 PM | Hoop Dance by Ryan Runearth
  • 10 AM – 3 PM | Interactive paint pouring activity activity with Briar Emond
  • 10 AM – 3 PM | Henna Art and craft table by Rupal Oza
  • 1 – 2 PM | Interactive painting activity with Leah Verrall

Fire Station Doors Open

Burlington’s fire stations will be open for public tours to kick off Fire Prevention Week on Saturday, September 30th from 1 – 4 pm

  • Take part in family-friendly fire safety activities
  • Meet your local firefighters and watch live demos
  • Learn how to prevent fires at your home

Stop by your neighbourhood station or visit them all!

  • Station 1 – 1255 Fairview St. (Headquarters)
  • Station 2 – 2300 Upper Middle Rd.
  • Station 3 – 1044 Waterdown Rd.
  • Station 4 – 711 Appleby Line
  • Station 5 – 2241 Kilbride St.
  • Station 6 – 455 Cumberland Ave.
  • Station 7 – 4100 Dundas St.
  • Station 8 – 1837 Ironstone Dr.

Visit their website to learn more!