October is upon us and it’s the perfect time to explore the rolling hills and painted landscapes of Oro-Medonte. Whether you’re looking for something to do with the family or just want to embrace the crisp air and beautiful colours, we’ve put together a list of things to do this month in Oro-Medonte to make the most of the autumn season!
Featuring 30 artists and crafts people in a variety of mediums, the Images Studio Tour is a great way to explore the region. As one of Ontario’s oldest and longest running studio tours, this self-guided tour roams from Moonstone through the scenic Horseshoe Valley and along the Lake Simcoe shores to Orillia. Running from Friday, October 6 to Monday, October 9, artist studios and pop-up gallery spots will be open for visitors to meet the artists and purchase exquisite art pieces. Read all about this year’s event in our latest blog.
Brown’s Farm pick your own pumpkin patch is open on Saturday and Sundays in October including Thanksgiving Monday from 11am to 5pm.
Newman Farms has pumpkins ready for pick up at their roadside stand!
Langman Farms roadside market has pumpkins while supplies last
Ego’s Nursery & Garden Centre features fall decor, fresh produce and pumpkins ready for pick up at their market store.
Explore Oro-Medonte by bicycle, motorcycle, or car and plan a fall road trip with fun stops along the way. Browse local art, taste local cuisine, cycle your heart out and fill your lungs with fresh air. Make a day or weekend out of a self-guided tour and take in Oro-Medonte’s spectacular fall colours. If hiking is more your thing, set out on the trails in Copeland Forest. Adventure is calling!
Explore the Art_Trees of Oro-Medonte, a public art project and self guided tour. Each tree sculpture has been designed by talented local artists depicting scenes that reflect and tell the story of Oro-Medonte, showcasing the natural beauty and culture of the Township. There are 30 trees of various sizes at local businesses and public spaces spread out throughout the Township. The sculptures were created as part of an initiative to enhance public spaces and provide a connection between local businesses, the arts & culture community and recreation opportunities available in the Township
Oro-Medonte is not only home to many food producers, it is also home to many purveyors of crafts, decor, apparel and more. While out on a drive, stop in at Craighurst for lunch at HQ Restaurant or Loobies, and then pick up some gifts at Chelsea Chocolates, and Dwellings Home and Gift. Throughout the region you can find wonderful shops filled with local talent. Read more about some of Oro-Medonte’s producers.
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