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November Arts & Crafts Shows – 2022

November Arts and Craft Shows The Rotary Arts & Crafts Christmas Show  November 11 – 13 2022 The annual Rotary Arts & Crafts Christmas Show is organized by The Rotary Club of Stratford. Located at the Stratford Rotary Complex, just a few minutes from the centre of town, and from the Mornington Rose Bed and […]

October Craft and Artisan Markets

  On October 8 the Stratford Perth Museum is presenting the first indoor and outdoor Indigenous Art & Craft Market from 10am to 5pm. Long before European settlement, many Indigenous groups called  this land home: the Anishinaabe, Attiwonderonk,and Haudenosaunee Peoples. Bring your community cultural cravings out for a day of knowledge and friendship and be […]

Ontario Staycation Tax Credit for 2022

ONTARIO RESIDENTS CAN CLAIM 20% OF THEIR ELIGIBLE 2022 ACCOMMODATION EXPENSES  When you travel in Ontario, Ontario residents can claim 20% of their eligible 2022 accommodation expenses. The temporary Ontario Staycation Tax Credit for 2022 aims to encourage Ontario families to explore the province while helping the tourism and hospitality sectors recover from the financial […]

Stratford Festival Tours

What you see on stage is certainly not all there is to the Stratford Festival productions! Take a closer look at the inner workings at the theatre that make all the Stratford Festival performances come together. Check out the armour, props, and gorgeous costumes at the Costume Warehouse and Archives, experience the “choreography” of the […]

The Stratford Kiwanis Garlic Festival

The Stratford Kiwanis Garlic Festival is an annual family-friendly event that gathers garlic lovers and producers into one “stinky” weekend!  This year the Festival will be held  on September 10 and 11th/22 at the Stratford Rotary Complex located at 353 McCarthy Road, just a short 4 minute drive from Mornington Rose. Garlic growers from all […]

Loreena McKennitt in Concert September 30/22

Canadian singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and composer, Loreena McKennitt, after a three-year hiatus from touring, is gearing up to hit the road again.  She begins a tour of eight cities in Ontario and Quebec from September 30 to October 11, 2022. Aptly named The Visit Revisited, the tour commemorates the 30th Anniversary of her Juno Award-winning album, […]

A bit about Colm Feore

Who is your favourite actor at the Stratford Festival?? One of my favourite actors at the Stratford Festival is Colm Feore. He has made Stratford his home for the last 13 years,  with his wife, Donna Feore, a marvellous choreographer, and his three children. As well as being a long-time principal actor at the Festival […]

Culture Cabs in Stratford

Wow!  Free taxi cab rides to and from cultural events in Stratford, Ontario!  Who doesn’t  love that idea? The Culture Cab project provides free cab rides to and from Stratford Perth Museum, all Stratford Festival theatres plus Festival Warehouse and Archives. Visitors to Stratford will be able to take any Stratford cab to and from […]

Justin Bieber

Are you a Justin Bieber fan?? Stratford is the place where rock star Justin Bieber was born, grew up, and was “discovered”, busking on the steps of the Avon Theatre downtown. If you’re a fan, you have to go to the Stratford Perth County Museum, which is home to one of the most iconic collections […]