This June in Clarington

This June In Clarington

Welcome to wonderful June! We hope you uncover outdoor events that celebrate this wonderful month; the start of Summer in Ontario!

Home & Lifestyle Show June 1, 10am-5pm
103 Caroline St in Newcastle.
It’s held for one day at the Newcastle Memorial Arena. Its open from 10am to 5pm with over 60 Vendors

Brookside Cottage 20th Annual Self-Guided Garden/Artisan Tour June 4, 10am-4pm
A self-guided garden tour with artisans showcasing and selling their works. Old cars, bird watching, and a lunch stop (for purchase).
Contact: Corinne at 905-263-4285
7054 Lettner Road, Bowmanville (Tyrone)

7th Annual Rocking Rotary Ribfest June 6, 7 and 8
At the Garnet B. Rickard Recreation Complex in Bowmanville
Friday & Saturday June 6th 7th, 2013  12:00 noon to 11:00 pm
Sunday June 8, 2013 – 8:00am to 8:00 pm
Sunday features the Alfie Shrubb’s Race with a Pancake Breakfast

Spring Food and Wine Festival June 7 @ 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM | $10
This unique event unites renowned chefs, wine masters and breweries from across Ontario to explore the marriage of culinary art and winemaking. Those attending will have their taste buds explore special food  tastings, sample fine wines and beers. Door prizes, live music and Jacque Kent fashion accessories will be made available.
Contact Mary-Jane Nettle

Spartan Race – Toronto, at Brimacombe June 7 & 8

Cousin Courtice’s Birthday Bash June 8, 9am-4:30pm
Join in on the fun as Children’s Entertainer Malibu Bob hosts a day of FAMILY FUN!  From an interactive DJ show, to balloon animals, to magic, to walking on stilts, you’ll be sure to have a fun time.
All this in honour of our good friend and mascot at the Courtice Flea Market, Cousin Courtice.  Cousin can often be seen walking around the market handing out balloons to the kids.  At 1 pm, celebrate alongside this rascally raccoon as we present him with a birthday cake. And the good news is – Cousin Courtice likes to share!
The Courtice Flea Market has been in operation since 1992, and is one of Ontario’s few remaining authentic flea markets.

Summerfest & Annual Sidewalk Sale, June 12,13, and 14
Thursday –  Sidewalk Sale, launch of the ‘Clarington Tourism <3’s Boots and Hearts’ shop local promotion for a chance to win Boots and Hearts Music Festival tickets, new country music, and much more

Friday – NEW!!!!   Summerfest presents FOOD TRUCK FRIDAY!   Join us from 11am-10pm for delectable eats right off the street.    And for the first time at a Bowmanville festival – visit us in the BEER TENT!  while listening to new country music.  From 7-9pm Boots and Hearts presents new country artist LINDSAY BROUGHTON live from the stage at Summerfest!  Bring the family!  From Noon-3pm Classic and Vintage British cars on display. At 5:30pm Canadian Historic Grand Prix Tribute will enter Downtown Bowmanville with a police escort.  Don’t miss this chance to see vintage Formula 1 race cars.

Saturday – Rick Patterson Memorial Show and Shine, Woof Jacks Dog Show, Bowmanville Zoo animal rides, duck pond, carnival, jumping castles, food vendors, music, and sidewalk sale

Can. Historic Grand Prix At Canadian Tire Motorsport Park, June 13, 14, 15th
Organized by the Vintage Automobile racing Association (VARAC), this annual historic auto racing event features beautifully restored cars from the past 50 years of motorsport. This year’s feature will be Triumph vs. MG Canadian-American Showdown

Friday, Saturday, Sunday, June, 2014
09:00 am – 05:00 pm

Doors Open Clarington June 14 10am-4pm
Doors Open Clarington, in its 5th year, celebrates the uniqueness of Historic Bowmanville.
Sites will offer varied experiences from private homes once owned by well-known families and used to house training school boys during WWII’s operation of Camp 30, to industrial sites, open beach and conservation areas.  Unique opportunities await you with visits to a crematorium and fish ladder, while the heritage of this area will be highlighted in tours of some lake side cottages of West Beach, a carriage house and significant architecture like the Octagon House.
Come explore some hidden treasures & exciting adventures in Clarington.

The Outstanding in our Field Dinner Series is a culinary adventure New in 2014.
” Strawberries Fields Forever”
June 29
Join us as we set a long Tuscan Style table in and amongst the seasonal crops we feature at Watson Farms. You will experience field to fork like never before.
Ingredients for the meal will feature the fresh growin’s of Watson Farms. Sometimes the food is sourced but a few feet away from your seat and almost all items are local and prepared under the watchful eye of Award winning Chef Kathy Anyan, owner of Kcc Gourmet and Catering. .

After a tour of the farm, we all settle in: farmers, producers, culinary artisans, and guests sharing the long table. As the meal unfolds you will have an opportunity to learn about Watson’s Farming practices and how the food is prepared. When the meal is done and the sun is setting you will leave with a better understanding of your food and we will even send you home with a treat for later.

Watch our Community Calendar for Summer Concerts on the Lawn and In The Parks throughout Clarington!






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