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Couple admires multicoloured, illuminated display of artificial pumpkins at Pumpkinferno at Upper Canada Village in Morrisburg, Ontario.

20+ Halloween road trip destinations from Ottawa

Looking to give yourself a good fright? Here are more than 20 reasons to take a scary Halloween road trip, within Ottawa or beyond. Happy haunting! The North Grenville Community Fund is presenting its second annual Comedy Date Night (Halloween edition) on Friday, October 27, at the North Grenville Municipal Centre in Kemptville. The adults-only […]

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M. Lamar

30 road trip ideas: Car rally, silent auctions, mushroom hunting and cabaret!

If you like music, food, movies and bargains (and who doesn’t, right?), you’re in luck—this week’s roundup features culinary events in Blackburn Hamlet and Perth, music festivals in Gananoque and Merrickville, film fests in Toronto and Montreal, plus more silent auctions than you could possibly bid at. There’s also a Bollywood-themed fundraiser in Carleton Place, […]

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House and barn at Cumberland Heritage Village Museum.

27 road trip ideas: Chaudière Falls illumination, fashion bargains, marathons, foliage cruises and ski jumpers!

There’s more to this long weekend than turkey and stuffing! Along with enjoying a seasonal feast or two, you can also visit a country fair, watch ski jumpers compete, hear spooky stories, see butterflies, make a scarecrow, or shop for home decor products, world crafts or Quebec fashions. The new Mìwàte installation will start lighting […]

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vintage buttons in a jar

32 road trip ideas: Pumpkinferno, Fall Rhapsody, writers’ festivals, Fort Fright and fun runs!

This weekend, you can raise a glass to October, see movies about the Black experience, race through an obstacle course, meet an author or artist, see thousands of carved pumpkins, get scared at an historic site, learn about buttons or blacksmithing, hear world music, or hike along trails in a fall forest—all within a few […]

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