Port Elgin Pumpkinfest

| August 4, 2011

PORT ELGIN’S AWARD WINNING PUMPKINFEST Last year was a memorable weigh-off at the Pumpkinfest as I was in attendance when the winning pumpkin tipped the scales but was unable to beat the 2009 record of 1667 pounds. Pumpkinfest is celebrating it’s 25th anniversary this year on September 30 to October 2, 2011. Many new attractions […]

Saugeen Reserve Native Storyteller and Feast

| August 2, 2011

My friend and I had an interesting evening at the Saugeen Indian Reserve Amphitheatre and Gardens, just east of Southampton on Highway 21 in  Bruce County.   Before dinner, we toured the gardens that overlook the Saugeen River.  It is a unique garden.  One of the features is a large “FRIENDSHIP” sign that is displayed near the shoreline. […]