FATHER'S DAY WEEKEND IN HALTON HILLS
THE PLACE TO BE!

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All Big Daddy activities are FREE for you to enjoy with exception of some craft making at the Williams Mill


Friday
June 14, 2013

BIG DADDY KICK OFF IN GEORGETOWN
8:00 - 10:00 pm John Elliott Theatre
Big DADDY Indie Band Night
Sponsored by Deker Electric
Tickets at door $5

Saturday
June 15, 2013

FESTIVAL IN ACTON
11:00 am
Acton Library
FREE One Book, One Halton Hills Launch Event. Join us at the Acton Branch for cookies, lemonade and the great “reveal” of our fantastic One Book selection for 2013!
6:00 - 8:00 pm
Acton's Got Talent
Acton Town Hall, 19 Willow Street North. Register at www.downtownacton.ca
8:30 pm -  midnight Big DADDY Beach Party at Acton Town Hall
Celebrate summer, bring your shades. $5 at the door. Cash bar, great food.
9:00 pm- midnight
Movie in the Park - Cheaper by the Dozen 2, Prospect Park

Saturday
June 15, 2013

FESTIVAL ON MAIN, GEORGETOWN
8:00 am - 2:00 pm Farmers' Market

FREE Activities:
  • Johnny Scat, Singer
  • Johnson Associates Monster Mural
  • Balloon Artist
  • Tribal Thunder
  • Wandering Musicians
  • Bouncy Castles
  • Buskers
  • Mental Floss Side Show
  • Kids Yoga
  • Face Painting
  • Mighty Machines
  • Get your family photo taken - sponsored by Red Lemon
  • Stilt Walker
MORE ACTIVITIES
  • Caricature Artist
  • Henna Tattoos
8:00 am - 2:00 pm BIKE IT to the Market

cyclists of all ages are invited to ride their bikes to the Georgetown Farmer’s Market. Participants will be served a free pancake breakfast in the Silvercreek parking lot courtesy of the Georgetown Rotary Club and McDonald’s Restaurants. Bikes can be stored safely while you enjoy activities. Bike It To The Market details can be found at haltonhills.ca/events.
9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Festival at The John Elliott Theatre
FREE On Stage LIVE at the John Elliott Theatre - sponsored by Canadian Tire

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  • 10:00 Center Stage School of the Arts
  • 11:00 am McGinley Academy of Irish Dance
  • 12:00 pm Halton Hills Concert Band

Watch the bigdaddyfestival.ca and Independent Free Press for the complete schedule of local dancers and bands.

11:00 am Big DADDY Story Time at the Georgetown Library
Join us for some stories and fun.
11:00 am One Book, One Halton Hills Launch Event
Join us at the Georgetown Library for cookies, lemonade and the great “reveal” of our fantastic One Book selection for 2013!

Saturday
June 15, 2013

FESTIVAL IN GLEN WILLIAMS

11:00 am - 4:00 pm Beaumont Mill Antiques and Collectibles  
Kids & Classics Boatshop Museum
  • FREE Kids Fun Paint-a-Real-Boat
  • FREE Kids Decorate a Marine Cupcake
  • FREE Antique Boat Display
  • FREE Skiff Building Demonstration
  • DRAW - Completely finished Skiff with Oars. Tickets available until draw or until sold out. Draw will be held at 5:00 pm June 15.
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm Williams Mill Visual Arts Centre
  • FREE Demonstrations, workshops, discussions and interactive displays.
  • Pick up your detailed guide at the Williams Mill Gallery. Activities include:
  • FREE Williams Mill Gallery Presents Amorphous a Gathering of Glass Exhibit
  • FREE Glass Blowing Demonstrations
  • FREE Soapstone Carving Activity
  • FREE Wood Carving Activity
  • FREE Watercolour Painting Demonstration

Make and Take Home Artwork
  • Register online at www.williamsmill.com
  • Adult Glass Blowing - $50/30 min. session (ages 18+)
  • Portrait Photography -  $20 / portrait
3:00 pm - 8:00 pm FREE Big DADDY CHILL ZONE
  • Williams Mill Lower Level Parking Lot
  • Sponsored by Johnson Associates
  • Relax and chill. Enjoy live music featuring various local musicians.
  • FREE Johnson Associates Monster Mural Activity
  • Water and pop available
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm Meet George Chuvalo
  • Williams Mill Lower Level Parking Lot
  • Canada’s greatest heavyweight boxer  Sign up for an up-close and personal experience with the Peoples Champion. Chuvalo will be available for autographs and a personal photo shoot, with a suggested donation of $10 going to the Fight Against Drugs.
Local Restaurant DAD Specials
  • BBQ by Glen Oven Cafe
    Enjoy Big DADDY Hamburgers, Sausages and Hot Dogs
  • Copper Kettle Pub

Sunday
June 16, 2013

FESTIVAL AT WILLOW PARK - CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER

 Join us on the new date July 14th.

11:00 am - 3:30pm Lots of Activities
Sponsored by Best Western Inn on the Hill
Get in Touch with the Native Spirits who have honoured Willow Park Ecology Centre with their presence. Come back to Mother Earth by following some of the native traditions and hearing tales of the original people of this land.
11:00 am - 1:00 pm FREE Kids Drum & Instrument Making
Make and decorate your own instrument and then use it when you join in with the Drum Circle. Take it home with you to play with your family and remember the stories that you learned.
11:00 am - 3:00 pm FREE Decorate & Paint Little Paddlers for the 3:30 race down the river
11:00 am - 3:00 pm FREE Paint a wooden native animal
Paint one to display in the park all year long and paint one to take one home with you.
11:00 am - 3:00 pm FREE Scavenger Hunt
Explore the park and learn about nature.
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm FREE Native Drum Circle
Anthony Barr and the Sacred Sevens Sharing Circle lead our monthly drum circle - especially for children and parents.
3:30 pm FREE Paddle-to-the-Sea Canoe Race
Prizes for race winners. Check www.willowparkecology.ca for other events.
Local Restaurant DAD Specials
  • Norval Pancake Factory Father’s Day Specials All Day
  • San Francisco Italian Bakery - Father's Day Cakes and Fast Food Take-out



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