What’s On Durham Weekend

Join Heritage Oshawa members for a free “Jane’s Walk” one-hour walking tour of the historic King Street East neighbourhood! Meet on the corner of Ritson and King Street East at approx. 6 pm. September 27 2019.

It’s Open Streets in Whitby! Open Streets Whitby is a program that opens streets to people and closes them to cars. Streets become paved parks that are open to pedestrians to walk, bike, wheel, skateboard, rollerblade or jog with activities and pop-up activations along a 1.2 km stretch of Brock Street in Downtown Whitby. This is a free event that promotes physical activity, recreation and a healthy, active lifestyle. September 28 2019.

The Batty Family Farm is hosting a Halloween themed cyclocross race for kids! Use the natural terrain and hills on the farm, and many other fun design elements. Plus a corn maze, trick or treat zone, graveyard garden, haunted forest, pup track competition and more! September 27 and 28 2019.

Doors Open Oshawa is an annual event where you can explore different heritage and cultural sites in Oshawa for free! Spend a day discovering local history first-hand and celebrate our community heritage. Find the full list of participating buildings here! September 28 2019.

Celebrate Culture Days at the Arts Resource Centre to create and explore with the Oshawa Arts Association and the Robert McLaughlin Gallery! The focus of the 2019 Culture Days is Creativity, Arts and Wellbeing, and what better way to feel good than by flexing your creative muscle. September 28 2019.

There are plenty of Culture Days events taking place around Durham Region! Find an event near you here.

Jungle Cat World is hosting a Family Fun Day and Animal Awareness Event at Jungle Cat World (JCW). Be part of their continued mission to help save the magnificent Endangered Species, and raising funds for the “Jaguar ID Project” and jaguar conservation. September 28 2019.

Head to Street Fest before the Oshawa General Home Opener at the Tribute Communities Centre! Come down to Athol Street in front of the Tribute Centre to cheer on the Oshawa Generals as they prepare to face the Kingston Frontenacs at 6:05M. The Street Fest will include different activities like a hockey shoot-out game, a rock-climbing wall, and even an opportunity to take a picture with the Memorial Cup! Hockey fans will not want to miss this exciting event! September 29 2019.

The Lynde House Museum in Whitby is hosting an authentic War of 1812 experience with General Brock and the 49th Regiment. Learn how they camped, cooked, executed maneuvers, and fired muskets. September 27-29 2019.

The Oshawa Museum is hosting Tea & Talk featuring Amy Barron from Clarington Museums who will talk about Bowmanville’s infamous Camp 30, its history, and the role it played as a POW Camp in World War II. Tea & Talks are held on the last Sunday of the month. Tea & scones are served promptly at 1 pm and costs $10 per person, $5 members of the Oshawa Historical Society. Reservations are required as space is limited. Call 905-436-7624 x 106 to book your spot. September 29 2019.