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Friday, May 24, 2013

Doors Open Orillia on this weekend



(News Release)

MAY 23, 2013-Doors Open Orillia will have many wonderful photo opportunities this weekend to share with your listeners and readers with over 25 sites to explore.

Be sure to check out the Mississaga Sidewalk Sale and Peter Street Festival in our historic downtown, where most of the festivities will take place.  You will also want to take some time to explore these other exciting sites outside the downtown core.


REGAN HOUSE, May 26 12-4PM
Experience life as it was in 1845 when the Regan family took ownership of this quaint house, now located in Scout Valley.  12 noon will be the blessing ceremony of the new 3 Sisters Garden, followed by refreshments and storytelling in the house

LAKEHEAD UNIVERSITY INTERACTIVE EXHIBIT, May 26, 12-4PM
In partnership with ODAC, Lakehead is pleased to feature local carver and sculptor Marg Gurr, along with other artists who will involve visitors in their creations.  Experience many forms of art, including literary, performing, and visual arts.

THE COLDWATER CONNECTION, May 25 and 26, 12-4PM
Stop by the Coldwater Museum for some Devon Tea and a glimpse into the area’s history or visit the Mill to learn about Coldwater’s important role in Ojibway First Nation history

RODNEY FROST HIMSELF, May 25 and 26, 10AM-4PM
Check out this exciting exhibit of whatchamacallits and whirligigs at the Leacock Museum.  Readings of Leacock’s work daily at 2pm.

GRANT’S WOODS, May 26, 12-4pm
Guided hikes through this spectacular old-growth forest and nature reserve. 

Volunteers or site staff will be on-hand to answer your questions.  Download the brochure at www.orillia.ca or check out our Google map. Brochures are also available at each participating site and Doors Open Orillia Headquarters (OMAH) 30 Peter St.S.


T: 705-325-4530 | C: 705-330-6479 | 50 Andrew Street South, Suite 300, Orillia, ON L3V 7T5

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