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Canadian Snowbirds Fly! Sarnia launches the summer season with a three-day air show and music festival, the Great Canadian Fly-In, at the Sarnia Chris Hadfield Airport June 18-20. Featured shows include Canada’s top aerobatic team, the Snowbirds, and dozens of other international aircraft and stunt flyers like aviation legend Gene Soucy. Spectators receive full grounds access plus a chance to tour planes and meet participants. The festival also features major music concerts and family entertainment. (Canada’s Most Southern Point)

Charming Specialty Shops in Bayfield: The all season destination for truly memorable shopping - as you stroll the street when springtime flowers, summer breezes, fall leaves rustle or winter lights shimmer - Bayfield, on Lake Huron, offers something for everyone. Antique shops, unique gifts, garden accessories, artisans and art studios, stylish clothing, jewelry, books and more gather on the same historic main street as four star restaurants, outdoor cafés and accommodations - perfect for the day trip or a getaway. (Lake Huron and Georgian Bay Coastlines)

St. Jacobs Country is "Out of the Ordinary": Homemakers magazine (Summer 2003) bestowed the title "Best in Canada" to the St. Jacobs Farmers' Market & Flea Market. A plethora of vendors offers everything from farm-fresh produce to locally crafted furniture, year round Thursdays and Saturdays. Shop everyday in the village for giftware, home décor items and contemporary crafts. Add the Mennonite history, the horsedrawn trolley, two unique theatre venues, Ontario's first Outlet Mall and country classic cuisine - "Out of the Ordinary". (Northern Grand River Country and the Headwaters)

Quality Food and Traditions: Every Saturday morning from 7am until noon, enjoy the Guelph Farmers' Market - "a great place to meet nice people". A focal point for over 173 years, local farmers proudly display and sell the fruits of their labour. Families come to shop for quality meat, cheese, eggs, produce, baked goods and preserves, as well as trying all the delicious foods prepared by the vendors. Conveniently located on Gordon Street at Waterloo Avenue. (Northern Grand River Country and the Headwaters)


Unique Stone Architecture Houses Shops: The Southworks Outlet Mall, in Cambridge, is housed in a 150-year-old limestone foundry that has been converted into 130,000 sq feet of brand name shops. Wander through another 30,000 sq feet of prized antiques and collectibles. These beautifully restored historical buildings are situated along the heritage Grand River. For handmade, traditional furniture visit several local furniture outlets where you can view expert craftsman at work! (Northern Grand River Country and the Headwaters)

Quality Selection, Service and Setting: No shopping experience would be complete without a visit to historic Niagara-on-the-Lake. Stroll charming, vintage streets in one of Canada's earliest settlements for quality selection and service. In a single visit you could shop for a new hat, fine marmalade, exquisite chocolates and fudge or an exciting bottle of wine from an area vineyard. Outstanding hotels, inns, Bed & Breakfasts provide luxury accommodations in the heart of the main shopping district. (Niagara - World Wonder & Wine Country)

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