The arrival of the May Long Weekend is a sure sign that summer is on its way, and we couldn’t be more excited. To help you kick off the start of summer in the Kawarthas, we’ve compiled a list of some events happening in the area this upcoming long weekend (Friday, May 17 to Monday, May 20th)!
1) Buckhorn Spring Craft Show
At the Spring Craft Show, you’ll find over 75 exhibitors and artisans with home made products such as, clothing, jewelry, home decor and much more! The show is set in a park-like setting, so you can walk from building to building to see all the exhibitors as well as take a break in the park.
The Crafters Cafe will be open with homemade soups, sandwiches and more. The BCC is fully accessible, and has free parking and a shuttle bus, too!
2) Lakefield Village Lions Club Fundraising Raffle
3) Cuddles for Cancer Bake Sale
All baked goods are $2 and proceeds from the sale will go towards the Cuddles for Cancer United Kingdom Trip.
4) Lakefield Village Lions Club Annual Bake Sale
The Lakefield Village Lions Club is also hosting a bake sale on the May Long Weekend!
Their Annual Bake Sale is taking place on Saturday, May 18th at 8:00 am on the Baker & Cole Law Office Front Porch! Stop by for a variety of fresh home baked goods. Make sure to go early – they sell out fast!
5) Spring Book Sales in Lakefield, Ennismore and Bridgenorth
- Bridgenorth Annual Spring Book Sale – Friday, May 17th, 9am-5pm. In front of the Causeway Treasure Trove (826 Ward St. Bridgenorth). “Weather permitting”
- Lakefield Annual Spring Book Sale – Saturday, May 18th from 9am-1pm. Centennial Room beside the Lakefield Library (2 Queen Street, Lakefield)
- Ennismore Annual Spring Book Sale – Saturday, May 18th from 9am-3pm. Optimist Hall below the Ennismore Library (551 Ennis Road, Ennismore)
6) Annual Plant Sale
The Annual Plant Sale with the Lakefield Horticultural Society is taking place this Saturday, May 18th at Cenotaph Park in Lakefield from 8:00am – 11:30am.
The sale is held each year to help raise funds for the organization’s activities in Lakefield. Specifically, the funds are used to purchase and plant the hanging baskets in the Village, the gardens in Cenotaph park, and around the Library.
Stop by for a selection of annuals, perennials, vegetables, and maybe even some trees and shrubs. The sale runs rain or shine.