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Information for fishing, hiking, birding, etc... information for maps

What can you experience in Elora?  Please read this:












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What to see and do?

Calendar of events:

Located between Elora and Fergus, our museum is a true gem!

Experience 7 to 9 eateries in Elora with a guide  self-guided walking tour

Elora's own independent movie house

Fergus is just a 15 minute drive away:

 Fergus Grand Theatre,%20Parks%20and%20Facilities/Trails.aspx for information on hiking/biking trails

Want to rent a bike?  Helmets and accessories included! for tubing down the Gorge!

Ziplining?  Rock climbing?  Check out

Punt and raft riding on the Grand River?  And how about taking a River Bug Ride, a 3 hour guided adventure down the Grand!?

Click here for fishing information or try for fly-fishing lessons and tours, etc...
Guided "walk and wade" trips, private lessons, etc... offered by Grand River Outfitting & Fly Shop
(be sure to get your fishing license in advance: for high or afternoon tea (reservations preferred) for a tour and wine tastings Sundays at 2:00

Have you ever experienced an escape room adventure or "puzzle room"?

Planning to get married in Elora?



about 15 minutes away by car: the West Montrose Covered Bridge (c1881)

about 25 minutes away by car:  Guelph

about 20 minutes away by car:  St. Jacobs Village and the St. Jacobs Farmers' Market, Flea Market and Outlet Centre, also the "Mennonite Story" multi-media interpretive centre

Winter and Summer tubing! for horseback trail riding, etc... to visit a working ostrich farm with meats and other treats for sale




Learning Opportunities and Workshops



Our Elora Centre for the Arts is offering all sorts of evening, 1/2 and full day workshops,  take a look!  Go to and click on "Classes".

The Wellington County Museum and Archives offers workshops on many different skills, please visit


Want to learn how to sculpt a miniature figure?  Artist Kathi Kuti can set up a 2-day workshop for groups of 3 or more, see her website: for a local art class!  See their schedule!

Artist Patrice Baker opens her Silverfish Studios for etched copper jewellery, silver metal clay and windowed journal workshops ranging from 1 to 5 days.  Visit her online:

Quilting workshops are being offered in the beautiful Meerkat Shweshwe loft studio just across the street!  Visit CÚleste's website for her schedule of offerings:

Intrigued by encaustic?  Try an "Art Play Shop" with Supria:

Glass blowing?!  Yes!  Check out the variety of offerings:

You can even tour a glass blowing studio and, on weekends, blow your own glass ornament (with an appointment please) at

Blacksmithing?  David Cross offers the chance for you to wield metal to your will:

Adult Rock Camp? An intensive week of playing and collaborating with musical peers under the guidance of professional working musicians:


Not quite?  There are more options, just click here.




Calendar of Events




Elora's Monster Month -- October 1st - 31st, 2018 and

Sensational Soup Off -- October 8th, 2018

Bingeman's Screampark -- check website for October 2018 dates:

Guelph Studio Tour -- October 13 - 14th, 2018

Family Hallowe'en Activities at the Museum -- October 14th, 2018

Spirit Walks and Cemetery Walks at the Poor House -- October 18-19th, 25-26th, 2018

Harvest Fun & Corn Maze at Strom's Farm -- check website for October 2018 dates

Monster March Parade -- October 20th, 2018

Kissing Bridge Trail Studio Tour -- October 20 - 21st, 2018

Grand River Bead Society Bead Show & Sale (in Guelph) -- October 20 - 21st, 2018

Ennotville Haunted Woods Walk -- Saturday, October 2?th, 2018

Handmade Market -- Sunday, October 28th, 2018




Guelph Guild of Handweavers and Spinners Fall Fibres Show & Sale -- Nov. ??th, 2018

Fair November Juried Handcraft Sale (Guelph) -- November 15 - 18th, 2018

St. Jacobs Sparkles Village Holiday Shopping Event -- November 15 - 18th, 2018

Waterloo Potters' Workshop Fall Pottery Sale -- November 16 - 18th, 2018

Starlight Shopping, Elora -- November 2? - 2?th, 2018

Elora Santa Claus Parade -- November 24th, 2018

String quartet musical performance of "Roma" -- November 30th, 2018



Fergus Santa Claus Parade -- December 1st, 2018

Christmas Festival at the Museum -- December 9th, 2018

Elora Festival Singers "Festival of Carols" -- December ?? - ??th, 2018


January 2019

Puppets Elora at 25, A Peek Behind the Curtains -- January 19 - March 31, 2019




**Always adding more**


The Flying Leap Bed and Breakfast
249 Geddes Street,  Elora, Ontario  N0B 1S0

226-369-0376 or karen[at]


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