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

Elora's own independent movie house

 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"?



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:

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:




Calendar of Events


January - February

"The Tarot Lovers: Works of Heart" and
"Stitched Together", the story of the 1918 quilt that intertwines the lives of 711 people from the community
both at the Wellington County Museum and Archives

Fire and Ice Winter Festival January 20 - 21st, 2018 (about a 40 minute drive)



Kitchener-Waterloo Cambridge Postcard Memories Show and Sale -- Sunday, March 18th, 2018



Elmira Maple Syrup Festival -- April 7th, 2018

Tartan Day -- April ?th, 2018

All Breed International Championship Dog Show -- April ?th - ?th, 2018

Elora Vintage and Antique Show -- April 14th - 15th, 2018 (Visit website for a coupon)



Ontario Miniature Enthusiasts of the Guelph Area Annual Show and Sale -- Sunday, May ?st, 2018

Spring Rain Weekend: Irish Music, Dance and Language Festival -- May 4 - 6th, 2018   click here for their Facebook page

Annual Giant Book Sale (supporting the Elora Festival) -- May 4 - 6th, 2018 -- Elora Curling Club

Elora en Plein Air: a Grand River Painting Festival -- May ? - ?, 2018

Spring Fireworks Night!  Skyburst Elora! --Saturday, May 26th, 2018!spring-fireworks/c1i9k

Eden Mills Arts Festival -- May 2?-2?th, 2018

Elora Writers' Festival -- Sunday, May 2?th, 2018



Canadian National Fly Fishing Championship -- June 6 - 8th, 2018



**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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