bog with many tundra swansReturn of the Swans

During their early spring migration,  Tundra swans come by the thousands to the rest and feed in the fields directly behind the museum before continuing to their summer nesting grounds in the high arctic. View the swans on the bog and then visit the museum to learn more about these amazing birds.

Are there swans on the bog today? View the migration calendar  Learn more about tundra swans here.



Paint Ontario

Paint Ontario is Ontario’s Foremost Show and Sale for Representational Painters. This year marks the 24th annual show, juried competition and sale that has grown into such an important and eagerly anticipated cultural event in the Grand Bend area.*NOTIFICATION* There have been changes to the event dates and programming.

Find out more on the Paint Ontario website.





Grand Bend Farmer’s Market

Grand Bend Farmer’s Market offers a fresh selection of fruits, vegetables, meats, maple syrup, flowers, plants and more from area farmers and artisans to create a market to allow vendors to sell local products direct to the end consumer. Operating on Wednesday mornings from 8am – 1pm weekly from mid May to October annually, you can find a wide variety of products and produce from area farmers. Drawing from Lambton, Huron and Middlesex counties, the camping area market offers something for everyone. Find out more.


DSC_1473 Lambton Fall Colour and Craft FestivalLambton Fall Colour and Craft Festival

The annual Lambton Fall Colour & Craft Festival is a local tradition, showcasing over 75 exhibitors with incredible handmade products. The event draws over 4,000 visitors each year and is always held on the weekend immediately following Canadian Thanksgiving. Mark your calendar for the upcoming 2019 festival taking place Saturday, October 19 and Sunday, October 20 from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm.

Experience family friendly activities including a bouncy castle, face painting, fall crafts, live music, and food trucks! Your family will also have a chance to meet the historical character Mr. Tudhop in his cozy 1850s home.

Planning on visiting the show?  Are you interested in reserving a booth for this show to display your products? Find out more