the 38th issue of the Bed and Breakfast Traveller, we take you
to fabulous Port Hope, Ontario.
explore a fabulous gem in Port Hope Ontario. There's lots to see and
do in this wonderful old Port where the Ganaraska River meets Lake Ontario.
The Historically designated Walton Street, was recently voted as the
Best Main Street in Ontario in the Heritage in Architecture Category
by TVO' s Best Main Street in Ontario Contest. This 19th century streetscape
has been lovingly preserved and restored, and offers a wonderful variety
of Antique and Specialty shopping, along with great places to dine,
ranging from quaint Bistro's and Café's to Pubs and Fine Dining.
For more information visit www.town.porthope.on.ca
Our Capitol Theatre, one of the oldest operating atmospheric theatres
in Ontario, is currently undergoing a massive renovation and expansion
project. Due to reopen in November, The original theatre space will
be returned to its original 1930's splendor, while the addition will
house improved washroom facilities, along with office and dressing room
space, and a second venue for rehearsals, workshops, and intimate theatre
experiences. Visit them at www.capitoltheatre.com
The fall is coming alive with fall colours and events to interest all
age groups. Our annual Fall Fair (currently our 172nd) is held every
year on the 2nd weekend in September. Experience an old fashion country
fair with all the agriculture and livestock, along with many contests
for baking, quilting, crafts etc. The exciting midway and other events
are sure to please everyone.
2nd annual All Canadian Jazz Festival is set to go on September 19-21.
An impressive line up of some of the best on the Canadian Jazz scene,
along with some amazingly talented newcomers will have you dancing in
the streets. Check them out at www.allcanadianjazz.ca.
Also that weekend is the annual Northumberland Hills Studio Tour. This
free event is a must for anyone who enjoys the wonderful creativity
of true artists. Visit 35 local artists, from potters, photographers,
painters, stained glass artists, blacksmiths, etc. For more info, call
905-342 3344 or 905-342-3261.
The Fall fishing season is kicking of with the annual fish run up the
Ganaraska River. Fishermen line the banks of the river hoping to catch
the salmon and trout as they make their way to the spawning grounds.
The Port Hope Bed and Breakfast Association is sponsoring the Port Hope
Christmas House Tour on Saturday, November 22nd. Visit 8 of our finest
B&B's, decorated for the festive season in each owners individual
style. For more info visit our website at www.porthopebandb.com
or call toll-free 1-866-815-4519. Tickets are $20 each with a portion
of the proceeds going to the Capitol Theatre and other worthy local
4th - Port Hope Annual House Tour sponsored by the ACO. 905-885-7929
24th - 26th - The Vintage Film Festival. 1-800-434-5092
27th - December 7th - A Capitol Christmas. 1-800-434-5092
5th - January 2nd - Candlelight Christmas. 1-888-767-8467.
Hope Bed and Breakfast Association
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