Things to do

A PHOTO BOOTH in a VINTAGE SLEIGH? Come don luxurious capes, jackets and bonnets from the last century and pose with your friends in a vintage sleigh provided courtesy of Ouimet Farms Adventures. Professional photographer Jan Amell will take your photo and make sure you have a souvenir photo of the fun you had to take home with you!
Experience the history of Vankleek Hill! Just $5 per picture!  (Capes, bonnets and shawls will be provided by Grace Clermont and Audrey Amell). Visit Jan Amell Photography at 92 Main Street East to have your photo taken in the Vintage

High Tea at the Trillium Tea Room by reservation only: check the Places to eat – Manger en ville page for more information.

See art by Fran Bailey, Shirley Dickenson, Robert Field and Gayle MacDonald. Local CDs, Jams, jellies and honey from Pleasant Corners Apiaries for sale. MayBelle Candles by Danielle Mac Rae. Don’t miss Trillium Tea Room owner Sandra Fraser’s Christmas Tree — decorated with all kinds of tea paraphernalia! 

On tour day, Apex Escape Rooms will be parked beside the Cottage and we will be offering 15-minute games for $8 tx incl. and also our 60-minute rooms here will be available for booking that day for $25+HST. The mobile unit is called The Secret Society (6 max), and our 2 rooms here that run 60-minutes each are The Bunker (max 6), The Enchantress (max 7). For more information contact Tina at [email protected] or visit

Visit the Higginson Tower: Open 10 am to 4 pm on November 4th.

Enjoy bilingual interpretive program, displays of artifacts found during an archaeological investigation which took place prior to restoration.

Washrooms open all day. Wheelchair access at rear of the building.
FROM 8 A.M. TO 10 A.M.: Coffee and a home-made muffin for just a toonie!
All proceeds go to the Higginson Tower!
Buy a souvenir Christmas ornament, Canadian-made!
Get tour info, programmes and a snack …. right outside The Review!

At the Museum: During the Christmas Home Tour, a $20 donation to the Musée Vankleek Hill Museum will give you a choice of a Quilt Mug, or Tennis Mug, or Celebration 2017 Cookbook. Limited quantities and cash only into the donation box.

At: Vankleek Hill Museum,  95 Main Stree.

Time: Open 10 am to 4 pm. 

Saturday, November 3, 2018, from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Inside Église St-Grégoire Church,
137 Higginson Street, Vankleek Hill
PLUS: A Holiday Bake Sale from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.. Beverages available. Proceeds go to St. Grégoire Church.

Arbor Gallery Centre for Contemporary Art  
36 Home Avenue, Vankleek Hill/steps away from St. John’s Anglican Church and the hall.
Time: 10 – 4 pm
Description: Visit Arbor Gallery, Centre for Contemporary Art for its ANNUAL HOLIDAY EXHIBITION featuring jewellery, artisanal gifts and small artworks, all selected to help your holiday gift-giving.

Taste-tours at Beau’s
At: Beau’s All-Natural Brewing Company  on Terry Fox Drive
Time: All day long: Whenever you arrive!
Description: Take a taste-tour at Beau’s All-Natural Brewing Company, located at the east end of town on Terry Fox Drive (just off Main Street). Lots of souvenirs . . . taste this award-winning beer and take some home with you! Visit:

Taste Tour at Sarah Cole Cider

Vankleek Hill Farmers’ Market
At: Vankleek Hill Collegiate Institute Cafetorium
Time: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Description: Find local foods, bread, meats, pickles, jams, jellies, soaps, soup, coffee, baked goods, treats and much more at the Vankleek Hill Farmers’ Market.

Paintings & Drawings By Jephcott
OPEN: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
INFO: 613.678.3049 (please leave a message)
Also available THE TANGERINE CAT (A collection of almost true stories)

Cassburn Sweets will be located on the east side of the Tolhurst & Miller frontage (right beside the museum), 93 Main St East, to sell her local maple syrup, maple butter and more.

Visit the check the Places to eat – Manger en ville page for more information about the Church Luncheons!