Folkus is a roots-based music series held in the colder months in beautiful Almonte, Ontario, offering four (4) shows per season. Our concerts are a rare chance to see Canadian bands up close and hear them as they’re meant to be heard, in the acoustic gem known as the Almonte Old Town Hall.
Almonte in Concert hosts chamber music concerts at the Almonte Old Town Hall and is privileged to welcome internationally acclaimed classical musicians in every discipline. From humble beginnings in private homes, the concert series now fills the beautiful Almonte Old Town Hall, an acoustic gem for chamber groups. Almonte in Concert is a non-profit classical
Twenty pipe bands, a hundred dancers and champion heavyweight athletes combine to present what is recognized as one of the Ottawa Valley’s premier summer events. With mini-games organized for kids and the picturesque Mississippi as the backdrop, the Almonte games have a reputation not only as having the prettiest site but also as being the
A wintry open-air concert featuring fabulous guests and a breathtaking display of fireworks. Thousands of people from the Mississippi Mills area and beyond fill the main street of Almonte for one of the largest and most magical outdoor Christmas shows in Canada. Usually the first Friday in December.
Local guilds will demonstrate spinning, knitting, weaving, rug hooking, lace making, smocking and quilting. Vendors include spinners, weavers, and fibre artists from across the province. LOCATIONS Almonte Community Centre 182 Bridge St, Almonte, ON Mississippi Valley Textile Museum 3 Rosamond St E, Almonte, ON Almonte Curling Club 160 Bridge Street, Almonte, ON
Celtfest is a fun weekend of Ottawa Valley and Celtic entertainment, in the natural amphitheatre of Gemmill Park in the heart of Almonte. It also presents a select group of artisans and vendors of goods with a Celtic flair. Donations are welcomed at the gate. Held one weekend each July.
Canada’s first municipal geoheritage park. The 22 samples on display are sedimentary rocks of Ordovician age from our area, about 490 to 440 million years old, along with older igneous and metamorphic rocks of Precambrian age, from about 2.5 billion to 1 billion years ago. They collectively illustrate many of the features that allow geoscientists
From 1989 until 2009 the early collection of Naismith artifacts was known as the Naismith Museum and Hall of Fame. Since 2009, the Hall of Fame artifacts have been in the possession of Canada Basketball. In 2011, the Naismith collection found permanent residence at the Mill of Kintail Conservation Area, which is a shared space