Headwaters Fun & Festive Finds 2016

Have Old-Fashioned Fun with these Fresh Finds

 

“As much as I’d like to go to the Air Canada Centre for a show, it’s a totally different experience here, where you can walk right up and talk to the person you just saw playing.” Larry Kurtz, Founder, Orangeville Blues & Jazz Festival

 

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1. Snowberry Botanicals

Passionate about sustainability, Snowberry’s idea of fun is spending a day foraging for wild florals. This Erin shop will also teach you to make Easter and holiday creations like the one here.

SnowberryBotanicals.com

 

 

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2. Brighten Up

Owned by educators Stephanie and Chris Bailey, Erin’s Brighten Up is a busy non-stop centre of learning and discovery. Brain-tickling games, puzzles and books, camps, tutoring, events…

BrightenUpErin.ca

 

 

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3. Orangeville Roller Girls Flat Track Roller Derby League

With names like Mae-Hem and Eleanor Rigamortis, these ladies mean business. They also mean friendship, empowerment, and classic old-time entertainment.

OrangevilleRollerGirls.com

 

 

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4. Grand Spirits Inc.

Jamie Stam moved to Grand Valley and discovered a rollicking history of Prohibition-era bootlegging, inspiring a (not-so) secret club where members create infused gins & whiskies.

GrandSpirits.com

 

 

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5. Founder’s Cup National Jr. B Lacrosse Championship

Orangeville’s Northmen put on a fierce, fast show. Lacrosse has a deep history here, and more history will be made when the town hosts the nationals this summer.