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Discover Brantford's October 2016 Events

Discover Brantford's October 2016 Events

Autumn is the perfect time to enjoy Brantford with many activities for the whole family including Culture Days, fall festivals, Hallowe'en events and culinary delights. Discover Brantford this fall.



Culture Days
September 30 to October 2, 2016
Various Locations

Enjoy free interactive events during Culture Days wekeend. It's the perfect opportunity to explore your community and spend time iwth your family and friends enjoying many of the great sites and activities that Brantford has to offer. 

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Brantwood Farms Fall Festival
Weekends in October from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Brantwood Farms, 251 Powerline Road

Every fall the farm transforms for Fall Festival Weekends that are open to the public for a day of fall fun for the whole family. With a variety of different activities, there's something for everyone.

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16th Annual Brant Studio Tour
Thursday, October 1 and Friday, October 2, 2016
Various locations 

Opportunity to appreciate a wide range of high quality original art created by local artists who bring art to the public from their own art studios. Tour the studios of artists who will demonstrate 2 and 3 dimensional works-in-progress as well as fine art disciplines and pieces on display.

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Scare in the Square
Friday, October 7 and Saturday, October 8, 2016
Harmony Square, Downtown Brantford
2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. 

Annual gathering of zombies, ghouls and goblins in downtown Brantford, celebrating costume contests, Pumpkin and scarecrow competition, Hayrides, Haunted House tours, and NEW this year; a dog costume parade!

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Burford Fall Fair
Thanksgiving Weekend - Friday, October 7th to Monday, October 10, 2016
Burford Fairgrounds, Park Ave., Burford, ON 

Amusement rides, Agriculture, Venders, Ambassador Contestants, Burford Demo Derby with Big Trophies and bigger prize money, something for everyone!

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Thanksgiving Weekend Dinner
Saturday, October 8, 2016
Bell Homestead Café,  94 Tutela Heights Rd., Brantford
5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Cost - $35.00 includes tax and gratuity
Children 8 and under $8.00 

Enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving Dinner at the Bell Homestead Café with all of the trimmings.

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Corn Soup Cook-off
Saturday, October 15, 2016
Woodland Cultural Centre 184 Mohawk St. Brantford 

Arrive hungry and leave full. If you love this traditional delicacy or have never even tried it before, Corn soup is a must! Come sample from competitor’s entries and help declare a winner!

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Participation House Brantford Ghost Encounters held at Brantwood Farms
October 21, 22, 28 & 29, 2016
Dusk to 11 p.m.
Brantwood Farms, 251 Powerline Road

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Salt Baby
Thursday, October 27 and Friday, October 28, 2016
Woodland Cultural Centre 184 Mohawk St. Brantford
8:00 p.m.
Admission: $20.00
*Adult content 

This 90 minute theatrical representation depicts the experience of an aboriginal woman trying to maneuver through life as a fairer skinned, curly haired native both on the reserve and in the city. Growing up on the reserve, often referred to as a “Salt Baby”, writer Falen Johnson tells her story.

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Brantford Music Club Presents Vox Metropolis
Sunday, October 23, 2016
Sanderson Centre for the Performing Arts, 88 Dalhousie St. Brantford
2:00 p.m.
Admission: $ 30.00, Students $ 10.00, Grade 8 and under Free Admission

This 3 instrument presentation will feature flute, cello and piano as well as a variety of other instruments as they provide original accompaniment to a large-screen show of Buster Keaton.  The second half will be a varied selection of accessible classical and jazz pieces. No film. Guests are invited to a complimentary reception in the lobby following the presentation.

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Hallowe’en Fun Fair
Sunday, October 23, 2016
Bell Homestead National Historic Site 94 Tutela Heights Rd. Brantford
Admission: Free 

This a family friendly, outdoor event includes Hallowe’en fun fair games; Mummy bowling, Quidditch Croquet, and three coins in the potion. Fortune Teller, Pony rides and face painting. Come in costume or as you are!

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Hallowe’en Haunt
Friday, October 28, 2016
Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant 20 Ava Rd. Brantford
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Admission: $8.00 pp 

S.N.I.P.E. (Six Nations Investigating Paranormal Encounters) will lead a tour of the gallery of Glenhyrst, as they recount stories and unveil evidence of paranormal activity at the site. Click to view more information


Monster Mash Dance Party
Saturday, October 29, 2016
Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant, 20 Ava Rd. Brantford
1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
All Ages $2.00 Admission per child 

Monster Mash dance party, Halloween art activities, and trick and treats. Dress in your Halloween evening costume.

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Upcoming November Events 

Tastes of the Season
Saturday, November 5, 2016
Her Majesty’s Royal Chapel of the Mohawks 

12 Days of Christmas Open House
Thursday, November 17 to Monday, November 28th, 2016
Robert Hall Originals 

Brantford Lights at Glenhyrst
Friday, November 25, to Tuesday, December 27, 2016
Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant

JCI Santa Claus Parade
Saturday, November 26, 2016
Downtown Brantford


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