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2015 Maple Syrup Festival at Island Lake Conservation Area

2015 Maple Syrup Festival at Island Lake Conservation Area
March 28, 2015 at 10:00am to 04:00pm - March 29, 2015 at 10:00am to 04:00pm

Tickets are $10.00 and can be purchased at Front Gate

Contact Name: Derek Bennett
Email Address: msf@orangevilleoptimists.ca
Phone Number: 416-428-1499

General Information
The Optimist Club of Orangeville is proud to present the 22nd Annual Maple Syrup Festival at Island Lake Conservation Area.

Held in conjunction with the Credit Valley Conservation (CVC) www.creditvalleyca.ca, and the Upper Grand District School Board Outdoor Education Centre (UGDSB) www.ugdsb.on.ca

When:

• Saturday March 28, 2015 – 10:00am – 4:00pm
• Sunday March 29, 2015 – 10:00am – 4:00pm

Where:

• Island Lake Conservation Area
• 673067 Hurontario Street South, Orangeville L9W 2Y9
• Directions and Map http://goo.gl/maps/SqQUA

General Admission Prices:

• Adults: $10
• Youth: $5 (4 to 12)
• Children (3 and under): FREE
• Admission includes Activity Passport

ADMISSION, MEALS & VENDORS – Payments accepted by Cash, Credit or Debit (no cash back)

Activity Passport Includes:

• Face Painting (until 3:00pm) www.FaceTheArt.com
• Balloon Artist (until 3:00pm) www.FaceTheArt.com
• Belgian Horse Drawn Sleigh Ride (until 3:00pm)
• Maple Bush Tour and Demonstrations www.ugdsb.on.ca
• Sugar Shack Tour and Evaporator Demonstration
• Make your own Maple Taffy

PARKING:

FREE PARKING is available onsite at the Conservation Area but is extremely limited, so be sure to arrive early. Using our FREE SHUTTLE SERVICE or Carpooling to this event is a great way to share the experience with a Friend or Neighbour!

FREE SHUTTLE SERVICE:

Onsite Parking for this event is very limited and will most likely fill up early. We strongly recommend and encourage you to use our FREE SHUTTLE SERVICE located at 3 easy locations throughout Town. Shuttles will run on a 15 minute rotation from 9:45am until 4:15pm (last shuttle leaves Island Lake at 4:15pm). During the Festival, The Lions Home Show will be running at the Orangeville Fairgrounds and the Shuttle service included pickup and drop-off service to that event from Island Lake as well.

SHUTTLE LOCATIONS:

Pinehurst Store Fixtures: 120 C Line, Orangeville, ON L9W 3Z8

Home Depot: 49 Fourth Avenue, Orangeville, ON L9W 1G7

Orangeville Fairgrounds (Lions Home Show): 247090 Side Rd 5, Mono, ON L0N 1A0

Weather permitting; we hope to have these performances, attractions, and vendors at the Event for your pleasure. Dates and times can be subject to change. Check our website events page for up to date listings: www.orangevilleoptimists.ca/events

ENTERTAINMENT STAGE: Sponsored By Jewel 88.5 FM

Saturday March 28, 2015:

10:30am………………….. Orange Peel Morris
11:15am………………….. Toms Martial Arts (Main Stage)
12:00pm………………….. Magician Dan Kranstz (Main Stage)
1:00pm……………………. Chanda’s School of Dance
2:00pm……………………. The Traveling Wannabes
2:00pm……………………. Magician Dan Kranstz (Outdoor Education Centre)
3:00pm……………………. Toms Martial Arts (Main Stage)

Sunday March 29, 2015:

11:00am………………….. Magician Dan Kranstz (Main Stage)
12:00pm…………………….Toms Martial Arts (Main Stage)
12:45pm…………………….The Traveling Wannabes
1:45pm..………………….. Theatre Orangeville Youth Singers (T.O.Y.S)
2:00pm……………………. Magician Dan Kranstz (Outdoor Education Centre)
2:15pm……………………. Toms Martial Arts (Main Stage)
3:00pm……………………. Chanda’s School of Dance

Attractions:

• All Day Breakfast (Pancakes, Sausage, Beans, Real Maple Syrup, Hot or Cold Beverage) – LARGE $7, SMALL $4
• BBQ Favourites (Hot Dogs, Sausage)
• Maple Syrup and Maple Candy Sales
• Hot Chocolate and Hot Apple Cider Sales
• Local Vendors Market
• Peruvian Alpacas by Alpaca Park www.alpacapark.com
• FREE Hot Air Balloon "Tethered" Rides by RE/MAX www.remaxballoon.ca (Saturday only)
• Chainsaw Carving by Jim Menken www.jimmenken.com (Saturday Only)
• Children’s Craft Tent by Mansfield Outdoor Centre www.mansfieldoutdoorcentre.ca
• Canadian Tire Jumpstart Skills Tent http://jumpstart.canadiantire.ca
• Recreational Games by Active Diversions Inc. www.activediversions.com
• 3rd Orangeville Scouts Giant Jenga Game and Campfire
• Island Lake Outdoor Education Centre Tour www.creditvalleyca.ca
• Pet Friendly Event (Don’t forget leashes and baggies)
• Dog Cart Rides (Sunday Only) Minimum $2 Donation to Charity www.thegoodguyscartingdogs.ca
• A heated Nursing Station / Baby Change Station will be located onsite in the Orangeville Police Trailor

Entertainment Acts:

• Magician Show - Dan Kranstz (2 Shows Daily) www.magicdan.ca
• Martial Arts Demonstrations by Toms Martial Arts www.tomsmartialarts.com
• Chanda’s School of Dance Demonstrations www.chandadance.ca
• Musical Performances by The Traveling Wannabes
• Theatre Orangeville (T.O.Y.S) www.theatreorangeville.ca/toys.php
• Orange Peel Morris (Saturday Only) www.orange-peel-morris.ca

Here is a look at some Event Photos and Videos from last year:

http://www.orangevilleoptimists.ca/media/2014-maple-syrup-festival-island-lake-cvc

EVENT SPONSOR: Scotiabank Orangeville

MEDIA SPONSOR: Jewel 88.5 FM

GOLD SPONSORS: RiverEdge Dental / Carter's Professional Corporation / Davenport's Auto Parts / Magna International Inc.

BRONZE SPONSORS: Rolling Hills Pharmacy / Larry's Small Engines / Your Financial Guy.ca / Mono Arts & Graphics Printing Ltd. / Orangeville Hydro / Lismar Financial

Opportunities available for Volunteers, Sponsorship and Vendors:

Please contact via:

Email: msf@orangevilleoptimists.ca
Website: www.orangevilleoptimists.ca
Facebook: www.facebook.com/OrangevilleOptimists
Twitter: www.twitter.com/OrangevilleOpti
YouTube: www.youtube.com/OrangevilleOptimists


Registration
Vendor Forms Available below:
Download 'Registration Form'

Map & Directions
Island Lake Conservation Area, Orangeville, ON