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His­toric gar­dens

Dun­durn Na­tional His­toric Site of­fers free His­toric Gar­den Tours Satur­days and Sun­days in July. The one-hour tours are held start­ing at 12:30 and 2 p.m. Sto­ries and his­toric gar­den­ing shared by cos­tumed gar­den staff. www.hamil­ hamil­ton-civic-mu­se­ums/ dun­durn-na­tional-his­toric-site

Vin­tage ped­als

Pedal trac­tor col­lec­tors are dis­play­ing their col­lec­tions of vin­tage, rare and cus­tom pedal trac­tors on Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the An­caster Fair­grounds, Merritt Hall, 630 Trin­ity Rd., An­caster. Ad­mis­sion is $5 and chil­dren are free.

Sweet Sum­mer Sun­days

Re­lax and en­joy the tran­quil­ity of West­field Her­itage Vil­lage in the sum­mer­time. Bring a pic­nic and find a shady spot un­der a sprawl­ing maple. Sum­mer Sun­days runs from 12:30 to 4 p.m. The vil­lage is lo­cated at 1049 Kirk­wall Rd. in Rock­ton. con­ser­va­tion­hamil­


Got your backer but­ton yet? The an­nual Hamil­ton Fringe Fes­ti­val con­tin­ues daily un­til July 24 with more than 40 com­pa­nies of­fer­ing mu­si­cals, phys­i­cal theatre, dance, come­dies, drama, science fic­tion and sketch com­edy at 11 down­town venues. Tick­ets are no more than $10 per show, avail­able at the door one hour be­fore show­time. You must also buy a $5 fringe backer but­ton to ac­cess the fes­ti­val. Visit hamil­ton­ http://www.thes­ 6763926-322342-fringe-fes­ti­val-findit-all-here

Un­der the big top

The Shrine Cir­cus is in town, Spec­tac! 2016 is at the An­caster Fair­grounds, 630 Trin­ity Rd. S., for the week­end. Show times are Saturday at noon, 4 and 7:30 p.m.; and Sunday at 1 and 5 p.m. Tick­ets are $30 for gen­eral ad­mis­sion. http://www.thes­ 6767424-323796-shrine-cir­cus/

Worlds of mu­sic

The Hamil­ton World Mu­sic Fes­ti­val brings the world to Hamil­ton this week­end. Cel­e­brate our mul­ti­cul­tural com­mu­nity with food and craft ven­dors, live mu­sic on two stages from noon to 11 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Gage Park. Free ad­mis­sion.

Fu­tures and for­tunes

The Psy­chic and Well­ness Fair at Er­land Lee Mu­seum this Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., prom­ises so many ven­dors, demon­stra­tions, read­ers and more that they will be sit­u­ated in­doors and out. Come out and treat your body, mind and spirit. Ad­mis­sion is a non-per­ish­able food item for the food bank. Er­land Lee Mu­seum is lo­cated at 552 Ridge Rd. in Stoney Creek.

Honda Indy Toronto

Head­ing down the QEW? Make note there are clo­sures along Lake Shore Boule­vard from Stra­chan Av­enue to On­tario Street, July 15 to 17 for the Honda Indy Toronto.

Safe to swim?

Con­fed­er­a­tion Park Beach, and Van Wag­ner’s Beach are closed as tested July 12 and 13. Bayfront Beach is closed for the 2016 swim­ming sea­son due to a his­tory of high levels of bac­te­ria and/or tox­ins. In Hal­ton, Beach­way Park, Prospect Park Old Beach and Bronte Beach Park are closed as tested July 12 and 7. For in­for­ma­tion, call 905-546-2189 for Hamil­ton and 1-866-442-5866 for Hal­ton or visit hamil­ or hal­

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