Ancaster Lifestyle Home Show
The 36th Ancaster Lifestyle Home Show has just about everything a homeowner could want, from roofers to replacement windows, kitchens to bathrooms, repairs to renovations, air conditioners to sunrooms. The show is at the Ancaster Fairgrounds, 630 Trinity Rd. at Hwy. 2, Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. virtualhomeshow.ca
It’s the first weekend for some maple syrup demonstrations and festivals. Sweet Water Season runs Feb. 25 to April 2 on weekends, holidays and March break from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sweetwater demonstrations are at 11 a.m., 1 and 3 p.m. and conclude with a tasty morsel of cornbread soaked in maple syrup. Crawford Lake Conservation Area is located at 3115 Conservation Rd. in Milton. conservationhalton.ca Maple Town runs Feb. 25 to April 2 on weekends, holidays and March break from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mountsberg Wildlife Centre is located at 2259 Milburough Line in Campbellville. The park will tap about 400 trees and the watery sap will transform into sweet maple syrup in the Sugar Shanty. You can also attend the Sugarmaker’s Breakfast, Saturday and Sunday, 8 a.m. (Pre-registration required). conservationhalton.ca
The annual Hamilton Wood Show at the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum continues Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Check out the latest hand tools, power tools, design trends, finishes and wood kits. Tickets at the door are $15 for adults, $14 for seniors and youth (13-17) and $25 for a weekend pass. Parking is free. The museum is located at 9280 Airport Rd. in Mount Hope.
Thousands of orchid blooms can be seen at the annual Spring Orchid Show and Sale Saturday and Sunday at the Royal Botanical Gardens, 680 Plains Rd. W., Burlington. Judged by the American Orchid Society, it features orchid displays by societies and growers from across Canada and the United States. There are also flower arrangements, painting, photographs and plant sales. Doors are open Saturday from noon to 5 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Photographers’ Sunday session is from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Admission to the show is free with admission to the gardens.
Let Loose. Join Jody Boston, established theatre artist and educator for an informal, fun introduction to the world of improv theatre Saturday from noon to 2:30 p.m. These sessions encourage participation and laughter through group-based exercises and games. Preregister at artgalleryofhamilton.com. Cost is $15 for nonmembers.
Know Grease Lightning?
The Zoetic Theatre’s “Grease Sing-Along” is Saturday, 8 p.m. Experience the thrill of singing out your favourite songs with a theatre full of other “Grease” lovers. The Zoetic is located at 526 Concession St.