The linked poster includes the complete 2018 Lakes and Trails Festival activity list. Please feel free to run off and post. Bring you bikes, boats, swim suits and walking shoes, or just come for the conversation and to find out more about South Frontenac’s natural beauty, active lifestyle and history. We look forward to seeing you all on July 14.
The second annual Lakes and Trails Festival is on July 14 in Sydenham Ontario. It celebrates the areas natural beauty, active lifestyle and history.
Sydenham is a historic village dating back to early 1800s. It is home to Canada’s longest continually running general store and has vibrant industrial and cultural history.
The walk of historic Sydenham follows a 2 kilometre route with local history interpreters. The historic interpreters will be on the route from 9:30 am to noon.
Go at your own pace. The walk starts at The Point Park. Come at a time convenient to you and hear stories from Sydenham’s past.
If you want a longer walk Sydenham is close to the junction of the Cataraqui Trail, the K+P Trail and the Rideau Trail. Frontenac Provincial Park is only 12 Kilometers north. All provide wonderful hiking options.
After the walk stay for a free community lunch – donations appreciated – and a free music concert on Mill Street. There will be a not-free beer garden and coffee patio with other treats.
Other events include paddling on the lake, cycling around the lake, a cycle skills competition, a children’s music concert with Gary Raspberry and a variety of other activities and booths. Join-in where you can.
Registration begins at 9:30 in Sydenham’s Point Park and the music ends at 4. Come any time.