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Mississauga Festival of Trees

A unique new winter event is coming to Mississauga! The Mississauga Festival of Trees will run from December 9th-19th, 2021. The festival celebrates the joy of the winter season, showcasing displays of seasonal lights, contemporary tree and woodpile art installations, artisan and culinary markets, entertainment and public workshops, at the beautiful, historic venue of the Small Arms Inspection Building.

Open to artists’ interpretations, the tree and woodpile installations at the festival will celebrate the winter season and cultural diversity of Mississauga. Artists, postsecondary students, and community groups have come together to present these installations throughout the duration of the festival.

Tickets are on sale here: https://www.creativehub1352.ca/festival-of-trees

Rotary RibFest Seeking Council Approval to Relocate Event to Port Credit Memorial Park

UPDATE MARCH 7

Rotary RibFest has announced that the event will be taking place in Port Credits Memorial Park this summer

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Shuffle off to Port Credit: Your Guide to The Southside Shuffle

It’s hard to believe that The Southside Shuffle is turning 18 this year.  Next year it’ll be old enough to head off to the beer tent.

It’s equally hard to believe that the inaugural 1999 Shuffle took place on an open field on the south west corner of Lakeshore Rd. E. and Hurontario St.  An open field that now houses everything from Ten Restaurant on the east to Pita Pit on the west — not to mention two condominium buildings along the east and south edges.  For the curious, the main (and only) stage was right about where the bar in Ten is today.

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Since then the Southside Shuffle has grown by leaps and bounds.  One stage has doubled to two, it’s taken over Port Credit Memorial Park and spilled out onto the street with the Saturday ‘Street Shuffle.’ Continue reading Shuffle off to Port Credit: Your Guide to The Southside Shuffle