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Weekend Roundup – June 7, 2019

Posted: June 7, 2019

This forecast for this weekend is perfect: warm weather and sunny skies. If that is not enough reason to get out and explore our local communities, then our weekend roundup of events sure will. Keep reading for tips on what to do with family and friends this weekend. Happy exploring!


The Canadian Open, organized by Golf Canada, was first contested in 1904. Played annually continuously since then, except during World War I and World War II, the Canadian Open is the third oldest continuously running tournament on the PGA TOUR, after The Open Championship and the U.S. Open. Good luck to the golfers this weekend, and happy watching to those attending.


So much music, so much fun – be part of the Kick-Off Concert leading up to next weekend’s Sound of Music. Gates open at 1pm. Taking the stage are Bush, Live, Monster Truck and more. Rock on this Saturday at Spencer Smith Park.

Flower fanatics, visit Laking Garden this weekend and be mesmerized by the brilliant colour combinations of the iris and peonies collections at the Royal Botanical Garden as they reach peak bloom. Fun fact, the RBG iris collection was planted in 1947.


This weekend, beginning Friday evening at 6:30pm get swept away in Buskerfest. Enjoy delicious treats and boutique fashion while performers from around the world bring JOY! Graceful tightrope walkers and dexterous jugglers, whirling hula-hoops and flying Chinese vases, the sounds of drums and flips and spy music will fill King Street, just for you. Experience the mystery, the stunts, the acrobats, the precision and the magic at this free event downtown Dundas.  


Dust of those swimming trunks and suits, Wild Waterworks opens on Saturday for the summer season. Start your summer at Wild Waterworks? Splash around and enjoy a day filled with fun in the sun. Bring a canned good and receive $ 3 off admission at the gate.

Families living up the Mountain, we didn’t forget about you. Join Concession Street BIA on Saturday for the 23rd annual STREETFEST from 10am to 7pm. The ​day will be packed with fun for the whole family – live music, crafts, vendors, street performers, dancing, kids activities and sidewalk sales from the community of local merchants. Kids Zone will include face painting and inflatables, and over 15 music performances at one of the two main stage areas. 


Shop your local farmers this Saturday at the Waterdown Farmers’ Market. Connect with local farmers and producers to enjoy offerings including fruit, vegetables, eggs, artisan breads, baked goods, wine and more.

Go Raps Go

Cheer on the true Kings of the North at Burlassic Park at City Hall in Burlington, or head to the First Ontario Centre in Hamilton. Tickets are free, but fans must reserve their spot if they want to watch the game in Hamilton.

Open houses alert!

Two beautiful homes just recently hit the market, and are featured this Sunday by the Re/Max team. In West Hamilton Mountain, homebuyers will find a turn-key bungalow home ready to move in at 71 Sanatorium Road, Hamilton. This could be your next investment property, as it is located near Mohawk College, or an updated home for first-time buyers. Take a peek at this house on Sunday from 2-4pm. For those wanting a bit more of that rural life, but with the convenience of city life a quick hop away, head to 2051 HWY 6 Highway Puslinch on Sunday and view this cute bungalow’s open house. Recently renovated, this home is move-in ready – perfect timing for new buyers to enjoy this house’s large backyard this summer.