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FernFest adds Belfry Stage

Free festival with a Fernwood state of mind

›› Kathryn Juricic & Mila Czemerys

FernFest is a jam-packed, community-based, family, art, and music festival. We aim to hire our neighbours, showcase art, support local artists, and have a time together! The beauty of it all is the combination of many people: the volunteers, dozens of performers of […]

By |May 31st, 2019|Buzz, Events, News, Village Vibe|0 Comments

Fernwood Art Stroll – June 8 & 9 2019

Spend your weekend enjoying local art

›› Ken Guenter

The 12th annual Fernwood Art Stroll will take place on Saturday, June 8th and ­Sunday, June 9th from 11:00am to 4:00pm.

Fernwood makers and artists will be opening their studios to exhibit and sell their art. Visitors will enjoy this ­opportunity to see artwork in artists’ gardens, studios, and […]

By |May 29th, 2019|Buzz, Events, Village Vibe|0 Comments

Volunteer with FernFest

Looking for a way to get involved in the ­community, meet new people, and have a great time?

›› Melissa Faye Reid

Volunteer for FernFest June 21st & 22nd at Fernwood Square. This free, all-ages event is celebrating it’s 24th year and we need support from people like you to make it a success.

There are many volunteer […]

By |May 29th, 2019|Buzz, Events, Village Vibe|0 Comments

New Grant Street gardens

›› Sarah Reid

After nearly a year of reconstructive ­surgery, the final touches in the 1300 block of Grant Street are finally complete!

For most of 2018, the street was blocked off to thru traffic due to road and utility reconstruction. For months on end there were gaping holes in the street, no ­sidewalks, no parking, lots […]

By |May 29th, 2019|Buzz, News, Village Vibe|0 Comments

Marta Cafe + Pantry

›› Lauren Gaultier

Sometimes, it is okay to go beyond the borders of Fernwood—especially if that means, just across the street and it involves baked goods! Marta Café + Pantry opened their doors on the corner of Bay and ­Shakespeare just over three months ago and I’m thankful they did.

Borne out of a passion for great […]

By |May 29th, 2019|Buzz, Village Vibe|0 Comments

FernFest is all about supporting local acts

FernFest fostering ­community ­connections through local ­performances

›› Melissa Faye Reid

On June 21st and 22nd, Fernwood Square transforms into a swirling cosmos of ­performances, markets, a bike parade, and above all else, community spirit. FernFest is back for its 24th year and, let’s just say, is only ripening with age. This free, two day, all-ages event […]

By |May 29th, 2019|Events, News, Village Vibe|0 Comments

Compost Ed Centre Summer Solstice Garden Party

Take a walk to this magical ­Garden Party ­during FernFest

›› Alexis Hogan

Join the Compost Education Centre on June 22nd from 11:00am to 3:00pm for our Summer Solstice Garden Party, a satellite event of FernFest, located in the Teaching Gardens of the Compost Education Centre in the heart of Fernwood!

Chock full of awesomeness, the Summer Solstice […]

By |May 29th, 2019|Events|0 Comments