Thanksgiving Harvest Festival
and Arts and Crafts Show
Proudly Supported By:
October 12-13, 2019
Sainte-Marie’s Thanksgiving Harvest Festival and Arts and Crafts Show and Sale is a fun family event, with lots of on-site activities and outstanding artisans and crafters.
The event is a regional favourite and typically includes both new and returning artisans. The wide variety of new products includes:
• Original acrylic artwork on slate and canvas
• Wildlife wood carvings
• Birch-bark greeting cards
• Glass and crystal ornaments
• Unique wreaths and centerpiece arrangements with natural materials
• Exquisite purses
Returning artists will showcase:
• Home-made wooden birdhouses
• Jewelry made from silver, brass, copper, bone, and shells
• Ceramic giftware
• Indigenous jewerly, drums and leather goods
• Quillwork and much more
• Bath bombs, artisan soaps & essential oils
Art lovers will appreciate original paintings in watercolour and oil, art cards, and Simcoe County landscape and wildlife motifs. Food is a big part of the event, and culinary fans will appreciate the special gourmet foods such as homemade fudges, chocolate, baked goods, savoury jellies, chutneys, mustards, truffles, honey, italian sausages & breads, pies and cookies.
On the historic site, there will be lots of heritage activities for families to enjoy. Costumed staff will share the story of the original 17th-century Jesuit mission.
Restaurant Sainte-Marie will be open on both days during the event, featuring its famous “Three Sisters Soup” adapted from an award-winning Indigenous recipe.