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Pioneer Harvest Festival & Artisan Village
September 16 & 17, 2017

 

NOW RUNNING FOR TWO DAYS! TWO UNIQUE FESTIVALS!

 

Join us for a fun-filled weekend of Festival excitement with the Pioneer Harvest Festival and Artisan Village!

SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 17 - Village opens at 11 am and closes at 4:30 pm for this special event day

On Saturday, September 16

Pioneer Harvest Festival

This Mennonite and Pennsylvania-German festival is full of delicious foods such as homemade pies, cheese curds, sausages, apple butter, hand-made ice cream and many international foods.

Event Highlights:

Village opens at 10 am and closes at 4:30 pm for this special event day
  • A Fast-paced, one of a kind Quilt Auction, with Handmade Mennonite quilts
  • Historic Ale Sampling in the brewery**
  • International food to eat on site and take home.
  • Black Creek Registration Department Fundraising Book and Furniture Sale
  • IODE Rummage Sale
  • Cider Mill Demonstration presented by the Snider Family
  • Hand Quilting Demonstration presented by the Mississauga Quilters Guild
  • Sausage Making Demonstration and sale presented by the Pennsylvania German Folklore Society
  • Pioneer Demonstrations: candle dipping, historic cooking, apple schnitzing, grain threshing, and more!

The Toronto Mennonite Festival is run completely by volunteers. The Festival is a fundraiser for Mennonite Central Committee's work of relief, community development and peacebuilding - in Ontario, in Canada, and in 60 countries around the world. This will be the Mennonite Central Committee's 48th year at the Village, and since 1967, they have raised more than $1.3 million for MCC. See TorontoMennoniteFestival.ca

On Sunday, September 17 - Artisan Village

Artisan Village

Celebrate all things handmade at Black Creek's Artisan Village, a festival of food, drink and design. Appreciate and savour local food delights and shop for an array of local designers, artisans and craftspeople.  Register onsite for hands-on workshops and take home your own piece of the past!

Event Highlights:

Village opens at 11 am and closes at 4:30 pm for this special event day

  • Farmer's markets, local food vendors/ producers and food trucks
  • Shop from unique local artisans, designers and craftspeople
  • Artisanal workshops around the Village **
  • Historic Ale Sampling in the brewery**
  • International food to eat on site and take home
  • Black Creek Registration Department Fundraising Book and Furniture Sale**
  • 19th Century Food Discovery Zones
  • Interact with Barnyard Animals
  • Pioneer Demonstrations:historic cooking, grain threshing, and more!
  • Visit, taste and purchase from: Menos, Chip & Sparrow, The Happy Hen, Boxit, Dairy Belle, Evelyn's Crackers, Pelee Island Wine, La ChaCha Soaps, Dairy Belle, Toronto Bee Rescue, Ruthy's Naturals, Marigold Maple Syrup, La Parisienne, Culture City, Peonies & Whimsies, Man Made Grooming Co.and more!

** Additional fees apply for these activities