Take advantage of Family Day (February 16th) this year with fun activities and events suitable for all ages. Spend the day relaxing with family and loved ones and taking a break from busy schedules to appreciate those around you. To ensure residents of the Sandstone Apartments and Executive Suites have a day full of activities planned, our preferred property management company, Williams and McDaniel, has put together some suggestions located near their Elora apartments.
From February 14th – February 16th 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. get outside of your apartment and celebrate Winterloo 2015 with fantastic outdoor and indoor events. Enjoy winter activities that include dog sled races, ice sculpting, free public skates, free movies and a scrumptious chili cook-off featuring top Waterloo restaurants. Feel free to consult the festival’s schedule page, festival map or call (519) 885-1921 for additional inquiries. Make sure to drop by Chicopee Ski and Summer Resort and continue the celebration with $25 all-access lift tickets after 5:00 p.m. The opening ceremony will be held at Waterloo Public Square located at 75 King Street South, which is a 33-minute drive from the Elora apartments.
Get back to nature with an evening hike accompanied by two of Rockwood Conservation Area’s nature interpreters. Admission to the park and this event is completely free. During the hike, you’ll have an opportunity to hear all the amazing sounds of nature and its inhabitants. After the hike, sit around a campfire, roast marshmallows and share stories. The hike, which runs on February 15th from 6:30 p.m. to 8:15 p.m., will meet at the park’s main pavilion. Located at 141 Fall Street in Rockwood, the conservation area is a 31-minute drive from the Sandstone Apartments and a 29-minute drive from the Executive Suites.
The Big Chill Outdoor Fun Day
Spend Family Day at Guelph Lake Nature Centre’s Big Chill Fun Day and take part in horse-drawn sleigh rides, dog sledding, cross-country skiing, skating and ice fishing. If you start to get hungry during the festivities, be sure to visit the on-site food trucks and enjoy some hot, fresh grub. Admission to the event is free. Voluntary donations are welcome and will fund the new nature centre. The Big Chill runs on February 16th at the Guelph Lake Nature Centre. The Executive Suites and Sandstone Apartments are a 20-minute drive from the centre located at 7677 Conservation Road in Guelph.
Shade’s Mills Family Ice Fishing Day
Shade’s Mills Family Ice Fishing Day is held on Ontario’s license-free Family Fishing Weekend. The event is open to inexperienced and veteran fishers and equipment and bait will be provided for new anglers. Throughout the day, there will be numerous contests, draws and prizes awarded to participants. This is a catch-and-release event and regular admission fees apply. The event runs on February 15th from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. with prizes drawn at 2:30 p.m. Located at 450 Avenue Road in Cambridge, the event is a 44-minute drive from the apartments.
Spend Family Day with those close to you and explore all the events and festivals in Elora and the surrounding area. Located at 120-122 David Street East and 145 Kertland Street, Williams and McDaniel’s Sandstone Apartments and Executive Suites offer residents ideal rental options in Elora’s charming village atmosphere.