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Weekend Highlights-June 18th & 19th, 2022

What a great upcoming weekend Elgin County is going to have! Father’s Day is fast approaching, if you celebrate, make sure to snag a last minute gift for your father figures. I’m sure we all know how hard it can be trying to figure out what to buy your father figure. Why not spend some good old family time and head to one of the communities Father’s Day events?

If you like cars, boy is this summer packed with car shows! This weekend Sunday June 19th, the Father’s Day Car Show is back in St. Thomas! Spend some quality time with your family, experience vintage cars with enthusiasts who share the same interest! The show starts at 7am at 95 Elm St, St Thomas. Thanks to the St. Thomas Lions Club A1, this hit of an event is celebrating it’s 23rd Annual running!

Another great event to visit with your father figure is the Touch-A-Truck, Touch-A-Train event brought to you by the Elgin County Railway Museum! Saturday June 18th from 10am-2pm, the ECRM is hosting the 4th annual running of the event. Enjoy unique cars, trucks, emergency vehicles, construction vehicles, trains and much more! To find more information check out this website

This weeks weather has really made it feel like summer! Celebrate Summer with Wildflowers Farm at their 11th Annual Summer Solstice Fest! Enjoy local musicians, artists, food from local farmers, yoga, kids activities and games, botanical cocktails, dancing and so much more on the longest day of the year! Join them Saturday June 18th 2022, from 3pm-9pm! Wildflowers Farm is very environmentally conscious, and has offered a shuttle bus from London to the farm for the event! What a great way to cut down the carbon footprint as well as save you from the high gas prices at the moment! Tickets are $35 at the door, $30 advance tickets, children 12 and under free! What are you doing on the longest day of the year? For more information on artist line up and vendors click the link below!

This Friday June 17th from 8pm-10:30pm head over to Natterjack Brewery in West Lorne for some beverages and laughs at their Yuk Yuks on Tour event! Enjoy Letter Kenny Guest Star, and Canadian Comedy award winner and festival headliner Jeff McEnery, touring with Dom Paré! Enjoy the 80 minute show with friends and family General admission is $35/person and can be purchased through the link below.

All makes and models are welcome at this weekend Bracket Funday June 18th! Gates open at 9am with racing starting at 10:30am. Here are the classes: ET1-12.99 or slower, ET2-13.00 or slower, truck, bikes and sleds, Modern Muscles-2000 and newer, and Classic Muscle-1999 or older! Multi-classing is allowed! Tickets are $45 for tech, $25 for spectators, ages 6-15 $5, children 5 and under are free! To purchase tickets or register click the link below!

Wow what a great weekend packed full with events! Whatever you get up to this weekend, make sure to stay cool and hydrated in this heat wave we are getting! Have a great Father’s Day and a fun weekend! See you next Thursday!