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Your Wellington County Weekend: spaghetti, trees and art

Walk with Jurors at an art exhibition, benefit dinners and more on the books this weekend
Many different types of art are represented at Insights.


Minto Fire Spaghetti Supper

Clifford Community Hall - 2 Brown St. S., Clifford

5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Fifteenth annual spaghetti supper. Admissions by donation with proceeds going to the Palmerston MRI fund. 


Neighbourwoods Tree Planting

Trestle Bridge Trail Head - 0968 Wellington Rd. 18, Fergus

9 a.m. to noon

Community volunteers planting native tree and shrubs along the Trestle Bridge Trail. Those who wish to join are asked to email Krista at [email protected]

Spring Fling at the Stables

The GrandWay Events Centre - 7445 Wellington Rd. 21

10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The Community Resource Centre’s first annual vendor marketplace with local businesses, artisans, food trucks, booths and children’s activities. This fundraiser goes towards raising money for the CRC’s community outreach and support services.

Insights Exhibition: Walk with Jurors

Wellington County Museum and Archives - 0536 Wellington Rd. 18

1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Over 70 art pieces on display at the annual juried art exhibition. Tour the exhibition with the jurors who will explain their decision making process and influences on this year’s exhibition.

Sponsored youth swim

Centre Wellington Community Sportsplex - 550 Belsyde Ave. E., Fergus

1:30 p.m. to 2:55 p.m.

Sponsored free swim for first 40 youth who arrive at admissions desk within 15 minutes of scheduled start time.

In The Bleachers by the CW Children’s Drama Club

Fergus Grand Theatre - 244 St. Andrew St. W., Fergus

2 p.m. and 7 p.m.

Winemakers Dinner and Wine Tasting

The GrandWay Events Centre - 7445 Wellington Rd. 21

6:30 p.m. to 11 p.m.

The Elora Lions Club is hosting this four-course dinner with wine pairings. Proceeds raised go to the Groves Hospital Foundation.


Earth Day Birthday Market

Royal City Nursery, 6838 Wellington Rd. 124; 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

It’s Royal City Nursery’s fifth anniversary, and it is hosting a free event to celebrate. Local vendors, interactive workshops, kids activities, a 1km walking track and more! More info here.

Lights and Sirens: Charity Hockey game

Centre Wellington Sportsplex, 550 Belsyde Ave. E., Fergus; 11:30 a.m.

Centre Wellington Fire Rescue takes on Wellington County OPP in a charity hockey game. A family skate begins at 11:30 a.m., with the charity game taking place at 12:30 p.m. Admission is a food or cash donation to benefit the Centre Wellington Food Bank or Guelph Wellington Crime Stoppers.