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2019 Events at the Mill

Friday October 4 - TIM NAST CONCERT – Tim Nast is an accomplished pianist and composer with a rare talent for melody and improvisation. Nast's musical style is freestyle piano - a mix of classical, jazz, folk and improv (think Keith Jarrett and George Winston). The Old Town Hall concert celebrates his launch of a new album (on October 4) and kicks off a small town tour across Ontario, before heading across Canada. Tickets are $20 on-line or $25 at the door. Doors open at 7 pm, concert starts at 7:30 pm. For more information and to purchase tickets see www.timnast.com

Fridays & Saturdays, Nov. 29, 30, Dec. 6, 7, 13, 14, 20, 21 - CELEBRATING THE SEASON – the Old Stone Mill will be lit up with festive candles as part of Delta's Celebrating the Season. The Old Town Hall will be open from 5 pm to 8:30 pm featuring our Christmas Gift Table with all sorts of interesting items. Hot Dogs & Refreshments will be available for sale in the hall. Lower Beverley Lake Park will be lit with over 100,000 lights. You can take a ride on the Wagon from the Delta Fair Grounds that will take you to the park and back. Admission to the Old Stone Mill and Old Town Hall is FREE (donations appreciated). Entrance fee to Lower Beverley Lake Park $5 for Adults 13 and older.

Saturday November 30 - FESTIVE CHRISTMAS MARKET in the Old Town Hall from 10 am to 8 pm. The hall will be full of vendors offering lovely hand-crafted items for sale. The Delta Mill Society will also have its Christmas Gift Table. Come out, browse the many offerings and find those perfect gifts!

Saturday November 30 - CHILDREN’S CHRISTMAS WORKSHOP – hosted by the Delta Mill Society at the Old Town Hall from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Children accompanied by their parents are welcome to come and do some gift shopping and have fun doing Christmas Crafts - supplies provided at no charge and Hot Dogs & Refreshments will be available for sale. For more info contact the Delta Mill Society, info@deltamill.org.

Friday December 6 - SMALL HALLS CONCERT featuring Còig - Còig is a Celtic quartet from Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. Their pieces are created using a unique combination of influences, including Celtic, jazz, global, Irish and traditional music. The quartet is well respected players in the Celtic world, known for creating everything from traditional ballads to fabulous covers. For more info and tickets see: festivalofsmallhalls.

Saturday December 14 - MUSICAL EVENING AT THE OLD TOWN HALL – more details to come

Saturday December 21 - CAROLING AT THE OLD STONE MILL – come and join us as we sing our favorite Christmas Carols at our beautifully lit Old Stone Mill starting at 6:30 p.m.

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Annual Event Descriptions
  • Delta Maple Syrup Festival weekend: This is an annual spring event in Delta, held on the third weekend in April, features pancakes with maple syrup served at the Delta Fair Ground and sales of maple products and crafts. The Delta Mill Society cooperates with the Festival committee by opening the Mill for special demonstrations, exhibits and tours. For more information about the Delta Maple Syrup Festival, see the Delta Fair Website (they organize the Delta Maple Syrup Festival)

  • Annual Delta Fair in July: held on the fourth weekend in July, this is the longest-running country fair in Ontario. The Mill is always a feature point of interest for visitors to the area. On the first day of the Fair there is an annual parade and the Mill Society enters a float designed on a historical theme. For more information about the Delta Fair, see the Delta Fair Website

  • Delta Harvest Festival:
    Thanksgiving bounty
    photo by: Ken Watson
    Harvest bounty at the
    annual Harvest Festival
    For many years The Delta Mill Society has hosted this October event. In 2015, the event was moved to the Saturday before Thanksgiving (to make it easier for volunteer participation). It features a sale of home baking, preserves, vegetable produce, crafts, plants, dried flowers, all donated by members of the community. Visitors arrive from Ottawa, Kingston, Brockville and many other centres to enjoy the country atmosphere of this lovely village, to purchase the sale products and to take part in the activities and demonstrations of special interest (such as blacksmithing) sponsored by the Society.

  • Christmas Lights in the Mill: Each Christmas season the Delta Mill Society installs large lighted candles and wreaths in the Mill windows and people come from many miles around to see this beautiful seasonal display. As one local business person wrote to the Society "the Mill's windows glow like small jewels on cold winter nights". This display is now paired with Delta's Celebrating the Season with thousands of lights in Lower Beverley Lake Park.

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Box 172, Delta, Ontario K0E 1G0
Tel: 613-928-2584 (office)
Email: info@deltamill.org
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