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Weekend see and do: Fall festivals and markets

A list of things to see and do in and around Guelph this weekend
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The Erin Fall Fair in 2019.

Saturday, Oct. 8

Erin Fall Fair

Erin Fairgrounds, 184 Main St., Erin; gates open at 8 a.m.
The fair runs from Thursday to Monday. Come out to see animals and live entertainment.
You can get tickets here.

Fall Festival & Artisan Market 

Fieldstone Barn, 7450 Middlebrook Rd., Elora; 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Enjoy sipping on pumpkin spiced lattes, hot apple cider or hot chocolate while shopping the artisan market, listening to live music, playing games and visiting farm animals. More info can be found here

Transartivist – Rainbow Visions Workshop

Guelph Civic Museum, 52 Norfolk St.; 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Open to racialized and disabled individuals in the LGBTQIA2S+ community.Join Maude and Katrina Stephany for improv, storytelling and crafting practices to create a community art piece, which will be exhibited at the Guelph Civic Museum. Registration is required.

Guelph Farmers Market

2 Gordon St.; 7 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Check out an abundance of fresh produce, baked goods, beverages, and products from local meat producers

Eramosa River Trail parkrun and parkwalk

Eramosa River Trail, 85 York Rd.; 9 a.m. - 10 a.m.
The free weekly timed 5K run, jog or walk kicks off just east of the covered wooded bridge near The Boathouse. Newcomers are encouraged to join at 8:45 a.m. Register here

Yoga with Alpacas

Brae Ridge Farm & Sanctuary, 7667 Maltby Rd E.; 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Find your zen with an hour yoga session overlooking fields and forest. Afterwards, hang out with on-site alpacas, ducks and horses. Registration is required. 

Sunday, Oct. 9

Erin Fall Fair

Erin Fairgrounds, 184 Main St., Erin; gates open at 8 a.m.
The fair runs from Thursday to Monday. Come out to see animals and live entertainment.
You can get tickets here.

Fall Festival & Artisan Market 

Fieldstone Barn, 7450 Middlebrook Rd., Elora; 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Enjoy sipping on pumpkin spiced lattes, hot apple cider or hot chocolate while shopping the artisan market, listening to live music, playing games and visiting farm animals. More info can be found here

Sunday Antique Market

57 Brock Rd S., Aberfoyle; 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
As Canada's largest outdoor antique market, the Aberfoyle Antique Market hosts more than 100 dealers selling collectivles, folk art, furniture and more. You can learn more here