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Burlington Performing Arts Centre
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The Burlington Performing Arts Centre (BPAC), located in beautiful downtown Burlington, is a cultural hub of the community and offers the best in the performing arts to the citizens of Burlington.  BPAC presents professional theatre, comedy, dance, music and children’s programming in its Main Theatre and Community Studio Theatre.

Exciting events for the whole family in the 2018/2019 Season include MOMIX: Opus Cactus – a spectacle combining dance, illusion and music; Peter Pan – a musical re-imagining of the classic story; A Very Electric Christmas – a captivating tale of family, friendship and hope; The Nutcracker – a holiday classic; The Sleeping Beauty – an epic ballet fairy tale; One Thing Leads to Another –  a play for babies; Pete the Cat – a new musical; Mike Super – Magic & Illusion as seen on America’s Got Talent, Erth’s Prehistoric Aquarium Adventure – bringing the sea to life; and Bobs & Lolo – Sing, Dance and Play!

Woodbine Mohawk Park
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Woodbine Mohawk Park is your entertainment destination for thrilling live horse racing, family fun and tasty dining experiences. The very best Standardbreds in North America compete at Mohawk Park in marquee events such as the $1 million Pepsi North America Cup and $6 million Breeders Crown.

Mohawk Park offers fun for all-ages, including Family Fun and Fireworks nights on Victoria Day and Civic Holiday weekends. The Holidays at Mohawk Park is a can’t miss event to celebrate the magical time of year. Every Saturday night kids can get up close with a retired racehorse, take part in sulky rides and meet the horses and drivers competing along the trackside rail.

The Mohawk Harvest Kitchen features a locally-grown and sourced menu along with the best view of the track. The Trackside Buffet and Trackside Bar and Patio meet the tastes of any guests.

Live racing takes place every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings at Woodbine Mohawk Park.

York-Durham Heritage Railway
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The York-Durham Heritage Railway Association is a non-profit organization operated by volunteers. The heritage train station is located less than 1 hour northeast of Toronto.  Our mandate is to preserve and promote the heritage of Canadian railways of South-Central Ontario.

Enjoy a historic train ride through the Oak Ridges Moraine onboard the York-Durham Heritage Railway, seated in one of our heated/air-conditioned heritage coaches from the 1950’s. Be sure to check out our doors-open baggage car during the train ride. Enjoy family-friendly on-board entertainment.  Located less than 1 hour northeast of Toronto, this is a great family day trip!

Our train is equipped with a wheelchair accessible washroom, snack bar, and souvenir stand. The Heritage Train is not wheelchair accessible at the Stouffville station, however, trips beginning and ending in Uxbridge do allow for full wheelchair accessibility to the train.

Trains run every Sunday during from the first weekend in June until the end of October between Uxbridge and Stouffville. The train departs the Uxbridge Station at 10:00 am and 2:30 pm and from the Stouffville Station at noon. Round trips between Uxbridge and Stouffville are 2 hours.  In addition to the regular Sunday runs, York-Durham Heritage Railway offers a number of themed train trips including:

Teddy Bear Days
Day Out With Thomas
Halloween Trains
Santa Trains

We are always adding new feature trips. For detailed trip information for regular and themed trips:  http://ydhr.ca/train/schedule/

It is best to reserve your seats and purchase tickets on-line. PayPal, VISA, and MasterCard are accepted for on-line purchasers. Cash and debit are accepted at the station.

Birthdays:

For those who love trains, York-Durham Heritage Railway is a great way to celebrate that special day. Contact us ydhr@ydhr.ca and we can work with you to organize a party.

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