Discover Burlington Ontario

#BurlON til Jan 23

by Guest Writer

We’re about halfway through January and here in Burlington we’ve got the temperatures to prove it! Looking for something to do this week? Try skating at Discovery Landing while looking out to the lake, or catch a show at the Performing Arts Centre. Whether you are an outdoors or indoors person, there’s something for everyone here in #BurlON.

Spiders Alive at RBGSpiders Alive at the RBG

Arachnophobes beware, from January 19 to April 14 the Royal Botanical Gardens will be crawling with spiders and their arthropod friends for Spiders Alive!. Learn about the many adaptations and behaviours of spiders and other creatures in two interactive exhibits and daily programs for all ages. This event is included in your general admission to the RBG, so make sure to stop by during your visit.

children Skating at Discovery Landing pondSkating

Come downtown to the Burlington Rotary Centennial Pond for free Pond Skating until March 4th. This is a great way to spend some time with the family while also being active, despite the cold weather! If you prefer to do your skating indoors, Appleby Arena is hosting a Public Skate on Mondays and Wednesdays. Check online to see specific times.

close up image of a Great Horned OwlOwl Prowl

Have you ever wanted to get nose to beak with an owl before? Now you can with Mountsberg Conservation Area’s Owl Prowl. This program provides insight into the lives of Ontario’s owls with a hike through the night and a visit with Mountsberg’s resident raptors. With two nights, Jan 18 for adults and Jan 19 for families, this is not an event to be missed. Pre-registration is required.

Glen Eden Ski & Snowboard Centre - Conservation HaltonOutdoors

Weekends until February 18, Mountsberg Conservation Area is inviting you and your friends or family to enjoy horse-drawn Winter Sleigh Rides through a winter wonderland. Pre-registration is recommended as spaces do sell out fast check website for availability.

Glen Eden is officially open for winter. While we may not have had much snow, that won’t get in the way of hitting the slopes this week. Check online to see slope conditions and other information.

Hiking is also available at all of our conservation parks. Visit Conservation Halton’s website for information and to see which one of the many beautiful trails here in BurlON is right for you.

Wondering what to do when the snow hits? Check out our blog Snow Much Fun in #BurlON.

people observing art in the art gallery of burlingtonArts and Culture

There’s plenty to enjoy at the Burlington Performing Arts Centre this weekend. On Fri 18 are Upright Citizens Brigade Touring Co and Live & Local Music Series: Charissa Pavlou & The Red Hill Valleys. On Sun 20, The Toronto All-Star Big Band: The Best of Broadway.

Ongoing at the Art Gallery of Burlington until January the 27 are two fantastic exhibits, Dancing on the Grave and Beautiful Scars: Mohawk Warriors, Hunters, and Chiefs. Also, every Sunday at the AGB from 1-4 pm engage in art and craft making at the free Open Studio. All are welcome to participate.



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