Saturday, September 29, 2012

Wellesley Apple Butter and Cheese Festival, Rogers Open House, KW POMBA Sale, Try A Sport Day, Oktoberfest, Pumpkin Patches and more Things To Do in Kitchener Waterloo

Sept 29
Sobey's Ira Needles Kids Breakfast Parfaits 11am-noon

Free Rogers TV Open House Saturday, September 29 12-4PM It’s lights, cameras and FREE family fun! We’re opening our doors to the community to come tour Waterloo Region’s community TV Station! On Saturday, September 29 from 12 – 4 PM drop by Rogers TV at 85 Grand Crest Place, Kitchener (off of Wilson Ave & Wabanaki). See inside your community TV station, and find out what’s NEW this fall on Rogers TV! Check out our new fall line up! Meet our hosts including Swap Shop’s Giovanni Petitti, daytime’s Mark & Susan & Talk Local’s Hayley Zimak and take the Rogers TV screen test! Tour our TV studio & editing suites – try your hand at working a studio camera. Visit our Community Moments Cam for a chance to be featured on Rogers TV. Autograph session with the Kitchener Rangers from 2-4 PM. Free Kids Activities – face painting, balloons & more! Free cake & punch for the first 200 visitors Win amazing prizes including a Family-Four Pack of Kitchener RangersTickets PLUS!!! Find out how you can get involved in community! The Rogers TV team will be onsite to share with you how you can propose your very own idea for a TV show, and how you become part of our volunteer team and play a hands-on role in producing compelling TV for Waterloo Region.

DISCONNECT event at Communitech!/events/467859236582121/ FREE

Wellesley Apple Butter and Cheese Festival info can be found here

Culture Days
Join Culture Days at Joseph Schneider Haus on Saturday, Sept. 29, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. War of 1812 re-enactors will be bringing this story to life, shooting muskets in authentic uniform. Marlene will be on site interpreting her work, joined by local guilds demonstrating their traditional crafts and giving you a chance to try your hand!
Culture Days Event Page -

Kitchener Waterloo Rowing Club Open House

Saturday, September 29, 2012
10am – 3pm
Location: K-W Rowing Club
3565 King Street, East
Kitchener, ON
Summary: Come on out and tour the facilities and learn about rowing. Visitors aged 11 and older are welcome to join current members in one of our shells. Light refreshments are available. Visit  for programs available. 519-893-2546.

Try a Sport Day

Saturday, September 29, 2012
10am – 3pm
Location: RIM Park Waterloo & Lions Park Kitchener
Summary: The day is FREE to members of the community; though we will be accepting donatons on site to help support the Canadian Tire Jump Start program. This program provides children in our own community, who would otherwise be unable, the opportunity to participate in sports.
Phone number: 519-653-1920 x206

Kitchener Auditorium admission is $1

Oct 3rd
Boston Pizza night for Van For Dan Oct 3rd Gateway Park
Read more about the Van For Dan here

Sept 29 & 30th
Pumpkinfest Port Elgin Admission $8 adult, $5 child or $20 family


Here are some family friendly Oktoberfest Events

Date: Oct. 3, 2012 Cambridge Council's Oktoberfest Luncheon Time: 11:30 am - 1:30 pm Cambridge City Hall 50 Dickson Street, Cambridge Free Event

Oct 4 Opening Ceremonies: Waterloo Mayor's Oktoberfest Luncheon Time: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm Waterloo Public Square King Street & Willis Way, Uptown Waterloo FREE EVENT

Date: Oct. 5, 2012 Opening Ceremonies: Kitchener - Waterloo Time: 11:30 am - 1:30 am Kitchener Civic Square, Kitchener FREE EVENT

Date: Oct. 5, 2012 - Oct. 13, 2012 Kitchener Willkommen Platz Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 pm Benton Street & Frederick Street (Opposite Market Square) Daily The heart of Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest! It's a 'Bavarian Villiage" in downtown Kitchener with FREE live entertainment on the Children's Stage. Check out the displays and activities, excellent food and beverages, information, souvenirs and a Bier Garten. Fun for the whole family. The Platz is open daily through the festival.

31st Annual Oktoberfest Family Breakfast Date: Oct. 6, 2012 Time: 7:30 am - 11:00 am Waterloo Public Square 75 King Street S. Waterloo, ON Free, bring items for the Food Bank

OktoberFEAST, a celebration of food and food trucks.
When: Saturday, Oct. 6 from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 7 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: Waterloo Public Square
OktoberFEAST is scheduled to take place during the first weekend of Oktoberfest, Kitchener-Waterloo’s popular Bavarian festival. The event, which is sponsored by the City of Waterloo will showcase several food truck vendors, including:
· Hula Girl Espresso Truck, serving coffee/tea and baked goods
· Blue Donkey Streatery, serving gyros, feta fries and ouzo mayo calamari
· Southern Ontario Smoked BBQ, serving pulled pork and ribs
· Papa’s Gourmet, serving smoked meat, chicken or beef shawarma
· Manual Labour Coffee, serving cookies and espressos
· Sweetness Inc., serving cupcakes and sweet pops
· Busters Sea Cove, serving fish tacos, shrimp tacos and lobster rolls
· Dave’s Food Truck, serving hamburgers and cut fries
· Dirty South, serving pulled pork, smoked chicken and hickory smoked pork
Visitors will also enjoy musical entertainment and Pandora’s Sox will perform puppet shows on Saturday at 6 p.m. and again on Sunday at 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.
OktoberFEAST will run rain or shine and admission is free for the entire family to enjoy, with the exception of food purchases.

Oktoberfest Kitchener Market Style Saturday October 6th and 13th at 10:00 am - 1:00 p.m. Family days, music, food, crafts and more German Cooking Class Wednesday, October 10th 6:30 - 8:30p.m Kitchener Market Marketfest : Art and Food market Wednesday, October 10th 11 am till 7 p.m Kitchener Market Oktoberfest

Thanksgiving Day Parade Date: Oct. 8, 2012 Time: 8:30 am - 1:00 pm Parade Map

Oktoberfest Car Show Date: Oct. 13, 2012 Time: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm Willkommen Platz, Downtown Kitchener King St. between Queen & Scott Streets

Concert at New Song Church Oct 29

FUN STUFF Do you know of any family friendly Pumpkin Patches,Oktoberfest, Thanksgiving and/or Halloween Events (free or low cost only)? Post them on our facebook page!/groups/2369595749/

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