JUNE DAY TRIPS! Road trips and excursions for the first real month of summer
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JUNE DAY TRIPS! Road trips and excursions for the first real month of summer

These events listings appear in the Summer edition of Ottawa Magazine. For more local events and July and August roadtrips, buy the magazine on newsstands or order your online edition.

Art in the Garden: With over 30 artists exhibiting in Kiwi Gardens near Perth, this showcase of art and crafts draws over 3,000 visitors every year. June 15 and 16.

Thousand Islands Wine & Food Festival. June 14 and 15. Revel in the joys of some of the province’s finest wine, beer, and food. Festival guests are invited to sample drinks from different regions, along with locally produced foods, while enjoying the relaxing ambience of Brockville. On Saturday, special guest Konrad Ejbich from CBC’s Ontario Today stops by to share some wine expertise. A complimentary shuttle service is offered for local hotel guests during festival hours. $10. Brockville Memorial Centre, Magedoma Drive, Brockville, 888-251-7676, www.brockvilletourism.com.

Brockville Tall Ships 1812 TourJune 14 to 16. Thirteen ships sail into Brockville for the weekend, bringing a lot of excitement along with them. In commemoration of the War of 1812, tall ships from around the world are circulating Ontario waters this summer. Their weekend in Brockville brings musical events, a Shakespeare performance, hot air balloon rides, the Brockville Pipe Band, the Fort Wellington Cannon Display, a fireworks display and, of course, ship tours. The admission fee counts as an unlimited weekend pass for any of the 13 ships. $12. Brockville Tourism, 10 Market Street W., Brockville, 888-251-7676, www.tallshipsbrockville.com.