Posted on 2020-09-15 in Blog
Another season upon us – it’s almost fall in Woodstock and Oxford County!
And with everything crazy going on in the world, we know people are still looking for things to do, especially things to do in the fall. We did some research and thought some outdoor oriented activities might be welcome. Check them out!
Drive Oxford: Oxford County is really beautiful, especially when the fall leaves are out. Sometimes, you don’t want to drive around totally aimlessly, because you might end up on a not-so-pretty-route (or possibly lost). Tour Oxford has put together three routes with this in mind. Check them out and enjoy taking in the blaze of the fall leaves: https://www.tourismoxford.ca/listing/detail/ArticleId/14440/3-Routes-to-Satisfy-Your-Fall-Colour-Craving.aspx
Raise Some Funds for Hospice: On September 19, 2020, you can get moving and do something good for your community. VON Sakura House Residential Hospice is doing their Hike for Hospice event, sponsored by Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada. Typically, Hike for Hospice would have had hundreds of people attending in person together to raise funds, but this year, things had to be taken virtually. That’s ok – you can hike, walk, run, cycle around your own neighbourhood, the park, inside on your spin bike, whatever it takes. VON Sakura House has set a goal of $80,000 for fundraising, so let’s help them get there! Here is their event information and registration details: http://vonsakurahouse.com/hike-for-hospice/
Forest Bathe: Forest Bathing, or for ‘normal people’, hiking or walking through the forest, is a really nice pastime and something fun to do while the weather is good. Oxford County has so many trails that we think it might be giving Uxbridge, the trail capital, a run for its money. Pack a snack and water, and enjoy your forest bathe: https://www.oxfordcounty.ca/Explore-Oxford/Trails-parks/Oxford-County-Trails
Farmers’ Market: The Fairgrounds Mutual Building at 875 Nellis Street, Woodstock is hosting the Woodstock Farmers’ Market which always has fresh, local food. It’s open 7am-noon every Saturday, year-round, and let’s be honest – this definitely beats lining up outside the grocery store.
2020 is certainly an odd year, but the silver lining is that Woodstock and Oxford County still have family-friendly, socially distant activities to enjoy. Let’s take Fall 2020 by storm!
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