What’s on in The Bench: July 17-19

Here is what’s on for the weekend of July 17 to July 19, 2020. List below are public events planned in Grimsby, Beamsville, Smithville, Jordan Station, Vineland and area.

Friday, July 17

Fri-YAY Trivia Night at Station 1 Coffeehouse

Trivia Night at Station 1 Coffeehouse in Grimsby runs every Friday, weather permitting. Groups of 6 required. Adults only. To reserve a table on the Southern Comfort Patio at the back of the building call the cafe at 905-309-4000 or drop by to book in person.

Saturday, July 18- Sunday, July 19

Chardonnay wine tasting at Westscott Vineyards

JORDON STATION – An exploration of past, present, and future Westcott Chardonnays, introduced by a professional winemaker. Event takes place in the Westcott Vineyards VIP tasting room. Each guest receives six 1-ounce tastes of sold out library wines and futures, 2012 through 2019 vintages. Maximum 10 guests per session. MUST BE PRE-BOOKED. For social distancing, the venue will space each pair of people apart by 2 metres. To purchase tickets visit: https://www.westcottvineyards.com/products/chardonnay-verticals-taste-the-past-present-and-future

Cherry Picking at Hildreth Farms

BEAMSVILLE – Pick your own sweet cherries at Hildreth Farm. This is a fun activity for the entire family. Social distancing rules apply. Visit 4685 Durham Road, Beamsville, ON. Simply park, buy a basket, and head to the cherry trees to gather your bounty. Event runs 8am-5pm. For pictures and to read more about this experience click here: https://niagarainfo.ca/pick-your-own-cherries-in-beamsville/

Summer patio season is in full swing

AROUND THE BENCH COMMUNITIES – The Bench is home to many breathtaking patios in scenic surroundings across Jordan Station, Beamsville, Vineland and Grimsby. Many of them sit on the grounds of palatial wineries with sprawling estates and spectacular views. They serve premium wines and have restaurants that offer farm-to-table fare. Add these patios to your local summer things to do list. Reserve seats in advance. Seating is spaced according to Ontario’s Phase 2 reopening guidelines. https://niagarainfo.ca/best-summer-patios-beamsville-grimsby-smithville/

Start planning for next weekend…

Thursday, July 23, 2020

Farmer’s Market Day in Grimsby

Farmer’s Market Day in Stoney Creek

Redstone Winery presents Bedouin Soundclash

Yoga on the lawn at Westcott Vineyards

Friday, July 24, 2020

Fri-Yay Trivia Night at Station 1 Coffeehouse

Saturday, July 25, 2020

The Big Spend

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Have a community event that we should know about and that you would like published in our events listings? We are interested in any public event that is held in Grimsby, Stoney Creek, Winona, Jordan Station, Beamsville, Vineland, Lincoln, West Lincoln, Wainfleet and neighbouring communities.

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