Events and Calendar


Easter Bunny In Sparta

Saturday, April 11 2020 12:00pm to 3:00pm

Come to Sparta and have your free picture taken with the Easter Bunny. Robson's Studio will mount your picture for free. Enjoy the draws , Easter Egg Hunt at Sparta Candles and other activities at the participating businesses in Sparta.

Donations to the Caring Cupboard greatly appreciated

Side room of the Sparta House Tearoom

Phone: (519) 775-0054


Shedden Agricultural Society Quilt Show

Friday, April 17 2020 9:00am to Saturday, April 18 2020 4:00pm

On display will be over 125 quilts, as well as vendors.

Friday, April 17: 9am - 6pm

Saturday, April 18: 9am - 4pm 

Shirley Longhurst: (519) 764-2939



Friday, April 17 2020 6:30pm

SpellBound is not the embarrassing spelling bee of your youth where you had to spell words verbally in front of your classmates. At SpellBound you work with your team to spell words collectively—no public humiliation, just bragging rights and the chance to win the coveted Smarty Pants award and a $300 Cash Prize! Tickets are $25 per person. Included with your ticket is a draft beer and a snack (no tax receipts). Team captains should register their team of 2, 4 or 6...


Opening Day of Trout Fishing

Saturday, April 25 2020 8:00am to 3:00pm

Rainbow Trout are stocked in the Springwater Pond each year to create a safe and easily accessible fishing opportunity for both novice and avid anglers. Trout fishing is excellent throughout May. Entrance fees applicable.


Phone: (519) 773-9037

Email: admin...


New Exhibit Opening - Backus Page House Museum

Friday, May 01 2020 10:00am to 4:30pm

New museum exhibits opening today at Backus-Page House Museum.  Regular museum admission rates apply.


Phone: (519) 762-3072


Wings of the Wetlands

Saturday, May 02 2020 (All day)

Enjoy bird watching in John E. Pearce Provincial Park wetlands with a lunch and a tour of Backus-Page House Museum.  Birding expert and cost to be announced.    


Phone: (519) 762-3072


Tim Hortons Kids Trout Derby

Saturday, May 09 2020 9:00am to 1:00pm

Bring the Kids out for their own Derby, with special prizes sponsored by the Aylmer Tim Horton’s.


Phone: (519) 773-9037



V.E. Day (Victory in Europe) Commemoration

Saturday, May 09 2020 10:00am to 4:00pm

Commemorate the 75th anniversary of V.E. Day (Victory in Europe) WWII.  Learn how the residents of West Elgin and Dutton-Dunwich heard the news and celebrated in May of 1945.  Admission $8/person children 12 and under free. 


Phone: (519) 762-3072


PSVA 2nd Annual Harbour Hustle - Run Walk

Saturday, May 16 2020 8:00am to 10:00am

More details to follow


Seniors Day in partnership with West Elgin Community Health Centre

Tuesday, June 02 2020 (All day)

Activities, museum tours, refreshments and music to honour the seniors in our community. 


Phone: (519) 762-3072