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Bus Trip to Bala Cranberry FestivalCranberries

at Johnston's Cranberry Marsh 

October 14, 2017


If you enjoy the colours of autumn, cranberries, good food, good company, and festival fun, this ticketed event to Muskoka is right for you! Society members and the general public are welcome to attend our October 14th trip to Bala, on the weekend of the 33rd annual Cranberry Festival.



Bus Trip includes stops at:


  • Mariposa Market (, renowned as a delightful bakery and shopping destination in Orillia.Johnston's Cranberry Marsh
  • Blue Willow Tea Shop in Gravenhurst ( for lunch, which includes a choice between chicken pot pie or a brie and cranberry sandwich, both served with Caesar salad. Dessert options are a scone with cream and jam or strawberry rhubarb pie with whipped cream. Coffee and tea are included.
  • Johnston’s Cranberry Marsh and Muskoka Lakes Winery ( in Bala. We will enjoy a guided wagon tour of the farm, observe cranberry harvest activities, and also experience a tutored wine tasting at the only winery in Muskoka. There will be time to browse the Cranberry Emporium, where “cranberry everything” is available for sale. And, since the annual 3-day Cranberry Festival is in full swing, local artisans and vendors will also be displaying their wares.


Departure and Return:

Our luxury coach bus departs from Elgin West Community Centre in Richmond Hill at 8:00 am, with an approximate return time of 6:00 pm.




    $100 per person


Tickets may be purchased by clicking here, and are also available at our General Meetings.


Note that participation in this event is not confirmed until payment is received. 



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