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295 Block Party

Elmhirst’s Resort Presents “The Farm To Table – 295 Block Party” A Slow Food Harvest Party celebrating Canada 150+ with traditional cooking techniques using locally cultivated food from the 295 telephone exchange area. We are excited to announce the details of The “295 Block Party”, a special event to be held on Saturday, October 21,…

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Wednesdays are Date Night

Wednesdays are Date Night in the Hearthside Dining Room. Reserve a table to enjoy a Table d’hôte menu, specially created with Elmhirst’s Own products by our Lead Chef Seth. The set menu will include your choice of 2 starters followed by your choice of 3 Main Courses. The meal will finish off with dessert served with…

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Treehouse Program

Our Treehouse program is up and running for the summer! (Offered during July and August only.) The Treehouse program provides supervised activities for your kids! Drop your kids off at the Treehouse at noon on Tuesday & Thursdays. Enjoy a few hours while our recreation team keeps them entertained! Wednesdays – *Treehouse Dinner* – For…

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July Cottage Availability!

Have you made your summer plans yet? Looking for a getaway in July with your family? Look no further! Elmhirst’s Resort still has some availability in July for rental cottages at our Cottage Resort! Visit our accommodations page to see more details on our 2 and 3 bedroom Deluxe cottages for rent, available during July. Call…

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10th Annual InterProvincial AirTour at Elmhirst’s Resort

The InterProvincial AirTour is an epic journey made by a group of flying enthusiasts annually for the past 10 years. Coming from across Ontario and some from the USA, 40 aircraft landed on our 2800ft turf runway. Staying overnight on the adjacent grass field, the mix of homebuilt and fixed wing aircraft depart on June…

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Distance, Speed, Time, & Flight

The memorabilia rich decor of the Wild Blue Yonder Pub is testament to the enduring passion of FLIGHT past & present, of various members of the Elmhirst family. Classic vintage timepieces adorn the walls & ceiling, many of which have been donated by guests over the years. From a Canadian Airforce CF-101 Voodoo aircraft jump…

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Wine, Women and Canvas Weekend 2017

A Spring Girls’ Getaway Each spring, Elmhirst’s Resort welcomes groups of women for a fun girl’s getaway weekend that has become one of our most popular events of the year. This year, our special girl’s weekend took place on the weekend of April 21-23 and featured great food and wine, a spa credit and featured…

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Elmhirst Vintage Photo Circa 1940s

A glimpse of the rustic cottages of the fishing camp we once were, lining the north shore of Rice Lake, Ontario. Recently, this vintage postcard circa 1940s surfaced prompting us to want to know more about the structures & landscape pictured. The cottage on the far left was referred to as “Harry’s cabin”. Perspectively, it…

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March Break 2017

A fun-filled week Each year on March Break, we look forward to welcoming families to Elmhirst’s Resort for a break from school and work and to have a bit of fun. We always have a recreation schedule full of activities for the whole family and as always, there is lots of firewood available for anyone…

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