Ontario’s Lake Country is your four season destination located at an hour North from Toronto. Boasting some of the best resorts, venues and attractions in Ontario such as Horseshoe Valley Resort, Casino Rama Resort, Burl’s Creek Events Grounds, Mount St. Louis Moonstone or Hardwood Ski & Bike to mention a few! The area offers many different options for accommodations such as several B&B’s, Hotels and accommodation resorts making it perfect for your over night stay! With many events happening in the area we are your go to destination for young and old located in Orillia, Oro-Medonte, Rama, Ramara, Severn and area’s four season playground in Simcoe County.
Rediscover the perfect summer outing at our Royal Downton Picnic. Celebrate a great afternoon of old-fashioned games such as 3 legged races, potato sack races and egg-spoon races. Parasols and picnic blankets are very welcome. Our East lawn will host an afternoon badminton match to the sounds of our 10 piece orchestra, Sunshine Strings.
Your very own Mr. Carson will be preparing spirited cocktails at our cash bar serving up “Mr. Bates’ Bittersweet Sloe Gin” and the “Lady Mary” that delivers a sweet punch with a sour finish that can linger all afternoon.
Win prizes for badminton games and best dressed in Downton inspired picnic attire, where white & cream will be the brightest of all colours.
Picnic baskets are to be picked up promptly at 2:00 p.m. in Swanmore Hall at 50 Museum Drive (Leacock Museum administration building) by one member of each party. Baskets include Baguette sandwiches, assorted cheeses, fresh summer fruit and high tea sweets. Tea cups and linen napkins will be provided. Old fashioned Lemonade and Sunkissed Sweet Tea will be served on the grounds by attendants.
For more information contact the Leacock Museum at 705-329-1908 or purchase on-line here. Tickets are $35.00 each. Families welcome!