Environment Canada is predicting a sunny weekend. This might give you the chance to get outside, have a little fun, and absorb some vitamin D. Here’s five things to do in Sarnia-Lambton this weekend.
Try out roller skating
Roller skating is on at the Clearwater Arena this Friday night. Come out to relive your youth or pickup a new hobby starting at 6:30 p.m. Cash-only admission is $8 for adults and $5 for youth. Roller skate rentals are available – $3 for adults and $2 for youth. All skaters under 17 must wear a helmet. For more information, check out the Facebook event.
Explore Lambton County quilting
Celebrate a sesquicentennial of Lambton quilting with the opening newest exhibit at the Lambton Heritage Museum in Grand Bend. 150 Years of Lambton Quilts will feature of one-third of the museum’s 90 piece collection. Quilts on display were made between 1867 and today. Patrons can learn how quilts have evolved from practical blanket to works for art. On Saturday, the museum is open 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. admission is $5 for adults, $4 for seniors and students, and $3 for children.
Purchase some plants
Prepare for the gardening season with the Sarnia Horticultural Society’s 37th annual plant sale this Saturday from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. at 1435 Windemere Crescent. Everyone is invited for bargain prices on healthy plants including perennials, bulbs, shrubs, hosta, irises, and more. There will be free advice from knowledgeable gardeners and plant donations are accepted.
Go for a hike
A bright weekend gives you the chance to get out and enjoy hiking trails maintained by the St. Clair Conservation Authority. Fourteen conservation plots in the area offer hiking trails including, Wawanosh Conservation Area, Marthaville Habitat Management Area, and Perch Creek Habitat Management Area. Some trails may still be wet due to spring weather. For a full list of conservation areas with hiking trails visit: https://www.scrca.on.ca/conservation-lands/hiking/
Take Mom out for Breakfast
Churches, community groups, and resturants are eager to offer Mother’s Day breakfast specials. Check out local Legions, Lions Clubs, Fairgrounds, and Churches for homestyle breakfast buffets that are sure to make Mom smile.