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2023 Events at the Mill

Saturday, September 30 – DELTA HARVEST FESTIVAL - Lots of activities in the village. See the Harvest Festival Page for details.

Saturday September 30 - MILLING DEMONSTRATION – The 200-year-old mill stones in the Old Stone Mill in Delta will be turning at 10:30 am, 1 pm, and 3 pm, grinding heritage wheat into flour. Come on out and see how top quality flour is made. Admission is free (donations appreciated).

Friday, October 20 – MUSIC at the OLD TOWN HALL - We will be hosting a Festival of Small Halls event.  Featuring Ben Caplan, "A charismatic charmer and a smasher of pianos. A madman and an earnest poet. Ben Caplan released his first studio album in 2011 and has spent the last ten years recording and performing to ever growing audiences in music clubs and theatres around the world." For details and to buy tickets see: ontariosmallhalls.com

Saturday November 18 - HOLIDAY CRAFT FAIR – we will be hosting the 4th annual Holiday Craft Fair in the Old Town Hall from 9 am to 2 pm. It will feature crafts, arts, customs items, gifts, decor and much more.

Friday, December 1 - MUSIC AT THE OLD TOWN HALL - we will be hosting a Festival of Small Halls event - part of their Christmas series. Detail TBA.

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Annual Event Descriptions
  • Delta Maple Syrup Festival weekend: This is an annual spring event in Delta, held on the third weekend in April, features pancakes with maple syrup served at the Delta Fair Ground and sales of maple products and crafts. The Delta Mill Society cooperates with the Festival committee by opening the Mill for special demonstrations, exhibits and tours. For more information about the Delta Maple Syrup Festival, see the Delta Fair Website (they organize the Delta Maple Syrup Festival)

  • Annual Delta Fair in July: held on the fourth weekend in July, this is the longest-running country fair in Ontario. The Mill is always a feature point of interest for visitors to the area. On the first day of the Fair there is an annual parade and the Mill Society enters a float designed on a historical theme. For more information about the Delta Fair, see the Delta Fair Website

  • Delta Harvest Festival:
    Thanksgiving bounty
    photo by: Ken Watson
    Harvest bounty at the
    annual Harvest Festival
    Held on the last Saturday in September, the Delta Harvest Festival is a village wide celebration of the fall harvest. The mill is open for tours and treats, with the Friends of the Mill table featuring a variety of home baking, preserves, vegetable produce, crafts, plants, dried flowers, all donated by friends of the mill. Visitors arrive from Ottawa, Kingston, Brockville and many other centres to enjoy the country atmosphere of this lovely village, to purchase the sale products and to take part in the activities and demonstrations of special interest (such as blacksmithing) sponsored by the Society.

  • Christmas Lights in the Mill: Each Christmas season the Delta Mill Society installs large lighted candles and wreaths in the Mill windows and people come from many miles around to see this beautiful seasonal display. As one local business person wrote to the Society "the Mill's windows glow like small jewels on cold winter nights". This display is now paired with Delta's Celebrating the Season with thousands of lights in Lower Beverley Lake Park.

The Delta Mill Society   The Delta Mill Society
Box 172, Delta, Ontario K0E 1G0
Tel: 613-928-2584 (office)
Email: info@deltamill.org
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