The May long weekend is generally considered the start of the summer season. There’s lots going on in Sarnia-Lambton this weekend to help you kick off your summer the right way. Here’s five things to do in Sarnia-Lambton this weekend.
Have a Luau
The Sarnia Moose Lodge is hosting a Hawaiian dance night on Friday starting at 8 p.m. Everyone is invited to hula dance, join the limbo contest, and try to win the prize for best dressed. Wolfeman DJ will be playing favourites from the ’50s to today. Admission is $8 and the Moose Lodge is located at 874 Phillip Street in Sarnia. Check out the event on Facebook.
BBQ local produce and meat
No BBQ is complete without some fresh grilled vegetables on the side. The Petrolia Farmer’s Market starts its season this Saturday at 7:30 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. Vendors will be selling fresh local produce, baked goods, jams and jellies, and local meats. Fresh asparagus should be in season. The Farmer’s Market is located behind the Petrolia library beside Van Tuyl and Fairbank’s Hardware Store and Helen’s Hideaway.
Fix your pants
A mending clinic will be held at the Sarnia Public Library at 124 Christina Street South from 2 p.m. until 3:30 p.m on Saturday. Come out and learn how to fix your ripped pants and torn sleeves. All clothing must be clean or freshly laundered. Admission is free.
Chalk it up
The Habitat for Humanity Restore is hosting a “Chalk it Up Demonstration” from 1 p.m. until 5 p.m. this Saturday. Gale from Bundles Creative Creations will be on hand to show you how to easily transform renovation leftovers into works of art using chalk paint. Check out the event on Facebook.
Go for tea
Victorian tea is on at the Moore Museum this Sunday, May 21, from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. Tea and homemade scones will be served in the museum’s Victorian cottage. Cost is $7 for adults, $3 for children, and $2 for preschoolers – members get in for half price. The Museum is located at 94 Moore Line in Mooretown.
A long weekend calls for a longer list. The Judith & Norman Alix Art Gallery is hosting holiday family activities on Monday, May 22. Everyone is invited for an art-filled birthday party fit for a Queen. You get the chance to make mosaic birthday medallions, adorn your own Tiara or Crown, and discover exciting tales about art. On top of all that you might get the chance to share some birthday cake with the Queen. Cost is free but donations are accepted.