Andrea's Five Fun Things To Do This Weekend - July 5-6
11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m., Saturday
Cherry Park, near Strange St. and Waverly Rd., Kitchener
The 7th Annual Cherry Festival is taking over Kitchener's Cherry Park on Saturday. Of course, there will be baked goods filled with cherries, but there will also be pony rides, a cherry train ride, bouncy castles and crafts.
King StrEATery Food Festival
11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m., Saturday
Kitchener City Hall, 200 King Street West
Eat eat eat! That's the theme of the StrEATery Food Festival, part of the "Days of KW Awesome" events that will see sections of King Street closed until July 11th in Kitchener. Check out the food trucks and booths along King Street on Saturday and eat to your heart's content.
Building Waterloo Region
Exhibits open at 11:00 a.m., Saturday
Launch Party for Ex Industria exhibition, 7:00 p.m., Friday
Building Waterloo Region is a collection of events and exhibits that explore and celebrate architecture in the region. Check out photographer Philippe Elsworthy's urban streetscape photos spanning 40 years, or take a self-directed walking tour along the Grand River that explores the history of settlement of the area. There's a Friday night launch party at the University of Waterloo's School of Architecture, as well as two opening receptions on Saturday, so be sure to check the website for all the details.
Night Hike at Rockwood Conservation Area
8:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m., Saturday
161 Fall Street, Rockwood, ON
This evening hike explores the nocturnal creatures that live in the Rockwood Conservation Area. The hike is free, but kids under 16 should be accompanied by an adult.
Forbes Park Music Festival
10:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m., Saturday
Forbes Park, at Forbes St. and Adam St., Cambridge
This all-day fest features plenty of activities for kids, including clowns, jugglers and bouncy castles. There will be food vendors, arts and crafts, and music for all.