If you’re feeling cooped up at home and are looking for an excuse to go out, make plans to visit one of Haldimand’s excellent restaurants this month!
We are so fortunate to have a variety of options when it comes to enjoying a meal out. From fast food done right to relaxed fine dining in a casual atmosphere, Haldimand’s many restaurants have you covered.
If you’re bringing the kids out for a tasty family dinner, head to the Argyle Street Grill, one of just two local restaurants to appear on The Food Network’s You Gotta Eat Here! The perfect destination for a family dinner, special celebration or evening out without the kids, the Argyle Street Grill offers daily specials, live entertainment and a an extensive menu with everything from chicken wings to braised short ribs.
Other options in Caledonia include The Cornerstone, The Riverbend Restaurant, Wiggie’s and The Oasis, opening daily for the season next month.
Caledonia’s surrounding communities also offer a variety of tasty options. In Dunnville, Debb’s Cuisine on Main offers a cozy atmosphere and a fantastic menu using the freshest of local ingredients whenever possible. It’s a great spot for lunch with friends, a family celebrations or date night!
Twisted Lemon in Cayuga is always a tasty choice. The recipient of countless Hamilton Spectator Readers’ Choice Awards, it was also named by OpenTable.com as one of the Top 100 Most Romantic Restaurants in Canada. They offer a seasonal feature menu and an extensive wine list.
For mouthwatering burgers, great wings, creamy milkshakes and so much more, head to Burger Barn, located at 3000 4th Line in Ohsweken. Burger Barn, which also appeared on You Gotta East Here, offers a relaxed atmosphere, friendly staff and the best traditional strawberry juice you’ve ever had!
Whatever you’re craving, Haldimand has the restaurant for you!
With the first day of spring coming up, we have a lot to look forward to this month. Residents of Haldimand County will be pleased to hear that there are also some terrific events on the agenda in March, so get set for a busy month!
Public Skating – March 18, 25
Bring the whole family to the Haldimand County Caledonia Centre for a little Saturday night skating fun! Held from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. Admission is free.
St. Patrick’s Country Dinner – March 12
Celebrate St. Paddy’s Day a little early at beautiful Cottonwood Mansion! This heart-warming dinner will include baked ham, colcannon, Barm Brack and all the trimmings. Stick around after dinner for a performance by students from the McGinley Academy of Irish Dance! Meal begins at 1:30 p.m. Reservations are required by March 9 – call 905-776-2538.
March Break Mansion Tours – March 13-17
Ruthven Park National Historic Site will welcome visitors during March Break to tour this stunning Greek Revival Mansion, located at 243 Highway 54 in Caledonia. Ruthven was built between 1845 and 1847 and was home to five generations of the Thompson family. Tours will be offered daily from 1 – 3 p.m. – admission is half price! Visit http://www.ruthvenparknationalhistoricsite.com.
March Break at the Library – March 13-17
Haldimand libraries will host a variety of fun programs during March Break. Here in Caledonia, don’t miss the Finding Dory Party on March 15 from 10:30 – 12:30 p.m., Toothpick Painting on March 16 from 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. and No-Sew Mini Pillows on March 17 from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. The Cayuga, Hagersville and Selkirk branches also have an assortment of exciting programs planned – visit the website at http://www.haldimandcounty.on.ca for more info. Registration is required.
Architectural Treasures Along the Grand – March 27
Visit Edinburgh Square Heritage & Cultural Centre this month for a chance to peruse its latest exhibit. Architectural Treasures Along the Grand will be open during regular museum hours, Monday – Friday from 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Admission is by donation.