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5 Things to See and Do in Waterloo Region this October

'Things to See and Do in Waterloo Region' is a partnership between and Explore Waterloo Region
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It’s October - and that means there are lots of reasons to raise a glass and cheer (Prost!), and lots of things to Fear (think Halloween fun)! Take a look at these great ways to #ExploreWR:

1)    THEMUSEUM Un-Wedding Show
Saturday, October 6th, 2019  11 am - 3 pm
The Un-Wedding Show celebrates everything Kitchener-Waterloo has to offer the urban bride and groom! Admission is free: registration is required on the website.
2)    Cast Iron Chef Competition
Saturday, October 5th, 2019  12 pm - 3 pm
Schneider Haus National Historic Site
Three teams, three different cooking methods, 1 winner! Schneider Haus staff, culinary historian Carolyn Blackstock, and special guest Chef Nick Benninger will battle it out and attempt to prepare a delicious dish with mystery 19th century ingredients using different historical cooking methods. Regular admission prices apply.
3)    Woodside National Historic Site - Opening Day
Friday, October 4th, 2019
Woodside National Historic Site
The boyhood home of William Lyon Mackenzie King, Canada’s tenth Prime Minister, opens for the season. Visit this beautiful Victoria home, explore the grounds, and take in special programming including a Victorian Thanksgiving at Woodside.
4)    Oktoberfest in Waterloo Region
October 11 - 19, 2019
Locations throughout Waterloo Region
It’s that time of year again: Oktoberfest celebrations are happening throughout the region! Catch the official Opening Ceremonies for Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest (note the new location!), Be Bavarian at Bingemans, and dance to Walter Oskanek at Oktoberfest at Four Fathers Brewing in Cambridge. There are even celebrations happening in the townships (New Hamburg and Wellesley) - Prost!
5)    Attractions So Scary You’ll Scream with Delight! Throughout the Month of October
Attention Fright Fanatics! Explore two terrifyingly terrific haunted attractions in Waterloo Region!  Screampark is a heart pumping, hair-raising, bloodcurdling, realization of your worst fears – zombies...cryptic clowns...or being buried alive! Meanwhile, Fear Farm isn't your average haunted house, it's acres of ghoulish fun, including 6 horrifying haunts! Are you up for Twice the Terror and an overnight stay in Waterloo Region? Find out about the Haunted Weekend package!

For more events happening in Waterloo Region, check out the Events Calendar at Explore Waterloo Region, and follow us on social Twitter: @explorewr Facebook: ExploreWaterlooRegion Instagram: @explorewaterlooregion 

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