Painting Gourds at Balls Falls
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Painting Gourds at Balls Falls

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Each year on the Canadian Thanksgiving weekend, The Balls Falls Conservation area hosts a fall festival. It features nature walks, demonstrations, historical exhibits, a working flour mill, and an arts and crafts show. This booth features hand painted and carved gourds that they grow themselves.

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A: Cran Brie Pizza

di Clay Morehead, 40 metri di distanza

Robert orders a Cranberry Brie Pizza at the Balls Falls Fall festival on Canadian Thanksgiving weeken...

Cran Brie Pizza

B: Tornado Potato

di Clay Morehead, 40 metri di distanza

Robert samples a Tornado Potato at one of the food vendors, Thanksgiving weekend at Balls Falls

Tornado Potato

C: Going for Poutine

di Clay Morehead, 50 metri di distanza

At Balls falls Conservation Area, visitors line up for burgers and fries, and of course, Poutine. The...

Going for Poutine

D: Porta-Potty

di Clay Morehead, 60 metri di distanza

The inside of a Canadian portable toilet. These toilets are indispensible at public events, and are u...

Porta-Potty

E: Footbridge

di Clay Morehead, 80 metri di distanza

Footbridge of the stream at Balls Falls, just above the waterfall.

Footbridge

F: Vendor Tents

di Clay Morehead, 80 metri di distanza

Outdoor vendor tents and marquee tents for Balls Falls fall festival. On the Canadian Thanksgiving we...

Vendor Tents

G: Country Church

di Clay Morehead, 80 metri di distanza

Country church at the Balls Falls Conservation center near Vineland, Ontario

Country Church

H: Pony Ride

di Clay Morehead, 100 metri di distanza

Pony ride at the Balls Falls Conservation Area on Thanksgiving weekend.

Pony Ride

I: Tuning up in the old church

di Clay Morehead, 100 metri di distanza

The Cottonwood Brass tunes up for the Ball's Falls Thanksgiving Weekend. This picturesque country chu...

Tuning up in the old church

J: Childrens' Ride

di Clay Morehead, 110 metri di distanza

A childrens' ride at the Balls Falls Thanksgiving fall festival.

Childrens' Ride

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Text by Steve Smith.

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