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Township of Essa Administration Centre

5786 County Road 21 | Utopia, ON L0M 1T0

Phone: 705-424-9917 Fax: 705-424-2367

Office Hours: Monday through Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

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If you are organizing an event for the public to attend, and would like to see it advertised on our website, please contact the Clerk's Department.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Maple Syrup Festival - March 21, 2020 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Join Camphill Communities Ontario for their Maple Syrup Festival with sugar bush tours, pancake breakfast, wagon rides, kids games and activities, maple taffy, Artisan Alley, live music and more!

Location:  Camphill Communities, 7841 4th Line, Angus​
Cost: Adults $10.00, Children 4 - 17 $5.00, 1 Pancake Breakfast $5.00 *cash only*

Maple Syrup Festiva​l

​Spring Running Clinic - Starts March 23, 2020 at 6:30pm
Learn to run 5K in 8 weeks with optional race on June 7, 2020.  The clinic runs for​ 8 weeks commencing on March 23, 2020.  To register please click here

Location: Angus Library, 8505 County Rd 10, Angus​
Cost: $25.00

Spring Running Clinic
Essa Historical Society Meeting - March 28, 2020 - 1:30pm​​
Join the Essa Historical Society in listening​ to guest speaker Cecila Burke speak about the history of flags - Everyone is welcome
Location:  Thornton Library, 34 Robert St., Thornton

​Borden Spring Craft Sale - April 4, 2020 - 10:00am to 3:00pm
​​Come out and support local crafters! Over 130 vendors!​  Proceedes of this event support the Government of Canada  Workplace Charitable Campaign.​

Location: Buell Gym, 122 Ramillies Rd, CFB Borden
Cost: Admission $1.00
​​Essa Historical Society Meeting - April 25, 2020 - 1:30pm

Join the Essa Historical Society in hearing from guest speakers Sable and Hunter about Wen​dats and the First Nations People - Everyone is welcome.

Location: Thornton Library, 34 Robert St., Thornton 

​​Essa Historical Society Meeting - May 23, 2020 - 1:30pm

Join the Essa Historical Society hear from guest speaker Sandi Nemenyi from the Nottawasaga Handweavers & Spinners - Everyone is welcome.

Location: Thornton Library, 34 Robert St., Thornton

​​Museum on the Boyne 60th Anniversary Celebration - June 13, 2020 - 11:00am to 3:00pm

The Museum on the Boyne (formerly the South Simcoe Pioneer Museum) is celebrating 60 years as a community museum. Join us on June 13th for our anniversary event and take part in free activities that will be fun for the whole family! Visit for more information.​

Location: 250 Fletcher St., Alliston

Polo for Hospice - August 15, 2020 - 11:00am

Get your fancy hats ready!  All funds raised directly support Matthews House Hospice programs and services for families and friends in your community.  For more information or to buy tickets please visit www.​

Location: Toronto Polo Club, 5997 Line 5, Essa

Polo for Hospice