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Through the Looking Glass: Gallery on Mill Street

Mill Street, Acton

Halton Hills, ON

Self guided Craft Fibre & textile arts Interdisciplinary Sculpture Writing & literature

Transport yourself into the literary world with Through the Looking Glass: Gallery on Main & Mill Streets! For two weeks from Friday, September 25, the storefronts of the downtown businesses of Georgetown and Acton will be transformed into wondrous art installations themed around well-known books. Discover the installations at your leisure or guess the titles of all eleven books and enter to win a prize - submission instructions and participating businesses below. You'll also be able to vote for your favourite window display! Choose to submit your answers in one of two ways: 1. Online: Cast your answers using an online form. The form can be accessed through the link provided below or a QR code on the poster on each participating business. 2. In person: The Halton Hills Public Library Georgetown and Acton branches will each have a ballot box for submissions at their circulation desks. Please include your first and last name, along with an email (or another way we can contact you). Please bring your own paper and pen – for safety precautions, the HHPL will not be able to provide paper or writing utensils. Submit your answers before Saturday, October 10th. Participating Businesses Georgetown: Heather's Bakery, The Mill Street Cheese Market, Salon Estilo, Silvercreek Socialhaus Espresso & Cafe, Uncorked on Main, Young's Pharmacy Acton: Acton Music Centre, Acton Veterinary Clinic, Black Creek Coffee, Forever Youngsters, The Holland Shop

Fri 25 Sep
9:00 AM →
Fri 09 Oct
→ 9:00 PM

Submit your guesses online!

This event is free.

Organized by

Cultural Services, Town of Halton Hills

The Town of Halton Hills, with a population of approximately 60,000, consists of two urban centres, Georgetown and Acton, the Halton Hills Premier Gateway employment area, three hamlets – Glen Williams, Stewarttown and Norval – and several smaller settlements. Halton Hills has long been recognized for its natural beauty, active agricultural community, high quality of life and proximity to major centres, including Brampton, Mississauga and Toronto. The Town is ranked as one of the top small communities in Canada by a national magazine.

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Cultural Services, Town of Halton Hills Halton Hills, ON

Acton will be alive with arts and culture activities for all ages during this year’s Culture Days celebration. Explore the historic downtown through virtual Doors Open sites and take part in activities at the Acton branch of the Halton Hill...


Halton Hills, ON

Event Contact

Aislyn Higgins