Downtown Acton

Halton Hills, ON

Downtown Acton will be alive with arts and culture activities for all ages during the Culture Days weekend. This year Acton is celebrating its 175th anniversary. Explore the historic downtown through Doors Open sites and take part in activities in a variety of venues including the Acton branch of the Halton Hills Public Library and The Roxy, among others. Visit this tranquil downtown and discover the vibrant arts and culture scene in Acton.

Downtown Georgetown Corridor Hub

Halton Hills Public Library Hub

Hillsview Active Living Centre Hub

Location

Halton Hills, ON

Organizer

Cultural Services, Town of Halton Hills

Events

Doors Open - Acton Town Hall

Organized by Ann Lawlor at 19 Willow St. N.

Explore the Italianate splendour of the heart of Acton - its refurbished nineteenth century town hall with original bell tower and modern addition. This grand building hosted council meetings of the town fathers, rocked on Saturday night da...

Doors Open - Acton Downtown Walking Tour

Organized by Ann Lawlor at Downtown Acton

Led by a born and bred Acton resident who knows all the tales, this walking tour in the downtown core will follow the money - revealing stories of small town characters, their challenges and successes. Some made it very big, gaining nationa...

Doors Open - Workers' Syndicate Housing

Organized by Ann Lawlor at 79 Bower St.

Travel back in time and enjoy some original features of a home that is humble yet grand. In 1882, prompted by the exceptional need for workers' housing in Acton, ten charming brick tenements of excellent quality and architectural detail wer...

Doors Open - Perkins House

Organized by Ann Lawlor at 88 Bower St

Perkins House, designated under the Ontario Heritage Act, is worth a visit for both exterior and interior features. Note the detailed brickwork and then be welcomed into an elegant foyer with original woodwork and carved newel post. Just a...

Doors Open - Moorecroft

Organized by Ann Lawlor at 98 Church St. E.

Tour a home of grandeur - Moorecroft - designed by Toronto architect J.A. Ellis and built by John Cameron in 1896. The house has an irregular asymmetrical silhouette with two storey bays, multi-sloped roofs and tall decorated chimneys, typi...

Doors Open - Hide House

Organized by Ann Lawlor at 49 Eastern Ave

Widely known as Canada’s largest leather store, the humble beginnings of the Hide House were as a shipping and receiving warehouse for Acton’s Beardmore & Co., the largest tannery in the British Empire at the turn of the century. In 1899, B...

Doors Open - MacKinnon Funeral Home

Organized by Ann Lawlor at 55 Mill St. E

This grand villa was built in 1879 for William Storey, a prominent glove factory owner who became Acton's first reeve. From 1920 to 1923, it housed WWI veterans and then stood empty for several years. Beautiful interior features were refurb...

Our House - Live Music Night & Performance

Organized by ThatGoodLife at ROXY Acton

Join this gathering that happens every last Saturday of the month at the ROXY with live music, a dance performance and free food and drinks. There will be very limited seating, so please arrive early. Doors will be locked at 7:00pm for th...

So You Think You CAN'T Dance? Acton Edition

Organized by Halton Hills Nia Instrutors at Halton Hills Public Library, Acton Branch, Outside

Join the fun and fabulous Nia teachers in Halton Hills, and try some new moves and experience the joyful practice called "Nia". Nia is a great way to stay healthy with movement that transforms both the body and the mind.

Kids Cheer Dance Class

Organized by Meagan Speakman at The Dance Impact

Do you love cheer and dance? Dancers between the suggested ages of 6 to 12 will warm up and learn a fun cheer jazz dance routine with pom poms in our new studio!

Kids Hip Hop Class

Organized by Meagan Speakman at The Dance Impact

Calling all dance and hip hop lovers! Kids between the suggested ages of 6 to 12 will warm up and learn a fun hip hop routine taking place in our new studio!

Kids Musical Theatre Class

Organized by Meagan Speakman at The Dance Impact

Attention musical theatre and dance lovers! Kids between the suggested ages of 6 to 12 get a chance to play theatre games and act out some entertaining songs in our new studio!

Kids Dance Fit Class

Organized by Meagan Speakman at The Dance Impact

Calling all young dance enthusiasts! Kids between the suggested ages of 6-12 get a chance to follow along while we jump and dance to upbeat music! Run by a professional dance instructor, this activity is sure to impress!

Introduction to Meditation

Organized by Chantal Garneau at Halton Hills Public Library, Acton Branch, Community Room

Calming your mind and relaxing your body is something you can learn how to do. Like any skill you just need some instruction and practice. Come learn and give it a try.

Youth Paint Night- Town of Halton Hills Youth Centres

Organized by Town of Halton Hills Youth Centres at Town of Halton Hills Youth Centre - Acton

Join us for a youth paint night in both our Acton and Georgetown Youth Centre locations! Youth between the suggested ages of 12-24 can come and paint canvases with us.