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Doors Open 2019

The Township of Oro-Medonte invites you to participate in Doors Open 2019.

Date: Saturday, September 21, 2019
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

The Township of Oro-Medonte has partnered with the County of Simcoe to present Doors Open.

Started in 2002 by the Ontario Heritage Trust (OHT), Doors Open commemorates and celebrates the fascinating stories that breathe life into our buildings and community. 

The Township is excited to be involved in this event as residents and visitors experience unique heritage sites and art opportunities throughout the region.


Visitors are invited for a guided tour of the Mosque that will feature an Islamic Exhibition and video presentation sharing what it means to be Muslim. Following there will be an open discussion and opportunity for questions. Light refreshments will be served.


The Carley​ Art and Music Tea Room – there will be a small line up of musicians that rotate on the stage. Local sensation Anne Walker has agreed to participate for an hour. In addition there will be 6 visual artists selling their pieces so


History enthusiasts are encouraged to visit this important piece of Ontario's Black History and learn more about how Black settlers played a role in the establishment of the Township. Guests are also encouraged to try out the new smartphone app and take a digital tour back in time. Interpreters from Simcoe County Museum will be on hand to answer questions and to give tours of the little church with a big history.

More information on the Oro African Church LINK​


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