Discover more about the history of Aurora and explore some of the Town’s oldest and most culturally-significant buildings at Doors Open Aurora on Saturday, August 19, 2017. Hosted by the Town in partnership with the Aurora Heritage Advisory Committee, this event also commemorates Canada 150.
This free event features 17 sites and buildings of architectural, cultural, natural and historic significance. Participants can tour buildings, take guided walking tours and enjoy exclusive exhibits and displays.
New for this year, the Aurora Historical Society Walking Tour discovers the heritage buildings in downtown Aurora. The Royal Canadian Legion Branch 385 is also new to the list and showcases historical displays from the Legion’s military past. Victoria Hall will feature the Aurora Studio Tour, an art gallery presented by local artists. Also, the Aurora Armoury will feature Vinyl Returns, an exhibit from the Great Canadian Songbook.
Check out Aurora’s online interactive map at aurora.ca/doorsopen. This feature allows users to view information and images of multiple sites participating in the event.
Doors Open Aurora is a community-based celebration that builds pride in heritage for residents and visitors. Since the Doors Open Ontario program launched in 2002, nearly seven million visits have been made to participating heritage sites across the province.
Photo Credit: Doors Open Aurora via Facebook