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Windsor Essex Thanksgiving Guide 2019

Monday, October 7 to Wednesday, October 9

Sometimes Thanksgiving dinner tastes a whole lot better when you let someone else do all the cooking, especially when it comes to the cleaning up! Here’s a list of places around the region where you can get your turkey fix (without the mess) this Thanksgiving.

THANKSGIVING Dinner at Riverside Sportsmen Club

Sunday October 6 – Sunday October 13, 2019
Enjoy a daily buffet style Thanksgiving meal at Riverside Sportsmen Club.  Includes dessert, tea and coffee.  Two seatings are available and reservations are required.

4-6pm or 6-8pm; $22.95 +tax/Person, Children 5 – 10 years old are half price
519-735-3031; Thanksgiving Dinner at Riverside Sportsmen Club
Riverside Sportsmen Club – 10835 Riverside Dr. E., Windsor

THANKSGIVING arrangement workshop

Thursday October 10, 2019
In this workshop, you will learn how to make a beautiful, fresh fall arrangement that will impress all the guests at your Thanksgiving table.  The Anna’s Design Team will cover the principles of design to create a vibrant autumn centrepiece.  Fresh flowers, foliage and a mason jar vessel are included.

5 – 6pm; $40
519-326-3409; Thanksgiving Arrangement Workshop
Anna’s Flowers – 1911 Seacliff Dr., Kingsville


Saturday October 12, 2019
Museum Windsor is celebrating Thanksgiving with free admission to the Chimczuk Museum. This is a great opportunity to check out the new exhibits: Navigating Our Way – Maps of Windsor and Essex County and Cipher |Decipher from Ingenium – Canada’s Museums of Science and Innovation.

10am – 5pm; Free
519-253-1812 ext. 2530; www.citywindsor.ca
Chimczuk Museum – 401 Riverside Dr W, Windsor


Saturday October 12, 2019
Enjoy luscious wine and food with LIVE MUSIC by Buck Twenty … all under the magical light of the full moon. Reservations required.

519-738-3264; oxleyestatewinery.com
Oxley Estate Winery – 533 County Rd 50 East, Harrow

Thanksgiving Feast at the Sandbar Grill

Saturday October 12 and Sunday October 13, 2019
Join us for a Thanksgiving Feast Saturday after 4 pm and all day on Sunday.

519-979-5624; www.sandbarpuce.com
The Sandbar Waterfront Grill – 930 Old Tecumseh Rd, Puce

Thanksgiving Hoedown

Sunday October 13, 2019
Enjoy a day with the family at the Thiessen’s Thanksgiving Hoedown! Live entertainment with Whoa Nellie, yummy desserts and great family fun!

10am – 5:30pm; Regular Admission Rates
519-326-5282; Thanksgiving Hoedown
Thiessen Orchards – 400 Talbot Rd. E., Leamington

Thanksgiving in amherstburg

Sunday October 13, 2019
Come gather and be thankful together!

10:30am – 12pm
519-736-5644; Thanksgiving in Amherstburg
Amherstburg Community Church – 125 Alma St., Amherstburg

Thanksgiving Brunch at Roseland

Sunday October 13, 2019
Enjoy a Thanksgiving brunch at Roseland Golf & Curling Club. Reservations required.

11am, Noon & 1pm Seatings; $24.99/Adults and Seniors, $9.99/Child
519-969-5112; Thanksgiving Brunch
Roseland Golf & Curling Club – 455 Kennedy Dr W, Windsor

Thanksgiver party

Sunday October 13, 2019
When you’re done celebrating your Thanksgiving dinner at Mom and Dad’s house, come down to Treehouse to celebrate the 19th annual Thanksgiver Party!

11am – 2am
519-915-8879; Thanksgiver Party
Treehouse Bar & Grill – 351 Ouellette Ave., Windsor

Celebration of the Turkeys – sold out

Sunday October 13, 2019
Join Charlotte’s Freedom Farm for a fun way to celebrate ThanksLIVING this year that leaves Turkey’s OFF your plate.  Celebrate their life by serving them from platters of food instead!  Charlotte’s rescued turkeys will be serving up delicious platters of their favourite foods.  All guests will have the opportunity to watch and take photos and celebrate with them.  After, everyone will enjoy a vegan bbq by donation – vegan burgers, snacks, drinks and more! #FriendsNotFood 🦃  Please RSVP in advance.

1 – 3pm; Free
Celebration of the Turkeys
Charlotte’s Freedom Farm – Comber

Fogolar Furlan Thanksgiving luncheon

Sunday October 13, 2019
A bountiful menu for the season including chicken pastina soup, penne with meat sauce, roasted turkey, stuffing, gravy, cranberry sauce, mashed potatoes, beef with mushrooms, glazed baby carrots, pumpkin and apple pie, coffee, tea and a cash bar.  Join us for an Autumn-themed afternoon.  Reservations are required.

1 – 4pm; $30/Adult, $28/Senior, $17/Child
519-966-2230; Fogolar Furlan Thanksgiving Luncheon
Fogolar Furlan – 1800 North Service Rd., Windsor

Thanksgiving at Kingsville Golf and Country Club

Sunday October 13, 2019
Brunch includes salads, shrimp cocktail, eggs Benedict, scrambled eggs, sausage, bacon, French toast, turkey, stuffing, perch, pickerel, ham, prim rib, pasta and vegetables. Dessert assortment and fruit finish the meal.
10:30am – 2:30pm; $32.99/Adult, $16.99/Child

Sunday October 13 and Monday October 14, 2019
Dinner includes plated turkey or ham with all the trimmings. Soup, salad and dessert are included. Sunday 5 – 8pm, Monday 11am – 7:30pm; $27.99/adult, $14.99/child

519-733-6561 x124; www.kingsvillegolf.com
Kingsville Golf and Country Club – 640 Essex County Rd 20, Kingsville

Thanksgiving at Colasanti’s

Sunday October 13, 2019
Colasanti’s will be open 9am – 6pm Thanksgiving Sunday offering Thanksgiving Sunday Brunch, Zoo Meet & Greets, Fun Passes, Shopping, Arcade Room and Mini Golf.

Thanksgiving Sunday brunch features turkey, mashed potatoes, pasta, gravy and stuffing, scrambled eggs, bacon, French toast sticks, full salad bar, dessert table, peach drink and coffee.

10am – 1:30pm
Adults (13+years) $19.47+tax, Kids (4-12 years) $6.63+tax
Kids 3 & under Free with an adult purchase.  One free child per adult purchase

Monday October 14, 2019
Thanksgiving Monday Colasanti’s will be offering a lunch buffet from 11am – 1pm. Family Deals and Fun Passes will be available.

11am – 1:30pm
Adults (13+ years) $17.70+tax, Kids (4 – 12 years) $6.99+tax
Kids 3 and under Free with an adult purchase (one free child per adult purchase)

519-326-3287; www.colasanti.com
Colasanti’s Tropical Gardens – 1550 Road 3 E, Kingsville

THANksgiving dinner at grill 55

Sunday October 13 – Monday October 14, 2019
Enjoy a dinner including roasted maple butternut squash soup, walnut spinach salad, roasted turkey and gravy, glazed baked ham, garlic mashed potato and pumpkin pie with ice cream

Sun 2 – 8pm, Mon 3 – 8 pm; $32/Adult, $24/Senior, $18/Under 10
519-967-9908; Facebook:Grill55Windsor
Grill55 – 1855 Huron Church Rd, Windsor

Thanksgiving at Caesars Windsor

Sunday October 13, 2019
Nero’s Steakhouse is offering an upscale Canadian Thanksgiving meal that you’re sure to enjoy. Enjoy heartwarming, fall flavours including French Canadian Split Pea Soup with Maple Candied Smoked Ham Hock Lardons, Turkey Ballotine with Forest Mushroom and Sage Stuffing, Candied Shallot and Blue Cheese Duck Fat Potatoes, and Pumpkin Gingersnap Cheesecake
with Salted Caramel Sauce and Fresh Ontario Berries.
Soup/Salad: $9/$11, Entrée: $30 – $38, Dessert: $10
Menu Link HERE

Monday October 14, 2019
Market Buffet – Enjoy all of your buffet favourites, and for Thanksgiving enjoy butternut squash and maple bisque, Shaved Fennel and Radicchio with Orange Vinaigrette,  Bourbon Glazed Ham, Butter Braised Turkey, Pumpkin Cheesecake and much more!
Lunch 11:30am – 3:30pm, $22.74
Dinner 4 – 8pm, $28.99
Menu link HERE

1-800-991-7777; www.caesarswindsor.com/restaurants
Caesars Windsor – 377 Riverside Dr. E., Windsor

THANKSLIVING Dinner at the royal canadian legion branch 143

Monday Oct 14, 2019
Everyone is welcome to come out for a buffet dinner at the Royal Canadian Legion.  Save your self those dirty dishes and hours of prep and come out and enjoy!  Buffet price includes dessert.

3 – 5pm; $13
519-254-1024; Thanksgiving Dinner at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 143
Royal Canadian Legion Branch 143 – 1570 Marentette Ave., Windsor


Monday Oct 14, 2019
Join The Sweet Life of Being Vegan and friends to celebrate the lives of our animal friends with a vegan ThanksLIVING potluck 🦃 !  Weather dependent.

Facebook:The Sweet LifeThanksLiving
Optimist Community Centre – 1075 Ypres Avenue, Windsor

Harvest and Horses Festival

Sunday October 20, 2109
Celebrate the fall harvest season on the farm. Listen to ghost stories in the attic, try some corn husk crafts, see apple cider-making and more! Meet the horses that made harvest possible 200 years ago. Take a ring-side seat at 1:30pm for the amazing Parade of Breeds featuring horses of all shapes and sizes. Be sure to stop by and visit our event sponsor, Sarah Parks Horsemanship, who will have pony rides available on site.

$6/adult, $4/child, $20 family maximum.
519-738-2029; Facebook: Harvest and Horses Festival
John R Park Homestead – 915 Essex County Rd 50, Essex

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