Year-round, area retailers offer everything you need, whether you’re a local resident, cottager, or area visitor. Beach-themed items are available just steps from the shoreline. Household and renovation materials and supplies, formal, designer and casual clothing, imported and domestic gifts and jewellery – are all available locally. Main shopping hubs include Exeter, Forest, Grand Bend and Bayfield. Jump to retail listings on this page.
Start operation after the Victoria Day Long Weekend and run weekly to the week prior to the Thanksgiving Long Weekend. The first market of 2017 is Friday, May 19 and the last of the season is Friday, October 13.
For Farm Gate locations in Lambton Shores, visit locallylambton.com. Farm Gate maps for Lambton County and Huron County can be picked-up at the Welcome Centre in Grand Bend.
- Wednesdays: Grand Bend Farmers’ Market, Colonial parking lot, 8am-1pm, grandbendfarmersmarket.ca.
- Thursdays: Exeter Farmers’ Market, Baldwin Street, 2pm-6pm, facebook.com/exeterfarmersmarket.
- Fridays: Forest Farmers’ Market, King Street, 8am-1pm. Bayfield Farmers’ Market, Clan Gregor Square, 3pm-7pm, bayfieldfarmersmarket.ca.
- Dashwood & Hensall Community Wide Yard Sales – May 20, 2017
- Town-Wide Yard Sale (Exeter) – June 17, 2017
- Bayfield Rummage Sale (Pioneer Park) – July 14, 2017
- Exeter Sidewalk Sale Days – July 20-22, 2017
- Bayfield Antiques & Collectibles – August 11-13, 2017
- Thanksgiving Market & Sidewalk Sale (Grand Bend) – October 9 & 10, 2017
- Lambton Fall Colour & Craft Festival – October 14 & 15, 2017
- Lucan Christmas Craft Show & Sale – November 3-5, 2017
- Christmas Comes Early (Grand Bend) – November 17-19, 2017
- Christmas in Bayfield – November 17-19, 2017
- Christmas Weekend (Exeter) – November 17-19, 2017
- Ladies Night (Forest) – November 30, 2017
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Lakeshore Pet CareLakeshore Pet CareContact: Claire Hodder
Dog Walking & Trail Hikes
Dogs are walked solo or with dogs from same household around local neighbourhood or local trails.
Well socialized dogs are grouped with similarly mannered dogs & walked through local Carolinian forest trails.
Includes pick-up & drop-off
- Do you have a new puppy, or kitten who needs some extra mid-day potty breaks, or a high energy.
- pooch who needs a walk. Maybe you have an elderly dog who needs some extra love and attention throughout
- the day. Whatever the case, our service Drop-In Visits is sure to suit the needs of your stay-at-home pet(s)!.
- Drop-In Visits Rates starting at $15 / 20 minute visit
- 20%-40% OFF when you book 3+ visits per week
- Great option for Cats
Luxury Pet Care in the comfort of your home or ours. In-Home Pet Sitting Our In-Home Luxury Pet Care gives your pet(s) the option to stay right at home, where they’re most comfortable of all. We can come stay at your home or drop by daily to care for your furry friends.
Alternatively, pet(s) are welcome to stay in comfort of our home, with our fur friends. In-Home Pet Sitting is an excellent solution for the kennel fearing dog or stay-at-home cat. No cages, no crates. Just all the love and attention each pet needs and deserves!
A regular overnight stay includes:
- 8am-8pm – $60
- Full day/24 hrs – $1008am-8pm – $45
- Full day/24 hrs – $60- Feedings, fresh water, treats – bowl cleaning
- Three 1-hour walks (morning/afternoon/evening),
- Maximum playing/socialization
- Grooming maintenance
- Plenty of potty breaks
- PLUS any & all special requests