Wine Women and Canvas Weekend 2018

Fun. Spring. Friends. Wine. Art. Food. Our #WineWomenCanvas Weekend guests checked in to their lakeside cottages, complete with a welcome basket & greetings from our team. A social gathering in the Conservatory at 7pm kicked off the weekend. Participants got to meet the featured artist, Jill Boschulte, while sampling some wine and snacks. The itinerary for the weekend was…

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Moonlight in March Magic

On March 3rd, 2018, we hosted a special one night package – the weather, the moon and the evening on the boardwalk was perfect. This rare 1 night escape to Elmhirst’s was only available on March 3rd.  Our guests came to enjoy a specially curated 3 course dinner with optional wine/beer pairing followed by cocktails on the boardwalk…

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Time for Tree Tapping

Milder temperatures have sap flowing already. The warmer days and not so cold nights have the maple trees responding early. Our maple syrup making at Elmhirst’s Resort is a tradition started by Peter Elmhirst as an opportunity to share the enthusiasm for this Canadian spring ritual with his grandchildren, having them take part in the…

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Family Day 2018

Family Day Weekend was off to a flying start on Saturday with lots of smiling faces enjoying everything from cookie decorating and colouring in the morning to a horse drawn sleigh ride with our Clydesdales, Bob and Mac. The lake was active with ice fishing and even guests arriving by airplane on skis to enjoy…

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Yoga; Your Way 2018

Our second annual yoga weekend took place this past weekend, and our guests enjoyed yoga classes, wellness classes, free time and some fun extras along the way. Each Yoga Your Way guest was welcomed with a a doTERRA Canada lavender essential oil sample upon check-in. ‘Lavender is often considered a must-have oil to keep on hand at…

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The Free Spirit Accessible Cottage

The Free Spirit Cottage is the first new building on the Elmhirst’s Resort property since 1984, and it brings a new standard of design and accessibility. The ground floor is specifically designed to current building codes for the comfort and enjoyment of guests with disabilities and mobility impairment. The main floor features 1 bedroom with a king…

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The Ultimate Date Night

Celebrate Valentine’s Day Take pleasure in all things romantic with the ultimate date night. Relax in front of your wood burning fireplace in your private lakefront cottage before heading to the Hearthside Dining Room to enjoy special Valentine’s Day Prix Fixe Menu.  At Elmhirst’s, we pride ourselves on fresh, homegrown and local food paired with great wine….

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11th Annual Snowkite Weekend is in the books

Another Snowkite Weekend is in the books! This year marked our 11th Annual Snowkite event, and it was such a fun year! Guests were out on the lake on Saturday, enjoying the great outdoors, from ice skating, snowmobiling, ice fishing and of course snow kiting all under the same winter canopy on Rice Lake. As…

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Yoga; Your Way – A Weekend of Fun and Relaxation is coming

Take hold of Winter with the Yoga; Your Way Weekend getaway! The Spa@Elmhirt’s is pleased to bring back a weekend getaway where the focus is on you, relaxation and wellness. A certified Yoga instructor will guide you through four themed yoga classes over the weekend, and each class will have options for every level of…

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Homecoming Weekend 2018

A Fun Weekend for new and old friends Another fantastic Homecoming Weekend has come and gone. Chilly January temps made perfect conditions for outdoor winter fun and games, but we also had some fun “Minute to Win It” indoor games, Bingo and Live Music. Oh, and desserts! So many home made and delicious desserts! Don’t…

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