There’s A Harvest Dinner Happening Inside Historic Willistead Manor

If you’re a lover of all things autumn and delicious, mark your calendars for Sunday, September 17, 2023, because the Willistead Harvest Dinner is back and better than ever!

Hosted at the historic Willistead Manor, this event promises an unforgettable farm-to-table experience filled with mouthwatering food, wine tastings, live music, and historical exploration.


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Farm-to-Table Feast

Picture this: a crisp September evening, the historic Willistead Manor as your backdrop, and the tantalizing aroma of a farm-to-table epic roast wafting through the air. The Harvest Dinner is a celebration of the season’s bounty, showcasing three delectable cuts of meat, hearty rustic vegetables, and an array of seasonal side dishes. It’s a culinary journey that brings the best of fall flavors straight to your plate.

Sip and Savour with Sprucewood Winery

To complement your meal, indulge in drink tastings from the renowned Sprucewood Shores Estate Winery. The wine pairings are carefully selected to elevate your dining experience, creating the perfect harmony of flavors as you enjoy each course. It’s a fantastic opportunity to discover new favorites and expand your palate.

Live Music and Special Entertainment

As you savor every bite and sip, let the enchanting tunes of live music serenade you throughout the evening. The Harvest Dinner features captivating performances that enhance the overall ambiance and add an extra layer of enjoyment to your dining experience. It’s not just a meal; it’s a sensory journey.

Explore the Coach House Historical Exhibition

New to the Harvest Dinner this year is the chance to explore the Coach House Historical Exhibition. Delve into the rich history of Willistead Manor, Walkerville, and the legacy of the Walker family. Learn about the fascinating stories and individuals that have shaped this iconic location. This permanent exhibition is a testament to the dedication of many organizations and individuals to preserve the area’s heritage.


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Limited Seating

Seating for the Harvest Dinner is limited, so securing your tickets early is highly recommended. Tickets are priced at $100 per person, and they can be purchased online at This is a not-to-be-missed event that promises to sell out quickly, so gather your friends and family and reserve your spot for a memorable evening at Willistead Manor.

A Culinary Journey Inspired by History

Thyme To-Go’s Head Chef Julie Myers has crafted a special menu that draws inspiration from Willistead’s rich history and her global culinary experiences. Using fresh and local ingredients whenever possible, Chef Julie’s creations promise a symphony of flavors that pay tribute to the essence of Willistead Manor.

Don’t miss your chance to be part of this unforgettable evening celebrating the flavors of fall, local wine, and the rich history of Willistead Manor. Join us on September 17th for the 3rd Annual Harvest Dinner—a night of exquisite food, wine, music, and history that you won’t soon forget. Tickets are available now, so grab yours and get ready for an evening of culinary delight!


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