The Friends of Beaverdams Church Thorold held their Fourth Annual Yard Sale on June 18. Vendors displayed their specialties alongside tables of donated items. Browsers and buyers found bargains on an array of attic treasures, plants, and household items. Antiques, collectibles, vintage jewelry, and reusable house wares were sold by vendors from 9am to 1pm on a hot sunny Saturday. Patrons offered donations for tours of the historic building constructed circa 1832. David Griffiths guided visitors on the tours of the heritage building adjacent to a historic graveyard in Thorold. Supporters celebrated the heritage of Beaverdams Church Thorold on Marlatts Road. Event proceeds of slightly more than $2,500 will support the restoration of one of the oldest Methodist churches still standing in Ontario. People in the vicinity also explored the quaint village of Beaverdams adjacent to Beaverdams Church and viewed the breathtaking beauty of the surrounding area, Actually, the event was postponed on the original date of June 11, and rescheduled to this gorgeous day to sit back, relax and admire the local heritage area nestled along the natural beauty of the surrounding Lake Gibson.
Henderson’s Pharmacy in Thorold was one of the local businesses supporting the event along with other community minded companies to help make the fundraiser a success. Students from Thorold Secondary School also assisted the team of volunteers on the event committee headed by Donna Cowan.
Looking for more things to do in Thorold. Check out the fun facts on the attractions on places to shop in Thorold displayed throughout our website.
Did You Know the Great Fire of 1866 destroyed part of Downtown Thorold, but merchants then revitalized Front Street? Today there is a vibrant renaissance in our business community.
Did you know the historic Beaverdams Church in Thorold was constructed circa 1832 and is one of the oldest Methodist churches still standing in Ontario and is being restored to preserve our local heritage.
Did you know there is a vibrant dining scene with more than 30 restaurants in Thorold covering an international variety of cuisine? Yes, from Canadian favourites to ethnic specialties such as from Irish, Italian, French, Mexican, Indian, Middle Eastern, Greek, Chinese. What’s your favourite style of cuisine?
Did you know the Port Robinson Ferry named Bridge It has operated for more than 40 years as a popular community service?