The Grand Opening Celebration Dinner
6:30pm – 9:30pm
Join us for a very special evening in the beautiful natural setting of Glen Bernard Camp on Lake Bernard.
This special evening is a fundraising dinner to support initiatives that activates NNEEC’s mission as a catalyst to help empower rural communities to become models for sustainable living.
NNEEC’s Northern Innovation Expo and Symposium showcase information, education, hands-on learning and knowledge sharing opportunities and leverages a network of innovators and partners to plan future programs and events.
You can show your support for this unique project taking root in the Almaguin Highlands when you purchase a ticket for the Grand Opening Celebration Dinner.
Share our mission to inspire vibrant communities to thrive now and in the future.
Grand Opening Event Sponsors: Kidd’s Home Hardware, Yoder Brothers Construction
Dinner Sponsors: Highland Brew Co. and Copperhead Distillery, the evening features:
Welcome toast with complimentary beverage 6:30pm
Cocktail reception on the Point
A fabulous dinner, prepared by Chef Christine Bib and her team 7:30pm
with complimentary dinner wine service
Dress: Smart Casual
Asparagus spears in a crispy parmesan crust
Flatbread fingers with mascarpone, truffled wild mushrooms, and caramelized onions
Mini potato latkes topped with locally smoked Milford Bay trout
Served with fresh baked bread
Our signature field tomato salad with house shallot dressing, no nut pesto, crumbled feta, and crispy onions
Choice of main course
Medallions of beef tenderloin, Ontario merlot reduction
Cedar planked local rainbow trout with lemon caper butter sauce
Filo strudel of roast Ontario autumn squash, mushrooms and barley with red lentil sauce
Roasted garlic mashed potato & rutabaga
Seared Ontario green beans with shallots, slightly blackened, crisp tender
Wild Muskoka blueberry crumble baked in mason jars with Hunstville’s Belly lemon basil ice cream
Oregano Percussion is a Toronto-based group that performs music from around the world. With a vast array of percussion instruments, they combine different styles from Latin to Caribbean music, songwriting pop, percussion chamber music and world/jazz. Their spicy touch focuses on new and traditional tunes from various cultures. Alejandro Céspedes and Michelle Colton are artists and endorsers of Pearl Percussion & Adams Musical Instruments; Dream Cymbals & Gongs; and Humes & Berg. They both have an active freelance/teaching career in Toronto. Oregano Percussion performs throughout North America and recently presented clinics at schools in the U.S. and Cuba. They were Artists-in-Residence at MusicFest Canada, and will be Guest Faculty at Birch Creek Music Performance Center in 2018.
Come celebrate with us!
Tickets are $150