Jack and a pair of Jeans will help you discover the many culinary and cultural flavours of Minden. We’ll stroll along the picturesque Gull River into town and beyond, seeking out a variety of tasty food experiences and sharing stories along the way. No calorie loss on this walk. Suitable for adults and teens. No dogs please.
ADOPTED BY: Minden River Run
HIKE #: 93
DATE: Friday, September 20
START TIME: 1:30 pm
DURATION: 3.0 hours, 2 km
LOCATION Minden Hills Cultural Centre, 176 Bobcaygeon Rd., Minden
MAXIMUM # 25
AMENITIES: Parking, washroom, water/beverages, shelter, food
LEADERS Jeanne Anthon, Jean Neville, and Jack Brezina
LEADERS BIO: Jean Neville and Jeanne Anthon were the ‘pair of jeans’ on Minden Hills Council.
Councillor Neville was born in Haliburton County and has deep roots. She’s had a lifelong interest in agriculture, environment as well as flora and fauna. Recently retired Councillor Anthon moved permanently to Haliburton 29 yrs ago and (like Jean) has been involved in many community services and activities. She’s especially interested in the arts, music and lake issues. They both love food, wine and telling stories of their community. Jack Brezina is the former editor and publisher of the Minden Times, former President of the Highlands Summer Festival, and occasional actor and director. He has been a resident of Minden since 1979. He is always hungry for new experiences.
DIRECTIONS: Exit to Minden off Hwy 35 at lights across from Valumart. Follow Water Street to the bridge. Turn right at bridge and follow Bobcaygeon Rd north to the Minden Hill Cultural Centre and Minden Library. From Haliburton take County Rd 21 to Hwy 35, turn south and follow to first lights at Water Street and turn right and follow route described above. Distance from Haliburton is approximately 26km. There is parking at the back or along Parkside Rd. GPS coordinates: N45.1173, W 78.6093
- A Taste of Minden
Friday, September 20, 2019
1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Venue: Minden Hills Cultural Centre