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Friday, 18 October 2013

Best Hallowe'en Haunts: Elora Ontario

Since 1996 - Tim Murton's Twilight Zoo has been Haunting the residents of,  and visitors to Elora, Ontario. 
This year it is bigger and better than ever.
Tim Murton's creatures are taking over the entire village of Elora in an amazing display that will be best seen in a walking tour.
There are sculptures on almost every business, many homes, and public parks throughout Elora for you to see, and pose for pictures with while you enjoy the beauty of Elora.
Days Out Ontario has recently published a list of the Best Hallowe'en Hauntings in Ontario, and Elora made the top of the list thanks to Tim Murton's Twilight Zoo.

Sweet Distractions
Come in to Sweet Distractions: Elora's Candy BOO-Tique for a sweet treat. 

Thursday, 17 October 2013

Monster Month - Halloween in Elora

Its that time of year again....MONSTER MONTH!
Halloween is a big event in Elora, Ontario.
We have so many great events going on all month long to help you celebrate the spookiest time of year.
Saturday October 19th is the Monster March Parade starting at 6:30 pm in the historic Downtown core.
Be sure to dress up in your scariest costume, dress the kids, and don't forget to dress your dogs.
It is sure to be a frightful night to remember.

Stop in to Sweet Distractions: Elora's Candy Booo-tique for your Halloween Treats.

Hallowe'en Candy

At Sweet Distractions in Elora, Ontario we have a large selection of hallowe'en themed candy to satisfy all of your ghouls and goblins.
Skull, and vampire fang shaped gummies, candy and caramel apples, coffin shaped licorice, Hello Kitty bones, and much more. 
We also have a large assortment of autumnal flavoured fudge including pumpkin, as well as fall flavours of gelato such as pumpkin pie, and cinnamon caramel. 
Come by the shop and check out our ever changing selection of sweet treats. 
As always, we offer sampling of many items to ensure you are completely satisfied with your purchase.  

Sunday, 13 October 2013

Candy Apples

Come in to Sweet Distractions the next time you are in Elora, Ontario and try one of our delicious Candy Apples or Caramel Apples.
They are loving made in store by Eva, and are always fresh using the finest apples, caramel and Candy.

Eva and Aunt Gail hard at work

Caramel and Candy Apples

Candy Apples

Come to the store and see our full line of Candies and Sweet Treats.
With Halloween just around the corner, make Sweet Distractions your first stop for all of your Candy needs.
We ARE Elora's ONLY Candy Booo-tique. 

Thursday, 3 October 2013

Elora - Community Support

In the beautiful Village of Elora, Ontario we are blessed with some of the most beautiful geography in southern Ontario. We have the gorge, beautiful rivers, and gorgeous architecture from a time gone by.

In addition to all of this beauty, we are also blessed with am amazing community of residents, shop keepers, restaurateurs, and friends that make Ontario's most beautiful village more than just a town. They make it a home, and family.

We are all very supportive of each other's endeavours, and share in their success. We support each other by promoting each other on our Social media Outlets, and we make recommendations to visitors to Elora to visit various other shops.

If you visit Elora, Ontario we want you to enjoy everything that we love about our home, and we want you to come back often.

To plan your visit to Elora, your first stop should be to check out the ELORA BIA website:
and their accompanying Facebook page:
This is the one true place to get information about ALL of Elora.

Tuesday, 1 October 2013

Hallowe'en in Elora Ontario

If you have never been to Elora, Ontario in October, you are missing out on a tradition that is quite spectacular - Monster Month in Elora.
Every year since 1996 local artist and creature designer, Tim Murton puts on a display that is unparalleled anywhere.
The Twilight Zoo is a collection of his creepy creatures, witches, monsters, and creations that he painstakingly builds, repairs, and installs all around Elora, Ontario every fall. The "zoo" continues to grow and get better with each year. 
Take a trip to the village of Elora, and see what the "Monster Guy" has put together this year. The monsters are invading the town, taking over the shops, parks, and homes all around town. 

Tim Murton installing
mushroom forest

installation complete