Get ready for some fresh air and ideas when you visit Herbfest, an annual celebration of herbs, clean living, and gardening. Located in Almonte — about 35 minutes west of the city — the festival features over 90 vendors, a celebrity chef cook-off, herb garden tours, presentations, music, dance, tea sampling, and an outdoor market. It runs all day July 27. Admission is $5.
•3840 Old Almonte Rd., Almonte, 613-256-0228. herbfest.ca