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Date night in Fergus

apartments for rent in Fergus, local hotspots, dining, dining in fergus,Fergus Apartments, Apartments Fergus, Apartments for Rent in Fergus, Fergus apartment rentals, Apartments in Fergus, Apartment rentals in Fergus, Fergus Apartments for RentIt is important to make time to enjoy a romantic night out with your significant other after a busy week at school or work. Whether you’re on a first date or with your partner of many years, Fergus has some local hidden gems where you can enjoy a delicious meal and a relaxing atmosphere. To make sure residents get the most out of their night out, our preferred property management company, Williams and McDaniel, has put together some venues near the Fergus Apartments that will make your night out one to remember.

 

Fergus Tandoori Grill

Offering the greatest Indian cuisine in town, Fergus Tandoori Grill is worth visiting when you’re craving delicious food with a traditional taste. Savor delicious menu items including naan, butter chicken, samosas, chicken tikka and pakora. The restaurant also offers In Store and Take Out combination specials in addition to its regular Take Out Menu. Located at 232 St. Andrew Street West, Tandoori Grill is a two-minute drive and nine-minute walk from the Wellington Court Apartments and a four-minute drive and 24-minute walk from the Executive Suites.

 

Brew House on the Grand

Located in picturesque downtown Fergus, Brew House on the Grand offers patrons a stunning sight as well as dishes that will tantalize your taste buds. Brew House’s extensive menu has gluten-free and vegetarian options. Handcrafted wraps and sandwiches, freshly made burgers, oven-baked breads and pub fare are a few things you can enjoy. There are also weekly specials including $6/pound wings on Tuesday, $5 pints of Wellington on Wednesdays and Fish n’ Chips on Fridays. Spend the evening out on the patio or in the dining area depending on the weather and on Thursday and Saturday nights enjoy live music. Located at 170 St David Street South, the Brew House is an 11-minute walk and three-minute drive from the Wellington Court Apartments and a 23-minute walk and three-minute drive from the Executive Suites.

 

Cork Restaurant
If you’re looking for a trendy local restaurant for your date night, Cork Restaurant serves up an assortment of unique flavors made with fresh, local ingredients. Located at 146 Metcalfe Street, the restaurant is a nine-minute drive from the Executive Suites and an eight-minute drive from the Wellington Court Apartments. Cork’s vision is to provide patrons with quality meals in a comfortable and casual atmosphere. Make sure you prepare your appetite for options like chicken supreme, rack of wild boar, jambalaya, prime striploin, beet terrine, seared scallops, roasted eggplant and many more. While you enjoy your delicious meals, you will also be able to enjoy the musical styling of live jazz musicians and local artists.

 

Scozia Restaurant

Treat your taste buds to flavours from Scotland and Italy at Scozia Restaurant. Here you can enjoy traditional Italian cuisine with a Scottish twist. Pizza, pasta, steak, wine, salads, calamari, pancetta and crostini are all items you can order and enjoy. Savour simple yet deliciously crafted foods that will have you visiting Scozia’s for every future date night. Located at 487 St Andrew Street, the restaurant is a 28-minute walk and five-minute drive Executive Suites and a seven-minute walk and two-minute drive from the Wellington Court Apartments.

 

Explore Fergus’s wonderful culinary treats on your next date night and visit some of these exquisite establishments. Located at 455-475 Maiden Lane and 342 Gordon Street, Williams and McDaniel’s Wellington Court Apartments and Executives Suites are both ideal rental options located in the quaint town of Fergus.

 

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It is important to make time to enjoy a romantic night out with your significant other after a busy week at school or work. Whether you’re on a first date or with your partner of many years, Fergus has some local hidden gems where you can enjoy a delicious meal and a relaxing atmosphere. To make sure residents get the most out of their night out, our preferred property management company, Williams and McDaniel, has put together some venues near the Fergus Apartments that will make your night out one to remember.

 

Fergus Tandoori Grill

Offering the greatest Indian cuisine in town, Fergus Tandoori Grill is worth visiting when you’re craving delicious food with a traditional taste. Savor delicious menu items including naan, butter chicken, samosas, chicken tikka and pakora. The restaurant also offers In Store and Take Out combination specials in addition to its regular Take Out Menu. Located at 232 St. Andrew Street West, Tandoori Grill is a two-minute drive and nine-minute walk from the Wellington Court Apartments and a four-minute drive and 24-minute walk from the Executive Suites.

 

Brew House on the Grand

Located in picturesque downtown Fergus, Brew House on the Grand offers patrons a stunning sight as well as dishes that will tantalize your taste buds. Brew House’s extensive menu has gluten-free and vegetarian options. Handcrafted wraps and sandwiches, freshly made burgers, oven-baked breads and pub fare are a few things you can enjoy. There are also weekly specials including $6/pound wings on Tuesday, $5 pints of Wellington on Wednesdays and Fish n’ Chips on Fridays. Spend the evening out on the patio or in the dining area depending on the weather and on Thursday and Saturday nights enjoy live music. Located at 170 St David Street South, the Brew House is an 11-minute walk and three-minute drive from the Wellington Court Apartments and a 23-minute walk and three-minute drive from the Executive Suites.

 

Cork Restaurant
If you’re looking for a trendy local restaurant for your date night, Cork Restaurant serves up an assortment of unique flavors made with fresh, local ingredients. Located at 146 Metcalfe Street, the restaurant is a nine-minute drive from the Executive Suites and an eight-minute drive from the Wellington Court Apartments. Cork’s vision is to provide patrons with quality meals in a comfortable and casual atmosphere. Make sure you prepare your appetite for options like chicken supreme, rack of wild boar, jambalaya, prime striploin, beet terrine, seared scallops, roasted eggplant and many more. While you enjoy your delicious meals, you will also be able to enjoy the musical styling of live jazz musicians and local artists.

 

Scozia Restaurant

Treat your taste buds to flavours from Scotland and Italy at Scozia Restaurant. Here you can enjoy traditional Italian cuisine with a Scottish twist. Pizza, pasta, steak, wine, salads, calamari, pancetta and crostini are all items you can order and enjoy. Savour simple yet deliciously crafted foods that will have you visiting Scozia’s for every future date night. Located at 487 St Andrew Street, the restaurant is a 28-minute walk and five-minute drive Executive Suites and a seven-minute walk and two-minute drive from the Wellington Court Apartments.

 

Explore Fergus’s wonderful culinary treats on your next date night and visit some of these exquisite establishments. Located at 455-475 Maiden Lane and 342 Gordon Street, Williams and McDaniel’s Wellington Court Apartments and Executives Suites are both ideal rental options located in the quaint town of Fergus.

 

 

 

 

Your guide to the Fergus Scottish Festival

Fergus Apartments, Apartments Fergus, Apartments for Rent in Fergus, Fergus apartment rentals, Apartments in Fergus, Apartment rentals in Fergus, Fergus Apartments for RentBoasting Scottish roots that date back over 175 years, Fergus is home to historical architecture, stunning sites and events that honor Scottish heritage. Every year, this charming town hosts the renowned Fergus Scottish Festival and Highland Games, which draws over 30,000 visitors. From August 8th to August 10th, visitors and residents of the Fergus apartments can take part in the festivities that are conveniently located at Center Wellington Community Sportsplex, which is a six-minute drive from the Wellington Court Apartments and a four-minute drive from the Executive Suites. To give residents an opportunity to experience all that the Highland Games have to offer, our preferred property management company, Williams and McDaniel, has put together a comprehensive guide to the festival and games.

 

Events

You don’t have to be Scottish to enjoy all the exciting activities and events that this prominent festival has to offer. Highland dancing, storytelling, beers tents, crafts for the little ones, live music and vendors selling all sorts of goodies are a few noteworthy attractions at the festival. If you’re looking for more physically demanding activities check out the heavy events championships, Tartan Day 2014, tug of war and 10K Run. Visit the festival’s website and check out the Events tab if you have questions and are interested in attending. Come rain or shine, the Fergus Scottish Festival and Highland Games will take place.

 

Parade

Mark the beginning of the Festival weekend by celebrating at the Pipes, Plaid and Pageantry parade on August 7th at 7:30 p.m. Returning this year with a new route through downtown Fergus, this celebration features dancers, athletes, pipers, community groups, teams and clubs.

 

Friday, August 8, 2014

Enjoy the musical styling of the Scottish at an assortment of pubs and establishments all through town or run into the wandering pipe band. At 3:00 p.m. you can drop by the Brew House on the Grand for some Celtic jams. If you’re looking to enrich your knowledge Scottish heritage there are free Historical Walking Tours at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. that start at the old Fergus Library. While you’re at the library, stay and watch some Highland Dancing performed by the Blue Bonnet Lassies School of Highland Dance. Fireworks, dancing, music and much more will make the first night of the festival memorable and have you coming back for more. Tickets for Friday include all the day’s events and are $25.00 for adults (19 to 59 years) and $20.00 for seniors (60 years and over) and youth (13 to 18 years). Children 12 and under will be admitted free of charge.

 

Saturday August 9

Spectate and cheer on your favorite competitors at the festival’s mini-tournament held in Victoria Park. For the tournament, Highland Rugby hosts over 500 rugby players between the ages of eight and 12. You can also enjoy a full day of heavy events, piping, drumming and traditional Scottish dancing. Later in the evening enjoy the incredible talents of Canadian Scott Woods on the fiddle at Fergus Grand Theatre. Scott Woods Old Time Jubilee featuring Tommy Leadbeater starts at 7:00 p.m. and tickets are available here. Tickets purchased for Saturday include all Saturday events, but exclude the musical performance by Scott Woods and Tommy Leadbeater.

 

Sunday, August 10

On the last day of the festival try and pack in as many activities as you can. Get moving and sign up for the 10K Race at 9:00 a.m. or watch the dancing competitions from the sidelines. You can also learn about sheep shearing, hear stories and tales about Scotland, take a stroll through clans to learn more about them and sample traditional Scottish cuisine. Tickets for Sunday include all the events and are $18.00 for adults, $15.00 for seniors and youth.

If you want to see all the events that are happening through the weekend, check out the Festival’s schedule and venue map, so you can find your way around the grounds. Tickets to the event are available online, at the gate or over the phone. Tickets ordered after July 31st will be held for pick up at the Box Office on the Festival grounds. If you plan on spending the whole weekend at the festival then consider a weekend pass. For adults it is $50.00 or $40.00 for seniors and youth. However, if you’re only planning to go on Sunday, the Sunday Family pass includes admission for two adults, one youth and all children 12 and under for $40.00.

Enjoy the weather, educate yourself on Scottish heritage and spend the weekend relaxing with family and friends at the Fergus Scottish Festival. Located at 455-475 Maiden Lane and 342 Gordon Street, Williams and McDaniel’s, Wellington Court Apartments and Executive Suites offer residents an ideal rental option in the town of Fergus.