I Found It in Almonte

Almonte sits just a short car drive west of Ottawa, but feels a world away. Its historic downtown makes for a special day out; an engaging group of local businesses make exploring the town a must.

Featured Events in Almonte

Wed, Mar 18, 2015


Workshop: Knit Lattice Stitch
part of MVTM Workshops
Almonte General Hospital & Fairview Manor

Learn how to do this stitch.

Fri, Mar 20, 2015 - Sat, Apr 4, 2015

“Stash Dash Poker Run” Shop Hop
Carp Masonic Lodge

Textile Traditions is one of 17 stores participating. Collect playing cards from a minimum of 5 of the 17 participating shops for shopping spree prizes, or at least 10 to enter for Grand Prize basket “chock full of quilting supplies”.

Sat, Mar 21, 2015


Crochet Star Stitch

part of MVTM Workshops
Mississippi Valley Textile Museum

Learn how to do this stitch.

Sat, May 23, 2015


Introduction to Weaving

Mississippi Valley Textile Museum

Laura of Lola Dot Studio teaches you how to set up and weave a finished piece.

Cost: $125 (incl. materials & lunch)

Sat, Jul 4, 2015


Almonte Crazy Quilters

Mississippi Valley Textile Museum

Opening of their 25th anniversary Quilt Show.

Sat, Oct 3, 2015 - Sat, Nov 28, 2015

Unnatural Consumtion

Mississippi Valley Textile Museum

Gayle Kells examines our env't & habits through the use of recycled materials. 

Sun, Oct 18, 2015

Artist`s Talk:
Louis Helbig

General Fine Craft, Art & Design

Beautiful Destruction: aerial photos of AB Tar Sands.

Tue, Nov 3, 2015 - Sun, Nov 29, 2015

Nov Feature: Meredith Kucey & Lily Swain-Brady

Jewellery & paintings.

Fri, Nov 13, 2015 - Thu, Dec 31, 2015

Exhibition: 8 Cdn Artists
Sivarulrasa Studio & Gallery


Sat, Nov 14, 2015


Opening/Anniversary Party

Celebrate the gallary's 1st year in Almonte & meet featured artists. Congrats, Sanjeev!


Tue, Dec 15, 2015 - Thu, Dec 17, 2015

1-Day Workshop:
Christmas Table Centrepieces

General Fine Craft, Art & Design

Choose a day and sign up!

Where to Find it in Almonte

Business list (A to Z)

Acanthus Floral & Botanicals

Floral arrangements, flowering and tropical plants

Alliance Coin & Banknote

Coins, banknotes & collector supplies

Almonte Antique Market

A 2-storey multi-dealer market; retro, collectibles

Almonte Info Centre

Located on the lower level of the Almonte Old Town Hall,

Baker Bob’s

A traditional bakery also carrying a variety of pantry items and sweets


A funky little gift shop offering colourful home furnishings

Cafe Postino

Authentic Italian restaurant in the heart of downtown Almonte

Crush Marketplace

Shoes, decor, accessories and more

Don’s Meat Market

Fresh meats, deli, local artisanal cheeses, prepared foods

doree's habit

unique apparel. distinct accessories. authentic atmosphere.

Equator Coffee Roasters

Equator Cafe offers a relaxing, friendly, and welcoming environment

General Fine Craft, Art & Design

Outstanding craftsmanship by Canadian artists

Gilligallou Bird Inc.

Seed, accessories and resources for the backyard birder

Heirloom Cafe/Bistro

Seasonal cuisine, casual fine dining

I Found It in Almonte

A destination for both traditional gifts & services and well-curated one-of-a-kind finds

JB Arts

Art classes, bookings, parties, supplies & gallery

Kehla Jewellery Design

Ready-to-wear & bridal jewellery, custom design, and re-modelling

Lola Dot Studio

Hand-woven textiles, jewellery, ceramics, photography

Mill Street Books

Books, puzzles, CDs, games, fun stuff

Mississippi Valley Textile Museum

Period mill equipment to cottage industry and eclectic modern fibre art exhibitions

Nine Lives Antiques

Used books, antiques, collectables, military memorabilia

Peches & Poivre from sweet to savory

Quality fine food, fun & artful kitchen and dining ware

Sivarulrasa Studio & Gallery

An art gallery and studio in the heart of the arts community of Almonte

Textile Traditions

Quilting, knitting and embroidery supplies, classes and more

That's the Spirit

Fair trade & organic products to lift the spirit

Almonte is a destination for shoppers looking for both traditional gifts & services, as well as unusual and well-curated one-of-a-kind finds.

Working together to complement each other, our local shops, restaurants & services offer visitors a wonderful experience like no other. And we're not just saying that!

Here, we are more than a beautiful small town. We're a community. Come see why people are saying I Found It in Almonte.

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