Parkside has the world’s largest Lily. On the last weekend of July they also host the well known Parkside demolition derby and ball tournament. Drivers from all over enter the crashing excitement. Friday starts the ball tournament and the demolition kicks off Saturday ending the evening with an outdoor dance!
Honeywood Nurseries is renowned for its prize winning lilies, bulbs and much more. Founded by Dr. A J Porter in 1934. It is a horticultural and historical nursery. They have many events and workshops, as well as bulbs for sale and more. Honeywood Heritage Nursery is a treasure, definitely worth stopping in to see, or click onto www.honeywood-lilies.ca. Honeywood Nurseries location is approximately 6 miles NE of Leask on Hwy 40 and then 3.5 miles east.
12-40 and Beyond - “An Adventure in Rural Life”: A self-guided tour through Leask, Marcelin, Blaine Lake and Hafford countrysides. This tour will take you on an adventure to see a variety of art, orchards, museum, blacksmithing, jewelry, stone carving, wool works, denim creations, and much more.
See the website for more info: www.12-40andbeyond.com
General Store Memories-Museum, Antiques and Summer kitchen. Take a break from the everyday - drive the scenic route approximately 18 miles southwest of Leask, and stroll memory lane, and have lunch. A two-story building is filled with collectibles, antiques and treasures. For more information and hours of operation of the General Store Memories please contact Bill or Vivian Nemish 306-226-4646.
Riverlands Heritage Region Tour is found along the west side of the North Saskatchewan River between Petrofka Bridge and Wingard Ferry in Saskatchewan, Canada. The nearby towns of Blaine Lake, Marcelin, and Leask may be considered staging areas for the full day tour and maps are available at no charge at these locations. The self-guided tour includes cultural and historical sites as well as areas of natural history. The area is rich in flora and fauna with over 280 species of birds that may be sighted at various times of the year. Direction signs as well as information signs guide the traveller along country roads with stops at a number of interesting sites. This is a fair weather summer tour with information available for each site on the map brochure. Be sure to bring your camera. Printable Self-Guided Tour
Petrofka Orchard currently has over 1,200 apple trees on 15 acres of farmland and is located 40 minutes north of Saskatoon or 34 minutes south of Leask. Our goal is to produce fresh, healthy and sustainably grown fruit and vegetables for our local customers. Petrofka Orchard is a Saskatchewan apple orchard supporting the prairie hardy apple research of the University of Saskatchewan Horticulture Program. We are not "Certified Organic" but are committed to not using any pesticides on our apples. To date we have developed three "Saskatchewan Made" apple products with more to come. Please visit our website to find out more about our Orchard and hours of operation. www.PetrofkaOrchard.com