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Events

Saturday, June 24, 2017

Stewards of the St. Lawrence 2017 Exhibit

Date: 
April 29, 2017 to October 31, 2017

 Through partnerships with local conservation agencies and consultations with the Haudenosaunee and Anishinabe representatives, the ACHM is pleased to present the Stewards of the St. Lawrence 2017 Exhibit in the main hall. This family focused exhibit will highlight the importance of the river to the local and visiting communities and showcase it is a cultural, recreational and economic lifeline. Through this interactive exhibit the ACHM can share information regarding conservation and stewardship and help to leave a legacy for future generations.

Jardin'Art

Date: 
May 12, 2017 - 2:00pm to September 1, 2017 - 12:00am

“She turned to the sunlight
And shook her yellow head,
And whispered to her neighbor:
"Winter is dead.”
― A.A. Milne, When We Were Very Young

This may seem harsh, unless you're a Canadian. And if we're being completely honest, winter doesn't go down without a fight! So, when the season finally holds its breath for the next 5 or 6 months, we just want to celebrate!

Lansdowne Country Market, every Friday 3 - 6:30PM

Date: 
June 2, 2017 - 3:00pm to October 12, 2017 - 3:00pm

Lansdowne Country Market features local fresh food and unique products. The Market is a great place to meet your neighbours, welcome visitors while buying food and products to start your weekend off right. New on-site entertainment, demonstrations, kids activities and nearby attractions such as antique and vintage stores, restaurants, heritage walking paths, Library and splash pad create an experience for all ages and interests.

Summer Hours at the Museum of Health Care

Date: 
June 3, 2017 - 10:00am to August 31, 2017 - 4:00pm

The Museum of Health Care brings Canada's health care story to life, as it acquires, conserves, researches, displays, and interprets artefacts that help tell the story of health and health care in Canada.

The Museum of Health Care offers 12 onsite and offsite exhibits, 8 online exhibitions and 28 education programs to a diverse range of ages.

Kingston Printmakers

Date: 
June 7, 2017 - 10:00am to July 2, 2017 - 5:00am

Come and see the wonderful works of some amazing Printmakers at the Window Art Gallery. The show runs from June 7- July 2, with a reception on June 11 from 3-5 pm.

http://www.windowartgallerykingston.com/

647a Princess @ Victoria, Kingston, On K7L 1E4 * 613-549-1528 * ksoa@kingston.net

Million Dollar Quartet

Date: 
June 16, 2017 to July 15, 2017

On December 4, 1956, history was made when Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins, and Elvis Presley gathered for an impromptu jam session at Sun Records, the birthplace of Rock & Roll. Step inside the recording studio for this seminal moment in music history and hear the rock hits that you know and love.

 

Tickets: Reg $42.05 taxes included 

http://www.1000islandsplayhouse.com

The Thousand Islands Playhouse Presents: Million Dollar Quartet

Date: 
June 16, 2017 - 8:00pm to July 15, 2017 - 8:00pm

On December 4, 1956, history was made when Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins, and Elvis Presley gathered for an impromptu jam session at Sun Records, the birthplace of Rock & Roll. Step inside the recording studio for this seminal moment in music history and hear the rock hits that you know and love.

Island Breakfast on Refugee Island

Date: 
June 21, 2017 - 7:30am to June 24, 2017 - 7:30am

Please join us on Refugee Island, Brockville on Wednesday June 21st to Saturday June 24th, 2017 for the 4th Annual Island Breakfast.

Island Breakfast is a popular event for Brockville locals and visitors alike to enjoy a true 1000 Islands experience: a boat ride and breakfast on one of Brockville’s municipally owned islands, Refugee Island. We are proud to announce that Island Breakfast has been selected as a Finalist in the 2016 Ontario Tourism Awards of Excellence as Culinary Event of the Year.

Movies in the Square 2017

Date: 
June 22, 2017 to September 7, 2017

Movies in the Square 2017 takes place almost every Thursday night from June 22nd, 2017 until September 7th, 2017.

It takes place in Market Square at dusk with a big screen for the movie. That’s around 9pm in June/July and then 8:30 in August.

It’s free and you just have to bring your own chair.

Here’s the 2017 Movies in the Square schedule:

June 22nd: Lego Batman

June 29th: The Great Outdoors

July 13th: Rogue One

July 20th: The Parent Trap (1996)

July 27th: Elf

August 3rd: Finding Dory

August 10th: Ocean’s Eleven

Music in the Park

Date: 
June 22, 2017 to September 7, 2017

Music in the Park is comprised of many different music series throughout downtown Kingston! We invite you to enjoy over 50 concerts with us this summer! The program runs from mid June through to September and features many different genres performed by Kingston’s very talented musicians.

MUSIC IN THE PARK

Tuesdays, hursdays & Saturdays 12:30 - 1:30 Confederation Park

 

COUNTRY MUSIC IN THE PARK

Thursdays 7:00pm - 8:00pm Confederation Park

 

BIG BAND FRIDAY

Fridays 7:00pm - 8:00pm Market Square Court Yard

 

Storefront Fringe Festival

Date: 
June 23, 2017 to July 1, 2017

The Storefront Fringe Festival takes place in Kingston from June 23rd until July 1st 2017.

It’s put on by Theatre Kingston and features 17 companies taking over 3 empty storefronts with 102 theatre performances over 8 days!

An incredible event featuring the likes of kids shows, magicians and more. Homeschooled The Musical, Turtleneck, Oasis Love – so much to see and check out.

SEGWAY ECO ADVENTURES

Date: 
June 23, 2017 to June 30, 2017

Tall Ships Adventure battery operated two-wheeled Segways turn the south coast of Canada into a playground along the St. Lawrence Seaway. Experienced Segway Pilots will guide you through Blockhouse Island and along the Rotary Trail passing hordes of people who still insist on using their feet for basic transportation. Along the way it is quite possible that the river otter, cormorants and possibly

www.tallshipsadventurecentre.com

Operating Every weekend July & August 2017

Brockville Poutinefest

Date: 
June 23, 2017 to June 25, 2017

Poutinefest at Hardy Park with great pountine vendors, beer garden, kids fun zone, poutine eating contest, and live entertainment.

Admission is free.

Schedule:

June 23rd, Friday: 11am to 9pm

June 24th, Saturday: 11am to 9pm

June 25th, Sunday: 11am to 7pm

POUTINE JUDGING CONTEST – Saturday, June 24th @ 2:00pm – 3:00pm

SMOKES POUTINE EATING CONTEST – Sunday, June 25th @ 3:45pm – 4:30pm) – Cheese Curd Stage presented by Smokes Poutinerie

POUTINEFEST EATING CONTEST – ENTER TO WIN!

Entertainment – Performing Live on the Cheese Curd Stage

Wolfe Island Festival of the Arts

Date: 
June 23, 2017 to June 24, 2017

The Wolfe Island Festival of the Arts—programmed by Swim Drink Fish ambassador Dave Bidini—will feature 2-days of literature, music, and spoken word in the heart of the Great Lakes. The Wolfe Island Festival of the Arts (June 23 – 24th) will launch Lake Ontario Waterkeeper’s Kingston & Wolfe Island Culture Festival (June 23 – August 12) in celebration of Great Lakes Voices.The Opening Ceremonies take place at the General Wolfe Inn’s Outdoor Patio at  5PM.

Chef Cooking Demos at Kingston Public Market

Date: 
June 24, 2017 to August 26, 2017

Starting Saturday June 24th and running every Saturday in July and August (except Canada Day) , there will be free chef cooking demos at the Kingston Public Market. The demos will happen in the courtyard of Springer Market Square from 11 am until noon. Please see below for a list of this year’s fantastic local chefs.

Westport Heritage Day Festival

Date: 
June 24, 2017

Family-friendly event.

“Over 50 vendors and exhibitors, buskers and musicians, arts, crafts, you name it” enthused Jackalyn Brady, Westport Village councillor and chair of the municipal heritage committee.

“In this 150th year of our national celebration, we’re very pleased to present this get-together here in Westport at beautiful Lockwood Park. There’s a proud tradition and history of people gathering in civic celebration. We continue in that tradition on Saturday. We hope you can join us”.

Frontenac Farmers Market

Date: 
June 24, 2017 - 9:00am

Frontenac Farmer's Market
Saturday mornings 9am-2pm
Prince Charles Public School
Highway 38, Verona
All local farm products, in-season vegetables
& fruit, meats, preserves,
home baking, local artisans.
www.frontenacfarmersmarket.ca

Town of Gananoque Trail Clean Up Day

Date: 
June 24, 2017 - 9:30am

Join members of the Town of Gananoque Trees and Trails Advisory Panel and staff for a spring clean-up day and the opportunity to make a difference in our community!

This is a public event for all who bike, hike, walk, and care about helping to maintain the state of our urban forest trail system.

We will meet near the Gananoque Visitors Center (near Susie Push). Bags will be provided and trail sections divided up at the meeting spot.

"Tools through Time" youth program & Antique Wheels in Motion demonstration

Date: 
June 24, 2017 - 10:00am

Discover how tools and machines shaped farm life over the centuries. Presented in partnership with Antique Wheels in Motion, Tools Through Time explores the history of agricultural tools through demonstrations, crafts and activities for kids (advanced registration required).

Second Annual Lansdowne Textiles Festival

Date: 
June 24, 2017 - 10:00am to 4:00pm

Lansdowne Second Annual Textiles Festival: Save the date, tell a friend and come out to enjoy the vision and feel of hand crafted art. See spinners, quilters, rug makers needle crafters and more demonstrate their skills. Vendors will be on hand so that you can bring home some of the excitement. We hope to see you there.

Lower Beverley Lake Park Homecoming 2017

Date: 
June 24, 2017 - 2:00pm

Former campers, staff and municipal officials are invited to celebrate 50 years of camping memories on Saturday, June 24th in the Bradford Pavilion at 2:00 p.m.

Following presentations, entertainment will be provided by the Brockville Lions Steel Drum Band while refreshments and birthday cake are served. We look forward to seeing you on June 24th!

http://www.beverleylakepark.com/

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