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Saturday, July 1, 2017

Stewards of the St. Lawrence 2017 Exhibit

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.


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

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

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

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.

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

Million Dollar Quartet

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

The Thousand Islands Playhouse Presents: Million Dollar Quartet

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.

Music in the Park

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.


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



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



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


Easy Paint Classes for Adults and Kids

June 22, 2017 - 1:00pm to August 30, 2017 - 11:00am

Unleash your inner artist!

No experience needed and all supplies included for all of our Tuesday afternoon and evening classes. Small class sizes of 4 - 6 people ensure you receive individual attention to complete your artwork.

Adult Afternoon classes run from 1 - 5 pm

Adult Evening classes run from 6 - 9 pm

Children's Classes: 9 - 11 am Wednesdays during the summer.

Detailed information regarding each weeks session,registration details and other information can be found on our website.

Storefront Fringe Festival

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.

Chef Cooking Demos at Kingston Public Market

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.

Celebrate Canada Day with Frontenac Outfitters!

June 30, 2017 to July 9, 2017

2017 marks Canada's 150th Anniversary, and what better way to celebrate Canada Day than spending the long weekend on the water! 

We're offering a free night's stay on one of our campsites for those who pre-book an appointment to test paddle a canoe, kayak, or stand up paddleboard. Sites a limited and reserved on a first-come, first-served basis. 

Book your test paddle for the long weekend by sending us an email or giving us a call! 

Ontario Family Fishing Week

July 1, 2017 to July 9, 2017

 (12:01 a.m. Saturday to 11:59 p.m. Sunday). Fish license-free! Take a friend fishing! Ontario Family Fishing Weekend (OFFW) events make it easy to try fishing in Ontario waters for the first time (or the first time in a long time). The government of Ontario designates several days during which Canadian residents can fish license-free in any water body where fishing is allowed. During all other periods, most Canadian residents between the ages of 18 and 64 years must purchase an OUTDOORS card and a fishing license to legally fish in Ontario.


July 1, 2017 to July 2, 2017

What better way to spend the Canada Day Weekend than prowling the nooks and crannies of the Rideau Lakes area and checking out the gems to be found on this year’s Tour.  This tour has become one of the most successful tours in the area and the artists are looking forward to showing off this wonderful country we live in.  The Tour continues to attract new artists while maintaining a core of favorites.

Canada Day in Rideau Lakes

July 1, 2017

Join the North Crosby Recreation and Heritage Committee as they celebrate CANADA DAY with children’s activities, air castles, heritage displays, pie contest, quilt show, canteen, live music, fireworks and more at RIDEAU VISTA PUBLIC SCHOOL starting at 2pm. Details

The Perth Antiques Show

July 1, 2017 to July 2, 2017

New Location! The popular Perth Antiques Show has moved to the Civitan Club of Perth located at 6787 Lanark County Road 43, just on the west entrance to town. You can’t miss it right on the highway! You will see dealers set up, under tents on the spacious front lawns and inside the air-conditioned Hall.

This annual show will be held on Saturday, July 1 and Sunday, July 2 as Canada celebrates its 150th. Come to the show and buy a piece of history!

Canada Day in Kingston

July 1, 2017

Come celebrate Canada Day in Downtown Kingston!  There’s fun to be had all day!


9:00am Limestone Mile

It’s intense. It’s fast. It’s a kids race.  It’s team competition. It’s three races in one morning. It’s the KRRA Canada Day Limestone Mile.  Click here for more infomration.


11:30am Canada Day People Parade

Canada Day at Fort Wellington

July 1, 2017

Celebrate Canada 150 at Fort Wellington. Family activities, historic demonstrations and refreshments offers fun for all ages.

Straw-BEAR-y Festival

July 1, 2017

Straw-BEAR-y Festival brings teddy bear fun & strawberries together, on July 1st @ Hardy Park, Brockville. (Water St and Home St) with various activities running from 10 am to 10 pm; Huge Vendor Village and Silent Auction. The Centennial Road Church is sponsoring free games and prizes, a 150th  photobooth and a bouncy house, all set up in the north end of the park, by donations to the charity of the year.

Canada Day in Brockville

July 1, 2017

Parade, Ceremonies and Cake Cutting:

11:45am The Canada Day “March-up” from City Hall to Court House Green with the Mayor, MPP, MP, Rifles Commander, Police & Fire Chiefs, Councillors, Legion Colour Guard, Re-enactors, Pipe Band.  Dress in Red & White

12:00  (approx.)  Singing of O Canada followed by brief speeches from the Mayor, MPP, MP, Commanding Officer + presentation of 4 plaques recognizing 4 citizens of Brockville.

Officials retire – serve cake and cupcakes

Exhibition Opening

July 1, 2017

On July 1, the Museum of Health Care at Kingston will launch three free exhibits: "The Century: Medical Innovations of the 1800s," "Growing Pains: the 1867 Crisis at Kingston General Hospital" and "Quack: the Exhibit That Cures All!" There is free admission, tours, family-friendly activities, and refreshments.

Canada Day at Murney Tower Museum

July 1, 2017

Celebrate Canada Day in Canada's First Capital at Kingston's oldest museum! Free tours will be provided!

Chasing Sunrise for Canada 150 at Fort Henry

July 1, 2017 - 5:00am

Friends in Kingston!

This will be a Canada Day the world never forgets. But we need your help to do it.

Last year, over 800 people gathered on the top of a mountain in BC at 5AM to show Canada what’s up.

This year, we are bringing that spirit from Coast To Coast to Coast for Canada’s 150.

Canada Day at Fulford Place

July 1, 2017 - 10:00am

Bring your family to Fulford Place for some good old-fashioned fun, from crafts to twisted balloons to historical games. Walk the same halls as royalty with free admission to this lavish 20,000-square-foot mansion, former home of Senator George T. Fulford. Stroll through the picturesque gardens, or enjoy an afternoon tea overlooking the St. Lawrence River. Come early – the first 150 visitors will receive a free cupcake!

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