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Sunday, August 20, 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.

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.

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.

Summer Art Camps- Ages 5-10 years

July 4, 2017 to August 31, 2017

Come and join our Children's Program Coordinator and Instructor, Atallia Burke, at our downtown location this summer for some resourceful, exciting, amazing art camps!

Daily trips to Memorial Park Splash Pad and Park (weather dependent).

Go to to register. Spots are limited.

$55/day, $250/full week, or $200/ four days (taxes included) per child.

Before and after care is available.

Eco Adventure Camp, Queen's University Biological Station

July 4, 2017 - 9:00am to August 25, 2017 - 5:00pm

The Queen's University Biological Station (QUBS) is proud to be offering outreach programming for the Kingston and surrounding area community. Our camp is committed to providing growing kids with a unique opportunity to escape the city and explore the wonders of nature. Week long day-camps run from July 4th to August 25th with an Leaders in Training camp in week 1. Transportation from Kingston is provided. Visit our website for more information

Summer Concerts at Fulford Place

July 5, 2017 to August 30, 2017

Bring your lunch and enjoy nine great performances on the veranda of this Edwardian mansion overlooking the St. Lawrence River. This event is presented as part of the Ontario Heritage Trust’s MyOntario – A vision over time, a conversation among Ontarians about our experiences, identities, values and aspirations.

Performance schedule:

Ye Olde Art Shoppe at Fort Henry

July 7, 2017 - 11:15am to September 4, 2017 - 5:00pm

Ye Olde Art Shoppe at Fort Henry is a collective of 7 local artists with unique and original works of art in a variety of media.

The Thousand Islands Playhouse Presents: Only Drunks And Children Tell The Truth

August 11, 2017 - 8:00pm to August 26, 2017 - 8:00pm

Grace, an Indigenous woman adopted by a white family, is asked by her birth sister to return to the reserve for their mother’s funeral. Afraid of opening old wounds, Grace must find a place where the culture of her past can feed the truth of her present. She struggles to connect her two lives in this heartwarming and hilarious story about coming home.

Loyalist Days

August 17, 2017 to August 20, 2017

At Fort Wellington and throughout Prescott, participate in non-stop entertainment over 4 days. Events include public swims, kite building, moonlight movie, fireworks, cricket matches, and more.

TIKO Club Dog Shows & Trials

August 18, 2017 to August 20, 2017

3 all-breed shows, 2 rally trials, 4 obedience trials

Pirate Invasion

August 19, 2017 to August 20, 2017


'Capt'n Tor & The Naer Do Well Cads' are returning to the 1000 Islands and the fair town of Gananoque to host the 2017 Gananoque Pirate Invasion! 

Festival dates: Saturday 10am-4pm & Sunday 10am-3pm for all ages in

Event Location: Town Park

Free admission 

Thousand Islands Triathlon, Duathlon and Relays and Brockville Downtown Run

August 20, 2017

Welcome to the beautiful Brockville, City of the 1000 Islands.  As one of the oldest and most charming cities in Ontario, Brockville is the perfect summer get-away – for all that the 100 Islands has to offer and for the Thousand Islands Triathlon & Duathlon!

Come and visit, but be warned, once you discover the chart of Brockville and all that is has to offer, you will want to stay longer…… so sign up today for the Thousand Islands Triathlon/Duathlon (in association with the Brockville Downtown Run) – play for the day, but stay for the weekend!

Event highlights

Picnic in the Park & Corn Roast at the Farmers' Market

August 20, 2017

The Memorial Centre Farmers’ Market Annual Corn Roast is a celebration of the harvest season! Bring your picnic blankets, baskets and the whole family for games, prizes, live music, fresh local corn on the cob and watermelon for all.

Click here for more information.

Back to the Farm: MacKinnon Brothers Beer & Music Festival

August 20, 2017

Back to the Farm: MacKinnon Brothers Beer and Music Festival is a big ol’ field party with live music, craft beer, food trucks and more! Join us for our third annual festival on our beautiful farm & brewery in Bath, ON on Sunday, August 20, 2017. 




BREWERY TOURS (by donation, see below)



GAMES (giant Jenga, foosball, frisbee, badminton, and more!)




Kingston Women's Art Festival

August 20, 2017 - 10:00am

The 36th annual Kingston Women’s Art Festival takes place in City Park on Sunday, August 20th, 2017 from 10:00AM to 5:00PM.

The festival features over 150 local women artists showcasing their original hand-crafted works including painting, printmaking, sculpture, jewelry, photography, drawing, textiles, glass art, metalwork and much more.

In addition to the artists market, there will be live music, kid’s activities, a food vendor and a silent auction.

Join us for a day of ART, MUSIC and FUN!

Free Admission • Rain or shine

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