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Sleigh rides will once again be a feature of Miracle on King Street. - Photo supplied by Downtown Brockville

5 things to expect at Downtown Brockville’s Miracle on King Street

The holiday season is fast approaching, and Downtown Brockville is ready to help you get into the Christmas spirit with the third annual Miracle on King Street event. Sam Cowan, events and logistics coordinator for the Downtown Brockville BIA, explains that it all started in 2021 during COVID era. “We

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Some of the shows featured in the Thousand Islands Playhouse 2024 lineup.

Mama Mia!, Jesus Christ Superstar among shows coming to Thousand Islands Playhouse, Gananoque, next season

Voulez-vous attend the Thousand Islands Playhouse in 2024? Gananoque’s popular riverfront theatre has announced its lineup for the 2024 season, and it contains a little something for everyone – from iconic musicals to a historical romance to thought-provoking dramas. Subscriptions, patron memberships and gift certificates for 2024 are on sale

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Astral Light Paranormal will unveil the findings of their recent investigation of Katarina's Coffee Shop in Prescott. - Submitted image

Paranormal group to present findings of investigation of Prescott coffee shop Oct. 24

The best part about the autumn season for many people is enjoying the plethora of spooky seasonal activities. If that person is you, the Downtown Prescott Business Improvement Area (BIA) is hosting an exciting upcoming event called “A Haunting in Downtown Prescott,” which offers the opportunity to engage with a

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Bridge & Wolak take center stage at the Brockville Arts Centre on Saturday, Oct. 28 at 7 p.m. - Submitted photo

Extraordinary musical fusion: Bridge & Wolak bring Tangorium to Brockville

Prepare to be mesmerized by an unparalleled musical experience as genre-defying virtuosos Bridge & Wolak take center stage at the Brockville Arts Centre on Saturday, Oct. 28 at 7 p.m. Their one-of-a-kind multimedia spectacle, Tangorium, promises an evening of musical mastery, innovation, and pure entertainment. Having captivated audiences across Canada

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The CP Holiday Train will make stops in Merrickville, Smiths Falls, Perth, Belleville and Trenton. - Photo via CP Holiday Train Facebook page

CP Holiday Train to make stops in Belleville, Trenton, Smiths Falls and more this November

Dates have been announced for this year’s CP Holiday Train stops, and a number of Hometownist communities will be visited. On Nov. 27, the train will pass through the Leeds, Grenville and Lanark area with the following stops: On Nov. 28, the train will head west, with a couple of

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A scene from a previous year's Tunnel of Terror. - Submitted photo

Prepare to be scared at Brockville’s Tunnel of Terror this Halloween

The Tunnel of Terror is returning this Halloween season, and community members are invited venture into the Brockville Railway Tunnel for a half-kilometre haunted walk…if they dare. The Tunnel has been terrifying Brockville and area residents since 2018, with two years off in 2020 and 2021 due to COVID. Although

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“Face to Face” will be on display at Gananoque's Firehall Theatre until Nov. 16.

Community invited to come ‘Face to Face’ with the work of Gananoque-area artists

The Gananoque Arts Network at 157 King Street E is hosting a secondary portrait exhibition in conjunction with the Kingston Prize show currently on display daily in the Firehall Theatre.  The amateur exhibition is titled “Face to Face” and will be presenting a variety of different original artistic pieces in

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The Kingston Prize national portrait exhibition is on now at the Firehall Theatre in Gananoque. Photo by Cris Viela/Kingstonist

Kingston Prize portrait exhibition on now at Firehall Theatre

The Kingston Prize is a national portrait competition held every two years, celebrating the rich portraiture work done by Canadian artists. Founded in 1982 by Kaaren and Julian Brown, the competition was inspired by the Archibald Prize, which has been held annually in Sydney, Australia since 1921. Biennially, the Kingston

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Pat Alexander (left) and Julie Dixon are co-organizers of the Indigenous Day of Learning. - Submitted photo

Brockville community invited to Indigenous Day of Learning and Sharing Oct. 21

A Brockville church is taking the lead in the spirit of truth and reconciliation, and the entire community is invited to participate in an Indigenous Day of Learning and Sharing on Oct. 21.    Organizer Pat Alexander, hospitality and events coordinator for St. Paul’s Anglican Church, explains that the season

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