Tag: Festivals

Stratford Festival 2016

If you are a Shakespeare or play fan in general who is visiting Ontario there is one place you must visit to fulfill your theatrical need. Iā€™m referring to Stratford! Stratford puts on a series of plays shown in theaters close to one another in the town. This year my aunts took my brother and I to see a play version of the book, The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe by C. S. Lewis. The play itself was incredible. The aspect that impressed me the most were the sets, due to the fact that the main characters travel from […]

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5th Annual Rocking On The River in Blind River

Wandering-Elk Promotion & Productions 5th Annual “Rocking On The River in Blind River” @ 135 Royer St. Blind River, Ont. (OFF HWY # 557 ) Aug/ 2 & 3 /2014 Acoustic / Country days & Blues / Rocking nights 2 Full Days of Live Music (11am-11pm) Food & Novelty Vendors, Door Prizes, Bon-Fire, Fireworks, Over Night Tent / Trailer Area $20.00 per Site. Over Night Spaces to be paid upon admission ( First come ā€“ First serve Basis ) Access to site after 4 pm Aug, 1, 2014. Early Bird WEEKEND PASS $20.00 Each (Feb ā€“ May/31/2014) Buy 3 get […]

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Cornwall: Much to See and Do in Region

The area of Eastern Ontario along the north shore of the St. Lawrence River has a lot to offer. Take your time exploring the region and consider spending a night or two in one of the several picturesque campgrounds or inns, lodges and B&Bs that are dotted along the river. When you are driving along the boring MacDonald-Cartier Highway (a.k.a. the 401) between Montreal and Toronto exit at Ganonoque or Brockville or Cornwall depending on the direction you are going. If you are on your way to or from the United States you will be crossing at a short drive […]

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Nature and Maritime History Await at Fathom Five National Marine Park

Tobermory‘s Fathom Five National Marine Park was instituted to protect and preserve the islands, waters, and shoreline of Georgian Bay. With a number of exhibits that highlight the area’s natural history as well as the seafaring history of the Upper Bruce Peninsula from 1852 to present day, it offers a fascinating look at both the ecosystem and cultural history of the area. The park includes a portion of the Niagara Escarpment World Biosphere, and offers a number of interpretive programs between June and September. Visit during the third weekend of August to take part in the Marine Heritage Festival, or […]

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Winterlude

Growing up on the West Coast, I had never experienced real winter and, when I did for the first time, I wasn’t so sure I liked it. I had moved to Ottawa for school and was gearing up for some cold temperatures and a lot of snow. I was also prepared to hunker down in the warm confines of the school library and wait out the never-ending storm I perceived as winter. The one winter activity I was willing to try was the winter celebration in Quebec City, Carnival, I had heard about as a child. Unfortunately, the hectic student […]

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