Tuesday, December 1, 2015
The one-night variety show on Saturday at the Northern Lights Performing Arts Pavilion in Haliburton raised a record $18,152 (more was donated since the cheque presentation) for Fuel for Warmth, a charitable organization that provides emergency assistance
Tuesday, November 24, 2015
The Nutcracker ballet has become a staple performance for the community of Haliburton, and this year a new and exciting feature is being added to the annual tradition.
Tuesday, December 22, 2015
It takes a quarter of a skein of yarn and a few hours to make a difference for a woman in need of a breast prosthesis.
Tuesday, December 22, 2015
There s a new club in town that s easy to join, has no meetings and provides the most delicious food. The Bread and Bagel Club is a creative initiative started by Janine Papadopoulos of Into the Blue Bakery.
Monday, January 4, 2016
If you enjoy embarking on adventures, learning about new places and humming along to a tune, a new speaker series launching this week might pique your interest.
Tuesday, November 17, 2015
There was raucus applause when the Highlands Summer Festival artistic producer Scot Denton announced this upcoming summer lineup of five performances to the packed crowd on Sunday at the McKeck s restaurant in Haliburton.
Thursday, November 12, 2015
A special meeting of Dysart council held on Nov. 10 brought forth lots of questions, comments and a few fireworks from councillors directed at John Teljeur and Wolfgang Siebert regarding a proposal to transform a golf course into a site for music festival
Tuesday, August 11, 2015
This blend of past and present is from the By Hand exhibition by artist and Haliburton School of the Arts instructor Elinor Whidden on at Rails End Gallery until Oct. 11.
Friday, October 9, 2015
This November the Highlands Little Theatre will be hosting the Eastern Ontario Drama League s Festival of One-Act Plays, showcasing theatre groups from across the region in Haliburton County.
Tuesday, October 13, 2015
Many years ago, journalist Linden MacIntyre stood watching as the site of a massacre a family home in Lebanon was excavated. Boys in their early teens stood beside him, looking on as body parts were pulled from the rubble. Their faces were like masks
Tuesday, November 10, 2015
An unexplained murder in a rural farm town, a peculiar secretary with an uncanny strength and a loveless husband and wife stuck on a deserted country road.
Tuesday, January 5, 2016
Haliburton resident Sean Pennylegion will take people back in time to when the train was king in an upcoming talk presented by Friends of the Rail Trail.
Tuesday, January 12, 2016
Since its inception in 2009, Abbey Gardens has been growing and its produce includes more than just veggies. Each year, the sustainable living centre adds something new, fostering businesses and expanding its programming.
Tuesday, February 9, 2016
For most of Ron Lofthouse s life, the buzz of the bees and smell of honey has been a constant. He thinks he caught the bug when he was five, walking into Lorne Thurston s honey house as the sweet smell of honey wafted over him.
Wednesday, February 3, 2016
A number of really sweet picture books have come into the library over the past couple of weeks on the topic of love. One such book, and one that stands to cause a bit of debate among readers, is Worm Loves Worm by J.J. Austrian.
Tuesday, February 9, 2016
Canoe FM station manager Roxanne Casey said she was taken aback by the magnitude of the crowd with more than 1,500 people in front of her when she accepted the Ontario Library Association (OLA) Media and Communications Award on behalf of Canoe FM on Thurs
Tuesday, February 9, 2016
Trade in ski wear for cocktail attire and glitz on the evening of Saturday, Feb. 20 for Sir Sam s Ski Ride Golden Gala, celebrating the resort s 50th anniversary.
Monday, February 22, 2016
It was standing room only on Friday night for Battle of the Bands at the Haliburton Community Centre above the arena. A long list of local talent took turns taking to the stage (complete with smoke machine) to entertain the crowd.
Wednesday, February 3, 2016
Haliburton s Fred Phipps turns the pages to his photo album like flipping through the history of his life.
Monday, February 1, 2016
The first Battle of the Bands is coming to Haliburton in just a few weeks and organizers are looking for you.
Tuesday, January 12, 2016
Jerelyn Craden is using her voice in a unique way to spread a message that is close to her heart. The singer, songwriter, entertainer and all around creative force was sitting at home one day when a song came out of her with a message she wasn t expectin
Monday, January 18, 2016
Four local student artists where honoured at a recent art show in Bancroft.
Monday, February 1, 2016
When David Francey performed this past Saturday at the Northern Lights Performing Arts Pavilion it was a wonderful evening of song, story and at times silliness.
Monday, February 1, 2016
This month, Peter Bowers is showing more of his photography at the Heatherwood restaurant at Pinestone Resort and Conference Centre.
Wednesday, February 24, 2016
Food, music and fireworks greeted guests at the Golden Gala on Saturday evening at Sir Sam s Ski and Ride in Eagle Lake.
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