Wednesday, March 8, 2017
This year s Doc(k) Day features Dysart 150: The Movie, Obit, Cameraperson, What Lies Below and In Pursuit of Peace. The daylong event is a celebration of the power of documentaries.
Tuesday, March 7, 2017
Learning about the maple syrup production the old-fashioned way is as close as the Haliburton Highlands Museum this coming March break.
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
From war zones to the offices of The New York Times to the early days of a little place called Dysart, the documentaries at this year s Doc(k) Day in Haliburton offer incredible breadth during the one-day event.
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
On April 2, 5 and 7, St. George s Anglican Church will be hosting a spring concert featuring Trial by Jury, a Gilbert and Sullivan production.
Thursday, March 16, 2017
What a pleasure it is to introduce you to the Knitting Circle, a gathering of people who are making things out of skeins of yarn. Cozy things, like scarfs and afghans. Warm things like mittens and socks.
Monday, March 6, 2017
How many rough drafts do you write? How long does it take to get a book published? Are any of your characters based on real people?
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Juno-nominated bilingual singer songwriter Mike Ford will be returning to Haliburton next week.
Tuesday, February 7, 2017
The Haliburton railway has been gone for almost 40 years and 10 years ago a special group formed to honour its heritage.
Monday, February 13, 2017
For four weeks, a group of seniors will be getting together and telling their stories through art as part of the Community Conversations project in Haliburton.
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Johnny Burke has been in the music business for nearly 60 years and he has no plans of hanging up his Stetson hat just yet.
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
For more than 50 years spectators have lined the street to watch the colourful and entertaining Haliburton Rotary parade make its way through town, however that tradition may soon come to an end.
Thursday, March 16, 2017
It s time for another Haliburton Hoedown! And this one is special. On March 25, from 5 to 9 p.m., the Legion will be decorated in chuck wagon style, and the Haliburton Lions Club will be serving up a hearty country dinner including beef on a bun, home bak
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
It could only happen in Haliburton, said Haliburton Highlands Museum curator Steve Hill. Hill, who spoke to a captive audience at the Haliburton County Historical Society s public meeting at the museum on Thursday, March 23, was talking about the Grand C
Tuesday, May 2, 2017
Sneaker-clad toes tapped in time as the jazz ensemble bopped their way through Jump, Jive an Wail, saxophones in conversation with trumpets, conductor Melissa Stephens summoning one section and then swinging her body to launch the next.
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
One day soon, CBC viewers might be tuning in to see Highlands East Reeve Dave Burton on a side-by-side, taking the host of Still Standing to breakfast at the Wilberforce Legion.
Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Fire alarms, emptied of their bells, adorn an empty room. A computer programmed by Ken Gregory spins tiny brushes attached to little motors making the emptied metal shells ring.
Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Jan Simon, Highlands East Studio Tour chair, requested an additional $1,000 to help run the program, which is in its 15th year.
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Three First Nations singers, three opera singers and one collaborative pianist will join forces with local community choirs to present an original production in the Haliburton Highlands.
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
The Highlands Little Theatre is inviting the public to explore the human psyche with a trio of one-act plays this week.
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
A flurry of activity is happening in the studios of Fleming College.
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Things have changed a bit since the last time I started writing from the offices of the Haliburton County Echo. It was March then, too, but it was 21 years ago, in 1996.
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Saturday s documentary day gave attendees a new way to view the world, organizer Tammy Rea said at the conclusion of the annual spring event.
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Crowd favourites and new talent will be entertaining at this year s Forest Festival, hosted at Haliburton Forest and Wild Life Reserve.
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Four local high school students are still in awe after this year s Kawartha Art Gallery Juried Student Exhibition awards presentation at the Lindsay Golf Course several weeks ago.
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Organizing a massed choir of 150 people from three different towns was a monumental project, but moving that choir and 450 concert attendees the day of the event added to the exhilaration of planning for A Canadian Choral Celebration organizers.
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