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Tuesday, August 4, 2020
A golden retriever might bark, and a phone ringing might be stifled under a pillow, but members of the Haliburton County Public Library s book club gather around their devices, ready for whatever outside interruptions come their way ...
Monday, July 27, 2020
Accessed from lake or land, more than two dozen artists on Kennisis Lake will be welcoming visitors to their properties for the sixth Art on the Dock event Aug. 8 and 9.
Monday, July 27, 2020
Although Jason Fowler s plans to teach at Haliburton School of Art + Design this summer were delayed when the school cancelled their summer programming, the musician will still be coming to the Haliburton Highlands.
Wednesday, July 15, 2020
A series of lake concerts accessed from the safety of one s personal watercraft comes to Haliburton as a silver lining to the coronavirus pandemic. Pontunes, which started on Lake Kashagawigamog on July 4, is a collaboration between musicians Kelly P
Wednesday, July 15, 2020
Those not near a radio at the precise time may have missed Dr. Norm Bottum explain COVID-19 masks to host Barry Wilhelm, or Terry Moore discuss shoreline bugs and lake health, or Kate Butler and Paul Vorvis talk about how the Spanish flu affected the 1919
Tuesday, July 14, 2020
Ontario Minister of Tourism Lisa MacLeod had nothing but good things to say about the Highlands as she walked through the Haliburton Sculpture Forest last week as part the Reopening Ontario Tour.
Tuesday, June 16, 2020
The Haliburton and District Lions Club is helping to purchase Maker Kits. Maker Kits, also called STEAM Kits, focus on enhancing children and youth understanding of STEAM - science, technology, engineering, art, and math.
Tuesday, May 26, 2020
Wooden board games, a shelving unit, a load of white gravel and a rotary phone: these are a few of the things the Enchanted Forest at Abbey Gardens needs to help recreate a magical children s play area after vandalism caused the space to close ...
Thursday, April 16, 2020
Imagine the pressure! You are a young, talented opera singer looking to launch your career in the major opera houses of the world. If you get selected at this audition, you ll be enrolled in a five-week, all expenses paid master class with some of the lea
Tuesday, April 14, 2020
An easy smile washes over Bill Gliddon s face as he sits on his porch, talking about the musical interludes he offers over the phone to residents at long-term care facilities in Haliburton.
Tuesday, April 7, 2020
Those looking for a virtual night out, when we all have to stay in will be interested in checking out the Haliburton County Folk Society s live-stream concert series, set to feature Albert Saxby and Cassidy Taylor in two concerts this month.
Tuesday, April 7, 2020
One of Haliburton County s most popular summer attractions, the Highlands Summer Festival, announced on Monday it had to cancel its 2020 season due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Monday, March 23, 2020
Kim McBrien Evans, owner of West Guilford-based yarn studio Indigodragonfly, said her company was gearing up for its busiest show season ever when the coronavirus hit Canada and all of her plans were upended.
Tuesday, February 25, 2020
Within days of a display dedicated to works by Black-Canadians being set up in the library at Haliburton Highlands Secondary School to recognize Black History Month, Brother, by David Chariandry, was signed out by a student.
Friday, February 21, 2020
Lunar Bloom needs your vote to win the CBC spotlight contest with their popular love song, Sweater.
Tuesday, January 28, 2020
For the last 10 years, the members of Lemon Bucket Orkestra have travelled the world, bringing their high-energy Eastern European folk-punk dance party to venues big and small - and on Saturday, Feb. 8, they ll add the Haliburton Legion to that list.
Tuesday, January 14, 2020
After spending most of her life in downtown Toronto, the new dean at Haliburton School of Art + Design packed up her things, making sure to remember her parka and snowshoes, and moved to Haliburton village.
Tuesday, December 10, 2019
What s old is new again. The Haliburton Highlands Secondary School Grade 11 12 drama class is bringing the 1980s classic The Breakfast Club to the stage this week.
Tuesday, December 10, 2019
Under the disco balls hanging from the wooden rafters at the Rails End Gallery, lit by the glow of the refracted light, Toby, a retiree and volunteer, dances with the gallery s curator and director Laurie Jones, holding hands, both beaming and flashing gr
Tuesday, December 3, 2019
The prevailing theme of the Arts Council ~ Haliburton Highlands at this year s annual general meeting was all about taking steps forward and inspiring others. They discussed the continued success of events such as the perennially sold-out fashion Fallies,
Tuesday, December 3, 2019
The Awesome Music Project: Songs of Hope and Happiness is a book featuring a collection of stories chronicling the transformative power of music from more than 100 people including Danny Michel, Sarah McLachlan, Theo Fleury, Fred Penner, Chris Hadfield an
Tuesday, November 26, 2019
It s been said that theatre is a team sport. Everyone on the team has a role to play from the director to the actors and the stage crew to the costumers.
Tuesday, November 19, 2019
This year s Highlands Summer Festival will kick off with an incredibly popular offering: The Sound of Music. The beloved musical, set in Austria during the Second World War, will once again be staged in Haliburton starting June 29.
Tuesday, October 8, 2019
Carloads of people driving along scenic routes alongside trees bright and full with colourful leaves slowed as they approached Studio Tour signs dotted along the landscape throughout the county last weekend. The signs, each marked with a different letter,
Wednesday, October 2, 2019
Susanne James has been a potter for about a decade, falling in love with the craft after taking a beginners class with Barbara Joy Peel at Haliburton School of the Arts.
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