Tuesday, October 4, 2016
Down the hill from the little green house that holds the staff of Community Support Services curves a paved path. Lined with shrubs and marked with granite stones, the walkway curls into itself, forming a circle around small gardens filled with hardy plan
Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Thom Lambert still remembers the piece written by former Haliburton County Echo editor Martha Perkins when he joined the Haliburton County Studio Tour 12 years ago.
Wednesday, September 28, 2016
As the warm lazy days of summer pass and the first cool breezes of autumn blow, 30 artists in 27 studio locations in the Haliburton Highlands start their final frenzy to complete their wonderful art pieces for the 29th Haliburton County Studio Tour. This
Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Columns of brightly coloured scarves hang from the ceiling of Helen Newton s studio in Ingoldsby. Organized by colour and further sorted by shade, the the flowing silk accessories light up the room, which is further decorated with quilts large and small.
Tuesday, September 20, 2016
Haliburton Village will be transformed into an authentic autumnal tableau for this year s Colourfest complete with pumpkin rolling, scarecrow building and fall food for sale at the farmers market.
Tuesday, September 13, 2016
Talking about death can be like turning a rusty wheel it s hard work getting started, but once in motion, things get easier, says Yvonne Heath.
Tuesday, September 6, 2016
It may be The Devil Made Me Do It that catches your eye, or On Bonnie s Pond. Whatever your fancy, Hike Haliburton s glossy 2016 Program Guide and Map has got it covered.
Tuesday, September 6, 2016
The National Gallery of Canada Library and Archives website doesn t say much: William John Hopkinson, born in London, England 1887, immigrated to Canada 1912, died in Aurora, Ontario 1970. Painter.
Tuesday, September 6, 2016
More than 50 people participated in the inaugural Halibana drum procession on Sept. 3 at Head Lake Park. The event included a drum procession, giant community drum circle, live Calypso music, costumes and much more.
Tuesday, August 30, 2016
Eagle Lake residents Peter McLuskey and his wife Nancy see the value in efforts to ensure their community continues being the host for the touring Monarch Bible Camp.
Tuesday, August 30, 2016
When nearly 12 million Canadians think back to a hot summer night in late August, they will remember a man diagnosed with terminal brain cancer singing his heart out. They will remember metallic leather suits silver, fuchsia, turquoise, gold. They will re
Monday, August 29, 2016
You don t have to be an experienced drummer to participate in the inaugural Halibana drumfest procession and community drum circle taking place this weekend.
Monday, August 29, 2016
They call him Nutcracker Man. If you want to find out why, come to Heritage Day on Sept. 10 at the Highland Grove Museum and remove the top of his skull.
Monday, August 29, 2016
Painting outdoors en plein air is a challenging pursuit, but it shouldn t hinder beginner artists, says Gary Blundell.
Tuesday, August 23, 2016
If it s been awhile since you ve been to church, here s your chance. On Saturday, Aug. 27, Samantha Martin and Delta Sugar will rock the pews of Irondale s historic church with a mix of southern gospel, soul, blues and rock n roll.
Monday, August 22, 2016
The trees of the Haliburton Sculpture Forest shake in the wind and the rain turns pathways into rivulets. But in a small clearing, two children ride atop a grey granite bear, braving the summer storm.
Tuesday, August 16, 2016
Artist Robert Bateman gets ready to sell his cottage, however he will be back.
Tuesday, August 16, 2016
The annual Haliburton County Garlic Festival has a new home Abbey Gardens in West Guilford.
Tuesday, August 9, 2016
Improv is a tool where you learn to overcome difficulties, work as a team. If you re a performer you can t calculate everything that s going to happen.
Tuesday, August 9, 2016
When packing for Europe, don t forget your ball gown. Opera singer Lauren Margison always packs hers just in case she says while on break from Highlands Opera Studio.
Tuesday, August 2, 2016
The 10th annual studio tour offered 26 artists at 14 studios on July 30 and 31. This year s event included various media including stained glass, pottery, landscapes, photography and more.
Tuesday, August 2, 2016
Imagine a scenario where strange and powerful creatures walked the earth and you re out to find and capture them. This isn t a historical fantasy so much as the premise behind the Pokemon Go, a free cellphone app game developed by Niantic available for An
Tuesday, August 2, 2016
It was 1993 the last time a Canadian team won the Stanley Cup. It was Canada Day. Duncan Fremlin, band leader of Whiskey Jack, stood on the steps of Parliament with music legend Stompin Tom Connors.
Thursday, July 28, 2016
Valerie Ashton thinks the earth might be telling her something as she works on her residency at Haliburton School of Art and Design. Trees keep emerging from the ink and watery coral appears on her collages as she puts together her work as the Reclaim art
Thursday, July 28, 2016
Phoebe Stamp loves her grandparents house. She explores the outdoors, running along the paths and over bridges, discovering the wilderness. But when it came to the woods around her West Guilford home, the then-15-month-old wasn t interested.
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