Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Committee members heard a presentation from Rebecca Mackenzie, president of the Ontario Culinary Tourism Alliance about the continued and growing importance of food-based tourism in the province.
Tuesday, October 9, 2018
Set against the backdrop of trees and surrounded by the song of birds, sits a 2,500-square-foot well-cared-for back-split bungalow. After the leaves fall in autumn, the property on Ridgeview Road has an expansive view of the northwest side of Haliburton.
Tuesday, October 23, 2018
It s likely that most of the televisions in Wilberforce will be tuned in to CBC next week when the hamlet makes its nationwide debut on Still Standing.
Tuesday, November 6, 2018
Indigenous author Richard Wagamese once wrote that the Huron word Kanata, from which the word Canada comes, along with meaning village, could also mean one fire that people gather around to share stories of their lives.
Tuesday, November 6, 2018
To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Canadian Federation of University Women, the Haliburton Highlands chapter is hosting an essay writing competition with two, $1,000 scholarship prizes.
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Artist Marianne Woolley, a painting instructor and Haliburton resident, has created two works depicting local architecture.
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
There s nothing like the earthy smell of a fresh bag of clay, or the feeling of a new creation forming between your hands and the pottery wheel, says Charlene McConnell, one of the artists on the Haliburton County Studio Tour.
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Like it has been for two decades, Haliburton s Outloud Womyn s Voices Chorus sang as one, unified in joy and love for one another at their 20th anniversary celebration.
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
Each Monday and Thursday starting this week, lunches will be available to purchase either eat-in or take-out focused on specific culinary traditions such as Indian, Thai, Central American or Korean.
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Like her garden of flowers, bordered by walls and paths of native rock around her two-storey home, Rose Pearson s artwork is a complex collection of images (and sometimes text) with depth and texture. It features painted mixed-media collages, produced wi
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
The Kushog Lake resident and watercolour artist is part of the Haliburton County Studio Tour, which takes place the weekends of Sept. 29 and 30, and Oct. 6 and 7. It s his second year on the tour.
Thursday, November 8, 2018
Bonnie View Inn s chef Jay Picard is looking to draw more people to an industry near and dear to his heart with the launch a Haliburton County and Area Hospitality Industry Association.
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Photos: Fashion Fallies - An extravaganza of fashion and fun
Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Sales have been down at Haliburton s Ethel Curry Gallery, dropping substantially each year since the 2008 recession. Last year, it got to the point that owner Wayne Hooks decided to close shop for the month of February open on Saturdays only.
Wednesday, January 23, 2019
If I was asked to sit around a table with a group of people and debate what would be the most fun thing to do on a Saturday night in winter in Haliburton County, I would definitely argue hands down that everyone should listen to great music and maybe even
Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Julian Taylor first started playing guitar while staying at Kilcoo Camp as a 10-year-old.
Friday, February 1, 2019
A private island on Koshlong Lake will house selected artists this summer as part of a new artists residency. Writers, musicians, visual artists and artists of other disciplines are invited to apply to take part in the experience: an off-grid, water-a
Tuesday, February 5, 2019
Rural performing arts organization SPARC is coming to the end of its three-year Ontario Trillium Foundation grant, with committee members cautiously optimistic more funding will be coming.
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
The series, which is called Winter Blues at the Blue Line, will run from January to May, on the last Friday of each month. As its title indicates it s a blues series; and it s so great to see the blues finally established in the Highlands.
Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Stuart Baker Elementary School music teacher Drew Hewitt is already envisioning a holiday concert number next year with more than two dozen ukulele players, strumming an uplifting tune thanks to a successful application for a $2,500 national grant.
Wednesday, November 21, 2018
See the splendour and hear the iconic music to the annual showcase of ballet talent the Highlands has to offer in the Heritage Ballet presents the Nutcracker at the Northern Lights Performing Arts Pavilion the first weekend of December.
Tuesday, December 4, 2018
Zach Silverstein remembers a childhood spent in part on Kushog Lake, where his family had a cottage until 2009. Many of my best childhood memories took place in Haliburton suiting up in tall boots and a safari hat, binoculars in hand to go frog hunt
Tuesday, December 4, 2018
The new novel A Child is a Piece of Paper is shining a light on the dark truth behind Canada s residential schools. It s the debut novel for Lance Crossley, who worked two years for the Haliburton County Echo and the Minden Times starting in 2004.
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Each room of the Wilberforce Red Cross Outpost has been arranged with care and attention with artifacts from a time before electricity, antibiotics, telephones or reliable transportation. The outpost brought a trained nurse to the people living in what wa
Wednesday, February 6, 2019
It s the time of year again when the Rails End Gallery holds its annual Members Salon, wherein members of the gallery, who happen to be artists, get to display their works, created on a theme. This year again the theme is the elements, and the name of th
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