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Start Summer in a Berry Nice Way!

(Version française) The Strawberry Festival will be held on June 17th from 9:00 a.m to 3:00 p.m. at St. Andrew’s Church (323 Simcoe St., Niagara-on-the-Lake). Come out for strawberry shortcakes, crepes, pies, ice cream,  barbecue and corn on the cob, strawberry jam , fresh strawberries for sale, silent auction, accessories, used books, bake table, plants, along with… Read more

Can You Dig It? 2017 Horticultural Society Garden Tour

(Version française) Plan to be in Niagara-on-the-Lake on Saturday July 8th, for this year’s Historic Old-Town Garden Tour.  Hosted by the Niagara-on-the-Lake Horticultural Society, this annual event has been named one of the top 150 garden events for the Canada 150.  Get a look behind the fences at some of our beautiful gardens. GARDEN LOCATIONS… Read more

Is it Pride or Prejudice? – 3rd Annual Jane Austen Lecture

  (Version française) For all you Austen fans out there, the third annual Jane Austen Lecture with Dr. Barbara Seeber from Brock University, she will discuss the timeless appeal of Jane Austen, 200 years after her death. This special evening will take place on May 18th, at 7:00 pm at Navy Hall. Tickets are $15.00… Read more

Explore Niagara on the Lake’s Gardens

(Version française) The Shaw Guild 2017 Garden Tour is June 10th from 10AM to 4PM.  Garden enthusiasts will have an exclusive opportunity to wander through artisan gardens in Niagara-on-the-Lake and the nearby picturesque town of Queenston. This year’s tour includes the Shaw Festival’s Secret Garden, historic gardens and English style gardens – 8 properties in… Read more

Calling All Beer Lovers!

(Version française) The first ever Cask Fest will take place at the Fort George Agora on May 6th 12:00 – 6:00 PM.  This festival will celebrate the craft breweries of the region and will feature beers that you can’t find anywhere else!  All proceeds to benefit the Friends of Fort George so they can continue… Read more

How about a little wine and grill?

(Version française) What better way to celebrate spring than a BBQ with expert wine pairings?  All weekends in May, Sip and Sizzle will be celebrating all things grilled at over 20 wineries in Niagara-on-the-Lake.  Exciting flavours such as grilled Halloumi cheese with a peach on top, forbidden rice salad with grilled mushrooms, grilled chicken taco, or charcuterie skewer.  Something… Read more

Do you have what it takes to be a Re-enactor?

War of 1812 Soldiers Day is taking place at Fort George April 29-30th. See the uniforms, the weapons, and all the gear of a soldier in the war of 1812. Learn about what it takes to be a re-enactor as War of 1812 Re-enactors occupy the Fort for a training weekend.  Observe the training on… Read more

The Big Night – Music Niagara 2017

  (Version française) Music Niagara has announced their 19th season line up and it’s a celebration of Canada!  Starting with The Big Night on June 5th this season “Music Niagara takes pride in our Canadian national treasures, such as Shaw Festival Artistic Director Emeritus, Christopher Newton, pianists Andre Laplante and Robert Silverman, and jazz legend… Read more

Go Behind the Scenes at the Shaw Festival – Time to Book Your Stay in Niagara-on-the-Lake

(Version française) In addition to all the dramatic performances, The Shaw Festival offers many additional experiences to go behind the scenes. “Get the deeper experience: fascinating discussions, readings with Shaw Ensemble members, backstage tours & more.”  (Shaw Festival website).  From multi day conferences diving into each play to classes, backstage tours, readings and concerts; there… Read more

The 2017 Shaw Festival Season – Time to Book Your Stay in Niagara-on-the-Lake!

(Version française) Do you have your tickets yet? “World-class theatre — in blissful Niagara wine country. 11 plays on 4 stages, April to October, plus countless events & activities. Ready?” – the Shaw Festival Website.  There is so much to experience at this year’s Shaw Festival, something for everyone!  Now with an added Christmas show… Read more