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Niagara-on-the-Lake Brings Home Gold in Communities in Bloom

(Version française) The results are in and Niagara-on-the-Lake takes top spot in the International Challenge (Medium) category!  Well done everyone! In a press release from Communities in Bloom:  The Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake is the winner of the International Challenge (Medium) category.  They received a 5 Blooms – Gold rating and a special mention for Volunteer Leadership during… Read more

Anything But Common

 (Version française) THE COMMONS MARKET Saturday September 30, 2017 – 10 AM to 5 PM 51 Queen’s Parade, Niagara-on-the-Lake Roam through a  field of  vintage, antique, and reclaimed/upcycled furniture, housewares, jewelry, and collectibles. Sip local craft beer and wine, and enjoy eats from some of Niagara’s best gourmet food trucks (from website).  Love the hunt?… Read more

Taste the Season in Niagara-on-the-Lake

(Version française) Celebrate the season’s bounty with locally inspired VQA wine and food pairings at over 20 wineries in Niagara-on-the-Lake. Members of the Wineries of Niagara-on-the-Lake are each showcasing a featured wine expertly paired with food made from local harvest ingredients. This $45 touring pass entitles you to one VQA wine tasting and food pairing at… Read more

The Battle of Queentston Heights Marks It’s 205th Anniversary

(Version française) To commemorate the 205th anniversary of the Battle of Queenston Heights and the death of Major General Sir Isaac Brock, our costumed interpreters will be offering commemorative tours of the battle site at 11:00 am, 1:00 pm and 3:00 pm on October 7th and 8th. The cost for the tour is $3.50 for… Read more

Niagara Harvest – Grape and Wine Festival

  (Version française) If you are a fan of the vine, this is the time to visit wine country. September 09-10, 16-17, & 23-24, The Niagara Grape & Wine Festival Discovery Pass is your key to three weekends of wine and culinary adventures at wineries across Niagara. Discovery Pass holders can enjoy eight experiences per… Read more

Get your “steps in” around Niagara-on-the-Lake

Photo courtesy of Tony Chisholm (Version française) Walking Tours of Old Town Get your walking shoes out and take a historical tour of Niagara-on-the-Lake Old Town.  Hosted by the Niagara Historical Museum guides, walking tours start at the Queen’s Royal Park Gazebo (photo above) weekends from June thru September. Explore the first capital of Upper… Read more

Designated Driver/Rider/Paddler

(Version française) More to do in Niagara than Taste Wine Niagara-on-the-Lake is world-renowned for its wine, for the Shaw Festival, and also its close proximity to the natural wonder, Niagara Falls. However, coming to Niagara-on-the-Lake isn’t just for wine snobs and lovers of theatre. There are plenty of activities for the young and young at… Read more

There is still time to catch a show at the Shaw Festival

(Version française) We are at mid season and there is still lots to see.  Dracula is just starting along with An Octaroon, and Middletown. Dracula – What if your darkest fear was your deepest desire? Sexy, funny and scary, Bram Stoker’s Gothic classic will leave your senses on fire. (from the ShawFest website)  Playing now, get… Read more

Explore Niagara Parks!

(Version française) As if wine, fine dining and the Shaw Festival were not enough, Niagara-on-the-Lake is also home to many of Niagara Parks attractions.  If you are into nature, look no further than Queenston Heights, Niagara Glen, or the Botanical Gardens.  Or Heritage, try Laura Secord’s Homestead, McFarland House or the Mackenzie Printery.  Golf, hiking,… Read more

What’s going on at the Niagara Pumphouse Arts Centre?

(Version française) Here is the latest from the Niagara Pumphouse Arts Centre, get more information at www.niagarapumphouse.ca .  Located at 247 Ricardo St., Niagara-on-the-Lake. 905-468-5455. JOSH TIESSEN OPENING RECEPTION: Please join us for Opening Reception of Watching Paint Peel: Weathering Effects of Nature and Time on Sunday July 2, 2 p.m. Tiessen was mentored by acclaimed… Read more