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Prince Edward County youth 'ROC' the Regent with community coaches

Prince Edward County youth ‘ROC’ the Regent with community coaches

Prince Edward County youth brought the house down at the Regent Theatre Thursday night performing music, comedy and dance with professional community coaches. The audience knew it was in for a terrific show with the opening video produced by PECI students of Thomas Davies riding shotgun with PEC OPP Staff Sgt. John Hatch – karoke […]

Into the future with local author Kellough

Into the future with local author Kellough

Author Janet Kellough, noted for her historical series, The Thaddeus Lewis Mysteries, has jumped from the past into the future with the release of her newest book “The Bathwater Conspiracy”. “It’s a real departure from my previous works,” Kellough said. “Most of my writing has been based on Prince Edward County and Upper Canadian history, […]

Art in the County to celebrate silver year in new location

Art in the County to celebrate silver year in new location

Art in the County will celebrate its silver anniversary this year at a new location. The Prince Edward County Arts Council’s premier art exhibition will move to the Armoury Mall as the Books & Company building which was home for the show’s past six years has been sold, and the Lipson Room space on the […]

Full house for page-turning County Reads and County Reads More events

Full house for page-turning County Reads and County Reads More events

Story and photos by Sharon Harrison Five well-known County residents enthusiastically championed their favourite Canadian book Thursday night in an exciting page-turning evening. With a who’s who of County authors, writers, publishers and literary fans, The Waring Hall welcomed an impressively-large crowd with standing room only for any late-comers. Now in its ninth year, The […]

Author and forensic anthropologist Debra Komar at Picton Library April 20

Author and forensic anthropologist Debra Komar at Picton Library April 20

Enjoying a distinguished career as a forensic anthropologist, Debra Komar has worked all over the world employing her skills to solve old mysteries. She’ll be at the Picton Branch Library Friday, April 20 at 7 p.m. as part of the inaugural County Reads More event. Debra Komar is the author of The Ballad of Jacob […]

Around the world performances fundraise for the foodbank

Around the world performances fundraise for the foodbank

Story and photos by Sharon Harrison The Country Church Players took a full house audience around the world with a lively and funny mix of familiar comedy, music and dance Saturday night at the Rednersville-Albury Community Church on Rednersville Road. “Last year, we brought you a celebration of all things Canadian and this year we […]

Youth invited to act it out with Academy for Young Actor training

Youth invited to act it out with Academy for Young Actor training

Prince Edward County youth interested in acting are invited to participate in a one-of-a-kind opportunity to hone skills. The Festival Players Academy for Young Actor Training is a two-week, professionally focused training program for participants aged 17 to 24 with preference given to those enrolled in, or currently attending a college or university level professional […]

Expanded County Reads event welcomes authors and students

Expanded County Reads event welcomes authors and students

Five County residents will champion their favourite Canadian book in a newly-expanded County Reads weekend festival. The ninth annual event has turned over a new look this year – from a stylized new logo to a new venue and launch of County Reads More. Details were unveiled at a media event Tuesday at the Wellington […]

PECI's drama a musical romp through the County a la Hansel and Gretel

PECI’s drama a musical romp through the County a la Hansel and Gretel

PECI drama students will present ‘The Trouble with Gingerbread – A Hansel and Gretel Story – a family-friendly musical romp through the County a la Hansel and Gretel. Directed by drama teacher Matthew Sheahan, the show is a family friendly romp through the town of Bloomington in the County of Prince Eddy. You’ll meet twins […]

Spring gardening sprouts at Seedy Saturday

Spring gardening sprouts at Seedy Saturday

Story and photos by Sharon Harrison Gardeners, growers, green thumbs and seed enthusiasts gravitated to the ninth annual Seedy Saturday this weekend. After a long and snowy winter season, the upcoming gardening season was on the minds of hundreds of attendees filing through the doors. Seeds in all shapes, sizes and colours were available to take, […]

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