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Despite rain, Firelight Festival brings light to shorter, darker days of autumn

Despite rain, Firelight Festival brings light to shorter, darker days of autumn

Story and photos by Sharon Harrison It rained on the Firelight Lantern Festival’s parade Saturday night, but the fun shone on for the fifth annual event inside Picton’s Crystal Palace. “Rain and lantern parades just don’t mix,” said festival co-founder Krista Dalby. “I wasn’t too upset about it because I knew we had something really […]

Comedy thriller 'Tomb With A View' opens this weekend in Milford

Comedy thriller ‘Tomb With A View’ opens this weekend in Milford

Meet the Tomb family of Monument House, a most vile collection of maniacs, murderers and man-eaters. Septimus Tomb, the patriarch of the Tomb family has (finally) died, but his millions have gone missing. Who is the mysterious stranger left as a beneficiary in Tomb’s will? Where has the money been hidden? Which member of the […]

Hillier Hall stage play wins hearts and funds

Hillier Hall stage play wins hearts and funds

Story and photos by Sharon Harrison Heart-warming tales of a boy soldier filled hearts with pride, and coffers with support for the hall in the hamlet he called home. Robert Clarence Thompson, of Hillier, was a 13-year-old student at Prince Edward Collegiate Institute when he enlisted in 1915. Last week, on a blustery November day, […]

SponsorLand unfolds challenges and triumphs of PEC Syria

SponsorLand unfolds challenges and triumphs of PEC Syria

Challenges and triumphs of Prince Edward County’s first Syrian refugee family, and the many volunteers who brought them here, unfold in the feature documentary ‘SponsorLand’ during a special screening at Picton’s Regent Theatre before the TVO national broadcasts. Directed by award-winning filmmaker Michèle Hozer, SponsorLand follows the day-to-day lives of the Al Jasem family – […]

Maker's Hand showcases 13th festival of fine craft

Maker’s Hand showcases 13th festival of fine craft

Story and photos by Olivia Timm ​​A showcase of fine craft featuring renowned artists kept crowds coming to the 13th annual Maker’s Hand fine craft show in Picton on the weekend. ​​ ​​This year, 39 artisans were selected to participate at the Community Centre at the Picton Fairgrounds to show and sell creations from myriad […]

Demorestville artist receives Premier's Award of Excellence

Demorestville artist receives Premier’s Award of Excellence

Kent Monkman, of Demorestville, has received a Premier’s Award for Excellence in the Arts at a ceremony this week – honouring extraordinary achievement. Premier Kathleen Wynne honoured exceptional contributions by 11 artists and arts organizations from across Ontario at Canada’s National Ballet School in Toronto. Eleanor McMahon, Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport, announced the […]

Quinte Conservation seeks photo contest entries

Quinte Conservation seeks photo contest entries

As part of Quinte Conservation’s 70th anniversary celebrations, the local environmental organization is hosting a photo contest. Photographers are invited to submit photos until Oct. 31, 2017 and contestants can send their entries from any of the Quinte Conservation areas for a chance to win one of six prize packages. Contest winners will also have […]

Library honours teen artists with show and awards

Library honours teen artists with show and awards

Teens with an artistic flair showed their creative works at the Liam Garrett Memorial Teen Arts Show at the Picton Branch Library. Works from County teens have been showcased for the past week with the finale awards ceremony held Friday. The first, second, third and Peoples’ Choice winners received prizes of art supplies to keep […]

Bigfoot spotted in Prince Edward County

Bigfoot spotted in Prince Edward County

By Olivia Timm Bigfoot was not only spotted in Prince Edward County, he was filmed here as well. The ‘best Bigfoot ever’ is proposed in The Woodsmen, created by Belleville filmmakers Five Year Plan. “Bigfoot has always been exciting for me. I have loved Bigfoot films since I was a little kid, even Harry and […]

County seniors will be making waves of memories for stage and radio

County seniors will be making waves of memories for stage and radio

Prince Edward County seniors will be making waves on shore and on the air as 99.3 County FM launches a new radio play and live stage performance series. The series “Seniors Making Waves” is a special project funded by the federal New Horizons for Seniors program. It features four plays written by seniors, acted by […]

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