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Plenty of witnesses to Women Killing It in Prince Edward County

Plenty of witnesses to Women Killing It in Prince Edward County

By Olivia Timm Mysteriously, female crime writers have been undervalued, according to Janet Kellough, host of the first – and sold-out – ‘Women Killing It’ Crime Writers Festival, in Picton, this weekend. Kellough, popular Prince Edward County story teller and author of the Thaddeus Lewis mystery series, said the main goal of the festival was […]

Masterful theatre and song from Young Mummers

Masterful theatre and song from Young Mummers

Young Marysburgh Mummers delighted their audiences at Mt. Tabor Playhouse on the weekend presenting a polished and entertaining compilation of song and stories. Canada: A Musical, Eh? was the culmination of just over two weeks of drama camp activities for the 23-member troupe. Sam Hirst, director and musical director for the show, said the students […]

What's old is new again at first Ontario Fermentation Festival - in Picton

What’s old is new again at first Ontario Fermentation Festival – in Picton

A steady flow of people showed a growing appetite for nourishing food as they made their way around the first Ontario Fermentation Festival at Picton’s Crystal Palace on Saturday in search of all that is yummy – and good for the tummy. Fermented foods are called pungent probiotic powerhouses and they are not new to […]

Queen's Barefoot Players tell of Touques and Tales at Picton library

Queen’s Barefoot Players tell of Touques and Tales at Picton library

The Queen’s University Barefoot Players presented adaptations of French Canadian Folk Tales  in the Toques & Tales show Saturday, at the Picton Branch Public Library. The players took their audience on a storytelling portage with flying canoes, heaps of poutine, singing about Big Joe Mufferaw, a folk hero from the Ottawa Valley, and dancing to the […]

New artistic director for County Classical Music Festival

New artistic director for County Classical Music Festival

Stéphane Lemelin, founding artistic director of the Prince Edward County Classical Music Festival, has announced the 2017 festival will be his final season. Lemelin first visited the County while on a Piano Six tour in 2001. He fell in love with the County’s beauty and charm and the friendliness and enthusiasm of the people. He […]

Music at Port Milford chamber music festival this week

Music at Port Milford chamber music festival this week

2017 marks Music at Port Milford’s 31st year of bringing promising youth with a passion for chamber music together with an internationally renowned faculty to create an inspiring summer music experience. Their experience is proudly shared in Prince Edward County as the students and faculty prepare vigorously for multiple performances throughout July and August, bringing […]

County author Janet Kellough releases sixth book in mystery series

County author Janet Kellough releases sixth book in mystery series

Meet County author Janet Kellough, who will be at Books & Co., in Picton Saturday, July 22 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., to sign copies of her newly-released book The Heart Balm Tort. (Note to fans: bring any or all of her other books to have signed as well). The Heart Balm Tort is […]

Hear planning expert's ideas for Picton Library renovation

Hear planning expert’s ideas for Picton Library renovation

Melanie Hare, urban planning expert, will discuss possibilities for expanding the Picton Branch Library at a meeting open to the public, Wednesday, July 19th at 2pm. Hare, with Urban Strategies, a Toronto-based firm, will talk about the branch with a focus on promoting connection to the community, creating a community showcase and ensuring the project […]

Visual legacies to celebrate County's 225th birthday for generations to come

Visual legacies to celebrate County’s 225th birthday for generations to come

It was the perfect day for a picnic to celebrate Prince Edward County’s 225th birthday, Sunday, July 16. Community members gathered around the historic Crystal Palace at Picton Fairgrounds to enjoy picnic lunches and entertainment by fiddler Luke Norton while they awaited the unveiling of a commemorative barn quilt – marking both the County’s 225th birthday and […]

County connections bring world-class magician/mentalist to the Regent Sunday

County connections bring world-class magician/mentalist to the Regent Sunday

Through typical who-knows-who connections in Prince Edward County, world-class magician and mentalist Bobby Motta will tap into illusions of the mind Sunday, July 16 at Picton’s Regent Theatre. As Canada’s master of the unknown, Motta has earned celebrity props – astounding stars such as Russell Crowe, Nelly Furtado and Al Pacino – and is hailed […]

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