31 May

Pints and Performances: YGK Craft Beer Fest Epic Band List

Fort Henry Announces Entertainment Line-Up for June 10 Some well-known Kingston- and Ontario-based bands will play the Canadian Tire stage at YGK Craft Beer Fest when the festival returns to Fort Henry on Saturday, June 10, 2023. Bands begin at 12:00 p.m. and play all day. Indie-pop Kingstonian Lauren Carson plays at noon, and a mix of genres and bands play until Toronto-based alternative rock powerhouse Augusta wraps the day with their set beginning at 6:45 p.m. Important to the event is showcasing hometown talent; this year, about half the…

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30 May

Tattoo Returns to Fort Henry Saturday, July 22, 2023

Ticket sales now open for the summer celebration of music and dance at Fort Henry National Historic Site Kingston, ON — The iconic Fort Henry Tattoo showcase returns in 2023 as a renewed celebration of performance, incorporating music and dance. Honouring military tradition while celebrating the diversity of the cultural arts, performers and acts from Ontario and Québec will fill the Parade Square at Fort Henry National Historic Site on Saturday, July 22, 2023 for a one-night only production. An explosive fireworks show is the grand finale of the evening….

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26 May

Top-Shelf Bevy Selection for YGK Craft Beer Fest

Craft beer, spirits, ciders and artisanal sodas will be poured June 10 at Fort Henry Nearly 30 breweries will be showcasing their best brews of summer on Saturday, June 10 at YGK Craft Beer Fest at Fort Henry. The outdoor waterfront festival, presented by Luca Andolfatto Real Estate Group, will have a range of beer, spirit cider and soda makers pouring a selection of their wares. Hometown YGK favourites include Daft Brewing, Fine Balance Brewing Company, Something In The Water Brewing, Skeleton Park Brewery, Spearhead Brewing Company and Hardway Cider….

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19 May

It’s Opening Weekend!

Now Open for the Season: Campgrounds, Beaches, Historic Sites, Golf and Marina As of this weekend, St. Lawrence Parks Commission (SLPC) is welcoming guests back to all its properties. With campgrounds, beaches, marina and historic sites opening and Upper Canada Golf Course now operational, it promises to be a busy long weekend, followed by another summer of historical, recreational and memorable experiences for people of all ages. For those looking to get out and get a taste of summer: Campgrounds and Beaches Campgrounds open Friday, May 19 and reservations for…

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12 May

Daily Kingston Pen Tours Start This Weekend

New Express Tour Offered Alongside Standard and Extended Tours Kingston, Ontario — Beginning this weekend, May 13, Kingston Pen Tours will be offered daily throughout the summer and fall, giving guests the opportunity to step behind the iron bars of Canada’s oldest prison all week long. This marks the earliest date in recent years that tours have been offered 7 days a week, creating greater availability for this popular experience. Daily tours, offered in English and French, give guests an inside look at what daily life was like at the…

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05 May

Upper Canada Village Opens for 62nd Season This Weekend

Road Trip Back in Time To Experience Life In The 19th Century Morrisburg, Ontario — Upper Canada Village opens May 6 for the 2023 season and runs 7-days-a-week until Labour Day, and Wednesday to Sunday until September 17. Every day, Upper Canada Village is brought to life by historical interpreters who use their unique skills to demonstrate daily life in the 1860s with activities like blacksmithing, tinsmithing, cabinet-making, printing, weaving, spinning, dressmaking and traditional food preparation and cooking. Farmers raise heritage breeds of livestock and run horse-powered machinery. Harnessing water…

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