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05 May
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Upper Canada Golf Course Open for 2022 Season

Upper Canada Golf Course Tees Off Thursday, May 5 Another season on one of Canada’s most scenic links, Upper Canada Golf Course, opens on Thursday, May 5, 2022. This 6,922-yard, 18-hole public golf course is challenging for both beginners and skilled golfers alike. Reservations are open now, with online tee times and seasonal memberships available. The golf course restaurant also opens May 5 for food and beverage service, starting with basic pub fare and expanding offerings throughout the season. For more information visit www.uppercanadagolf.com Located in one of Canada’s most…

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05 May

Tickets for 2022 Kingston Pen Tours Now on Sale

Explore life behind the doors of one of Canada’s oldest maximum-security prisons Kingston, ON – Kingston Pen Tours return for the 2022 season, giving guests the opportunity to step behind the iron bars of Canada’s oldest prison. Starting today, May 5, guests can book tickets for tours between May 21 and June 30 at kingstonpentour.com, with additional dates released monthly. Explore Kingston Penitentiary’s past through guided tours and first-hand accounts from retired corrections staff that provide guests with an inside look at what daily life was like at the Pen,…

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04 May

YGK Craft Beer Fest Bands Announced

Fort Henry releases band line-up for the YGK Craft Beer Festival, Saturday June 11, 2022 YGK Craft Beer Fest headliners, The Wilderness, Live at Rock the River. Fort Henry is bringing some well-known Kingston and Ontario-based bands to the Canadian Tire stage at its YGK Craft Beer Fest when the festival returns on Saturday, June 11, 2022. Bands begin at 12:00pm and play all day. Indie-rock band The Wilderness, beloved by Kingston locals, wraps up the night with their headlining set kicking off at 6:30pm. Bands include: Julia Finnegan (12pm)*…

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28 Apr
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YGK Craft Beer Fest Beers Announced

Fort Henry releases confirmed beer vendors for YGK Craft Beer Fest, Saturday, June 11, 2022! Photo by @rach_marie12 via Instagram Highlighting the best local breweries in the Kingston area and across Ontario, Fort Henry is bringing a super sudsy line-up of favourite brews to the hill this summer. Black Lab Brewing Creemore Springs Daft Brewing* Fine Balance Brewing Company Hard Way Cider Co.* Harrowsmith Brewing Co.* Hop Valley Brewing Karbon Brewing Co. MacKinnon Brothers Brewing Co.* Riverhead Brewing Company* Skeleton Park Brewery* Westport Brewing Company Prince Eddy’s Brewing Co. *…

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26 Apr
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Construction Progress Update on Revitalization at Brown’s Bay Beach

St. Lawrence Parks Commission’s Strategic Infrastructure Revitalization Plan in Full Swing at Its Oldest Park in Mallorytown, Ontario (L-R) Front of Yonge Township Mayor Roger Haley and Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes MPP Steve Clark meet with St. Lawrence Parks Commission (SLPC) Chair, Hon. Bob Runciman; SLPC CEO & General Manager, Hollee Kew; and local contractors at Brown’s Bay Beach to celebrate the progress of construction on the park’s multi-year revitalization project. Mallorytown, ON — Spring has come to St. Lawrence Parks Commission’s (SLPC) oldest park, Brown’s Bay Beach and…

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21 Apr
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YGK Craft Beer Fest Returns to Fort Henry June 11, 2022

Tickets on sale now for annual waterfront festival celebrating local and Ontario craft beer, music and the scenic views at Fort Henry National Historic Site in Kingston Kingston, ON — Local beers and bands will again be celebrated at Fort Henry this year as YGK Craft Beer Fest returns June 11, 2022. Starting today, April 21, guests can book their tickets online for this summer waterfront festival that pairs the impressive heritage and history of Fort Henry with Kingston’s dynamic cultural life. The event’s entertainment will include all-day live music,…

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12 Apr
Upper Canada Village

2022 Upper Canada Village Tickets Now On Sale

This summer, take a road trip back in time and experience life in the 19th century. Morrisburg, ON — One of the largest living-history museums in Canada returns for the 2022 season, inviting guests to step back in time to 1866 and experience 19th century rural village life. Upper Canada Village offers an immersive experience with more than 40 historic buildings, traditional trades, farming, music, and 19th century social life. Starting today, April 12, guests can now book their tickets online for the 2022 Upper Canada Village season. Every day, Upper…

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12 Apr
Fort Henry

2022 Fort Henry Tickets Now On Sale

Experience life in a British Military Garrison with military demonstrations and 19th century interpretation of military life. Kingston, ON — Military interpreters bring history to life as they recreate the sights and sounds of the historic Fort Henry Guard Drums, Drill Squad and Royal Artillery within the limestone walls of Fort Henry National Historic Site, transporting guests back in time to the year 1867. Starting today, April 12, guests can book their tickets online for the 2022 Fort Henry season! All season long (from May 21-September 4), rigorously trained Fort…

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02 Feb
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Summer Student Positions Now Available!

As an Agency of the Government of Ontario, the St. Lawrence Parks Commission is an inclusive opportunity employer that continues to take action to create a diverse, welcoming, racially equitable, and accessible space for its employees, community members, and guests, where all backgrounds and experiences are embraced. The SLPC aims to build and grow an organizational culture that actively commits to anti-racism actions for its staff and community.  …

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