I have been writing for The Local newspaper a little over a year now. I mostly cover events and write about the people of Niagara-on-the-Lake. I have the pleasure of attending a lot of the fun stuff that happens in town; whether it be historical, cultural, or even sometimes paranormal, although at this time, in the middle of a pandemic, there isn’t as much to cover. I have, … [Read more...] about Learning about wine, and an industry pioneer
The Niagara-on-the-Lake Museum will be hosting their seventh annual Remembrance Day performance on Nov. 11, a concert of wartime readings and songs commemorating the First and Second World Wars. This year it will be a virtual concert, rather than a live performance by Shaw Festival performers at the museum as in the past.The performance has been recorded on video and will be … [Read more...] about We’ll Meet Again recognizes Remembrance Day
The exhibition of this year’s hydro box wrap contest winning paintings wraps up Saturday at the Niagara Pumphouse Arts Centre. Among the original artworks submitted are the competition winners by artists Shelley Locke, Lois Stevens and Julia Kane. In the spirit of community beautification, this year’s theme was nature, landmarks and history in … [Read more...] about Hydro boxes to be wrapped with winning art
The Hare Wine Co. hosted an intimate Niagara Handmade Market Saturday, with just six local artisans displaying their wares in the winery courtyard. In this new COVID era, it was much reduced from the previous two years, which attracted more than 30 vendors and hundreds of patrons from across Ontario. The original event scheduled for early April was cancelled and … [Read more...] about Intimate artisan market at Hare Wine Co.
On display in the newly dedicated Joyner Gallery at the Niagara Pumphouse Arts Centre is the work of artist Geoff Farnsworth. Originally hailing from Kimberley, BC, Farnsworth has been living and painting in St. Catharines over the past seven years. His art education began in BC, where he studied at Capilano College and Emily Carr University of Art & Design, among … [Read more...] about Geoff Farnsworth: colour explodes at the Pumphouse