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Time To Network!

It seems paradoxical but as the days get shorter, and we prepare for the annual holiday frenzy, the calendar of events grows proportionally. All manner of exhibits, shows, open houses and such crowd the social calendar. Every weekend positively bristles with tantalizing choices. Not to mention the usual roster of year end summations by groups […]

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Fall for Culture & the Arts

There are still a few matters from Brockville Culture Days to discuss, but those can wait for a bit as a busy fall schedule is upon us. It seems everyone is working overtime putting to rest the idea that, “there’s never anything to do”. If you’re like me there are often two or three things […]

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Brockville Culture Days 2017

The weekend of September 29th to October 1st 2017 saw the Culture Days celebration spread its wings throughout Leeds & Grenville. The third annual event grew to 3 days, 5 communities, 19 venues and nearly 100 participants, events and activities. The new partnering communities included Delta, Frankville, Lyndhurst and Mallorytown, as well as the oldest […]

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Fall for Brockville Culture Days+

Where can you find nearly 100 free events and activities, open to the public? Stuck? The answer of course is Brockville Culture Days+ 2017. Brockville Culture Days takes place from Friday Sept. 29th to Sunday Oct. 1st, 2017.  Think about it; 3 days, 5 communities, 19 different venues and the aforementioned activities and events. That’s […]

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Brockville Culture Days 2017: This is Who We Are & Meet the Neighbours

It has been quite the summer here in the River City. My apologies for neglecting this forum, it’s been busy is an excuse not a reason. I will try to make amends. As you probably already know Culture Days is rapidly approaching. The Canada wide celebration takes place on September 29, 30 and October 1st. […]

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Bonus Blog: The Devil’s Door

It has been a while since I posted so to make up for the unscheduled hiatus I thought I would offer up a bonus blog. Many of you follow Gordon Beck’s wonderful Facebook  page Leeds & Grenville Rural Landscapes, a chronicle of his journeys across the county in search of history, heritage, people, stories and […]

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Brockville Culture Days 2017 Update

The end of September may seem a long way off, after all we haven’t even started summer yet, but organizing for the 2017 Brockville Culture Days has been ongoing for quite a while now. This year is Brockville’s third Culture Days celebration and there is quite the tradition to live up to. Last year’s event […]

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Quite the Weekend Ahead

Time to take a break from meandering about the countryside and concentrate on matters closer to home. This coming weekend offers a multitude of outstanding events within the confines of Brockville’s city limits. One might say a wealth of exquisitries.    Friday May 26th sees Terry Mosher aka Aislin at the From Here to Infinity […]

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New Road Trip: Same Lesson

I was on the road again on Sunday May 7th with photographers Gordon Beck and John A. Chambers.. This time we headed from Brockville to Chaffey’s Locks and every place in between. Nine and a half hours in total. We saw all sorts of lovely new landscapes and it was a joy, and eminently educational, […]

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Road Trip: In Search of the Lost Barn Part Two

Back on the road we continued our search. There were a number of possibilities for the coveted northwestern barn terminus and a few who warranted inclusion because of their curbside appeal, if there were curbs in this neck of the woods. Neither a barn, nor Leeds & Grenville. Abandoned schoolhouse in Frontenac County. Shortly after […]

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