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Pumpkinferno at Fort Henry sells out season with 35K+ visitors

Pumpkinferno was a tremendous hit this season, both the displays at Upper Canada Village, and the new display this year at Fort Henry. The St. Lawrence Parks Commission (SLPC) reported that over 35,000 guests enjoyed the spectacle atop Fort Henry Hill. “Our mission at St. Lawrence Parks Commission is to

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BGC Putt N’ Blast to give back to community under new management

BGC South East has announced the reopening of Putt N’ Blast, in the Frontenac Mall, with all sales going to their organization to support children and youth programs across Kingston. On Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2021, Putt N’ Blast re-opened operations, now under the management of BGC South East (formerly Boys

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‘Spooktacularly’ decorated houses in Kingston and area, Halloween 2021

The night of ghosts and goblins is nearly here, and many residents in the Kingston area are celebrating with fantastically decorated yards and gardens. Trick-or-treaters and casual observers alike can share the Halloween spirit at locations across the city and beyond. South Frontenac Township is holding a decorating contest for

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City requires proof of COVID-19 vaccination to enter recreational facilities

Starting Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2021, individuals 12 and older will need to show proof they are fully COVID-19 vaccinated to enter City of Kingston recreational facilities and the Kingston Grand Theatre unless an exemption applies. According to a release from the City, dated Monday, Sept. 20, 2021, COVID-19 proof of vaccination checks will be performed in conjunction

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Murdoch Mysteries season premiere had Kingston masquerading as Montreal

Anyone who tuned in to the season 15 Premier of Murdoch Mysteries last night on CBC got an eyeful of Kingston scenery. Scenes for the popular detective series were filmed locally in May, though the public was discouraged from attending the locations due to the ongoing restrictions and safety protocols

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Wynn Farms’ delivers ‘wynn-ing’ family-friendly experience

Some farms just seem to have it all. With a challenging corn maze, pick-your-own apples, in-house apple cider, make-your-own flower bouquets, and specialty caramel apples, Wynn Farms — just a 20 minute drive west of Amherstview — is a ‘wynn-er.’ James and Sarah Wynn started farming 10 years ago, taking

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New pop culture trivia game show to film in Kingston

Pop Whiz, a new trivia game show airing on GameTV, is inviting local teenagers between the ages of 13-17 to audition for a chance to be on national TV. The game show will be filming in Kingston later this month. The trivia show will engage Canadian teenagers and test their

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More city facilities to reopen as part of Step Three of reopening framework

The City of Kingston has released details on city services, facilities and amenities as part of the move to Step 3, the last step in the Province of Ontario’s Roadmap to Reopen. “The focus of Step 3 is on adding indoor services and allowing more people to use them (with

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Grand Theatre to host first-ever Artists-in-Residence program

Four local artists have been selected to participate in the inaugural Local Arts Residency program at the Grand Theatre. These week-long residencies will run from July to September and will offer space, time and resources to support local artists to explore new ideas, collaborate with other artists, create new work

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King Con returns in virtual format for 2021

The Kingston Frontenac Public Library (KFPL), along with Minotaur Games and Gift and Kingston Nexus are excited to announce the return of King Con in a virtual format for 2021. King Con 2021, Kingston’s preeminent festival of sci-fi, fantasy, comics, gaming, cosplay, and other pop culture fandoms, is happening June

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The Festival of Live Digital Art shines worldwide spotlight Limestone City

FOLDA is much more than livestreaming of shows happening across the globe. The innovative concepts embraced by the festival creators is sure to intrigue live theatre enthusiasts and techies alike. This year’s festival is an entirely online event that runs from Wednesday, Jun. 9 to Sunday, Jun. 13, 2021. It

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Inner Harbour Collective founds scholarship to support boys in ballet

Two successful male ballet dancers, who got their start at Kingston dance studio 5678, have started a scholarship to support and encourage boys to explore the world of ballet. Funds will be raised through a live showcase hosted by the Inner Harbour Collective later this month. Daniel Robertson-Styles and Bryce

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