Spotlight YGK: Christmas 2018 edition

Photo by Erin Walker.

Spotlight YGK

“The Best Way To Spread Christmas Cheer Is Singing Loud For All To Hear.” ~ Buddy The Elf

From my family to yours, Have a very Merry Christmas.

Christmas Events:

Lumina Borealis 2018:
Various Dates à @ Fort Henry

Back for another season! Journey to Kingston to share winter’s wonder with your family at Lumina Borealis. Inspired by childhood dreams and memories, an exceptional, night walk experience awaits your arrival at historic Fort Henry!
https://www.facebook.com/events/494571004371341

Santa at Cataraqui Centre:
This weekend à @ Cataraqui Centre

Taylor Studios will be on site to capture that special memory for children of all ages when they visit with Santa.
https://www.facebook.com/events/264831650883445

Santa at Frontenac Mall:
This weekend à @ Frontenac Mall

Make a wonderful holiday memory and have a picture taken with Santa – available from November 19th to December 23rd. Quality digital photos are ready in minutes with various packages to choice from.
Everyone is welcome, even your pets, after all they are part of the family too! Pets Photos with Santa are Mondays to Fridays only

https://www.facebook.com/events/300176180835145 

Cantabile Choirs present One Star:
This Weekend à @ The Spire

Cantabile’s glorious celebration of the holidays, with candlelight, carols and songs of the season! Be sure to join us for this enthralling event, the glittering jewel in the Kingston Christmas season. Evening performances feature all but the Junior Choir. The Matinee features all choirs.
https://www.facebook.com/events/390515061488633

Kingston Holiday Market:
This Weekend à @ 168 Wellington Street

The Kingston Holiday Market is a pop-up holiday market for local, independent artists and artisans running Friday nights and Saturdays and Sundays.
https://www.facebook.com/events/744333522583822

Elf Yourself: A Holiday Escape Room Experience:
Various Dates à @ Improbable Escapes

This is a deconstructed escape room game located in the Advanced Battery of Fort Henry National Historic Site. This challenge involves solving puzzles at various podiums.

This game is indoors, however it can get quite cold. Bundle up for the weather!
https://www.facebook.com/events/2207554779517441

Santa in the Square:
December 22ndà @ Springer Market Square

Bring your friends, family, wish list and camera to visit with Santa in Springer Market Square 11am -2pm! Santa will pose for free and the pictures are yours to take!
Plus: public skating (weather permitting), the public market and horse drawn wagon rides (drop off/pick up at the Square between 11am and 2pm)!

https://www.facebook.com/events/327693357814377

Annual Santa Fun Run:
December 23rdà @ Runner’s Choice

Come to our Annual Santa Fun Run Sunday December 23rd which leaves from Runners’ Choice at 10am. (The run will be approx. 5km)
Give back to the community by bringing a donation (monetary or non-perishable food) for the Kingston Food Bank.
Stay afterwards for some goodies and giveaways!

https://www.facebook.com/events/803293043345945/ 

Christmas Lessons and Carols:
December 23rd  à @ St. George’s Cathedral

A Service of Christmas Lessons and Carols will take place at St. George’s Cathedral on Sunday December 23 at 4pm. As well as leading the congregation in singing favourite Christmas carols, the Cathedral Christmas Choir and Children’s Choir will sing a selection of Christmas anthems by David Willcocks, Laurence Rowbotham, Andrew Carter, Robert Anderson, John Joubert, Peter Warlock, and others. The Cathedral is at 270 King St. E. (at Johnson) in Kingston.
https://www.facebook.com/events/304200476853468/ 

Christmas Rocks the Market:
December 23rdà @ Memorial Centre Farmer’s Market

Andrew will be playing a special Christmas show to celebrate the holiday at the market. Join him for a carolling country rock singalong.
https://www.facebook.com/events/319396988615810/ 

A Christmas Carol:
December 23rdà @ Kingston Theatre

John D. Huston brings his beloved show to Kingston this Dec 23rd. A Magical Experience you will remember always. Delightful to Children and Adults alike.
And you will be supporting Theatre Kingston! Now that is the spirit of Christmas!

https://www.facebook.com/events/325634751375653/

Craft Holiday Market at Spearhead:
December 23rdà @ Spearhead Brewing Company

Come join our Holiday Craft Market and get a head start on your holiday shopping! We are hosting a variety of vendors each week from 4-6pm on Sundays! All vendors have a good stock of products so you are able to take home the products you buy!
https://www.facebook.com/events/914349162100633

Lumina Borealis 2018:
Various Dates à @ Fort Henry

Back for another season! Journey to Kingston to share winter’s wonder with your family at Lumina Borealis. Inspired by childhood dreams and memories, an exceptional, night walk experience awaits your arrival at historic Fort Henry!
https://www.facebook.com/events/494571004371341

 

NEW YEAR’S EVENTS ON SALE NOW:

K-Town Countdown @ Leon’s Centre:
Join us for this year’s K-Town Countdown. Activities take place from 5 to 9 p.m. inside and outside of the Leon’s Centre. Skate to the DJ’s “coolest” rhythms or try a variety of all-ages’ activities in the concourse. At 9 p.m., head out to see the spectacular fireworks display in Confederation Basin
https://www.facebook.com/events/1843676392427879/

Lumina Borealis 2018:
Back for another season! Journey to Kingston to share winter’s wonder with your family at Lumina Borealis. Inspired by childhood dreams and memories, an exceptional, night walk experience awaits your arrival at historic Fort Henry!
https://www.facebook.com/events/494571004371341

NYE 2019 Black & White Ball @ BluMartini:
Blu Martini is very proud to present Jordan John and his All Star Band on New Years Eve 2019!
https://www.facebook.com/events/292556458040930/

New Year’s EVE Spectacular @ Absolute Comedy:
Ring In The New Year With Laughter! Join Us For A Great Night of Comedy with Our Amazing Headliner Ward Anderson, Hilarious Host & M.C. Josh Williams and Feature Act Funny Guy Nick Burden.
https://www.facebook.com/events/533801190421544/

New Year Party @ The Royal Canadian Legion:
Dance up a storm to The Change to bring on 2019!
https://www.facebook.com/events/206625453546590/

Red House:
DJ LK and DJ Haircut (of PS I Love You fame) are here to ring in 2019! Dance floor will be in full effect! Complimentary glass of sparkling at midnight. Bust out your best moves and come party with us!
https://www.facebook.com/events/260947801243938/

The Mansion:
We’ll have drinks, good times, and a full kitchen ready for you! You won’t want to miss the bubbly at midnight as we ring in the New Year! Invite everyone you know!
https://www.facebook.com/events/342473912972748/

Don Cherry’s Sports Bar:
Four incredible stand-up comics including your headliner New York’s Mike Dambra will bring approximately 2hrs of laughter to your night until we ring in the New Year on stage together!
https://www.facebook.com/events/176896956512473/

The Merchant Tap House:
Featuring ToneKats & Kings of the Cold
https://www.facebook.com/events/2236070746677000/

Renaissance Event Venue:
Join us on New Years Eve, as we travel through the stones to the nineteenth century for a New Years Eve celebrating Outlander
https://www.facebook.com/events/331379714082376/

Italo-Canadian Club of Kingston:
Our annual New Years Eve Gala will be an evening of amazing food, Italian hospitality and dancing!
https://www.facebook.com/events/281114109415709/

Cajun on King:
We are offering an authentic Mardi Gras experience with our three-course fixed price menu!
https://www.facebook.com/events/278267219702372/

Stages New Years Eve Gold and Glam Party:
Gold and Glamorous is the theme of our New Years Eve Event at Stages Nightclub!
https://www.facebook.com/events/291832184797946/

Little Texas Roadhouse Bar and Grill:
Come party with us and KnucKel HeD on NEW YEARS for FREE!
https://www.facebook.com/events/263181694386475/

Little Texas Roadhouse Bar and Grill:
Come party with us and KnucKel HeD on NEW YEARS for FREE!
https://www.facebook.com/events/263181694386475/

 

 

Looking Ahead:

The Ale House:
http://www.thealehousekingston.ca

Aaron Pritchett “Out On the Town Tour” – February 12th

The Grand Theatre:
https://www.kingstongrand.ca

I Mother Earth with Finger Eleven – January 19
Gowan – February 22
Mother Mother – March 4

Leon’s Centre:
http://www.leonscentre.com

Bryan Adams – January 27
Paul Brandt with High Valley – February 21
Luke Combs – March 30
Harlem Globetrotters – April 11

 

Care is the National Evening Announcer on #1 For Country, broadcasting live from Country 93.5 with Bobby Bones weeknights from 7-11pm. You can also hear her Dad jokes Sunday mornings 6 – 10am on KRock 105.7.
Find her online (in all the usual spots) @careonair
And don’t be surprised if you see her chasing a tequila shot with a rye n coke on her many Downtown Princess adventures any given weekend.

If you want to have your event listed, drop Care a note at carehumphries@gmail.com.

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