Spotlight YGK: October 12 edition

Spotlight YGK

“And though you fight to stay alive, your body starts to shiver. For no mere mortal can resist the evil of the thriller …”

This Week …


Patrick Groulx @ Octave Theatre

The Meringues (Release Show) + James Blonde @ The Mansion

Tyler Kealey,  Eric Eggleston @ Musiikki Café

Turpin’s Trail @ Tir Nan Og!

Hot Knives, Maybelleen, LUCI, Cape Cartel @ The Toucan

Ladies Night featuring Jordy Jackson @ Little Texas Roadhouse Bar & Grill
10pm; Hosted by Care of 93.5


The Reflections @ 631 Legion, Matt’s Place, Collins Bay

Owen Pallet @ Isabel Bader

Bon Evans & Dave Bull @ The Embassy

The Feedbacks w/ Empty Minds, Hallowood and The Straight Teeth @ Overtime Sports Bar

Mattie Leon / Julia Finnegan / Evan Jackson @ Musiikki Café

Overrated @ Little Texas Roadhouse

John Ainsworth, Meraki Ghosts, Goldwing  @ The Mansion

Scott Owen @ The Brass Pub

The Tony Silvestri Band @ The Toucan


Old Habits @ Little Texas Roadhouse

Events This Weekend:

Kingston Craft Beer Festival: Fall Edition

The biggest craft beer event between Toronto and Ottawa is back for another year! This time we’ve got more beer and cider, brand new breweries, food trucks and live music.
The Brooklyn, SATURDAY @ Noon

TP the Town

TP the Town is Canada’s largest toilet paper drive that started 5 years ago in Kingston Ontario. We have grown, and this year we team up with Victoria Island, BC for the largest single-day fundraiser yet!
SATURDAY @ 10:00am

Fall Forts – Tunnel Vision

Remember building forts with blankets and chairs in the living room when you were a kid? Well, the PumpHouse is calling all fort builders to the front lawn of the museum.
PumpHouse, SATURDAY @ 1:30pm

Mini-Oktoberfest 2018

You are invited to our annual Mini-Oktoberfest Celebration!  For $10 you receive a meat or vegan tasting platter with sausage, pretzel, and selection of toppings and condiments from our market vendors. Mini-Beer Garden featuring $5 mini-pints by Mackinnon Brothers Brewing!
Memorial Centre, SUNDAY @ 11am

The World Remembers

Beginning Monday, Oct. 1, the City of Kingston will commemorate the 100th anniversary of the end of The First World War with special programming and events to pay tribute to the more than 1 million lives lost during the war effort.
Various Dates; City of Kingston

Moonlight Corn Maze Walk

Grab a flashlight and find your inner GPS! The Wynn Farms Apple Orchards is open this weekend, and many more Fridays and Saturdays late to give you a chance at solving this classic fall labyrinth! Be sure to warm up with an apple cider by the fire when you’ve successfully completed your mission!

And even more to choose from …

Fort Fright — Fort Henry, month of October
This season, Fort Fright tests your fears and phobias! From clowns, spiders to darkness and more, Phobia Arenas will make you face your worst nightmares! Scream, panic and run as you try to evade this dream gone wrong. Do you have what it takes to escape?

The Otherworld 2018— Fort Henry, month of October
This season, Fort Henry welcomes a new family-friendly experience, an enchanting place called The Otherworld. It’s a magical world revealed as summer fades to fall. Captivating places with fun activities and games suitable for families and the young-at-heart.

Queer Circus — Kingston Circus Arts; TONIGHT
Kingston Circus Arts is running circus classes specifically for members of the LGBTQA+ community. Explore mainly aerial fabric, with an intro to partner acrobatics, trapeze and more with instruction from a queer instructor.

Live Pub Quiz — The Mansion; EVERY SUNDAY

Kingston Psychic Expo — Ambassador Hotel & Conference Centre; ALL WEEKEND
Kingston’s largest international psychic expo. Fun event with the best psychic readers doing private readings: past, present, future. Books, crystals, free lectures, demonstrations, and prizes!

Rock Dunder Fall Hike — Rock Dunder; SATURDAY
Check out the changing of the fall leaves at one of the most instagrammable spots within an hour drive from Kingston! Rock Dunder is a conservation area north of Kingston known for its spectacular panoramic views!

Charcuterie Board Workshop— MacLachlan Woodworking Museum; SATURDAY
Back by popular demand! Leave the power sanders at home and use handplanes, handsaws, and cabinet scrapers to convert a chunk of live edge hardwood into a stunning display board for the kitchen. The workshop ends with finishing and oiling the surface.
10:00am, $60;

High Tea by Top Tier Bakery — Hochelaga Inn; SUNDAY
Experience High Tea by Top Tier Bakery in the beautiful setting of Hochelaga Inn. We work closely with makers and artisans from Kingston, Ontario to give you a true taste of this beautiful city.

Screening of Documentary Film “The Messenger”— The Screening Room; SUNDAY
The Messenger is a visually thrilling ode to the beauty and importance of the imperiled songbird, and what it means to all of us on both a global and human level if we lose them.

Metis Social Dance — Mulberry Waldorf School; SUNDAY
Join siblings Alicia and Liam Blore for a celebration of the Metis tradition of social dancing! No experience necessary — bring the whole family, and your dancing shoes!
2:00pm, $10 or $20 per family;

Curvy Pole — Sensual Serenity; SUNDAY
Sensual Serenity’s Curvy Pole series focuses on building confidence, body positivity and sensual movement to reclaim your sensuality. We will teach you the foundations of pole movement in a safe, judgement free environment. Make some new friends and be a part of a sisterhood of woman who empower each other.

On Sale Now …

The Ale House:

USS, The Elwins – October 24
Sebastian Bach (Skid Row) – November 18
Gord Bamford & Jojo Mason – November 21
Busty & The Bass – November 28
The Beaches & Goodbye Honolulu – December 2

The Grand Theatre:

Brett Kissel – October 17
Serena Ryder – October 18
Jeremy Hotz – November 2
Dean Brody – November 9
A Tribe Called Red – November 20
Royal Wood with Elise LeGrow – November 29
I Mother Earth with Finger Eleven – January 19

Leon’s Centre:

Jeff Dunham – October 19
Tim Hicks with Tebey – November 17
Luke Combs – March 30
Paul Brandt with High Valley – February 21
Luke Combs – March 30

Don’t forget!

Wolfe Island Corn Maze is OPEN SATURDAYS! 

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 [email protected]

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