Spotlight YGK: October 19 edition

The Great Unwashed take the stage at Blu Martini on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018 beginning at 9:45 p.m.


“Oh look, another glorious morning. Makes me sick!” – Winifred Sanderson, Hocus Pocus

This Week …


Rich Aucoin @ BluMartini

Ghetto Express @ The Toucan

Beta 58’s, Artificial Dissemination, The Massacre @ Inner Harbour Tattoo

Kill No Albatross // Chasing Amber, Hot Knives, Hail the Slain @ Overtime Sports Bar

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


The Great Unwashed @ Blu Martini

Smitty @ The Embassy

Listen Up Kid @ The Toucan

Scott Owen @ The Brass Pub

Hair Force One – 80s Party (SOLD OUT) @ Little Texas Roadhouse Bar & Grill

Lloyd Spiegel @ Octave Theatre

Bella Cat @ Musiikki Cafe

Sweet Talk Jackie @ The Merchant

A Night of Metal 2 @ Overtime Sports Bar

Griffin McGill @ Riverhead Brewing

Taylor Angus with Special Guest Lotus Shaker @ The Mansion


Shawn McCullough @ Little Texas Roadhouse

Southpaw, Skybound, The Straight Teeth @ Overtime Sports Bar

Events This Weekend:

Zombie Walk!

It’s the 10th annual zombie walk! The horde will start gathering in McBurney Park at 1:00 pm – for photos, makeup touch-ups, costume review, Zombie story exchange, and to gather donations to the Kingston Youth Shelter. Then, at 2:00 pm exactly (no delays!), we start down Princess Street, roaring, snarling, and having a great time! Judging and costume contest will be at City Park and the end of our walk!
Skeleton Park, SATURDAY @ 1pm

Kingston VegFest

Come celebrate the Third Annual Kingston VegFest! Located at the newly built St Lawrence College Conference Centre, this VegFest will feature a wide variety of vegan food and lifestyle vendors. There will also be live cooking demos and speakers to fill your minds and stomachs. Come explore a world of nutritious and compassionate living and immerse yourself in Kingston’s vibrant veg community.
St Lawrence College, SATURDAY @ 11am 

Fall Frolic Craft & Vendor Event

Shop local distributors and crafters; indoor event. Fun for Everyone & Free to attend. Donations for Animal Rescue accepted on site.
Kingston District Shrine Club, SATURDAY @ 11am

Fall Forts – Mighty and Free

Have you joined us for the Fort Night this past summer? That was so much fun that we decided to bring the excitement and the challenge to the Fall with – Fall Forts! That’s right, we are challenging you again to build your most amazing fort with friends, your kids, your partner or complete strangers. Meet you on the front lawn of the PumpHouse where we will give you a challenge, Mighty & Free, and all the items that you will need to build the most amazing fort ever. We will even throw in a few surprise items that will earn you bonus points. We even giving you points for coming up with a team name.
Pumphouse, SATURDAY @ 1:30pm

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.

My Hearts art workshop – Found and Lost Art — Town Loft, Saturday

Andrew Searles— Absolute Comedy, All Weekend

DSS: Howl & Hush — Isabel Bader, Saturday

Highland concert // Concert Highland — Confederation Park, Saturday

ReUnion Street Festival 2018 — Union Street, Saturday

The Refinery Grand Opening — The Refinery, Saturday

Cirque Éloize Saloon— The Grand Theatre, Saturday

The Mouse House — Domino Theatre, Saturday

Pancake Sunday — Playtrium; Sunday

CRCA Mushrooms 101 Presentation — Little Cataraqui Creek Conservation Area, Sunday

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.

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.

Live Pub Quiz — The Mansion; Every Sunday

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:

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 – TONIGHT
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.

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