fbpx

Snowbirds to fly over, land at Kingston airport

The Canadian Forces Snowbirds will fly over Kingston tomorrow, Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2021, as part of their ongoing demonstration of military aviation excellence for 50 seasons. Based out of 15 Wing Moose Jaw in Saskatchewan, the elite air demonstration team is comprised of approximately 80 Canadian Armed Forces members, 24

Read more

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

Read more

Fort Henry to open this weekend with modified programming

The St. Lawrence Parks Commission has announced that Fort Henry historic site will reopen this weekend with modified outdoor programming. In order to comply with public health measures, advice and restrictions, Fort Henry will be offering outdoor tours in Step One of the province’s Roadmap to Reopen Ontario plan, the

Read more

Fort Henry to welcome new Honorary Guard Commander

Distinguished Canadian, Major-General Lewis MacKenzie, CM, CMM, OOnt, MSC, CD (Retired) is set to carry on a long-standing tradition by becoming the official representative to Fort Henry National Historic Site as its new Honorary Guard Commander this month, with a farewell to the Honourable Hugh D. Segal, OC, OOnt, CD,

Read more

Winter Reels: Outdoor Holiday Movies at Fort Henry

This December, Fort Henry presents Winter Reels – a new outdoor family movie night. It will feature holiday-themed short movie screenings where audiences will be able to watch festive favourites. Bundle up with a blanket and some hot cocoa, and prepare for a unique experience on the grounds of historic

Read more

Fort Fright, Pumpkinferno set to return for 2020 season

Each fall season St. Lawrence Parks Commission holds two popular events: Fort Fright, which takes place at Fort Henry National Historic Site here in Kingston; and Pumpkinferno, held at Upper Canada Village located in Morrisburg, Ontario. These events will be taking place again this year, with increased safety measures including

Read more

Fort Henry, Upper Canada Village, set to reopen

The St. Lawrence Parks Commission (SLPC) has announced its historic sites, Fort Henry and Upper Canada Village will reopen Wednesday, Jul. 1, 2020. “We have truly missed welcoming guests,” said Geoff Waycik, Director of Historic Sites. “Our teams have been hard at work preparing the grounds and adjusting programming to

Read more

Queen’s to host U Sports Cross-Country National Championships

The Queen’s Gaels Men’s and Woman’s Cross-Country teams will host the U Sports national championships this Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019. The women’s race starts at 1 p.m., while the men go at 2 p.m. Admission to the event is free. There will be approximately 360 athletes from across the country

Read more

Quirky Kingston

With the exception of a couple of years in college (and not even that far away — I was in Belleville) and a few months living in Oshawa shortly after, I’ve lived in Kingston since I was born here in 1978. I love it here. I love the history, the

Read more

Fort Fright opens for twelfth season — be prepared to be scared!

Every fall, Fort Henry transforms from a mild mannered historical fort to the terrifying Fort Fright. Tonight, Friday Oct. 4, 2019, is opening night, and your first opportunity to be properly frightened this Halloween season. This year’s storyline will take you to the Mindset Research facility where you will witness

Read more

Guide to Kingston patios 2019

Summer was a short one this year. So far, at least. But here we are, with Labour Day, the unofficial end of summer, barrelling down upon us. Fall begins on Monday, Sept. 23, 2019, but if past years are any indication (I mean, they aren’t, given the climate situation, but

Read more

Family-friendly winter activities in Kingston

Christmas has almost come and gone, and the new year brings long, cold nights and dreary, cold days.  Winter isn’t my favourite season – but there are still a lot of ways to have fun here in Kingston. The beauty of winter can’t be denied.  Pristine, fresh-fallen snow, frozen expanses

Read more