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Kingston Fall Fair 2021 postponed

The Board of Directors of the Kingston & District Agricultural Society have made the difficult decision to postpone the full 190th Kingston Fall Fair to 2022. While the situation is far different from this time last year, the board said they still feel they would not be able to manage

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Kingston Fall Fair cancelled for 2020

The grounds of the Memorial Centre will look quite a bit different this fall, as the Kingston and District Agricultural Society have made the “difficult decision” to cancel this year’s Kingston Fall Fair due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The decision was announced in the press release on Monday, May 11,

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Here in Kingston at 303 York Street

  Here in Kingston at 303 York Street stands the Memorial Centre, which holds a farmer’s market, hockey games, rib festivals, a dog park, and the Kingston Fall Fair. The field that now welcomes rib specialists and midway rides, was originally a place of battle for harness racing athletes. Harness

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Top five things to do in Kingston this September

It’s the beginning of a month again, and that means it’s time for us to give you our top five picks of events happening in the Limestone City! School might be back in session, but there’s still plenty of warm weather to enjoy your fair share of outdoor activities, so

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Construction of Kingston’s Memorial Centre

Kingston’s Memorial Centre is a piece of the region’s much longer agricultural past, dating back to when John Graves Simcoe founded his Agricultural Society of Upper Canada in 1792 with the goal of making the then mostly unpopulated province into one of mass agricultural production. Located on the same land

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Hall Monitor: Schooled

Last night, city council, staff and the public gathered in City Hall for Kingston City Council meeting number 15-2013. The city has published the agenda and addeds online. The bulk of last night’s agenda were smaller items, though as it’s been said to me in the past, those are the

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Kingston’s Local Attractions

This past week I was fortunate enough to take a bit of a reprieve from the 9 to 5, and wander around as a part of the March Break crowd. My wife and I filled our days with a trip to Wolfe Island, movies, open houses, home improvements, dinner and

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Help Redesign the Memorial Centre

Regarding the Memorial Centre, we’ve said it all, and you’ve likely heard it all before. Moving well beyond an argument surrounding the viability of the K-Rock Centre, the fact remains that the M-Centre is still standing and in desperate need of repairs. The issue of revitalization extends above and beyond

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