Events

August 11

2018 World Barefoot Waterski Championship

August 11th - August 18th

Dream Lake, Selby

See the best barefoot waterskiers on the planet compete at the World Barefoot Championship on Dream Lake in Stone Mills Township east of Selby from August  11-18, 2018. Click here for more information.

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August 14

2018 U19 Men's Canadian Fast Pitch Championship

August 14th - August 19th

Napanee Fairgrounds, 170 York Street, Napanee

Don't miss the 2018 U19 Men's Canadian Fast Pitch Championship is at the Napanee Fairgrounds. See some of the best fast pitch players in Canada - including your Napanee Express! -  compete for the national title. For more information visit www.U19Championships.ca 

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August 17

GNAAA Show & Sale

August 17th - September 28th

L&A County General Hospital, 8 Richmond Park Drive, Napanee

Experience a fine art show and sale of original paintings by 10 members of the Greater Napanee and Area Arts Association. Gerry Hogaboam, Ric Campbell, Primrose Craig, Gary Barnett, Joanne Chalmers, Michelle Hutchinson, Carol Jackson, Barbara Marlin, Marion Morgan and Joan Salomaa from August 17th through to September 28th.

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August 18

2018 Discover L&A County MEGA Geocaching Event

August 18th

8:00 am

97 Thomas Street East, Napanee

Geocachers, don’t miss the 2018 Discover L&A County Geocaching Event happening on August 18th in Napanee!  This year marks our 6th MEGA Anniversary. We've once again partnered with Lennox & Addington County and have many great activities geocachers will love! Home base for the event is outside at the grounds at the Lennox & Addington County Museum & Archives in Napanee.

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August 18

2018 Regional FireFit Championship

August 18th - August 19th

Napanee Fairgrounds, 170 York Street, Napanee

The 2018 Regional FireFit Championship is taking place at the Napanee Fairgrounds on August 18th & 19th. FireFit competitions consist of a series of timed events that occur in an emergency situations. Participants that place well will have a chance to advance to the national championship.

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August 18

Day of Psychic Reading

August 18th

3 Dundas Street East, Napanee

Lansing Gifts & Gallery is hosting a Day of Psychic Reading! Join Kristy for a session using either Tarot cards or Psychometry (holding a personal item belonging to a client and channeling information from it) on Saturday August 18th, with appointments from 11:00am – 4:30pm.

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August 19

Wooly Bully Races: Amherst Island

August 19th

600 South Shore Road, Amherst Island

The Wooly Bully is a terrific family event which has three different distances: 1K Kids Fun Run, 5K/10K races.

Races

5/10K events held on a very scenic out and back route along the South Shore of Lake Ontario. There will be at least 2 aid stations, each kilometer will be marked.

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August 19

2018 Vintage... Experience the Vineyard - Cloned

August 19th

9:30 am

9656 Loyalist Parkway, Adolphustown

You're invited to Bergeron Estate Winery in Adolphustown to work alongside owner and winemaker David Bergeron. Experience what it is like to walk the vines and do the seasonal tasks needed to help with the 2018 harvest preparations.

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August 19

Back to the Farm: MacKinnon Brothers Beer & Music Festival

August 19th

1915 County Road 22, Bath

Back to the Farm: MacKinnon Brothers Beer and Music Festival is a big ol’ field party with live music, craft beer, food trucks and more! The fourth annual festival is on MacKinnon's beautiful farm & brewery in Bath on Sunday, August 19th. For more details visit www.back2thefarm.ca.

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August 19

Music by the River with The Rideau River Big Band

August 19th

2:00 pm

Conservation Park, Napanee

Stop by the Conservation Park pavilion for some "Music by the River" on Sunday, August 19th. The Rideau River Big Band will take to the stage from 2 - 4pm. For more information about this event and the full Music by the River schedule click here.

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August 19

Tamworth Lions Club Fish Fry & Corn Roast

August 19th

4:00 pm

Stone Mills Community Centre, Tamworth

The annual Tamworth Lions Club Fish Fry is Sunday, August 19th from 4 - 7 pm Stone Mills Community Centre in Tamworth. Enjoy a great meal and music by Land O’ Lakes Cruisers (entertainment starts at 3pm). Adults $15, Children (ages 5 - 12) $8, Children under 5 - FREE. Enjoy lots of Fish & Corn and dance to great country music!

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August 20

L&A's Great Big Family Read 2018

August 20th

6:30 pm

Yarker Branch, 4315 County Road 1, Yarker

L&A’s Great Big Family Read encourages families across the County of Lennox & Addington to start reading the same book. The title for 2018 is Sugar & Snails by Sarah Tsiang.

As a wrap up to this project, there will a special presentations held with author Sarah Tsiang at the Yarker Branch Library on August 20th, 6:30pm.

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August 21

Caricatures with Tim Nimigan

August 21st

2:00 pm

180 Elizabeth Street, Napanee

Join Tim Nimigan in the gardens of the Allan Macpherson House in Napanee to watch and learn how to draw caricatures. You can also get a caricature done of yourself by Tim Nimigan for $10. A free activity will also be available, bring a picture that you would like to draw and learn the steps to turn it into a caricature.  

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August 22

The Puppet Tamer

August 22nd

10:30 am

Amherstview Branch, 322 Amherst Drive, Amherstview, ON

For this year's TD Summer Reading Club wrap up party, join us for a fast action comedy ventriloquist show, that includes juggling and on the spot improvising. Through clever trickery (or genuine magic?), master ventriloquist Tim Holland will give you a show full of action, danger, silly in your face comedy, and even a chance to participate!

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August 22

The Puppet Tamer

August 22nd

2:00 pm

Napanee Branch, 25 River Road, Napanee, ON

For this year's TD Summer Reading Club wrap up party, join us for a fast action comedy ventriloquist show, that includes juggling and on the spot improvising. Through clever trickery (or genuine magic?), master ventriloquist Tim Holland will give you a show full of action, danger, silly in your face comedy, and even a chance to participate!

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August 22

The Puppet Tamer

August 22nd

6:30 pm

Tamworth Branch, 1 Ottawa Street, Tamworth

For this year's TD Summer Reading Club wrap up party, join us for a fast action comedy ventriloquist show, that includes juggling and on the spot improvising. Through clever trickery (or genuine magic?), master ventriloquist Tim Holland will give you a show full of action, danger, silly in your face comedy, and even a chance to participate!

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August 23

Stained Glass Demonstration

August 23rd

2:00 pm

180 Elizabeth Street, Napanee

Sue from Sage Leaf Whimsy will be at the Allan Macpherson House & Park in Napanee on August 23rd at 2pm. She'll demonstrate some non-traditional methods of using the materials of stained glass construction and the odd material that doesn't appear in traditional stained glass work.

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August 23

Teen Night: Ultimate Scavenger Hunt Challenge

August 23rd

6:00 pm

Napanee Branch, 25 River Road, Napanee, ON.

Join us for an evening of fun as you follow clues, complete tasks, and try to be the first to complete the scavenger hunt. There are prizes to be won! Are you up to the challenge?

Our monthly teen program features movies, games and tons of fun activities for ages 12 and up. There are always snacks and prizes to be won for participating.

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August 23

Free Concert in the Park

August 23rd

6:00 pm

Loyalist Park, Amherstview (Amherst Drive and Pratt Drive)

Join well-known Kingston based band "The Monarchs" for a free dance party in the park on August 23rd from 6 - 8pm. Bring a lawn chair, blanket or your dancing shoes! Parking available at the W.J. Henderson Recreation Centre. Hosted by Loyalist Township Recreation Services Department.

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August 28

"In the Garden" Story Telling & Illustrating

August 28th

2:00 pm

180 Elizabeth Street, Napanee

Join Peggy Collins in the Macpherson House gardens for an afternoon of stories and illustrating.  Peggy will be reading her book “In The Garden”.  She will also be teaching everyone the art of illustrating, with activities suitable for children of all ages.  Bring your favorite teddy for story time and inspiration for your own story.

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August 29

Historical Play Day at the Macpherson House

August 29th

2:00 pm

180 Elizabeth Street, Napanee

It's a Historical Play Day at the Allan Macpherson House & Park in Napanee. On August 29th at 2pm, join staff in the gardens and go back in time to spend the afternoon with Henrietta at Willow Castle.  Dress up in historical clothing, play games, and do crafts from the 1800’s.  Amber will also read an excerpt from the Secret of Willow Castle in the garden. 

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August 30

Sword in the Stone & Thorbolt

August 30th

2:00 pm

180 Elizabeth Street, Napanee

Join Blades of Glory and participate in an audience friendly story telling of “The Sword in the Stone” and “Thorbolt”.  Blades of Glory will be presenting two stories: "Sword in the Stone" and "Thorbolt".  Two presenters will be dressed in costume and will use volunteers, costumes and props to help them tell these stories to a mesmerized audience.

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August 31

Centreville Fair

August 31st - September 1st

Centreville Fairgrounds

The 165th Centreville Fair is at the Centreville Fairgrounds on August 31st from 4-10pm and September 1st from 8am- 7pm.

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September 7

Gail Bowen - The Queen of Canadian Fiction - Comes to Amherst Island

September 7th

7:00 pm

320 McDonalds Lane Amherst Island

Join Gail Bowen, Mystery Writer, and Jack Batten, Author, Reviewer, Radio Personality, for a Fireside Chat. Gail will read from her new Joanne Kilbourn novel, A Darkness of the Heart, and Sleuth: Gail Bowen on Writing Mysteries.  Books will be available for purchase and refreshments will be served.

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September 8

Gail Bowen Writing Workshop

September 8th

9:30 am

320 McDonalds Lane Amherst Island

Join the Queen of Canadian Fiction, Gail Bowen, for an intimate writers' workshop at The Lodge on Amherst Island on September 8th. There is only space for ten participants. Cost $175 including lunch. Gail's recent works include a Joane Kilbourn novel, Darkness of the Heart, and Sleuth: Gail Bowen on Writing Mysteries.

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