Category: review

Dania Madera-Lerman on Exhibit at Campbellford Library

The Campbellford Library has already been praised for it floral bounty on the outside. Now it has an exhibit by Spirit of the Hills artist Dania Madera-Lerman that adds distinctive floral and artistic beauty on the inside. Madera-Lerman’s art works adorn the walls and add a colorful flair on the inside: The works are primarily…

Lang Pioneer Village in Winter

Lang Pioneer Village in Keene Ontario just north of Rice Lake is a fun place to visit – almost all year long. Their special events during the Spring, Summer and Fall are not to be missed. For example, the War of 1812 Re-enactment of this past Summer provided wonderful insights to the conditions of the…

War of 1812 Reenactment: Lang Pioneer Village

In our previous post on things todo at Summers End, Lang Pioneer Village promised a War of 1812 Reenactment. The Village turns out to be a perfect place for a great historical show and reenactment. The Village provides the historical context with some of the dwellings like Fife Cabin stretching back to just after the War which…

WW Maple Syrup Festival Photo Contest 2012

Cold , windy and chilly on the first day, the Spring flood of  warm weather on Sunday  certainly brought out the photo takers for the Warkworth Maple Syrup Festival Photo Contest sponsored by the Library. There were over 200 photos submitted among 14 photographers. This number includes 2 of last year’s top ten photographers, Ray…

Falls Hints in Canada

Fall in Canada has distinctive colors as seeen here and just above. This year the the alternating very hot and then very wet weather adds new variables to the mixing that is the Canadian Fall color palette. So ye Editor has been out and about to see what is upcoming this Fall. Its two weeks…

Scene at the Long Lunch

PicsofCanada promised you lots of things to see and do at the Warkworth Long Lunch and so here are the photo returns. First, the East Market opened up early Sunday morning  and there were lots of wares, produce, and goodies to be found in the Red Barn on East Street. The weather was still a…

Apple Blossom Festival: One Disappointment

Spelling Bee Winner Emilie and Her Proud Parents Readers who have been following PicsofCanada’s coverage of Colborne’s Apple Blossom Tyme festival, have found ye Editor to be a fairly enthusiastic festival goer. But there was a major disappointment – the Spelling Bee – or rather the turnout for the Spelling Bee. As readers can see…

North Bay Cooking

North Bay is part of cottage and summer vacation country well North of Toronto. So that means the area has the more hardy North country inhabitants as well as its own industries and identity. This is Manitou country – what the Algonquin Indians refer to as the spirit and balance of nature in life. Manitou…

1-800-959-8281

Updated for the end of July, 2013 Several tries this past week have produced answers within 2-5 rings but  it is the Summer. Dial this number: 1-800-959-8281 – see if you get a busy signal. Yep so did I regardless whether I have dialed at 9:00AM, 11:30, 2:00 or whenever. This is the only available…