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October 4, 2014

10 am - 12 pm

MUSEUM KIDS! featuring "Autumn Tales" with storyteller Deborah Dunleavy

Lennox & Addington County Museum & Archives, 97 Thomas Street East, Napanee

Have fun at Museum Kids! This free monthly feature at the Lennox & Addington County Museum & Archives brings you child-themed events that are fun for the whole family. Stories of the trees, the harvest, the birds and many autumn traditions are brought to life by Deborah's lilting voice and engaging manner. Be enchanted by legends from our First Nations as well as tales from around the world.

Museum Kids is the first Saturday of every month from 10 am until noon. For more information please visit www.CountyMuseum.ca.

October 4, 2014

 2 - 4 pm

A Passion for Genealogy

Lennox & Addington County Museum & Archives, 97 Thomas Street East, Napanee

At the October general meeting of the Lennox & Addington Historical Society, Cora Reid will discuss her passion for genealogy. Special guests include Jane Foster, L&A Museum and Sharon Cadieux, OGS, Kingston Branch. For more information call 613-354-3027 or visit www.CountyMuseum.ca.

October 4, 2014

 Doors Open: 6 pm
Show Begins: 7 pm

Hometown Country Jamboree

Napanee Lion's Hall, 57 County Road 8, Napanee

Get ready to dance at the Hometown Country Jamboree! A great evening of entertainment is in store for you including the talented Heartland Country Band! Tickets are only $15 each and are available at the door or in advance at a number of local businesses. For more information visit www.hometowncountryjamboree.com.

October 4 & 11, 2014

Harvest Festival with RV Farm

7243 County Road 9, Napanee

Head out to RV Farm in Napanee for Harvest Festival! There's lots of fun activities going on during the first two Saturdays in October at the farm. Pick your own pumpkin, and enjoy live entertainment, pumpkin carving, pumpkin toss, face painting, a corn maze, wagon rides, corn roast & barbeque and much more! Admission is $5 per person, and children 3 and under are free. It's fun for the whole family. For more information visit rvfarmers.com.

October 5, 2014

noon - 5 pm

“Put Art in Your Life” Show & Sale

Napnaee Golf & Country Club

“Put Art in Your Life” Show & Sale at the Napanee Golf & Country Club on Sunday, October 5 from  noon - 5 p.m. This event was inspired by local ceramic artist Harlan House’s generous donation of five pieces to be raffled off. The show will focus on art from natural or recycled materials and includes live music. Free admission. For more information please call 613-396-6230.

October 5, 2014

1 pm

The Grand Old Enterprise Jamboree

Enterprise Hall

The Grand Old Enterprise Jamboree returns on October 5th at the Enterprise Hall starting at 1 pm. Guest entertainers will be Jon McLurg and Landon Chatterton. Many other entertainers will also be in attendance so come out for a great afternoon of fun, good music and dancing. Canteen will also be available. Sponsored by the Newburgh-Camden Lions Club. Call 613-530-5859 or 613-379-9972 for more information.

October 9, 2014

 6:30 pm

Friends of the Salmon River AGM

St. Patrick's School, 6031 County Road 41, Erinsville

The Friends of the Salmon River presents an evening on Water Quality at their Annual General Meeting on Thursday, October 9 at 6:30 pm in Erinsville. Bev Clark, water quality professional, will explain the Lake Partner Program: Ontario’s volunteer, water-quality monitoring program. He will help interpret water quality data and effects on your lake. He will give current understanding of blue-green algae blooms and the lake and climate variables that cause them. Doors open at 6:30 pm and the presentation begins at 7 pm. For more details, or to nominate someone to the upcoming Board of Directors, contact Susan Moore at 613-379-5958 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Also visit friendsofsalmonriver.ca.

October 9, 2014

 7 pm

1st Annual Author Gala with Terry Fallis - SOLD OUT

L&A County Museum & Archives, 97 Thomas Street East, Napanee

All are welcome to join the L&A County Public Libraries at 7 pm on the evening of October 9th for a talk, reading and book signing in the new County Museum & Archives building. The evening features a fantastic presentation by Terry Fallis, one of Canada’s bestselling authors. Fallis has won numerous awards, including CBC Canada Reads, The Stephen Leacock Award for Humour and the Ontario Library Association’s Evergreen Award. Tickets are $10 will also include a wine and cheese. For more information please visit www.CountyLibrary.ca.

October 16, 2014

 7 pm

100 Mile Agriculture Event

Napanee Lion's Hall, Napanee

Napanee District Community Foundation is holding its fourth annual '100 Mile' event on October 16th at the Napanee Lion's Hall. The Foundation is happy to announce this year we are highlighting the importance of agriculture in Lennox and Addington. We want to celebrate its rich history and diversity in the County. The evening will highlight L&A's ever changing agricultural community by showcasing local vendors, commodity groups and products. The event will allow time to talk to food producers as well as sample and purchase their products. Hors d'oeurvres and refreshments will be served. Silent and live auctions will give guests the opportunity to bring home some of Lennox and Addington's finest products. 100 Mile Agriculture will also feature Geri Kamenz, Chair of the Farm Products Marketing Commission. Geri will be speaking at 100 Mile Agriculture on 'The Importance of Agriculture to the Local Economy'.

For tickets, please contact the Napanee District Community Foundation at 613-354-7333 or visit www.ndcf.ca/100-mile-agriculture.

October 17, 2014

 7 - 9 pm

Death by Chocolate for Sandy Pines Wildlife Centre

Napanee Golf & Country Club, Napanee

Sandy Pines Wildlife Centre is celebrating their 20th year serving wild animals from all over south eastern Ontario. Help us celebrate by joining us for one wild night full of mystery and all of the chocolate you can handle! Tickets are $25.00 and include unlimited access to the chocolate buffet, complimentary coffee and tea, and a chance to win one of three gift baskets for participating in the animal mystery. There will also be a cash bar and a silent auction. Cash or cheque will be accepted for the silent auction. New this year: wine and beer tastings!!! In honour of Sandy Pines Wildlife Centre's 20th anniversary, there will be 20 mystery boxes up for grabs. Don't miss the fun!

Tickets may be purchased in advance by contacting Veronica at 613-967-9773 or e-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , or at the door. Advanced ticket holders will also receive a bonus clue to help them solve one of the mysteries. For more information please visit www.sandypineswildlife.org.

October 18 & 19, 2014

10 am - 4 pm

Fall Fibre Affair

Fairfield-Gutzeit House, 341 Main Street, Napanee

The Fall Fibre Affair returns to the Fairfield-Gutzeit House in Bath. This great annual event features talented local artists in a variety of mediums, including weaving, quilting, art to wear, hand-dyed silk, fibre art, jewellery, woodworking, and much more! Admission is free! Tea, coffee and scones are available for $5 (taxes included). Proceeds are a fundraiser for the Red Cow Society. For more information please visit www.FallFibreAffair.ca.

October 21, 2014

 7pm

"Ontario Decoys" with authors Bernie Gates, Bill Reeves and Jeff Mewburn

L&A County Museum & Archives, 97 Thomas Street East, Napanee

An evening lecture on the history and craftsmanship of Ontario decoys. Bernie Gates, a leading expert on Canadian decoys, will talk on the Nichol family of decoy carvers, who were the basis of the Smiths Falls School and the dominant influence in the Napanee, Brockville, Kingston region. Copies of the book will be available for purchasing or bring your own copy for signing. If you have questions about your decoys, you are welcome to bring yours in for identification and clarification.

Regular Museum Admission. For more information please visit www.CountyMuseum.ca.

October 23, 2014

4 pm

Historical Walking Tour

Riverside Cemetery, Church Street, Napanee

You are invited to attend a guided Historical walking tour at Riverside Cemetery in Napanee. The event will highlight the history of the cemetery, interesting and significant individuals, and the role of the cemetery board within the community presently and in the future. Please click here for more information.

October 23, 2014

2014 Business Awards Gala

L&A County Museum & Archives, 97 Thomas Street East, Napanee

You are invited to the newly-expanded Lennox & Addington County Museum & Archives on October 23rd for a casual evening of networking, cultural displays, awards presentations, business and community highlights from 2014 and much more at teh 2014 Business Awards Gala. Six awards will be presented throughout the evening, including:

• Town of Greater Napanee Youth Employee Award
• Communities in Bloom Commercial Award
• Napanee BIA Award
• Chamber of Commerce Award
• Virtual Presence Award
• NEW THIS YEAR! Youth Entrepreneur Award

Tickets for the Business Awards Gala are on sale now at $25 per person (HST Included). For more information please visit www.NapaneeChamber.ca.

October 25, 2014

Doors Open: 7 pm
Music: 8 pm 

TECDC Concert Series: Del Barber & the Profiteers

Tamworth Legion

The TECDC Concert Series brings amazingly talented Canadian artists to the intimite setting of the Tamworth Legion!

Del Barber was nominated for a 2011 Juno Award for Love Songs of the Last Twenty in the category of Roots & Traditional Album of the Year. Later in 2011 he won two Western Canadian Music Awards for Independent Album of the Year and Roots Solo Recording of the Year. As of March 2014, his new album, PRAIRIEOGRAPHY was number one on the Canadian Folk/Roots/Blues charts and his videos were being featured on CMT. Del is one of Canada’s rising stars and organizers are thrilled to have him start off the series.

Tickets are $30 each and can be purchased from a variety of Tamworth area merchants. The concert series is proudly presented by the Tamworth/Erinsville Community Development Committee. For more information please visit tamworth.ca.

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Nov

November 1, 2014

10 am - 12 pm

MUSEUM KIDS! featuring “The Dinosaur Lady” Betsy Cotton

Lennox & Addington County Museum & Archives, 97 Thomas Street East, Napanee

Have fun at Museum Kids! This free monthly feature at the Lennox & Addington County Museum & Archives brings you child-themed events that are fun for the whole family.  Betsy Cotton returns to the museum with her love of dinosaurs.  Museum collections come in different shapes and sizes, this may include a dino bone or two.  Although there are no dino bones in our collection, they are significant to many museums across the world. With hands on learning, Betsy will keep you intrigued with her love of  dinosaurs and paleontology. Discover her joy of dinosaurs through games and art.

Museum Kids is the first Saturday of every month from 10 am until noon. For more information please visit www.CountyMuseum.ca.

November 1, 2014

2 - 4 pm

Wilton Pottery History

Lennox & Addington County Museum & Archives, 97 Thomas Street East, Napanee

At the November general meeting of the L&A Historical Society there will be a feature on Wilton Pottery, owned by Diane Creber and Tim DeRose. They are closing Wilton Pottery and this will be your opportunity to learn the history of this site which has been a significant asset to Loyalist Township over the years. Talk takes place from 2 to 4pm. For more information call 613-354-3027 or visit www.CountyMuseum.ca.

November 2, 2014

 1 - 4 pm

25th Annual Whiskey Tasting & Highland Brunch

Alan Macpherson House & Park, 180 Elizabeth Street, Napanee

From 1826, Allan Macpherson House has been an integral part of Napanee’s history and, since 1968 it has been a living museum of life in Upper Canada operated by the Lennox & Addington Historical Society. For more than twenty years part of that tradition has been our Whiskey Tasting Event. More than just our single largest fund raising event, you will spend the afternoon sampling some of the finest Scotch or Irish whiskeys made today. Served in a (nearly) 200-year-old home your ticket will include a Scottish buffet of smoked salmon, scotch eggs and other traditional delights of the palette.

Cost: Early Bird Pricing: $65.00/person $130.00/couple after Sept. 26th, 2014 $75/person 140.00/couple. For more information, please visit www.MacphersonHouse.ca.

November 14, 2014

 6 - 9 pm

Big Bright Light Show Block Party & Lighting Ceremony

Downtown Napanee

Join us along Dundas Street on Friday November 14th  from 6:00pm – 9:00pm for the 3rd Annual Big Bright Light Show Block Party & Lighting Ceremony in Downtown Napanee! The street will be lit up again this winter as over 450,000 energy efficient LED lights will come to life, creating a winter wonderland you won’t want to miss.  This family fun event will include food, music, and of course Santa!! Come and get into the holiday spirit downtown Napanee! Lights will be on nightly from November 14th until January 31st. For more information please visit www.GreaterNapanee.com.

November 18, 2014

7 pm

The War Time Letters of Leslie and Cecil Frost 1915-1919 with guest speaker and author Rae Fleming

L&A County Museum & Archives, 97 Thomas Street East, Napanee

The Wartime Letters of Leslie and Cecil Frost is a remarkable document of its times and for our times. Superbly edited by R.B. Fleming and complemented by maps and nearly fifty original photographs from the era, the letters capture a young and close-knit family's patriotic commitment to the Allied cause in the Great War, which gives way slowly to the constant recordings of the deaths of their friends. Join us for a night at the museum as Dr Fleming discusses these extraordinary letters home and captures life in a dugout during World War One. Books will be available for purchasing and signing.

Regular Museum Admission. For more information please visit www.CountyMuseum.ca.

November 22, 2014

Doors Open: 7 pm
Music: 8 pm

TECDC Concert Series: Corin Raymond

Tamworth Legion

The TECDC Concert Series brings amazingly talented Canadian artists to the intimite setting of the Tamworth Legion!

Corin Raymond & The Sundowners were recently nominated for a 2013 Canadian Folk Music Award for ‘Best Vocal Ensemble’ for Paper Nickels. The band members have numerous Juno nominations (Treasa Levasseur for Best Blues Album for her 2008 release Low Fidelity; Brian Kobayakawa, for Instrumental Album of the Year and Roots and Traditional Group with his band The Creaking Tree String Quartet (twice in both categories); and David Baxter, producer of three Juno-nominated albums by Justin Rutledge, Bob Snider, and Treasa Levasseur. Corin’s show combines a stage full of talent with well crafted songs and a warm, engaging presentation style.

Tickets are $25 each and can be purchased from a variety of Tamworth area merchants. The concert series is proudly presented by the Tamworth/Erinsville Community Development Committee. For more information please visit tamworth.ca.

November 23, 3014

2 pm

Bookworm

Tamworth Legion

Toronto-based performer Corin Raymond will be bringing his highly acclaimed one-man show to Tamworth! A story about a father reading to his son, growing up in a  library, Spiderman, Ray Bradbury, and meeting the Minotaur just outside of Wawa. This free event is brought to you by the Tamworth Legion and the County of Lennox & Addington Public Libraries. For more information please visit http://www.corinraymond.com/bookworm/.

 

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December 6, 2014

 10 am - 12 pm

MUSEUM KIDS! featuring "Folk Music Traditions"  with Steve Tanner

Lennox & Addington County Museum & Archives, 97 Thomas Street East, Napanee

Have fun at Museum Kids! This free monthly feature at the Lennox & Addington County Museum & Archives brings you child-themed events that are fun for the whole family.  There is a long tradition to the songs we sing. Steve will keep your child engaged while they play their own hand made instruments as part of the story telling. Songs include themes about our winter traditions, logging industry and a few festive holiday favourites too!  Enjoy a morning at the museum with great music and hands on fun at the discovery table.

Museum Kids is the first Saturday of every month from 10 am until noon. For more information please visit www.CountyMuseum.ca.

December 16, 2014

7 pm

Courtyard Lights and Folk Songs with folk musician Steve Tanner"

Lennox & Addington County Museum & Archives, 97 Thomas Street East, Napanee 

There is a story to the songs we sing. Join Steve for an evening of tradition and tales as he reveals the history and tradition of some our favourite folk songs including some festive favourites too! He well spin a story of where the songs came from, and present them vocally, accompanied on guitar and mandolin.  Many of our traditional story songs have been covered over the years by the such artists as Eric Clapton, Jeff Healey, The Pogues. Enjoy us for a festive evening of music, holiday refreshments and Christmas lights. For more information please visit www.CountyMuseum.ca.

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October 5, 2014

1 pm

 

The Grand Old Enterprise Jamboree

Enterprise Hall

 

The Grand Old Enterprise Jamboree returns on October 5th at the Enterprise Hall starting at 1 pm. Guest entertainers will be Jon McLurg and Landon Chatterton. Many other entertainers will also be in attendance so come out for a great afternoon of fun, good music and dancing. Canteen will also be available. Sponsored by the Newburgh-Camden Lions Club. Call 613-530-5859 or 613-379-9972 for more information.
 

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