Friday, December 8, 2017
Just in time for Christmas, local author Irene Davidson-Fisher has released her latest book entitled, The Best Present Ever.
Friday, November 10, 2017
The award-winning author and motivational speaker, Cyndi Desjardins-Wilkens will be signing and selling copies of her book, Shine On, at this year s Wintergreen Christmas Market in Minden Hills on Saturday, Nov. 11. Shine On tells the compelling true sto
Thursday, February 8, 2018
It s a unique opportunity not to be missed the chance to hear from three emerging artists living in Haliburton County who shine a light on their thought processes, methods and the challenges of becoming professional artists in today s world.
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
The idea for Marie Gage s first children s book came from watching her grandchild, Blake, and his love of monkeys.
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Weather including a downpour of freezing rain might have affected the numbers of people who turned out for Kinmount s Winterfest on Feb. 10 and 11, but not their spirit.
Tuesday, November 1, 2016
Technology closes spaces and opens worlds. In the publishing industry, the advent of e-books allows people living almost anywhere on the planet to download a story instantaneously.
Wednesday, October 4, 2017
Ellis Paul will appear at the Northern Lights Performing Arts Pavilion on Oct. 21 at 7:30 p.m. Some artists chronicle their lives through music while others chronicle the time they live in. Paul has a rare talent of being able to weave songs from his per
Thursday, September 28, 2017
It was the Haliburton County Studio Tour that inspired Cathy Taylor to begin creating her vibrant, mosaic artwork.
Thursday, September 28, 2017
Like the changing autumn leaves of the Highlands, local artist Sophia Tink has been a perennial presence among the diverse artists on the Haliburton County Studio Tour for the past 10 years.
Wednesday, October 4, 2017
Kathy Brock, who is from Kingston but bought her raffle ticket from a quilter in Kennisis Lake, is the lucky winner of a quilt raffled off at Canada Rocks, the Haliburton Highlands Quilt Guild show.
Wednesday, October 4, 2017
This summer s paddle art contest ended up far surpassing anything organizers at Alqonguin Outfitters could have imagined.
Tuesday, March 27, 2018
It s a sunny, spring-like day as the enticing sounds of a brass sectional spill out from a meeting room at the Pinestone Resort, filling the air outside with music. Inside the room, members of the Highlands Chamber Orchestra brass section are arranged aro
Tuesday, March 27, 2018
An afternoon devoted to the annual U-Links Celebration of Research became an afternoon of making connections for the students who studied the county, local community partners who helped to initiate the research, as well as for the curious guests at the ev
Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Artist Harvey Walker is finally a full-time resident in the area where he has firmly planted roots and followed opportunities along the way to get here.
Thursday, June 7, 2018
Keeping her hands busy with yarn has helped Kyla Grexton stay focused, even when the stressors of life have been overwhelming.
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Fashion Dictates, an exhibit exploring the hottest Victorian and Edwardian fashion (literally, it must have been so hot to wear this stuff), is now showing at the bank building at the Minden Hills Museum.
Wednesday, August 1, 2018
Valerie Kuinka is so excited about the numerous highlights of the Highlands Opera Studio s 12th season, the general director of the studio practically sings as she passionately shares the details of the 2018 schedule.
Wednesday, August 8, 2018
Over the winter holidays at Michael Bainbridge and Brigitte Gall s house in Minden, something magical was happening. Like in many other homes, friends and family were gathered and good times were being had. But at the Bainbridge-Gall house, a new idea wa
Thursday, May 31, 2018
Outside, it was a grey afternoon at the Haliburton School of Art + Design for the May 25 convocation, but valedictorian Amy Black s speech made the day brighter.
Tuesday, May 29, 2018
A bird s eye view of the Minden Hills Cultural Centre and Museum grounds on the morning of May 25 would have shown parades of children heading there for a StoryWalk hosted by the EarlyON Child and Family Centre. Students from kindergarten and Grade 1 clas
Wednesday, May 9, 2018
Having only recently returned home from the 13th annual Miss North Ontario 2018 pageant in Sudbury, Minden s Jordyn Greer is already aspiring to reach a new goal.
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Ruth E. Walker, an Oshawa-based author, welcomes a group of writers at an intimate gathering at the Minden Hills Cultural Centre with a powerful statement that even she didn t know she was a writer until the age of 40.
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Discover a rewards program no purchase is required. The #ReadWithMe campaign is designed to reward parents caregivers who read with their children during Speech and Hearing Month in May. Local families can win prizes by posting pictures online of thems
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
A famous balcony, two dueling families and many kisses will be coming to the Highlands as the 2018 season of the Highlands Summer Festival kicks off with Romeo and Juliet.
Tuesday, August 14, 2018
C.S. Lewis is reputed to have said, You can make anything by writing. Putting pen to paper is often considered to be a solitary pursuit, but what happens when you collaborate to bring your writing to life? Magic!
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