Category Archives: Art & Culture

Week 23 – Community Connections Centre

{Updated on October 3, 2014: Note that the Community Connections Centre is moving!  Please visit the website or contact the CCC for more information} Have you been curious about the Community Connections Centre since it opened this spring?  I have.  … Continue reading

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Week 19 – The Dandelion Festival

The Dandelion Festival is upon us and I couldn’t be more excited!  Last year was the first time I experienced the local festival, which celebrates the sights, sounds, and flavours of Kemptville and the surrounding areas.  Joe, Matteo, and I arrived … Continue reading

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Week 18 – Class Axe Guitars

I love music – all kinds – but I can’t really play anything, unless you count an out-of-tune trumpet {in which case, I rock pretty hard}, so I wasn’t sure what to expect when I visited Class Axe Guitars.  I had … Continue reading

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Week 12: The Branch Restaurant & Texas Grill

This week’s adventure took me to The Branch Restaurant and Texas Grill.  It’s not an easy feat to sum up The Branch.  It’s not just a restaurant or a music venue; it’s a community hub.  Co-owners Bruce Enloe and Nicole LeBlanc … Continue reading

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Week 5: Rock My House Music Centre

When I was a little girl, I took piano lessons with Miss Hoekstra on Clothier Street.  I remember my three “ABC of Piano Playing” books, as well as the “Dozen a Day” exercise books, all of which were filled with stickers showing … Continue reading

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Week 3: Geraldine’s Gallery

Raise your hand if you knew that Kemptville has an art gallery. I didn’t either.  So when I heard about Geraldine’s Gallery  I was eager to check it out and not at all sure what to expect. What I found … Continue reading

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Robert Fontaine – This Sunday at The Branch…

This just in…CBC Film Critic Robert Fontaine will be at The Branch (15 Clothier St., East) this Sunday, December 22 at 3:00 pm for a reading during the restaurant’s famous Rubber Boot Buffet! Wait…what’s a Rubber Boots Buffet?  I’m glad … Continue reading

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