Category: Lanark County

Noreen Young A Puppet Retrospective Exhibition in Almonte from July 14 to September 22, 2018

Mississippi Valley Textile Museum Hosts Puppet Extravaganza

Mississippi Valley Textile Museum Hosts Puppet Extravaganza You and a guest are cordially invited to an opening vernissage of “Noreen Young: A Puppet Retrospective” at the Mississippi Valley Textile Museum on July 14 between 2 pm and 4 pm. The exhibit runs until September 22, “Noreen Young: A Puppet Retrospective” is a summer must-see event […]

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Noreen Young’s “Under the Umbrella Tree” now on YouTube!

Noreen Young’s “Under the Umbrella Tree” now on YouTube Gloria the Gopher, from CBC’s vintage “Under the Umbrella Tree” children’s series, is very happy to tell everybody that she and her friends Holly, Iggy the Iguana and Jacob Blue Jay, are now streaming on Canada Media Fund’s new channel, Encore+ on YouTube.  This is a […]

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Perth Walking Food Tour – Delectable Cuisine

“Perth Walking Food Tour” or Delectable Cuisine and 100 year old scandals in one fun tour   It is not the first time we visit Perth and have lunch there, but the first time we had a chance to not just try the best foods in town, but learn some history of the architecture and […]

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Dancing Bass Lodge, Lanark County, ON

Dancing Bass Lodge, Lanark County, ON “Dancing Bass” Lodge – the the name says it all… the place should be rich for fish and all day water fun! It was so desired escape from the bustling life of the large city… Dancing Bass Lodge is located in beautiful Lanark County, quite easy to access from […]

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Group of Seven in Stone Cellar Restaurant

Every summer we try to make a few local trips to explore our province and  one of the regions we love to visit is Lanark County, which offers perfect combination of small towns, cottages on the beach and wild life. And after spending couple days in the cottage (“The Dancing Bass” Lodge cottage) we went […]

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Puppets making workshop with Noreen Young

Puppets Making Workshop with Noreen Young Last summer we planned to visit the International Puppet Festival, which is held annually in Almonte, Ontario. Unfortunately this year’s Festival was cancelled due to shortage of funds –  however we found out that it is possible to have  a puppet making workshop, which was a very attractive idea. We […]

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Farmstead experience on Blue Hen Farm

After the four and a half hour drive from downtown Toronto we arrived at the Blue Hen Farm.  Right at the turn we saw an old cupboard filled with jars of homemade preserves and a sign “Honk for Service”…  And we saw the farmhouse in the opening between trees. Farmers Jeff and Leslie greeted us […]

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Yamaska National Park day trip

Yamaska National Park -day trip To have a complete travel experience in Montreal area we decided to visit the Yamaska National Park, well known as a wonderful family escape whether you are camping, just came to enjoy the beach, like to hike or bike. That morning weather outlook promised some rain and cloudy, so the […]

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Bombardier Museum of ingenuity in Valcourt- Quebec

Museum of ingenuity in Valcourt. We arrived in Valcourt QC to see the place where the man known as the  pride of the town created his company that would be renowned by the  world. The visit begins with the simple garage where  Joseph Armand  Bombardier decides to overcome the challenges of driving in the deep […]

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Family Nights at McReary Beach Resort

Road trip to Perth for 200th anniversary celebrations

Adventures during our Perth-Ottawa Road Trip. Summer 2016   We left Toronto early in morning and after about an hour on 401 as usually stopped over at Big Apple. The place is well known for cute cafeteria, large giftshop, children`s outdoor pet zoo, and clean washrooms. After arriving to Perth, we first stopped over at […]

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