Day: May 27, 2014

23rd Annual Niagara-on-the-Lake Garden Tour

Images: Walwyn Hopman, Hopman Portraits, Niagara-on-the-Lake WHEN: July 5, from 10am to 4pm WHERE: Gardens around Niagara-on-the-Lake WHAT: This annual fundraiser takes participants through some of Niagara-on-the-Lake’s most beautiful gardens. Tickets are $10 and are available by visiting notlhortsociety.com or emailing notlhortgardentour@gmail.com Proceeds go to various plantings, projects, bursaries and grants.

The Belle of Niagara: Niagara-on-the-Lake’s Newest Attraction

Old Man River will be calling your name this summer in Niagara-on-the-Lake, encouraging you to step into the pages of a Mark Twain novel, joining the likes of Tom and Huck on a classic river adventure, but with a Niagara twist of course. Beginning July 1st, Niagara Sunset Cruises will be running dining and sightseeing …

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Appreciating Female Artists: Riverbrink’s Summer Exhibitions

By: Debra Antoncic PhD, Associate Curator, RiverBrink Art Museum This summer RiverBrink Art Museum, located in Queenston, Niagara-on-the-Lake, provides a focused look at the contributions made by women artists in two exhibitions. “Female Self- Representation and the Public Trust: Mary E. Wrinch and the AGW Collection,” curated by Catharine Mastin and organized and circulated by …

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Whirlpool Jet Boat Tours: Sharing the Power of the Rapids

By Jill Tham The mystique of white water is alluring and magnificent to most. The ability to get up close and personal with the force of the rapids is no simple feat. “You can’t swim in there,” says Gary Hierlihy, Captain and General Manager of Whirlpool Jet Boat Tours. “There is no better way to …

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Experiencing Niagara’s Waterways From a Whole New Perspective: Get on Board with Paddle Niagara

“There is a great Ohana (family) vibe to this sport” Tim Balasiuk, owner of Paddle Niagara says. “It just seems for some reason or another, people want to stand up and paddle. Once you try it, you’ll see why.” Stand up paddle boarding (SUP) is a full body workout that consistently engages all the core …

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Niagara Was Made for Biking: Touring With Zoom Leisure Bikes

By Jill Tham Fresh air in your lungs, wind at your back, a feeling of peace and an exquisite view of the Niagara Gorge as you peer over the embankment riding down the Niagara Parkway; there is no other way to experience what Niagara has to offer then with Zoom Leisure Bike Rentals and Tours. …

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Niagara-on-the-Lake Heritage

Queenston Heights Park By: Megan Pasche Queenston Heights Park is one of the most beautiful green spaces Niagara has to offer. Perched high up on the Niagara escarpment, this park is not only historically significant, but visually stunning, with its manicured gardens and views of the Niagara Region. Generations of people who have visited Niagara …

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