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Events For October 2014

FORT FRIGHT

Thursday, October 02, 2014 - Saturday, November 01, 2014

Kingston, ON - Fort Henry National Historic Site of Canada, 1 Fort Henry Drive

7:00 P.M. TO 10:00 P.M. THURSDAY TO SUNDAY EVENING OCTOBER 2 TO 19 NIGHTLY - OCTOBER 23 TO NOVEMBER 1 Fort Henry turns "dark" this fall season as ghosts, zombie and ghouls rule the garrison at Fort Henry. Eerie locations at the Fort - including the exterior Ditch and interior dark hallways and...

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Email:
getaway@parks.on.ca CUSTOMER SERVICE UNIT
Phone:
CUSTOMER SERVICE UNIT - 800-437-2233
CUSTOMER SERVICE UNIT - 613-543-4328
- 613-542-7388
Links:
http://www.forthenry.com/index.cfm/en/special-events/fort-fright/

PUMPKINFERNO

Friday, October 03, 2014 - Saturday, November 01, 2014

Morrisburg, ON - Upper Canada Village Exit 758 (Upper Canada Road) off Highway 401, south on Upper Canada Road to County Road 2, 2 km east on County Road 2. (11 km east of Morrisburg and 24 km west of Cornwall, Ontario)

Open Select Evenings (October 3, 4, 5, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 16, 17, 18, 19, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30 and 31 and November 1) from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Come back to the Village for an evening walking tour through a hauntingly beautiful and stirring outdoor exhibit of thousands of hand-carv...

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Email:
getaway@parks.on.ca CUSTOMER SERVICE UNIT
Phone:
CUSTOMER SERVICE UNIT - 1-800-437-2233
CUSTOMER SERVICE UNIT - 613-543-4328
Links:
http://www.uppercanadavillage.com/index.cfm/en/activities/special-events/

HAUNTED HAY RIDES

Friday, October 03, 2014 - Friday, October 31, 2014

Spencerville , ON - Drummon'’s Sugar Bush 3719 County Road 21

Every Friday and Saturday night in October 7:00pm to 10:00pm They're the scariest rides around when ghosts and goblins, witches and phantoms take over the farm. All funds raised go towards the Spencerville Agricultural Society. Refreshments are available and parking is free.

Email:
tferguson@xplornet.com TAMMY FERGUSON
Links:
http://www.spencervillefair.ca
http://southgrenvilletourism.ca/cms-assets/documents/149203-384467.spencerville-fair-and-haunted-hay-ride

BIG BASS CLASSIC

Saturday, October 04, 2014 - Saturday, October 04, 2014

Gananoque, Ontario - Joel Stone Heritage Park Water and Kate Streets Gananoque Waterfront

Whether you fish from a bass boat or canoe, join us for the Big Bass Classic. This one day tournament promises big prizes every hour and for the biggest fish caught! Great prizes await winners in many categories. Don't let the big one get away!

Phone:
613/382-7645 - INFORMATION
Links:
http://bigbasschallengecanada.com/

SPIDER'S FISHING PROGRAMS

Saturday, October 04, 2014 - Saturday, October 04, 2014

Wellesley Island, NY - Minna Anthony Common Nature Center, Wellesley Island State Park, 44927 Cross Island Rd. Fineview

Two programs are offered. Basic fishing from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. Basics of Fly Fishing from 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm. Join Spider on the Nature Center docks as he shares his knowledge and love of fishing. Spider brings a limited number of fishing poles, hooks, bobbers and worms. If you can bring...

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Phone:
315-482-2479 - INFORMATION
Links:
http://www.MACnaturecenter.com

BASIC ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS COURSE AT THE ANTIQUE BOAT MUSEUM

Saturday, October 04, 2014 - Saturday, October 04, 2014

Clayton, NY - 750 Mary St.

Feel the spark! Learn the basics with an ABM instructor. The course will cover major electric pitfalls and hazards on boats. The course is student focused and hands-on. Hosted at the ABM from 9-5, the tuition fee is $100 for Museum members of $120 for non-members.

Email:
jbroadbent@abm.org JULIE BROADBENT
Phone:
315-686-4104 x235 - JULIE BROADBENT
Links:
http://www.abm.org

OKTOBERFEST

Saturday, October 04, 2014 - Saturday, October 04, 2014

Alexandria Bay, NY - Thousand Islands Winery, 43298 Seaway Ave.

11am-7pm This authentic German festival is our biggest event of the year! We’ll have lots of live music including a German Oompah Band, wine & beer, delicious food, hayrides, Grape crushing demonstrations, Grape stomp competitions, local vendors, a farmers market, wine tastings, and winery tours...

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Phone:
315-482-9306 - WINERY STAFF
Links:
http://www.thousandislandswinery.com

BROCKVILLE SCARECROWSTOCK

Saturday, October 04, 2014 - Saturday, October 04, 2014

Brockville, ON - At the Farmer's Market

8 am - 4 pm. FREE admission with a donation of a non-perishable food item (financial donation encouraged, but not mandatory). Live entertainment and kid focused activities, including: Pirate Musician Invasions (Capt’n Tor), Kids/Seniors Old Time Music (The Valley Shantyman & David LeSueur), sc...

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Email:
chris@brockvillechamber.com CHRISTOPHER HUM
Phone:
613-640-2486 - CHAMBER OFFICE

CLAYTON COMMUNITY BAND - OCTOBER PERFORMANCE

Tuesday, October 07, 2014 - Tuesday, October 07, 2014

Clayton, NY - Clayton Opera House, 405 Riverside Dr.

The Clayton Community Band has become a mainstay of Clayton's entertainment at the Clayton Opera House, where the Band proudly performs as its Resident Ensemble. 700 pm. The band is currently under the direction of interim conductor Richard Badour. Gloria Hvizdos Musser formed the Clayton Commu...

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Email:
boxoffice@claytonoperahouse.com BOX OFFICE
Phone:
315-686-2200 - BOX OFFICE
Links:
http://claytonoperahouse.com

HARVEST FESTIVAL AT COYOTE MOON VINEYARDS

Saturday, October 11, 2014 - Saturday, October 11, 2014

Clayton, NY - 17371 East Line Road

Help us celebrate our harvest with live music, award-winning wine, beer, mulled wine, farmers market, food and children's activities.

Email:
mail@coyotemoonvineyards.com WINERY
Phone:
315-686-5600 - WINERY
Links:
http://http://www.coyotemoonvineyards.com/HarvestFest

AUTUMN FESTIVAL

Saturday, October 11, 2014 - Saturday, October 11, 2014

Wellesley Island, NY - Minna Anthony Common Nature Center, Wellesley Island State Park, 44927 Cross Island Rd. Fineview

10:00 am - 4:00 pm. Come celebrate the wonders of fall at this great fall family event. Activities include create a scarecrow, enjoy alpacas and farm animals, paint pumpkins, learn at environmental displays, taste fresh pressed cider and more. Music and entertainment and craft shows throughout th...

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Phone:
315-482-2479 - INFORMATION
Links:
http://www.MACnaturecenter.com

WORKBOAT SHOW AT THE ANTIQUE BOAT MUSEUM

Saturday, October 11, 2014 - Saturday, October 11, 2014

Clayton, NY - 750 Mary St.

A small but unique assortment of St. Lawrence River workboats will be hosted at the Antique Boat Museum as part of the second "Working Wonders of the River: Workboat Show." From small push boats and barges to large former military vessels, the show will provide visitors with a wide array of boats be...

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Email:
mhummel@abm.org MARGARET HUMMEL
MICHAEL FOLSOM
Phone:
MARGARET HUMMEL - 315-686-4104 x223
MICHAEL FOLSOM - 315-686-4104 x250
Links:
http://www.abm.org

''FALL INTO NATURE'' PHOTOGRAPHY TREK WITH THE THOUSAND ISLANDS LAND TRUST (TILT)

Sunday, October 12, 2014 - Sunday, October 12, 2014

Hammond, NY - Meet at the Macsherry Trail trailhead on Indian Point Rd. (near Kring Pt State Park) at 1pm.

The Thousand Islands Land Trust (TILT), and local photographer Sarah Ellen Smith are bringing you another opportunity to "get out on the land" with your camera! Participants must have a working knowledge of their cameras, and should dress comfortably. Sarah Ellen Smith has previously partnered with ...

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Email:
treks@tilandtrust.org CORINNE MOCKLER
Phone:
315-686-5345 - CORINNE MOCKLER
Links:
http://www.tilandtrust.org

SACKETS HARBOR HARVEST FESTIVAL - ARTS & CRAFTS SALE

Sunday, October 12, 2014 - Sunday, October 12, 2014

Sackets Harbor, NY - Sackets Harbor Arts Center, 119 West Main Street

Get into the autumn spirit with a visit to the Sackets Harbor Harvest Festival- Arts & Crafts Sale. A great place to find those unique holiday gifts with many handcrafted and original pieces including pottery, ceramics, jewelry, soap, note cards, prints, silk and many other wonderful works of art. T...

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Email:
obsoffic@yahoo.com DONNA STREJLAU
Phone:
315-778-4500 - DONNA STREJLAU
Links:
http://www.aanny.org

1000 ISLANDS RV NORTHEAST FALL NATIONALS

Friday, October 17, 2014 - Sunday, October 19, 2014

Brockville, Ontario - Brockville Ontario Speedway, 7214 Temperance Lake Road Take Highway 29 North out of Brockville, track will be on the left hand side

The biggest dirtcar event in Canada, attracting racers, crews and fans from Ontario, Quebec, and New York State.

Email:
tigger@ripnet.com INFORMATION
Phone:
613-345-6324 - INFORMATION
Links:
http://www.brockvillespeedway.com

3RD ANNUAL PUNKIN CHUNKIN AND KANSAS CITY STYLE BBQ CONTEST

Saturday, October 18, 2014 - Saturday, October 18, 2014

Clayton, NY - Downtown Clayton

A full day of fun fall festivities celebrating the pumpkin harvest takes place again this year. Watch as teams catapult pumpkins into the St. Lawrence River with homemade rigs. Top off the day tasting versions of BBQ from professional and amateur chefs. Music, kids activities, crafts and more mak...

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Email:
info@1000islands-clayton.com INFORMATION
Phone:
315-686-3771 - BETH RUSHO
Links:
http://www.1000islands-clayton.com

JAMMIN' IN THE ISLANDS

Friday, October 24, 2014 - Sunday, October 26, 2014

Gananoque, Ontario - Throughout the Town of Gananoque

Something for everyone, a mix of Jazz, Swing, Folk, Pop and Rock music, featuring mostly local Artists. Come enjoy in venues throughout the downtown core and in other non-traditional venues.

Phone:
613-382-1558 - INFORMATION
Links:
http://jamminintheislands.com/

CANNING WITH CORNELL COOPERATIVE EXTENSION AND THE THOUSAND ISLANDS LAND TRUST (TILT)

Saturday, October 25, 2014 - Saturday, October 25, 2014

Clayton, NY - Clayton kitchen location tbd. We will meet at 1pm.

Planting a garden offers healthy choices during the harvest season, and learning to preserve the food we grow helps us extend healthy eating into the winter months! Cornell Cooperative Extension will be joining TILT to host a series of two classes that will teach the two safe ways to can seasonal fo...

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Email:
treks@tilandtrust.org CORINNE MOCKLER
Phone:
315-686-5345 - CORINNE MOCKLER
Links:
http://www.tilandtrust.org

TUNES FOR TURKEYS

Saturday, October 25, 2014 - Saturday, October 25, 2014

Clayton, NY - Clayton Opera House, 405 Riverside Dr.

Join Sam Hopkins and friends for an evening of music. All proceeds benefit the local food pantry!

Phone:
315-686-3771 - INFORMATION
Links:
http://www.1000islands-clayton.com

BOO AT THE ZOO

Saturday, October 25, 2014 - Sunday, October 26, 2014

Watertown, NY - New York State Zoo at Thompson Park, 1 Thompson Park, Watertown, NY

The New York State Zoo at Thompson Park presents a one of a kind trick-or-treat opportunity. This two-day Halloween event includes a trick or treating trail through the Zoo which participants follow to pick up an assortment of treats. As trick-or-treater’s travel the trail they encounter characters ...

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Email:
kurt@nyszoo.org KURT
Phone:
315-955-2151 - KURT
Links:
http://nyszoo.org/

1000 ISLANDS ZOMBIE WALK

Saturday, October 25, 2014 - Saturday, October 25, 2014

Cape Vincent, NY - Cape Vincent Village Green, Broadway St.

Noon - 5 pm. An Artists, Crafters, and Farmers Market with food booths and a DJ will begin at noon, then at 2pm, the Zombie Walk begins and ends at the Village Green in Cape Vincent. It’s a 5.5 mile walk to Tibbetts Point Lighthouse and back, with options to turnaround to complete 1 mile or 3 mi...

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Email:
bryan@stumpffarm.com BRYAN
Phone:
315-654-2481 - CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

MOZART & BEETHOVEN

Sunday, October 26, 2014 - Sunday, October 26, 2014

Kingston, ON - Grand Theatre, 218 Princess Street, K7L 1B2

2:30 p.m. Jonathan Crow, Violin Evan Mitchell, Conductor Trew: Taste Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 3 Beethoven: Symphony No. 7 Something for everyone! For Mozart fans, Toronto Symphony Orchestra concertmaster Jonathan Crow plays Mozart's Violin Concerto No. 3. For Beethoven die-hards, we ...

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Email:
info@kingstonsymphony.on.ca CORIN LAFLAMME
Phone:
CORIN LAFLAMME - 613-546-9729
TICKETS - 613-530-2050
Links:
Http://www.kingstonsymphony.on.ca