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COUNTRY JUKEBOX

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - Thursday, August 21, 2014

Brockville, Ontario - Brockville Arts Centre, 235 King St. West

2014 Pricedex Summer Series. The best of country duets from past to present. Starring Leisa Way, Aaron Solomon, and Randall Kempf Wednesday at 8pm Thursday at 2pm and 8pm

Email:
bac@brockville.com TICKETS
Phone:
TICKETS - 613-342-7122
TICKETS - 1-877-342-7122
Links:
http://www.brockvilleartscentre.com

THE KINGSTON TRIO

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - Wednesday, August 20, 2014

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

7:30 pm. In 1957 The Kingston Trio emerged from San Francisco's North Beach club scene to take the country by storm, bringing the rich tradition of American folk music into the mainstream for the first time. During the late 50s & early 60s, the Trio enjoyed unprecedented record sales and worldwide ...

Full Description Available

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

THIRD THURSDAY

Thursday, August 21, 2014 - Thursday, August 21, 2014

Watertown, NY - Arts on the Square, 52 Public Square

5-7pm Downtown Watertown merchants, NCAC artists and musicians present the 'Watertown Art Walk'. Stroll from location to location, check out the artwork or live music, meet the artists, and see what Downtown Watertown has to offer.

Email:
president@nnyart.org ARTS COUNCIL PRESIDENT
Phone:
315-661-6361 - NO. COUNTRY ARTS COUNCIL
Links:
http://www.nnyart.org

ROCKIN' THE BAY

Thursday, August 21, 2014 - Sunday, August 24, 2014

Alexandria Bay, NY - Downtown Alexandria Bay

4 days of Classic Rock music and Classic cars on Sunday morning! The best of the 70's & 80's! On Saturday afternoon, the local Rotary Club presents its 3rd Annual Cannonball, Splash, or Belly Flop contest. Don't miss this throwback weekend.

Email:
info@alexbay.org SUSAN BOYER
Phone:
315-482-9531 - ALEX BAY CHAMBER
Links:
http://www.alexbay.org

BRANTLEY GILBERT IN CONCERT - DPAO SUMMER CONCERT SERIES

Friday, August 22, 2014 - Friday, August 22, 2014

Watertown, NY - Watertown Fairgrounds, Exit 46, Coffeen St.

7 PM The DPAO/Car-Freshner/Toyota Summer Concert Series is bringing a bit of Country to the North Country. Brantley is a rising star and was named the Academy of Country Music's New male Artist in 2013. Popular hits include "My Kind of Crazy", "Halfway to Heaven", and "You Don't Know Her Like I...

Full Description Available

Phone:
TICKETS - 800-533-2859
TICKETS - 315-782-0044
Links:
http://www.dpao.org

NATURE CENTER PICNIC HIKE

Friday, August 22, 2014 - Friday, August 22, 2014

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

10:30am. Rob Barker will lead a hike to a scenic point in the park where participants will stop for lunch. Please bring a lunch you can carry with you on the trail.

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

PIRATES OF PENZANCE BY GILBERT AND SULLIVAN

Friday, August 22, 2014 - Saturday, August 23, 2014

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

Gilbert & Sullivan's Pirates of Penzance. Houston Opera tenor and Clayton native Sean Brabant brings together musical colleagues from Houston and the Eastman School of Music, along with Kathryn Ingerson, Chris Hyde-Hall and local vocalists to present this classic light opera. Tickets $39 preferred...

Full Description Available

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

A DAY ON THE RIVER FAMILY FUN DAY

Saturday, August 23, 2014 - Saturday, August 23, 2014

Cape Vincent, NY - Cape Vincent Village Green in the center of the Village

10:00 am – 7:00 pm The Non-Profit Organizations of Cape Vincent have joined forces to sponsor this Free Family Fun event. Activities planned for the day include the Farmer’s and Crafter’s Market, Free rides on the Antique Boat Museum's vintage commuter launch "Zipper," vessel safety checks a...

Full Description Available

Phone:
315-654-2481 - MORE INFORMATION

BROCKVILLE'S ULTIMATE SPLASH DOWN

Saturday, August 23, 2014 - Saturday, August 23, 2014

Brockville, Ontario - Blockhouse Island, on Brockville's waterfront just off of Water Street West

K9 Dock Jumping Competition. Dogs run down a 36' dock and jump into a 41' pool of water and are judged by the distance they jump. Free admission $25 to compete; $10 to try it.

Picture Available

Email:
karen@ultimateairdogscanada.ca INFORMATION
Phone:
1-888-251-7676 - INFORMATION
Links:
http://www.ultimateairdogscanada.ca
http://www.facebook.com/UltiamteAirDogsCanada

32ND ANNUAL JURIED ARTS AND CRAFTS SHOW & SALE

Saturday, August 23, 2014 - Sunday, August 24, 2014

Clayton, NY - Cerow Recreation Park, 600 East Line Rd.

Saturday, 9:00am-5:00pm Sunday, 10:00am-3:00pm at Cerow Recreation Park. The Show will feature a variety of quality arts and crafts vendors specializing in an array of handmade goods ranging from woodworking, glassworks, and handmade soaps to fiber arts, paintings, jewelry and much more. T...

Full Description Available

Email:
info@tiartscenter.org INFORMATION
Phone:
315-686-4123 - INFORMATION
Links:
http://www.tiartscenter.org

HAUNTED WALK AT UPPER CANADA VILLAGE

Saturday, August 23, 2014 - Saturday, August 23, 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)

Experience a night of suspense at Upper Canada Village. As darkness begins to fall, embark with others on an intimate tour through the Village's historic landscape with a captivating Haunted Walk guide, and hear stories of the ghosts of Upper Canada.

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/

A DAY ON THE RIVER

Saturday, August 23, 2014 - Saturday, August 23, 2014

Cape Vincent, NY - From South: Take Route 81 North to exit 46. Turn left onto Route 12F and follow to Route 12E at Paddy Hill. Turn right onto Route 12E into Brownville. Turn left in Brownville and follow Route 12E straight into Cape Vincent approximately 20 miles. From Canada: Take TI Bridge at Collins Landing. Get off at the Clayton exit and take Route 12 into Cape Vincent approximately 22 miles.

The Non-Profit Organizations of Cape Vincent have joined forces to sponsor this family event based on activities on the St. Lawrence River. The Coast Guard Auxiliary, Cape Vincent Library, Cape Vincent Dive Club and many others will have displays on the Village Green on Broadway Stret. There will ...

Full Description & Picture Available

Email:
thecape@tds.net SHELLEY HIGGINS
Phone:
315-654-2481 - SHELLEY HIGGINS
Links:
http://www.capevincent.org

BREAK OF REALITY

Saturday, August 23, 2014 - Saturday, August 23, 2014

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

7:30 pm. Break of Reality is a cello rock band originally formed at the Eastman School of Music in 2003. The band is filling concert venues around the country with fans eager to hear the group's original music, as well as interpretations of music by Tool, Metallica, and System of a Down. Its sound ...

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

5TH ANNUAL RIVER RAT TRIATHLON

Sunday, August 24, 2014 - Sunday, August 24, 2014

Clayton, NY - Centennial Park

To benefit the Children’s Miracle Network of NNY at Samaritan, this race includes a 600 meter swim or 3 mile kayak, a 16.75 mile bike, and a 3.3 mile run. Pre-registration is $50 (Ironperson) or $40/person (Team of 2 – 3 people) and ends August 1. Late registration is from August 2 – 18 and is $60...

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Email:
mbocciolat@shshny.com MORGAN BOCCIOLATT
Phone:
315-785-4053 - MORGAN BOCCIOLATT
Links:
http://www.riverrattri.org

WOMEN WOODWORKING COURSE AT THE ANTIQUE BOAT MUSEUM

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 - Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Clayton, NY - 750 Mary St.

The Antique Boat Museum is teaming up with the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum to host a women only woodworking class. This class will cover use of hand tools, power tools, lamination, and epoxy use. Participants will make a mallet to use for future projects. The course will be led by Jennifer Kuhn a...

Full Description & Picture Available

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

PHIL VASSAR IN CONCERT

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 - Wednesday, August 27, 2014

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

7:30 pm. Phil Vassar is as driven today as he was when he first left his Lynchburg, Virginia home to pursue - and realize - his dream of making his mark in entertainment. A career that has seen the release of eight albums, two ASCAP Songwriter of the Year trophies, Billboard Country Songwriter of t...

Full Description Available

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

BLUES IN THE BAY

Thursday, August 28, 2014 - Monday, September 01, 2014

Alexandria Bay, NY - Downtown Alexandria Bay

End the summer with Blues in the Bay on Labor Day Weekend. 5 days of the best Blues Music! Bring a chair and get comfortable under the big tent. This event like all our events in Alex Bay if Free to the public.

Email:
info@alexbay.org SUSAN BOYER
Phone:
315-482-9531 - ALEX BAY CHAMBER
Links:
http://www.alexbay.org

1000 ISLANDS PLAYHOUSE PRESENTS WAITING FOR THE PARADE

Friday, August 29, 2014 - Saturday, September 20, 2014

Gananoque, Ontario - Thousand Islands Playhouse, Firehall Theatre, 185 South St.

1940s Calgary: five women work for the war effort while their men are away. Tensions, secrets, hopes and dreams reveal the women's inner-strength and heroism in one of our country's most enduring and best-loved plays. September 14 at 1:00PM Panel Discussion in Firehall Theatre, FREE

Phone:
BOX OFFICE - 613-382-7020
BOX OFFICE - 866-382-7020
Links:
http://www.1000islandsplayhouse.com/

STORMONT COUNTY FAIR

Friday, August 29, 2014 - Monday, September 01, 2014

Newington, Ontario - Newington Fairgrounds 14778 County Rd. 9

Newington is pumped full of excitement over the Labour Day weekend with the annual Stormont County Fair. Entering its 146 edition, the fair has always amassed a huge crowd for its exciting events like the demolition derby, the talent show, the midway, the competitive softball tournaments and the liv...

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Email:
info@sotormontfair.ca INFORMATION
Phone:
613-984-2398 - INFORMATION
Links:
http://stormontcountyfair.weebly.com/

CORAL KINGDOMS AND EMPIRES OF ICE WITH DAVID DOUBILET AND JENNIFER HAYES

Friday, August 29, 2014 - Friday, August 29, 2014

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

7:30 pm. From the Sydney Opera House to the Clayton Opera House National Geographic Live presents National Geographic underwater photographic team David Doubilet and Jennifer Hayes as they explore a year in National Geographic images from islands to ice. They begin their journey in the coral tria...

Full Description Available

Phone:
315-686-2200 - TICKETS
Links:
http://www.claytonoperahouse.com

BLUES AT THE WINERY

Saturday, August 30, 2014 - Saturday, August 30, 2014

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

2pm-6pm Dance the night away to some of the area’s best Blues bands at the winery! We’ll have lots of live music, wine & beer, delicious food, wine tastings, and winery tours! FREE Admission

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

FALL CRAFT FAIR

Saturday, August 30, 2014 - Sunday, August 31, 2014

Alexandria Bay, NY - Scenic View Park Pavilion

Our Fall Craft Fair offers crafts, jewelry, art, and so much more for your shopping experience. Maybe even find that gift that is just perfect for the special someone. Show is from 10am-6pm on Saturday and 10am to 5pm on Sunday. Admission is Free

Email:
info@alexbay.org SUSAN BOYER
Phone:
315-482-9531 - ALEX BAY CHAMBER
Links:
http://www.alexbay.org

CHRISTMAS IN AUGUST MOTORCYCLE POKER RUN

Saturday, August 30, 2014 - Saturday, August 30, 2014

West Carthage, NY - West Carthage Fire Department, 61 High Street

Registration begins at 9 am. Kickstands up at 10 am. Registration fee is a new, unwrapped toy and $10. Additional poker hands $5 each. The ride is approximately 70 miles in total. Cash prizes for 1st, 2nd & 3rd place. Join us after the run at the Carthage Park for a Motorcycle and Car Cruise...

Full Description Available

Links:
http://www.facebook.com/ChristmasinAugustSWP

CARDINAL LABOURFEST

Saturday, August 30, 2014 - Monday, September 01, 2014

Cardinal, ON - 105 Legion Way, Cardinal

The weekend includes the parade, fireworks, horseshoe, euchre tournaments and so much more! The annual parade makes its way through town at noon. To take part, pre-register your float by calling Gloria at 613-657-1509. Later that night, fireworks light up the sky after dusk. There is boat races, soa...

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Email:
timglo@sympatico.ca GLORIA KNAPP
Phone:
613-657-4785 - CARDINAL LEGION
Links:
http://southgrenvilletourism.ca/cms-assets/documents/149109-491006.cardinal-labourfest2014p.pdf

PLANKING COURSE AT THE ANTIQUE BOAT MUSEUM

Saturday, August 30, 2014 - Saturday, August 30, 2014

Clayton, NY - 750 Mary St.

Bow-wow! Learn the basics of planking with an ABM staff member. Classes are hands-on and student focused. Come with questions about your own project. The course is held from 9-5 and costs $100 for members of the Antique Boat Museum or $120 for those who are not members.

Picture Available

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

HORSE LOVERS' WEEKEND

Saturday, August 30, 2014 - Monday, September 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 Highway 2. (11 km east of Morrisburg and 24 km west of Cornwall, Ontario)

Celebrate our special relationship with the noble horse. This activity packed three-day festival showcases riding, driving and working horses. Natural horsemanship, ploughing, mounted games, a horse auction and jumping demonstrations will be part of the program. Upper Canada Village will proudly ...

Full Description Available

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/