Sunday, February 19, 2017
EVENT -- Hockey players from Wilberforce Elementary School forced a shoot-out against an experienced Haliburton Highlands OPP roster Feb. 10 at the Keith Tallman Memorial Arena, and won 18-17.
Thursday, February 2, 2017
WHAT'S ON -- If you’d like to be an animal track sleuth, hold snakes and turtles, listen to hooting owls or learn about wild edibles, this year’s discovery days are something you won’t want to miss.
Thursday, January 26, 2017
EVENT -- Some of Parker Simpson’s biggest supporters came out in droves to A.J. LaRue Arena in Haliburton on Saturday for a family skate and activity day.
Friday, November 11, 2016
EVENT -- All it took was an idea and a conversation to spark the formation of a new choir. But little did its founders know it would still be going strong 25 years later.
Monday, October 24, 2016
EVENTS -- The Haliburton County Red Wolves Special Olympics team wants to see ghouls, goblins and other creepy characters join them for the seventh annual Halloween Bowl-a-thon on Oct. 29.
Monday, October 10, 2016
EVENT -- It’s a big year for the Haliburton International Film Festival (HIFF). In November, volunteers will roll out the red carpet for moviegoers at the 10th annual event.
Tuesday, September 13, 2016
EVENT -- Hike Haliburton hosted a number of prefestival hikes this summer in preparation for this fall’s big event. And, there is still one to go with a two-hour, three-kilometre Fabulous Falls hike on Sunday, Sept. 18 at 1 p.m.
Friday, May 20, 2016
EVENT -- When Canadian folk artist Kate Reid shouts “all aboard,” she’s not kidding. Reid is scheduled to play tunes from her latest album, Queer Across Canada, in Haliburton on Victoria Day weekend.
Friday, April 8, 2016
EVENTS -- Students from Stuart Baker Elementary School, JD Hodgson and Haliburton Highlands Secondary School were winners during this year’s Haliburton Legion Remembrance Day Literary and Poster Contest.
Wednesday, December 23, 2015
EVENTS -- Some people might want to ring in the New Year sound asleep in bed, but for those ready and willing to end the year with a celebration, there’s plenty to do around the county on Dec. 31.
Thursday, December 3, 2015
EVENTS -- A couple of professional dancers from the Verba Ukrainian Dance Academy in Winnipeg will make a special guest appearance at this year's local production of The Nutcracker.
Saturday, November 21, 2015
EVENTS -- As one festival finished in the Highlands, the line-up for another was announced on Nov. 15 at the Haliburton International Film Festival (HIFF) wrap party.
Monday, October 26, 2015
EVENTS -- With eight films set to hit the big screen, the ninth annual Haliburton International Film Festival (HIFF) will resonate with audiences from all walks of life...
Tuesday, September 22, 2015
EVENT -- Local kids were catching big air and pulling off all kinds of tricks at a fundraiser for Haliburton's skate park on Sept. 5. The event brought in $3,500 for future upgrades to the park, now known as Junction Skatepark...
Friday, September 18, 2015
EVENTS -- It's a first for Minden Hills. On Sept. 14, the organizers of Minden's annual Terry Fox Run were joined by council members to hoist the Terry Fox Run flag at the municipal building for the first time in the history of the local event...
Wednesday, September 9, 2015
EVENT -- It's a special year for the Terry Fox Run. Thirty-five years ago, Fox dipped his artificial leg into the Atlantic Ocean and embarked on the Marathon of Hope. The Manitoba native ran 5,375 kilometres over the course of 143 days...
Tuesday, September 1, 2015
EVENT -- From live cooking demos to garlic-themed children's activities, the eighth annual Haliburton County Garlic Fest had something for everyone. Held on Aug. 22 on the grounds of the Stanhope Community Centre, the event brought garlic experts...