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The Witches of Moonshyne Manor
Bianca Marais cohosts the popular podcast The Sh*t No One Tells You About Writing, aimed at emerging writers. She was named the winner of the Excellence in Teaching Award for Creative Writing at the University of Toronto’s School of Continuing Studies in 2021. She is the author of two novels, Hum If You Don’t Know the Words and If You Want to Make God Laugh, as well as the Audible Original The Prynne Viper. She lives in Toronto with her husband and fur babies
Theatrical Cemetery Tours
Uncover cryptic tales, truths and local lore from the spirits buried in historic St. Mark's Church Cemetery in Niagara-on-the-Lake. Volunteer actors portray real people from the past buried in the cemetery and tell the audience stories of their lives
NOTE: Cemetery is not fully accessible. Participants must be able to walk and stand for periods of time.
November 10, 2022
Shelly Sanders at Laura Secord HouseDaughters of the Occupation
Shelly Sanders is a freelance journalist whose articles have appeared in the Toronto Star, Maclean’s, the National Post and Canadian Living. She is the author of three well‐lauded historical novels for young adults. The recipient of the Sydney Taylor Book Award, she was shortlisted for the Vine Award, among others, and has had starred reviews in Booklist. Shelly Sanders lives in Oakville, Ontario.
The stroll begins at the Old Courthouse building located at 26 Queen Street, Niagara-on-the-Lake.
December 8, 2022
Robin Lefler at Laura Secord House
Robin Lefler lives near Toronto with her husband, their two children and an anxious goldendoodle. Over the course of a career in tech, she has travelled the globe but generally prefers to be at home, where she can easily locate coffee, wine and high‐quality waffles. Reasonable Adults is her debut novel.
McFarland Heritage Christmas
Experience a traditional nineteenth-century Christmas as McFarland House is decorated by the Garden Club of Niagara using period authentic materials! Victorian era crafts, carols and refreshments will take you back in time inside one of Niagara’s oldest and most significant heritage sites
Santa Clause Parade
The parade will start at the intersection of King and Center Street in Old Town and travel throughout its traditional route down Castlereagh, Wellington, Byron/Prideaux, Simcoe and Queen Streets.
For three weekends in January, the Niagara Region is transformed into a wintry wonderland, celebrating one of Canada’s most cherished products – Ontario Icewine. From Gala evening toasts to chestnut roasts, ornate ice bars, ice skating and winery tours, the Annual Niagara Icewine Festival offers plenty for every taste.
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