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Answers to Diana’s Quiz – February 24, 2024

by Diana Filer 1.  The dog is the...

For rent: MIll Street apartment

Large (1,000 sq.ft.), 2-bedroom apartment for rent,...

Secrets of the Sprakkar by Eliza Reid

by Edith Cody-Rice Many Almonte residents will be...

Arts & Culture

An Artist's Notes

Notes from local artist Eileen Hennemann about her paintings.

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Secrets of the Sprakkar by Eliza Reid

by Edith Cody-Rice Many Almonte residents will be surprised to hear that the First Lady of Iceland, Eliza Reid, was raised in the nearby village of Ashton. She met her...

The Lost Love Letter to a Small Town – new album release by Nathan Sloniowski

Singer-songwriter Nathan Sloniowski entered a recording studio with his guitar for the first time at the age of 16. 45 years later, he’s still at it. His latest project,...

THREE EXHIBITIONS opening at Sivarulrasa Gallery

The shows run February 9 to March 15, 2024. Combined Vernissage/Artists Reception: Saturday February 10, 2pm-4pm! Almonte’s Sivarulrasa Gallery will present three new exhibitions beginning February 9. MARINA RAIKE: RISING SKY...

An Artist's Notes

Notes from local artist Eileen Hennemann about her paintings.

Crown and Pumpkin studio tour starts October 7

The Crown and Pumpkin Studio Tour returns for its 27th year on Thanksgiving Weekend, October 7 and 8, 10am to 4pm daily. The tour...

Passionate Mothers, Powerful Sons by Charlotte Gray

by Edith Cody-Rice  Once you grasp the subject of this book, you wonder, "Why didn't anyone think of this before?". Charlotte Gray, the beloved chronicler...

Book review: ‘The History of Pakenham’ by Robert Gardiner

I just finished reading Robert Gardiner's first book, The History of Pakenham.  I say "first" because I believe that Robert is going to grace...

‘Spinning Yarns: The Millworker’s Musical’ — November

Tickets on sale and sponsors still welcome for Fern Martin’s ‘Spinning Yarns: The Millworker’s Musical’ Tickets went on sale this week for Spinning Yarns: The...

Almonte in Concert announces its 2023-24 concert season

Mark your calendars for another season of brilliant music performed by an array of exceptional artists. Discover new favourites and hear masterpieces and classics you...

Volunteers wanted for ‘YESTERYEAR The Vintage Variety Show’

Seeking volunteers! Be a part of an exciting and music inspired entertainment experience created for our Mississippi Mills Seniors. Please join us for an...

THE SEVEN GIFTS exhibition at Sivarulrasa Gallery

Exhibition runs September 15 - October 20, 2023 Jointly presented by Sivarulrasa Gallery and Mississippi Mills All My Relations “Meet the Artists” Reception: Drop-in Friday September...

Paper Trails by Roy MacGregor

by Edith Cody-Rice The late great Canadian journalist, broadcaster, editor and public intellectual Keith Spicer once said when asked about his memoir Life Sentences: Memoirs...

The Seven Gifts: The mold maker and the metal sculptor

by Edith Cody-Rice  When you see those lovely animal sculptures at the Seven Gifts site at Riverfront Park on Spring Street in Almonte, you will...

Quartet Malamatina, September 9

Quartet Malamatina, Saturday September 9, 2023, 730pm-9pm Elements: Contemporary guitar music evoking nature On Saturday, September 9, 2023, Sivarulrasa Gallery is pleased to present Quartet Malamatina,...

Corridor Gallery featured artists: Maurice & Emily Séguin

THE LIVING GALLERY There are those unique individuals in this world, those who come into our lives offering friendship, inspiration, wisdom and deep gratitude.  The...

Live exhibit of traditional Mexican textiles coming to this year’s Fibrefest!

In collaboration with the Embassy of Mexico in Canada, the Mississippi Valley Textile Museum (MVTM) will present the live exhibit of traditional Mexican dress,...

Gloria Gopher has her glorious moment on the Alameda

by Edith Cody-Rice  Gloria Gopher had her moment in the sun yesterday (or one of her moments). On a sunny Friday afternoon, a large group...

The Seven Gifts: The carvers in wood and stone

by Edith Cody-Rice The team that has brought to life the Seven Gifts in Riverfront Park (321 Spring Street, Almonte) on the Mississippi River....

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