CORNWALL, Ontario - Make marking your calendar with all the fun events happening in Cornwall, SD&G, and Akwesasne easy with our list of festivals, concerts, fundraisers, public forums, and sporting events.
Happy Valentine's Day!
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Building a home for the arts
Don't miss the Coeur en art/Heart for art breakfast, project launch, and silent auction! Be a part of the citizens' movement to make a multi-arts facility, with a gallery, theater and studio space in Cornwall a reality. The event takes place on Friday, February 14 at 8:00 a.m. at the Cornwall & District Navy Vets. Tickets are $15 and are available at TAG, OBO Studios, Centre culturel, Corrid'art, Benson Centre, and Civic Complex Box Office.
Skate Cornwall: Battle of the blades
The spotlight will be on figure skating in Cornwall from Feb. 14 to 16 as the Benson Centre hosts the 2014 Eastern Ontario STARSkate Invitational Championships (EOSIC). Click here for al the details.
Vu Night Spot: Valentine's Day Party
Whether you’re single and ready to mingle or looking for somewhere to dance with your hot date – look no further. Vu Night Spot is the place to be between 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 14. There is a $3 cover charge.
‘Les Miz:’ Curtains closing on spectacular show
The Seaway Valley Theatre Company’s production of the world-famous musical, Les Misérables, begins at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, February 14, and Saturday, February 15, at Aultsville Theatre. For further information, visit www.svtc.ca.
Be serenaded with sweet music on Valentine’s Day
Feel the romance on Valentine’s Day weekend (Feb.14, 15, and 16) as TC Media heartbreaker Roxanne Delage, Rod Robillard, and jazz guitarist, Robert Cote take the stage at NavCentre’s The Propeller Restaurant.
Chillin’ with my homies: Winterfest Carnaval returns
The popular winter festival is back and bigger than ever. Winterfest Carnaval will run February 15 to 17 centered in Lamoureux Park with a full list of family activities, live music, and much more. Click here to read a previous article with further details.
Lace up for a Valentine's Day roller derby disco
Join Cornwall's first women's flat-track roller derby team, the Power Dames, at their 2014 Valentine's Roller Disco at the Agora Catholic Centre on Feb. 15 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Click here for all the details.
Post-Valentine’s Day Love-In
Catch Trench Town Oddities, Winston Marley, and The Joel Sauve Band ripping it up on Saturday, Feb. 15 at Lola’s Pub & Grub. Don’t miss their end of the night jam when three bands collide to play their favourite songs from Alice in Chains.
Canada’s ultimate Blues Brothers showband set to rock
Sweet Home Chicago, a nine-piece band, will be performing live at La Maison Tavern on Saturday, February 15. There is a $10 cover charge.
‘Acoustic Afternoon:’ Leclair & Runions
Visit the Glengarrian Pub on Saturday, Feb. 15 at 1 p.m. for live music, great food, cold drinks, and of course FOLK & FIDDLE! Reservations available with no cover charge.
MCA invites Cornwall, area to explore St. Lawrence River
The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne (MCA) is inviting the public to explore the river's health in a series of activities and an information exchange at 'We All Love the River' (Iakwanonhwes ne Kaniatarehere in Mohawk) on Saturday, Feb. 15 at the Iohahi:io: Adult Education Building in Snye from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Click here for all the details.