Opening week for Arts in the Park

Shawna O'Neill, TC Media
Opening week for Arts in the Park
The bandshell in Lamoureux Park.

CORNWALL, Ontario – Arts in the Park is back providing free, family entertainment until the end of August. This year’s lineup includes a wide variety of programs — from Shakespeare, to concerts, to movies. 

Opening week kicked off on Wednesday, July 4 with Seaway Winds Concert Band. For the opening weekend, Shakespeare in the Park — Romeo and Juliet: Love is Love will take place on Saturday, July 7 and Sunday, July 8. The Clarpian Duo is also set to perform at 2 p.m. on July 8.

“We are so proud to offer another excellent lineup of entertainers at Lamoureux Park this summer,” said Lorne Taillon, Leisure Arts Coordinator, in a press release.

The shows will be held outdoors at the Lion’s Club Bandshell in Lamoureux Park. Performances will start at 7 p.m. unless noted otherwise, weather permitting. Donations are always appreciated to offset programming costs.

Attendees are asked to bring a chair, blanket and refreshments for themselves.

More dates will be added at a later time. For more information, contact Lorne Taillon at 613-938-9898 x 2 or

Here’s a line-up of some of the acts this summer:


Wednesday, July 4: Seaway Winds Concert Band

Saturday, July 7: Shakespeare in the Park – Romeo and Juliet: Love is Love

Sunday, July 8: Clarpian Duo 2 p.m., Shakespeare in the Park – Romeo and Juliet: Love is Love Tuesday, July 10: Dionne Acoustic

Wednesday, July 11: Revival – Cruising Night with Cornwall Old Car Club

Friday, July 13: Outdoor Movie in the Park sponsored by Rachel’s Kids and the City of Cornwall. Movie title to be announced.

Monday, July 16: Bruce Ciccarelli

Tuesday, July 17: Moe Lemieux Quartet and Stephen Vallieres

Wednesday, July 18: Seaway Winds Concert Band

Thursday, July 19: Carey B Grant and the Cadillac Kitkats

Tuesday, July 31: Grace Willison

Wednesday, August 1: Seaway Winds Concert Band

Thursday, August 2: Intrepid and Mike McAnany

Wednesday, August 8: Radio Nova

Thursday, August 9: Ruby Tuesday Dixie Band

Tuesday, August 14: Mr. C and the Hometown Horns

Thursday, August 16: The Shiners

Thursday, August 23: Switchgear

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