Articles list - theHumm June 2019
No More FOMO! - theHumm June 2019
By — Kris Riendeau
You would think that the editor of this area’s Arts & Entertainment paper would have a pretty good handle on the quality of talent out here in the Ottawa Valley. I thought so too, but apparentl......
Studio Theatre Play Postponed - theHumm June 2019
By — Melanie Girdwood
Due to circumstances beyond the Studio Theatre’s control, Norm Foster’s comedy The Ladies’ Foursome, originally scheduled to open on May 30, has been rescheduled to open on Thursd......
Union Hall Fundraising Concert with The Life of Pearls to Celebrate the Summer Solstice - theHumm June 2019
Sound of the Muse Records recording artists The Life of Pearls will celebrate the summer solstice and present their new 2019 album release and stage show Into the Beautiful Blue at Union Hall at ......
First Studio Tourfor Art Works! Perth - theHumm June 2019
What is Art Works! Perth and what drew a printmaker, several painters, a glass artist, a sculptor and a woodworker together to establish it?
Art Works! Perth is an organization of creat......
Celtfest 2019 — What a Line-Up! Ashley MacIsaac, Anna Ludlow, Mudmen and Many More! - theHumm June 2019
Each year, Almonte Celtfest attracts thousands of visitors to the Ottawa Valley for three days of Celtic music, dance and history. The celebration was created in 1997 by three young men — Br......
Welcome to Almonte, Curious & Kind! Social Enterprise / Workshop & Performance Space Opens on June 12 - theHumm June 2019
By Kris Riendeau
If you are a long-time Humm reader, the name “Danielle Grégoire” may be familiar to you. Shortly after moving to Almonte in 2007, she kick-started the Lanark County Spoken Word scene — bringing O......
Happy 200th, Carleton Place! - theHumm June 2019
By — Kevin L. Mallory
Throughout 2019 there will be a variety of special events commemorating the 200th anniversary of Carleton Place. You’re sure to find something to capture the attention of children, adults, visito......
A Night of Icelandic Music for Planet Youth - theHumm June 2019
By — Brian Turner is a Planet Youth Lanark Steering Committee member
Building bridges is what well-connected communities do, whether it’s to solve a transportation need or to help improve the health and wellbeing of their residents. Carleton Place Town Hall staff ......
Lessons (and cheeseburgers) from the Dulles Airport - theHumm June 2019
By — Angie Arendt is the Director of Big Stone House in Almonte<bigstonehouse>. Drop in for a coffee and learn more about Big Stone House and the art of sacred living and leading on Sunday, June 2
There is a little pub in Terminal C at the Dulles International Airport that serves up the best hamburgers east of the Mississippi (the U.S. Mississippi, that is). Running along the back wall of ......
OUTERBRIDGE — Clockwork Mysteries Magic and Illusion Come to Smiths Falls - theHumm June 2019
The Station Theatre is bringing world-class magic and illusion to Smiths Falls on Saturday evenings this summer. OUTERBRIDGE – Clockwork Mysteries is a high-energy magical adventure for both adul......
Smiths Falls’ Brand-New Yoga FestivalRISEat the Falls - theHumm June 2019
Unleash your inner yogi at a brand-new yoga festival in a town that’s on the rise — beautiful Smiths Falls. On Saturday, June 15, grab your mat, water bottle and a positive attitude and head for ......
Smiths Falls Triathlon - theHumm June 2019
It all started in Smiths Falls forty years ago when the first triathlon was held along the banks of the historic Rideau Canal. On June 22, the Town of Smiths Falls will once again welcome hundred......
Indigenous Youth Bring Mission “Home” SchoolBOX Picnic with Purpose on June 15 in support of First Nations Education - theHumm June 2019
What do a Mississippi Mills picnic, a school in Nicaragua and a lunch program in the northern community of Wabauskang First Nation have in common?
Colours of Nature, Art on the Riverside, Canadiana & More! - theHumm June 2019
By Miss Cellaneous
Colours of Nature at Strévé Design Studio
You are invited to come and enjoy Colours of Nature — works by Canadian artist Linda Banfalvi at Strévé Design Studio and Gal......
Summer Starts in Mississippi Mills! Concerts, BusFusion, Porchfest, Dandyfest, Canada Day and More - theHumm June 2019
By Miss Mills
Each spring, community and cultural events seem to pop up like tulips throughout Mississippi Mills, and this year is no exception. June gets “rolling” right away with the eleventh annual Mississi......
Bike Month Goes to 11 - theHumm June 2019
Like the amps in Spinal Tap, Mississippi Mills Bicycle Month is going to eleven this June! From its inception, MMBM has envisioned a world that is healthy, active, economically strong and environ......
Perth Summer Pops Series - theHumm June 2019
The Perth Citizens’ Band, Canada’s oldest continuing town band, is preparing for the 2019 season of its annual Summer Pops Concert Series. These summer concerts in the park have been a longstandi......
Discover Birds with MMLT - theHumm June 2019
By — Carolyn Piche
Much like some retired humans in our area, songbirds have returned for the season! Unlike most retirees, many of the birds are nesting at High Lonesome Nature Reserve. Anyone who has been to High......
Spirit of the Drum Powwow on Turtle Island June 8 & 9 - theHumm June 2019
Smiths Falls will be alive with Indigenous culture on Saturday, June 8 and Sunday, June 9, when the town and Smiths Falls & District Collegiate Institute’s (SFDCI) Indigenous Studies Program ......
Wool Day in Calabogie - theHumm June 2019
By — Johnny Slack
The Calabogie Summer Market is having its first Wool Day on June 22 to raise awareness of the environmental benefits of using wool. This natural renewable fibre can be made into many products suc......
Art, Jazz & the Garden - theHumm June 2019
Celebrating Canada’s Garden Days, the Rideau Woodland Ramble is pleased to announce that ART, JAZZ & the GARDEN will take place on Saturday, June 15 from 9am to 5pm. Music will be provided by......
Whiteley and Braithwaite June 3 Concert at New Life Retreat - theHumm June 2019
Canadian Jazz and Blues music legend Chris Whiteley is coming to Lanark County on June 3 to perform in the intimate setting of the New Life Retreat’s beautiful living room. Along with his wi......
17th AnnualAGH Golf Classic - theHumm June 2019
Almonte General Hospital Fairview Manor Foundation is preparing to welcome golfers to their 17th annual Golf Classic on Friday, June 7 at the Canadian Golf and Country Club. All funds raised duri......
Curds and Cooks Back Forty Cheese’s Summer Festival - theHumm June 2019
Back Forty Artisan Cheese will be hosting their 4th annual summer festival at their Cheese Factory on Saturday, June 29 from 10am to 4pm. Relax along the Mississippi River while enjoying great ch......
Green Party Meet& Greet in Almonte - theHumm June 2019
By — Chandler Swain
OK friends and neighbours, it’s time to start really thinking hard about who we choose to represent our riding federally this fall. I know, I know, our riding always votes Conservative — but......
Doug Fleming: A Tribute - theHumm June 2019
By — Jim Mountain, on behalf of the Festival of Small Halls Board, staff and volunteers
When devoting time for anything to do with communities, one appreciates the work and dedication of amazing volunteers. The true rewards too, are those lasting relationships we forge when working ......
Vintage Favourites at The Station Theatre - theHumm June 2019
The Station Theatre is proud to welcome Vili V for the summer concert of their 2019 music series. Vili V is a dynamic and versatile performer. Boasting a comprehensive repertoire from the ‘50s an......
The Dixie Swim Club Bringing Belly Laughs to Smiths Falls - theHumm June 2019
Just as the sun will brighten up the summer skies, the five strong female actresses in this laugh-out-loud comedy will brighten up the Station Theatre this June. The playwrighting team of Jessie ......
Smart Garden Plans A Locally-Grown Approach to Garden Design - theHumm June 2019
It is the time of year when winter-weary gardeners, desperate for a breath of spring, rush into garden centres to purchase cartloads of plants. When they return home they face the challenge of pu......
“Building” a Business Ozo Construction Launches in Mississippi Mills - theHumm June 2019
By — Ozo Construction is a locallyowned and operated construction company servicing the Ottawa and Ottawa Valley area. It is devoted to delivering topnotch services to all customers and to creating emplo
What started off as a part-time business in Cumberland, Ontario has led the husband and wife team of Adam Ozorak and Jessica Cadman back to Jessica’s hometown of Almonte. “Almonte is such a frien......
A Company of Fools’ Romeo and Juliet - theHumm June 2019
A Company of Fools is back with their Torchlight Shakespeare in the Park series — visiting 36 parks all across Eastern Ontario during the months of July and August. A stellar local cast of Fools ......
Nettle (or, A Feral Princess Haunting the Edgelands) - theHumm June 2019
By Susie Osler
Horsetail… timothy… mullein… bramble… goldenrod… vetch… elderberry…. My eyes move slowly, feasting on the verdant verge between the willow growing out of the swale draining into the pond close by......
Classic Theatre Festival Celebrating a Decade of Award-Winning Hits - theHumm June 2019
The award-winning Classic Theatre Festival in Perth is hosting a summer-long party in 2019. The Ottawa Valley’s only professional theatre company is celebrating its 10th anniversary season with s......
Vintage & Antique Toy Sale in Almonte - theHumm June 2019
By — Janet NoyesBrown
When I had my first baby, I had trouble finding simple, safe, well-designed playthings to help keep my active child happy and occupied — toys like the ones I had enjoyed. I was born in England du......
“Give Me a Dingle” - theHumm June 2019
By Glenda Jones
1117-Y, 1202-L. Those were my telephone numbers when I was six and twelve. I’ve forgotten what I had for dinner yesterday but can remember those numbers! We used to say we were as old as dirt, bu......
Library Budget Cuts Have ILL Effects - theHumm June 2019
By Erika Heesen
Users of Lanark County’s five public libraries are beginning to feel the loss of the Interlibrary Loan (ILL) program. This well-used delivery service was scrapped after the 2019 Ontario Budget sa......
Kick-Off to Summer in Perth! - theHumm June 2019
By John Pigeau
June comes unhurried, all barefoot and breezy. The cat’s lazing in a patch of sunlight in the window. On the clothesline, sundresses catch punches of wind. Nearby a bumblebee drones about the Eng......
Pressing Issues (A Juicy Exposé) - theHumm June 2019
By Sebastian Weetabix
Your faithful correspondent Weetbix returns after a brief absence, and thirsting for novelty in the realm of food and beverages, turns his attention to the subject of juice — or, more accurately,......
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Apr 14 Harrison Kennedy
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Apr 16 Jen Noxon & The Brindled Cats
Apr 22 Young Petty Stones
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