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All Aboard The CP Holiday Train

By Dryden Observer Staff The CP Holiday Train will be rolling into Dryden on Saturday, December 2 at 11:30 a.m. The Crowd will be entertained by Colin James and Emma-Lee. The CP Holiday Train program launched [...]

Kinsmen Santa Claus Parade set for Friday, Dec. 1

By Dryden Observer Staff Mark down the first of December on your calendar because Santa will be in town for the annual Dryden Kinsmen Christmas Parade. This year’s theme is a Canadian Christmas. “To continue our [...]

Migisi Sahgaigan School invites guests to Pow Wow

Migisi Sahgaigan School invites guests to Pow Wow

It was a special day at Migisi Sahgaigan School at Eagle Lake First nation last week as they hosted a Harvest Week Pow Wow inviting fellow students from Lillian Berg, Open Roads, St. Joseph’s School and [...]

Master storyteller Brad Woods, Dec. 7 at Midtown Stage

Master storyteller Brad Woods, Dec. 7 at Midtown Stage

By Chris Marchand There’s likely no storytelling ground more fertile than ‘the holiday season’— a time when we huddle with those we love to help each other endure the longest and coldest of the nights. Master [...]

Penner painting to be auctioned for library fundraiser

Penner painting to be auctioned for library fundraiser

By Dryden Observer Staff An orignal canvas by celebrated local artist Burton Penner is now up for silent auction with proceeds to benefit the  Dryden Public Library’s Library Shelving Fund.  An original Burton Penner painting, generously donated [...]

Guitar Project musicians return north

Guitar Project musicians return north

Chattanooga Tennessee musicians Tim Cofield (left) and Lon Eldridge (seated) brainstorm some fast lyrics to a song they were constructing with the help of Dryden High School Music students, offering them a crash course in the [...]

Napish offers message of unity at DAARN Living Library

Napish offers message of unity at DAARN Living Library

By Michael Christianson Former Treaty 3 Tribal Chief and residential school survivor Roy Napish brought his insight and wisdom to last week’s Dryden Area Anti Racism Network (DAARN) Living Library talk. Napish delivered teachings as well [...]

DES presents Samantha Martin and Delta Sugar

DES presents Samantha Martin and Delta Sugar

Samantha Martin and Delta Sugar got November off to a rocking start at the Dryden Entertainment Series on Nov. 1. Performing in front of the set for the Rocky Horror Show. Marin delivered a husky bluesy [...]

Raw Metal a Childrens’ Delight

Raw Metal a Childrens’ Delight

Australian tap dance crew Raw Metal provided an entertaining show to kick off the opening event of the the 2017-18 Childrens’ Delight Series. The globe-trotting dance company also staged interactive sessions with local elementary students in [...]

Glass Tiger still prowling after 30 years

Glass Tiger still prowling after 30 years

By Michael Christianson The hair may be shorter and the band members fewer but when Glass Tiger came to town everyone who came out left with a smile on their face, a song in their heart [...]