Archive for 'Culture & Events'

The Fugitives of Folk: Vancouver music makers entertain Dryden Entertainment Series crowd

The Fugitives of Folk: Vancouver music makers entertain Dryden Entertainment Series crowd

By Michael Christianson With 10 years behind them and a new album in front of them The Fugitives brought their unique blend of folk and spoken word to The Centre last week for an evening of [...]

Ambassador for Adventure: Muscle-powered long distance  traveller inspires students to dig deep

Ambassador for Adventure: Muscle-powered long distance traveller inspires students to dig deep

By Michael Christianson Anyone can be a Superhero. That is the message that adorns the front of Jamie McDonald’s book and that was how he started his talk to Dryden High School Students last Friday in [...]

‘Bar Lady’ Szachury eyes expansion

‘Bar Lady’ Szachury eyes expansion

By Michael Christianson The Bar Lady from Dryden has a lot to look forward to this year, from expanding her line, to selling further and further from home, Chelsea Szachury is continuing her dream of selling [...]

GALLERY: Come Together 2017

GALLERY: Come Together 2017

The 13th Annual Come Together concert, an annual community concert featuring local acts, was well received by patrons at The Centre, Dec. 27. The show, a fundraiser for the Dryden High School Music Association, featured 11 [...]

The art of storytelling

The art of storytelling

  Professional storyteller Brad Woods enthralled a Midtown Stage audience, Friday with a series of stories based around holiday themes. The next scheduled show at the Midtown Stage will be a Feb. 8 presentation of the [...]

Be Prepared: Dryden Museum welcomes exhibit on history of Scouts and Guides

Be Prepared: Dryden Museum welcomes exhibit on history of Scouts and Guides

By Michael Christianson For more than 100 years, Scouts Canada has brought a world of adventure, outdoor experience, friendship and fun to 17 million Canadian youth. Now all that fun and adventure can be experienced by [...]

Students encourage peers to seek out travel programs

Students encourage peers to seek out travel programs

By Michael Christianson Travel can open up a new world for those that take the opportunity. This week at Dryden High School Mitchell Turcotte and Madisen Donaldson encouraged everyone to seek out and take advantage of [...]

Theatre 17 gathers for Festival of Trees

Theatre 17 gathers for Festival of Trees

Theatre 17’s Julija Graham (left) reads a passage The Best Christmas Pageant Ever — a holiday reading that was a part of last week’s Festival of Trees in support of Grace Haven’s Life Enrichment Program.  Photo [...]

Be Prepared! Museum to unveil winter exhibit on Scouts and Girl Guides, Friday Dec. 8

Submitted Take a walk through the history of Canadian Scouting and Guiding this winter, at the Dryden & District Museum! The Dryden & District Museum presents the Winter 2018 exhibit; “Be Prepared: Scouts and Guides”, opening [...]

Lynne Hanson at Midtown Stage

Lynne Hanson at Midtown Stage

Ottawa singer /songwriter Lynne Hanson performs for live music fans during a recent appearance at Dryden’s Midtown Stage, Nov. 22. The venue welcomes storyteller Brad Woods to the stage for some holiday tales, Dec. 8 at 7 [...]