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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 [...]

Mystic Grill hopes to become a snowmobile destination

Mystic Grill hopes to become a snowmobile destination

By Michael Christianson  Golf season may be over at Eagles’ Landing but the building by the lake has been busy with hungry people ready to try a new menu. Mystic Grill opened on October 1 and [...]

Dryden and District Agricultural Society 2017 Awards

Dryden and District Agricultural Society 2017 Awards

By Dryden Observer Staff The Dryden and District Agricultural capped off a busy season with the annual awards night dinner, Oct. 14 at the Agricultural Centre. Awards were presented to the following DDAS members: Junior Baking [...]

FEATURE: Dryden Rocks leaves no stone unturned

FEATURE: Dryden Rocks leaves no stone unturned

By Michael Christianson Too often parents are looking for an inexpensive way to get their children out of the house and off whatever technology they have at home. One local father and son have offered up [...]

DRAC Handcrafter’s Holiday Market celebrates 40 years

DRAC Handcrafter’s Holiday Market celebrates 40 years

By Chris Marchand Always the first sign of the Holiday season to come, the Dryden Regional Arts Council’s (DRAC) Annual Holiday Handcrafters Market celebrated 40 years in Dryden over the weekend. From food to clothing, jewellery [...]

Ashby performs at Atrium

Ashby performs at Atrium

Performer Sean Ashby, former guitar player for Canadian superstar Sarah McLachlan, performed for a crowd of music lovers in the atrium space of The Centre, Oct. 14 — the show was organized by Midtown Stage. Ashby [...]

BUSINESS: Angela’s Art Studio

BUSINESS: Angela’s Art Studio

By Samantha Hawkins Tucked away at 31 King St. you will find a welcoming little art studio run by Angela Roussin.  Ange, as she prefers to be called, shares her talent and space with anyone interested [...]

Feels good: Lightfoot tribute satisfying

Feels good: Lightfoot tribute satisfying

By Chris Marchand Lori Cullen’s soaring performance of Gordon Lightfoot’s ‘If You Could Read My Mind’ was one of those perfect zen moments for me, where you are not troubled by the past or the future, [...]