Local Area EventsListing Calendar
Movies in the Square
Grab your lawn chair and come down for another great season of Movies in the Square in Spring market square. Movies shown every Thursday at dusk.
Sheep Dog Trials: August 7-9
This annual two day event in August sees approximately 100 Border Collies pawing their way to the ranks of top sheep dog. The event is located at Grass Creek Park by the lovely St. Lawrence River. Other forms of entertainment include Bowmanville zoo animal encounters, Pony rides and a petting zoo, Kingston Police K9 Demonstration, Craft and artisian fair and face painting.
1000 Islands Poker Run: August 7-9
Kingston will play host to the Power Boating Canada 1000 Islands Poker Run on the weekend of Aug 8-9! This is the largest performance boating event in North America, drawing spectators from all across the continent to view more than 100 of the most spectacular and exotic boats on the water. See the boats on display at Confederation Basin, and enjoy the action on the water - all FREE for spectators. The event begins on Friday night with a display of the boats in Downtown Kingston, and shifts into high gear on Saturday when the boats take off at 10 am. Enjoy the exciting performance boating video coverage in Power Boating Canada's FREE "Speedzone Theatre" in Confederation Park all day Saturday and watch the boats return at 3:30 pm. Live entertainment and lots of action-packed excitement! For more information visit http://www.powerboating.com/