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November Training & Networking for Creative Industry Professionals

November Training & Networking for Creative Industry Professionals

Welcome to our November roundup of training and networking opportunities for creative professionals in our community. Don’t forget to sign up for our monthly Arts & Culture e-newsletter to get these opportunities delivered straight to your email inbox so you don’t miss a thing. Looking to join a monthly, recurring networking group? Scroll to the bottom of this blog to learn about local groups and when they meet. Do you have any great training or networking opportunities to shar...
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Discover November 2019 Events in Brantford

Discover November 2019 Events in Brantford

by Valerie VanDixhoorn Christmas in Paris Paris Fairgrounds, 139 Silver Street., Paris Friday, November 1, Saturday, November 2 & Sunday, November 3, 2019 Friday - 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Saturday - 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Sunday - 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Admission: $2.00 for adults - children under 12 are free. Christmas in Paris is a beautiful unique shopping experience that welcomes the start of the holiday season, in the quaint charming town of Paris Ontario. Over thousands of visit...
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Spooktacular Halloween Fun in Brantford!

Spooktacular Halloween Fun in Brantford!

by Valerie VanDixhoorn Looking for something downright spooky to do on Halloween? Or just have some family-friendly fun? Here is a list of ways to celebrate Halloween this weekend in Brantford! Spend an afternoon at Branlyn Community Centre and enjoy some treats and crafts, or head over to Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre and splash into the halloween season! Enjoy an old-fashioned Halloween Fun Fair at Bell Homestead and ride ponies or get your face painted. Love to get scared? Head over to Brantwo...
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Brantford & Area Sports Hall of Recognition Volunteer Opportunities

Brantford & Area Sports Hall of Recognition Volunteer Opportunities

Submitted by: Sharon Sayles, Marketing & Sports Hall Coordinator The Brantford & Area Sports Hall of Recognition Executive Committee has an opening for three (3) volunteer members.       One (1) volunteer to complete the third year of a three year term expiring December 31, 2020.       Two (2) volunteers to complete a term of three years expiring December 31, 2022.  Interested applicants should possess a passion for knowledge...
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Trick-or-Treat at the Tourism Centre

Trick-or-Treat at the Tourism Centre

Bring your kids to the Brantford Visitor & Tourism Centre for some practice trick-or-treating on Saturday, October 26 between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Kids in costume will receive a small treat (no trick!) and can spend some time colouring on Halloween-themed pages. If you want to take your colouring to go, you are welcome to do that too. We will also be welcoming trick-or-treaters all day on Thursday, October 31 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and will have our arts and crafts tab...
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November Featured Artist: Rosslynn Weavers

November Featured Artist: Rosslynn Weavers

November’s Featured Artist is 11-year old Rosslynn Weavers, an enthusiastic and talented emerging artist and creator from Brantford. Rosslynn has loved arts and crafts since she was young enough to hold a crayon. Although painting on canvas is her favourite, she also enjoys painting on pottery and clay, and loves all arts and crafts. What she loves most about painting is the rhythm she gets into when she is focused on creating, and loves how flexible painting is. “I like how easy it...
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WIN 2 TICKETS TO THE ARCADY 20TH ANNIVERSARY CONCERT!

WIN 2 TICKETS TO THE ARCADY 20TH ANNIVERSARY CONCERT!

by Valerie VanDixhoorn Enjoy the sounds of Arcady, a local choir group that combines young Canadians with professional instrumentalists and singers. Offering 25 to 30 performances in Southwestern Ontario each year, Arcady puts on all kinds of shows on from a small recital to a full scale choral-orchestral concert. They are known for their energetic and imaginative performances of early music and the regular chorus for Boris Brott’s National Academy Orchestra of Canada. They also have a pr...
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