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WTFest – We WILL Rock Again!

WTFest – We WILL Rock Again!

Where can you go to see multiple talented artists performing live under the stars? Brantford, of course, at the WTFest outdoor music festival! On the day when everyone would have been lathering on the sunscreen and carpooling down to Lions Park to sing and dance, we wanted to share some of the history of Brantford’s exceptional outdoor music festival and what to expect in the future. The WTFest team, including Brantford boosters and huge music fans, started working together in 2012 on a v...
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Grand River Champion of Champions Virtual Powwow

Grand River Champion of Champions Virtual Powwow

The Grand River Champion of Champions Powwow  will look a little different this year. Although the annual gathering at Chiefswood Park has been cancelled, the event is moving online and will be showcased virtually on Saturday, July 25.    Since 1980, the Six Nations of the Grand River has invited dancers to compete in a variety of categories including Women’s Traditional, Men’s Grass, Women’s Jingle, Men’s Fancy Feather, and Women’s Fancy Shawl....
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Volunteers Get the Job Done

Volunteers Get the Job Done

Now that we have tempted your taste buds with all the culinary delights that the Brantford International Village has to offer, let’s take a moment to recognize the true heroes of this festival...the Villages Volunteers. The backbone of any community event has always been the people that give selflessly of their time to help the event run smoothly. It will be a while before there can be large-scale events that will require many, many volunteers, but today we want to recognize, salute and th...
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Splash Pads in Brantford are Open!

Splash Pads in Brantford are Open!

Beat the heat in one of Brantford’s many splash pads! With a surging heatwave ripping through Ontario, City of Brantford officials have decided to reopen our community splash pads. In an effort to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in our community, the splash pads were closed throughout May and June, reopening just last weekend on Friday, July 3, 2020.  Hours of operation are 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., with operational changes and strict preventative measures in place. A portalet and hand w...
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Doodle to Go Kits Available from Crock a Doodle

Doodle to Go Kits Available from Crock a Doodle

A picture says a thousand words, but what about a painted pottery piece? We know one thing…the memories you make while painting a piece from Crock A Doodle will be countless. They have fun pieces ready to be painted for any age and any ability. The whole family can be included in the fun – even the dog and cat will give you a “paws up” when you paint them a colourful new bowl or treat container!    Currently, Crock a Doodle is open for pickup of their Doo...
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Your Backyard: The BEST Movie Theatre

Your Backyard: The BEST Movie Theatre

Do you have a special anniversary or birthday coming up? What about a new grad in the house? We may not be having the annual celebrations that we’ve become accustomed to, but that doesn’t mean you can’t create an amazingly unique and safe event for your “social bubble.” Enjoy a night under the stars watching your very favourite movies with the ones you love the most in the comfort of your own backyard. Bonus: if you forget the bug spray or blankets, all you have to ...
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Watch “Brant Feud” Live on Thursdays!

Watch “Brant Feud” Live on Thursdays!

Do you love watching Family Feud? Survey says: Good answer, good answer. We do too! If you haven’t already been watching, tune in to Brant Feud on Thursday evenings from 8:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. The show streams live from The Rope Factory Event Hall and All Day Breakfast Facebook pages. Hosted by local Brantfordians, Jamie Stephens and Ben Strasser, Brant Feud debuted on social media on May 14, 2020.  Each episode features four different families competitively answering a series of fun...
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