Archive for the ‘Arts/Entertainment/Culture’ Category

Local Parrotheads hosting Phlock to the Dock fundraiser this weekend


They call it "partying with a purpose." For the Sarnia chapter of the Parrothead Club, an international charitable organization devoted to the music and ideology of Jimmy Buffett and his tropical brand of rock, the big event of the season is the sixth annual "Phlock to the Dock" which starts off tonight with a Duc [...]

Jerry Seinfeld in town tomorrow night for what will be an unforgettable night of comedy genius

Jerry Seinfeld will be at RBC Centre Theatre on June 21, 2012

Jerry Seinfeld famously once said, "Sometimes the road less traveled is less traveled for a reason." He clearly wasn't talking about the road that leads to Sarnia. Tomorrow night, the international comic icon will make history, bringing us his legendary brand of observational comedy for the first time, with a highly anticipated appearance at the [...]

Lightfoot’s ‘Carefree Highway’ leads to Sarnia’s RBC Centre Theatre this Saturday, June 23

Lightfoot's 'Carefree Highway' leads to Sarnia's RBC Centre Theatre this Saturday, June 23

Photographs provided courtesy of Victoria Lord Public Relations Inc. Gordon Lightfoot's local fans will finally get to see this legendary musician perform at Sarnia's RBC Centre Theatre when he breezes through town later this week for a show on Jun. 23. Canada's iconic troubadour has been busy this month having been inducted into the U.S.-based [...]

Duc D’Orleans to host annual Peter Henderson Memorial Seniors Cruise on Jun. 25

Duc D'Orleans has been hosting the Seniors Cruise for 25 successful years, with the next cruise schedule for June 25, 2012

Sarnia, Ontario has had Seniors’ Cruises on Duc D'Orleans for more than 25 years. Initially Peter Henderson got Jacques Beauchamp and Mary Mathers to help him organize the first cruise. He wanted people in the area to be able to enjoy the waterfront as much as those with private watercraft could. No one needed their [...]

Sarnia Ribfest wraps up in brilliant fashion, leaves no doubt festival will continue for years to come

A snapshot of a moment in time during Saturday night's Ribfest 2012 celebration at Centennial Park on June 16, 2012

Photography courtesy of Kerry Belliveau and Sarnia Kinsmen Club. Around here, Ribfest is one of those summer traditions that's about, more than anything else, family and community coming together in celebration for a good cause. It's about being with good friends, eating delicious barbecued food, and enjoying some of the best live music of the [...]

Canadian music legend Gordon Lightfoot in town this week for highly anticipated show at RBC Centre Theatre

The legendary Gordon Lightfoot will perform live in Sarnia at the RBC Centre Theatre on Saturday, June 23, 2012

Legendary Canadian singer Gordon Lightfoot, who gained international success in the late 1960s, is slated to be town for a highly anticipated concert at 8 p.m. Sat., Jun. 23 at the RBC Centre Theater. Lightfoot has never been to our charming city by the bay, a town where he still enjoys immense popularity, and is, [...]

Sarnia’s Spoken Word June event spotlight to shine on special guest readers and four new books

Spoken Word

Sarnia's Spoken Word has announced this week highlights about their June event that will feature special guest readers James Deahl, a renowned publisher, writer and poet, and Norma West Linder, a prolific and award-winning local writer who taught Creative Writing and English at Lambton College for 24 years. Debbie Okun Hill, local writer and co-host [...]

Sarnia’s nightlife and entertainment weekly rundown from for week of June 17, 2012

Community Calendar and Michele Dionne, of, have teamed up to provide our readers with the most accurate, thorough weekly guide to Sarnia's burgeoning nightlife and entertainment scenes as well as information about charity and other non-profit events. Each week, updates its readers with the latest information about what's happening in and around Sarnia-Lambton. Highlights [...]

Large crowds, some of the best barbecue ribs this side of the equator, and unparalleled music mark second day of Sarnia Ribfest

Mario Bozza of Canadian Celtic legends Mudmen at Sarnia Ribfest on June 15, 2012

Photographs courtesy of Kerry Belliveau and Sarnia Kinsmen. No matter what you are interested in, Sarnia Ribfest definitely has you covered. It's official. The second day of Sarnia Ribfest 2012 not only followed the record success of the first day but went well above and beyond expectations unwaveringly delivering the best in barbequed food, live [...]

Sarnia Ribfest kicks off four-day outing with great food, phenomenal music, and larger crowds than expected

Ribfest vendor 01 Boss Hog's shows off their award-winning ribs during the 4-day festival of food and music.

Photographs provided by Kerry Belliveau and the Sarnia Kinsmen Club. The Kinsmen's Sarnia Ribfest 2012, an annual festival now in its 14th successful year, kicked off yesterday demonstrated why it's the region's foremost lip-smacking, mouth-watering event of the summer. Temperatures upward of 30 oC, a slight breeze coming off the bay and clear blue skies complemented the [...]