Posts in category Culture

Kayak Festival Will be the Biggest Yet

The Great Canadian Kayak Festival keeps getting bigger and better.  Over the years the festival has expanded and offered programming for children, music acts, fireworks, and delicious food. This year is set to be the events biggest year with over $10,000 in donations. The 4, 400 foot marketplace tent is sold out and overflow vendors […]

New Venue Attracts Music Lovers

The Working Class is a new music venue in the City and is the result of a collaborative effort between local promoter John Cayen and musician Krys Saudino. The venue is dedicated to live entertainment and features a stage that will be dedicated to different types of performers. There is a lack of suitable infrastructure […]

Timmins Pride a Huge Success

The 2nd annual Timmins Pride week was a huge success. The weeklong event kicked off with a flag raising and proclamation at City Hall and featured a host of events like rock and bowl, a pancake breakfast, musical performances and a drag show. The main event of the week was the parade on Saturday June […]

Have Your Say About Music in Timmins

The Timmins Festival and Events Committee is working toward changing the music scene here in Timmins. They recently circulated a survey in the community to get feedback on what people want in terms of musical genres, and types of acts they want to see. The information will help the committee get a feel for local […]

Have Your Say About Music in Timmins!

The Timmins Festival and Events Committee wants to improve the local music scene. They want your feedback on what you would like to see in Timmins. This survey will provide them with information to help plan future musical events. Fill out the short survey here.  

Farmers Market Gets Two Year Lease for Centennial Hall

The Mountjoy Independent Farmers Market will continue to call the Mountjoy Centennial Hall home for at least two more years. The Market has been renting Centennial Hall on a year-by-year basis for quite some time and the City has agreed to give them a two year lease. City council has been debating the fate of […]

Pow Wow Celebrates Aboriginal Culture

Northern college is gearing up to celebrate its 14th Annual Traditional Powwow that will kick off with a concert on Friday, April 10. The event will feature a grand entry, a native fashion show, a feast, a craft and information fair and, traditional drummers. Grand master of ceremonies will be Elder David Faeries. The event […]

Timmins is in for a Laugh Fest

The Timmins Comedy Festival  will be kicking off this Thursday and will run from March 26-28th. The event will feature a range of shows from family friendly comedy and motivational act Retro Bill to raunchy Inappropriate Thursday hosted by Rick Lemieux. Established and award winning comedians from Canada and the US will be featured in […]

Summer Concert Series is Getting Bigger and Better

The 6th annual Summer Concert series gets underway on June 24th and will run until August 25th. Interest continues to be high as artists both local and regional are applying to take part in the series. This year the series is bigger and better with shows at two locations! Bannerman Park in South Porcupine will feature […]

Local Musicians Pay Homage to Timmins

Every great City has a song or two and Timmins is no exception. Our rich culture and heritage inspires artists to write about how great we are! These songs written by local artists demonstrate community engagement and pride. The more pride that we build together the stronger we are as a City! We are proud […]