Tag Archives: Woodstock

Ride Don’t Hide 2016: Cycle for Mental Illness

On Sunday June 26th, cyclists will ride through Oxford County in Ride Don’t Hide 2016.  This ride aims to raise awareness and reduce the stigma surrounding mental illness and suicide in Canada.  Ride Don’t Hide is a country-wide event with … Continue reading

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Flagon Slayer: The Fairest Gruit in All the Land

Flagon Slayer is a beer that really makes you feel medieval. Prepared by Railway City Brewing Company in partnership with Wildflowers Tea to be featured at Oxford Renaissance Festival, Flagon Slayer is a gruit beer. This means that the beer … Continue reading

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Oxford Renaissance Festival: Unleash Your Inner Dragon Slayer

Huzzah! The Oxford Renaissance Festival brings out the inner warrior in all those who visit. With live professional performers, hilarious comedy and a tournament put on by the International Jousting Association, there is something for everyone and not just enthusiasts … Continue reading

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Tastings: Oxford’s Local Cocktail Party

Each May, spring forward to a new season of delicious local flavours at the  Annual Tastings event hosted by Big Brothers Big Sisters of Woodstock & District Association. The community comes together for this culinary event with over 25 participating local … Continue reading

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Southside Park

When spring is in full bloom, Woodstock’s historic Southside Park is a sight to behold. Charming walkways with decorative lighting fixtures meander through the manicured grounds of Southside.  Stop to admire the gorgeous flowering magnolias, cherry and crabapple trees during … Continue reading

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An Enchanted Improv Night

It was a typical February night in Woodstock – bitterly cold with winds howling as residents briskly moved from one spot to another.  Yet, it was pleasingly warm inside the Enchanted Theatre Company’s cozy Main Street hideaway.  A packed house … Continue reading

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Roll the Windows Down, Relax, Put some colour in your life and Drive

That is what I plan to do today, roll the windows down, relax, see the colour of the leaves just starting and drive… Well that is until I am finished an errand for work. I decided that I would travel … Continue reading

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SixThirtyNine Casual Fine Dining

Even more foodies from Chicago, Detroit, and Toronto will be driving down Peel Street in Woodstock to dine at SixThirtyNine as they are the latest Ontario restaurant to receive FeastON accreditation. Chef Eric Boyar along with his mother Pauline Bucek … Continue reading

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Black History Month – Remembering Oxford’s Past Guest Blogger – Heather A. Rennalls

Since 1995, February has been designated Black History Month in Canada. Regionally, the Opening Celebration for Black History Month will be held Saturday February 1st at Museum London from 1-4 pm.  For the ninth year I will be participating in … Continue reading

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A Gem to be Explored – The Beachville District Museum

Nestled between The Town of Ingersoll and The City of Woodstock is the vibrant little village of Beachville once the heart of Oxford County.  It was one of the first settlements in Oxford County since 1791, when it was first … Continue reading

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