Author Archives: Margaret

Jun 23

Farmtown Park received a helping hand last week when a pair of antique engine enthusiasts spent the better part of three days providing their labour and expertise to rejuvenate an old workhorse. Gary Tweddle and Ray Smith, who live in the London, Ontario, area, came to Farmtown Park after hearing of an old diesel engine […]

Feb 12

Every community has a story to tell, says Stirling Festival Theatre Managing Director David Vanderlip, and here in Stirling he intends to delve deep into its history and its people with the hopes of bringing the past to life. Vanderlip says the theatre has just submitted an application for Ontario Arts Council funding in order […]

Nov 29

You can watch our video about all the excitement at Christmas at Farmtown Park at

Oct 20

Linda Akey prepares for Christmas at Heritage Village. With the help of a growing number of volunteers, she is decorating 50 trees, wreaths and swags.  You can see them on  display and try your luck on the  raffles  at Christmas at Farmtown Park. This is a major fund raising event for Farmtown Park, home of […]

Sep 24

The Quinte Agricultural Wall of Fame is getting mighty crowded. Organizers of the Farmtown Park-based commemorative exhibit held their sixth annual induction ceremonies last weekend honouring seven area agriculturalists, including a pair of husband and wife partnerships. Read more

Sep 21

Members of the Trent Valley  Quilters Guild talk about making comfort quilts at the first Farmtown Park Fibre Fest. You can find out more about Fibre Fest and the artists who took part,

Sep 19

Stirling – The crowds came out with the sunshine as staff and volunteers at Farmtown Park helped hundreds of visitors celebrate Grandparents Day. Read More

Aug 04

You can now explore the Quinte Agricultural Hall of Fame online. The Quinte Agricultural Hall of Fame started in 2006. Each year the Quinte Agricultural Hall of Fame committee honour people who have made a major contribution to agriculture in Hastings, Prince Edward, Northumberland and Lennox and Addington counties. The 2012 ceremony is on September 15, […]

Jul 21

By Richard Turtle EMC Events -Stirling -At the local museum you won’t have the wool pulled over your eyes. Instead, with the introduction of the Fibre Fest, volunteers at Farmtown Park are hoping to shed a little light on the art of needlework, quilting, spinning and knitting. Scheduled for July 29 from 10 a.m. to […]