Monthly Archives: June 2014

2014-06-14 (to 2014-06-22) Welland Rose Festival – One of Niagara’s longest running festivals

The Welland Rose Festival began 53 years ago in 1961 and endeavours to bring home the people of Welland, past and present, to celebrate our city; it’s people, young and old, it’s history, it’s heritage, and it’s ethnic diversity, particularly through arts and culture, as well as sports festivities through traditional events such as our Juried Art Show, Rose Queen Coronation, Days in the Park, and Grande Parade. The City … Read more »

Niagara Falls Erosion – How much does Niagara Falls erode each year ?

Accurate surveys of erosion of the Falls of Niagara began in 1842. From 1842 to 1905, the average rate of erosion of the Horseshoe Falls was 1.16 meters (3.8 feet) per year. From 1906 to 1927, this rate of erosion was reduced to .70 meters (2.3 feet) per year. This reduction coincided with the large quantity of water being diverted for hydro-electric generation. Today, through increased water diversion and anti-erosion … Read more »

2014-06-14 Movie Night in the Vineyard at St. James Winery Vineyard Cottage

Movie Night in the Vineyard! Join us Saturday, June 14 for Casablanca! Presents: Set in unoccupied Africa during the early days of World War II: An American expatriate meets a former lover, with unforeseen complications. From IMDb.com ADMISSION IS FREE! No outside alcohol, but please feel free to bring your own food or non-alcoholic beverages. Must be 21 to purchase, ID required. Saturday, June 14th, 2014 Opens at 5:30pm, Movie starts at sunset. 19506 CR 1000 … Read more »