Gan Events

  • Breadfest at the Delta Mill

    Saturday, June 11, 2011 – from 1:00pm to 3:30pm

    • The Frontenac Arch Biosphere’s Local Flavours Initiative is being launched with
      a celebration of bread. Grain grinding demonstrations will be held at the Mill.
      Bread samples from local bakeries will be available.

    • The Delta Mill Society
      Box 172, Delta,
      Ontario K0E 1G0
      Tel: 613-928-2584 (office)

  • Golf for the Fonz

    Saturday, July 30, 2011 – from 1:00pm to 6:00pm

    The 7th Annual Golf for the Fonz

    1pm Tee off at the Gananoque Golf and Country Club

    70’s Theme – $40 per person – Teams of 2 – includes 9 holes of golf , steak dinner , souvenir and a donation to the Gananoque and District Humane Society

    Limited Spaces – call to reserve Lori and Jamie Higgs 613 382 7509or email

    for more info


  • 30th Anniversary Celebrations at the Playhouse

    Saturday, June 25, 2011 – from 5:00pm to 11:00pm

    5:00pm, Springer Decks

    7:30pm, Springer Theatre


    $30 (dinner/show)
    $15 (show only)

    night kicks off with a traditional fish fry on the decks followed by
    appearances and performances by many of the stars that have spent time
    here in Gananoque.

    Don’t miss scenes from On
    Golden Pond, No More Madeira M’Dear, The Sunshine Boys, Billy Bishop
    Goes to War, The 39 Steps, The Drowsy Chaperone, Anne of Green Gables
    and many more Playhouse favourites!

  • Gananoque Humane Society Shelter Walk and Family Fun Day

    Saturday, June 18, 2011 – from 10:00am to 3:00pm

    Shelter Walk ($20 minimum donation/sponsorship for the walk)


    Family Fun in the Park (Free)

    Saturday, June 18th, 2011 @ the Town Hall Park – Gananoque

    Walk Registration : 9:30 a.m. – walk begins at 10 a.m.

    2.5 and 5 km routes. Walk, run, bike, roll – two legged and four legged friends are welcome.

    Come for the walk and stay for the fun!

    Family Fun activities will begin at 11 a.m.

    *Sweet Treats, Face Painting

    *Competitions for both People and Dogs – with Prizes

    *Join in the team competitions – three-legged race, hula hoop, potato sack, ball toss. Great day out for families!

    Pledge Sheets are available at Klips, Dairy Queen and at the Shelter: Call Maggie 613 382 1135

  • The Welcome Cyclists Network

    Wednesday, June 15, 2011 – from 3:00pm to 5:00pm

    Cycle tourism in Ontario is growing. Interested in attracting more cycle tourists to your location??

    The Welcome Cyclists Network would like to invite you to attend an upcoming Workshop to find out about this growing market and how you can access it. Kemptville, North Grenville and Surrounding Areas
    Date & Time: Wednesday, June 15 ~ 9:30am to 11:30am Location: 285 County Road #44, Kemptville ~ Municipal Office, Meeting Room 1, 2nd Floor
    Gananoque and Surrounding Areas
    Date & Time: Wednesday, June 15 ~ 3pm to 5pm Location: Holiday Inn Express & Suites Gananque/1000 Islands ~ 777 King Street East, Gananoque

    The Welcome Cyclists Workshop and ensuing Network participation helps connect bicycle friendly accommodations, food service providers, attractions and service business catering to cyclists, to the growing number of cycle tourists in Ontario.
    In an informal 2 hour workshop learn more about:

    •  Who cycle tourists are and how welcoming them can be good for business
    •  Regional cycling routes and services
    •  How to become a certified bicycle friendly business
    •  Marketing and networking opportunities


    There is no charge to attend a workshop or become a Network participant. Register today. On-line registration available. Space is limited. For more information and to register follow links below, visit or call Louisa Mursell, Project Manager, at 1-866-333-4491

  • Poker Run Rendez-vous Gananoque

    from Friday, July 22, 2011 – 9:00am to Saturday, July 23, 2011 – 8:00pm

    Power Boating Canada presents Poker Run Rendez-vous

    • Boat sales all weekend
    • Hit-the-mark Speed Challenge
    • Boat Rodeo – skill contest
    • Awards BBQ
    • 9.9hp and 15hp Charity Challenge 

    To register – Melanie 1 800 354 9145 ext 252

  • Open House Reception to welcome the Cangarda

    Thursday, June 2, 2011 – from 3:30pm to 6:00pm

    The Museum will be hosting an Open House Reception that day from 3:30 – 6pm as we welcome the 126′ “Cangarda” Steam Launch, built in 1901,dockside at the Museum, as she makes her first stop in Canadian waters since leaving in the early 1950’s.This vessel might be better known to some as the Magedoma. Senator George T. Fulford, of Brockville owned it from 1905 until the early 1950’s. It has been completely restored and is en-route to Brockville once again.

    Download Reception invite PDF

  • Chalk the Walk Festival

    Saturday, July 16, 2011 – from 10:00am to 4:00pm

    Saturday, July 16th , 2011 – from
    9:00am to 4:00pm

    Chalk the Walk Festival includes chalk art works, music, dancing and a play
    about wildlife.  All festivities to be held in the Town Park 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.
    Theme of of this year’s festival is to draw how we could ‘change our world for
    wildlife’ in partnership with the Canadian Wildlife Federation.

    “We are thrilled that the festival has been drawn to our education campaign
    for the International Year of Forests , which
    encourages stewardship,” said Wade Luzny, CEO-Executive Vice President of the
    Canadian Wildlife Federation. “By adopting our education  theme, Change Your World For Wildlife, the festival is
    inspiring an appreciation of forests as important habitat for a wide variety of

    All artists welcome to participate – children and adults – share your love of
    drawing or just come to take in the event.  Registration cost for a
    participating artist is $2.00, chalk is supplied free. Print a registration form
    from  or pick up a form
    from Dreams in Motion, 365 William Street South, Gananoque 613-382-382-6700 or
    Gananoque Chamber of Commerce 10 King Street East, Gananoque 613-382-3250.

    Visit  for more information.

  • Community Service Fundraiser Dinner

    Saturday, May 28, 2011 – from 5:30pm to 8:00pm


    Community Service Fundraiser Dinner Saturday May 28th at the Rec Centre –
    5:30pm – 8pm

    Tickets available at: 

    Linklater Public School , St. Joseph’s Catholic School ,
    Dreams in Motion , Rapid Valley Restaurant, Redmond Realty, Milanos,

    Gananoque Vet Clinic

    Tickets : Adults $15 Children $7 Family $40  Tickets can be purchased up
    until May 27th at 5pm

    • Raisings funds for : Decorating a room for a single parent in need
    • Painting the Band Shell in Town Park
    • First Repsonders Appreciation Breakfast
    • Erecting a Pergola in Steel Workers Park

    For more information contact Rachel Quirt 613 545 3745

  • 1000 Islands Dock Dogs

    from Friday, August 12, 2011 – 10:00am to Sunday, August 14, 2011 – 4:00am

    August 12-14

    This event will take place in beautiful Gananoque, The
    Gateway To The 1000 Islands and will include the Fast N’ Furry Performance
    Team, 1000 Islands DockDogs and a Disc Trial. Participants will and spectators will
    be treated to a great weekend including dockdiving, a frisbee competition,
    demos as well as lots of vendors. It will be a weekend dedicated to our furkids
    and those who love them!


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