With the cold winter weather now enveloping Kingston it is the perfect time to grab some coffee or hot cocoa-to-go and enjoy the numerous indoor activities in the many attractions of this amazing city! Most events listed below are available on weekends so you don’t have to wait until school ends to have some awesome family experiences.
Military Communications and Electronics Museum
Come check out one of Kingston’s largest museums! This museum not only has some interactive portions for kids but also displays full scale military equipment. More importantly PETER BERG PRESENTS: “The Enigma Story: Technology, Turing, Trondheim, Toronto” on Dec. 2rd! It will be a constructive opportunity to learn some important technology history. – normally reserved for military members is now available to the public
Date: Dec. 2nd
Admission: By donation
To register please contact Sandra.Walsh@forces.gc.ca
Regular hours: Mon-Fri 11-5pm
Agnes Etherington Art Centre
Looking for the perfect Christmas gift? Look no further than the Big Book Sale! Funds raised through the sale will help support the Graduate Visual Culture Association’s activities and gallery programs.
Date: Nov. 30th – Dec 4th
Tuesday–Friday, 10 am–4:30 pm
Thursday, to 9 pm (September–April)
Saturday and Sunday, 1–5 pm
Holiday Mondays, 1–5 pm (May–September)
Modern Fuel presents: Modern Fest: Member’s show and sale! This event will feature two opportunities to show and see work with Modern Fest featuring work in both galleries and What is Modern? works in their window space. Be a part of opening night Dec. 3 @ 8:00pm with live music presented by local artists Anna Sudac and Jesse MacMillan and a dance party with local DJs DJ Aquamarine (Ed Vey), DJ LK (Elle Kay) and DJ Flamingo (Wendy Huot). Reception tickets are $10, or $5 for students.
Show and sale: December 3 – 17, 2016
Admission: By donation, suggested $10 (or $5 for students)
Regular hours: Tuesday-Saturday 12-5pm
Window Art Gallery
WAG is a great place to view and purchase the work of local Kingston artists! Come and view the works created or begun during Paint the Town! Which will be available for viewing and for sale in the Window Art Gallery. Also, meet the artists at a reception on Sunday, Dec. 4, from 3 – 5 p.m!
Date: Dec. 1st – 8th
Mon-Tues 9am-12pm; Wed-Fri 9am-4pm; Thur 9am-8pm; and Sat-Sun 12pm-4pm
Original Hockey Hall of Fame
Another fascinating to spend your weekend would be to explore the interesting evolution of hockey and Kingston’s prominent role in it! Come view engaging features including the Don Cherry Collection, Canada’s first Olympic gold medal, hockey’s oldest jersey and the square puck used in the first game in Kingston in 1886.
Date: Thursday to Sunday 12 pm – 6 pm
Admission: by donation
Thurs-Sun 12pm-6 pm