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Kites fly at H.H. Knoll for Canal Days

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Kites fly at H.H. Knoll for Canal Days

For the members of Niagara Wind Riders Saturday is their day at H.H. Knoll Lakeview Park. However, Sunday August 6/2017, they have kites in the air, more of a fun day for the group. “Saturday is a little more serious for our flyers,” Donna Taylor of the Niagara Wind Riders said. “We have some big […]

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Team Guilbeault takes third annual Sawhorse Championship

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Team Guilbeault takes third annual Sawhorse Championship

After two years of being behind team Danch, team Guilbeault came up as the winners Saturday August 5/2017 at the third annual World Championship Sawhorse Race at Lock 8 Gateway Park in Port Colborne. The event is one of the newer Canal Days Marine Heritage Festival Events organized by Port Colborne’s Main St. BIA helps […]

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History is alive at the museum for Canal Days

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History is alive at the museum for Canal Days

Looking around the Port Colborne Historical and Marine Museum grounds Saturday Aug. 5/2017, you could see living history in every corner. Historical reenactors from the War of 1812, native warriors, pirates, the Niagara Antique Power Association and more were demonstrating living history, sharing their love of history with Canal Days visitors. For photographic artist Stephen […]

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Craft show benefits Port Colborne youth

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Craft show benefits Port Colborne youth

The Port Colborne Optimist Club’s Canal Days Craft Show has helped the youth of Port Colborne since its beginning eleven years ago. “It’s all for the kids of Port Colborne,” said Susan Wells Brown, Lt. Governor Zone 1 Niagara Region Optimist Club said. “With the proceeds from the show, we have helped out sponsoring sports […]

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Two trailers totaled, four damaged in Sherkston fire

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Two trailers totaled, four damaged in Sherkston fire

Over $200,000 worth of damage has been done to trailers at Sherkston Shores after a fire which began Thursday Aug. 3/2017. “The call at Sherkston Came in just after 8 p.m. last night,” Port Colborne Fire and Emergency Service Chief Tom Cartwright said Friday. “The fire could be seen from the fire station.” “There were […]

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Win a Trip on a Great Lakes Eco Ship at Canal Days

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Win a Trip on a Great Lakes Eco Ship at Canal Days

The Chamber of Marine Commerce and Canada Steamship Lines (CSL) are offering freighter fans the chance to get an up close and personal view of one of the new eco-ships now transporting cargo on the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence system. Great Lakes-St. Lawrence ship operators are investing more than $4 billion on modernizing their fleets with […]

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