Puppets Up! is a two-day international festival devoted to the art of puppetry. The festival attracts thousands of visitors annually to the community of Almonte, part of the Town of Mississippi Mills, Ontario.
For the sixth year running, Puppets Up! welcomes puppet troupes from around the world for a weekend festival in Almonte, featuring professional puppets shows, entertainment, food, and activities on the main street. Almonte, Canada, 07/08/2010
Harlem Globetrotter star Blenda Rodriquez visits the James Naismith Public School in Almonte, Ontario, as part of the town's 150th birthday celebrations for Dr. James Naismith, the inventor of the game of basketball.
The 27th edition of the North Lanark Highland Games took place in Almonte, ON on Saturday, August 21, 2010. This year's Games included a special celebration of the Canadian Navy's Centennial. Almonte, Canada, 21/08/2010
One of the most popular pilgrimages on foot, horseback or chariot drawn by mules, is held in honor of the Virgin Maria. Although famous for its devotion, some environmentalists criticize what they see as cruelty towards the animals that are used.
Remembrance Day services were held all over Canada and in Lanark County, west of Ottawa, where five separate events at local cenotaphs took place including at Clayton, Pakenham, Carleton Place, Beckwith, and Almonte.
The best-known face of the Doñana National Park (Huelva, Andalusia) is to the marshes and the thousands of birds that spend the winter there. But in summer the largest wilderness in southern Europe becomes a luxury environmental fate.
On the 199th anniversary of the Battle of Medina, re-enactors from the San Antonio Living History Association honored the dead from the battle. On August 18, 1813, the Texas Republic clashed with the Spanish Royal army. Over 1300 rebels were killed.