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Top 5 Instagram hot spots in Sudbury

I’ll be the first to admit that I’m guilty of searching out spots in every city I visit that would make great Instagram posts. The point of Instagram is to be inspired (in my opinion anyway) and it’s fun to look through Instagram locations and see where people have taken some of their best photos. The other day I was in Toronto with some free to so I spent a lot of hours searching Instagram for places I should go on my next adventure. This gave me the idea to share some of Sudbury’s own Instagram hot spots with......

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Top 5 Holiday Events in Sudbury this month

Halloween is behind us and November has arrived which means it is almost time to start getting excited for the holidays. We really love the Holidays over here at Our Crater so we’re already pulling out our Christmas trees and heading to Starbucks for one of their much anticipated holiday drinks. (I’m obsessed with the Caramel Brulee lattee and may have already had a few…). There are always a lot of exciting things happening in our favouriet city but today we want to get festive and talk holiday events so we’re rounding up our top five favourite holiday events......

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Top 5 Halloween Events in Sudbury

Leisure Farms Pumpkin Patch Cost: Varies We love a good pumpkin patch and if you haven’t picked up your pumpkins yet, we suggest heading out to Leisure Farms. While you’re there you can check out their wagon rides, corn maze, haunted barn and the pumpkin cannon. We had too much fun at the pumpkin patch A post shared by Noémie Lavigne (@nolavigne) on Oct 7, 2017 at 10:08am PDT   The Terror Train October 1-30 (Friday, Saturday and Sunday) Tickets: $12 Definitely the most terrifying Halloween event in Sudbury, the Terror Train has never disappointed. Each year volunteers at......

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Get Charged up next month
Events |
September 27, 2017

Get Charged up next month

If you’re interested in learning more about Sudbury’s tech and design communities, there is an exciting new event taking place in town next month. Charged is a one-day event consisting of a workshop and evening conference with guest speakers Davis Neable and Darrin Henein who both work at Shopify. We spoke with event organizer Kyle Haapala to find out more. What is Charged? Charged is an annual one-day event that consists of a lunchtime workshop at the TimeHero office, followed by an evening conference with two speakers at the McEwen School of Architecture. Our mission is to bring together the design......

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EAT LOCAL- STORE REVIEW
City Guides |
September 26, 2017

EAT LOCAL- STORE REVIEW

What is Eat Local? For those of you who have never been, Eat Local is a not-for-profit food co-op, which means they work with local farmers to bring you the best local foods.  Stores like these use customer support and donations or memberships to keep running. Why Eat Local food? Most main stream grocery stores look at the cheapest way to provide you food and bringing it in from all over the world.  With a local food co-op, such as Eat Local, they try to bring in food from the closest sources (mainly Ontario).   When your food has less......

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50 ITEMS TO CHECK OFF ON YOUR ULTIMATE SUDBURY FALL BUCKET LIST

Our summer bucket list was such a hit, we decided to make it a seasonal thing! Take in the beautiful fall colours from one of our local trails, check out a fall fair or get dressed up for one of the many Halloween events happening in our city. There are so many things to check off your bucket list this season so you may want to get started. Take in the colours at Onaping Falls Give back this year and volunteer at the Elgin Street Mission for Thanksgiving Head to the Fall Fair at Freskiw Farms Take yourself on a......

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Etsy Made in Canada Market
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September 20, 2017

Etsy Made in Canada Market

You may have heard of Makers North and been to one of their events already but we’re extra excited for their newest event this weekend! They are are bringing an Etsy event to Sudbury for the very first time! Etsy Made in Canada Market is taking place this Saturday, September 23rd from 11am-4pm at the Living with Lakes Centre and is the perfect time to check out some amazing local makers and maybe even get a head start on your holiday shopping. The first 50 people will recieve swag bags – and trust us, you’re going to want to......

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RELEASE YOUR INNER SHOWGIRL WITH SUDBURY BURLESQUE’S WORKSHOP SERIES

There’s no denying the Sudbury Burlesque troupe has the art of playful seduction down to a science. But do you ever wonder how they do it? Get a little taste at what it takes to take the stage in this latest installment of Sudbury Burlesque’s new Showgirl Series workshops! These specialty classes will give you an opportunity to learn sultry new dance techniques and an insight into some classic burlesque styles. Best of all there’s no experience needed!  Take you pick of two workshop sessions instructed by the troupes own, Knox Harter, September 30th & October 1st for $25......

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FLURPLES SERVES UP THE TASTIEST STREET SIDE TREATS!

You may not be able to buy happiness, but you can buy ice cream and that is pretty much the same thing! The cutest walk up ice cream window is the newest addition to the vegan clan on Kathleen! Flurples offers non-dairy ice cream AND cookie dough by the scoop – and if that doesn’t have you drooling towards the Donovan, I’m not sure what will! We got the inside scoop about the menu, our curiosity behind the quirky name and an exciting response towards potential Flurples winter-style! 3 cheers for long weekend cones! Open 12-9 today but closed......

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WEIRD AND WONDERFUL THINGS YOU CAN ONLY FIND AT UP HERE 3

It’s that time of the summer again where the weird and wonderful collide leaving behind new mural projects as a year-long reminder. Up Here festival is a celebration of Northern Ontario talent and culture, presenting performers of all genres and inviting you to jump in and immerse yourself in the experience! Part of getting into the festival spirit is allowing your adventurous side come out to play. So on that note, we’ve collected a few ideas for you to check out over the weekend for maximum enjoyment! We’ll be on site all weekend long so make sure you’re dialed......

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