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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CRATER CONVERSATIONS EP 1 – MORGAN MCKEE & LAUREN PILEGGI

Welcome to the very first edition of Crater Conversations, our new weekly show live on CKLU! So, what exactly is the show all about? Join your host Crater co-founder Jess each week as we sit down with a local guest, we’ll talk about their projects, their passions, and the things they love about our little rock town! We’ll be sitting down with performers, entrepreneurs, community leaders – really anyone with a story. Personal anecdotes, first inspirations, childhood follies, who knows where this will take us but we can’t wait to find out!  Can’t catch the show on air? No......

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Trendsetter Thursday: Fall Trends II

Welcome to Our Crater’s Trendsetter Thursday microblog! Here we show you our favourite looks and styles and give you some of our top fashion tips and tricks. Today’s look: Fall Trends (part 2) In our last post, I tried to create a look that was functional for fall, without layering on tons of knits and scarves (because I can’t let go of summer just yet). This time around, I have found another piece that is the perfect transition for those chilly days ahead! Trend #1: The Updated Shirt Dress Flannel: everyone’s favourite autumn fabric. I’d be lying if I......

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Local Filmmakers Spotlight: Aaron Martini

As many of us know, northern Ontario is a hotspot for local film and production. We had the chance to interview Aaron Martini, a finalist (and winner!) in the Cinéfest Sudbury CTV Best in Shorts competition about his passion for filmmaking. Read his interview with Our Crater to find out about his latest short films Future Sick, This is Where We Disappear, and his advice for other young creators! Can you tell us a little bit about your projects Future Sick and This is Where We Disappear? Where did the idea to create these videos come from? This Is......

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Get Involved: Lockerby Kids Caring for Kids Cancer Drive

On October 26th, 2017, Lockerby Composite School will be hosting their annual Kids Caring For Kids Cancer Drive! Students will be canvassing the Greater Sudbury Area to raise funds for the Northern Cancer Foundation and Sudbury’s pediatric cancer care center. This great charity fundraiser began nearly 22 years ago; we talked to Lockerby student and committee co-chair Mia Jensen about the history of the Cancer Drive and how our whole community can get involved this year! Can you tell us a little bit about the Lockerby Kids Caring for Kids Cancer Drive? When was it founded, and why? Lockerby......

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CRATER CONVERSATIONS – WHAT’S THE DEAL?

Its no secret that we’ve got a big ol’ crush on Sudbury over here at Our Crater! We love showing off all the amazing businesses, exciting events and sharing some of our favourite views. But we gotta say the thing we love the most are the people! Sure every community has a few stand-out characters, but we’re not talking about just any city, we’re talking about our city and we want to tell the stories of the people that make Sudbury great. Often over looked and discredited as a Northern town we’ve always aimed to paint a more vivid......

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Trendsetter Thursday: Fall Trends I

Welcome to Our Crater’s Trendsetter Thursday microblog! Here we show you our favourite looks and styles and give you some of our top fashion tips and tricks. Today’s look: Fall Trends (part 1) I don’t know about you, but I’m desperately trying to hang on to my lighter clothes as long as I can! We all know that winter in northern Ontario can be brutal (and lengthy), so I’ve decided to put together an outfit based on my favourite autumn styles that are both warm and functional. Fall Trend 1: Olive Overcoats What I love about this overcoat is......

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Travel Tips: 24 Hours in Nice

The French Riviera, more specifically Nice, has made my favorite places in the world list. Unfortunately, my travel buddy and I only had 1 day to spend there (rookie mistake). Here’s what made our séjour so memorable: One hour boat cruise of Villefranche sur mer A yacht tour in Nice is an absolute must. The area boasts an incredible coastline that will wow any tourist. Villefranche Bay, once an active fishing village, still retains its pastel-colored villas nestled in a beautiful mountain range. The Bay contains historic buildings such as the Saint-Elme Citadel, built in the 16th century to protect......

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LATITUDE 46 PUBLISHING: Surviving Stutthof

Last month, Latitude 46 Publishing hosted a book launch event where they introduced the five novels they will be releasing this fall. We had the chance to speak with each of these authors and find out more about their novels, their inspirations and any tips they might have for potential authors. Today we’re sharing our interview with Liisa Kovala, author of Surviving Stutthof: My father’s memories behind the Death Gate Tell us a bit more about Surviving Stutthof: My father’s memories behind the Death Gate. My father, Aarne Kovala, was a sixteen-year-old Finnish merchant marine when his ship was detained in Danzig,......

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WHEN RAVEN BECAME SPIDER IS A POP ART EXPLOSION

The Art Gallery of Sudbury always has something new in store for visitors and this time around art lovers can look forward to one of the most colourful exhibits of the season! When Raven Became Spider is collaborative exhibition featuring six Indigenous artists fusing graphic novel styles with traditional and modern cultural symbolism. The first thing you’ll notice upon walking into the gallery is the colours! Flashes of colour on the gallery walls plays up the pulp style often associated with pop art. Check out the exhibit for yourself until October 28th. The name of the exhibition When Raven......

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