Big Night - Silent Action
As the helicopter lifts off from the helipad, you are about to experience views of the Niagara River, mist, parklands and the Canadian Horseshoe Falls like no view from earth. Here’s a chance for 2 of you, sharing with 2 others, to see what you won’t forget easily. Take a deep breath…for the ride of your life!
Lafite is one of 4 wine producing Châteaux of Bordeaux, and a consistent producer of one of the world’s most expensive red wines across all vintages. Château Lafite Rothschild’s second wine, Carruades de Lafite presents similar characteristics to the Grand Vin, but with its own personality linked to a higher proportion of Merlot. The name comes from the Carruades plateau, a group of plots acquired in1845 just next to the vines on the Château hilltop.
“The Young Guitarist” is set in the Els Quatre Gats Restaurant in Barcelona, a famously popular meeting place for artists of the modernist period, like Picasso (see image on wall). Dr. Ron Clavier is an internationally renowned clinical psychologist and educator whose Doctoral research focused on helping families deal with the adolescent and young adult years and the medical and social consequences of substance abuse.
The Post Office is a destination store in a beautifully restored heritage building in Thorold offering an eclectic mix of ethically made clothing, gifts and accessories for women. Use your gift certificate for a one-of-a-kind gift . Then add something from your gift bag filled with hand-made paper products from tags to journals, all from Figg Street, for a unique gift you’ll be proud to present.
A Robbie Burns Cocktail Party for 25 of your nearest and dearest is, of course, best served at your home on or near the Bard’s Birthday, January 25. Includes great Scottish fare like salmon bellies, gypsie pie, haggis and the ever mandatory wee dram of Scotch, prepared and served by the MacTays (Mactaggarts and Taylors).
This hilariously delightful framed print by English born Sam Toft of one of her favourite little dogs, Dora, is reminiscent of her favourite film “Dirty Dancing”, the lyrics of which frame the print. Her eccentric works are published as whimsical cards, invitations and even limited edition prints. A smile is never far away.
Sarie Marais chairs, sculptures, clay and metal jewellery are as familiar here as they are in the National Arts Centre in Ottawa. Her unique works have been displayed from the Art Gallery of Toronto to the Netherlands. But, since her artistry can never be duplicated and she has retired from metal sculpting, her chairs are in high demand and limited supply. Here is your last chance to get an original Sarie Marais chair before they are all gone.
Friday July 21, or Friday July 28, come for the Folk Music, then go to The Old Winery Restaurant for dinner. Includes 4 concert tickets to Music at the Market plus $100 Gift Certificate from The Old Winery. Friday, July 21 hear Scotch Mary, Friday July 28, The Fitzgeralds. Reservation required for dinner.
Vintage Hotels invites you to dinner for two at their signature restaurant, Escabèche. Then, you still have another gift certificate, only this one for $500 to spend anywhere, anytime you want…No strings attached.
Paddle Niagara to NOTL Golf Club’s 4th hole, with a 1 hour lesson for 6 of you. Zoom through Niagara for 3 hours on 2 bikes with helmets, water and snacks. Ride the Sentineal Carriage for 4 of you through Old Town. Wait, there’s more! Exercise – or not – for 3 months at White Oaks Resort with full access to the Club and all amenities, and your choice of two 30 minutes of personal training, private yoga or pilates. Whew!!!
It’s a shimmering jewel waiting to be gifted. Using Murano glass, internationally acclaimed local artist, Marilyn, forms each bead by torch melting and shaping it, hand crafting the intricate sterling silver chain formation, and including pearls, malachite, lapis and carnelian. There is no necklace like it anywhere.
Since his retirement in 2009, David Hemmings has written countless books on the history of local events and people (three of which are included here). But he also can tell you something about you and your personal history. He will do a “geneology” consultation for two of you so you have a better idea of exactly who you are and, perhaps, if you are already part of history.
These two VQA wines, the Lailey 2010 Cabernet Franc and the Lailey 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon, from the Lailey private cellar, are what happens when good wine making techniques, careful vineyard management and mother nature demonstrate their all out efforts. Ready to drink. Decant one hour before serving.
Included: a ticket voucher for two to any movie in The Film House, the newest and only licensed cinema in the Niagara Region.
Includes a gift certificate for four of you to enjoy Afternoon Tea at McFarland House before you set off with admission passes to the Laura Secord Homestead, the Mackenzie Printery, Old Fort Erie, Niagara’s Fury, the Butterfly Conservatory, the Journey Behind the Falls, the Whirlpool Aero Car, The White Water Walk, the Floral Showhouse. Also includes a 1-day pass on the WEGO “green line” within Niagara Falls, and pass to the Falls Incline Railway.
From Jackson-Triggs Winery, a VIP tour and tasting for up to 10 people. From Big Head Winery, “The Biggest Tasting”: A blind wine tasting of 10 different wines for 4 of you, accompanied by cheese and crackers. Plus 2 bottles of Big Head wine to take home. From Stratus Vineyard, a bottle of Stratus 2008 Red and Stratus 2012 Merlot to take home now.
Four seasons of the year you can be the recipient of a masterpiece arrangement of seasonal flowers inspired by the creative hands of local floral designer, Marsha Howe. After something for the eyes and nose, what could be more appropriate than something for the eyes, nose and taste buds…a fresh-from-the- oven pie each season from Jason Day.