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Sponsors + Supporters

We are grateful for the generous support of our sponsors, community supporters, and federal, regional, and local governments. To sponsor the festival or donate to our "Get it Done! Fund", contact us.

Our Host

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Thank you to The Lodge on Amherst Island for hosting our 2019 Festival!

A place where writers, musicians, artists and others can share their talents and where anyone can gather to learn, reflect and enjoy their surroundings. The Lodge offers gracious accommodation plus varied spaces for large and small group events (including workshops/instruction). There are many spaces to rest, read or work. The Lodge can provide overnight accommodation for up to 25 people. Holiday gatherings, workshops and getaway weekends are better at the Lodge.

Our Sponsors

Thank you to our Site + Build Sponsors!

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Our Supporters

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Thanks to The Back Kitchen for catering meals for our wallers and volunteers and supporting our local food and agriculture program.


The Back Kitchen (incorporated as the Amherst Island Community Cafe) is Amherst Island’s volunteer managed restaurant that serves great quality food, supports local growers and businesses, hires and trains local students and promotes and hosts local events. The Back Kitchen exists to foster the Amherst Island community.


Thanks to MacKinnon Brothers Brewing for supporting our hospitality and local agriculture program.

MacKinnon Brothers Brewing Co. is located on a bicentennial family farm, just outside of Kingston, Ontario. with over 200 years of farming heritage behind us, we use the hops, wheat and barley grown right here on our farm to brew beer which is emboldened with the unique character of rural Canada. we do this so beer patrons everywhere can share in the taste and tradition of our farm.

Thanks to Amherst Island Agricultural Society, CJAI Amherst Island's Radio Station, and the Amherst Island Public School.


Government Supporters

Thank you so much for your support!


Loyalist Township is a growing community of 15,000+ people situated on the north shore of Lake Ontario between the Town of Greater Napanee and the City of Kingston.  The Township is a blend of rural and urban areas with a number of smaller hamlets throughout, including its very own island community, accessible by ferry.


The County of Lennox & Addington in Eastern Ontario stretches from Lake Ontario to the rugged, rocky terrain of the Canadian Shield. The  2,777 square kilometre County  is 130 kilometres long and is neighbour to Renfrew, Hastings, Prince Edward and Frontenac Counties. 


From the United Empire Loyalist settlers to the American and European pioneers, the County has a rich past and offers you a chance to explore on your own among some of Canada’s oldest genealogical archives.


Close to  nearly one-third of North America’s population, the economic outlook is bright in Lennox and Addington. A mix of farmland, open spaces, forests, and lakes provides a foundation for new business ventures, while stable, thriving communities offer an enticing home.

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