Author Archive | Pat O'Connor

Jun
24

It’s Here At Last!

Posted by Pat O'Connor

Optimism works!!  Keeping an open and positive mindset is what you need to do when the weather is your Guarantor!  This weekend promises to be extraordinary where Mother Nature is concerned.  Hot… Hot…Hot… and Sunshine Galore!!  She is really making up for last year’s rainstorms.  Well we have arrived…in just a few short hours…tents will  ...read more

Jun
16

JAM IS ONE WEEK AWAY!

Posted by Pat O'Connor

A week tomorrow, we will be coming alive with activity on Old Kingston Road starting at noon.  Volunteers are standing by to help prepare the street for the Best Street Festival this Summer!  The music kicks off in the evening, but it takes a lot of work to get everything ready.  There is still time  ...read more

Jun
06

Just the Facts Ma’am!

Posted by Pat O'Connor

Been reading up on all the bands and their bios, history, genres and set lists.  Trouble is…so many to choose from  How to decide ?? Perhaps a little sample of each is in order…same for the food trucks and restaurants that will be selling all that great food.  Try a little of this, sample a  ...read more

Jun
05

Band Line up looks Amazing

Posted by Pat O'Connor

It’s been such a blast reading up on all the bands who will be performing at JAM. The only problem will be trying to decide who to watch.  Being a huge fan of homegrown talent, I support live music and encourage everyone to get out there and follow your favorites while you can, take the  ...read more

Jun
02

Spiros Fashions Gives Back!!

Posted by Pat O'Connor

Great news!!  Spiros is hosting a great event this coming weekend for a Great Cause….to help fight AUTISM!.  Come by Old Kingston Road and see their amazing Trunk Sale, pick up some great new pieces of top quality fashion wear and see why they have lasted so long in their quaint little shoppe.  It’s all  ...read more

May
31

Global News is on Board!

Posted by Pat O'Connor

 I know Right??  GLOBAL NEWS will be on sight at JAM broadcasting LIVE throughout the weekend.  Watch for news casts leading up to JAM as well!!  This amazing Sponsorship is incredible and so exciting.  Thanks GLOBAL NEWS for your generous contribution and support of our Festival.  WE LOVE GLOBAL NEWS!

May
23

Kris Barclay

Posted by Pat O'Connor

  PVCE is very proud to announce that Kris Barclay will be performing this year on Saturday and Sunday afternoon. Get down to the Village early, you don’t want to miss this amazing artist! Check the Band page for details on times and locations of all of our performers.

May
08

Ellen G’s Hair Salon at the Heart of JAM

Posted by Pat O'Connor

Ellen Vieten is proud to be a Volunteer Board Member of Pickering Village Community Events and even offers her salon for our JAM Meetings!  Ellen G Hair Salon is always a big part of JAM, first with offering kids FREE hair extensions and lately with their incredible up beat and exciting Hair Fashion Shows, bringing  ...read more

May
02

Opening Ceremonies!!

Posted by Pat O'Connor

It’s confirmed….Ajax’s Mayor Steve Parish, MPP Joe Dickson and brand new to Pickering Village, our Liberal candidate Mark Holland will all be at the Opening Ceremonies on Saturday June 25th, at 2:00 pm.  Yes the fun starts on the Friday night…but we plan to kick off the Saturday festival with a little extra class from  ...read more

Apr
28

Here’s a Sneak Peek…..

Posted by Pat O'Connor

Check out this amazing band.  Project Phoenix!!  We are bringing top notch performers for your enjoyment.  Not that I’m rushing May…but come on June!!!   https://www.facebook.com/pickeringvillagejamfest.ca/photos_stream?tab=photos