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They only come out at night

They only come out at night
Photo Albums

Skyway Bridge: Dave Tugwood East Lake: Shannon Bisnaire Feeling at home in The County: Deborah Findlay Stargazing in the dark skies Chuckery Hill: Juanita McMahon Cement plant : Juanita McMahon Lake freighter off Cressy lakeside Fireworks at Wellington beach Canada Day celebrations Lighting up the sparklers Amelia's garden at Waring House The iconic Mustang Drive-In Campfires at the beach Moonlight dips Moonlight on the beach The magic of fireflies Milford Millpond: Juanita McMahon Picton Harbour: The Great Waterway Mouth of Black River: Juanita McMahon Point Petre: Juanita McMahon Whoooot Nocturnal rascals Point Petre: Juanita McMahon Dancing to The Reasons PEC Jazz Festival The Regent Theatre in Picton Festival Players summer theatre Stache on Main in Wellington Hayloft Dance Hall Historic Crystal Palace in Picton Midway at Picton Fair Festival of Lights: Phil Norton Jack-o-lantern time of year Zombie walk in Picton Halloween costumes & treats Bloomfield Night Parade: Steve Davies Bloomfield Night Parade: Steve Davies Santa Claus at Bloomfield Parade Christmas lights in Bloomfield: Jaime King Wellington Christmas Caroling Wellington Sparkles Night snowshoeing at Three Dog Winery

There is a magical quality to night time. The County’s rural nightlife is very different than urban areas. In the country, darkness is darker, the cicadas are the night music, and fireflies are the flickering lights in the distance. The night lights are brighter in our towns and villages, where you can enjoy live music, movies, theatre … This week when I found myself humming “We Only Come Out at Night”, it occurred to me that I had accumulated lots of County “nightlife” photos that should be shared — hope you enjoy them!

If you have County “nightlife” photos you’d like to share, send me an email at [email protected]

Acquainted with the Night

I have been one acquainted with the night.
I have walked out in rain—and back in rain.
I have outwalked the furthest city light.

I have looked down the saddest city lane.
I have passed by the watchman on his beat
And dropped my eyes, unwilling to explain.

I have stood still and stopped the sound of feet
When far away an interrupted cry
Came over houses from another street,

But not to call me back or say good-bye;
And further still at an unearthly height,
One luminary clock against the sky

Proclaimed the time was neither wrong nor right
I have been one acquainted with the night.

— Robert Frost

Music: Cover “We Only Come Out at Night” by Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness. More songs at www.myspace.com/esscapee

About Anne (Bongard) VanVlack

Anne is a passionate promoter for Prince Edward County, you'll often see her around The County with camera in hand. Anne has curated the prince-edward-county.com website since 1996, having received numerous awards and recognitions for rural economic development during that time. Anne also enjoys conducting winery tours, it's a wonderful opportunity to meet visitors and to chat with local business owners. Contact Anne at [email protected]
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