The Art Shack is Ready to Roll!

The Art Shack is a collaborative project between Downtown Carleton Place, the Carleton Place Public Library, and The Town of Carleton Place, and this summer we are so excited to start showcasing incredible local art and artists right in the downtown core! Want to get involved? We are looking for creative people interested in helping us decorate the Art Shack in time for its debut at the Lambs Down Park Festival. Email Kate at k.murray@downtowncarletonplace.com for details! Also, if you’re a Carleton Place artist, poet, musician, or dramatist and you’re interested in showing off your stuff this summer, we’re interested in talking to
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Request for Proposal – Holiday Lighting and Decorating Services

Request for Proposal Downtown Carleton Place Business Improvement Area Holiday Lighting and Decorating Services In Partnership With The Town of Carleton Place May 2018 Proposal Overview Downtown Carleton Place BIA and the Town of Carleton Place would like to ‘wow’ the citizens of Carleton Place and its visitors. We are inviting proposals for the procurement of qualified and competent lighting installation companies to undertake a detailed lighting rental, installation and maintenance program throughout the BIA area and some outside the BIA areas (see Holiday Lighting Map). The intent is to showcase Downtown Carleton Place as the best place to shop
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Outdoor Pianos and Carleton Place Art Shack

The whispers are true, this summer we will be launching TWO outdoor pianos and an Art Shack! The Pianos will be located in and around the BIA. The Art Shack is a collaboration between the Carleton Place Library and the BIA. If you wish to learn more or want to sponsor or be involved, email the office!
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May BIA Board Meeting

  The next Downtown Carleton Place BIA Board of Directors meeting will be on Wednesday, May 9, 2018, at 6:30 pm. at Carambeck Community Centre, 351 Bridge Street.   Please note: Those wishing to address the board should submit a request at least 1 week before the board meeting. Please keep in mind that permission to speak at a specific meeting is subject to agenda planning. Requests may need to be delayed until the next board meeting
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Bites on Bridge Street with The Good Food Tour

Every Thursday & Saturday | 12:00 p.m. | approx. 3 hours The Bites on Bridge Street tour is our newest tour. Carleton Place is growing by leaps and bounds and Bridge Street has developed a very vibrant and diverse restaurant scene. We’ll start at one end of Bridge Street at the Stalwart Brewing Co. Company trying their great thirst quenching beers paired with charcuterie from the local Beckwith Butcher. We don’t have far to go to taste a variety of North Indian delicacies at Sagar Indian Cuisine Carleton Place and then travel westward for some Middle East cuisine at the newest eatery, Taste of
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March BIA Board Meeting

Note: change in date The next Downtown Carleton Place BIA Board of Directors meeting will be on Wednesday, March 28, 2018, at 6:30 pm. at Carambeck Community Centre, 351 Bridge Street.   Please note: Those wishing to address the board should submit a request at least 1 week before the board meeting. Please keep in mind that permission to speak at a specific meeting is subject to agenda planning. Requests may need to be delayed until the next board meeting
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Valentine’s Day in Downtown Carleton Place

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner! What are you doing with that special someone in your life that day? Do you go out for a romantic dinner? Do you stop for a drink and a late night munchies to cap your evening off? Will you bring your loved one flowers, chocolates or another heartfelt gift? However you plan to spend the day, Downtown Carleton Place can help. There is a variety of great dining options for your special evening – from pub fare to fine dining – or the food (and drink) stores that can help you get things
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January Monthly Board Meeting

The next Board meeting of the Downtown Carleton Place Business Improvement Association will be held at the Carambeck Community Center Wednesday January 10, 2017 6:30 to 8:00 p.m Draft Agenda Please Note: Anyone wishing to address the Board must submit their request in writing. The request must include: Topic of the address Length of time required If a board decision is requested, the specific statement of that decision. Acceptance of requests is subject to agenda planning.
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The Golden Ticket Draw

Sunday, November 12 –Sunday, December 3rd As part of the Downtown Chocolate Party, The Granary has organized a Golden Ticket Draw and invite you to participate to win great prizes. This is how it works: When you make a purchase at a participating business you receive a ballot or “golden ticket” signed by that business. You then take the ticket to a second participating business where it can be entered into the draw. A purchase is not required at the second business.  The ballots must be initialed by 2 businesses to qualify. The draw will end on Sunday, Dec 3 ( the day
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One Cold Night – Fundraising Event for Youth Homelessness

IMPORTANT MESSAGE about One Cold Night coming up on Friday, November 17th on Bridge Street!! from Lea D Maurice  “This is a very important event coming up on Friday, November 17th. Please join us in raising awareness for youth homelessness in Lanark County! We will be sleeping outside on Bridge Street! Take a step out of your comfort zone and experience what some of our local youth go through and the struggles they must endure while having no place to go during the cold weather. There are many locals joining in this effort to raise awareness including our Mayor! He accepted our challenge via
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