Guatemala Stove Project Fundraising Dance


Come on out and dance for a great cause! On Friday, November 17, the Guatemala Stove Project is hosting a fundraising dance featuring the talented local band, Under the Covers. This band will have you up on your feet and dancing all night.

This annual fundraiser will feature a silent auction of unique items crafted by local artisans or donated by local businesses.

The Guatemala Stove Project, a volunteer-based organization is continuing its efforts to raise funds for the construction of masonry cook stoves for impoverished, rural Mayan families. Over 6,400 stoves have been built so far creating a lasting legacy for rural families in the western highlands of Guatemala. Consider that a single stove extends the lives of each family member in a household by 10 – 15 years and reduces the amount of firewood needed by half which helps to preserve the country’s precious forests.

The Guatemala Stove Project also supports sustainable-development projects in over a dozen communities and issues micro-loans to indigenous women to start small businesses that will help lift them out of poverty. The Guatemala Stove Project recognizes the importance of education in creating opportunity and hope for the future. It provides scholarships to a number of students who would otherwise not have this opportunity.

You’ve heard about the GSP and maybe you have even made a donation in the past. Now is the time to show your support for the indigenous people in Guatemala. Bring your dancing shoes to the Perth Civitan Club for this fantastic licensed fundraising event! Mark the date on your calendar and get your tickets!

Tickets: $20 at Tickets Please in Perth, on-line at
or at the door.
Civitan Hall doors open at 7 p.m. Under the Covers starts playing at 8 p.m.

For more information, please call 613-267-5202
or check us out at

Town of Perth – November ongoing events 2017

The Marvelous Wonderettes



This smash off-Broadway hit takes you to the 1958 Springfield High School prom where we meet Betty Jean, Cindy Lou, Missy, and Suzy, four girls with hopes and dreams as big as their crinoline skirts! The girls serenade us with over 30 classic ‘50s and ‘60s hits including “Lollipop,” “Dream Lover,” “Mr. Sandman,” and “Respect.” In Act Two, the Wonderettes reunite and perform at their ten-year reunion.

indie women two productions (“community theatre supporting community”) is proud to bring The Marvelous Wonderettes to the Studio Theatre stage: a must-take musical trip down memory lane, and a fundraiser for YAK, Perth and District’s awesome youth centre.

Five-piece orchestra led by Brad Mills.


Dates : Thursday, November 2 to Saturday, November 4, 2017 at 7:30 pm

Saturday, November 4 to Sunday, November 5, 2017 at 2 pm
Address : 63 Gore Street East, Unit 2, K7H 1H8
Contact: Studio Theatre Perth
Phone contact: 613-267-7469


Oscar Movie Night presents “MANCHESTER BY THE SEA”



Studio Theatre Perth presents OSCAR MOVIE NIGHTS. Showtimes 7:30pm start, $10 admission. Tickets available at Studio Theatre Perth.


Dates : Friday, November 10, 2017
Address : 63 Gore St. East, Perth
Contact: Studio Theatre Perth
Phone contact: 613-267-7469


Tara Shannon Live in Concert



Country music recording artist, Tara Shannon, live in concert featuring Wade Foster and special guests Jeff Callery & Arlene Quinn ~ an evening of country music with a bit of folk and a whole lot of soul.

Shannon’s latest album, produced by Hayley McLean, is a fusion of country and contemporary sounds aimed to attract audiences to her sophisticated, soulful musicality. The title of the album originated from a decision Shannon made 20 years ago to put her recording career on hold for her family. After being discovered by Alanis Morissette’s parents, the songstress declined a record deal knowing the timing just wasn’t right as Shannon and her husband were already busy raising their young children – a life that wasn’t conducive to a touring career. Two decades later and with all seven of Shannon’s children now mostly grown, Unfinished is her official and long-awaited comeback to music.

“This Canadian thrush displays plenty of finger-snapping sass on this rollicking, bluesy ‘attitude’ tune (Take This Rock – And Roll)” ~ Robert K Oermann, Music Row Nashville


Dates : Saturday, November 11, 2017
Address : 63 Gore Street East, Perth, Canada
Contact: Studio Theatre Perth
Phone contact: +1 613-267-2350


Natural Health & Wellness Fair



Admission $5.00 plus reading cost.

Enjoy refreshments in the Tea Room. Advanced Ticket Draw for a Free Reading!

(For advanced ticket sales only! … each Psychic will be giving one free reading for the draw. The draw will take place on November 11, 2017 @ 12:00 pm for the free readings.)


Dates : Saturday, November 11, 2017 from 10 am to 6 pm
Contact:  Bonnie Ennis at Perth Civitan Club Psychic or Karen Lindop-Beckwith
Phone contact: 613-267-5088 / 613-259-5517


Perth & District Historical Society Meeting 



On Thursday, November 16, join us for a presentation by Landscape Architect John Stewart, of Perth’s Heritage Canada Main Street Program, on the town’s architectural heritage, and the case for designating Perth as a UNESCO World Heritage Community.


Dates : Thursday, November 16, 2017
Address : Royal Canadian Legion, 26 Beckwith Street, Perth
Contact: David Taylor
Phone contact: 613 264 0094


A Wholesale Marketplace for Local Food in Perth



If you’re a local food producer, wholesale buyer or delivery driver, this session provides an opportunity to learn about FreshSpoke- an innovative local food distribution system. FreshSpoke is designed to grow sales and simplify order, payment and delivery for local food producers and wholesale buyers. FreshSpoke is available for desktop and mobile devices.

FreshSpoke has created quite a buzz since launching its marketing and shared delivery platform in the fall 2016. Now, FreshSpoke is expanding across Ontario.

Find out how FreshSpoke will work for you as a wholesale buyer, local food producer, or delivery driver. Attend this free one hour info session.

Refreshments are available directly after the session. Take this time to let CEO Marcia Woods answer any of your questions. Our mobilization team will also be available on site to register your online shop/ buyer account/ driver account.


Dates : Tuesday, November 21, 2017 from 10 to 11 am
Address : Perth Union Library, 30 Herriott St, Perth, Ontario K7H1T2, Canada
Contact: Fresh Spoke InfoSession
Phone contact: 844.48.FRESH (37374) ext. 212


Perth and District Community Foundation christmas gala

Join the Perth & District Community Foundation for their Annual Christmas Gala taking place on November 24th, 2017 at the Best Western Parkside Inn and Spa.

Perth & District Community Foundation (PDCF)’s Christmas Gala is the perfect kick-off to the holiday season, with the opportunity to mingle with new friends and old. Put on your season’s finery and join your friends for hors d’oeuvres, cocktails, music and laughter. The evening will include both a live and silent auction with the event proceeds going to support the work of the Perth and District Community Foundation.


Dates : Friday, November 24, 2017
Address : Best Western Plus Perth – 82 Peter Street, Perth, ON K7H 1S2


BIA Festival of Good Cheer



A Downtown Heritage Perth VIP Shopping Event!

Register at the Crystal Palace at 10 a.m. to pick up your free VIP Swag bag filled with coupons, promotions and giveaways. During the day, there will be horse drawn wagon rides throughout our heritage downtown. Take advantage of our instore specials, enjoy a delicious dinner in one of our many restaurants and take a stroll under our 10,000 Christmas lights in our downtown.


Dates : Saturday, November 25, 2017
Address : Crystal Palace, Farmers Market, Tay Valley Basin, Perth, ON
Contact: Kari Clarke – BIA Coordinator
Phone contact: 613-264-1190


Christmas craft gift and Sale

$25.00 per table.


Dates : Sunday, November 26, 2017 from 10 am to 3 pm
Contact: Perth Civitan Club – Bonnie Ennis
Phone contact: 613-267-5088


A christmas Story



A Christmas Story premieres at the Studio Theatre on November 30th for seven performances, Nov. 30, Dec. 1 and 8 at 7:30 pm and Dec. 2, 3, 9 and 10 at 2 pm. (PLEASE NOTE: For this production, both Saturday shows are 2 pm matinees.) Advance tickets are $24, and are now available exclusively at Tickets Please in the Matheson House Museum Visitor Centre, 11 Gore St. E. (613 485-6434; which accepts in-store, phone, online and credit card purchases. Tickets are $24 at the Studio Theatre box office on show nights.

SPECIAL CHILDREN’S ADVANCE TICKET PRICE of just $10 for kids under 12. Rush tickets for Students with ID are just $10 at the door, subject to availability. Attend opening night and save $5!

If you’re already familiar with A Christmas Story, you’ll enjoy the Studio Theatre’s fresh take on a classic. And if you haven’t yet discovered it, come see why millions of people love this timeless tale of family and the power of dreams. It could become a favourite part of your Christmas, too.


Dates : Thursday, November 30, 2017
Address : 63 Gore Street East, Unit 2, K7H 1H8
Contact: Studio Theatre Perth
Phone contact: 613-267-7469


Town of Perth – October ongoing events 2017

Perth Farmer’s Market

Vendors will offer items such as locally grown and organic vegetables and fruit (in-season), fresh cut flowers and bedding plants, honey, maple syrup, preserves, baked goods, freezer meat, also craft vendors with jewellery and a wide variety of hand-made items for sale. Stop in at the Piggin’ Out Cafe for a coffee and treat. Occasionally there will be musical entertainment. Market runs 8am to 1pm, every Saturday between Mother’s Day and Thanksgiving weekends.


Dates : Saturday, October 7, 2017 from 8 am to 1 pm
Address : Crystal Palace, 31 Basin Lane
Contact: Sarah MacKenzie, President
Phone contact: 613-284-0578


2017’s Perth Autumn Studio Tour

The Perth Autumn Studio Tour opens its studio doors this Thanksgiving Oct 7-9th, 2017.

Our Tour is 25 this year! Come out to our gorgeous corner of Ontario and celebrate the boundless creativity and beauty our studios will be offering you this Thanksgiving weekend. Be sure to also plan a stop for a DEE-licious lunch at our local Brooke Valley School. Meals made with local ingredients and heart! Proceeds all go to support the school.

21 artists at 6 studio locations just west of Perth, give visitors the opportunity to purchase unique items directly from the makers. Studios are open Saturday – Monday, 10am -5pm. Visit the website for details and a downloadable map

Located within 25 kilometres of picturesque Perth, the Tour showcases one of Eastern Ontario’s finest selections of contemporary fine arts and crafts against a backdrop of Mother Nature at her best. The real heart of the Perth Autumn Studio Tour is of course, the creative process that allows us to produce the work we love. Some studios are able to give demonstrations but many are given over to the studio tour and guest artists so this is not possible.

Dates : Saturday, October 7 to Monday, October 9, 2017
Contact: Riverguild Fine Crafts at 613-267-5237


Perth and District Historical Society – Oscar Movie Night

Frances Rathwell, Archives Lanark Chair, on “The One Room Schools in Lanark County”, the prestigious series with the many stories of the County’s early schools, in Darling & Lavant, Dalhousie Township, Beckwith Township, Pakenham, Ramsay, Lanark Township, Drummond, North Elmsley and Montague Townships.


Dates : Friday, October 13, 2017 from 7:30pm to 9:30 pm
Address : Perth Canadian Legion Hall, 26 Beckwith Street East.
Contact: David Taylor
Phone contact: 613-264-0094


A perfect Likeness

Find out what was happening backstage at our last production. An all-original backstage murder-mystery comedy.


Dates : October 13, 14, 19, 20, 21 at 8 pm and 15, 22 at 2 pm.
Address : 26 Craig Street, Perth, ON
Contact: Website: 






St John High School Yard Sale 2017

Every fall, St. John High School hosts a community YARD SALE at the Crystal Palace in Perth, to raise funds for the annual school trip abroad. On Saturday, October 21st, 2017 there will be serious deals to be had while you support the school’s fundraising efforts. 7am to 3pm.


Dates : Saturday, October 21,2017
Address : Crystal Palace, Perth, ON
Contact: St. John High School in Perth
Phone contact: 613-267-4724




Arlene Quinn : October listening Room

On Sunday, October 22nd, 2017, ARLENE QUINN graces the stage at the Perth Tea Room (Perth Restaurant) for the LISTENING ROOM SERIES October session. Concert begins at 7pm and tickets are $20, available by calling 613-267-7902 (payment is necessary in advance to reserve). Dinner reservations before the show can be made by calling the Perth Restaurant at 613-267-3170. Part of the proceeds will be going to Lanark County Community Justice Program, a worthy program facilitating restorative justice in our area.


Dates : Sunday, October 22, 2017 from 7pm to 10 pm
Address : Perth Tea Room, Perth ON
The Tennants
Phone contact: 613-267-7902



Perth Ghost Walk

Throughout 200 years of the town’s history, the unsettled spirits of Perth refuse to go quietly into that good night until their stories are told. Presented by the Classic Theatre Festival, you can hear their new tales with this family-friendly, hour-long ghost theatrical walk through Perth’s historic streets. It takes place each Thursday at Friday at 7 p.m. in the summertime.

Only 75 tickets per night – get yours early! Can be reserved by calling the Perth Museum at 613-267-1947.
Admission fee is $10 per adult, $5 per child (maximum $25 per family, HST incl). Proceeds from the event will go towards support of the Perth Museum.


Dates : Thursday, October 26 to Friday, October 27, 2017 from 7 pm to 8:30 pm
Address : Perth Museum – 11 Gore St E., Perth ON, K7H 1H4
Contact: 613-267-1947



Perth Civitan Annual STAMPEDE STEAKOUT & DANCE 2017

Menu …. 8oz Striploin Steak, Baked Potato, Baked Beans, Corn on the Cob & Dinner Roll.   Dessert – Apple w/Ice Cream or Cowboy Cupcakes,  Coffee & Tea. Horse Races!   There will be even more *FUN & Giggles* at this year’s horse races. You will have to come out and see for yourself!

Country Dance:  Back by popular demand… The Country Sounds of  * Daisy Duke-Parton*
Contests:  Best Female & Male Country Theme Costume Prize!
Civitan *Hometown Heroes* Award for 2017 will be Announced!


Dates : Saturday October 28, 2017
Address : Perth, ON
Contact: 613-267-2491




Halloween Party at the Crystal Palace

The Perth Civitan Club hosts Halloween at the Crystal Palace on October 31st, 2017 from 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Come for a spooky tour of a classic Halloween Favourite in downtown Perth. Activities are for kids, both young and old.


Dates : Tuesday, October 31, 2017
Address : Crystal Palace, Perth, ON
Contact: 613-267-2491


The Tomorrow Box


The 2017-2018 season begins September 28th with Anne Chislett’s The Tomorrow Box, a funny, heart-warming family comedy-drama about an old married farm couple who still have a thing or two to learn about each other. Ultimately, they discover that finding their own road is the best way to stay together for life. The Tomorrow Box is directed by Carolee Mason.


Date :
Thursday, September 28, to Saturday, September 30,2017 | 7:30 pm


Event location :
63 Gore Street East,
Unit 2, K7H 1H8
Perth, ON


Contact :
Grey Masson or call 613-267-7469

Past and Present 150th Dance


There will be a Past and Present 150th Dance on September 23rd, 2017 at the Stanleyville Hall in Tay Valley Township.

2017 is the 150th Anniversary of Canada’s Confederation, coming just after we celebrated in 2016 the 200th Anniversary of settlement in Tay Valley Township as part of the Perth Military Settlement.

For Canada 150 in Tay Valley Township we have two new Legacy projects – Legacy Cottages and Historic Structures – as well as celebration events for everyone to enjoy.

A small Working Group of dedicated volunteers is coordinating the celebrations. If you are interested in helping at one event or for the year, please join us!


Date :
Saturday, September 23, 2017


Event location :
Bridget Vincent Mary Hall
844 Stanley Road,
Perth, ON K7H 3C5


Contact :
Planner: Noelle Reeve

Cyclosportif Perth – Cycle Tour


Come join hundreds of cyclists on the roads in, around and between Perth, Murphy’s Point, Portland, and Westport.

Cyclosportif Perth – Cycle Tour will be taking place on September 23rd, 2017, starting at the Perth Lions Club.

The Perth area is a beautiful and well kept secret for cycling. Maybe surprisingly, the area also has a tremendous network of dirt roads and trails on which to ride. These routes can be used to cut across some of the busier paved roads. They also tend to go in areas not normally seen on two wheels. Some of the best riding can be found on these routes, and this is your chance to check them out!

Cyclosportive Perth is not a race–there will be no results and no timed sections. You can go hard if you want, or you can simply take your time and enjoy the scenery.

We’ve got something for most everyone, from “The Roadie 100k” to “The Roadie Century” to the even more adventurous folks who like a bit of dirt and gravel with “The Dirty Version”–118k on a mix of paved and dirt roads.

Come and explore this great area on two wheels. There is so much to see.

Saturday, September 23, 2017 | all day


Event location :
Perth Lions Club
Halton Street,
Perth, ON K7H 3M6


Contact :
Rick Hellard
Phone contact: 613-290-3238

Perth & District Historical Society Meeting


Perth & District Historical Society Meetings are open to the public and are held on the third Thursday of each month, at 7:30 pm, at the Perth Canadian Legion Hall, 26 Beckwith Street East. A voluntary “Toonie Fee” (donation) is suggested for each meeting.


P&DHS Meeting, Perth Legion: Anne Raina, author of Clara’s Rib: A true story of a young girl growing up in a Tuberculosis Hospital, presents her book on Clara’s life in ‘the San’ in Ottawa from her arrival as a pre-teen to her departure as a young woman. in her mid-twenties

Perth & District Historical Society Meetings will take place on September 21st, October 19th & Novembver 16th, 2017 at the Perth Legion.


Date :
September 21, 2017 | 7:30 pm


Event location :
Perth Legion
26 Beckwith Street East,
Perth, ON K7H 1B5


Contact :

Perth’s Terry fox Run


The Terry Fox Run in Perth will be taking place on September 17th, 2017. The Terry Fox Run is a non-competitive event where people get together as individuals, families, and groups to raise money for cancer research in Terry’s name. It is a day of celebrating Terry’s legacy and helping to keep alive his dream of finding a cure for cancer.

For further information or to make a donation, please visit: and click on “Terry Fox Run” to find the Perth Run Site.


Date :
Sunday, September 17, 2017 | all day


Event location :
Perth, ON


Contact :
For further information or to make a donation, please visit: Terry fox Run

Golf Fundraiser for Cory Lamont


As many of you know Cory Lamont has suffered from a traumatic brain injury and is currently still in the hospital. On September 15, 2017 his family and close friends will be holding a golf fundraiser at Perth golf course. Teams will be in groups of four $100 per person or $380 to register as a foursome.

Come out, have fun, laugh and have a great time in the name of Cory. All funds raised will be going towards Cory’s future care.


Date :
Friday, September 15, 2017 @ 1 pm


Event location :
Perth Golf Course,
141 Peter Street,
Perth, ON, Canada


Contact :
Stuart Johnston or Shawn Lamont

Concerts By Traditional Flamenco Duo


Their concerts of traditional flamenco have captivated audiences not only in parts of the world where flamenco music has its roots – India, the Middle East and Europe – but have taken Marta and Richard as singer and guitarist to countries not usually associated with flamenco, such as Albania and Belize.

Flamenco in Canada too is increasingly popular, and while Marta and Richard normally appear as a flamenco duo, they at times accompany dancers. Both from musical backgrounds, they were married in 1989, began to perform together soon afterwards and now live in Ontario.

They have performed in Festivals as the Northern Flamenco Festival, St. Petersburg, Russia; International Guitar Festival, Bute, Scotland; SimFest film festival , Tirgu Mures, Romania; Festival of Art and Music, Brasov, Romania; Multi-cultural Festival, Berat, Albania; Inter-cultural Festival, Budapest, Hungary; Hudson Music Festival, Quebec and Rhythmfest, Barrie, Ontario.

Tickets at the door or from Shadowfax, 67 Foster Street, Perth.


Date :
Friday, September 8, 2017 | 7:30 pm


Event location :
The Studio Theatre Perth,
63 Gore Streat East,
Perth ON


Contact :
Phone contact: 613 267 6817