Candle Making Open Studio

dipped candle 2Join us at the Jackalope Farm and Eco-Art Studio on October 25th from 10 am to noon for our candle making workshop.  We’ll be making hand dipped candles with bees wax. Each participant will make 2 candles.  We will also decorate them with coloured wax.

Cost is $15 per person.  Individual children, adults, families or groups of friends welcome. Please call ahead to reserve a spot. If this time slot doesn’t work for you consider booking a group activity with friends or family. You can choose from variety of art and craft activities.

Check out our weekly Open Studio runs from 10 am to noon.  This is a great time to come and try out a new technique or medium.  Individuals and groups always welcome.

School visits and fundraising activities are also available.

Film Night International

ID-100120294Film Night International presents a special showing of THE PAST, on Thursday, October 9th, 2014 at Full Circle Theatre in Perth, with shows at 2pm and 7pm.

There will also be a preview of THE GRAND SEDUCTION, on Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 at the Full Circle Theatre, with show times at 2pm and 7pm.

The Full Circle Theatre is located at 26 Craig St. in Perth. A pass is $40.

For more information please see the website at

Mark Twain’s Patent Scrapbook

theatreBarn Door Productions presents MARK TWAIN’S PATENT SCRAPBOOK: the wit, wisdom and writings of Samuel L. Clemens.

The show runs October 17, 18, 23, 24, 25, at 8pm, and October 19, 26 at 2pm, at The Full Circle Theatre, 26 Craig St., Perth.

Performances by David Jacklin; A splendid orchestra is in town but has not been engaged. Magnificent fireworks were contemplated, but the idea has been abandoned. A grand torchlight procession may be expected; in fact, the public may expect whatever they please.

For tickets please call 613-267-1884; $20 reserved; $22 at the door; $10 students, cash requested. Visit or call 613-267-1884 for more information.

Perth Historical Society- Perth’s Shoe Making History

0C6BE224-FD96-458D-A017-8C57DB08B373Museum2John McKenty unveils his latest book, ‘St. Crispin’s Legacy; Shoemaking in Perth, Ontario, 1834-2014′, the story of how an old-time industry had a far-reaching economic and social impact on the town of Perth for over 180 years.

Join us on Thursday, October 16, at the Royal Canadian Legion located at, 26 Beckwith St. E., Perth from 7:30pm to listen to John McKenty speak on our local heritage and interesting historical insights (more information – 613-264 0094; )

John’s book launch is on Friday, October 18 at the Perth Museum from 1-4pm.

Perth Autumn Studio Tour

ID-10010495The Perth AUTUMN STUDIO TOUR takes place this October 11, 12, 13, 2014. 24 artisans and vendors will participate, opening their studios for tours over the Thanksgiving weekend. All exhibited work is for sale.

For details about the artisans visit the website at

There will be a draw for a grand prize, a Harvest Lunch at Brooke Valley School, Fieldwork located across from Studio 2, and the continuation of the Empty Bowls Project, among many other features.

Call RiverGuild for further info at 613-267-5237.

Thanks Giving Dinner Theatre

theatreOn Saturday, October 11th, 2014 Heritage Mica Days will once again present their THANKSGIVING DINNER THEATRE at Murphys Point Provincial Park.

Imagine yourself as part of an intimate group of 24 people, following a trail to the Silver Queen Mine in the company of character actors. The script of Dave Lally Cooks a Turkey tells the adventures of the Lally Family, original homesteaders in the Murphys Point area, with a lot of truth and a whole lot of whimsy.

Tickets are $75 per person and must be purchased in advance (price includes all gratuities and vehicle entry fees). Purchase four tickets at one time for a special price of $255 (a 15% savings). Tickets are available securely online at or by calling Beth at 613-267-5340.

Please note that it is about a 2km return trip walk from the parking area to the Silver Queen Mine, and the trail is NOT barrier free. Dogs are not permitted at this event.

Green Drinks

coldwell-banker-perthTuesday, October 7th, 2014 beginning at 5:30pm at Around The Corner, GREEN DRINKS will host Chris Weissflog who will speak about 0-Carbon. For more information: Everyone is welcome to drop in. 

Young at Heart Cooking Group

Dinner platesJoin the heart healthy cooking group and learn recipes that are not only delicious, but life saving. Eat right and live long with your family and new friends from Young at Heart.

The group meets every Thursday from 9:30am-12:00pm at The Table Community Food Centre (190 Gore St. E., Perth). New meal ideas, old favourites, easy and inexpensive ways to cook nutritious meals.

For more information: Tanya James at 613-267-6428 Ext. 6 or

Apple Pie Social

ID-1006547September 28 from 1:30-4:30pm the North Lanark Regional Museum will be hosting an Apple Pie Social. This event features apple pie, ice cream, tea & coffee. Tickets $8.00

We hope to see you there! For more information visit the North Lanark Regional Museum’s website.

Sister City Heritage Ball

ID-100208272On the last Saturday in September of every year, the Sister City Committee hosts the annual Black-tie Heritage Ball in Carleton Place! This year the event lands on September 27. The Sister City Heritage ball is considered the “Social Event of the Year”. The evening includes jaw dropping decorations keeping with the theme of the year, dinner, dancing and entertainment.

Tickets are $150 each and include a gourmet meal, dancing and entertainment, and proceeds go towards the Sister City High School Student Exchange Program.

For more information call 613-257-3822 or visit