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Town of Perth – October ongoing events 2018

Perth Autumn Studio Tour

 

The one and only PERTH AUTUMN STUDIO TOUR returns to Perth this Thanksgiving weekend, Saturday, Sunday and Monday October 6, 7 and 8, 2018. Eight inspiring studios, 33 makers, craftspeople and artists – many of whom are new! Studios are open daily 10am to 5pm. Visit the website for complete details and a downloadable map or call Riverguild Fine Crafts.

 

Date :

Saturday, October 6, to Monday, October 8, 2018 | 10am to 5pm

Event location :

Perth, ON

Contact :

Riverguild Fine Crafts or call 613-267-5237

E-mail: rita@redner.ca – Website: http://www.perthstudiotour.com

 

 

 

 

 

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Perth Farmer’s Market

 

 

The PERTH FARMERS’ MARKET opens for business on Saturday, May 12th, 2018. It operates from 8am to 1pm, every Saturday between Mother’s Day and Thanksgiving weekends. Vendors will have local, organic and in-season fruit and vegetables, , as well as flowers and bedding plants, honey, maple syrup, preserves, baking, ready-to-eat food items and freezer meat. Crafters will provide a variety of local, handmade items inside the Palace. Enjoy breakfast in the Basin beside the Tay River. Entertainment on special weekends.

 

Date :

Saturday, October 6, 13, 20, 27, 2018 | 8am to 1pm

Event location :
Perth, ON, Canada

Contact :
Sarah MacKenzie, President
Phone contact: 613-284-0578
e-mail: sarebmac@gmail.com
Website: www.perthfarmersmarket.ca

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The Bookshop

 

 

WEDNESDAY, October 10, 2018, at either 2:00 or 7:00, FULL CIRCLE THEATRE, PERTH or
THURSDAY, October 11, 2018 at either 2:00 or 7:00, STATION THEATRE, SMITHS FALLS

England, 1959. A free-spirited widow risks everything to open a bookshop in a conservative East Anglian coastal town. While bringing about a surprising cultural awakening, she earns the polite but ruthless opposition of a local grand dame and the support and affection of a reclusive book loving widower. Based on Penelope Fitzgerald’s acclaimed novel and starring Emily Mortimer, Patricia Clarkson and Bill Nighy.

 

Date :

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Event location :

Full Circle Theatre, Perth, ON

Contact :

http://filmnightinternational.blogspot.com/

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Queen Milli of Galt

 

 

Did Edward VIII really marry a small-town Ontario schoolteacher in 1919?

There is a roadside graveyard near Galt, Ontario, part of what is now the municipality of Cambridge, on the Grand River near Waterloo. The cemetery is like hundreds of burial grounds in rural Ontario — hushed, historic, fascinating. But this particular site holds a clue, literally etched in stone, to a hundred-year-old mystery.

Inscribed on the monument of Millicent Milroy, a quiet local schoolteacher who died in 1984, are the words “Millicent Milroy, daughter of James and Helen Jane Milroy, Wife of Edward (VIII), Duke of Windsor, 1894 – 1972.”

“It is a historic fact that the Prince of Wales, Edward VIII, visited Galt in 1919, and that Millicent Milroy met him during his royal tour. That’s really where the evidence trail ends,” says Carolee. “But for more than 60 years, Millicent, a sober, upstanding community figure, repeated her story with such clear-eyed conviction that it can’t simply be dismissed. Queen Milli of Galt imagines her romance with the dashing Edward, and how their relationship may have unfolded.”

 

Date :

October 11, 12, 13, 19 & 20, 2018

Event location :

Studio Theatre Perth, Perth ON

Contact :

63 Gore Street East, Unit 2 –
Perth, ON K7H 1H8 – Tel: 613-267-7469
enquiries@studiotheatreperth.com
https://www.studiotheatreperth.com

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Perth’s Annual Awards Gala

 

 

The Chambers 2018 Annual Awards Gala is on October 18th at Codes Mill.This year’s entertainer is Kevin Smith. The theme is Mardi Gras and will begin at 5pm with Social Hour. The Annual Dinner & Awards Gala highlights the achievements and growth that has been exhibited by local business owners.

SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR 2017 EVENT SUPPORTERS:

PERTH COURIER

VALLEY HEARTLAND CFDC

LANARK LEEDS HOME BUILDERS ASSOC

TOWN OF PERTH

CAROLINA COURTS RETIREMENT SUITES

MIKE FAIR CHEV BUICK GMC CADILLAC

OMYA

CARLETON PLACE TERRACE BY SYMPHONY SENIOR LIVING

Fees/Admission: $80 or $640 per table (+hst)

 

Date :

Thursday, October 18, 2018 | 5-9pm

Event location :

Codes Mill, Perth ON

Contact :

welcome@perthchamber.com

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FRANKENSTEIN: It’s Alive….With Orchestra!

 

 

On Friday, October 19th, 2018 from 7:30-9:30 in the Mason Theatre at P&DCI. The 1931 Universal Studio’s “Frankenstein” starring Boris Karloff was produced without a musical background. American composer Michael Shapiro wrote a 70-minute score which will be performed under the dialogue of the film, by the RIDEAU LAKES ORCHESTRA. For modern day movie goers, Shapiro’s haunting music makes a significant impact by adding more emotion to an already dramatic film.

The Ontario premiere of FRANKENSTEIN: It’s Alive…..With Orchestra! Doors open at 6:45pm, tickets available only at the door, Adults $20, students 17 and under $12.

The Rideau Lakes Orchestra, formerly known as Symphonium, has a strong connection with Perth and its area, having performed at the Stewart Park Festival, St Paul’s Church and local high schools. Members of the orchestra hail from Perth and the Ottawa Valley. They are professional musicians, each with a wide range of experience performing in orchestras, military bands and chamber groups. Using both acoustic and electronic instruments, the RLO plays a repertoire as distinctive as its instrumentation. The RLO performed its very first concert at St. James Anglican Church on April 17, 2016.

 

Date :

Friday, October 19, 2018 | 7:30pm – 9pm

Event location :

Perth, ON

Contact :

Rideau Lakes Orchestra – www.rlorchestra.com

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Film Night International presents “The Insult ”

 

 

WEDNESDAY, October 24, 2018 at either 2:00 or 7:00, FULL CIRCLE THEATRE, PERTH or THURSDAY, October 25, 2018 at either 2:00 or 7:00, STATION THEATRE, SMITHS FALLS.
In today’s Beirut, a civilian dispute blown out of proportion finds a Lebanese Christian, and a Palestinian refugee, facing off in court. As the media circus surrounding the case threatens a social explosion in divided Lebanon, the two men reconsider their values and beliefs as revelations of trauma complicate their understanding of one another.

 

Date :

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 @ 2pm or 7pm

Event location :

Perth, ON

Contact :

http://filmnightinternational.blogspot.com/

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Annual Perth Ghost Walk

 

 

Hosted by the Perth Museum, the ANNUAL PERTH GHOST WALK takes place on two nights: Thursday and Friday, October 25th and 26th, 2018. The Walk begins at 7pm at the Perth Museum (11 Gore St. East), and makes it way through the streets of Perth with Host Susan McDougall. Only 75 tickets per night – get yours before they sell out! Tickets can be reserved by calling the Perth Museum at 613-267-1947. Tickets are $10 per adult and $5 per child (Max $25 per family, HST included). Proceeds from this evening will go towards support of the Perth Museum.

The walk begins at the Perth Museum and makes its way through the streets of Perth with host Susan McDougall. Proceeds to the Museum.

 

Date :

October 25-26, 2018 | 7-8:30pm

Event location :

11 Gore St. East, Perth

Contact :

Perth Museum- 613-267-1947 – tourism@perth.cahttp://www.perth.ca

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Stampede Steak-out and Hometown Hero Award

 

 

 

The Perth Civitan Club will be hosting a Stampede Steak-Out and Hometown Hero Award evening on October 27, 2018.

 

Date :

Saturday, October 27, 2018

Event location :

Perth Civitan Hall – 6787 Lanark County Rd 43

Contact :

http://www.perthcivitan.org/

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Town of Perth – May ongoing events 2018

Perth Lioness Club fundraiser

Elvis impersonator, Stephen Goodberry and wife, Debra Currier will be the entertainment; ’50s and ’60s costumes encouraged. Proceeds to GWMH Foundation. Adults | Free. Corner of Halton & Arthur Streets – Perth Fairgrounds.

 

 

Date :

Friday, May 4, 2018 to Saturday, May 5, 2018 from 6pm to 12am

Event location :

Perth Lions Club Hall, 50 Arthur St. at Halton St., Perth ON, K7H 3M6

Contact :

Phone number: Joyce Firlotte – (Res) 613-283-1170
E-mail: joyce.firlotte@gmail.com
Website: http://e-clubhouse.org/sites/perthon/contact.php

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Perth’s Hike for Hospice

 

 

On Sunday, May 6th, 2018 rain or shine, it’s time to HIKE for Lanark County’s Hospice Palliative Care Services! Hike to support Hospice Palliative Care Services provided by Community Home Support Lanark County and Perth & Smiths Falls District Hospital.

All of the services are intended to give people with life-limiting or terminal illnesses the chance to be cared for at home or in hospital, in comfort and dignity. Silent Auction, BBQ, music by Henry Norwood.100% of all funds raised stay in our community!

Register at the Crystal Palace to run or walk 2km (solo or with a team) to raise funds for Hospice Palliative Care Services in Lanark County (noon to 2pm). Follow us on Facebook as we provide more information about the Hike for Hospice and share stories of the clients and volunteers supported by these services.

Volunteer Hospice Visiting Service – Provides trained volunteers to spend time with people living with a life-limiting illness to provide companionship and relieve family.

Day Hospice Program – Provides individuals like Franand Dan with life-threatening illnesses the opportunity to participate in social/recreational activities and enjoy a meal in a supportive environment.

 

Date :

Sunday, May 6, 2018 from 12pm to 2pm

Event location :

40 Sunset Blvd., Perth, ON (613.267.6400)

Contact :

Phone number: John Baarda, Community Home Support at 613-267-6400
E-mail: jbaarda@yahoo.ca
Website: www.chslc.ca/hike

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Find and Build Your Innner Peace

 

Enriching Me and My Reiki Community Presents: “Finding & Building Your Inner Peace” This year’s conference will be in Perth, Ontario at the Historic Code’s Mill Inn on the Park.

We have an incredible line up of presenters that will help you find, navigate and grow your Inner Peace. Our speakers include, Jennifer Clark (Soul Powered Peace),  Walking for Peace’s Mony Dojeiji and Alberto Agraso (The Journey from Outer to Inner Peace),  Jaz -Jacynthe Villemarie (5 Practices To Grow Your Spiritual Business While Nurturing Inner Peace), Claire Scanlan (Chakradance),  Andrea Gerhardt (Chants by Hildegard of Bingen), Sarah Wibberley (Connecting to the Sacred:  Above, Below and Within), Andrew Fisher (Drumming up Heart Unity) and more surprises in store….a vendor market place will be open for the conference attendees and the public. For more information contact Denise Carpenter  613-913-2803 or visit reikiassociates.com and our Facebook Page. It is going to be an amazing day….hope to meet your there!! Denise, Brenda and Tristan

To register for this conference, please click here.

 

Date :

Sunday, May 6, 2018 from 8:30 am to 5pm

Event location :

Code’s Mill on the Park – 17 Wilson Street East
Perth, ON K7H 1L3
Canada

Contact :

Phone number:  Denise Carpenter – 613-913-2803
E-mail: denise@reikiassociates.com
Website: http://calendar.perth.ca/default/Detail/reikiassociates.com

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Film Night International presents: “Graduation”

 

 

WEDNESDAY, May 9, 2018 at either 2:00 or 7:00 at FULL CIRCLE THEATRE, PERTH or THURSDAY, May 10, 2018 at either 2:00 or 7:00 at STATION THEATRE, SMITHS FALLS.

A seemingly honest doctor who has channeled his ambitions for a better life into his daughter and her dream of studying in England is driven to extremes in order to protect her future.

Film Night International is a non-profit group run entirely by volunteers in partnership with the Film Circuit, a division of the Toronto International Film Festival Group that now has almost 200 locations across Canada screening independent films in communities that would otherwise not have the opportunity to see them. All Film Night International’s profits, after expenses, are donated to the Perth Public Library.

 

Date :

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Event location :

Perth, ON

Contact :

Phone number: Film Night International  – 613-267-1224
E-mail: filmnightperth@gmail.com
Website: http://filmnightinternational.blogspot.com/

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2nd Annual Lanark Tradesman Tournament

 

On Friday, May 11th, 2018 from 2pm-8pm, the Perth Enrichment Program hosts the 2nd Annual LANARK TRADESMAN TOURNAMENT being held at the Elliot Street Clinic (12 Elliot St., Perth).

Attractions and events include a beer garden, hamburgers, hotdogs and non-alcohol beverages for sale during the entire event. Purchase tickets to participate in games including toilet seat horseshoes, xacto darts, ping pong, hand sawing, pole climbing, flooring puzzle, bull riding, bouncy castle and games for children, human hamster balls.

Two teams will run head-to-head through a relay of events in a tag-team style (e.g., one team member completes the first event, then passes the baton to the next team member who completes the second event, then passes the baton to a third team member who completes the third, etc.) There will be a series of stations in which a team member is chosen to compete in the individual task. The top two teams will meet in the finals where each team will compete to build the best picnic table in the shortest time. This is a fundraiser for the Perth Enrichment Program.

The cost for entering a team is $250.00
Student Rate: $125.00
Teams are encouraged to dress in company attire.

 

Date :

Friday, May 11, 2018 from 2pm to 8pm

Event location :

12 Elliot Street in Perth

Contact :

Phone number: Trish Fielding, Perth Enrichment Program – 613-267-1660
E-mail: trish533@hotmail.com
Website: http://morepep.ca/lanark-trades-tournament-3/

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Perth Farmer’s Market

 

The PERTH FARMERS’ MARKET opens for business on Saturday, May 12th, 2018. It operates from 8am to 1pm, every Saturday between Mother’s Day and Thanksgiving weekends. Vendors will have local, organic and in-season fruit and vegetables, , as well as flowers and bedding plants, honey, maple syrup, preserves, baking, ready-to-eat food items and freezer meat. Crafters will provide a variety of local, handmade items inside the Palace. Enjoy breakfast in the Basin beside the Tay River. Entertainment on special weekends.

 

Date :

Saturdays, May 12,19,26 2018 from 8am to 1pm

Event location :

Perth, ON

Contact :

Phone number: Sarah MacKenzie  – 613-284-0578
E-mail: sarebmac@gmail.com
Website: http://www.perthfarmersmarket.ca/

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Happy Mother’s Day

 

 

It is the time for people to thank mothers and mother figures who took the time care for them and help them through life’s challenges.

Early celebrations of Mother’s Day originated from Canada’s neighboring country, the United States. Carnations are a popular Mother’s Day symbol in both Canada and the United States. Some people may choose to wear a carnation as a brooch on Mother’s Day. However, other flowers are also given to mothers or mother figures to symbolize one’s love and appreciation for them.

Many people send cards or gifts to their mother or mother figure or make a special effort to visit her.

Common Mother’s Day gifts are flowers, chocolate, candy, clothing, jewelry and treats, such as a beauty treatment or trip to a spa. Some families organize an outing for all of their members or hold a special meal at home or in a restaurant. In the days and weeks before Mother’s Day, many schools help their pupils to prepare a handmade card or small gift for their mothers.

The origins of Mother’s Day are attributed to different people. Many believe that two women, Julia Ward Howe and Anna Jarvis were important in establishing the tradition of Mother’s Day in the United States. Other sources say that Juliet Calhoun Blakely initiated Mother’s Day in Albion, Michigan, in the late 1800s. Her sons paid tribute to her each year and urged others to honor their mothers.

 

Date :

Sunday, May 13 2018

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Victoria Day!

 

 

Victoria Day, also known as May Two-Four, May Long, and May Long Weekend, is a Canadian holiday on the Monday preceding May 25. As such, it is the Monday between the 18th to the 24th inclusive, and thus is always the penultimate Monday of May. The date is simultaneously that on which the current Canadian sovereign’s official birthday is recognized.

In some cities, fireworks displays or parades are held to mark Victoria Day. One of the most notable parades is held in the city of Victoria, British Columbia, which was named after Queen Victoria. Many people gather in parks to enjoy fireworks displays, which are particularly impressive in Hamilton and Toronto.

For many people, the long Victoria Day weekend marks the end of the winter and the unofficial start of the spring or summer season. After this weekend, gardeners can be reasonably sure that there will be no more frost until the autumn so they can sow or plant out delicate crops and plants. Victoria Day is marked as a public holiday at a national level. Many people have a day off work and schools are closed.

Background

Queen Victoria was born on May 24, 1819. Following the death of 3 uncles and her father, she became Queen of the United Kingdom on June 20, 1837 and reigned until her death on January 22, 1901. During Victoria’s life, the British Empire expanded considerably. However, her powers as Queen of the United Kingdom were reduced as the House of Commons became more important and powerful in British politics.

The holiday has been observed in Canada since at least 1845, originally falling on Victoria’s actual birthday (24 May 1819). It continues to be celebrated in various fashions across the country; the holiday has always been a distinctly Canadian observance.

 

Date :

Tuesday, May 21, 2018

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Finding your feet

 

WEDNESDAY, May 23, 2018 at either 2:00 or 7:00 at FULL CIRCLE THEATRE, PERTH or THURSDAY, May 24, 2018 at either 2:00 or 7:00 at STATION THEATRE, SMITHS FALLS.

When a woman discovers that her husband of forty years is having an affair with her best friend, she seeks refuge with her estranged, outspoken, serial dating, free-spirited sister. She is reluctantly dragged along to a community dance class, where gradually she starts finding her feet.

Passes are available now at the Perth and District Union Public Library (for screenings in Perth) and at the Smiths Falls Public Library (for screenings in Smiths Falls). The price is $90 for all nine films. Individual tickets may be available at the door for $10 each. Pass holders should arrive at the theatre at least 15 minutes ahead of screening time to ensure a guaranteed seat. After that time, we will begin to sell individual tickets.

 

Date :

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Event location :

Perth, ON

Contact :

Phone number: Film Night International  – 613-267-1224
E-mail: filmnightperth@gmail.com
Website: http://filmnightinternational.blogspot.com/

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Sister Act – A Divine Musical Melody

 

 

May 24th, the Studio Theatre will proudly premiere Sister Act, The Musical, featuring original music by Tony and 8-time Oscar winner Alan Menken (Newsies, The Little Mermaid, Beauty and The Beast, Aladdin, Little Shop of Horrors), with lyrics by Glenn Slater, book by Cheri and Bill Steinkellner, and additional material by Douglas Carter Beane. Nominated for five Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Sister Act, The Musical is the feel-good smash hit (based on the  hugely successful 1992 film) that has had audiences literally dancing in the aisles since it opened in 1995. The Studio Theatre’s production will feature an astonishing cast of this area’s favourite singing and dancing actors, plus a live 7-piece band under the direction of the great Brad Mills.

Overflowing with powerful multi-genre music, outrageous dancing and a truly moving story, Sister Act, The Musical has wowed audiences (more than 6,000,000 so far!) from Broadway to London, Brazil to Japan, Spain to Singapore. It’s a musical story made in heaven.

Sister Act, The Musical opens at the Studio Theatre on Thursday, May 24th for ten shows: May 24, 25, 26, 31, June 1, & 2 at 7:30 pm, and May 26 & 27 and June 2 & 3 at 2 pm. Tickets are $27 at Tickets Please, 11 Gore St. E. and at the door on show nights. Save $5 opening night. Students with ID $10 at the door.

 

Date :

May 24,25, 26,31, 2018

Event location :

11 Gore St. E., Perth, ON

Contact :

Phone number: 613 485-6434
Website: http://ticketsplease.ca/

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Chamber vs Chamber Event at Perth Outfitters

 

 

Perth Outfitters has welcomed the Perth, Smith Falls and Westport Chambers to participate in a Fundraising Event for Open Doors-Lanark Children and Youth. For the cost of ONLY $10 you get the use of mini-golf, kayaks, canoes, etc and a BBQ meal supplied by Open Doors. Register your mini-golf team today!

Fees admission:

$10/per person or
$40/per team.
Includes use of mini-putt, kayaks, canoes, etc. with a BBQ meal.

 

Date :

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 from 5pm to 7pm

Event location :

Perth Outfitters – 21 Craig St, Perth, ON K7H 1X8

Contact :

Phone number: Amber Hall – welcome@perthchamber.com

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The Ten Collective Art Show

 

Ten Mississippi Mills painters — The Ten Collective — are mounting the first exhibit of their work at a two-day show in the Mississippi Valley Textile Museum in Almonte on March 31 and April 1, 2018.

What: The Ten Collective two-day art exhibit

When: Saturday, March 31 and Sunday, April 1, 2018, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. both days

Where: Mississippi Valley Textile Museum, 3 Rosamond Street, Almonte  www.mvtm.ca

Who: Open to the public – free admission – show and museum these two days only

The art show and sale by ten renowned Canadian artists will feature paintings in a variety of styles, including acrylic, oil, watercolour and mixed media.

The Ten Collective artists are Amelia Ah You, Jill Halliday, Eileen Hennemann, Rosemary Leach, Marina Malvada, Katherine McNenly, Kaija Savinainen Mountain, Jennifer Noxon, Lily Swain and Nancy Young.

 

Date :
Sunday, April 1, 2018 | 10am to 6pm

 

Event location :
Perth, ON

 

Contact :
Name: Eileen Hennemann
E-mail thetencollective@gmail.com
Phone Number (613) 316-6599

Visit thetencollective.com

Lanark County 4-H Sign Up Night

 

Lanark County 4-H Association is hosting our Annual Registration and Sign up night for all the Available Clubs in Lanark County. Clubs range from Dairy, Sheep, Beef, Poultry, Gardening, Maple Syrup, Cooking, Baking, Etc. For kids 9-21, Might be a Cloverbud Club for kids 6-8years old. Sign up for the 2018 year is $85, cash or Cheque only.

Join us from 7-9pm March 6th at the Fergusons Falls Hall.

Leaders of Various Clubs will be available to Answer any questions Parents or Children may have.

 

Date :
Tuesday, March 6, 2018

 

Event location :
Fergusons Falls Hall

Contact :
Melissa Renaud
Phone number: (613) 250-0438
E-mail: melissaruth16@hotmail.com

Perth Wedding Show

ID-100208272Come to the Perth Wedding Show on March 29 at the Best Western Plus Perth from 1-5pm. Find everything you need to start planning your wedding under one roof. Speak to wedding professionals about food, music and more. See the latest fashions and get ideas for your big day! There will be local wedding vendors available to book for your wedding and give wedding day advice to you.

Do not miss out! Mark your calendar for the 29th and we’ll see you there. Admission is $5 at the door.

Powder Blues

POWDER BLUES BAND CONCERT
PDCI AUDITORIUM, PERTH
Saturday, Feb 7 @ 7 pm
FUNDRAISER FOR THE GREAT WAR MEMORIAL FOUNDATION FOR THE PERTH HOSPITAL 

 

The evening starts with a PRE-SHOW PARTY from 6-8 pm in the PDCI Auditorium foyer followed by theCONCERT from 8-10:30 & the AFTER SHOW PARTY 10:30 to midnight 
Wine, beer & refreshments will be served by the Perth Civitan Club.
 RESERVED SEATING – STILL A FEW TICKETS LEFT !
$35 Balcony, $45 Orchestra – STILL AVAILABLE
Don’t miss out, order your tickets today and see one of Canada’s celebrated blues bands live.
At BURNS JEWELLERS, 66 Foster St., Perth
BY PHONE (613) 267-4466
ONLINE at www.burnsjewellers.com

Any remaining tickets will be available at the door Saturday night

Studio Theatre Perth Presents Hilda’s Yard

Hilda's YardHilda’s Yard, opening February 5th at the Studio Theatre, is vintage Foster. Set in 1956, it’s the story of Sam and Hilda Fluck (yes, Fluck) who find themselves blessedly alone after their children, Gary and Janey, have finally flown the family nest. But alas, both kids turn out to be boomerangs, sailing back home faster than you can say lost job and failed marriage. Meanwhile, Sam Fluck may lose his own job because he took time off work to buy a TV set so he and Hilda can watch Gunsmoke, and son Gary is nervously hiding from a bookie to whom he owes money. Yup, this is vintage Foster alright…touching, a little silly, very funny, and loaded with situations any family (OK, most families) can relate to.

Director Roberta Peets helms this wonderful show with a generous dollop of her own heart thrown in. She was attracted to Hilda’s Yard by its heart-warming characters and the nostalgic tug of the 1950s setting.

Hilda’s Yard premieres at the fully accessible Studio Theatre, 63 Gore Street E. in Perth, on Thursday, February 5th, with performances February 5, 6, 7, 13, 14 at 8:00 pm, and February 8 and 15 at 2:00 pm. Regular tickets are $22 at The Book Nook, 60 Gore St. E. (cash only); Tickets Please, 39 Foster St. (613-485-6434;ticketsplease.ca; credit cards accepted, a convenience fee applies) and Shadowfax, 67 Foster St. (613-267-6817; shadowfax.on.ca; credit cards accepted, a convenience fee applies). Tickets are $24 at the door, and students with ID pay just $10 at the door on show nights.

So don’t miss your chance to peek over Hilda’s fence, starting February 5th. If you like crowd pleasing shows with plenty of laughs and a happy ending, Hilda’s Yard is the night out you’ve been longing for

Tay Valley Ski Club

tayThe date set for the Loppet this season is Sunday, February 8, 2015. Back this year by popular demand is our “Cookie Race”, a 2.5 and 5 Km freestyle race for youth and the young at heart.

The lopet takes place at Murphys Point Provincial Park.

Sign up for the Loppet at the Tay Valley Ski Clubs website.

Scottish Tea

Join us at the North Lanark Regional Museum in Appleton on January 25th, 2015 for our annual Scottish Tea. Enjoy light refreshments of  tea, coffee, scones, and shortbread with musical entertainment provided by Moe Aller on the Bagpipes and Larry Lunney otea_leavesn the Keyboard. Tickets are $5.00 at the door. The event starts at 2:00pm and runs to 4:00pm.

A great chance to catch up with old friends and neighbours, or to have a visit with family.

This event supports the fundraising efforts of the North Lanark Regional Museum and the North Lanark Historical Society which are devoted to collecting, preserving, researching, educating about and displaying the history of Mississippi Mills.

For further information, please call Sarah (Project Coordinator) at 613-257-8503 or appletonmuseum@hotmail.com. Or contact Doreen (Museum Manager) at 613-256-2866.

Winter Dance Featuring The Glen Silverson Band

Winter DanceGet set to kick up your heels on Saturday, Jan. 10 as the Almonte Fair Board hosts a Winter Dance featuring The Glen Silverson Band, back by popular demand! Doors open at the Almonte Civitan Hall (500 Almonte St.) at 7:30 p.m. and the band starts at 8 p.m., finishing at midnight. Tickets are $12 in advance or $15 at the door. Proceeds from the dance go towards the Agricultural Hall Project. For more information or tickets contact Alyssa Toshack at 613-256-6263 or Debbie Brydges at 613-256-3879.