Wednesday, September 5
9:00 am to 2:00 pm
Last Farmers' Market of the season
Coulter Parkette, downtown Port Elgin
Enjoy the plentiful veggies, meats, baking, pickles, artisanal crafts,
and books from local producers.
Wednesday, September 5
PARC Pot-Luck Lunch
The Plex, Tomlinson Ave Port Elgin
Members [current and new] welcome to join the bunch for a get-together
meal. Bring your own utensils as there will not be a kitchen crew.
Friday, Saturday, Sunday, September 7 – 9
Unifor Centre and other venues in Saugeen Shores
Canadian Big Band Celebration
Commemorating the Lake Huron dance pavilions and the local bands who
provided the music for five decades. Ticket information at
http://www.canadianbigband.com/ Sunday, September 9
Paisley Fall Fair
Fairgrounds and riverside Palace, Paisley
A family-friendly event famed for educational activities, youth
livestock showing, and the horse show.
Sunday, September 9
Eden Mills Writers' Festival
noon to six p.m.
Thirtieth Anniversary event in the village of Eden Mills, featuring
readings, Publishers' Way, poetry slam and more. Saturday workshops
are sold out, but you can still enjoy Sunday's open readings and more.
Shuttle buses from Guelph. Full program at
http://edenmillswritersfestival.ca/ Tuesday, September 11 and Wednesday, September 12
Arran-Tara Fall Fair
Fairgrounds at the Community Centre in Tara
Evening lawn tractor races, indoor exhibits, daytime 4-H livestock
judging and outdoor games. A traditional fair with parade and much,
Saturday, September 15 and Sunday, September 16
10:00 am to 4:00 pm each day
Wild for the Arts Festival
MacGregor Point Provincial Park
Day-long festival with artists in many media on campsites. Free
admission to the Park. Visitors can walk around the loop meeting the
makers and musicians. Writer-in-Residence David Beverly Foster offers
readings from his book “Walking Home” to facilitate conversation
around humans' relationship with nature. He and his musical partner
will perform as From Forest and Field.
Thursdays, September 13 and 20
Writers Round Table
Big Dipper Bakery Cafe, Queen St. North, Paisley
Gather informally to share your works in progress with other writers –
all genres and levels of experience welcome. No fee, pay for lunch or
snacks from the on-site-made menu choices.
Monday, September 17, at 7:00 p.m.
Kimberley Community Hall.
An evening with Glenn Trivett - and introduction to indigenous culture and
issues. Glenn Trivett is an Ojibway knowledge keeper and medicine man. He has
traveled extensively throughout Ontario on initiatives related to
Indigenous youth empowerment and healthy relationships. His unique
presentation style and perspective leaves those he touches with a much
stronger understanding of the issues and hope for the future.
Wednesday, September 19, 2018, at 7:00 p.m..
Kimberley Community Hall.
An evening with Cecily Ross - author of *The Lost Diaries of Susanna
Cecily Ross writes with keen insight supported by remarkable historical
detail. It has been said that Ross succeeds in dramatizing Susanna
Moodies's conflicted spirit more effectively than the pioneer writer might
have done herself.
Wednesday, September 19
1:00 – 4:00 pm
Port Elgin Branch Library
Friends of the Library seek photos, documents, or other memorabilia of
the library or other buildings and businesses in its neighbourhood to
scan in preparation for celebration events and displays when the
Library marks its 110th Anniversary later this fall. Please e-mail
firstname.lastname@example.org or call 519-378-5670 for information or
offer items. NOTE please do not take items to the library before this
Tuesday, September 25
Activities Centre, Elgin Lodge, Mary Street, Port Elgin
Join a group of writers to share your response to the monthly
challenge or other works. This month: up to 1,000 words created by
choosing an already published story/article/memoir, then transposing
the opening and ending: They lived happily ever after......it was the
best of times, it was the worst of times. In the middle – your
characters, your plot, your setting!
Saturday, September 29 4.00 p.m..
Bill Bissett and Brian Henderson.
Another double bill poetry event to celebrate 100 THOUSAND POETS FOR CHANGE
at the Elora Poetry Centre.
https://elorapoetrycentre.ca/category/upcoming-events/ Saturday, September 29 and Sunday, September 30
downtown Port Elgin
Pumpkinfest returns, complete with giant veggies, a farmers'
marketplace, car show and lots of orange! Visit
for details and how to get there without parking worries.
Sunday, September 30 deadline
Offerings for the fall 2018 of The Leaf need to arrive by Canada Post
before this date. The theme is PEACE for which short fiction, poetry,
author profiles, personal essays, and book reviews will be considered
for publication. Full guidelines at www.brucedalepress.ca
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