Calendar

June

Friday, June 2 to Sunday June 4
The Alice Munro Festival of the Short Story
various locations in Huron County
This link http://alicemunrofestival.ca provides you with all the info
you need. Just copy and paste the link into your browser, click on
2017 program on the right hand side of page and find workshop options
and other event info.

Friday, June 2 to Sunday June 4
Blues Fest
various venues in Paisley

Starting off with Friday night jamming at our favourite Paisley coffee
& eatery place, Back Eddie's, the festival offers concerts, meals,
mingling and fun for blues fans. Don't forget to stop by the Paisley
Farmers' Market while you're in town! For more info
www.paisleyrocks.com

Saturday, June 3
7:30 p.m.
Chantry Singers Presents Oh Canada
.
A Celebration in song featuring songs from across the land and through
the years at Port Elgin United Church
Tickets $15 Children under 12 free Available from choir members or at the door.

Wednesday, June 7 and every week until Sept. 6
9 am to 2 pm
Downtown Farmers' Market
Coulter Parkette, Goderich and Green streets Port Elgin
Yes, The Brucedale Press returns for our sixth season, along with more
than 40 other vendors signed up as of May 29. Watch for author and
illustrator visits through the summer months.


Thursdays, June 8 and 15
2-4 p.m.
Writers' Round Table
Back Eddie's, Queen Street South, Paisley
Drop-in group who bring copies of work in progress for feedback and
other conversation. Not to mention excellent coffee, snacks, or lunch
from Erica's kitchen. No fee, no formalities, simply show up and pay
menu price for your purchases.

Friday, June 9
DEADLINE for ARRIVAL
entries to the Fourth Annual William Wilfred Campbell Poetry Contest
Residents of Grey and Bruce are eligible to enter up to two poems,
open theme, 45-line maximum, fee of $10/poem. Send name address, etc.,
on separate cover page to Contest Registrar, 47 Lonely Island Drive,
South Bruce Peninsula, Ontario N0H 2T0
Full info, including authors' obligations, at
williamwilfredcampbellpoetryfestival.com
See June 25 for Festival details

Saturday, June 10 and Sunday, June 11
varying hours, many locations
Doors Open Bruce County
Historic homes and public buildings from churches to a dairy goat
facility all over the County. One of the stops is Port Elgin Branch
Library, a Carnegie library built in 1908 and made fully accessible in
2008. Tours, displays, guides costumed for the era. The Friends of the
Library will hold a book sale on both days. Check
http://www.doorsopenontario.on.ca/Events/Bruce-County.aspx  for a map and listings.
 
 

 
Wednesday June 14
7 p.m.
PARC June Talent Show
Featuring local musicians, storyteller and humour. In honour of founding
member Shirley Schildroth Rothwell.
Admission $5 Food bank donations welcome.

  

Sunday, June 25
1:00 -4:00 p.m.
William Wilfred Campbell Poetry Festival
Tom Thomson Gallery, Owen Sound
The connection between these two creative gentlemen comes from
learning that some of Thomson's paintings were apparently inspired by
Campbell's poetry. Top ten finalists from this year's contest will
read their poems, after which the 3 winners will be announced and
receive their prizes of $500 each.
williamwilfredcampbellpoetryfestival.com
See June 25 for Festival details


Tuesday, June 28
7 – 9 p.m.
Writers' BLOC
Elgin Lodge, Mary Street, Port Elgin
Sign-in at front door, walk down the hall and left to the Activities
Centre to join an informal gathering of writers and listeners. June's
challenge: up to 1,000 words, any genre on the theme Looking Ahead.
Could be speculative fiction, fantasy, your personal predictions for
the next decade or what you choose.
No fee, bring own drink or snack.
 

 

 

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