Now until December 14
Eat Local Grey Bruce holiday auction
On-Line, anytime
ELGB is raising funds to support  expanding  delivery of locally grown
and produced real food to more rural areas within our region.Amazing
items posted!
Eat Local Grey Bruce is a non-profit cooperative online farmers market
that connects local producers with consumers to provide healthy,
fresh, delicious & convenient food!

Now until December 23
Paisley Christmas Market
476 Queen Street South in the Orchard's
Landing building
Open Tues – Sat.   10 to 5
Shop for locally created goods....yummy baking, maple syrup,
condiments, *books* knitting, crochet, jewellery, woodcrafts,
decorative items too many to list. Take a look first by visiting or find the spot on social media.  *The
Brucedale Press will soon have stock of “Christmas Seasonings  Book
Two” by Michael O'Neill  ....stay tuned for an invitation to hear Mike
read and have him autograph copies.

At your choice of time during December
from Open Book Ontario
Lindsay Zier-Vogel's  Ten Tips for Reading Your Work in Public Without Anxiety
Part of the gig for writers, reading or speaking in public is an
often-cited fear. Ten Tips offered here will help lessen your stress,
maybe even let you have fun!  Visit for sign-up
Thursdays, December  8 and 15
Writers' Electronic Round Table    2-4 p.m.
An informal opportunity to gather feedback and positive responses to
work in progress. All genres, any level of experience welcome. Cost of
Googlemeets shared by participants. To join the group, contact Lee

Friday, December 16
Book Launch at  the Treasure Chest Museum, Paisley
 1 to 4 pm.
Judy MacKinnon's new book, “Paisley --- A Settler’s Dream” tells
stories of the homes,
businesses, churches, and schools in the village of Paisley.

Saturday, December 17  or when you wish
A Rockin' Elvis Christmas with Canada's Steve Michaels
7:30 p.m. In the theatre or livestreamed
Streaming on demand Dec  18 to 25th
For ticket prices and links visit The Roxy on line

Tuesday, December 20
Writers' BLOC
300 to 5:00 p.m. Port Elgin Branch Library, Community Room
Cost of the room rental to be shared among attendees, if able. Bring a
snack or beverage if you choose.
Writing challenge:Christmas 2047---That's right, Christmas twenty-five
years from now. Or... something else of your choosing. Bring a few
copies to share, if you have printer access.