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FRI. OCT. 20

11th annual giant book sale, Guelph Public Library, Oct. 20 to Sun. Oct. 22. Early bird admission, Friday, 1 to 4pm, $10. Free admission Fri 6 to 9pm, Sat and Sun 10 to 4pm. Cash only. Loonie Sunday. See online for details. 69 Huron St., Guelph.

New youth drop-in at Ebenezer United Church, 12274 Guelph Line, 7 to 9pm. Come for an evening of fun, food, meet new friends and just hang out. Grade 7 and up. 519-763-7707.

Palmerston Legion 13 hole 3D/glow in the dark mini putt, 7 to 10pm. $5/person. Info 519-343-3749.

A night of music with The Hiller Family from Brussels, 7:30pm, Knox United Church, Clifford. Free will offering. Ham and scalloped potato supper, 5 to 7pm. Adults $15, 12 and under $8, 5 and under free. Call 518-327-8362.

Arthur Legion wing night, 6 to 8pm. All you can eat, no takeouts, $15.

Knox-Calvin Presbyterian Church, Harriston annual roast beef dinner and quilt draw. 6pm, adults $15. Call church office, leave a detailed message 519-338-2624.

Guelph GoGo Grandmothers fabulous fabric and fibre frenzy sale, Dublin St. United Church. Oct., 20, 4 to 8pm and Oct., 21, 9am to 2pm. Proceeds to The Stephen Lewis Foundation.

Learn about the British Home Children. Speaker's father was a "Barnardo Boy." Untold history presented by the Harriston Historical Society in the conference room of the library, 7pm. Refreshments provided.

SAT. OCT. 21

Fall festival, 10am to 3pm, Melville United Church, Fergus. Meals, snacks, vendors, baking, meat pies, treasures, crafts, Christmas corner, books, silent auction. Info: 519-787-0570.

Fergus Legion Br. 275 karaoke semi-finals, 9:30 to 11:30pm. Contestants vying for $1,500 in cash prizes. All welcome.

Duff's fireside bazaar, Duff's Presbyterian Church, 10am to 1pm. Tables include baking, Country Store, deli, stitchery, Grandma's Closet and more. Lunch available.

Learning Disabilities Association of Wellington County free annual conference, 8:30am to 4:30pm. See online for details.

Les Willis memorial mixed cribbage tournament, Fergus Legion, $20 per two person team, registration opens at 11:30am, play begins at 1pm sharp, info call 519-843-2345.

Fall festival, 9:30am to 3pm. A one day vendor/artisan sale at Knox Presbyterian Church, 20 Quebec St. Guelph. Over 20 vendors, raffle table and more.

Best & Friends Band appears at the Guelph Legion, 57 Watson Pkwy., 2:30 to 5pm. All welcome. Free admission.

Belwood Lions craft sale and bazaar, 9am to 2pm. 20 plus vendors. Belwood Hall.

Palmerston Legion 13 hole 3D/glow in the dark mini putt, 2 to 4pm and 7 to 9:30pm. $5/person. Info 519-343-3919. All welcome.

Annual harvest roast beef dinner, social 5:30pm, dinner 6pm. St. Mary of the Purification (Mount Forest). Admission $15. Tickets: 519-323-0489, 519-323-2316 or at door.

Semi annual roast beef dinner, Knox Ospringe Church. Starting at 5pm, 3 sittings for tickets call: Lisa 519-856-0594. Adults $17, children $8, takeout available, pre-ordered only.

Autumn afternoon tea, 2 to 4pm, presented by Nasagiweya Historical Society, $25p.p. (special rate for tables of 8 purchased in advance). Ebenezer United Church. Walkabout illusionist, door prize, raffle draws. Tickets: 519-822-4374 or 905-876-3322.

Panflute and organ benefit concert for New Life Charity, 7:30pm. Free admission. Drayton Christian Reformed Church. More info call Luke 519-501-0656.

Elora Legion Saturday night dance, 8pm. Tickets $12, music by Country Versatiles.

Arthur Legion country jamboree, 2 to 5pm.

Victoria Park Senior's Centre presents Song of the Grand: A Musical. 2pm, VPSC, 150 Albert St. W., Fergus. $15 incl. refreshments, proceeds to VPSC. Tickets call 519-846-9691 x 204.

Maryhill Knights of Columbus dinner and comedy night, $35, doors open 5pm, dinner 6:30pm followed by show. Bridgeport Rod and Gun Club, proceeds to help local in need of wheelchair van. More info: 519-648-3952 or 519-648-3394.

Indoor yard and table sale with new to you treasures, 10am to 2pm. Local crafts, baking and home businesses. To rent: $15 a table plus donation of 10% of sales. Arkell United Church.

Celebrate Bahá'u'lláh's 200th birthday with us. Story telling, interactive displays and refreshments for everyone, 7:30pm at the Fergus Rugby Hall, 160 Albert St. W.

Grand Valley Fire Hall haunted house, come for the scare, stay for the open house. Little ghouls and goblins, 5 to 7pm. Prepare for a horrifying time, 7:30 to 10pm. Admission: Donation to food bank or Firefighters Muscular Dystrophy boot drive.

SUN. OCT. 22

Mimosa United Church 153rd anniversary service, 7pm, 5980 Wellington Rd. 26. Father Mark Curtis will present a musical sermon: ThanksLiving - More Than a Day, It's a Way of Life. Free will offering.

Come listen to a storyteller, reporter and humorist - Campbell Cork, Aboyne Hall, 2pm. Sponsored by Wellington County Historical Society. All welcome. 519-546-3450.

Frannie's Restaurant and Bakery first anniversary. Pig roast, live music and face painting, 4pm. Minimum cash donation, proceeds to Safe Haven and local kids breakfast club. Dinner 4:30 to 7:30pm. Please bring lawn chairs.

143rd anniversary service, St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, Arthur. 11am. Speaker Rev. Ed Charlton. Special Music Brian Watson. Lunch following the service. All welcome. 519-843-3710.

Burns Presbyterian Church 169th anniversary. Hear Bluegrass gospel music with the Stiff family. 10:30am, 155 Main St., Erin. Lunch to Follow. Free will offering for Stiff Family.

Weed and winterize day, CW District High School, Fergus. 9 to 11am. All members of the community are welcome, students can earn volunteer hours. Come out to help weed, mulch, and properly prepare the gardens for the winter.

Grand opening of a basketball court “built by the community for the community” thanks to the generosity of Puslinch council, the Optimist Club and several others. 2pm, Boreham Drive Park in Arkell.

MON. OCT. 23

Euchre, Fergus Legion Br. 275, 7:30pm, new players welcome.

TUES. OCT. 24

Guelph Horticultural Society general meeting and mini show, 7:30pm, Dublin Street United Church. Guest speaker: Rob Howard - Nine Things I learned from Other People's Gardens.

Blood donation clinic, Centre Wellington Community Sportsplex, 550 Belsyde Ave., Fergus, 2 to 8pm.

Community senior’s homemade soup and sandwich lunch, 12pm. Followed by cards and games at Ebenezer United Church. Willy at 519-763-7707 or 905-854-2423.

Harvest supper, 5 to 7pm. St. John Parish Centre, 160 Georgina St, Arthur. $14 /adult, $6/children 6 to 12, free/5 yrs and under. Take out available. Roast beef & homemade desserts. Tickets: 519-848-2108.

Crib, Fergus Legion Branch 275, 7pm, new players welcome.

Wellington County Branch Ontario Genealogical Society. Join the October meeting to hear Patti Mordasewicz discuss her vision of the OGS. 6:45pm to 9pm, 190 Marksam Road, Guelph. All welcome, further information online.

Arthur and Area Historical Society, 7:30pm, David M. Kozinets Centre. Speaker: Sarah Sheehan from Groves Foundation.

WED. OCT. 25

The Elora and Salem Horticultural Society meet at the Elora Public Library, 7:30pm, 144 Geddes St., Elora. Thelma Beaubien, author of “Gardening for Butterflies: attracting, rescuing and raising butterflies” will present. All welcome.

Food for thought, Mimosa United Church dinner and lecture. Dinner seating for 50 only. Chartres Cathedral - Winchester Cathedral, call 519-855-4201 for details.

Taizé service, St James Anglican Church, Fergus, 7pm. A prayer service of meditative singing and periods of silence. All welcome to join in this practice of music and meditation.

TOPS - Take Off Pounds Sensibly. Wednesdays 5:45 to 6:45pm.St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, Mount Forest. Info: Michelle 519-939-8176.

Afternoon out, Arkell United Church, 600 Arkell Road, 2pm. Cards, sweets and more. Contact Ross at 519-822-6063.

THURS. OCT. 26

Euchre, Murray Farwell Family Centre, St Mary RC Church, Mount Forest at 7:30pm. $3 includes prizes and light lunch. Come out and join us.

Wordfest, Elora Centre for the Arts. Doors open at 7pm for sign up and we start at 7:30pm. Come and hear talented writers and tellers share their work. Admission is $6.

Moorefield United Church takeout pork dinner, 5 to 7pm. Pick up at Moorefield United Church, $15. Preorder by October 19, Nancy 519-638-2696 or Judy 519-573-4852.

Weekly bingo, 7pm, hosted by the Fergus Legion Branch 275 Ladies Auxiliary. All welcome.

FRI. OCT. 27

GWSA +55 Halloween howl dance with DJ Ted Lavoie, 1 to 3:30pm, Evergreen Seniors Centre. Advance tickets $8 at the front desk, 519-823-1291.

Wellington County Federation of Agriculture annual banquet, Fergus Legion. OFA meeting and elections. Dinner and movie, $15. Social time 6:30pm. Dinner 7pm. Tickets 519-848-3774.

Halloween Party, Elora Legion, 8pm. Tickets $15, door prizes, raffle prizes, prize for best costume. Hot pasta buffet. Music by The Moonshine Band. Proceeds to CW Minor Bantam A Team.

Fergus contra dance with live music. Fun for all ages. No experience needed. Doors open 7:30pm. St. James Church. Admission $12, students $8. For info: 519-843-9971.

Fish fry, St. Teresa of Avila Church hall, Elmira. Continuous seating 5:30 to 7pm. Adults and takeout $16, 12 and under $8. Advanced tickets until Oct. 25. Purchase from church office or call 519-669-3387. Proceeds to Knights of Columbus charities.

Fall supper, 5 to 7pm. Salads, cold cuts and home made desserts. Adults $15, kids 5 to 12 $7, under 5 free. Followed by Hootenanny 7 to 9pm. Sign up or sit and enjoy. Arkell United Church.

SAT. OCT. 28

Marsville Lions community breakfast. Last Saturday of every month. Marsville Community Centre. Lions serve an all you can eat hearty breakfast. $5/plate. 7:30 to 10am.

Art classes at Ebenezer United Church, 12274 Guelph Line, 10am to 1pm. Teacher: Jean Tovell. Bring a bag lunch, 2 dollar store canvasses, (1 med. 1 sm.), subject and brushes. $25 p.p. per session. Call 519-763-7707.

Halloween party, 7pm. Victoria Park Fieldhouse, Fergus. $10 advance/ $15 door. Prize for best costume. Fundraiser for Highland Rugby Club.

Tree planting ceremony, 6:30pm, Brisbane Public School.

Grampa's beef barbecue supper, 5 to 7pm. Fergus Legion, 500 Blair St. Adults $15, kids (6 to 12) $7, 5 and under free, for tickets call 519-843-2345. All welcome.

Country cupboard and bake sale, St. Paul’s Anglican Church Mount Forest, 11:30am to 1:30pm. Soup, sandwich, dessert and beverage $10. Silent auction, takeout available. All welcome.

Barrie Hill Church turkey supper, 4:45 and 6pm sittings, 5702 Wellington Rd., 29. Adults $18, kids under 12 $9. Call Bernice 519-824-8609. Takeout call Lillian 519-821-4555.

Arthur Legion karaoke, 8:30pm.

Booonanza - Kortright Hills 8th annual pre-Halloween party. 1 to 4pm in the gym of Kortright Hills Public School, Guelph. Wear your costume. Games, crafts, magic show, photo booth, snacks and more. All welcome.

Watch out for Beavers, Cubs, Scouts and Venturers in Fergus and Elora for the annual Apple Day. Donations appreciated and go towards funding the Scouting Program in CW.

Mount Forest Optimist Club, fall craft and vendor sale, 9am to 3pm, Mount Forest Legion. Many great crafters and vendors, something for everyone.

Canada’s seniors: our roots, our future, a comedic and insightful Canada 150 play celebrating the importance of seniors in Canada's past, present and future. Oct. 28 - 29, 2pm, Eden Mills Community Hall. Tickets $15 call 416.834.2148.

SUN. OCT. 29

Caregiver's support, 9:30 to 10:30am, Victoria Park Senior Centre. Join other caregivers, care partners and stroke survivors and learn how to navigate this new role.

Esprit Chamber Choir offers a concert in support of Hospice Wellington and Start2Finish running and reading program. All Saints Lutheran Anglican Church, Guelph, 3pm. Tickets $30 ($15 for youth and physically disabled). Call 519-821-7710.

The Elora Women's Film Society presents a local film-maker, Alberta Nye, who is showing and discussing two of her films. Elora Centre for the Arts, 1 to 4pm, $12.

Guelph Storm fundraiser, help support LDAWC and The United Way by purchasing tickets to these Storm games: Oct. 29, Nov. 26, Dec. 16, Dec. 28, Jan. 5. To order tickets 519-837-2050.

Genesis Matters Fellowship. 12:30pm at the STUDIO, 275 Gordon St. Fergus. Pot luck lunch then examining the archeological evidence from the discovery of Sodom and Gomorrah.

Knox Presbyterian Church presents Lost Pilgrims. 4pm, tickets $15 at door. Dinner after concert $10. 2 Water St. Grand Valley, 519-928-5262.

The Journeymen Gospel Quartet in concert with Jubilance Singers and Orchestra, St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, 3pm. A free will offering will be taken.

MON. OCT. 30

Hospice Palliative Care volunteer training, Oct. 30 to Dec. 11, Mondays 6 to 9pm. Call 519-836-3921 ext. 227 for more info.

Euchre, Fergus Legion Br. 275, 7:30pm, new players welcome.

TUES. OCT. 31

Crib, Fergus Legion Branch 275, 7pm, new players welcome.

WED. NOV. 1

Food for thought, Mimosa United Church dinner and lecture. Dinner seating for 50 only. The Cathedral of Siena - St. Peter's Basilica, call 519-855-4201 for details.

Belwood United Church turkey supper, 4:30, 5:30, 6:30 and 7:30pm. Tickets: Ron Wilkin Jewellers or Belwood Country Market. Adults $18, 6 to 11yr $6, under 6 free with ticket. Info/takeout: Leslie 519-843-2974.

THURS. NOV. 2

Arthur United Church silent auction and dinner, 5 to 7pm, St. John's Parish Hall, 160 Georgina St. Chili & hot dogs available, for more info call 519-848-3501.

Weekly bingo 7pm, hosted by the Fergus Legion Branch 275 Ladies Auxiliary. All welcome.

FRI. NOV. 3

3 day giant garage and bake sale. Friday Nov. 3, Saturday Nov. 4, and Monday Nov. 6, 8am to 4pm. Melville United Church, Tower and St. Andrew St. Fergus. 519-787-0570.

Holly Berry bazaar, Knox United Church, Clifford. Fri. Nov. 3, 5 to 8pm and Sat. Nov. 4, 10am to 2pm. Sat. lunch served until 1pm. Adults $8, kids 4 to 12 $3.50, under 4 free.

SAT. NOV. 4

Fergus Legion Br. 275 karaoke finals, 9:30 to 11:30pm. Contestants vying for $1,500 in cash prizes. All welcome.

Puslinch Fiddle Orchestra presents Fiddling Around Canada for 150 years. Duff's Presbyterian Church, Puslinch. Nov. 4th and 5th at 2pm. Tickets 519-763-9764.

Something for everyone family vendor sale, proceeds to Maranatha Christian School. 9am to 1pm, 600 Belsyde Ave Fergus.

Bethany United Church ham supper, 5 to 7pm continuous seating. Adults $15, kids 5 to 12 $7, under 5 free. 10th line of Old Pilkington corner of 4th Line E and Sideroad 10. Tickets call 519-846-0247.

Free art coffee house, Grand River Community Church, 7438 Wellington Country Road 18, 6:30 to 9pm. Coffee/tea and art display.

Jam session, 2:30 to 5pm at the Fergus Legion Branch 275. First Saturday of every month for a lively afternoon of country and western music. All welcome.

Guelph Celtic Orchestra opening concert, Guelph Little Theatre, 7:30pm. Advance tickets available at Janus Books or online. $15 advance/$20 door. 6 to 16 $10. 5 and under free.

Guelph Model Railroad Society train show. Thomas the Tank Engine invites kids of all ages to watch him and his big freight train friends operate on our 2400 sq. foot model railroad. 10am to 4pm. Adults $5 and kids under 13 are free.

Celebration 150, 7:30pm, Guelph Chamber Choir is joined by 4 guest choirs and internationally acclaimed Guelph folk singer-songwriter James Gordon. 6:30pm pre-concert PodiumTalk, River Run Centre. Tickets 519-763-300.

Remembrance Day tea & bake sale, Royal Canadian Legion, 11 First St. E., Elmira, 1 to 3pm. Baking, deli table, tea room, raffle table and penny table.

SUN. NOV. 5

The Hilltop Singers presents Canada Remembers, 7pm, St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, Fergus. Free will offering.

MON. NOV. 6

Euchre, Fergus Legion Br. 275, 7:30pm, new players welcome.

TUES. NOV. 7

Crib, Fergus Legion Branch 275, 7pm, new players welcome.

Air Cadet registration night, 6:30 to 9pm, Guelph Armoury-7, Wyndham St. S. Aviation, leadership, outdoor survival, sports, camping and more.

WED. NOV. 8

A night of euchre, Rockmosa Community Centre, 7pm, $5/person. Prizes and lunch to follow. Proceeds towards supplies for the AIC machine at Guelph General Hospital.

Food for thought, Mimosa United Church dinner and lecture. Dinner seating for 50. The Wieskirche in Bavaria - Guadalupe and the Cathedral of Mexico City, call 519-855-4201 for details.

Turkey dinner at Trinity United Church, Grand Valley. Continuous buffet served from 4:30 to 7pm. Adults $15, kids 5 to 12 $6. Advance tickets only, call 519-928-5627 or 519-928-5675.

THURS. NOV. 9

7:30pm. Arthur Agricultural Society - Downstairs hall, Arthur Community Centre. All welcome.

Remembering Leonard: A celebration of Leonard Cohen's poetry and music held at the Elora Centre for the Arts. Doors open at 7pm and a 7:30pm start. Admission is $6.

Weekly bingo 7pm, hosted by the Fergus Legion Branch 275 Ladies Auxiliary. All welcome.

FRI. NOV. 10

Free monthly massage therapy clinic with local RMT, Candice Thornton. Nov. 10 and Dec. 8 at the Belwood Hall. Space is limited. RSVP to 519-993-3068.

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2nd Chance Employment Counselling Smart Serve workshop, 9:15am to 3:30pm, 160 St. David St. S. #104, Fergus. $22.50 cash, spaces limited. Call to register 519-843-5513.

Erin United Church annual turkey dinner, sittings at 5, 6 and 7pm. $15/adult $8/kids 12 and under for take out only. Kids 12 and under dine in for free. Cindy, 519-833-9808 for dine in tickets.

SAT. NOV. 11

St. Joseph Church bazaar, 409 Paisley Rd., 10am to 2pm. Cash draws, silent auction, penny table, craft table, baked goods, attic treasures and more. Come and see Santa.

Duff's annual ham supper, Puslinch Community Centre. 2 sittings available 5 or 7pm. Doors open at 4:30 or 6:30pm. Adults, $18, couple $35, youth 6 to 10 $10, 5 and under free. Tickets call Brenda Law 519-767-2462 or Duff's 519-763-1163.

SUN NOV. 12

Euchre party at Sacred Heart Church, Kenilworth, 7:30pm. Admission $2.50, door prize, 50/25/25 draw, penny table and light lunch. Everyone welcome.

MON. NOV. 13

Hospice Palliative Care volunteer training, Oct. 30 to Dec. 11, Mondays 6 to 9pm. Call 519-836-3921 ext. 227 for more info.

TUES. NOV. 14

Pot luck supper and annual meeting Of Guelph Twp. Hort. Soc., 6pm, Marden Community Centre. Activity: Hands on Christmas arrangement. Year's prizes paid out.

FRI. NOV. 17

A bridge to Africa – A bridge afternoon fundraising party sponsored by The Grandmothers of the Grand. Noon to 4pm. Lunch and door prizes. $20 p.p. Register by Nov. 12, 519-846-5965.

SAT. NOV. 18

Art class, 10am to 1pm. Teacher: Connie Melnik, 519-824-7628. Bring lunch, 2 dollar store canvasses, (1 med., 1 small), subject and brushes. $25 p.p. per session. Ebenezer United Church.

Talk and discussion "One planet, everyone's home," sponsored by the Baha'is of Centre Wellington, 7:30pm at The Carriage House, behind 210 St. Andrew Street E., Fergus.

Vendors wanted for craft sale at Knox Elora Presbyterian Church. 9 am to 1pm. Cost for a table is a donation. To book a table please call 519-846-0680 or 519-846-8061.

Evergreen Seniors Centre community craft sale, 9:30am to 1:30pm. See the talented works of community vendors. For more information call 519-823-1291.

2017 annual Listowel & district right to life banquet and silent auction, Palmerston Christian Reformed Church, 400 Whites Rd. 6pm doors open, 6:30pm dinner begins. Tickets $25 per adult and $15 for youth, 519-343-3384.

CW Baha'i Community presents One planet, everyone's home, a free presentation and open discussion with refreshments, 7:30pm, at the carriage house, 210 St. Andrew Street, E., Fergus.

The Palmerston and District Hospital Auxiliary annual Christmas bazaar, 9am to 1pm, Palmerston Community Centre.

Dublin Heritage auction, 6:30pm. Proceeds to help fund improvements for the heritage building. Held at Dublin St. United Church, 68 Suffolk St. W. Guelph. Tickets: 519-821-0610.

A pilgrims’ evening dinner & show, Gale Presbyterian Church, 7pm. Advance tickets only. $15/person or $30/family. Rev. Scott Sinclair & friends’ pilgrimages on the Camino De Santiago De Compestela.

Vendor sale, 1 to 5pm, Fergus Rugby Clubhouse, 160 Albert St. W. Supporting the Falcons UK Tour 2018.

Church bazaar, 287 Water St., Guelph, 10am to 2pm. Something for everyone, Grandma’s attic, bake table, lunch booth, Christmas crafts, kids’ stuff and games. Free admission.

MON. NOV. 20

Ontario Miniature Enthusiasts of Guelph meeting, Dublin Street United Church, 1 to 3pm. New members welcome.

TUES. NOV. 21

Blood donation clinic, Centre Wellington Community Sportsplex, 550 Belsyde Ave., Fergus, 2 to 8pm.

Monthly luncheon, Gale Presbyterian Church, 11:30am to 1pm, $12. Meat loaf, mashed potatoes, salad, green peas, dessert.

WED. NOV. 22

The Elora and Salem Horticultural Society meet at the Elora Public Library, 7:30pm, 144 Geddes St., Elora. Barry Vanderveer, from Grand River Nursery will present “The Aging Garden(er).” All welcome, light refreshments provided.

Taizé service, St James Anglican Church, Fergus, 7pm. A prayer service of meditative singing and periods of silence. All welcome to join in this practice of music and meditation.

TOPS - Take Off Pounds Sensibly. Wednesdays 5:45 to 6:45pm.St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, Mount Forest. Info: Michelle 519-939-8176.

FRI. NOV 24

Saving Sleeping Beauty, Guelph Little Theatre, Nov. 24 to Dec. 10, 176 Morris St. A fun, family musical. More info: 519-821-0270.

Stroke is treatable - Social interaction and recreation, 9:30 to 10:30am, Victoria Park Seniors Centre, Fergus. Join the stroke recovery Fergus/Elora group in learning about community activities that survivors and care partners can enjoy.

Arthur Christmas bazaar and supper, St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, 4:30 to 6:30pm.

SAT. NOV. 25

Marsville Lions community breakfast. Last Saturday of every month. Marsville Community Centre. Lions serve an all you can eat hearty breakfast. $5/plate. 7:30 to 10am.

The Waterloo Region Stamp Club's annual stamp show, Royal Canadian Legion, 316 Marsland Dr., Waterloo, 10am to 4pm. Free admission and parking. Lunch counter at Legion.

Christmas craft and bake sale hosted by The Royal Canadian Legion Br. 234 Ladies Auxiliary, 10am to 2pm, 57 Watson Parkway S., Guelph. Bake table, touch & take, lunch counter and meat pies for sale. Free admission, free parking.

SUN NOV. 26

Aberfoyle Santa Claus Parade, please bring a donation for local Food Bank. 2pm parade starts at township offices. Meet Santa after at the Optimist Recreation Centre for free refreshments, prizes and photos.

MON. NOV 27

Hospice Palliative Care volunteer training, Oct. 30 to Dec. 11, Mondays 6 to 9pm. Call 519-836-3921 ext. 227 for more info.

TUES. NOV. 28

Guelph Horticultural Society general meeting/annual holiday penny table, 7pm, Dublin Street United Church. Guest speaker: Patricia Patrick - Christmas Traditions, New and Old. New members welcome, more info see online.

FRI. DEC. 1

A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens - A perfect holiday treat for the entire family. Dec. 1 to 3 and 8 to 10, Friday 8pm, Saturday 2pm and 8pm, Sunday 2pm. Fergus Grand Theatre, 519-787-1981.

Woolwich Lions Christmas dine and dance, Dec. 1 and Dec. 2, Lions Hall, Elmira. $60 taxes and gratuities incl. Ideal for group of 8 or small company. Catered event, dance to The Lulu's Band. More info call Sandy 519-638-2523.

SAT. DEC. 2

10th annual Christmas rocks house tour, 10am to 5pm. $20 ticket includes glass of wine and cheese at club. 7 stops. Tickets at Harriston Curling Club day of or Sheila 519-338-3433.

Christmas in the village church bazaar, St John’s Anglican Church, 112 Guelph St., Rockwood, 9am to 2pm. Silent auction, bake table, Christmas greenery, jewellery and more.

Jam session, Fergus Legion Branch 275 in the clubroom. Enjoy a lively afternoon of country and western music. 2 to 4pm.

THURS. DEC. 7

7:30pm. Arthur Agricultural Society - Downstairs hall, Arthur Community Centre. All welcome.

FRI. DEC. 8

GWSA +55 snowball dance with DJ Ted Lavoie, 1 to 3:30pm, Evergreen Seniors Centre. Advance tickets $8 at the front desk, 519-823-1291.

Free monthly massage therapy clinic with local RMT, Candice Thornton at the Belwood Hall. Space is limited. RSVP to 519-993-3068.

SAT. DEC. 9

Art class, 10am to 1pm. Teacher: Connie Melnik, 519-824-7628. Bring lunch, 2 dollar store canvasses, (1 med., 1 small), subject and brushes. $25 p.p. per session. Ebenezer United Church.

THURS. DEC. 14

St John’s Anglican Church parade of lights chilli supper, 5 to 7:30pm. Warm up with chilli, hot dogs and hot chocolate while listening to live music.

TUES. DEC. 19

Christmas luncheon, Gale Presbyterian Church, 11:30am to 1pm. Advance tickets only, $15. Turkey, dressing, mashed potatoes, roll, gravy, hot vegetable, cranberry salad, pie, drink.

SUN. DEC. 24

Blood donation clinic, Centre Wellington Community Sportsplex, 550 Belsyde Ave., Fergus, 2 to 8pm.

 

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