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Today's date: Friday September 22, 2017 Vol 50 Issue 38
   
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Fall home tour raising money for Guatemala

FERGUS - This fall a self-guided tour of local homes decorated for autumn is only a ticket away.

Outdoor learning

The 16th annual Youth Outdoors Day was held at Luther Marsh Conservation Area north of Grand Valley on Sept. 16. Over 425 attendees participated in events including a pointer dog demonstration, falconry demonstrations, ATV safety and more.

Harvest Home Festival at museum on Sept. 24

Harvest Home Festival at museum on Sept. 24

ABOYNE - It is harvest time in Wellington County and the Wellington County Museum and Archives is once again hosting the annual Harvest Home Festival.

Grand Theatre opens doors Sept. 22

Grand Theatre opens doors Sept. 22

CENTRE WELLINGTON - For the past few months, the Fergus Grand Theatre has been undergoing extensive renovations to create an updated, accessible theatre for the community to enjoy for years to come.

Minto offers diverse lineup for Culture Days

MINTO - The Minto Cultural Roundtable recently announced a diverse line up of events for 2017 Culture Days from Sept. 29 to Oct. 1.

Immerse yourself in local culture Sept. 29 to Oct. 1

CENTRE WELLINGTON - From Sept. 29 to Oct. 1, Centre Wellington along with the entire country will celebrate culture through a variety of Culture Days festivities.

Renowned magician headed to Fergus

FERGUS - Fergus magician Ryan Joyce is performing at the Fergus Grand Theatre to raise money for the new Groves Memorial Community Hospital.

Hills of Erin Studio Tour  continues on Sept. 23 and 24

Hills of Erin Studio Tour continues on Sept. 23 and 24

Artist tour - The Hills of Erin Studio Tour began on Sept. 16 and 17 and will continue on Sept. 23 and 24. There are nine studios throughout Erin, Hillsburgh and the surrounding area on the tour, which runs from 10am to 5pm each day.

Eden Mills features morning book sale and evening dance band

EDEN MILLS - On Sept. 30 Eden Mills will celebrate the 10th anniversary of its book sale, a successful annual fundraiser for the Eden Mills Community Hall, raising an average of $1,500.

Studio tour kick off

Studio tour kick off

The 2017 Elora Fergus Studio Tour launch took place on Sept. 14 at the Elora Centre for the Arts. About 50 people attended the reception to see some of the works from artists on the self-guided tour. There are 36 studios on the tour ranging from painters to glass artists. The studios will be open from 10am to 5pm on Sept. 23 and 24 and Sept. 30 and Oct. 1.

Local writer, composer’s new musical debuts in Mississauga

MISSISSAUGA - Mazo de la Roche, Timothy Findley and Stephen Leacock - all famous award-winning authors whose names were once familiar to everyone, but now perhaps mainly to students and literature aficionados.

Heather Rankin headed to Fergus

FERGUS - Heather Rankin is coming to the Fergus Grand Theatre On Oct. 13 at 8pm.

Explore the history of Conn for Doors Open

Explore the history of Conn for Doors Open

CONN - The Knox Presbyterian Church in Conn will open its doors to the public once again on Sept. 23, revealing the rich history of the village and its people.

Little Black Dress Affair a hit

MOUNT FOREST - Organizers have called the Little Black Dress Affair, a fundraiser for Louise Marshall Hospital Foundation and Cancer Patient Services Corp., a resounding success.

Belwood native Ryan Laird embarks on first country music tour as headliner

Belwood native Ryan Laird embarks on first country music tour as headliner

SASKATCHEWAN - Belwood’s own Ryan Laird has embarked on his first ever headlining tour. “I’ve done a pile of touring over the years across Canada, getting to open up for a lot of artists ... but this is my first headlining tour ... which is super exciting for me,” he said.

Speed racers in downtown Harriston

Speed racers in downtown Harriston

Darien Dirkson and AJ Bedo take off in the first Soapbox Derby race on Elora Street in Harriston as part of the Harriston-Minto Fall Fair on Sept. 17. Photo by Olivia Rutt

Speed racers in downtown Harriston

Speed racers in downtown Harriston

Darien Dirkson and AJ Bedo take off in the first Soapbox Derby race on Elora Street in Harriston as part of the Harriston-Minto Fall Fair on Sept. 17. Photo by Olivia Rutt

Maritime woodwind quintet set to perform in Drayton

DRAYTON - New Brunswick-based woodwind quintet Ventus Machina will perform in Drayton on their first venture out of Atlantic Canada, just in time to celebrate the launch of their first album.
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