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Novem­ber NOVEM­BER 5-10

WEEK Of RE­MEM­BRANCE: Till­son­burg Mil­i­tary His­tory Club’s Re­mem­brance Week dis­play runs from Nov. 5-10 at the Till­son­burg Sta­tion Arts Cen­tre, 41 Bridge St.


RE­MEM­BER THAT ONE: Kyle Joe con­cert, Fri­day, Nov. 9, at Uni­for Hall, 364 Vic­to­ria Street, Inger­soll at 7:30 p.m. Tick­ets $20, li­censed. Spon­sored by Ox­ford District Women’s In­sti­tute. Tick­ets avail­able from Sheila 519-349-2768 or Ilene 519-842-8145.

ROAST beef Sup­per: The Delhi Le­gion will be serv­ing a roast-beef sup­per on Fri­day, Nov. 9, from 5-6:30 p.m. Cost, $12 and $2 for choice if desserts. All wel­come. Take outs avail­able. Free home de­liv­ery to se­niors and shut-ins in Delhi. Call by 4 p.m. to or­der (519582-2740).

OPEN JAM NIGHT: Ev­ery­one wel­come, bring an in­stru­ment or just come out and lis­ten to the mu­sic at The Wag­ner Me­mo­rial Teeter­ville Le­gion, Branch 526, 3890 Teeter­ville Road. For more in­for­ma­tion call the Le­gion 519443-5588.


MISTLETOE magic CHRIST­MAS BAZAAR: Satur­day, Nov. 10th from 10 a.m. till 2 p.m. Please join us at St. Mary’s Catholic Women’s League An­nual Christ­mas Bazaar in the Church Hall and at the Fa­ther Lan­gan Parish Cen­tre. Coun­try Mar­ket, Knit­ting and Sewing, Gen­tly used Books and Toys, Time­less Trea­sures, Christ­mas Dé­cor, Bake Shop and the al­ways pop­u­lar penny ta­ble. Make time to stay for lunch in St. Mary’s Café. Soup, Sand­wich, Dessert and Cof­fee or Tea. Adults $7, Chil­dren un­der 10 $3; Cof­fee and dessert $3. Rolph Street, Till­son­burg. Thank you for your con­tin­ued sup­port.

CHRIST­MAS BAZAAR: Peace Lutheran Church Christ­mas Bazaar, 60 Young Street, is Satur­day, Nov. 10, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Cab­bage rolls, bak­ing, gifts, crafts, Christ­mas dec­o­ra­tions. Lunch $6. Soup, roll dessert, cof­fee and tea.

AN­NUAL EDI­SON DIN­NER: Satur­day, Nov. 10 at the Vi­enna Com­mu­nity Cen­tre. Bar opens at 5 p.m. Beef Din­ner 6 p.m. “The Coun­try Clas­sics” Mu­sic, Dance and Silent Auc­tion. Ad­vance tick­ets 2/$50 or $30/each. Call 519-7738798.

PERISCOPE PLAYHOUSE: The Sarah Smith Band en­ter­tains at the Port Bur­well Periscope Playhouse on Nov. 10 with two shows at 2 and 8 p.m. Tick­ets $30 avail­able at periscope­play­house.com or by call­ing 519-874-1185.

CRAFT AND VEN­DOR FAIR: Till­son­burg Tri-county Fair presents its Craft and Ven­dor Fair at the Delhi Hun­gar­ian Hall, Nov. 10, 10-4. Ad­mis­sion $2, kids free. All pro­ceeds to the Till­son­burg Tricounty Fair. Penny sale, stock­ing stuffers, home­made crafts, fes­tive inpsir­a­tions. Food avail­able on site.

TRA­DI­TIONAL IR­ISH mu­sic SES­SION & CEILI DANCE: Bring your danc­ing shoes and kick up your heels at the Port Rowan Cana­dian Le­gion Branch 379 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Satur­day, Nov. 10. No prior dance ex­pe­ri­ence nec­es­sary - in­struc­tion pro­vided. All ages WEL­COME. Mu­sic pro­vided by Great Lakes Ceili Band. En­try fee is a do­na­tion at the door. For more in­for­ma­tion con­tact Sara Van Hamme at sar­a­van­hamme@gmail.com.

CHRIST­MAS BAZAAR: Satur­day, Nov. 10 at Wood­ing­ford Lodge, 52 Veni­son St West, 9:30-2. An­nual Christ­mas Bazaar - many ven­dors, bake ta­ble, crafts.

TEETER­VILLE LE­GION mem­ber­ship DRIVE: The Wag­ner Me­mo­rial Teeter­ville Le­gion, Branch 526, in Teeter­ville would like to wel­come the com­mu­nity and area res­i­dents to join our Le­gion. We are hav­ing a Mem­ber­ship Drive Satur­day, Nov. 10, from 2-5 p.m. at the Le­gion, 3890 Teeter­ville Road. Our Le­gion is a com­mu­nity-minded or­ga­ni­za­tion which is held to­gether by work­ing to­gether.


RE­MEM­BRANCE DAY DIN­NER: Sun­day, Nov. 11 there is a Re­mem­brance Din­ner at the Royal Cana­dian Le­gion in Till­son­burg. So­cial hour starts at 5 p.m. and roast beef din­ner at 5:45 p.m. Tick­ets are $15 avail­able at the Le­gion of­fice from 9 a.m-noon. Guest speaker Donna Beek is a Sil­ver Cross Mother who rep­re­sents all moth­ers who lost their chil­dren in the mil­i­tary ser­vice of Canada. Till­son­burg Re­mem­brance Day ceno­taph ser­vice starts at 10:45 a.m. The Silent Walk be­gins at 10:30 a.m.


OT­TER VAL­LEY NAT­U­RAL­ISTS: Mon­day, Nov. 12 meet­ing, 7 p.m. at the Straf­fordville Com­mu­nity Cen­tre. The Cul­ture or Bird Watch­ing - Paul Ni­chol­son. While bird watch­ers are look­ing at birds, is any­one watch­ing the bird watch­ers? Is there an ob­serv­able bird watch­ing cul­ture? Do Til­ley hats and multi-pock­eted khaki vests have any mean­ing? Paul Ni­chol­son, life­long birder and the bird watch­ing colum­nist for the LFP, will share his thoughts and in­sights on this un­usual but in­ter­est­ing theme.


BOARD game NIGHT: Gather round at Bos­ton Pizza Till­son­burg in sup­port of Sal­va­tion Army every Wed­nes­day in Novem­ber. Chal­lenge your fam­ily and friends to a clas­sic board game show­down. Do­nate to take home the board game and re­deem your­self with a re­match. En­joy Appy Hour prices from 3-6 p.m. and 9 p.m.-close.


17Th AN­NUAL AYLMERMALAHIDE CHRIST­MAS TOUR Of HOMES: Hosted by Aylmermalahide Mu­seum - four unique homes, plus the Mu­seum to view on Fri­day, Nov. 16, 6:30-10 p.m. and Satur­day, Nov. 17, 1-9 p.m. Turkey sup­per Fri­day 6 p.m., Bap­tist Church. Tour tick­ets $20, sup­per tick­ets $15, call 519-7739723 or 519-773-5575 or from lo­cal mer­chants.


SE­NIOR CEN­TRE pa DAY: Grab a grand­par­ent and head to the Till­son­burg Se­nior Cen­tre on Fri­day, Nov. 16 for a half-day of fun and in­ter­ac­tive PA Day pro­gram­ming, fea­tur­ing fit­ness, arts and crafts, and a healthy lunch. Cost is $5 per per­son. Reg­is­ter at 688-2520. This month’s event made pos­si­ble with spon­sor­ship by the Town of Till­son­burg and Avon­dale Coun­try Jam­boree. Ac­tiv­i­ties will be sea­son­ally-themed.

GOSPEL hymn CON­CERT: Fri­day, Nov. 16, St. John’s Angli­can Church, 23 Dover Street, Ot­ter­ville, is host­ing a Gospel Hymn Con­cert with the The Lynn Val­ley Voices, Nor­folk’s new­est vo­cal en­sem­ble. This group in­cludes singers from across the county. Formed in the fall of 2015 by Jan­ice Ketchen to fill the need for a mixed voices com­mu­nity choir in the area, this group of ex­pe­ri­enced cho­ris­ters per­forms choral mu­sic from var­i­ous pe­ri­ods and gen­res. Since its in­cep­tion, the LVV has at­tracted over 40 tal­ented singers and per­formed at var­i­ous venues around the area. Come and en­joy your favourite hymns.


WEL­COME back TO OT­TER­VILLE STU­DIO TOUR: Visit the his­toric vil­lage of Ot­ter­ville, Nov. 17-18. Each year artists of Ot­ter­ville open their doors to ex­hibit their orig­i­nal art, pho­tog­ra­phy, jewelry, mixed me­dia and more, 10-5 Satur­day and Sun­day. Maps avail­able on­line at the Wel­come Back To Ot­ter­ville web­site, or at lo­cal busi­nesses. Watch for yel­low flags at each lo­ca­tion.


TILL­SON­BURG OPTIMIST SANTA CLAUS PA­RADE: Par­tic­i­pants please gather be­hind Avon­dale United Church by 1 p.m. sharp. Pa­rade starts at 2 p.m. Join us in Down­town Till­son­burg! We can’t wait to have you join in all of the fun and wel­come this hol­i­day sea­son!

FROSTY FAIR: Satur­day, Nov. 17 from 9 a.m. to noon. Please join us at St. Paul’s United Church, 88 Bid­well Street, Till­son­burg, for our an­nual UCW bazaar. Deli, bake ta­ble, jams and jel­lies, knit­ting, crafts and ven­dors such as Epi­cure, Nor­wex and more! Tea, cof­fee and cook­ies in­cluded with your $2 ad­mis­sion. Some­thing for ev­ery­one!

BROWNSVILLE CHRIST­MAS CRAFT & VEN­DOR SHOW: Satur­day, Nov. 17 at the Brownsville Com­mu­nity Cen­tre, 10 a.m. to

4 p.m. Light lunch avail­able. $2 ad­mis­sion, chil­dren un­der 12 free. All pro­ceeds to char­ity.

TILL­SON­BURG LE­GION CHRIST­MAS BAZAAR: $2 ad­mis­sion, 12 and un­der free. Door prizes, huge penny sale, raf­fle ta­bles, 30 ven­dors, Ladies Aux­il­iary serv­ing snacks and lunch, free park­ing. Wheel­chair ac­ces­si­ble. 16 Durham St.

MESSY church: Satur­day, Nov. 17 at St. Paul’s United Church, 88 Bid­well Street. The theme is Deck the Halls. Come and make dec­o­ra­tions for your tree and home. Ac­tiv­i­ties in­clude a visit to the Frosty Fair bazaar. Please note, we will meet up­stairs in the Friend­ship Room. This room will re­main open for our par­tic­i­pants un­til the start of the Till­son­burg Santa Claus pa­rade at 2 p.m. Lunch pro­vided. No charge. Chil­dren ac­com­pa­nied by an adult please

hick­ory HILLS CHRIST­MAS BAZAAR: Satur­day, Nov. 17, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tea Room is open 11:30 to 1:30. Christ­mas Crafts, Silent Auc­tion, Bake Sale, Tea Room.

ROB CROMWELL un­plugged AT THE cop­per mug: Satur­day, Nov. 17 from 9:30 p.m. - 1:30 a.m. No cover charge. Great rock and roll clas­sics from this lo­cal star per­former.

CHRIST­MAS BAZAAR: Join us at the Teeter­ville Le­gion for our Christ­mas Bazaar, 11-3 p.m. Come out and do all your Christ­mas shop­ping. Lots of ven­dors. To be a ven­dor con­tact the Le­gion 519-4435588.


OR­GAN CON­CERT: You are in­vited to ‘A Mu­si­cal Af­ter­noon with Joel Van­derzee,’ Sun­day, Nov. 18, 4 p.m. at St. John’s Angli­can Church, Till­son­burg. Tick­ets $15, avail­able from the church of­fice (519-8425573), St. John’s choir mem­bers, or Coward Phar­ma­choice, 165 Broad­way, Till­son­burg.

COURTLAND CHRIST­MAS CRAFT & VEN­DOR SHOW: Sun­day, Nov. 18 at the Courtland Li­ons Com­mu­nity Cen­tre, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. $2 ad­mis­sion, chil­dren un­der 12 free. All pro­ceeds to char­ity.


HIS­TOR­I­CAL SO­CI­ETY: Till­son­burg & District His­tor­i­cal So­ci­ety’s next meet­ing is Mon­day, Nov. 19, 7 p.m. at An­nan­dale Na­tional His­toric Site, 2nd floor. Guest speaker, Frank Moore of the Till­son­burg Mil­i­tary His­tory Club, will present “The Suit­case,” de­scrib­ing the con­tents of a suit­case he dis­cov­ered that led to the iden­ti­fi­ca­tion of a crew of Cana­dian air­men lost in Hol­land in 1944. Re­fresh­ments to fol­low. Ev­ery­one wel­come!

LET’S TALK MEN­TAL HEALTH: This group at the Till­son­burg Pub­lic Li­brary is de­signed to be a safe space for peo­ple to talk about and work on the var­i­ous strug­gles in­volved with main­tain­ing men­tal health. A Peer Sup­port Leader from CMHA will be at the li­brary every Mon­day (hol­i­days ex­cluded) from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. This is a drop-in pro­gram, no reg­is­tra­tion is re­quired.


WARS Of THE ROSES & THE LAST PLANTAGENET: Thurs­day, Nov. 22, 2 p.m. at the Till­son­burg Pub­lic Li­brary. Lo­cal his­to­rian and au­thor, Stephen Bourne, will dis­cuss the fas­ci­nat­ing pe­riod in his­tory that is 15th cen­tury Eng­land, in­clud­ing an in-depth look at the mys­tery around King Richard III’S death, and what he learned on a re­cent trip to Le­ices­ter, Eng­land. Reg­is­tra­tion re­quired for this free pro­gram, please re­serve your space by con­tact­ing the li­brary at 519842-5571.


OPEN HOUSE AT AN­NAN­DALE NA­TIONAL HIS­TORIC SITE: Join our Christ­mas at An­nan­dale Open House Week­end, Nov. 23-25! See the light­ing of the out­door tree gar­den 7 p.m. Fri­day, tour 15 exquisitely dec­o­rated rooms and ex­plore the Bat­ter­ies Not In­cluded ex­hibit. 30 Till­son Ave, Till­son­burg. Ex­tended hours, 7-8 on Nov. 23, 10 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Nov. 24, and 12-4 Sun­day, Nov. 25. For more in­for­ma­tion call 519-842-2294.


BID FOR KIDS SAKE & BAT­TLE Of THE HORS D’OEUVRES: Join Big Broth­ers Big Sis­ters of Inger­soll, Till­son­burg and Area for the 14th an­nual Bid for Kids Sake and Bat­tle of the Hors D’oeuvres at the Li­ons Au­di­to­rium in the Till­son­burg Com­mu­nity Cen­tre on Fri­day, Nov. 23. This is a fun-filled evening of live en­ter­tain­ment, silent and live auc­tion, de­li­cious hors d’oeu­vre tast­ing, and great com­pany, all in sup­port of valu­able men­tor­ing pro­grams in your com­mu­nity. Re­serve your tick­ets to­day by vis­it­ing sharethe­fun.org or call­ing 519-485-1801 or 519-842-9000. This is an event you won’t want to miss!

HOL­I­DAY ARTS MAR­KET AT THE STA­TION: Christ­mas shop­ping? Think of one of a kind and unique gifts cre­ated by ar­ti­sans and artists who will be on hand Fri­day, Nov. 23 5-9 p.m. at the Sta­tion Arts Cen­tre (519-842-6151). En­joy a hot cider while you while you look around and shop. Free ad­mis­sion.

mud­men - CANADA’S CELTIC Rock WAR­RIORS: The Till­son­burg Le­gion and Red Plaid Pro­duc­tions presents the Mud­men 20th an­niver­sary tour. En­joy an evening of Celtic mu­sic and sto­ries from Mud­men - Canada’s Celtic Rock War­riors. Tick­ets $20 ad­vance or $25 at the door (sub­ject to avail­abil­ity). Avail­able at the Le­gion of­fice, can­teen. 16 Durham St.

CHRIST­MAS AT AN­NAN­DALE: Nov. 23 to Jan. 6 at An­nan­dale Na­tional His­torict Site, tour 15 exquisitely dec­o­rated rooms and ex­plore the ‘Bat­ter­ies Not In­cluded Christ­mas’ ex­hibit in the Pratt Gallery. Check out the Cor­ner Gallery on the 2nd floor for gifts while here! Dec­o­rated un­til Jan. 6, 2019. ANHS is open Mon­day-fri­day 9-4 and Sun­days 1-4 p.m.


HOL­I­DAY TOUR Of HOMES: Satur­day, Nov. 24, 2-7 p.m. Visit a va­ri­ety of lo­ca­tions for hol­i­day dec­o­rat­ing in­spi­ra­tion! Tick­ets $10 in ad­vance, or $12 the day of. Con­tact the Sta­tion Arts Cen­tre, 519-842-6151 to re­serve your tick­ets!

bake SALE: Spring­ford Bap­tist Church will be at The Till­son­burg Town Cen­tre from 8-12 noon for their 3rd an­nual Bake Sale. Pick up your Christ­mas bak­ing at the sale where there will be lots of home­made pies, cook­ies, cakes and more.

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