Pender Harbour & Egmont: Fall Faire, Ladies’ Night, Town Hall

Pender Harbour Fall Faire is this Saturday, Oct. 5 at the Hall, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will be fun for everyone with a kids’ activity centre, chili cook-off, cookie decorating, music, food, arts and crafts, a vendors’ village and more. The Piecemakers will host a quilt show at the School of Music starting at 9:30 a.m. 

Harbour Gallery will be open 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. for the Fall Faire. Their artsy scarecrow at the entrance is a prize winner. The gallery artists meet to paint Wednesdays 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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Come meet them and enjoy watching them create. New members, from beginners to pros are always welcome. 

Also on Oct. 5, the Legion will hold its famous ham and turkey draw and pie action starting at 2 p.m. Tickets for their annual Ladies Night on Oct. 19 with music by Half Cut and The Slackers are on sale at the Legion. 

Sunday, Oct. 6 the Pender Harbour and Area Residents’ Association will host a Town Hall Meeting and AGM at the PH Community Hall at 1 p.m., presenting community volunteer awards, important local news and all candidates for the 2019 federal election. PHARA has vacancies on the board. Please consider joining. 

Every Sunday at the Clubhouse Restaurant at Pender Harbour Golf Club, you can enjoy an afternoon of music with the Coast’s finest musicians at the Sunday Jam 2 to 6 p.m. Oct. 6, the Steve Hinton Band are the headliners. Admission by donation. 

The Ruby Lake Lagoon Society’s iris Griffith Nature Centre is open all year round. Now into the fall/winter season the centre is open weekends only, Saturdays and Sundays 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more details, call 604-883-9201. 

Rosemary Bonderud and Karen Wells, long-time members of the garden club, will lead a workshop where participants create a Thanksgiving centrepiece, when the PH Garden Club meets, Monday, Oct. 7 at 1 p.m. at The School of Music. There are limited spaces, so reserve your spot at phgardenclub@gmail.com Membership for 2019 is $15, $5 drop-in. Coffee, tea and goodies will be served after the workshop. Tickets for great raffle prizes will be sold. 

A taste of theatre comes to Women’s Connection Tuesday, Oct. 8, 10 a.m. at the School of Music. Gibson’s Driftwood Players will be presenting a behind the scenes view of their highly successful company and a sneak preview of their forthcoming production Goodnight Desdemona (Good Morning Juliet) by award winning Canadian playwright Ann-Marie MacDonald. Director Troy Demmitt will give a brief synopsis of this comedic play that runs Thursday, Oct. 24 through Nov. 10.

Kym Harris from Pender Harbour Health Centre will give a presentation outlining the health service programs. Refreshments will be served, $2 drop in.  

Harbourside Friendship Thursday, Oct. 10 will feature the talented musical group SASS. Lunch served at noon. Drop in $10. 

The next Connecting Garden Bay meeting is Thursday, Oct. 10 at 1:30 p.m. at Sarah Wray Hall. CGB aims to strengthen Garden Bay neighbourhoods by becoming more resilient. Matt Treit, SCRD Emergency Coordinator, will give a presentation on preparing for a major emergency. RSVP to Caron Hawrychuk at 604-883-2595 or connectgardenbay@gmail.com 

Pender Harbour Blues Society presents the 11th annual Halloween Howl and Costume Extravaganza with Gary Comeau and The Voodoo Allstars, Saturday, Oct. 26, 8 p.m. at the Hall. Tickets $30 on sale now at Java Docks, Strait Music and www.phblues.ca

Contact me with your news Mondays before noon for the Friday edition of Coast Reporter at dilysanne@hotmail.com

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