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Perth weekend guide: August 12 – 14

Perth Weekend Guide: August 12 – 14

Check out the weekend guide below to find out what is going on in your community.


FRIDAY, AUGUST 12

River of Memory at Matheson House – Perth Through the Ages

11:00am
Theatrical historic walking tour for all ages — Perth Through the Ages — is back with a new walk, which celebrates Perth’s past as the town celebrates its 200 history in 2016. Perfect for the whole family!
$15; $12 for Classic Theatre Festival ticketholders (proof of purchase required); children aged 12 and under pay 50%-off adult price
Matheson House
11 Gore St. E., Perth
1-877-283-1283
classictheatre.ca

Arms and the Man at Good Shepherd Hall, St. James Anglican Church

2:00pm
Jul 22-Aug 14. 2pm on Wed-Sun, 8pm on Wed, Thurs, Sat.
George Bernard Shaw’s Arms and the Man (July 22 to August 14) is a delightful comedy satirizing the futility of war. George Orwell called it “the wittiest play” Shaw ever wrote.
Pre-show Talks explain the history, story, background, and social/cultural context of the play and playwright and are included with the price of your ticket. Pre-show Talks are presented at 1:30pm before each matinee, and at 7:30pm before each evening performance (starting Jul 24).
$30; under 30 $21; Aug 19/20 $27
Good Shepherd Hall, St. James Anglican Church
54 Beckwith St. E., Perth
Classictheatre.ca

Lonely Ghosts Walk at Matheson House

7:00pm
Throughout 200 years of the town’s history, the unsettled spirits of Perth refuse to go quietly into that good night until their stories are told. Hear their new tales this season every Friday evening at 8pm from July 1 to August 26 for this family-friendly hour-long ghost walk through Perth’s historic streets.
$15; $12 for Classic Theatre Festival ticketholders (proof of purchase required); children aged 12 and under pay 50%-off adult price.
Matheson House
11 Gore St. E., Perth
Classictheatre.ca

Tom Watson at O’Reilly’s Pub

9:00pm
Live Music
O’Reilly’s Pub
43 Gore St. E., Perth
613 267-7994
www.oreillyspubperth.com

Matt Dickson at Golden Arrow

9:00pm
Live music
Golden Arrow
71 Foster St., Perth
613-267-4500
Goldenarrowpub.com

McDonald’s Corners Farmers’ Market

MERA Schoolhouse grounds, McDonald’s Corners
www.lanarklocalflavour.ca/node/121

SATURDAY, AUGUST 13

Perth Farmers’ Market

8:00am – 1:00pm
THE PERTH FARMERS’ MARKET takes place every Saturday morning between May 7th and October 8th, 2016, in the Tay Basin Parking Lot and around the Crystal Palace. Vendors are set-up between 8am and 1pm and offer fresh, local, organic in-season produce, plants, preserves, meat, home baking, and tons of other goodies. The Market also offers artisans and crafts, jewellry, entertainment occasionally and chance to have breakfast at the Piggin’ Out Market Cafe. This is a great way to spend a Saturday morning, getting to know your local producers in the heart of downtown Perth!

Perth Garlic Festival

9:00am – 5:00pm
Cooking demos, garlic-flavoured foods, fresh garlic for sale, garlic braiding, “Birds of Prey”, wine & beer tasting, local silent art auction. Cost $5, free for children under 12.
Perth Fairgrounds
Halton & Arthur St., Perth
1-877-268-2833
perthgarlicfestival.com

River of Memory at Matheson House – Perth Through the Ages

11:00am
Theatrical historic walking tour for all ages — Perth Through the Ages — is back with a new walk, which celebrates Perth’s past as the town celebrates its 200 history in 2016. Perfect for the whole family!
$15; $12 for Classic Theatre Festival ticketholders (proof of purchase required); children aged 12 and under pay 50%-off adult price
Matheson House
11 Gore St. E., Perth
1-877-283-1283
classictheatre.ca

Arms and the Man at Good Shepherd Hall, St. James Anglican Church

2:00pm and again at 8:00pm
Jul 22-Aug 14. 2pm on Wed-Sun, 8pm on Wed, Thurs, Sat.
George Bernard Shaw’s Arms and the Man (July 22 to August 14) is a delightful comedy satirizing the futility of war. George Orwell called it “the wittiest play” Shaw ever wrote.
Pre-show Talks explain the history, story, background, and social/cultural context of the play and playwright and are included with the price of your ticket. Pre-show Talks are presented at 1:30pm before each matinee, and at 7:30pm before each evening performance (starting Jul 24).
$30; under 30 $21; Aug 19/20 $27
Good Shepherd Hall, St. James Anglican Church
54 Beckwith St. E., Perth
Classictheatre.ca

Derringer at Golden Arrow

9:00pm
Live music
Golden Arrow
71 Foster St., Perth
613-267-4500
Goldenarrowpub.com

SUNDAY, AUGUST 14

Perth Garlic Festival

9:00am – 4:00pm
Cooking demos, garlic-flavoured foods, fresh garlic for sale, garlic braiding, “Birds of Prey”, wine & beer tasting, local silent art auction. Cost $5, free for children under 12.
Perth Fairgrounds
Halton & Arthur St., Perth
1-877-268-2833
perthgarlicfestival.com

River of Memory at Matheson House – Perth Through the Ages

11:00am
Theatrical historic walking tour for all ages — Perth Through the Ages — is back with a new walk, which celebrates Perth’s past as the town celebrates its 200 history in 2016. Perfect for the whole family!
$15; $12 for Classic Theatre Festival ticketholders (proof of purchase required); children aged 12 and under pay 50%-off adult price
Matheson House
11 Gore St. E., Perth
1-877-283-1283
Classictheatre.ca

Arms and the Man at Good Shepherd Hall, St. James Anglican Church

2:00pm
Jul 22-Aug 14. 2pm on Wed-Sun, 8pm on Wed, Thurs, Sat.
George Bernard Shaw’s Arms and the Man (July 22 to August 14) is a delightful comedy satirizing the futility of war. George Orwell called it “the wittiest play” Shaw ever wrote.
Pre-show Talks explain the history, story, background, and social/cultural context of the play and playwright and are included with the price of your ticket. Pre-show Talks are presented at 1:30pm before each matinee, and at 7:30pm before each evening performance (starting Jul 24).
$30; under 30 $21; Aug 19/20 $27
Good Shepherd Hall, St. James Anglican Church
54 Beckwith St. E., Perth
Classictheatre.ca

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Perth weekend guide: August 12 – 14

Perth Weekend Guide: August 12 – 14

Check out the weekend guide below to find out what is going on in your community.


FRIDAY, AUGUST 12

River of Memory at Matheson House – Perth Through the Ages

11:00am
Theatrical historic walking tour for all ages — Perth Through the Ages — is back with a new walk, which celebrates Perth’s past as the town celebrates its 200 history in 2016. Perfect for the whole family!
$15; $12 for Classic Theatre Festival ticketholders (proof of purchase required); children aged 12 and under pay 50%-off adult price
Matheson House
11 Gore St. E., Perth
1-877-283-1283
classictheatre.ca

Arms and the Man at Good Shepherd Hall, St. James Anglican Church

2:00pm
Jul 22-Aug 14. 2pm on Wed-Sun, 8pm on Wed, Thurs, Sat.
George Bernard Shaw’s Arms and the Man (July 22 to August 14) is a delightful comedy satirizing the futility of war. George Orwell called it “the wittiest play” Shaw ever wrote.
Pre-show Talks explain the history, story, background, and social/cultural context of the play and playwright and are included with the price of your ticket. Pre-show Talks are presented at 1:30pm before each matinee, and at 7:30pm before each evening performance (starting Jul 24).
$30; under 30 $21; Aug 19/20 $27
Good Shepherd Hall, St. James Anglican Church
54 Beckwith St. E., Perth
Classictheatre.ca

Lonely Ghosts Walk at Matheson House

7:00pm
Throughout 200 years of the town’s history, the unsettled spirits of Perth refuse to go quietly into that good night until their stories are told. Hear their new tales this season every Friday evening at 8pm from July 1 to August 26 for this family-friendly hour-long ghost walk through Perth’s historic streets.
$15; $12 for Classic Theatre Festival ticketholders (proof of purchase required); children aged 12 and under pay 50%-off adult price.
Matheson House
11 Gore St. E., Perth
Classictheatre.ca

Tom Watson at O’Reilly’s Pub

9:00pm
Live Music
O’Reilly’s Pub
43 Gore St. E., Perth
613 267-7994
www.oreillyspubperth.com

Matt Dickson at Golden Arrow

9:00pm
Live music
Golden Arrow
71 Foster St., Perth
613-267-4500
Goldenarrowpub.com

McDonald’s Corners Farmers’ Market

MERA Schoolhouse grounds, McDonald’s Corners
www.lanarklocalflavour.ca/node/121

SATURDAY, AUGUST 13

Perth Farmers’ Market

8:00am – 1:00pm
THE PERTH FARMERS’ MARKET takes place every Saturday morning between May 7th and October 8th, 2016, in the Tay Basin Parking Lot and around the Crystal Palace. Vendors are set-up between 8am and 1pm and offer fresh, local, organic in-season produce, plants, preserves, meat, home baking, and tons of other goodies. The Market also offers artisans and crafts, jewellry, entertainment occasionally and chance to have breakfast at the Piggin’ Out Market Cafe. This is a great way to spend a Saturday morning, getting to know your local producers in the heart of downtown Perth!

Perth Garlic Festival

9:00am – 5:00pm
Cooking demos, garlic-flavoured foods, fresh garlic for sale, garlic braiding, “Birds of Prey”, wine & beer tasting, local silent art auction. Cost $5, free for children under 12.
Perth Fairgrounds
Halton & Arthur St., Perth
1-877-268-2833
perthgarlicfestival.com

River of Memory at Matheson House – Perth Through the Ages

11:00am
Theatrical historic walking tour for all ages — Perth Through the Ages — is back with a new walk, which celebrates Perth’s past as the town celebrates its 200 history in 2016. Perfect for the whole family!
$15; $12 for Classic Theatre Festival ticketholders (proof of purchase required); children aged 12 and under pay 50%-off adult price
Matheson House
11 Gore St. E., Perth
1-877-283-1283
classictheatre.ca

Arms and the Man at Good Shepherd Hall, St. James Anglican Church

2:00pm and again at 8:00pm
Jul 22-Aug 14. 2pm on Wed-Sun, 8pm on Wed, Thurs, Sat.
George Bernard Shaw’s Arms and the Man (July 22 to August 14) is a delightful comedy satirizing the futility of war. George Orwell called it “the wittiest play” Shaw ever wrote.
Pre-show Talks explain the history, story, background, and social/cultural context of the play and playwright and are included with the price of your ticket. Pre-show Talks are presented at 1:30pm before each matinee, and at 7:30pm before each evening performance (starting Jul 24).
$30; under 30 $21; Aug 19/20 $27
Good Shepherd Hall, St. James Anglican Church
54 Beckwith St. E., Perth
Classictheatre.ca

Derringer at Golden Arrow

9:00pm
Live music
Golden Arrow
71 Foster St., Perth
613-267-4500
Goldenarrowpub.com

SUNDAY, AUGUST 14

Perth Garlic Festival

9:00am – 4:00pm
Cooking demos, garlic-flavoured foods, fresh garlic for sale, garlic braiding, “Birds of Prey”, wine & beer tasting, local silent art auction. Cost $5, free for children under 12.
Perth Fairgrounds
Halton & Arthur St., Perth
1-877-268-2833
perthgarlicfestival.com

River of Memory at Matheson House – Perth Through the Ages

11:00am
Theatrical historic walking tour for all ages — Perth Through the Ages — is back with a new walk, which celebrates Perth’s past as the town celebrates its 200 history in 2016. Perfect for the whole family!
$15; $12 for Classic Theatre Festival ticketholders (proof of purchase required); children aged 12 and under pay 50%-off adult price
Matheson House
11 Gore St. E., Perth
1-877-283-1283
Classictheatre.ca

Arms and the Man at Good Shepherd Hall, St. James Anglican Church

2:00pm
Jul 22-Aug 14. 2pm on Wed-Sun, 8pm on Wed, Thurs, Sat.
George Bernard Shaw’s Arms and the Man (July 22 to August 14) is a delightful comedy satirizing the futility of war. George Orwell called it “the wittiest play” Shaw ever wrote.
Pre-show Talks explain the history, story, background, and social/cultural context of the play and playwright and are included with the price of your ticket. Pre-show Talks are presented at 1:30pm before each matinee, and at 7:30pm before each evening performance (starting Jul 24).
$30; under 30 $21; Aug 19/20 $27
Good Shepherd Hall, St. James Anglican Church
54 Beckwith St. E., Perth
Classictheatre.ca

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