The legendary Westmount Artisans’ Show is taking place Saturday and Sunday, November 10 and 11 from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. This juried show features high quality, handmade pieces offering unique gift ideas for everyone on your holiday list. Choose from distinct jewellery, stationery, wind-chimes, pottery, bath and body products, or clothing and accessories. Thirty-five artisans will be set up at the beautiful Victoria Hall location, 4626 Sherbrooke Street West, Westmount. Admi
Photo courtesy Baie-D’Urf Potters Guild This Baie-D’Urfe Potters Guild is holding its Fall Expo and Sale starting Friday, November 2 with a vernissage between 7 and 9 p.m. Admission is free. Come and see the huge assortment of functional and decorative pottery hand-made by our local ceramic artists. The event is at the Whiteside Taylor Centre, 20551 Lakeshore Road, Baie-D’Urfé. Show hours are Friday, November 2, 7 to 9 p.m. (vernissage); Saturday/Sunday, November 3 and 4, 10
PHOTO COURTESY LAKESHORE CHAMBER ORCHESTRA The Lakeshore Chamber Orchestra presents its fall concert on Saturday, November 17 at 7:30 p.m. at Valois United Church, 70 Belmont Avenue in Pointe-Claire. Soloist – Ludwig Sémerjian, on piano. Conductor – Stewart Grant. Donation $10. Ages 18 and under free.
The spirit of Christmas will be present in Vankleek Hill, Ontario during the annual Christmas Home Tour, taking place Saturday, November 3, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. This year’s event features six heritage homes decorated for the holidays, each in a different style! An additional hour has been added following last year’s sold-out event. Enjoy church luncheons, high tea or discover the many places to eat right in town. Shuttle buses will take visitors from house to house in town a
PHOTO COURTESY CASCA Hi there! My name is Miss Spotty and I am a beautiful female calico. I was born June 6, 2014. I am extremely affectionate with my bonded human and would be happiest as the only cat or maybe one other cat in the family. I need someone who has time to hold me as I ask for hugs several times a day. I am sterilized, and vaccinated. I have been tested negative for FIV (feline aids) or FELV (feline leukemia). For more information regarding Miss Spotty, please c
PHOTO COURTESY GAIL GAGNON The Leadership students of Place Cartier Adult Centre will be hosting the third annual ‘Empty Bowls’ charity event Saturday, November 3 from noon to 3:30 p.m. at 257 Beaconsfield Blvd. in Beaconsfield. Guests choose from a selection of beautiful handmade pottery bowls which they take with them after enjoying a bowl of homemade soup. The cost is $25 per person for those guests wishing to take a bowl with them. People can also choose to pay $5 for a b
PHOTO COURTESY EVA DOLENSZKY Beaming teammates from Les Gymnastes de L’Île admire their medals after an amazing performance at this year’s Acro Palooza in Calgary, Alberta. It has been an impressive year for acro-gymnastics club Les Gymnastes de L’Île who train in Île-Perrot, Notre-Dame-de-l’Île-Perrot (NDIP), and Pincourt. For those not in the know, acrobatic gymnastics is an internationally growing form of gymnastics, governed by the Fédération Internationale de Gymnastique
PHOTO BY CCAA SPORT ACSC National Champion Emily Romancew of the John Abbott Islanders stands with her proud father on the green at Desert Blume Golf Club in Medicine Hat, Alberta, site of this year’s PING CCAA Golf National Championships. Emily Romancew, a student at John Abbott College in Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, won the PING CCAA (Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association) National Golf Championship last week at Desert Blume Golf Club in Medicine Hat, Alberta. The tournamen
IMAGE COURTESY HUDSON ARTISTS ASSOCIATION Visitors could win this colourful painting by noted Hudson artist Mona Turner The best in local art will be featured during Hudson Artists’ Fall 2018 Art Exhibition and Sale, to be held over the weekend of November 2-3-4. Visitors are invited to come on in to buy or just to browse, and take a chance on winning a unique abstract painting, with raffle proceeds going to NOVA. For almost 70 years, Hudson Artists has been a major cultural
Greenwood’s StoryFest 2018 concludes with Alissa York, the award-winning author of the novels The Naturalist, Fauna, Effigy, and Mercy, appearing at St. Mary’s Hall, 261 Main Road in Hudson, Sunday, October 28 at 2 p.m. Tickets ($15 each) are available at Pure Art, 422 Main Road and online at www.greenwoodstoryfest.com.