FERGUS – The sale isn’t until May, but organizers of the annual Elora Festival Book Sale are now accepting donations of books.
Arts & Entertainment
Juno nominee Adrian Sutherland coming to Fergus Grand Theatre
CENTRE WELLINGTON – Adrian Sutherland is a roots-rock artist with heart from Attawapiskat First Nation, a place he still chooses to call home.
Knitting event at Fergus Grand Theatre welcomed artist Kirk Dunn
Knitting – Kirk Dunn brought his hobby to the Fergus Grand Theatre on Feb. 2, demonstrating what…
‘Small but mighty’ army guides local theatre group
“You have to be a bit crazy to do live theatre,” say Deb Stanton and David Tanner.
Drayton Entertainment opens 2023 season with American Son
ST. JACOB’S – As Drayton Entertainment prepares for the launch of its 2023 Season, it is…
Local performers raise their voices in support of Indigenous Canadians
GUELPH – The music and stories of legendary Canadian recording artist Gord Downie (The Tragically Hip) will be in the spotlight for a special concert fundraiser hosted by The Downtown Theatre Project (DTP), live onstage for three performances March 2 to 4 at Red Brick Café in downtown Guelph.
Centre Wellington wants to know what culture means to you
ELORA – Centre Wellington township wants to know what culture means to its residents and has launched an online community survey at ConnectCW.ca/culture.
Thorning’s long-awaited book about Elora launches in May
ELORA – The Model Village: A History of Elora, the book late historian Stephen Thorning started to write in the 1970s, is now available to pre-order.
Elora Singers nominated for Juno Award
ELORA – the Elora Singers have been nominated for a Juno award for their CD 'Radiant Dawn: Music for Advent and Christmas.'
Soon to be Forgotten theme of Minto gallery exhibit
MINTO – The Minto Art Gallery’s upcoming exhibition Soon to be Forgotten is the first solo art show by Jessica McKenzie.
Workhorse screening a fundraiser for Erin Agricultural Society
ERIN – It was a horse pull competition at a fall fair that inspired independent filmmaker Cliff Caines to embark on a three-year journey to create the award-winning documentary Workhorse.
New creative project will encourage mindful art-making, community building
GUELPH – The Guelph Arts Council’s (GAC) Pay it Forward Arts Fund, a gift of artist Barbara Salsberg Mathews and her husband, Bruce Mathews is offering the Re: Project.
Youth invited to enter Art on the Street poster design and contest
GUELPH – Guelph Arts Council and the Downtown Guelph Business Association are extending an open invitation for youth participants in the poster design and contest for Art on the Street 2023.
Youth chorus auditions March 5
CAMBRIDGE – Drayton Entertainment announced its Youth Chorus Program audition date for the 2023 season. The award-winning not-for-profit theatre company is looking for young performers for productions in Drayton and St. Jacobs this summer.
Minto Juried Arts Show returns
MINTO – After three years of COVID-19 disruptions the Minto Arts Council has announced its sixth Minto Juried Art Show.