Sensational series includes much entertainment

Sensational Elora is filled to overflowing with musical events of all nature and variety from Oct. 3 to 12.

The gala on Oct. 3 features music, food, drink and dance and one of Elora’s favourite bands with Katalin Kiss and John Mc­Kinney.

A Canadian cultural harvest will be presented on Oct. 10 at the Elora Centre for the Arts. From Leonard Cohen to Neil Young, the music of Canada’s favourite singer songwriters weaves its way through the wit and wonder of Canadian writ­ers. Four musicians team up with two lovers of Canadian literature to bring a celebration of Canadian culture. Sip some wine, savour local delicacies, and enjoy an evening with the Canadian muse. Performers are Don Beals, Julie Corey, Donna McCaw, Rob Morris, Bob Norris and Michael Ridley

In the afternoon of Oct. 10, as part of the Sensational Kids Film Festival, The Record Club will perform and offer the premiere of its music video Norma Jean created by the Youth Arts and Entertainment Council from the Elora Centre for the Arts during the summer youth video boot camp. The Record Club, as well as several other youth bands in the com­munity will also perform dur­ing the Sensational Soup Off to be held on Thanksgiving Mon­day.

Cele­brated local composer Peter Skoggard has created a concert of music called In Our Midst, in which he explores themes of life and love at their centre and on the edges. The show will be performed at the Gorge Cinema on Oct. 11.

On Oct. 10 at St. John’s Anglican Church, the Elora Festival and Singers will celebrate Thanksgiving with songs of praise and inspira­tional poetry and prose. Tickets are $35.

For more information and to purchase tickets contact:, visit www.sensa­ or call 519-846-5638.