Community Bulletin Board October 4


OCTOBER 4

The Maison de la Culture de Waterloo presents Rosalie Vaillancourt in concert on Friday, October 4 at 8:00 p.m. in the Maison at 441 de la Cour in Waterloo. For information call 450-539-4764 or go to www.mcwaterloo.com.

OCTOBER 5

The Townships Toddlers annual Roast Beef and Pork Barbecue takes place on Saturday, October 5 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. in the Salle des Chevaliers de Colomb at 224 Christophe-Colomb in Cowansville. Tickets are $15 for adults, $8 for children 7 to 12 and free for kids 6 and under. There is an Arts & Crafts Auction from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. and Dance with Smokin Country and Friends from 9:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. Dance tickets are $5. Profits benefit the Montreal Children’s Hospital and the community. For reservations call Ross at 450-266-1716.

Celtic Harmonies International Festival offers workshops on Saturday, October 5 including Songs of the People: Irish Traditional Song in Gaelic and Hiberno-English from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. followed by Traditional Social Dances of Quebec from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. both upstairs in the Knowlton Pub at 267 Knowlton Road in Knowlton. Tickets are $10 or $15 at the door. Tickets for 65 and over and under 12 are $8 or $10 at the door. For tickets call 450-292-3456 extension 227 or go to www.celticharmonies.ca. An Irish Session for musicians and listeners takes place from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m. in Le Relais at 286 Knowlton Road. Admission is free.

The Maison de la Culture de Waterloo presents Les Soeurs Boulay in concert on Saturday, October 5 at 8:00 p.m. in the Maison at 441 de la Cour in Waterloo. For information call 450-539-4764 or go to www.mcwaterloo.com.

Celtic Harmonies International Festival presents its opening concert The Winds of Erin featuring CRAN with step-dancer Pierre Chartrand plus opening artists Alexis Chartrand and Timi Turmel on Saturday, October 5 at 8:00 p.m. in Theatre Lac-Brome at 9 Mont Echo Road in Knowlton. Regular tickets are $42 in advance and $47 at the door. Tickets for 65 and over and under 12 are $37 and $42 at the door. For tickets call 450-292-3456 extension 227 or go to www.celticharmonies.ca.

OCTOBER 6

You are invited to Breakfast at the Cowansville Royal Canadian Legion on Sunday, October 6 from 9:00 .a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the hall at 120 Davignon in Cowansville. Come and enjoy with family and friends. The donation is $8 for adults, $4 for children 6 to 12 and free for children 5 and under. For information call 450-263-3543.

The Yamaska Valley Optimist Club invites you to participate in the 18th edition of the Walk to Fight Women’s Cancers on Sunday, October 6 starting at 9:30 a.m. from the Brome Lake Community Center at 270 Victoria in Knowlton. Registration takes place from 8:00 to 9:15 a.m. This year’s co-presidents are Louise Penny and Dr Christine Cadrin. Walkers can choose the 5-kilometer or the 10-kilometer route through the streets of Knowlton. A minimum donation of $25 is required to participate. All proceeds go to purchasing treatment equipment. Pledge forms and registration are available on-line at www.fondationbmp.ca or from Le Panier Champêtre and Royal Lepage in Knowlton, Nettoyeur Houle and Pharmacie Jean Coutu in Cowansville and Cliniue Médicale Bromont. For information call Louise Gélinas at 450-521-9478.

Celtic Harmonies International Festival offers workshops including De Belfats à Sligo: Un apprentissage personel de la musique traditionel irlandais on Sunday, October 6 at the Old Court House in Knowlton, as well as PEI Stepdancing and Bodhrán Hands-On upstairs at the Knowlton Pub, and A Brief Safari Through the Rain Forest of Irish Music and Why Don’t You Sing and Play Like Yourself at the old Court House. Regular tickets are $10 or $15 at the door. Tickets for 65 and over and under 12 are $8 or $10 at the door. For tickets call 450-292-3456 extension 227 or go to www.celticharmonies.ca. An Irish Session for musicians and listeners takes place from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m. at the Lakeview Inn in Knowlton. Admission is free.

Celtic Harmonies International Festival presents the concert The Islanders Return featuring Richard Wood and Gordon Belsher plus opening artists Lawrence O’Hearn with Cécile Delage on Sunday, October 6 at 8:00 p.m. in the Lakeview Inn in Knowlton. Regular tickets are $37 in advance and $42 at the door. Tickets for 65 and over and under 12 are $32 and $42 at the door. For tickets call 450-292-3456 extension 227 or go to www.celticharmonies.ca.

OCTOBER 7

The Canadian Club of the Yamaska Valley holds its monthly meeting on Monday, October 7 at 2:00 p.m. in the Auberge West Brome at 128 Route 139 in Town of Brome Lake. The speaker is Mohawk language teacher and Iroquois historian Kevin Deer who will discuss “Honouring the International Year of Indigenous Languages: Connections Between Language and Culture”. Admission is free for members and $10 for non-members. To reserve for lunch call the Auberge West Brome at 450-266-7552. For Canadian Club information call 450-243-6524or go to www.canadianclub-yamaskavalley.ca.

Celtic Harmonies International Festival offers the workshop Dadgad Guitar on Monday, October 7 at the Lakeview Inn in Knowlton. Tickets are $10 or $15 at the door. Tickets for 65 and over and under 12 are $8 or $10 at the door. For tickets call 450-292-3456 extension 227 or go to www.celticharmonies.ca.

Celtic Harmonies International Festival presents Seán Tyrrell and Ronan Brown in concert on Monday, October 7 at 7:30 p.m. at the Lakeview Inn in Knowlton. Regular tickets are $37 in advance and $42 at the door. Tickets for 65 and over and under 12 are $32 and $42 at the door. For tickets call 450-292-3456 extension 227 or go to www.celticharmonies.ca.

RESERVE BY OCTOBER 7

Town of Brome Lake Wellness Volunteer Centre invites all TBL seniors to a Thanksgiving lunch on Friday, October 11 at 12:00 noon in the Brome Lake Community Center at 270 Victoria in Knowlton. Music will se provided by the Frost Village Brass Band. The donation is $5. Transportation is available if needed. Please reserve by Monday, October 7. For reservations call 450-242-2020.

OCTOBER 8

Avante Women’s Centre presents #Thisisworktoo “Doing groceries the smart way” on Tuesday, October 8 at 6:00 p.m. in the Centre at 15 du Pont in Bedford. Learn how to save money and not waste food. Admission is free. Daycare is available by request only. For information call 450-248-0530 or e-mail avanteoutreach@outlook.com.

Celtic Harmonies International Festival offers the workshop The Art of Fiddling on Tuesday, October 8 at the Lakeview Inn in Knowlton. Regular tickets are $10 or $15 at the door. Tickets for 65 and over and under 12 are $8 or $10 at the door. For tickets call 450-292-3456 extension 227 or go to www.celticharmonies.ca.

Celtic Harmonies International Festival presents The Weavers of Emotion in concert featuring Ryan McKasson, Eric McDonald and Jeremiah McLane with opening artists Trisha Pope and Daniel Haché on Tuesday, October 8 at 7:30 p.m. at the Lakeview Inn in Knowlton. Regular tickets are $37 in advance and $42 at the door. Tickets for 65 and over and under 12 are $32 and $42 at the door. For tickets call 450-292-3456 extension 227 or go to www.celticharmonies.ca.

OCTOBER 9

Avante Women’s Centre presents #Thisisworktoo “5 Simple Steps to Lighten the Load” on Wednesday, October 9 at 10:00 a.m. in the Centre at 15 du Pont in Bedford. Learn how to have more “want-tos” than “have-tos”. Admission is free. For information call 450-248-0530 or e-mail avantebarb@hotmail.com.

The Parish of Brome is holding a Fall Harvest Soup Luncheon on Wednesday, October 9 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in Church of the Ascension at 2 McCurdy in West Brome. Admission is $8 and includes soups, crusty bread, dessert and coffee or tea. Come and bring a friend. For information call Judy at 450-263-3025.

Celtic Harmonies International Festival presents the concert Passion and Power featuring Erin Leahy, Louis Schryer and Timi Turmel with opening artist Kyra Shaughnessy on Wednesday, October 9 at 7:30 p.m. at the Lakeview Inn in Knowlton. Regular tickets are $37 in advance and $42 at the door. Tickets for 65 and over and under 12 are $32 and $42 at the door. For tickets call 450-292-3456 extension 227 or go to www.celticharmonies.ca.

OCTOBER 10

Celtic Harmonies International Festival offers the workshop Techniques and Arrangements on Thursday, October 10 at the Lakeview Inn in Knowlton. Regular tickets are $10 or $15 at the door. Tickets for 65 and over and under 12 are $8 or $10 at the door. For tickets call 450-292-3456 extension 227 or go to www.celticharmonies.ca.

Celtic Harmonies International Festival presents the concert Songs pf the Gael featuring Cathy Ann MacPhee and Tony McManus with opening act Duo Delmes on Thursday, October 10 at 7:30 p.m. at Theatre Lac-Brome in Knowlton. Regular tickets are $37 in advance and $42 at the door. Tickets for 65 and over and under 12 are $32 and $42 at the door. For tickets call 450-292-3456 extension 227 or go to www.celticharmonies.ca.

OCTOBER 10 TO 14

The 4th edition of Bedford’s Les portes ouvertes des artistes 2019 de Bedford featuring 30 local artists takes place from Friday, October 11 to Monday, October 14 in Bedford Lofts at 110 rue Rivière in Bedford. The event begins with a Vernissage on Thursday, October 10 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. and the exhibition in open on Friday, October 11 from 2:00 to 8:00 p.m., Saturday, October 12 and Sunday, October 13 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., and Monday, October 14 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Admission is free. For information call Virginie Martineau at 438-888-0390.

OCTOBER 10 TO 27

There is an exhibition of works by Ceramists and Sculptors from Brome-Missisquoi from Thursday, October 10 to Sunday, October 27, Wednesdays to Sundays from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays and from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays in Galerie Hors-Cadre at 320 Knowlton Road in Knowlton. Artists will be at work on Saturdays and Sundays. For information call 450-242-1908 or go to www.hors-cadre.ca.

UPCOMING EVENTS

OCTOBER 11

Here are a few events coming up next week. Celtic Harmonies International Festival offers the workshop Celtic Guitar Class on Friday, October 11 at the Lakeview Inn in Knowlton. Regular tickets are $10 or $15 at the door. Tickets for 65 and over and under 12 are $8 or $10 at the door. For tickets call 450-292-3456 extension 227 or go to www.celticharmonies.ca. An Irish Session for musicians and listeners takes place at Le Relais in Knowlton. Admission is free.

Celtic Harmonies International Festival presents the concert From Newfoundland to Quebec via New England with Keith Murphy and Genticorum featuring Pascal Gemme, Nicholas Williams and Yann Falquet on Friday, October 11 at Theatre Lac-Brome in Knowlton. Regular tickets are $42 in advance and $47 at the door. Tickets for 65 and over and under 12 are $37 and $42 at the door. For tickets call 450-292-3456 extension 227 or go to www.celticharmonies.ca.

OCTOBER 11 & 12

The Brome County Historical Society invites you to a World War I Heritage Festival on Friday and Saturday, October 11 and 12. The Society offers a series of events honouring the courage of the men and women from Brome County who fought in the First World War. On Friday there is a Wine and Cheese Vernissage for the new exhibition “The Long Road Home”. The event is free and open to all. On Saturday in the Old Court House is a lecture on the legacy of the First World War, with a canteen serving trench-inspired food, re-enactors in period costumes, an acoustic concert in the Martin Annex at 2:00 p.m. and a children’s drawing workshop all day long. All events except food are included in the price of Museum admission. For information call 450-243-6782 or go to www.bromemuseum.com.

OCTOBER 12

Cowansville Royal Canadian Legion invites you to a Barbecue Steak Supper on Saturday, October 12 at the Legion hall in Cowansville. Tickets are $17 or $15 for Legion members and are available at the Legion hall. For information call 450-263-3543.

The Acoustic Village presents Cayenne in concert with opening acts Barry Bellware and Dominique Filion on Saturday, October 12 at the Star Café in Knowlton. Admission is free but donations are always appreciated. Seating is limited. To reserve for supper call 450-558-6557. For information go to www.theacousticvillage.ca. Musicians are needed for 2020. Contact the Acoustic Village through its Web site.

Celtic Harmonies International Festival offers workshops on Saturday, October 12 including Folk Song Collecting: Preserving Traditional Songs in Newfoundland and New England at Theatre Lac-Brome in Knowlton, Mouth Music and Foot Tapping upstairs at the Knowlton Pub, Guitar Accompaniment for Dance Tunes and Songs at Theatre Lac-Brome in Knowlton, and Bodhrán for All Levels upstairs at the Knowlton Pub. Tickets are $10 or $15 at the door. Tickets for 65 and over and under 12 are $8 or $10 at the door. For tickets call 450-292-3456 extension 227 or go to www.celticharmonies.ca. There is a Café Concert featuring Alex Kehler and Timothy Cumming from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. at St. Paul’s Anglican Church in Mansonville. Regular tickets are $12 or $15 at the door. Tickets for over 65 and under 12 are $7 or $10 at the door. An Irish Session for musicians and listeners takes place from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m. at the Knowlton Pub. Admission is free.

Celtic Harmonies International Festival presents the concert The Master & The Rising Star featuring Tony McManus and Julia Toaspern with opening artists Duo Falquet-Gemme on Saturday, October 12 at Theatre Lac-Brome in Knowlton. Regular tickets are $37 in advance and $42 at the door. Tickets for 65 and over and under 12 are $32 and $42 at the door. For tickets call 450-292-3456 extension 227 or go to www.celticharmonies.ca.

OCTOBER 13

Celtic Harmonies International Festival offers workshops on Sunday, October 13 including Gaelic Song at Theatre Lac-Brome in Knowlton, plus Bones and Spoons in Traditional; Quebecois Music, English Friendly and Introduction to Scottish Country Dancing upstairs at the Knowlton Pub. There are discounts for men in kilts. Don’t forget to wear comfortable flat shoes. Space is limited so please reserve. Tickets are $10 or $15 at the door. Tickets for 65 and over and under 12 are $8 or $10 at the door. For tickets call 450-292-3456 extension 227 or go to www.celticharmonies.ca.

Celtic Harmonies International Festival presents its closing concert Celtic Harmonies: A World Without Borders featuring 16 great Celtic artists on Sunday, October 13 at the Maison de la Culture in Waterloo. Regular tickets are $48 in advance and $52 at the door. Tickets for 65 and over and under 12 are $40 and $44 at the door. For tickets call 450-292-3456 extension 227 or go to www.celticharmonies.ca. And we’ll have more on next week’s events in the next Thursday update.

ONGOING EVENTS

Here are some ongoing events. The Marcher des Artisan Dunham offers arts workshops during October. For information go to Facebook @marchedesartisanatsdunham or call 450-295-2252. Come and join the fun!

Sutton Saturday Market is open every Saturday from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. until October 26 at 2 Curley Street, featuring farm products, plants, baked goods, many crafters and lots of items for everyone. There is a cantine on site. For information call Marc at 450-292-4618.

The Town of Brome Lake Farmer’s Market is open every Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. until October 12 at 48 Maple in Knowlton featuring many local products. For information call 450-242-2020 or e-mail info@ville.lac-brome.qc.ca.

The Marché de la Station Gourmande in Farnham is open Saturdays from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. until October 5 at 313 rue de l’Hôtel de Ville.

The Marché Fermier in Frelighsburg is open Saturdays from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. until October 12 at 2 Place de l'Hôtel de ville.

There is Bingo with a jackpot of $200 or more every Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. in the Sutton Royal Canadian Legion hall at 2 Curley Street in Sutton. Bring your friends and your lucky charms. Proceeds from the canteen support school breakfast funds. For information call 450-538-2864.

Cowansville Royal Canadian Legion invites you for Bingo every Thursday at 6:30 p.m. in the legion hall at 120 Davignon in Cowansville. Proceeds from the canteen support school breakfast funds. For information call 450-263-3543.

Waterloo Royal Canadian Legion invites you to come out for cribbage every Thursday at 7:30 p.m. at 77 Lewis Street East in Waterloo. The cost to play is $3. Come and join in for a fun evening and good companionship! Everyone is welcome. And the Waterloo Legion has a barbecue every Friday from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. with hamburgers, hot dogs, fries, poutines and onion rings. For information call 450-539-3436.

The Family Counter in the St-Édouard Church basement is open every Thursday from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. at 366 Knowlton Road in Knowlton. On the first Thursday of each month, fill a bag for $7. They accept clean articles in good condition, including clothing, boots, shoes, toys, bedding, dishes and small appliances. Please do not bring skis, TVs, furniture or large appliances. For more information call 450-242-2518.

PRRP Abercorn is open every Thursday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and on the first Saturday of every month from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at 11 Church Street West in Abercorn across from the town hall. There are all sorts of new and used articles for the family. Donations are accepted and welcome. For information or to become a volunteer, call Marcelle Lefebvre at 450-538-3209.