Column: August 6, 2018

Temporary road closure:  Mohrs Road

Please note that Mohrs Road, from Galetta Side Road to Riddledale Road, will be closed from Tuesday, August 7 to Wednesday, October 31, 2018. The contractor will be completing north and south Mohrs Road bridge rehabilitation. Notification signs will be posted and there will be a signed detour in place. Local and emergency vehicle access will be maintained. The impact to traffic will be moderate.

Carp Farmers' Market - Garlic Festival

The annual Carp Farmers' Market Garlic Festival is taking place Saturday, August 11, from 8am to 3pm, and Sunday, August 12, from 10am to 3pm. Shop at your favourite vendors as well as a group of hand-picked Garlic Festival vendors! Enjoy the summer weather as you shop local and participate in the Market's special garlic-themed events. Here's some of what to expect at this year's Festival:

  • 100+ LOCAL vendors
  • International food court
  • Cooking demos and information sessions
  • Garlic braiding contest
  • Garlic taste testing
  • Garlic shots - Test your bravery at our garlic shots table!
  • Kids activity tent
  • Live music
  • Free parking and free admission.
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Pet friendly (dogs must be kept on a maximum 6-foot leash)

Visit closer to the date for latest details on events and happenings during the 2-day Festival.

Soupindipity Committee - Summer Sales

The Soupindipity Committee of St. Paul’s United Church, 3760 Carp Rd., has already hosted three summer sales from their Repeat Performance Boutique of great bargains on summer fashions, accessories and a large selection of books for summer reading. There are two more sales happening this season: August 11 and August 25. They will run from 9am-1pm. These two remaining sales will have prices significantly reduced to get ready for the fall and winter season. For more information, please call Hester at 613-839-2171.

Get your tickets now for St. Gabriel’s Annual Roast Beef Dinner

St. Gabriel's Church is hosting their annual Roast Beef Dinner on Saturday, September 15 at Northwind Centre, 262 Len Purcell Drive. The cash bar opens at 4pm. The first seating is 4:30-6pm and the second seating is 6-7:30pm. Walk-in at 7pm (if extra food is available). Tickets are $20/adults, $8/youth ages 5 to 11 and free for kids four years and under. Get tickets by calling (613) 808-4573.  Take-out and vegetarian lasagna available. In loving memory of Theresa Wilson.