Upcoming Events in West Carleton-March
There are always great events and important meetings happening in and around West Carleton-March, and some of these are listed below. If you have an event you would like included, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
St. George's Anglican Church of Fitzroy Harbour is hosting a Holy Hops Brewfest on Saturday, October 21 from 6pm to 9pm at the Fitzroy Community Centre. An evening of Oktoberfest food, beers from local brewers Crooked Mile and Cartwright Springs, and fun activities. A portion of the proceeds will support outreach initiatives like supporting the Canadian Foodgrains Bank. Tickets available by searching "Holy Hops Brewfest" on Eventbrite.com or by calling 613-623-3882.
The Carp Farmers' Market is holding their annual Halloween Spooktacular event on Saturday, October 28. Trick or treating from booth to booth. Visit the haunted barn in the rotunda area of the Exhibit Hall. Costume contest open to kids and pets with judging at 11am at the entrance to the haunted barn.
The Rural Root Theatre Company is presenting "An Evening of One Act Plays" on:
- Sunday, October 29 at 2pm
- Tuesday, October 31 at 7:30pm
- Wednesday, November 1 at 7:30pm
- Thursday, November 2 at 7:30pm
Taking place at the Constance & Buckham's Bay Community Centre. The three plays being presented will be "Infant Morality", "Wanted: One Groom" and "Still Stands The House." More info at www.ruralroot.org.
The 37th Annual Kinburn Christmas Craft Fair is being held on Saturday, November 4, from 9am to 3pm at the Kinburn Community Centre. Lots of vendors, lots of selection. For more information contact the Kinburn Community Association (www.kinburn.ca) or email@example.com.
The West Carleton Legion in Constance Bay is holding a Remembrance Day observance on Saturday, Nov. 4. The Cameron Highlanders will lead a parade from the general store to the Branch cenotaph at 1:30pm. Military personnel, veterans, cadets, Legionnaires, police, firefighters, Scouts and Guides will be at parade. Laying of wreaths at the cenotaph. Refreshments at the Legion following the ceremony.
A Remembrance Day ceremony will be held on Saturday, November 11 at 11am at the West Carleton War Memorial on Donald B. Munro drive at Falldown Lane in Carp. Everyone is invited to attend. Those attending are asked to be in place by 10:45am. Seating and bleachers will be available. Afterwards, everyone is invited to the Diefenbunker Museum (3929 Carp Rd.) for coffee, tea an cookies.
Fitzroy Harbour's annual craft fair will be held on Saturday, November 18 from 9am to 2pm at the Fitzroy Harbour Community Centre. Do your Christmas shopping! Something for everyone. Raffle prizes. For more information or if you are interested in being a vendor, contact Viv Proulx at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 613-204-3221, or Lynne Barr at 613-623-7474.
The 6th annual Walk for the Kids takes place at the Constance Bay’s Northwind Centre on Saturday September 30. There arelots of amazing raffle and auction items compliments of Porter Airlines, Ottawa Senators, and Mount Pakenham just to name a few. Please come out and help make the event a huge success and support a wonderful cause.
The cost to register is $25 an adult, $15 a child and free for anyone with epilepsy. You are encouraged to create a team, join a team or register as an individual or a family and start spreading the word and most importantly raising awareness.
Registration starts at 10am with the walk beginning at 11am. You can register to walk, sponsor someone, or just donate by going to http://cbbca.ca/cms/event/dravet-syndrome-walk-for-the-kids-2/?instance_id=90686.
The Massive Manion Road Street Sale is taking place on September 30, 9am-1pm in the Manion Corners/Corkery area. Families along Manion Road(which runs perpendicular between Howie and Corkery Roads) will have items for sale. Everything under the sun! A portion of the proceeds will go to having a new subdivision sign made.
Join organizers for this year's Terry Fox Run in beautiful West Carleton!
Warm Up: 9:45am
Official Start: 10:00am
Location: Constance and Buckham's Bay Community Centre (262 Len Percell Drive)
Water stations will be provided
Route Information: Bicycle, Stroller, Rollerblade, and Wheelchair accessible. Dog friendly but dogs must be on-leash
For more details & to register visit: https://www.evensi.ca/terry-fox-run-2017-west-carleton-constance-and-buckhams-bay/214438866
The West Carleton Garden Club is holding its Fall Flower & Vegetable Show on Tuesday, September 12 at 7:30pm, at the Carp Memorial Hall (3739 Carp Rd.). Special guests will be Cathy and Michael Fournier, who will make a presentation on a Tour of Philadelphia's Longwood Gardens. Members are reminded that September is membership renewal time. Guests are welcome to attend the meeting, but there will be $5 guest fee. For more information, go to wcgc.ca.
The Constance Bay Community Market, located on the grounds of St. Gabriel's Church (205 Bayview Drive), is held from 9am to 2pm on these Saturdays:
- September 9, 16, 23 and 30
The Market provides fresh produce and meats, fresh roasted coffee beans, arts and crafts and more! Donations to the West Carleton Food Access Centre will be accepted. For more details: email@example.com, www.marketinthebay.com.
Kinburn Community Association is hosting their Annual Corn Roast Friday, September 8 from 6-8pm. Come out and celebrate the end of a great summer with the whole community! As usual the corn is free and there will be a BBQ with hamburgers and hot dogs to buy! Bring the whole family and enjoy! Corn provided by Hudson's.
Discover a new twist on a night of murder, scandal and intrigue. It’s the height of the Cold War and you’re inside the Diefenbunker. Someone is mysteriously murdered. You must search over two levels to discover who did it, why and how. There will be awards for best costume, best acting, and more. Cash bar (no ATM onsite).
- Tickets: $40.00 per person (must be purchased in advance through Eventbrite)
- Date: Saturday August 26, 6:30pm-10:00pm
- Doors open at 6:30pm for reception and colluding.
- 7:00pm the murder mystery begins and finishes at 9pm.
- 9:00pm-10:00pm: Celebration and prize awards
More details at: diefenbunker.ca.
The Fitzroy Community Association is hosting a 40th Anniversary Party on Saturday, August 26 at the Community Centre. Cocktails 5pm. Dinner 7pm. Dance 9pm. Dinner and dance under a tent on the "B" diamond. Entertainment by live acts outside under the stars. Tickets are $40 each for the dinner and dance. $10 for the dance only. For more info and to purchase tickets go to: http://www.fitzroyharbour.com/
Apply to become a volunteer in your community with Western Ottawa Community Resource Centre. The Centre’s volunteer resources coordinator will be present at the Constance Bay Community Centre on August 21, from 11am-noon and will be accepting applications. Interviews with will held at a later date. For questions, call 613-591-3686 ext. 280.
The West Carleton Arts Society will be holding Art on the Grass, a summer arts festival at the Carp Fairgrounds, 3790 Carp Rd. Carp, on Saturday August 19, 2017 from 8 am to 3 pm. The festival will include art work and handcrafted items, as well as an open invitation to a casual Plein Air Painting Day in and around the beautiful village of Carp. CLICK HERE for more details of the event.
If inspired to participate, please fill out online application form by June 1, 2017. Please also send 2-3 images to firstname.lastname@example.org. They will use them for your application approval and social media marketing with your permission.
Huntley Community Association is hosting two Drive-In Movie Nights at the Carp Fairgrounds. BBQ start at 6pm with movie beginning at dusk. There will also be a canteen available during the movies.
- Monday, August 14 - Star Wars: Rogue One
- Tuesday, August 15 - Beauty & The Beast (2017 version)
"Summer on the River" will be held on Sunday, August 13, 10am-4pm at Pinhey's Point Historic Site, 270 Pinhey's Point Road in Dunrobin. Relax and enjoy a vintage-inspired summer's day on the Ottawa River. Take a paddle on the water. Sit back and listen to music. Tour the Pinhey home. Enjoy a picnic on the lawn. Cost is $6.30 per person, $10.45 per couple and $16.75 per family. Everyone is welcome.
On Saturday, August 12 from 11am to 3pm the CBBCA is hosting their annual Bay Days Family Fun Day. Carnival games, BBQ, bouncies, prizes, and lots of fun with friends. Details at cbbca.ca.
Cozy up on The Diefenbunker's nuclear roof and under the stars for free outdoor movie nights on August 11 and 12. Each night will feature different movies. The second night features family-friendly movies. There will be a raffle upon arrival for the Best Seat in the House! Two couches right up at the front! Concession snacks and drinks will also be available for purchase. What to bring: chairs, blankets, money for extra snacks and draw tickets for the best seat in the house (comfy couches set up front and centre).
Friday August 11 at dusk:
- Dr Strangelove or: How I learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)
- The Man from U.N.C.L.E.
Saturday August 12 at dusk:
- The Iron Giant (1999)
- Miracle (2004)
A Company of Fools, an Ottawa-based professional Shakespearean group, is presenting "A Midsummer Night's Dream" on Friday, August 18 at 6:30pm at KIN Vineyards in Carp. Tickets are $15 per person, $40 for a family. Purchase tickets at EVENTBRITE.
Murder at Cafe Noir is a murder mystery dinner theatre staged by Rural Root Theatre Company at the Carp Agricultural Hall. It will run Friday, July 7, Saturday, July 8 and Sunday, July 9. Doors open at 6:30pm on Friday and Saturday. Show starts at 7:15pm. On Sunday, doors will open at 1pm with the show starting at 1:30pm. Tickets are $40 each and include a three-course meal. All proceeds to flood relief in the West Carleton area. Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased by calling 613-618-9789 or online at www.rural-root.org/tickets/.