Check out Bob’s Top 5!
1. Remembrance Day Ceremonies
- a) Ancaster: Old Town Hall, 310 Wilson St E. 10:30AM
- b) Brantford: Brantford Cenotaph, 6 Dalhousie Street. 11:AM
- c) Burlington: Spenser Smith Park, 1400 Lakeshore Rd. 9:AM
- d) Burlington: 426 Brant St Remembrance Day Service 10:AM
- e) Cambridge: Galt Cenotaph, 82 Ainslie Street 11AM
- f) Dundas: Dundas Community Centre, 10 Market St S 10:45AM
- g) Elora: Cenotaph Macdonald Square 11AM.
- h) Guelph: McCrae House, 108 Water St 10:30 AM
- i) Hamilton: City Hall, 71 Main W 10:45AM
- j) Kitchener: City Hall-Carl Zehr Square 11:00AM
- k) Oakville: Trafalgar Memorial Park 11:00AM
- l) Oakville: George’s Square 11:00AM
- m) Port Dover: Cenotaph, Powell Park 10:45AM
- n) Stoney Creek: Cenotaph, 324 Hwy 8 10:45AM
- o) Simcoe: Norfolk War Memorial 10:40AM
- p) Simcoe: Royal Cdn Legion 200 Simcoe St W 11:00AM
- q) Waterloo: City Hall 100 Regina St S 10:15AM
A complete list of services can be found here.
2. Paris: Christmas in Paris. Visitors to the 26th will find a fabulous assortment of one-of-a-kind treasures that are hand-made by local talented artisans. This shopping experience is truly delightful within an atmosphere of casual comfort enjoyed at various historical locations and grand foyers. Here are some of the many types of artistic expressions that you will find artwork including acrylic, watercolour, sketches, crocheted and knitted items and hand-wired and beaded jewellery just to name a few items. Saturday and Sunday.
3. Kitchener: Skate Night, Date Night. Start off at The Benchwarmer (RIM Park) with a three course meal, then skate on the Carolyn Fedy rink, accompanied by live musician Jonathan Markov. Price includes a delicious meal, 2 skate admissions, 2 hot chocolate vouchers, and live entertainment.
Saturday, RIM Park. Dinner at 7PM Skate starts at 8:40.
4. Brantford: Buffy Sainte-Marie. Buffy Sainte-Marie’s critically-acclaimed album, Power in the Blood, begins where it all started more than 50 years ago, with a contemporary version of “It’s My Way,” the title track of her 1964 debut. Its message, about the road to self-identity and the conviction to be oneself, still resonates with the singer-songwriter, activist, educator, visual artist, and winner of countless awards. Sunday 8PM Sanderson Centre.
5. Guelph: Film Festival. The Guelph Film Festival is a nine day festival (November 10-18, 2017) that showcases documentaries that connect people with stories of global reach and local relevance. This year’s theme is ‘Invention’, with a spotlight on female directors and imperilled communities. The festival includes visiting directors, children’s programs, community discussions, and the Hidden Histories series which focuses on local projects. Saturday and Sunday (different locations.)