Harbour-Egmont highlights for the week of August 12


Also, Summer Night Dance Party is August 19th and Bargain Barn is still looking for a kids clothing fix.

The Royal Canadian Legion Branch #112 will hold its annual golf tournament tomorrow, Saturday, August 13, beginning at 2:00 p.m. at the Pender Harbor Golf Club. The game format will be a modified Texas Scramble. Admission is $55 per person, which includes golf, dinner, and prizes. Everyone will receive a prize! The rental of electric carts is not included in the registration fees. Registrations are accepted at the Legion for golf and dinner. Electric carts must be rented at the golf club.

The Pender Harbor Music Society’s Midsummer Chamber Music Weekend has arrived with two wonderful concerts for you: Saturday, August 13 at 2 p.m. the Vetta String Quartet and Sunday, August 14 at 2 p.m. the Four Jays. See the PHMS website for more details. Tickets are still available at www.penderharbourmusic.ca.

A summer night of dancing is just a week away: Friday, August 19 with Cannery Row featuring Gary Comeau, Tim Hearsey and Chris Nordquist at Pender Harbor Community Hall. Proudly presented by the Pender Harbor Blues Society. Doors open at 8 p.m. Music at 8:30 p.m. Get out your dancing shoes, practice your best moves and buy your tickets now, online at www.phblues.ca. Tickets $30.

Fiber Works Studio and Gallery exhibition until September 11: “this place” celebrates textile artists from three countries. Upcoming workshops include “Drilling,” Wild Dye Pot with Natalie Grambow on August 20 and 21, and “Sun Printing” with Margie Davidson. Slow Sundays every week from noon to 4 p.m. at the Yurts.

Harbor Gallery is nestled in the cluster of what were once the forest buildings of downtown Madeira Park, just up from the waterfront Millennium Park. This member-run gallery has a fantastic collection of works in many mediums and sizes. Come visit daily from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and meet one of the artists who might create their latest masterpiece!

Update from The Bargain Barn on the restricted sale of children’s clothing: “The Bargain Barn has suspended the receipt and sale of children’s items pending the resolution of our insurance issue. Thanks to anyone with offers of help. Our broker caters to the widest possible market and we are convinced of a solution. We just need to reduce the red tape.

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