Perth weekend guide: August 26 – 28

Posted on: August 25, 2016

Check out the weekend guide below to find out what is going on in your community.


FRIDAY, AUGUST 26

River of Memory at Matheson House – Perth Through the Ages

11:00am
Theatrical historic walking tour for all ages — Perth Through the Ages — is back with a new walk, which celebrates Perth’s past as the town celebrates its 200 history in 2016. Perfect for the whole family!
$15; $12 for Classic Theatre Festival ticketholders (proof of purchase required); children aged 12 and under pay 50%-off adult price
Matheson House
11 Gore St. E., Perth
1-877-283-1283
classictheatre.ca

McDonald’s Corners Farmers’ Market

MERA Schoolhouse grounds, McDonald’s Corners
www.lanarklocalflavour.ca/node/121

Bridge Club-McMartin House

12:30pm
Play social Bridge in a comfortable and friendly setting. In fact, many members like to get there an hour or two early and play Bridge with friends prior to the formal four hand bridge game competitions that start at 12:30. There are five rounds of four-hand Bridge, with scores recorded for each individual and their partners at each table. The winners at each table rotate to the next table. There are small prizes for the persons with the highest individual score, the second highest, and the lowest. Prizes are also awarded for the overall winner for the year.
Meets in the Edna Green Room at McMartin House
125 Gore St E.
http://www.perthseniors.ca/cal2/Calendar.asp

Peter Pan at Full Circle Theatre

1:30pm
Academy for Musical Theatre: West Side Story, Aug 25, 26 7pm. Peter Pan, Aug 26 1:30pm; Aug 27, Sep 2-3 7pm.
Full Circle Theatre, Perth. Musictheatre.ca
Cost: $12
Full Circle Theatre
26 Craig St., Perth

An Inspector Calls at Good Shepherd Hall, St. James Anglican Church

2:00pm
An Inspector Calls by J.B. Priestley (August 19 to September 11) is a nail-biter of a mystery in which a body has been found and everyone is a suspect. A new BBC-TV film adaptation is scheduled for 2016.
Pre-show Talks explain the history, story, background, and social/cultural context of the play and playwright and are included with the price of your ticket. Pre-show Talks are presented at 1:30pm before each matinee, and at 7:30pm before each evening performance (starting Aug 21).
Good Shepherd Hall, St. James Anglican Church
54 Beckwith St. E., Perth
Classictheatre.ca

West Side Story at Full Circle Theatre

7:00pm
Academy for Musical Theatre: West Side Story, Aug 25, 26 7pm. Peter Pan, Aug 26 1:30pm; Aug 27, Sep 2-3 7pm.
Full Circle Theatre, Perth. Musictheatre.ca
Cost: $12
Full Circle Theatre
26 Craig St., Perth

Lonely Ghosts Walk at Matheson House

7:00pm
Throughout 200 years of the town’s history, the unsettled spirits of Perth refuse to go quietly into that good night until their stories are told. Hear their new tales this season every Friday evening at 8pm from July 1 to August 26 for this family-friendly hour-long ghost walk through Perth’s historic streets.
$15; $12 for Classic Theatre Festival ticketholders (proof of purchase required); children aged 12 and under pay 50%-off adult price.
Matheson House
11 Gore St. E., Perth
Classictheatre.ca

Bingo Ladies at Studio Theatre

7:30pm
What do lucky charms, big dreams, and a troll named Thor have in common? Together they’re a recipe for a fun-filled and angst-ridden evening out with a best friend and a worst enemy. They’re also part of the wacky bingo culture behind the fantastic new musical Bingo Ladies.
$28 (Book Nook, cash); Shadowfax (shadowfax.on.ca, 267-6817, cards; $2 surcharge).
Studio Theatre
63 Gore St. E., Perth
enquiries@studiotheatreperth.com
613-485-6434
Studiotheatreperth.com

Beatle Juice at Golden Arrow

9:00pm
Live music
Golden Arrow
71 Foster St., Perth
613-267-4500
Goldenarrowpub.com

SATURDAY, AUGUST 27

Perth Farmers’ Market

8:00am – 1:00pm
THE PERTH FARMERS’ MARKET takes place every Saturday morning between May 7th and October 8th, 2016, in the Tay Basin Parking Lot and around the Crystal Palace. Vendors are set-up between 8am and 1pm and offer fresh, local, organic in-season produce, plants, preserves, meat, home baking, and tons of other goodies. The Market also offers artisans and crafts, jewellry, entertainment occasionally and chance to have breakfast at the Piggin’ Out Market Cafe. This is a great way to spend a Saturday morning, getting to know your local producers in the heart of downtown Perth!

River of Memory at Matheson House – Perth Through the Ages

11:00am
Theatrical historic walking tour for all ages — Perth Through the Ages — is back with a new walk, which celebrates Perth’s past as the town celebrates its 200 history in 2016. Perfect for the whole family!
$15; $12 for Classic Theatre Festival ticketholders (proof of purchase required); children aged 12 and under pay 50%-off adult price
Matheson House
11 Gore St. E., Perth
1-877-283-1283
Classictheatre.ca

Barns Farms and Wicked Chefs

5:30pm – 10:00pm
A magical fundraising event featuring a “moveable feast” of local foods. Guests circulate around the historic farm property from one delectable dish to another, all the while being entertained by summer music. All proceeds from the event will go to support The Table Community Food Centre’s innovative programming.
At the historic barns of Eco Tay.
Cost $125.00 Tickets Please www.ticketsplease.ca 613-485-6434.
For more information :http://www.thetablecfc.org/event/barns-farms-and-wicked-chefs-2016 or Kris Bowes kris@thetablecfc.org
Ramsey Hart ramsey@thetablecfc.org
Judy Dempseyjudy@thetablecfc.org

Bingo Ladies at Studio Theatre

7:30pm
What do lucky charms, big dreams, and a troll named Thor have in common? Together they’re a recipe for a fun-filled and angst-ridden evening out with a best friend and a worst enemy. They’re also part of the wacky bingo culture behind the fantastic new musical Bingo Ladies.
$28 (Book Nook, cash); Shadowfax (shadowfax.on.ca, 267-6817, cards; $2 surcharge).
Studio Theatre
63 Gore St. E., Perth
enquiries@studiotheatreperth.com
613-485-6434
Studiotheatreperth.com

Poetic Justice at Golden Arrow

9:00pm
Live music
Golden Arrow
71 Foster St., Perth
613-267-4500
Goldenarrowpub.com

SUNDAY, AUGUST 28

River of Memory at Matheson House – Perth Through the Ages

11:00am
Theatrical historic walking tour for all ages — Perth Through the Ages — is back with a new walk, which celebrates Perth’s past as the town celebrates its 200 history in 2016. Perfect for the whole family!
$15; $12 for Classic Theatre Festival ticketholders (proof of purchase required); children aged 12 and under pay 50%-off adult price
Matheson House
11 Gore St. E., Perth
1-877-283-1283
Classictheatre.ca

Bingo Ladies at Studio Theatre

2:00pm
What do lucky charms, big dreams, and a troll named Thor have in common? Together they’re a recipe for a fun-filled and angst-ridden evening out with a best friend and a worst enemy. They’re also part of the wacky bingo culture behind the fantastic new musical Bingo Ladies.
$28 (Book Nook, cash); Shadowfax (shadowfax.on.ca, 267-6817, cards; $2 surcharge).
Studio Theatre
63 Gore St. E., Perth
enquiries@studiotheatreperth.com
613-485-6434
Studiotheatreperth.com

An Inspector Calls at Good Shepherd Hall, St. James Anglican Church

2:00pm
An Inspector Calls by J.B. Priestley (August 19 to September 11) is a nail-biter of a mystery in which a body has been found and everyone is a suspect. A new BBC-TV film adaptation is scheduled for 2016.
Pre-show Talks explain the history, story, background, and social/cultural context of the play and playwright and are included with the price of your ticket. Pre-show Talks are presented at 1:30pm before each matinee, and at 7:30pm before each evening performance (starting Aug 21).
Good Shepherd Hall, St. James Anglican Church
54 Beckwith St. E., Perth
Classictheatre.ca