Perth Weekend Guide March 3 – 5

Posted on: March 3, 2017

To see your event in the Perth Weekend Guide email the details of your event to

Friday, March 3

World Day of Prayer

Women from our local churches invite you to join us and your neighbours for a service of prayer and action for children. The theme prepared by the Philippines WDP Committee is “Am I Being Unfair To You.” Takes place at the First Baptist Church, 17 D’Arcy Street, Perth, on Friday, March 3rd at 2pm. A Philippines Party will follow the service. A free offering will be taken. Accessibility entrance is off the parking lot. Prayer and action are inseparable and both have immeasurable influence in the world.

Riq Turner Unplugged

8:30pm – 11:45pm
Riq Turner will be performing at O’Reilly’s Ale House.
43 Gore St. East in Perth.

Saturday, March 4

Maple Tapping Out Party 2017

9:00am – 3:00pm
The Lanark & District Maple Syrup Producers present the 27th annual TAPPING OUT PARTY on Saturday, March 4th, 2017 from 9am to 3pm, this year hosted by Wheeler’s Pancake House and Sugar Camp (1001 Highland Line, McDonald’s Corners, ON). Celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary and its rich maple history. Free admission, tours, museums, outdoor exhibits, ceremonial tapping at 11am sharp, face painting, sleigh rides and maple meals and treats. Cal 613-278-2090 or email
1001 Highland Line, McDonald’s Corners

Sunday, March 5

Women’s Health and Wellness Event

9:00am – 4:00pm
On Sunday, March 5th, 2017, at the Best Western Plus Parkside Inn, Andrea Picket Physiotherapy presents THE PERTH WOMEN’S HEALTH + WELLNESS EVENT. 9am to 4pm. In honour and support of International Women’s Day, bringing awareness to women’s health and wellness professionals who work in our community. Free drop-in event, meet, mingle, listen and learn. Donations to Lanark County Interval House. Call 613-464-1077 for further info or to register.

Seedy Sunday

10:00am – 3:00pmThe Perth Farmers’ Market presents SEEDY SUNDAY, March 5th, 2017 from 10am to 3pm at the Royal Canadian Legion in Perth (26 Beckwith St. East). Free admission, free workshops, seed swap table and more. Talks are free and first-come, first-seated upstairs at the Legion Hall. There will be a talk on vermicomposting (11am), and Edible Food Forests (2pm) as well as likely a talk on Backyard Chickens and an intro to Beekeeping. The Lanark County Master Gardeners and the Perth and District Horticultural Society will also be on hand to tell you about their programs, including the Perth Community Allotment Gardens, Table Community Food Centre, Rare Breeds Canada, and Canadian Organic Growers. There will also be seed sellers, farmers (selling cheese, wool, sunflower oil, goat milk soap, preserves and honey). Lunch and snacks are available at the canteen. For information call Sarah Mackenzie, President of the Perth Farmers’ Market or check the Perth Farmers’ Market facebook page for further updates.