Articles list - theHumm November 2018

20 Years On, and We’re Still Humming Along! - theHumm November 2018

The inaugural issue of theHumm was published back in December of 1998, which means that we’re officially turning twenty! This issue and next month’s will be too full of holiday happenings to devote......

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Cheryl Straby — Doing What Comes Naturally - theHumm November 2018

Art… and Soul

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Who Let the GIRLZ Out? - theHumm November 2018

Rachelle Elie is gonna let the girlz out (guyz are most welcome too!) for an absolutely fabulous night on Friday, November 23 in Carleton Place. She is bringing her popular Rag Bag Cabaret to ......

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A Sure Thing (or Three…) - theHumm November 2018

There aren’t that many sure things in this world, that’s for sure. Death, taxes, and an excellent beer from a local craft brewer are about it most of the time. But this month, I have three guarante......

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Winter’s GiftHop into theBlack Pearl in Westport - theHumm November 2018

There’s a new gallery in the lovely village of Westport, and a perfect opportunity to check it out coming up later this month!

The Black Pearl Gallery has been open at 33 Church Street since June......

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The Song of the Mikado Costume Manager - theHumm November 2018

By — Judith Scott

Well, that is a slight exaggeration, but I am taking a break from the sewing machine to tell you about a show you should put upon your list. Make sure it is not missed!

It’s a lot of fun to play......

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Meet Christa Lowry — theMusical Mayor of Mississippi Mills! - theHumm November 2018

By — Tony Stuart is the Music Director at Notre Dame Catholic High School in Carleton Place, and a freelance professional musician

Like many of you who are reading this column, I was thrilled when Christa Lowry was elected as the newest mayor of Mississippi Mills. Christa is a thoughtful, dedicated, and articulate individual. ......

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A Show for Photography Enthusiasts - theHumm November 2018

By — Brian Whitestone

The Lanark County Camera Club (LCCC) is pleased to present the first annual LCCC Photo Exhibition and Sale. It will be held at Café Bean on Sherbrooke street in Perth, and will run from November......

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Humm Bits - theHumm November 2018

Blue Moon Concert

The Perth band EDGE presents the 17th annual Blue Moon Concert on Saturday, November 10 at 7:30pm in the hall at St. Andrew’s Church, located at the......

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Have a MERA Christmas! - theHumm November 2018

The 16th annual MERA Christmas Fair will take place on Saturday, November 24 from 10am to 4pm at the MERA Schoolhouse located in McDonalds Corners. Come out to support local artisans, have a w......

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Go Wild with MMLT
Gala Features Speaker on Old Growth Forests
- theHumm November 2018

Hub Benefit dance

Art & craft shows

harvest & holiday markets

and so much more!

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CFUW Heritage Perth Christmas House Tour - theHumm November 2018

By — Mary Rothfels

As kids, my sister and I loved walking in our neighborhood on a snowy evening and sneaking glances into the lighted interiors of the homes we passed. There’s something magical about a snapshot of a......

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Books for Podcast Lovers - theHumm November 2018

By — Meriah Caswell is the Manager of Library Service at the Carleton Place Public Library

Podcasts are a guilty pleasure of mine. While I’m waiting for my library audiobook holds to arrive, I will often binge-listen to new shows, listening while I commute or fold laundry. Take it from a......

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25th AnnualNick of Time Show - theHumm November 2018

By — Kathryn Makinson

Perth’s Nick of Time turns 25 this year! Come celebrate with us on Saturday, December 1 from 10am to 3pm in Perth’s historic McMartin House, located at 125 Gore Street East.

All three floors......

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Open Studioat Living Stones - theHumm November 2018

On December 1 and 2, John Schweighardt will be hosting his 7th annual Living Stones Christmas open studio. This is a solo show highlighting an eclectic compilation of stone art including his m......

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Guatemala Stove Project Fundraising Dance - theHumm November 2018

Come on out and dance for a great cause! On Saturday, November 17, the Guatemala Stove Project is hosting a fundraising dance featuring the talented local band The Lucky B’s playing rock &......

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Food for the Heart, Soul & Tummy - theHumm November 2018

At 1817 Richardson Side Road in Carp, on Saturday November 17, from 9am to 2pm, you will get to enjoy wonderful inspiring art, delicious homemade food and an exhibit of nearly one hundred nati......

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2018 CP Holiday Train
Celebrating 20 years of
Helping Food Banks Across North America
- theHumm November 2018

The Canadian Pacific (CP) Holiday Train will soon set out once again to entertain hundreds of thousands of people, celebrating twenty years of collecting food and raising funds for food banks acros......

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Poetry Launch - theHumm November 2018

Local poet Susan Gillis will launch Yellow Crane, her fourth collection of poetry, with a celebration of words and music near Perth on Saturday, November 17 from 4–6pm.

Susan has lived in th......

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David Johnston on Trust - theHumm November 2018

On Sunday November 25, the Mississippi Valley Textile Museum will welcome one of Canada’s most esteemed and respected governors general, the Rt. Hon. David Johnston, to discuss his book T......

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Dreaming On with the Wonderettes - theHumm November 2018

By — C. Lee Bates

“I am womyn, hear me roar, in numbers too big to ignore…” Remember Helen Reddy’s ’70s anthem about the modern, liberated woman? Well, we’ve come a long way, baby. Now the rally cry is a simple “Me,......

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260 Fingers
26 Celebrated Ceramic Artists Converge
- theHumm November 2018

From 6–9pm on Friday, November 9, in the lovely light-filled atrium of the Glebe Community Centre, visitors vying to be among the first to view and purchase new works by 26 accomplished cerami......

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Smiths Falls Falls for Pickleball - theHumm November 2018

By — Sally Smith

People often equate pickleball with seniors — that is, if you’re playing pickleball you’re over 65. Joni Thornley doesn’t disagree with that, but adds some balance to the description: “it’s loved b......

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Sharbot Lake’sFestival of Trees - theHumm November 2018

Come out to Soldiers’ Memorial Hall in Sharbot Lake from December 6–8 for their annual Festival of Trees! See all the beautifully decorated trees and amazing gift baskets, wreaths and works of......

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2019 – A Banner Year for Folkus - theHumm November 2018

By — Sandy Irvin is the Folkus Concert Series Artistic Director

Folkus turns 18 in 2019! And to celebrate, we’ve booked an amazing lineup to delight, surprise, and entertain you. Before I go further, though, I need to acknowledge that we couldn’t put on our ser......

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Folkus Plays in New Spaces!
- theHumm November 2018

Folkus has a great home base at the Almonte Old Town Hall. But it’s a busy place, what with classical concerts, jazz experiences, weddings, parties, Tea Dances, and Tae Kwon Do. So we’re branching ......

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Alliance Coin’s “Canabuck” - theHumm November 2018

On October 17th, 2018, Canada became only the second country in the world to legalize the recreational use of cannabis. With the passing of Bill C-45, 95 years of prohibition comes to an effe......

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Celfest 2019 Fundraiser - theHumm November 2018

By — Susan Ryan

The planning has begun for Almonte Celtfest 2019, and first up is our annual Fundraiser scheduled for Saturday, November 24. We kick off at the Old Town Hall at 7:30pm with Jessica Wedden. If ......

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The Bells of St. Paul’s
In Concert with the Lanark Offbeats
- theHumm November 2018

Does the date November 18 “ring a bell”? By the time you read to the end of this article, it will! On that date, The Bells of St. Paul’s handbell choir, under the direction of Ann McMahon, wil......

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Spirit of Song Christmas - theHumm November 2018

Danah-Lee Krieger is the owner of More Than A Song Studios in Braeside, where she specializes in contemporary vocal lessons. She also teaches music privately in a number of schools in Ren......

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Carnegie Hall Calling! - theHumm November 2018

When the West Ottawa Ladies Chorus executive first heard the news that the choir had been invited to sing in a concert at Carnegie Hall, they thought it was a joke. But it wasn’t! The organizer of ......

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Veni Emmanuel
Stairwell Carollers Return to Carleton Place
- theHumm November 2018

By — David Rain has been receiving his musical cues from the back of Pierre Massie’s head for 26 years

Residents of Carleton Place, you are in for a treat this season. On December 9 you will be playing host to some of the finest choral musicians in the Ottawa Valley.

In celebration of their 4......

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Talking Travel at the Library
- theHumm November 2018

Local travel consultant Emma Moxley (of Travel by Emma, TPI) will host a free “Let’s Talk Travel” evening on November 20, starting at 7pm at the Pakenham Library. At this fun and informal get-......

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