Happenings in Stittsville and area this last weekend of summer

Sunset over Main Street, Sunday evening. Photo by Janice Blain.

The last weekend of summer has crept up on everyone with cooler nights and darker evenings, but there is still lots of local events to enjoy.

Saturday, September 21st —

Memory Cafe – For World Alzheimer’s Day the Stittsville Branch of the Ottawa Public Library is hosting their first Open House on what will be a monthly event for persons with dementia, their care partners, and families! The It takes place from 10:00 am-12:00 pm. Please wear blue to help raise awareness!

Re-Read Used Books on Stittsville Main Street, is hosting a book launch and author signing for Stittsville’s Keith Landry starting at 10:30 am for his recently published book entitled, “Allumette Island Massacre and Three Other Canadian Crime Stories”.

Come out to Brew Revolution and enjoy the music of TJ & Matt live. Starts at 4:30 pm.

Live music compliments of the Stittsville United Church (Main Street and Fernbank Road). Rory Gardiner will be performing at a Family Fun Concert starting at 7:00 pm.

Sunday, September 22 —

Stittsville Market at the Barn located at Village Square Park from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm. Here are this week’s vendors – Four B Farm, Taste Blooms, B’s Honey, Munster Farm, Holmespun Ice Cream, Capener Creations and Kristy’s Naturals.

From 11:00 am until 4:00 pm you can stop by the Stittsville Seniors Retirement Residence (Revera) at 1354 Main Street to purchase a Sweet Memories Cake with all proceeds going to the local chapter of the Alzheimer’s Society. If you wish to donate a cake, please drop it off on Saturday, September 21 at Revera from 8:00 am – 8:00 pm or prior to 9:00 am on Sunday.

Don’t miss the last La Vida Local Tours #LVL bus to Jabulani Vineyard & Winery (Richmond), Top Shelf Distillers and Scheuermann Vineyard and Winery this weekend. Take 10% off on us to celebrate #autumnsolstice in #EasternOntariowinecountry. Use code LVLtour10 at checkout here: https://lavidalocal.ca/…/produ…/south-west-wine-spirits-tour.

From 5:00 – 8:00 pm, celebrate local mom and author, Amanda Jetté Knox whose debut novel, “Love Lives Here: A Story of Thriving in a Transgender Family” is a #1 Bestseller!!! Show your support and love for her amazing family and the community. Come on out and CELEBRATE at the Stittsville Market at the Barn in Village Square Park! There will be cake and goodies.

All weekend —

Of course you don’t want to miss out on Stittsville’s own Haunted Heritage Tour. This year has an all new route and even more to haunt you! Get your tickets for Stittsville’s Haunted Heritage Tour. The tours run from Thursdays to Saturday evenings until early November. Get your tickets at bit.ly/StittsvilleHaunt2019 and don’t forget to use ‘CENTRAL’ on check-out to get your 15% discount on tickets.

Drive over to Richmond and take part in the 175th Anniversary of the Richmond Fair. It all starts on Thursday, September 19 and runs throughout the weekend until Sunday, September 22 at 6:00 pm. Purchase your tickets before you go to avoid the line-ups at https://www.richmondfair.ca/tickets.


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