52 FOCUS - NOVEMBER 2017 Ultimate Artists Live presents THE TRAGICALLY HIP TRIBUTE SHOW Friday November 10 at 8 p.m. Celebrating nearly 20 years together, FROM THE HIP is undoubtedly Canada’s hottest TRAGICALLY HIP Tribute Band serving up classic Hip riffs with a solid edge. Location Town Hall 1873, 302 Queen St., Port Perry www.townhall1873.ca Admission $38.00 (All Ages) Ultimate Artists Live presents THE NEIL YOUNG TRIBUTE SHOW Saturday November 11 at 8 p.m. Neil Young is THE iconic Canadian singer-songwriter and musician. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame website describes him as “one of rock and roll’s greatest songwriters and performers”. Musical styles such as alternative rock and grunge also adopted elements from Young. His influence has caused some to dub him the “Godfather of Grunge”. Location Town Hall 1873, 302 Queen St., Port Perry www.townhall1873.ca Admission $35.00 (All Ages) Scugog Shores Heritage Centre & Archives presents Sunday Speaker Series CANADA’S WINTER SPORTING HISTORY WITH BILL HUMBER Sunday November 12 at 1 p.m. William Humber author, together with son Darryl, of Let It Snow: Keeping Canada’s Winter Sports Alive (Dundurn, 2009), shares his deep understanding of Canada’s winter, and general sports heritage and the twin contributions of its First Peoples, and its European settler class, along with the challenges posed by unpredictable weather, and what the future foretells for events like the Winter Olympics. Location Scugog Shores Heritage Centre & Archives, 1655 Reach Street, Port Perry Admission $10/person includes viewing of our exhibit gallery St John’s Presbyterian Church Speaker Series – Our Town presents ONCE UPON A NOVEMBER NIGHT with storyteller Dianne Chandler Friday November 17 at 7 p.m. Dianne weaves candlelight dramas cloaked in magic, illuminating multicultural folk-fairy tales, legends, historical and literary tales that touch the heart and bring a tear to the eye or elicit a good chuckle as they tickle the fancy of all ages. Location St John’s Presbyterian Church 319 Queen St., Port Perry Admission $10 at the door Greenbank Folk Music Society presents Acclaimed Vocalist LORI CULLEN with KURT SWINGHAMMER Saturday November 11 at 8 p.m. Lori will be accompanied by her equally brilliant music/artist husband, Kurt Swinghammer. As noted on their website, it’s a special opportunity when an artist has an entire album written for them. The words, melodies, and jazz-informed chamber pop arrangements of Lori’s latest album, Sexsmith Swinghammer Songs, were all specifically created for the distinctive voice of Lori. Sexsmith Swinghammer Songs is Lori Cullen’s seventh album. A rewarding collaboration between close friends has resulted in a beautifully presented collection of new material. Please join us as we discover or re-discover the brilliant tones of these exciting artists Location Greenbank Centennial Hall, Hwy 12, Greenbank Admission $25.00 (All Ages) Tickets POE Design, 146 Queen St., Port Perry 905-985-0060 Blue Heron Books, 62 Brock St., W. Uxbridge 905-852-4282 or phone 905-985-8351 to reserve tickets www.greenbankfolkmusic.ca and on Facebook Scugog Memorial Public Library ANNUAL SNOWFLAKE SALE November 18 thru to December 17 (during regular business hours) Browse and buy a wide variety of handcrafted items created by local artists and artisans from displays throughout the library. With each purchase the library receives a portion of the sales. An easy way to shop and support the library at the same time! Location Scugog Memorial Public Library 21 Water St., Port Perry Information www.scugoglibrary.ca What’ s Up Scugog? ` (continued from page 51) Port Perry Villa by Revera Retirement Community CHRISTMAS BAZAAR Saturday November 18 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Everything you would expect from a bazaar and so much more! Vendors, lunch, hot chocolate, etc. Location Port Perry Villa 15987 Simcoe St., Port Perry Information www.portperryvilla.ca To submit your upcoming event email focus@focusonscugog.com by the 8th of the month, one month before you need it to be published.