FOCUS - JANUARY 2018 29 Port Perry Legion Br. 419 presents CLASSIC COUNTRY MUSIC & ‘OPEN MIC’ Featuring The Burnt River Band Sunday January 14 from 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. Special guest Kevin Young. 50/50 Draw. Don’t miss this full afternoon of entertainment! Location 484 Bay St., Port Perry Admission $10 per person advance tickets available Information Call the Legion at 905-985-8502 or Tammy Cochrane 905-431-0653 PROBUS CLUB OF PORT PERRY Tuesday January 16 from 10 a.m. - noon Guest Speaker: Janet McGhee As the owner of Janet McGhee Chartered Professional Accountant, Janet has built a successful community-based accounting practice offering a wide range of services, primarily in the Durham Region. Location Hope Church 14480 Old Simcoe Rd., Port Perry Information St. John’s Presbyterian Church presents A CELEBRATION OF SCOTLAND – BURNS NIGHT Songs And Poems Of The Bard Wednesday January 17 at 7 p.m. The night will feature, Claidhmor with soprano Susan Ryman and piper John Lindsay. Light refreshments will be served after the concert, including ‘Haggis Tasting’. Location St. John’s Presbyterian Church 319 Queen St., Port Perry Tickets $20 available at Books Galore, 175 Perry St., Port Perry, 905-985-8645 Wee Tartan Shop, 177 Queen St., Port Perry, 905-985-6573 or call Cathy 905-985-5179 Erin O’Toole MP presents FREE PUBLIC SKATE Friday January 5 from 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. Erin O’Toole and family invites everyone to join his family for this fun skate! Location Scugog Arena 1655 Reach St., Port Perry RSVP appreciated: or 1-866-436-1141. Town Hall 1873 presents THE MUDMEN Friday January 12 at 8 p.m. Always entertaining and definitely unique, The Mudmen are a blast of Celtic energy whose members are known for being characters both on and off the stage. Expect a fun evening of Celtic music and stories when the Mudmen’s 20th Anniversary/Old Plaid Shirt 2 rolls into town! Location Town Hall 1873 302 Queen St., Port Perry Admission $28 all ages Information 905-985-8181 • Greenbank Folk Music Society presents SCOTT MERRITT Saturday January 13 at 8 p.m. Scott is a Canadian recording artist and music producer who has worked throughout North America since 1980. During that time, he has released six albums under his own name on labels that include Duke Street Records (Canada), IRS Records and MCA/Universal Records (U.S.). He has also produced and mixed many other Canadian songwriters and bands. Location Greenbank Centennial Hall, Hwy 12, Greenbank Admission $25 all ages Information 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 and on Facebook ...................... Please turn to page 30 DURHAM CHAMBER ORCHESTRA with Conductor Carlos Bastidas with Conductor Carlos Bastidas presents “A Musical Journey” – No Passports Reguired – atTown Hall 1873 Centre for the Performing Arts Concert 2:30pm Sunday March 25, 2018 Join the orchestra and local artists for an afternoon’s journey to various countries through an infusion of musicians, artisans, narration and culinary tastes.The orchestra is joined by local artists: Tenor, Ryan Edgar; Storyteller, Diane Chandler; Vocalist, Curtis Hadden & Friends. Concert Only – 2:30pm, Tickets $25 online: or 905-985-8181 Before the concert, join the orchestra and Scugog Council for the Arts for a Patron’s ‘Tapas Luncheon’ &WineTasting culinary experience.Wander theTown Hall 1873 lounges enjoying musicians, works from local artisans and culinary delights. Luncheon – 12:30pm, Tickets $15 (sold separately) by reservation: 905 925-3959 (Wendy)