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Small Halls Shows October 2 & 3, 2015

We know it is summer but we are thinking fall and the first weekend in October when we celebrate small halls across Clearview. We have just secured our acts and are bringing back two of the ACC north’s faves. On Friday, October 2 we will be presenting Skydiggers.  On Saturday, October 3 Elliott Brood will headline and they have invited their friends Harlan Pepper and the Dinner Belles to come along for the fun. Tickets are available now at ticketscene.  We hope to see you then.

Skydiggers tickets here for $30 in advance/ $35 at the door. Elliott Brood and Friends  for $35 in advance/ $40 at the door. For more information contact sara@creemore.com 705-466-9906.

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Danny Michel April 18 & 19

Tickets are still available for Sunday, April 19. Info is available here. 

For those who are coming to the sold-out show on Saturday, April 18 here are the things you should know:

Doors open at 7 pm. Show starts at 8 pm. 

Your name will be on a list at the door. Trina and Liz will check you in. There is no need to bring anything other than your good and honest name. If however you are not looking so honest you may be asked  for photo ID. 

Men with Knives will be pulling up their trailer and will start serving up food at 7 pm. Check out what they have to offer:

Grilled Chicken Breast on a Baguette, Pickled Carrots and Red Onions, Chimichurri Sauce

  • Pulled Pork on a Bun, Coleslaw, Dill Pickle Salsa
  • Salad Bar: Quinoa, Kale, Broccoli Slaw, Beet/Goat Cheese/Walnut, Curried Orzo

$7.50 sandwich only, $10.00 sandwich and salad

There is a fundraising cash bar run by the Avening Hall Board. Ed, Tina and the rest of the gang will be serving up Creemore Springs beer, wine and soft drinks.

  • Please bring cash if you intend to make purchases – there are no ATMS in Avening

For those who are coming to the Sunday, April 19 matinee here are the things you should know:

Doors open at  1 pm. Show starts at  1:30pm. 

Your name will be on a list at the doorThere is no need to bring anything other than your good and honest name. If however you are not looking so honest you may be asked  for photo ID. 

There will be a cash bar and sandwiches available to purchase.

If you still have questions please call Sara during office hours at 705-466-9906  or any time at 705-888-5139.  Email sara@creemore.com

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Danny Michel matinee show added.

Due to the overwhelming response to the Danny Michel concert on April 18 we have added a second show. This will be a matinee  on Sunday, April 19, 2015  at 1:30 p.m.

This show will highlight Michel’s special relationship with the countries which influence his sound.

During the last two decades, Michel has spent a lot of time in Belize, where in recent years he has written and recorded music. It was in Belize that he filmed the video for Feather Fur and Fin (the title track from his 2008 album), wrote the 2010 album Sunset Sea and recorded his most recent record, Black Birds Are Dancing Over Me with The Garifuna Collective, which earned him a 2012 Juno nomination for world album of the year.

Michel, from Kitchener-Waterloo, will be performing as part of a trio with Davide Direnzo and Mark McIntyre. He will also tell tales of Belize and his scholarship fund for local high school students.Over the years, Michel’s fans have donated $68,000 through an online fundraising campaign and Michel continues to make regular visits to the school to take part in graduation ceremonies.

Tickets are $25 and available here or contact The Creemore Echo at 705-466-9906. Service fees apply to all credit and debit purchases.

If you need more info contact sara@creemore.com 705-466-9906

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Avening Hall Chili Bowl – Saturday, February 28

Chili bowl.inddEveryone is invited to attend a family potluck, bowling party and games night.

4:30 – Kids 7 years and under bowling and outdoor play for others (must be supervised by a parent/guardian)

5:30 – potluck dinner with chili provided by the hall board members

6:30 – Brief AGM for those interested (it is not necessary to participate in this )

6:30 – 7:30 – 8 years and up bowling

7:30 to 8:30 – Adult bowling

Board games provided by Cardboard Castles or bring your favourite along to share.

Bowling is Avening Rules – 3 ball sudden death.

Door prizes donated by Cardboard Castles.

Free for everyone – a free will offering to the hall greatly appreciated.

Cash Bar available.

For more information contact sara@creemore.com or call 705-466-9906

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Springtime with Danny Michel – April 18, 2015

Imagine spring. Now imagine a show at the Avening Hall. They have a lot in common. They are both things we wait for with great anticipation. They are both things we want to happen sooner rather than later.

Now add to the vision a concert with Danny Michel at the Avening Hall on Saturday, April 18 at 8pm and you have conjured up a most hopeful  event and a happy thought to get you through some cold winter days.

Danny will be playing as part of a trio. Food and drink will be available starting at 7pm. Show will start at 8pm.

Tickets  $25 in advance available here
Or contact Sara at The Creemore Echo
705-466-9906,  sara@creemore.com
The Avening Hall website is here

“When you need to restore your faith in humanity, just go to a Danny Michel show. Who else gets you to sing along to a song about what your meaningful purpose is on this earth?” STICKY MAGAZINE, TORONTO

Danny Michel’s Website

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Skydiggers Sold Out

The Skydiggers Show on October 25 is sold out.

So sorry if you missed out. Be sure to sign up for our mailing list so you don’t miss out again.

Now for those who are coming… here are the things you should know:

  • Doors open at 7pm. Show starts at 8pm. 
  • Your name will be on a list at the door. MK and Laura will check you in. There is no need to bring anything other than your good and honest name. If however you are not looking so honest you may be asked  for photo ID. 
  • Men with Knives will be pulling up their trailer and will start serving up food at 7pm. Check out what they have to offer:
      • FISH TACO- Crispy Fresh Water Smelts, Georgian Bay Slaw, Zesty Yogurt Sauce, Pea Shoots
      • CHICKEN SCHWARMA TACO – Grilled Chicken, Pickled Turnips, Georgian Bay Slaw, Garlic Yogurt Sauce, Pea Shoots
      • BEEF TRITIP TACO – Grilled Beef, Caramelized Onions, Georgian Bay Slaw, Horseradish Sauce, Pea Shoots
      • $6 each or two for $10 *Same plate *Gluten free corn shells available

Add side of salad $4 each or $7.50 for a meal

  • CHICKPEA TABOULI KALE SALAD WITH PARMESAN, TOASTED ALMONDS, CURRANTS
  • SOBA NOODLES WITH JULIENNE VEGETABLES, SCALLIONS and SESAME SEEDS

There is a fundraising cash bar run by the Avening Hall Board. Ed, Tina and the rest of the gang will be serving up Creemore Springs beer, cheap wine and soft drinks.

  • Please bring cash if you intend to make purchases – there are no ATMS in Avening
If you still have questions please call Sara during office hours at 705-466-9906  or anytime at 705-888-5139.  Email sara@creemore.com

See you soon.

 

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Small Halls Fest this weekend

We hope you are joining us this weekend. We have tickets still available for purchase – online until noon the day of the show and then they will be available at the Hall.

If you have already purchased your tickets your name will be on a list at the door. Doors open at 7pm. Food and drinks start flowing then.

We have great art, shirts, beer, food and a few surprises for sale so please be sure to bring cash – there is no ATM in Avening.

If you have any questions please contact Sara at 705-888-5139

But before you call here are the details on the weekend.

Friday, October 3, 8pm – Cameron House Records Night

Enjoy a night with some of the fine talent signed to Cameron House Records including  Whitney Rose, The Devin Cuddy Band and Sam Cash & the Romantic Dogs.  Doors open at 7pm. Show starts at 8pm. $25 in advance/$30 door. Available here.  Beverages are being sold by the hall and The Flying Chestnut Kitchen is offering up fun on a bun in 4 flavours. Pulled pork with purple slaw, marinated beef with caramelized onion, tandoori chicken with mango chutney and grilled portobello mushroom all served on freshly-baked FCK buns  with chips. This meal is sure to knock your socks off.

Saturday, October 4, 8pm – Buck 65
The CBC personality behind Radio 2 Drive –  Rich Terfry – brings his rapping alter-ego and new album Neverlove to the ACC. Doors open at 7pm. Show starts at 8pm. $30 in advance/$35 door. Available here.  Beverages are being sold by the hall and food prepared by Alta – a delicious vegetarian India feastie is available for purchase.

Saturday, October 4 & Sunday, October  5, 10 to 4pm each day                  Memory Lanes: Art and History

Original silk-screened prints of past ACC North concerts created by Lucas Gordon will be on display in the lanes of our bowling alley. View at the shows or during the weekend between 10am and 4pm. Art is available to purchase and proceeds go to the Avening Hall.

Check out the history of Avening and our Hall. This is happening thanks to the financial support of Noble Insurance and the hard work of the Avening Women’s Institute and other members of the community. Open for viewing 10 am to 4 pm and during the concerts.

Sunday, October 5, 11:30am to 1:30pm – AWI Lunch

The Avening Women’s Institute is offering a traditional country tea. Sandwich, tea, dessert – $5

Sunday, October 5, 12:30 pm – Dedication Ceremony

The Avening Hall Board invites everyone to join us for a very brief dedication ceremony of our new history installation at 12:30pm sharp. People are also invited to bring pictures, stories or other Avening artifacts to add to the ever-growing story of our community.

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This Fall at the Hall

This fall at the hall we plan to give you everything that you’ve ever wanted!

That may seem like a bit of an overstatement and we are not prone to bragging, but if you put on your Canadian-lyric-trivia thinking cap or,  just keep reading,  you will know where we are going with that one. So, here is everything that we are giving you this fall:

Friday, October 3 – Cameron House Records Night

Enjoy a night with some of the fine talent signed to Cameron House Records including  Whitney Rose, The Devin Cuddy Band and Sam Cash & the Romantic Dogs. $25 in advance/$30 door.   Available here. 

Saturday, October 4 – Buck 65
The CBC personality behind Radio 2 Drive –  Rich Terfry – brings his rapping alter-ego and new album Neverlove to the ACC. $30 in advance/$35 door. Available here. 

Saturday October 4 & 5 – Memory Lanes

Original silk-screened prints of past ACC North concerts created by Lucas Gordon will be on display in the lanes of our bowling alley. View at the shows or during the weekend between 10am and 4pm.

Check out the history of Avening and our Hall. This is happening thanks to the financial support of Noble Insurance and the hard work of the Avening Women’s Institute  other members of the community. Open for viewing 10 am to 4 pm. small-halls-blue

We are presenting this and more as part of Clearview’s Small Halls Festival.

 

And then…

Saturday, October 25 – Skydiggers
Canadian folk rock legends take to the stage for a special night at the Hall.
$30 in advance $35 at the door. Available here.

Is that everything that you’ve ever wanted? I am pretty sure it is.

Any questions or to buy tickets through The Creemore Echo email sara@creemore.com

or call Sara at 705-466-9906.

And, if that’s not everything there is more…

Catherine Gildiner, The New York Time Best-selling author of Too Close to the Falls,  is launching the third memoir in the series entitled Coming Ashore on Saturday, October 18 between 3 and 5 pm. This is a free event hosted by Curiosity House Books and everyone is welcomed. Contact the Book Store for more info at 705-466-3400.

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Miriam Toews & Alexi Zentner May 8, 2014

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