Pender Harbour & Egmont: Firefighters host fireworks

Quiz Night is this Friday, Oct. 25 at the Legion starting at 7 p.m., hosted by the Alan Stewart Team with proceeds going to the Yew Transition House Women’s and Children’s Shelter. 

Halloween celebrations start this Saturday, Oct. 26 with the Spooktacular 11th Annual Halloween Howl Dance and Costume Extravaganza. Doors open at 8 p.m. at the Pender Harbour Community Hall. Dress up and dance to the music of the fabulous Gary Comeau and the Voodoo Allstars, Tim Hearsey, Chris Norquist, Rob Becker and Jerry Cook. Prizes for the best costume! Do arrange for a safe ride home. See for tickets if not sold out. 

BackEddy will host their annual Egmonster Mash the same evening 7 p.m. with a costume contest, spooky treats and 50 per cent off accommodation. See

The Sunday Jam, Oct. 27 at The Clubhouse, promises to be an afternoon of fantastic music when headliner Joe Stanton will be joined by Simon Paradis and Tim Rannard. Get there early for Sunday brunch or enjoy great food and drinks throughout the show. Admission by donation. 

Harbourside Friendship on Halloween, Thursday, Oct. 31 at the Hall at 10:30 a.m. will be a party, so put on your best costume and come join the fun. Drop in $10; lunch served at noon. 

The Pender Harbour Volunteer Fire Department hosts a fireworks show Halloween night at 7:30 p.m. at Millennium Park. Enjoy entertainment, hot dogs, hot drinks and a bonfire. Keep buying raffle tickets at local businesses for super prizes; draw will be at the fireworks celebration. 

Remember to keep your pets safe and calm during the festivities this coming week. Respect your neighbours and wildlife so all will have a happy Halloween. 

The three day inaugural Mushroom and Seaweed Festival hosted by Ruby Lake Lagoon Society is Nov. 1 to 3. See story on page 25, and find more information at

The Pender Harbour Garden Club is proud to present Denise Lagasse from the Sunshine Coast Seed Saving Collective on Monday, Nov. 4 at the School of Music. Denise is the founder of this group, experienced, authentic seed saving teacher and amazing food gardener. She will share her knowledge, inspire, explain why seed saving is important and exciting and offer practical, basic guidelines. Meeting is 1 to 3 p.m., $5 drop in. Complimentary coffee, tea and snacks and a raffle for great prizes.

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