|This Week in Chester|
at 5:00pm the croquet mallets will be waltzing around Lordly Park.
March your mallet over there and join in the fun, or just bring a lawn
chair and gin. Either accessory will be welcomed.
Also on the agenda tonight, the legendary Mike MacDonald is on stage at the Chester Playhouse.
A staple of the Just for Laughs comedy festival Mike incorporates
recent events and things that happen within his life into routines. Mike
has always been able to find the bright side to everything in life -
from highly debated topics in the media to family road trips. MacDonald
has appeared on Late Night with Letterman, Arsenio Hall, Showtime's
Comedy Club, A&E's An Evening at the Improv, and Comedy Central's
The A List. Dial up the Playhouse for your ticket now @ 902 275-3933
the farmers are back at the old Train Station from 10am - 2 pm. Last
week they were giving away delicious fresh hot corn on the cob rolled in
butter. Who knows what they might be giving away this week...diamonds?
or maybe an Ace?
This Saturday and Sunday there is an "elegant"
yard sale at 10 Main Street from 10 am-3 pm both days. The goodies are
both inside and out, it will happen rain or shine and I am told there
are antiques, collectibles, kilims and other rugs, fabrics, linens,
furniture and artwork. Get your elegant self over there for the latest
Saturday evening there is a benefit dance at the Chester
Legion from 9pm - 1am with "Short Notice" on stage.Tickets are $10 in
support of two local equestrian riders attending the National Equestrian
Championships in the Nation's Capital next week .
musician, songwriter, father of 3 beautiful girls, husband to the lovely
and talented Teresa and generally all round great guy Chris "Old Man
Luedecke" will be on stage at the Chester Playhouse this Saturday at
7:30 pm. Luedecke's new album Domestic Eccentric, is rife with
everything the term 'domestic' implies - it's an album of home and the
people that make it what it is. A banjo aficionado and winner of two
Juno awards, Old Man Luedecke's sound has a comfortable folky, bluegrass
feel to it with honest simplicity and an upbeat vibe. Don't miss this.
|Sunday the Chester Legion is hosting a crib tournament at 1pm for all you crib maniacs. 902 275-3315 for further info.|
Monday at 7pm there is a benefit for Musical Friends at St. Stephen's
Church. Musical Friends is the free after school program where there
will be a magical benefit with great guest artists including Laura Smith
and the Studio Singers.
This year Musical Friends is offering youth
choir, band camp, tuneful tots and vintage voices - a weekly singalong
for seniors and those who love 'oldies' music.
happenings are every Monday that school is in (no storm days /
holidays). Professional musicians and guest artists lead all four
programs. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org
The Chester Art Centre
has artist Jennie Carton with Back to Basics Drawing on the mornings of
September 22nd, 29th, Oct 6th, 13th, & 20th from 9:30 am - 12:30
pm. Learn the details of realistic drawing ,explore creating light and
shadow, proportion and reflection. The basic principles of illustration
will be covered as all skill levels welcome. Cost: $130.