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Fall 2016

A cultural guide

AMHERSTBURG


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Amherstburg knows that when it comes to being better, you can always bank on us. WFCU Credit Union 322 Sandwich St. S., Amherstburg

Jil Scott

Manager, Sales & Service

WFCU Credit Union opened the doors to our seventh branch in the historical town of Amherstburg, over three years ago. For the residents we now call members, WFCU Credit Union is more than just a financial institution. Offering personalized service, full service financial solutions, and a strong commitment to the community, WFCU Credit Union’s Amherstburg team has laid the foundation for lifelong relationships. At WFCU Credit Union, you have access to top quality financial products and services, like unlimited chequing accounts, low rate loans and mortgages, high interest savings products, and more. To learn more about WFCU Credit Union and to see why we’re better than a bank, call 519-974-WFCU or stop by our Amherstburg branch today at 322 Sandwich Street South.

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Friday, September 9 4:00 pm to 11:00 pm

Saturday, September 10 12:00 Noon to 11:00 pm

Sunday, September 11 12:00 Noon to 6:00 pm Amherstburg Chamber of Commerce 519 736-2001 268 Dalhousie St., Amherstburg, ON N9V 1W7 amherstburgchamber.com


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Welcome! The Amherstburg Chamber of Commerce and its members are proud to invite you to our wonderful community! Deemed as one of the prettiest and oldest communities in Southwest Ontario, Amherstburg is nestled on the shores of Lake Erie and the Detroit River. Fall in love with all that Amherstburg has to offer. Amherstburg is steeped in rich history where you will experience small town hospitality with urban amenities. Beauty and tranquility is everywhere, yet you will find all the shopping and services that you need right here in Amherstburg. Whether you are visiting or are thinking about relocating, the Amherstburg Chamber of Commerce is at your service.

Enjoy your fall right here in Amherstburg!

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Fall in Love with Amherstburg! Wrap yourself in these Special Events and Attractions this Fall

Events AUGUST 27, 28 10am to 5pm

Art By The River

Celebrating 50 years! Fort Malden NHSC Love art? Join over 150 topnotch artists and artisans in Amherstburg. (519) 736-2826 gibsonartgallery.com

AUGUST 28 4pm to 5 pm

Music in the Park

Free, live performance by Essex Community Concert Band in Kings Navy Yard Park. amherstburg.ca or facebook.com/AmherstburgConnection

SEPTEMBER 9,10,11

WE Harvest Festival

Fort Malden NHSC Enjoy wine, craft brew and a new distillery along with food artisans for an amazing weekend with live music. weharvestfest.com or facebook.com/weharvestfest

SEPTEMBER 10, 11 & 17, 18 9am to 3pm

Festival of Hawks

Holiday Beach Conservation Area Take in the sights of thousands of hawks as they migrate south through this world-renowned birding venue. erca.org/birding

OCTOBER 23 11am to 4pm

3rd Annual All Hallows Eve Festival

Park House Museum, 214 Dalhousie Street Learn about the history of Halloween. Victorian funeral exhibit, a 1920’s Halloween party exhibit, candle making, baking, weaving, spinning, print shop and tinsmithing demonstrations, ghost stories, games, and more. 519 736 2511, parkhousemuseum.com, facebook.com/ParkHouseAmherstburg


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Attractions

Fort Malden 

The Commissariat (Amherstburg Provincial Marine Group)

218 Dalhousie Street, in King’s Navy Yard Park Built in 1831 as the office for the Commissariat Department at Fort Malden. www.provincialmarine.org

Fort Malden National Historic Site of Canada 100 Laird Avenue

Visitors can step back in time and get a glimpse of what military life was like 200 years ago. www.parkscanada.ca/malden

Gibson Gallery 140 Richmond Street

Ca.1896, this beautifully restored Michigan Central RR Station presents works by local artists, www.gibsonartgallery.com

Gibson Gallery’s caboose


2016 • Savour Amherstburg Amherstburg Freedom Museum 277 King Street

Preserving our region’s Black Heritage from  African origins to the present day.  www.blackhistoricalmuseum.org

Park House Museum 214 Dalhousie Street

Take a trip back into the 1790 home of Victorian Era at the Park House. www.parkhousemuseum.com

Provincial Marine Monument 218 Dalhousie Street, King’s Navy Yard Park

A riveting bronze monument honoring Canada’s first Navy - Provincial Marine’s heroic efforts during the War of 1812.

Wyandot Cemetery 968 Front Road North, (County Road. 20 & County Road 10)

Amherstburg area was once the home of the Wyandot, remnants of the Huron, Neutrals, and Petuns who were dispersed by the Iroquois in the 1640’s.

the Gibson Gallery

Open Thursday - Sunday 11 am – 5 pm

140 Richmond Street, Amherstburg ON (519) 736-2826

August 27-28 10am-5pm Fort Malden NHSC www.gibsonartgallery.com

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Event Information

WE Harvest Festival celebrates its inaugural year with LOCAL, LOCAL, LOCAL! WE Harvest Fest is the first Feast On™ Certified event in Southwestern Ontario. The festival will feature local beverage producers of wine, craft beer, and distillery. Food growers and producers will be paired with local chefs & restaurants for delicious culinary tastes.

Event Dates and Times

FRIDAY, September 9 - 4:00 pm to 11:00 pm 19 years of age+ only

SATURDAY, September 10 - 12:00 Noon to 11:00 pm 19 years of age+ only

SUNDAY, September 11 - 12:00 Noon to 6:00 pm Families welcome - 18 years and under permitted when accompanied by parent

See page 16 for ticket information

Feast On™ Tours and Bev On Tours Times

Join one of our guided Feast On™ or Bev On Tours for an interactive, intimate demonstration and tasting from our Taste Artisans. These tours are included with admission. Limited availability, first come, first serve.

SATURDAY, September 10 - 1:00 pm, 2:30 pm SUNDAY, September 11 - 1:00 pm, 2:30 pm

Craft Beer Seminar

Craft Beer’s popularity is on the rise. Find out why local, small batch brew tastes better and is better for you!

SATURDAY, September 10 - 3:00 pm SUNDAY, September 11 - 3:00 pm

Wine Seminar SATURDAY, September 10 - 4:00 pm SUNDAY, September 11 - 4:00 pm

Distillery Seminar SUNDAY, September 11 - 5:00 pm

SEE PAGE 16 for more Event Info


Participating Taste Artisans

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TASTE ARTISANS Koi Sushi & Japanese Cuisine

Butcher on the Block

Oropomodoro Pizzeria

Blackjacks

Smashed Apple Catering

Kingsville Golf and Country Club

The Vines Restaurant Cooper’s Hawk

Bistro 42

Wheely Scrumptious

BEVERAGE ARTISANS

North 42 Degrees Estate Winery

Aleksander Estate Winery

Oxley Estate Winery

Brew Microbrewery

Paglione Estate Winery

Colchester Ridge Estate Winery

Pelee Island Winery

Colio Estate Wines

Sprucewood Shores Estate Winery

Cooper’s Hawk Vineyards

Walkerville Brewery

Frank Brewing Company

Wolfhead Distillery


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The feast is on!

WE Harvest Festival is all about the things that make the Windsor Essex region extraordinary! WE Harvest Festival and Tourism Windsor Essex Pelee Island have aligned with the Ontario Culinary Tourism Alliance (OCTA) which connects taste-makers, shares their stories, and sparks delicious development in culinary tourism. One such program is the Feast ON certification. Feast ON builds relationships and promotes sourcing Ontario food & drink. Feast ON certifies that at least 50% of the food and beverage served at the festival is grown or produced in Ontario. As part of this alignment, WE Harvest Festival will be the first Feast ON certified event in Essex County! “The Amherstburg Chamber of Commerce is to be commended for stepping forward and creating a Windsor Essex Harvest Festival to celebrate local food and drink. The festival at Fort Malden NHSC will showcase the best our region has to offer from products grown and/ or produced in our own backyard”, says Gordon Orr; CEO Tourism Windsor Essex Pelee Island. Feast ON everyone!

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Taste Artisans

We are happy to be the first Feast On™ Certified festival in Southwestern Ontario and our Taste Artisans are dedicated to providing the freshest local products served up in exciting ways. Feast On™ Certification guarantees that a minimum of 50% of the culinary tastes are produced by using locally sourced products. That’s providing you an experience that is economically responsible, healthy and delicious!

Getting Around at WE Harvest Fest

WE Harvest Fest proudly showcases an interactive ‘festival map app’ to assist you with locating your festival Taste Artisans. The EatDrinX app is FREE to download and will help you to make the most delicious menu choices!

Your E Wrist Band Information

E-Wristband technology, be ONE of the first! WE Harvest Fest is the first festival in Southwestern Ontario to use e-wristbands. It’s certified, it’s easy and it’s QUICK. To avoid lines and create a seamless experience, create your personal WE Harvest Fest profile. You can then add funds to your profile, which will be accessible from your personalized e-wristband at the gate. To create your personal WE Harvest Fest profile visit weharvestfest.com/cashless Got CASH? No problem! Arrive with cash, debit or credit card to the event and your e-wristband will be activated with your funds right at the festival. It’s easy and it’s QUICK.


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Want to have fun and meet new friends? Join one of our guided Feast On™ or Bev On Tours for an interactive, intimate demonstration and tasting from our Taste and Beverage Artisans. These tours are free with admission. Limited availability per each group so first come, first serve.

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Join the famiglia and enjoy a little taste of "la dolce vita"

724 County Rd. 50 E. Harrow, Ontario 519-738-0597

www.paglioneestatewinery.com

Paglione Estate Winery is nestled in 40 acres of land with 10 acres of vines along the shores of Lake Erie in Harrow, Ontario. In the heart of Canada’s southernmost wine region, they craft high quality wines in small batches, fermented with indigenous yeast using natural, old-world Italian methods. The Winery’s Tuscan-style architecture and welcoming ambiance offers guests a unique experience steeped in culture in a family atmosphere unmatched in the region. Enjoy a pizza from their wood-fired clay oven or a classic antipasti platter, an authentic espresso or cappuccino, a spontaneous serenade of live Italian music, or just savour a glass of wine amid the tranquil setting.

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Partnerships

Entertainment

WE Harvest Fest is a feast for all our senses! From country to top 40 to easy listening, enjoy the music of local artists while exploring local tastes and relaxing to spectacular views of the Detroit River. Looking to explore local tastes in an intimate learning atmosphere? Check out our Tours and Seminars.

Entertainment Schedule FRIDAY, September 9 -­Gates open at 4:00 pm 4:15 pm - 5:15 pm 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm 7:15 pm - 8:45 pm 9:15 pm - 10:45 pm

Kelsi Mayne (Acoustic Duo) Crystal Gage Band TBD Ashley Lynn & The Spurs

SATURDAY, September 10 -­Gates open at 12:00 noon 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm 9:30 pm - 10:45 pm

Claudia DiNatale Transeo The Funk Junkies Sarah Smith Band Greatest Hits Live

SEE performer bios starting on PAGE 18

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SUNDAY, September 11 -­Gates open at 12:00 noon 12:45 pm - 2:00 pm 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Fun at the Fort:

Joan Charette Quartet Double Barrel Jorge Miguel

WE Harvest Fest’s venue, Fort Malden National Historic Site, offers spectacular waterfront views and unique visitor experiences. While at the festival get “inked” or have your photo taken with a unique Parks Canada backdrop! On Sunday ONLY, for the young ones, experience the Kids’ Harvest Zone activities! (Those under 18 years of age are permitted on Sunday ONLY, when they are with a parent with a Sunday ticket.) weharvestfest.com


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Tickets (Ticket prices & Where to purchase tickets) Your ticket includes...

Local entertainment, commemorative tasting cup, Feast On™ and Bev On tours along the shoreline of Detroit River at the spectacular Fort Malden National Historic Site. Together this makes the WE Harvest Fest a premier event for our region and province. WE Harvest Fest proudly showcases carefree and easy Intellitix technology. The first festival in South Western Ontario with certified e-wristband payment system

Ticket Prices FRIDAY, September 9 - 4:00 pm to 11:00 pm Advanced Tickets $25 19 years of age+ only with gov’t issued photo ID Tickets at Gate $30 based on availability

SATURDAY, September 10 - 12:00 Noon to 11:00 pm Advanced Tickets $25 19 years of age+ only with gov’t issued photo ID Tickets at Gate $30 based on availability

SUNDAY, September 11 - 12:00 Noon to 6:00 pm Advanced Tickets $15 19 years of age+ only with gov’t issued photo ID On Sunday ONLY 18 years and younger have free entry but ONLY permitted on event grounds with a Sunday ticket holding parent Weekend Passes - Good for all three days Advance Tickets $60 19 years of age+ only with gov’t issued photo ID

Weekend passes are NON-TRANSFERRABLE One weekend pass per person. Weekend pass holders receive one entrance wrist band and one commemorative, tasting cup Weekend passes sold ONLY at WE Harvest Fest Headquarters

Where to Purchase Tickets • WFCU Credit Union locations • ONLINE Ticketscene.ca • WE Harvest Fest Headquarters Gordon House - 268 Dalhousie Street, Amherstburg, ON, 519-736-2001 THIS IS AN OPEN AIR EVENT - RAIN OR SHINE NO REFUNDS - NO EXCHANGES


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WE Harvest Festival Entertainment Kelsi Mayne

Windsor native Kelsi Mayne is a singer, songwriter, guitarist, 2016 FACTOR grant recipient and top 8 finalist in the upcoming Boots and Hearts Emerging Artist Showcase. At 16 years old, she opened for the Neverending White Lights. Kelsi has collaborated with Canadian greats including Ryan Stewart (Carly Rae Jepsen, Hedley), David Genn (54-40, Hedley) and Jay Allan (Johnny Reid, Doc Walker). She has performed all over the province and is lead singer for her self-titled five-piece band.

Crystal Gage Band

An artist since the age of 8, Crystal Gage is a renowned singer who performs over 150 shows per year, opening for artists like Big & Rich, Emerson Drive and Gretchen Wilson. She has performed on world renowned stages like the Budweiser Downtown Hoedown and the Country Music Hall of Fame in Nashville, Tennessee. Crystal Gage earned worldwide recognition when she won CMT’s National Karaoke Star, after which she released her album Dust to Diamonds, which was met with critical acclaim, and which received airplay nationwide.


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Ashley Lynn and the Spurs

Made up of band members Ashley Lynn, Al Hendry, Mitch Taylor, Mark Calcott and Aaron Willms, Ashley Lynn and the Spurs is a diverse, high energy, rockin’ country band! Since 2011, they’ve performed at festivals, hoedowns, casinos, private functions, corporate events, backyard parties, Christmas parties, and clubs all over Ontario, Michigan, Ohio and Illinois. While they’re known for performing country hits from yesterday and today, they also perform classic rock, Top 40, southern rock, disco and R&B.

Claudia DiNatale

A native of Windsor, Claudia DiNatale has been performing since the age of 6, and was a mainstay of the local music theatre since since the age of 9. She released her first album, My Life in 5 Songs, in 2003, with the follow up full-length album, The Little Things, in 2004. She toured seven Canadian cities that year. Since the release of her album, Claudia continues to perform solo, as well as other music groups, including a jazz group and a Roaring Twenties-style musical theatre group called The Rum Runners Review. She continues to write original music, and has expanded to produce music for other upcoming artists.


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Transeo

Transeo, made up of bandmates Anthony Ruggirello, Manu Seghal and Gino Paciocco, believe that “live music is the most intimate form of entertainment.” Transeo performs a variety of music, from tango to Top 40, and has been acclaimed by countless audiences for well over a decade. It’s been said that the band “has a knack for bringing its listeners to a far-away paradise… passion, professionalism and eccentric creativity are a few of the qualities these musicians possess. If you are looking to enchant your guests with slick music styles, Transeo can offer the right touch of charm, sophistication, and charisma to leave a lasting impression.”

The Funk Junkies

Founded in 2013, the Funk Junkies are Rob Chiarenza (vocals and guitar), Mark Calcott (keyboards and vocals, Bryan D’Andrea (bass), Adam Thomson (drums and vocals), Damon Soumas (keyboards and vocals), Max Marshall (bass) and Mike Palazzolo (bass). This Windsorbased funk band are a party favourite, moving audiences to their feet with renditions of James Brown’s Sex Machine and Mark Ronson’s Uptown Funk. A staple at music halls and festivals around the region, The Funk Junkies are the only local act dedicated to playing purely funk.


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Sarah Smith

Sarah Smith fronted the Canadian rock band The Joys for several years; in 2012, she went solo with her album Stronger Now, produced by Grammy and Juno winning producer Kevin Doyle. In 2014, she released her second CD, The Journey, which was produced in Germany. Sarah’s career has been no less than impressive – she has won a myriad of awards, including the 2012 and 2014 London Music Awards Best Singer/Songwriter, the 2015 Best Rock Artist at the London Music Awards, the 2015 Best Adult Contemporary at the Toronto Independent Music Awards and the 2016 Best Video and Pop/Rock Song at The Akademia Music Awards.

Greatest Hits Live

With over a century of combined experience, Windsor-based Greatest Hits Live is made up of six of Southwestern Ontario’s finest musicians. Best known for their “Best of Styx and Journey” tribute show, Greatest Hits Live is also renowned for their “Best of Canadian Rock,” “Best of 70s Rock” and “Best of 80s Rock” as well as their ultimate “The Ultimate Classic Rock Show,” which appeals to audiences of all ages and tastes. Band members are Pete Palazzolo (lead vocals, guitar and keyboards), Paul Beresford (lead vocals, guitar, keyboard and percussion), Charlie Lambrick (lead vocals, guitar and keyboards), Michael Kohuch (vocals and bass), Cliff McPherson (keyboards, vocals and percussion) and Jim Bonventre (drums and percussion).


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Joan Charette Quartet

With a smooth vocal style and an energetic and charismatic approach to performing, Joan is a listening and viewing pleasure to those seeking the soothing rhythm of Jazz or those interested in the entertainment of top 40. Joan is a regular performer in the Detroit and Windsor area as well as a popular performer in London. She has opened for many larger name acts including Martha Reeves, Lighthouse, Honeymoon Suite, and many more. Joan continues to perform in local venues, wineries etc. and lends her vocal talents to many musicians for lead or background recordings. For more information about Joan and upcoming performances, visit her Facebook page by searching JoanCharette – Vocalist.

Jorge Miguel

Jorge Miguel, a native of Cadiz, Andalucia, Spain, is a Spanish Canadian Flamenco guitarist and composer. Jorge’s new CD Guitarra Flamenca (Flamenco Guitar) has been described as “an exploration of the depth and breadth of Flamenco Guitar by an artist that has dedicated his life to this art form. Eight diverse songs styles, known in Flamenco circles as “palos”, are performed with precision, passion and originality yet remain firmly rooted in tradition.” In 2002 the Jorge Miguel Flamenco Ensemble was formed. Jorge has performed over 1,000 shows from Whitehorse to Antigonish, Nova Scotia, as well as in the U.S. and Europe. Jorge’s Ensemble was nominated in 2011 for Capacoa Touring Artist of the Year and Jorge was nominated for 2013 CFMA World Solo Artist and Instrumental Artist of the Year.


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Double Barrel is a Windsor Ontario duo dedicated to reviving the great music and memories of the 1980s. Group members are Victor Bortolon (guitar/ vocals) and John Theaker (keyboards, sax, lead vocals).

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Communities  in Bloom In 2015, Amherstburg won a 5 bloom award in the Provincial Communities in Bloom program. This past July, Amherstburg hosted judges from all over Canada to compete in the Nationals! Communities in Bloom is a Canadian non-profit organization committed to fostering civic pride, environmental responsibility and beautification through community involvement and the challenge of a national program, with focus on enhancing green spaces in communities. One of the other towns Amherstburg competed against was Niagara-on-the-Lake. “The sense of community and pride generated through participation of the Communities in Bloom program is an inclusive project where everyone wins. The entire community got on board and we put our best foot forward!�, says Mayor Aldo DiCarlo.


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“Beer brewing has a long tradition around here and there’s a whole new batch of craft breweries carrying it on today. From award-winning Walkerville Brewery in the heart of Olde Walkerville to places like FRANK and BREW, this is definitely the place for a perfect pint!” VisitWindsorEssex.com

It’s all about Local, Local, Local and that’s

what festival goers can expect on Sunday, September 11 at the Amherstburg Farmers Market at Toddy Jones Park right next door to Fort Malden. The Farmers Market runs from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm on Sunday. Pick up seasonal fresh produce, baked goods, potted mums, crafts and more. Visit amherstburgfarmersmarket.com

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The Amherstburg Chamber of Commerce is working for you! Since its incorporation in 1972, the mission of the Amherstburg Chamber of Commerce has been to impact the growth and prosperity of the Amherstburg business community. Taking a strong leadership role in representing and serving the interests of business, fostering a prosperous and sustainable economic environment and contributing to the quality of life in our community is key to supporting our business community. The Chamber also maintains an enthusiastic partnership between our staff, board of directors, Members, and the Town of Amherstburg and consults regularly with other local Chamber of Commerce, Boards of Trade, and business members to reach its vision of working together for a higher quality of life for our citizens and the betterment of our community. We want to hear from you! Get involved, be a member and add to the vibrancy of Amherstburg. Call 519 736-2001 or visit us at amherstburgchamber.com. We are located in the historic Gordon House at 268 Dalhousie St. S.


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Fort to host festival There is no better venue than the magnificent grounds of Fort Malden NHSC for the inaugural Windsor Essex Harvest Festival! This was the site of a historic meeting between Major General Sir Isaac Brock and Shawnee Chief Tecumseh, the British stronghold on the Detroit frontier during the War of 1812 and the Rebellions of 1837-38, and the site of the longest American occupation on Canadian soil. Enjoy the historic waterfront property where you can relax with a glass of your favorite drink, taste local food and listen to home grown music makers on the grounds of Fort Malden! We are waiting for you. Visit www.pc.gc.ca Fort Malden for a listing of other special events.

ARTS & LIFE AT YOUR FINGERTIPS. Online, on mobile and at your doorstep.

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Windsor Essex Harvest…..we Salute!

Take in the Bounty from the County this fall at Fort Malden.

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Drinking vessel keepsake To commemorate the life of a soldier, receive your keepsake, tin “drinking vessel” with each ticket purchased for the festival. Great for wine, beer or spirited drink just like the soldiers would have used! Additional tin vessels available for purchase at the event for $5 each. You’ll definitely want a set!!

Pointe West Golf Club…. A Thomas McBroom Design Est. 1989 198

more than a prestigious private golf club.

Flexible, Affordable, Af Exclusive Memberships Include:        

No Initiation Fees Outstanding Golf Course Conditions 7-Day Advanced Online Tee Time Booking Marshaled Pace of Play Member Tournament and Events Gender Neutral Club No Food or Beverage Minimums Attractive Guest and Cart Fee Packages

Clubhouse & Dining Facilities Offer:        

Competitive Pricing Open to Non-Members for Private Events No Venue Rental Fees Seating Capacity of 220 Wide Variety of Menu Packages Outdoor Ceremony Space Available Beautifully Manicured Gardens Spectacular Views of the Golf Course

Spacious, Elegant Dining Room Facilities available for Special Catered Events or enjoy seasonal dining privileges with our Social Dining Membership. Outside Tournaments Welcome! For more information on how you can experience and enjoy the benefits of Pointe West Golf Club, please contact Loriann Vrabel for Membership Information at 519-736-8623 or email at admin@pointewestgolf.com


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