5 Things to Do This Weekend

As we get some traction on 2018, there’s no shortage of happenings in Sarnia-Lambton. Let’s get warmed up, regardless of the weather!

Trinity Lounge TempleBar 

One of Sarnia’s most popular spots is urging you to “strap in” for another night of psych, indie, and rock & roll this Friday (Jan. 12). Four bands are on the bill:

—Sarnia’s Bad Habit offers big trippy sounds and fuzzy riffs. The band can be found online HERE.

—Daytrip, which is based in London, brings “smooth, dreamy psychedelia to the stage. They’re on Facebook HERE.

—Brighter Green, also of London, brings vibrant, energetic indie rock to the stage. They can be found at Facebook HERE.

—Puce, another band from Sarnia, is a fun, funky and punchy rock & roll act. They can be found online HERE.

Winter Wonderland at the Brigden Fair

Don’t let winter get you down. the Brigden Fair is hosting its Winter Wonderland Country Jamboree on Sunday. Doors open at noon with music starting at 1 p.m. There’s a ham and scalloped potato supper at 5 p.m. Come join us at the Winter Wonderland Country Jamboree on Sunday, January 14, 2018. Doors open at noon with music starting at 1 p.m. There’s a cash bar and musicians are welcome. Bring your partner, your dancing shoes and your love of music.

Celebration of Lights Community Volunteer Day

Volunteers are needed to help with the dismantling of this season’s Celebration of Lights on Front Street. Meet at the stage area of Centennial Park at 9 a.m. and people with trucks and trailers are needed. Students will have their volunteer hours documented. Hot drinks and a snack will be provided.

Gallery in the Grove ‘Root and Stem’ Show

The event opens on Sunday, Jan. 14 at the Gallery in the Grove in Bright’s Grove. Artists Mary Groombridge and her daughter Rachel Groombridge, who will be at the Gallery from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., will be showing their new work.

Rotary Club of Sarnia Bluewaterland Book Sale

One of the area’s busiest service clubs are turning used books into funds for its projects starting Friday at 8:30 a.m. at Bayside Centre. The annual event is now in its 14th year and this year more than 27,000 books are being sold, with paperbacks going for $1 and hardcover editions selling for $2.

The sale begins on Friday at 8:30 a.m. and runs until 6 p.m. Doors open again on Saturday at 9 a.m. and continues to 4:30 p.m. On Sunday, books will be sold from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m.Patrons should use the mall’s George Street entrance.

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