Five Things to Do

There are a lot of really great things to do this weekend even if the forecast is calling for the first fall of snow in Sarnia-Lambton. Make sure to bundle up and stay warm and check out our five suggestions for a cool November weekend.

Attend a poetry reading

Big Pond Rumors Press hosts “Drawing from experience,”  a chapbook launch of art-themed poems by Lambton County poet/blogger Debbie Okun Hill. The event will host readings by Hill as well as special guests Ryan Gibbs (poet) and Anne Kavanagh Beach (fiction writer). The readings will be followed by an open mic (readers sign up at the door). Admission to the event is free. It will be held at Coffee Lodge-Exmouth from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Start your Christmas shopping early

This year celebrates the 45th anniversary of the Big Brothers Big Sisters Show and Sale. The event features over 125 vendors to help you kick off the Christmas shopping season. There will be a wide array of unique, decorative and functional items including pottery, knit goods and jewelry. There will also be a cafe with delicious soup as well as a baked good table. The event runs November 11 – November 12 at Alexander Mackenzie High School.

Kickbox like a Woman

Titanium Martial Arts and Fitness is offering a Ladies Kickboxing class for anyone looking for a good sweat or to maintain their fitness level. The class is taught by Todd Cable. a legitimate kickboxing instructor with 20+ years experience. The class begins with full body cardio and sculpting workout. In the latter portion, the class partners up to learn Muay Thai and Boxing techniques on the pads. The classes are $10 and begin at 10:15 a.m. For more information contact the gym at (519) 344-3221 or by email at titaniummartialarts@yahoo.ca.

Live Music

As always there are plenty of opportunities to hear some live music in Sarnia-Lambton this weekend. At Paddy Flaherty’s are Round House (Friday, November 10) and Hobart Alexander (Saturday, November 11). At The Pub is Phil’s Friend Marty (Friday, November 10) and Adam Miner (Saturday, November 11). At Ups N’ Downs is An Evening with Schramzy on (Saturday, November 11) and Open Mic (Sunday, November 12). One Bad Son returns to the Station Music Hall (Saturday, November 11). Tickets are $10.00.

Remembrance Day

This Saturday, attend a city-wide Remembrance Day for veterans. There will be a parade down Christina street at 10 a.m. (the road will be closed). The ceremony will follow at the Cenotaph (Veterans Park). The public is invited to the Legion after for refreshments. The schedule of events:

  • 10:57 am – Parade arrives at Veterans Park
  • O Canada
  • Last Post
  • Two-minute silence
  • Lament
  • Rouse
  • Act of Remembrance
  • In Flanders Fields
  • Prayers
  • Laying of the Wreaths
  • Address
  • Benediction/Blessing
  • God Save The Queen
  • March to the Legion

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