Run Merrickville
Apr
29
8:00 am08:00

Run Merrickville

MERRICKVILLE HERITAGE CLASSIC RUN

2K, 5K, and 10K Runs in Merrickville

APRIL 29, 2017

8 a.m. start

May
6
8:00 am08:00

Merrickville Annual Garage Sale

  • 220 Saint Lawrence Street Merrickville, ON, K0G 1N0 Canada

Come visit the village and explore the labyrinth of treasures and 2nd hand finds! 

The annual yard sale usually runs from 7-8 am until 6pm in town, some vendors also continue on to Sunday as well.


Record Store Day
Apr
22
10:30 am10:30

Record Store Day

Record Store Day- INTERNATIONAL LISTS. 
We don’t control what gets released in which countries. Someday, every release will be available everywhere without issues (we hope!) but that day’s not today. Meanwhile, here’s a link to the Record Store Day sites in other countries. 

RSD UK: HERE 
RSD IRELAND: HERE
RSD GERMANY: HERE 
RSD BELGIUM: HERE 
RSD NETHERLANDS: HERE 
RSD FRANCE: HERE  
RSD MEXICO: HERE 
RSD ITALY: HERE
RSD SPAIN: HERE 
RSD AUSTRALIA: HERE
RSD JAPAN: HERE
 

Record Store Day was conceived in 2007 at a gathering of independent record store owners and employees as a way to celebrate and spread the word about the unique culture surrounding nearly 1400 independently owned record stores in the US and thousands of similar stores internationally. The first Record Store Day took place on April 19, 2008. Today there are Record Store Day participating stores on every continent except Antarctica. 

This is a day for the people who make up the world of the record store—the staff, the customers, and the artists—to come together and celebrate the unique culture of a record store and the special role these independently owned stores play in their communities. Special vinyl and CD releases and various promotional products are made exclusively for the day. Festivities include performances, cook-outs, body painting, meet & greets with artists, parades, DJs spinning records,  and on and on. In 2008 a small list of titles was released on Record Store Day and that list has grown to include artists and labels both large and small, in every genre and price point. In 2015, 60% of the Record Store Day Official Release List came from independent labels and distributors. The list continues to include a wide range of artists, covering the diverse taste of record stores and their customers.
 

On the first Record Store Day, Metallica spent hours at Rasputin Music in San Francisco meeting their fans and now each year hundreds of artists, internationally famous and from the block, flock to record stores around the world for performances, signings, meet and greets and to fill their own shopping bags with music. In 2009, Jesse "Boots Electric" Hughes (Eagles of Death Metal) declared himself the "Record Store Day Ambassador" as a way of shouting out how important the stores were to artists and since then Joshua Homme (Eagles of Death Metal, Them Crooked Vultures, Queens of the Stone Age), Ozzy Osbourne, Iggy Pop, Jack White, Chuck D and Dave Grohl have worn the ceremonial sash. For 2016, that sash is based to Metallica, as a way to officially mark their involvement with Record Store Day and support of independent record stores. 
 

Throughout its nine years, cities across the United States, including New York City, Los Angeles, Boise, Charleston and Las Vegas have declared Record Store Day an official holiday. In 2013, Co-Founder Michael Kurtz was made a Chevalier of the Ordre Des Arts et Des Letters in France, honoring Record Store Day's contribution to the cultural and artistic life of the French people. That same year, the organizers of Record Store Day accepted the Independent Spirit Award from NARM (now the Music Biz Association). In 2015, Record Store Day was named the Marketplace Ally of the Year by A2IM, an organization of independent music labels. 

While there’s only one Record Store Day a year, the organization works with both independent and and major labels throughout the year to create contests, special releases and promotions in order to spotlight the benefits of supporting these independent, locally owned stores with music purchases throughout the year.   In 2010, Record Store Day coodinated its first Black Friday event, which gives record stores exclusive releases as part of the attempt to redirect the focus of the biggest shopping day of the year to the desirable, special things to be found at local stores. 

Record Store Day is currently managed by Michael Kurtz and Carrie Colliton, in coordination with Michael Bunnell and Eric Levin. Folks wanting to contact Record Store Day are encouraged to email us at information@recordstoreday.com

The British Invasion
Apr
1
8:00 pm20:00

The British Invasion

British Themed Night
Have fun, Dress up - Prizes for best dressed
Dress encouraged but not mandatory
Saturday April 1st
8:00pm at the Baldachin Ballroom
Tickets $25
available at
The Village Bean - The Baldachin Inn - Merrickville Book Emporium
Online at www.merrickvillespectator.com
60’s, 70s, 80’s
Fundraiser Merrickville & District Chamber of Commerce
Food Drive for The Merrickville Food Cupboard
Please bring a non-perishable food item to the event

Merrickville's Winter Makers Market
Feb
11
12:00 pm12:00

Merrickville's Winter Makers Market

Our local makers are coming out of hibernation to show you their new wares for 2017. We will have live music and $5.00 tapas for our guests.

106 Read Street, Merrickville, Ontario

Contact - Laura Jean Starky
 laurajeanstarkey@yahoo.ca

North Grenville Concert Choir - Messiah
Dec
10
2:00 pm14:00

North Grenville Concert Choir - Messiah

The North Grenville Concert Choir is very proud to present Handel’s Messiah accompanied by members of Ottawa's Divertimento Orchestra! It has been several years since this was performed in our community and for many people, it has become part of their Christmas tradition. There will be three performances, including a matinee: Friday, December 9that 7:30 PM at Merrickville United Church and two performances on Saturday, December 10th at St. James Anglican Church in Kemptville at 2:00 PM and 7:30 PM. Tickets are $20 at Hairdooz or call 613-258 1348; or at Brewed Awakenings or call 613-258-6878. www.ngcc.net

North Grenville Concert Choir - Messiah
Dec
9
7:30 pm19:30

North Grenville Concert Choir - Messiah

The North Grenville Concert Choir is very proud to present Handel’s Messiah accompanied by members of Ottawa's Divertimento Orchestra! It has been several years since this was performed in our community and for many people, it has become part of their Christmas tradition. There will be three performances, including a matinee: Friday, December 9that 7:30 PM at Merrickville United Church and two performances on Saturday, December 10th at St. James Anglican Church in Kemptville at 2:00 PM and 7:30 PM. Tickets are $20 at Hairdooz or call 613-258 1348; or at Brewed Awakenings or call 613-258-6878. www.ngcc.net

CP Holiday Train
Nov
27
4:45 pm16:45

CP Holiday Train

  • Merrickville, Ontario Canada

Station - Merrickville
Address - 103 East Broadway & Coun Road #2. outh side of crossing near Bay Street
Date - 2016-11-27
Arrival - 4:45 PM
Event Time - 5:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Departure - 5:45 PM
Performers - Dallas Smith and Odds

 

CANCELLED: St. Ann's Fall Feast
Nov
5
5:30 pm17:30

CANCELLED: St. Ann's Fall Feast

  • Merrickville Community Center

Come join us for our Fall Feast of STUFFED ROAST PORK DINNER with seasonal vegetables, salad, tea/coffee and dessert

FALL IS A TIME TO ENJOYING THE BOUNTY OF THE HARVEST

MERRICKVILLE COMMUNITY CENTER

CALL TO RESERVE YOUR TICKETS

AUDREY 613-283-5033

OR TICKETS MAY BE PURCHASED AFTER MASS OR FROM COMMITTEE MEMBERS Audrey Baker, Donna McConnell, Donnie McConnell, Jane Anne MacIntyre, Mark Scullino, Shelley Scullino

TICKETS ARE $20.00 PER PERSON

Children 6-12 $10.00

Children 5 and under FREE

TICKETS WILL NOT BE SOLD AT THE DOOR

Jul
30
Aug 1

Merrickville Canalfest

  • Blockhouse Park Merrickville, ON Canada

Canal Fest features live music daily, Big Band Ottawa, Irish Roots, Kemptville 3 and we’ll be show casing local talent again this year. We have Dr Four Face, The Bug Lady, Clowns and face painting as well as an open mic event hosted by Patrick Attwell. There will be a three day craft show and sale as well as Voyageur Canoe ride and tour to the Bird Sanctuary. This annual three dayevent is provided free by the Lions of Merrickville with the support of the Village of Merrickville/Wolford and the Merrickville Chamber of Commerce.

To add more excitement to the day the Merrickville Lions is challenging any group willing to accept to beat them in a Voyageur Canoe tug-o-war in the canal basin!