What’s on in the Bench: Sept. 11 -13

Here is what’s on for the weekend of Sept. 11-13. Listed below are public events planned in Grimsby, Beamsville, Smithville, Jordan Station, Vineland and area.

Friday, Sept. 11

Fri-YAY trivia night at Station 1 Coffeehouse

Trivia Night at Station 1 Coffeehouse in Grimsby runs every Friday, weather permitting. Groups of 6 required. Adults only. To reserve a table on the Southern Comfort Patio at the back of the building call the cafe at 905-309-4000 or drop by to book in person. For more info click here.

Smithville blood donor clinic

Urgent need for blood donation. Each donation saves three lives. Strict Covid-19 safety guidelines are in place to ensure all who participate are safe. Donors must wear a mask. Blood donation takes approximately 1 hour, though the actual blood donation portion of the appointment takes only about 10-15 minutes. A light snack and juice or water is provided. Click to book now and save a life.

Stargazing and four course dinner at Calamus winery

Royal Astronomical Society of Canada will be taking over the Calamus telescope and providing guests with a once in a lifetime experience to stargaze. The even also features a gourmet four course dinner menu. The dinner features grilled pear salad, sundried tomato ravioli, blackened chicken with red skin potato mash and Niagara seasonal veg and a Niagara peach tart. More information here.

Corn roast and chili dinner at Silverdale Community Hall

Silverdale Community Hall in Grimsby will host a chili, soup, and corn roast to raise money for teen drop-in and support center FORT in Smithville. Coffee, tea, cold drinks and homemade bars and cookies will also be available. Tax receipt for donations over $25. Event time and location here.

Saturday, Sept. 12

Hike, yoga, and wine expedition at Locust Lane Winery

Take a hike on a section of the Bruce Trail in the Beamsville Bench area (approx. 1.5-2 hrs). The hike ends at Beamsville’s newest winery, Locust Lane Estate Winery. A relaxing yoga session on the grass near the vineyards follows the hike. Then there will be a tasting of four wines. More information here.

Rockstar Red Carpet Tastings at Flatrock Cellars

Book your seat for an exclusive seated tasting in the 360 Loft at Flatrock Cellars, which overlooks the estate vineyards, Lake Ontario and the distant Toronto skyline. The theme for this second dinner and tasting in this special series is Beer vs Wine: Which Fare Fare’s Better? For more information visit: Rockstar Red Carpeting Tastings at Flatrock Cellars

Sunday, Sept. 13

Fall yoga at Back 10 Cellars

Yoga, wine, and a light snack at Back 10 Cellars Vineyard. This event is weather permitting. The yoga will be held in a sheltered area. There will be a short tasting after the class. Dress for weather and bring a mat and water. Social distancing protocols are in place. To register for this event visit: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/fall-yoga-in-the-vineyard-at-back-10-cellars-tickets-118991868883?aff=erelexpmlt

Events running all weekend

Fall Workshops at the Watering Can

Attend a fall workshop at the Watering Can. Attendees can plant an immense container for the Autumn season. The impressive planter is brimming with a combination of colourful garden mums, heather, zebra plant, ornamental grass, plus a host of decor, will be used. It is suitable for an outdoor setting. More information on this and future workshops here.

Start planning for next weekend…

Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020

Friday, Sept. 18, 2020

Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020

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Have a community event that we should know about and that you would like published in our events listings? Niagara Info is committed to provided the top event information for West Niagara. We are interested in any public event that is held in Grimsby, Stoney Creek, Winona, Jordan Station, Beamsville, Vineland, Lincoln, West Lincoln, Wainfleet and neighbouring communities.

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