5 Things to Do This Week

Get out of the house this week. You earned it.

St. John’s Storytelling Festival
Tuesday – Sunday
@ Various Events at Different Times & Places

Starting with a social (and storytelling circle) on Tuesday night, and ending with a family show at the Fluvarium on Sunday, this popular festival will feature about 15 fun events and workshops. Check out  their website for more details on the festival.

Cider Fest St. John’s
Friday & Saturday (7PM)
Royal Canadian Legion Pleasentville 

Check out as many ciders as you can from 14 cideries, many of which aren’t available from the NLC, like Bulwark and Chain Yard. There’ll be music from The Bishop’s Duo & Evan AuCoin, and some appropriate food for sale (Oktoberfest Sausage, poutine, etc).

Lester’s Farm Pumpkin Fest
Saturday
@ Lester’s Farm Market (Brookfield Road)

Pumpkinfest is a day long, fun-packed event for a good cause (some proceeds go to charity). Throughout the day there are games to play (pie eating & hot pepper eating & worm digging contests), prizes to be won, and activities like a pumpkin catapults and dark mazes. More details here, including the specifics of a park and ride service.

Comedy Night With John Sheehan FT. Vicky Mullaley & Host Chris Dunn.
Saturday (7:30-9pm)
@ D.F  Cook Hall, School of Music (MUN) 

A chance to get out and and have a laugh with some of the province’s rising comedy stars. Headliner John Sheehan will be joined by Memorial alumni Vicky Mullaley and host Chris Dunn. There will be finger foods and a cash bar before the show. ID will be required at the bar and this event is general seating. Tickets here.

Live Filming of Pondercast
Sunday (8m)
@ The Rocket Room (272 Water Street)

Actor/comedian Mark Critch has a new book out, Son of a Critch: A Childish Newfoundland Memoir. Come along and listen as he discusses “family, getting into trouble, and finding one’s place in the world.”

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