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Harvest Hoedown

Our 8th Annual Local Flavours Celebration


Sunday, September 27, 2015
Firehall Theatre

Local Flavours is back again at the Thousand Islands Playhouse! Join us at this annual fundraiser for a buffet-style tasting of local food and beverages, live music featuring Jesse MacMillan & Anna Sudac, a silent auction, and a live auction.

You’ll also enjoy our performance of the Fred Eaglesmith musical Dear Johnny Deere, performed at the Springer theatre from September 25-October 18. Take in a 2:30pm matinee before Harvest Hoedown, or just attend the fun evening of food and entertainment!


5:00pm                    Doors Open
5:00pm-6:30pm    Food & Wine Tastings
6:45pm-7:30pm    Live Auction
7:30pm- 9:30pm   Live Music & Dancing

Tickets (taxes included)

$85 – Harvest Hoedown and show ticket to Dear Johnny Deere
$55 – Harvest Hoedown event only
*Includes $25 tax receipt with each event ticket purchased

2015 Harvest Hoedown Live Auction Items

 1) Theatre Escape to Toronto
Value: $500
• $50 Gas card to get you on your way sponsored by Pioneer Gas. 
• $100 gift certificate for Penelope Greek restaurant downtown on King Street 
• Two tickets to a play at the Tarragon Theatre during the 2015-16 season, compliments of the Tarragon and Ashlie Corcoran. 
• $200 Spending money or towards an overnight hotel stay in Toronto sponsored by Mr. Hank Koudsi.

2) Calling all Sens Fans! 
Value: $750
• Four excellent seats (centre ice, second level) for a game against the Philadelphia Flyers on Saturday, November 21, 2015. 
• Includes VIP Parking Pass at the Canadian Tire Centre. Sponsored by Heather Howard of the 1000 Islands Duty Free and Fox Run by the River.
• Stay overnight at Hotel Indigo in downtown Ottawa at 123 Metcalf Street (Fri. Sat. or Sunday stay subject to availability).

3) Hyundai 2200w Generator, suitable for camping or outdoor events.
Value: $600

4) Fabulous Spa Getaway at the Glenerin Inn
Value: $450

• $50 Gas card to get you on your way sponsored by Pioneer Gas. 
• Overnight stay in a suite
• 30 minutes Couples massage
• Hot breakfast for 2 people
(Valid until April 30, 2016 excluding statutory holidays, Saturdays in 2015, and subject to availability)

5) Single Malt Nosing for 10 lucky guests.
Value: $800

A cozy gathering at Sleepy Hollow B & B, led by expert in the Scottish tradition, David Notman. Hospitality and nibblies provided by Don & Marion Matthews, nosings by Marion & Hans Westenberg. Can be arranged between November 2015 and April 2016 (excluding February), subject to availability.
Note: Special accommodation price for anyone who would like to stay over – the icing on the cake.

6) French dinner for 8-10 people in the home of Hans and Marion Westenberg
Value: $1000

Enjoy a lovely 4 course dinner prepared by Marion Westenberg and Anita Krebs ably assisted by Hans Westenberg and Eric Carstens. All food and 2 bottles each of Prosecco and a dinner wine will be provided. (A mutually agreed upon date between Nov. 2015 and April 2016)

7) “Winter Cover”
Value: $400

Signed and numbered lithograph by Robert Billings, beautifully mated and framed.

8) Wine and Dine is back by popular demand!
Value: $1500
Five course dinner for ten in your home, prepared by chef, Eric DePoe, and hosted by Barb Linds. A selection of Ontario wines will be paired with a dinner featuring locally raised beef from Anchorage Farms. Noted Sommelier Lori Davis will lead the wine tasting. (Date to be set at a mutually agreeable time.)

9) Set Sail on the St Lawrence
Value: $400

Enjoy an afternoon sail for four on “Oesa”, a thirty four foot Catalina sailboat. Your afternoon includes a tasty, gourmet lunch and pickup in Gananoque or Kingston. Courtesy of Gunnar and Pauline Heissler.

10) One of a kind Playhouse Experience for 2
Value: Priceless
• A personal guided tour of the new Playhouse Production site – see sets and props in production and tour the wardrobe room.
• At the Playhouse, sit in on a rehearsal and have an exclusive backstage tour.
• Enjoy a box lunch with wine on the waterfront deck.
• Date and time to be arranged.