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Things to do today and Saturday to make you forget about the election

The Rooms will have a special screening of the Newfoundland film classic "The Adventures of Faustus Bidgood" today at 7 p.m. Written, produced and directed by Michael and Andy Jones, this is a film unlike any other produced in Canada, and a comedy of destiny, love and intrigue with an all-star cast. $10 per person; 10 per cent discount for Rooms members.
The Rooms will have a special screening of the Newfoundland film classic
ST. JOHN'S, N.L. —

Friday, May 17

Film

7 p.m.

Faustus Bidgood

Join us at The Rooms for a special screening of the Newfoundland film classic "The Adventures of Faustus Bidgood." Written, produced and directed by Michael and Andy Jones, this is a film unlike any other produced in Canada. A comedy of destiny, love and intrigue with an all-star cast. $10 per person; 10 per cent discount for Rooms members.

Live music

5 p.m.

Rob Cook

Performing at Green Sleeves Downtown.

Dave White

Performing at Green Sleeves Uptown.

8 p.m.

Damian Follett

Performing at Green Sleeves Downtown.

9 p.m.

The Daisy Cutters

Rock ’n’ roll at The Rec Room. No cover. 19+ after 11 p.m.

9:30 p.m.

East Isle Wind

Performing at Green Sleeves Uptown.

Fine Lads

Performing at The Newfoundland Embassy.

The Foggy Bottom Boys

Performing at Bridie Molloy’s.

Midnight

Derek Graham

Performing at Green Sleeves Downtown.

Sports

7 p.m.

Newfoundland Growlers

Versus Florida Everblades in Game 4 of the conference finals. Join the Growlers at Mile One Centre on their journey to the Kelly Cup. Tickets: mileonecentre.com or 576-7657.

Saturday, May 18

Arts and crafts

10 a.m.

Quilting workshop

Krista Hennebury workshop, Round Peg, Square Hole (or Quarter Round), happening at St. Peter’s Parish Hall, 110 Ashford Dr., from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. $90. Fee includes pattern. Space for 20 participants. Hosted by the St. John’s Modern Quilt Guild.

Fundraiser

Upcoming

BBQ and Silent Auction

The Parish of St. John the Evangelist, 20 Rectory Rd., Topsail, will hold a BBQ and silent auction on Saturday, June 1 at 6:30 p.m. Either steak or chicken. Cost $20. Limited tickets available at the church office weekdays between 9 a.m. and noon. Call 834-2336.

Upcoming

Trail Raiser

The East Coast Trail Association (ECTA) is $15,000 closer to its annual fundraising goal thanks to ExxonMobil Canada, which signed on as the Trail Raiser Event Sponsor for 2019. The Trail Raiser is the ECTA’s annual fundraising hike, raising crucial funds and awareness to support the maintenance and protection of the East Coast Trail. This year’s event will be held on Saturday, June 8 at Bay Bulls. To support the trail, contact us at 738-4453 or office@eastcoasttrail.com.

Live music

2 p.m.

National Fiddling Day

On this National Fiddling Day, drop by The Rooms to hear traditional tunes performed by the Newfoundland and Labrador Fiddling Association. Free event. All are welcome.

5 p.m.

Colin Harris

Performing at Green Sleeves Uptown.

6:30 p.m.

Dave White

Performing at Green Sleeves Downtown.

7 p.m.

Thin Love

Performing at The Black Sheep.

9 p.m.

The Foggy Bottom Boys

Performing at Bridie Molloy’s.

9:30 p.m.

Fine Lads

Performing at Rob Roy.

Tony Miller and Tim Martin

Performing at Green Sleeves Uptown.

11 p.m.

Red Planes

Performing at Green Sleeves Downtown.

Shopping

9 a.m.

St. John’s Farmers’ Market

Indoor/outdoor farmers' market with up to 70 plus vendors: fresh produce, prepared foods, hot food, crafts and more. Everything made, baked and grown locally. ATM and café on site. Weekly vendor lists, parking info and more at www.stjohnsfarmersmarket.ca.

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