Dare I say it; we are only a couple of weeks away from Christmas Day! If you are like most busy people, the worry is starting to set in. You are wondering, will I find the perfect gift, how will I decorate, how busy is our social calendar and finally, how will I fit in the baking that my family loves to indulge in during the holidays. Well, we have the answer for you! Maybe it is a delicious tourtiere or a favorite pie or could it be a traditional fruitcake or some delicious rolls to go along with your Christmas dinner. Everything need for baking or catering is available in Perth. Make your holidays easier this year and allow yourself to focus on the enjoyment of family and friends rather than the stress of creating that perfect dessert or tray of cookies. Spoil yourself this Christmas and order your favorite desserts or meals from one of wonderful bakeries or restaurants.
Perth Pie Co.
The Perth Pie Company, located at 73 Foster St. in Perth can fulfill all of your holiday baking needs this season! Grab a frozen pie from their take and bake freezer and take all of the credit or order ahead and we'll have your favorite pie baked and ready when you are! Would you rather make your own pie but not fuss over the pastry? They can help! Did you know they sell their pastry shells? They're perfect for baking pies at home with your favorite recipe or for a quick quiche dinner when you're just not in the mood to cook. If you happen to have unexpected guests for dinner, grab one of their four flavours of savory pies and you'll be ready to sit down for dinner in an hour.
Their holiday orders are now open; get your pies reserved before December 14th!
sunflower bake shop
The Sunflower Bakeshop located at 100 Gore St. in Perth has a large variety of Christmas baking to tempt your taste buds this holiday season! They offer everything from dinner rolls, to delicious puddings, rum balls, fruit cakes, tourtieres, cookies, plus dessert sandwich and veggie fruit trays for your holiday entertaining this season. With the sentiment of giving back to their community, they are also offering their 2nd Annual Cookie Dough Drive, which was a huge success last year. In 2016 the Sunflower Bakeshop donated $2500 to The Table (our local food bank) from the proceeds of this fundraiser. Come in and purchase you’re ready to go cookie dough and support this wonderful local organization.
The Sunflower Bakeshop requests 48 hours notice for any order ( bakeshop working business hours) and they suggest that people place their orders even earlier with the busy season.
Perth Chocolate Works
The NEW Perth Chocolate works is located at 17 Wilson St. in Perth in the beautiful historic Code's Mill Building. Their handcrafted chocolate truffles and desserts are made on site using the finest Belgium chocolate. You can purchase the perfect hostess gift or some delicacies for your family to enjoy this holiday season. They offer the perfect stocking stuffers such as chocolate covered Rice Krispies, chocolate dipped Oreos, chocolate dipped liquorice and their very popular Bear claws! If you want the perfect hostess gift they are always happy to help you pick out items and arrange them in a gift bag with tissue and ribbon. Just drop in on your way to a party and you can choose the chocolates for your gift box. If you are hosting a party, their delicious chocolate mousse cups, chocolate covered brownies or chocolate macaroons are perfect for your Christmas entertaining.
perfect portions catering
Perfect Portions Catering by Crossroads Tearoom is located at 40 Gore St. East in Perth. They strive to make your life simpler by cooking all of your favorite meals and freezing them in single serve containers for your take home convenience! They are perfect for the coming winter and the busy holiday season! There are a wide variety to choose from, including: cashew chicken stir fry, shepherd’s pie, lasagna, chicken pot pie, steak and mushroom pie, roasted red pepper Mac n cheese, salsa stuffed meatloaf, salmon packets, sausage rolls and much more They also offer pies, trays of scones, a full Turkey or Prime rib dinner which include potatoes, vegetables, gravy and desserts. So whether you need a break from your shopping and want to stop by Crossroads for a high tea, or you don't want to cook after a long day at work, Crossroads Tearoom has the "Perfect" solution!
613 - 267- 2152
The twisted fork cafe
The Twisted Fork Cafe is located at 40 Gore St. East. It is a wonderful place to sit with friends, enjoy a cup of your favorite tea or coffee and watch people stroll down the street on a cold winter's day. The Twisted Fork Cafe offers a wide variety of baked goods and a great catering menu. All of their items are freshly made and their home style baking is sure to bring back memories from your childhood.
If you don't have time or the inclination to cook your Christmas dinner, you can order up your holiday feast and have it delivered to your kitchen ready to serve. Turkey or Ham dinner with mashed potatoes, stuffing, gravy, glazed carrots and cranberries with your turkey dinner.
Peter's restaurant & bakery
Peter's Restaurant and Bakery located at 84 Gore St. East is known for their butterscotch pie and wonderful butter tarts to name just a couple of their bakery delights. Their home style baking is enjoyed by many and you can place an order for pies, puddings, apple crisp, tarts, muffins, cheesecake, cakes or cupcakes to be picked up at your convenience. This holiday season you can enjoy a delicious CHRISTMAS DINNER served Thursday December 21st to Saturday December 23rd 4 p.m. to close, for $17.95. This will include ham, turkey, stuffing, creamy mashed potatoes, sweet mashed turnip, steamed carrots, fresh dinner roll, gravy, tea or coffee and Pumpkin or Apple Pie!
Events and Live music
DECEMBER EVENTS AND LIVE MUSIC IN DOWNTOWN PERTH!
Live Music at O’Reilly’s Bar and Grill
Dec. 8th - Tom Watson at 8:30 pm, Dec. 9th - Nolan Hubbard at 8: 45 pm, Dec. 12th - Brock Zeman and Blair Hogan at 8:30 p.m., Wednesdays in Dec.13th & 20th - Acoustic Stage with Dave Balfour at 8 p.m., Dec. 15th - Stephen Mark Fisher at 8:30 pm, Dec 16th - The Ramblin Valley Trio at 8:45 pm., Dec. 19th - Brock Zeman and Blair Hogan at 8:30 p.m , Dec. 22nd - The Godfrey's at 8:45 p.m., Dec. 23rd - Jimmy & the Tri Tone Band at 8:45 p.m., Dec. 26th - Brock Zeman and Blair Hogan at 8:30 p.m., Dec 29th - River City Junction at 9 p.m. http://oreillyspubperth.com/music.html
Dec 9th & Dec 10th, see the final two matinees of "A Christmas Story." Dec 23rd enjoy "Splash n' Boots presents Jingle Boots- a Big Yellow Boot Holiday Show" Tickets available at ticketsplease.ca www.studiotheatreperth.com
Live Music at The Golden Arrow
Dec. 8th - Simone Beach at 9 p.m. , Dec 9th - The Dugout Boys, 9 pm, Every Wednesday is Karaoke Night, Dec. 15th - Taylor Angus at 9pm , Dec. 16th - Brea Lawrenson at 9 pm, Dec 22nd - Shawn McCullough at 9 pm, Dec 23rd - Poetic Justice at 9 pm, Dec. 26th - Matt Dickson at 9 pm, Dec. 30th - Ted Lalonde at 9 p.m. and Dec 31st - New Year's Eve Party! www.goldenarrowpub.com
Fiddlehead’s Bar and Grill
Dec. 8th - Henry Norwood, Dec. 15th- Amanda Keeley Trio, Dec 22nd - Tom Watson, Dec. 29th - Shawn McCullough and Dec. 30th - Amanda Keeley Band http://www.fiddleheadsbarandgrill.com/
Barn Door Productions presents "Cinderella"
Dec. 7th & Dec. 8th - 7:30 - 9:30 pm / Dec. 9th 2-4 pm / Dec 10th 2-4 pm.
Men & Women of the Tay Christmas Concert
Dec. 10th at 2 - 3:30 pm. St. John the Baptist Catholic Church