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Heritage book fair Nov. 10

The Flamborough Heritage Society is hosting its 22nd annual Heritage Book Fair Saturday, Nov. 10.

The event brings together more than 20 specialized book dealers, historical and genealogical groups from around the Golden Horseshoe and will run from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at St. James United Church, 306 Parkside Dr. in Waterdown.

James Elliott, recognized journalist and author of Strange Fatality: The Battle of Stoney Creek will present ‘The Importance of the Battle of Stoney Creek’ in the Seminar Room at 10:30 a.m. The fee to attend the presentation is $5.

Book exhibitors include Ontario Genealogical Society groups from Brant, Halton-Peel, and Hamilton. Historical societies from Burlington, Dundas, Glanbrook, Head-of-the-Lake and Stoney Creek will have displays, as will the United Empire Loyalist Association.

The Book Band will have a selection from small-press publishers, Pickwick Books of Waterdown, Celia Perry and Sheila Campbell will be on hand with used books, Dennis Mortley will offer books on Canadian history and Rudy Romaker will feature military history books.

Local author Gary Evans will be joined by Dorothy Turcotte, Suzanne Hurley and Real Peoples History. The Hamilton Municipal Heritage Committee will return, and the Flamborough Heritage Society will be selling copies of its 2013 calendar and the Flamborough flag.

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