What’s On in Oshawa: October 14 – 22

deloreanA Servant’s Life, digital accordion and Back to the Future – it’s the “You built a time machine, out of a DeLorean?” edition of What’s On in Oshawa:

Don’t miss this rare chance to experience A Servant’s Life at Parkwood Estate.  This Curatorial Signature Experience examines the life of Sam McLaughlin’s forty service staff, with unpreceidented access to the third floor maid’s quarters.  It’s recommended that guests have participated in a regular house tour prior to this special event.  Date:  October 14.  Time:  7 pm to 9 pm.  Location: 270 Simcoe Street North.

This isn’t your grandpa’s accordion!  Find out how this traditional instrument transforms to the 21st century when digital accordionist Michael Bridge performs with the Oshawa Philharmonic  in Virtuosity Unleashed!  Date:  October 17.  Location:  UOIT Regent Theatre.  Cost: $45 and up.

It’s the last Tank Saturday for the season at the Ontario Regiment Museum, so come out and see live demonstrations of the Museum’s operational historic armoured fighting vehicles.  Date:  October 17. Location:  1000 Stephenson Road North.  Time:  Demonstrations at 11 am and 1 pm.  Cost: $5.

Dig up the past, and celebrate International Archaeology Day at the Oshawa Community Museum! Archaeology enthusiasts, newbies, curious kids and anyone keen to discover something new should come down for an afternoon of talks and hands-on activities.  Date:  October 17.  Location:  Lakeview Park.  Time:  12 pm to 3 pm.  Cost:  $5 per person. 

Celebrate the 30th anniversary of the iconic film Back to the Future at the Canadian Automotive Museum with a talk about the film and behind the scenes access to the Museum’s 1983 DeLorean.  All ages are welcome and light refreshments will be served. To RSVP and purchase tickets, call 905-576-1222.  Date:  October 22.  Location:  99 Simcoe Street South.  Time:  7 pm.  Cost:  $50 per ticket. 

Coming Up:

The RMG will welcome art consultant Holly Mazar-Fox for a special preview event of the RMG’s annual photography exhibition and auction, RMG Exposed.  Holly will discuss collecting contemporary photography and what to look for in a photographic exhibition.  She will also share her selections from the RMG Exposed Auction and offer advice for new and seasoned collectors.  Date: November 12.  Location:  RMG at 72 Queen Street.  Time:  7 pm to 8 pm.  Cost:  FREE.  



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