Army tanks, free swimming, and live music – all part of the weird and wonderful things we found to do in Oshawa this weekend.
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.
Enjoy free swims at the Legends Centre pool, compliments of Lovell Drugs Day. Fun swims are at 1:30 pm to 3 pm, and 3:30 pm to 5 pm, plus each swim participant will receive a complimentary goodie bag (while supplies last). Admission banding begins one hour before the scheduled start time, and it’s first come, first served, to a maximum of 250 swimmers. Date: October 17. Location: 1661 Harmony Road North. Time: 1:30 pm and 3:30 pm. Cost: FREE.
Canadian country music stars Dean Brody and Paul Brandt continue their Road Trip Tour with a stop at the GM Centre. Limited tickets are still available, so book quickly. Date: October 17. Location: GM Centre. Time: 7 pm. Cost: Tickets start at $29.50.
Celebrate the opening of Exploring Art Through Fibre at the RMG, featuring the works of Rita Benson, Cathy Brownson, Karen Menzies, Rosemary Oliver and Marilyn Whitbread. Date: October 18. Location: 72 Queen Street. Time: 1 pm. Cost: FREE.
Was your high school prom a bit of a dud? Yeah, ours too. But here’s your chance to re-live your prom, except this time, with ZOMBIES. On October 30, 2015, the Durham Region Roller Derby will hold their first annual Zombie Prom – it’s a fundraiser, it’s at the Old Flame Brewing Co. in Port Perry, and one lucky couple will leave crowned as the Zombie Prom King and Queen. Tickets are available by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.