Not sure where the road will take you this weekend? All the best things to do in Oshawa are right here:
Don’t miss this Canadian first: The Strange and Astounding Show, an immersive, live action horror and pop culture fan convention, where fans can find vendors, have a festive photo taken with Zombie Santa, and have their pants scared off by the craziest cosplayers and scareactors around. Date: November 28 and 29, 2015. Location: 151 Cadillac Ave, in Oshawa. Time: 10 am to 6 pm. Cost: Adults are $10 per day at the door, or $8 with a non-perishable food donation. Children under 10 are free.
The Strumbellas are back to The Moustache Club! Don’t miss your chance to grab tickets to catch these Juno Award winners. Date: November 27, 2015. Location: 15 Simcoe Street North. Time: 8 pm. Cost: Advance tickets $25.
Cineplex Theatre in Oshawa presents the 2011 film Arthur Christmas, part of their Family Favourites series! Date: November 28, 2015. Location: 1351 Grandview Street North. Time: 11 am. Cost: $2.99 per ticket.
Create a handmade Christmas gift (or keep it for yourself!) at the Living Room Community Art Studio Nautical Netted Bottle workshop. Alisa Tyson of BottleWorks will provide you with all of the materials and know-how to create your very own upcycled Nautical Netted Wine Bottle. Date: November 28, 2015. Location: 149 Simcoe Street South. Time: 2 pm to 4 pm. Cost: Suggested donation of $10 or Pay-What-You-Can. Contact us at email@example.com for more information or to register.
Ultimate Artist Live Presents The Rolling Stones Show, delivering classic tracks from the beloved English rock band. The next best thing to seeing the Stones play live! Date: November 28, 2015. Location: Regent Theatre, 50 King Street East. Time: 8 pm. Cost: $35, purchase online.
Go back in time at the Oshawa Community Museum’s Reminiscence Tea, for tea, scones and a talk by Samantha George, Curator of Parkwood National Historic Site about the pageantry and awe of the famed Parkwood Chrysanthemum Teas. Date: Sunday, November 29, 2015. Location: Oshawa Community Museum, Lakeview Park. Time: 1 pm. Cost: Adults $10, reservations required for tea and scones. Call (905) 436-7624.
Watch the CP Holiday Train roll into town! Now in its 17th year, the CP Holiday Train brings music and lights to Oshawa in this family-friendly event. Don’t forget to bring a non-perishable food item for the food bank! Date: November 30, 2015. Location: 680 Laval Drive, behind the Walmart off Stephenson Road North. Time: 4:30 pm (train arrives). Cost: FREE
Head to the Canadian Automotive Museum on December 4, 2015, and welcome their most recent acquisition – a 1927 Dodge built in Toronto at the official Reception & Holiday Open House. Enjoy free admission to the museum, tours, refreshments, and curatorial remarks on the car at 7 pm. Date: December 4, 2015. Location: 99 Simcoe Street South. Time: 6 pm to 9pm. Cost: FREE.