What’s On Oshawa Weekend: Feb 12 – 14, 2016

Winter Snow On Tree Branches With Orange Crab ApplesForget the cold weather!  Stay warm with these awesome things to do in Oshawa this weekend:

It’s the Battle of the Magicians at the UOIT Regent Theatre! Professional magicians Ray Anderson and Richard Forget have combined forces to create a new magic spectacular, challenging each other in lighthearted competition that pits Ray Anderson’s comedy magic against Richard’s classic style and presentation. It is an enthralling encounter that culminates in a spectacular finish.  Date:  February 12, 2016.  Location:  50 King Street East.  Time:  8 pm.  Cost:  $33.00, available online.  

Premier Comedy presents Kids in the Hall and the Larry Sanders Show alumni Scott Thompson!  Date:  February 12, 2016.  Location:  104 Consumers Drive, Whitby.  Time: Bar opens at 8 pm, show at 9 pm.  Cost:  $33 per ticket, available online.  

Country crooner Brantley Gilbert, winner of the 2015 American Music Award for Favorite Country Album, plays the GM Centre. Date: February 12, 2015.  Location:  99 Athol Street.  Cost:  $39.50, $49.50, $59.50, available online or at the GM Centre box office. 

Can’t afford Brantley Gilbert tickets?  Get your country music fix at the Waltzing Weasel, where up-and-comer Stacey Bannon plays live!  Date:  February 12, 2016.  Location:  300 Taunton Road, at Ritson.  Time:  8 pm.  Cost:  FREE.  

Bring your “love bug” for a tour of the Canadian Automotive Museum, featuring automotive love stories! Tour guide Bob will explore stories of love and loss related to automobiles on display. Discover the history behind Rolls-Royce’s flying lady, learn the intriguing tale behind a Canadian businessman and a Italian Countess, and hear the last romantic words of Isadora Duncan before her death in a Bugatti. Date:  Saturday, February 13, 2016.  Location:  99 Simcoe St. South.  Time:  1 pm to 2 pm.  Cost:  Adults $8, Youth $5.  

Learn the the art of origami with LivingRoom Community Art Studio volunteer and community artist Chloe! Learn basic paper folding techniques that will help you create beautiful objects that you can keep all for yourself – or give to someone you love! All materials will be provided, all ages and abilities welcome.  Date:  February 13, 2016.  Location:  LivingRoom Community Art Studio, 149 Simcoe Street South.  Time: 2 pm to 3 pm.  Cost:  Suggested donation of $10 or Pay-What-You-Can. Contact info@livingroomcommunityartstudio.org to register or for more information.

Enjoy a romantic brunch at the Robert McLaughlin Gallery in Arthur’s on the 4th, catered by Pilar’s Catering!  Date: February 14, 2016.  Location:  72 Queen Street.  Time:  10:30 am and 12:30 pm.  Reservations required, email czamulinski@rmg.on.ca.  Cost: Adults $42.99, youth $29.99, children under 4 eat free. 

Bring the family to the Robert McLaughlin Gallery for creative fun at RMG Second Sundays!  Explore various materials to create heart shaped inspired activities, including sun catchers, garlands, and expressive abstract paintings.  Date:  February 14, 2016.  Location:  72 Queen Street.  Time:  1 pm to 3 pm.  Cost:  FREE.  Drop in program, no registration required.

Coming Up

Oshawa Historic Society Speaker Series welcomes the Lucy Maud Montgomery Society of Ontario who will talk about the author, her life in Durham Region, and the impact of WWI.  Date:  February 16, 2016.  Location: Auditorium of the Oshawa Public Library, McLaughlin Branch, 65 Bagot Street. Time:  7 pm.  Cost:  $3, free for members of the Oshawa Historic Society.  

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