What’s On Oshawa Weekend May 20 – 22 2016


The unofficial start to summer is here! So celebrate the Victoria Day long weekend with these Oshawa events:

Friday May 20, 2016

Castrol presents the Victoria Day Speedfest at the Canadian Tire Motorsport Park, including a Victoria Day fireworks display on Saturday night. The kick-off to Canadian Tire Motorsport Park’s season features the NASCAR Pinty’s Series and the Pirelli World Challenge (all classes). The Canadian Touring Car Championship presented by Continental Tire will round out the on-track action. Until May 22, 2016.  Advance weekend tickets $50. Under 16s free with a paying adult.  3233 Concession Road 10.  

The Oshawa Little Theatre Youth Group presents the classic musical Guys and Dolls!  62 Russett Ave. 8 pm to 10:30 pm. Adults $28, children $15. Email oshawalittletheatre@rogers.com  or call 905-723-0282 for more information. Until May 27, 2016.

Premier Comedy presents and evening of comedy with Canadian legend Mike MacDonald! 104 Consumers Dr., Whitby.  $30. Bar at 8 pm, show at 9 pm. Email reservations@liveact.ca.  

Head to the Moustache Club for live performances by Tijuana Jesus, The Micronite Filters and Brother Bear.  15 Simcoe Street North. 9 pm.  Tickets at the door.

Saturday May 21, 2016

Watch the hilarious family film The Lego Movie at Cineplex Family Favourites!  1351 Harmony Road North. 11 am. $2.99 per ticket. 

Be the first to see Liminal, opening today at the Robert McLaughlin Gallery.  This exhibition presents the work of contemporary artists Lucie Chan and Jérôme Havre whose practices employ immersive multi-media installations to explore the transient nature of human connections, communities and territories in an era of cosmopolitanism.  72 Queen Street.  10 am – 4 pm. FREE. Until September 11, 2016.

Catch live music by 20 Amp, Moondog Uproar and The Rathburns at the Moustache Club. 15 Simcoe Street North. $5. Doors at 9 pm. Try a paint-along workshop at The LivingRoom Community Art Studio! Re-connect with your inner painter and be inspired by acrylic painting as you create a lovely landscape that you can cherish forever!  All ages and abilities welcome, all materials will be provided (please register so we can prepare materials for participants) Suggested donation of $10 or Pay-What-You-Like in support of the LivingRoom project.
For more information or to register please email info@livingroomcommunityartstudio.org.  149 Simcoe Street South. 12 pm – 2 pm.  

I Love Retro hits The Oshawa Music Hall, playing oldskool with new sprinkles strictly for the mature clientèle. Booth/Bottle service available.  39 King Street East. 10 pm to 2 am.  Advance tickets $15, Door $20. 

Coming up

Hot Rod Cinema returns to the UOIT Regent Theatre! This summer, every Tuesday night starts with a car viewing on Victoria Street at 6 pm,  followed by a classic car film  at 8 pm.  Watch The Hollywood Knights on Tuesday, May 24, 2016:  Led by their comedic and pranking leader, Newbomb Turk, the Hollywood Knights car gang raise hell throughout Beverly Hills on Halloween Night, 1965. Everything from drag racing to Vietnam to high school love.
Comedy, rated R. $5 cash at door, all students FREE. 50 King Street East. 


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