What’s On Oshawa Weekend August 12 – 14 2016

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RibFest, NATO tanks and and family-friendly art are just a few of the brilliant things happening in Oshawa this weekend!

Friday August 12, 2016

Oshawa Rotary RibFest is back! Enjoy entertainment, shopping, and, of course, finger-licking ribs! Never been to RibFest before? Check out our Ultimate Guide before you go. Runs August 12 to 14, 2016.  Lakeview Park.  Click here for hours.  FREE to enter. 

Discover new music at the Moustache Club! Catch the Matlock Expressway EP Release Show with Sight by City and The Way Out. 15 Simcoe Street North. 9 pm.  $10 at the door, 19+. 

Saturday August 13 2016

Job hunting? The Oshawa Centre is hosting a career exhibition to fill approximately 700 full-time and part-time jobs that support the new retailers and restaurants.  10 am to 6 pm.  Oshawa Centre. Email monique@highviewcommunications.com for more information.  

Turning into one of the largest motorcycle events in the province, The Downtown Oshawa BIA proudly presents the 5th Annual Bikes on Bond! Motorcycle riders come together to spend the day downtown for live music, vendors, dealers and the popular Show and Shine. Bond Street, downtown Oshawa.  2 pm to 8 pm. Rain date is 14 August, 2016. FREE. 

Don’t miss Tank Saturdays at the Ontario Regiment Museum! Watch UN and NATO era vehicle demonstrations, then check out what’s new at the Museum.  Shows at 11 am and 1 pm.  Adults $5, children $2, veterans always free. 1000 Stevenson Road North. 

Enjoy a walking tour of historic Werden’s Plan, one of Whitby’s oldest neighbourhoods, hosted by Lynde House Museum. Learn about some of the history of Whitby and its people, along with viewing a wide range of mid-nineteenth to mid-twentieth century architectural styles of homes and commercial buildings. 11 am to 12 pm.  Rain or shine. Registration required, email info@lyndehousemuseum.com. 

Join the Colour Research Society of Canada as they present an artist talk and tour of Sarindar Dhaliwal: The Radcliffe Line and Other Geographies at the Robert McLaughlin Gallery.  1 pm to 2:30 pm.  72 Queen Street West. FREE. 

The Never Ending Production Company presents Young Frankenstein:  The Musical! Catch this fun take on the Mel Brook’s classic film.  2 pm and 8 pm. Tickets $20 – $25. Centennial Building, 416 Centre Street South, Whitby. 

Catch the album release of The Awareness, Six Side Die & Three Finger Jack at the Moustache Club. 15 Simcoe Street North. Contact club for details. 

Sunday August 14 2016

Celebrate colour at the Robert McLaughlin Gallery at OPG Second Sundays! Inspired by the RMG’s eye-catching exhibitions, families can experiment with colour to create rainbow-inspired landscapes, silly portraits and amazing abstractions.  Registration not required. Drop-in 1 pm to 3 pm.  72 Queen Street. FREE.

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