Staying local for the Labour Day weekend? Check out these awesome events!
Friday, September 2 2016
The Professors of Funk are hosting a Back to School party at the Moustache Club! Enjoy old-school R&B, funk, and soul right downtown Oshawa with the 9-piece band that was born ready – to make you sweat and move! 15 Simcoe Street North. 10 pm. $10 at the door.
Celebrate First Fridays with KX96 Live on Location at The Corral, Oshawa’s country and western bar for 30 years, and this month, win a pair of concert tickets to see Kip Moore. 433 Simcoe Street South.
Saturday, September 3 2016
The Port Perry Fair celebrates agriculture every Labour Day weekend! The action starts at 12pm Saturday, September 3th, 2016 with the Midway and Lawn Tractor Pull. The opening ceremonies will be held at 6:00 pm at the fair grandstand followed by the exciting Tractor Pull! The fair runs until Sunday and includes live entertainment, family rodeo, midway and more. 15835 Old Simcoe Rd. Adults $12 per day, ages 5 -13 $5 per day, under 4s FREE. Parking $3.
Swim at one of Oshawa’s outdoor pools before they close for the season on Monday, September 5 2016! Try Camp Samac pool at 275 Conlin Road E., Rotary Pool at 254 Centre Street South, or Lakeview Park Beach, where the lifeguards clock off for the season on September 5, 2016 at 6:30 pm.
Did you know The Sons of Temperance of Oshawa became a chapter on November 6 1849? Check out Last Call: Temperance and Prohibition in Oshawa at the Robert McLaughlin Gallery, an exhibition curated from the Thomas Bouckley Collection of historic photographs. 72 Queen Street. 12 pm to 4 pm. Closed Monday. FREE.
Head to Cineplex Theatre and catch David Bowie and Jennifer Connelly in the Jim Henson film “Labyrinth,” where a selfish 16-year old girl is given 13 hours to solve a labyrinth and rescue her baby brother when her wish for him to be taken away is granted by the Goblin King. 1351 Grandview Street North. 11 am. $2.99 per ticket.
Who doesn’t want summer to last forever? Tickets are still available for Georgia native Billy Currington’s Summer Forever Tour, hitting the GM Centre at 7:30 pm. 99 Athol Street East. 7:30 pm to 11 pm. Tickets start at $45.
Sunday, September 4, 2016
Before the kids head back to school, check out what life was like for 1867 children at the Oshawa Museum! Dress up in period costume, practice writing on slates and wear the dunce cap. Lakeview Park. 12 pm to 4 pm. $5 per child.