What’s On Oshawa Weekend Sept 9-11, 2016


Stay up late at the RMG, tour Union Cemetery, or check out live military vehicle demos! These and many more fabulous things to do in Oshawa this weekend:

September 9, 2016

Don’t miss RMG Fridays:  All Access Pass! An evening of music, performance and art, in a lively atmosphere. The Robert McLaughlin Gallery, 72 Queen Street, Oshawa. 7 pm to 10 pm.  FREE.  Cash bar. All welcome.

The Oshawa Art Association presents the Annual Art Show & Sale at Camp Samac! September 9 – 11, 2016, between 10 am and 5 pm, 275 Conlin Road East. 

It’s Green Energy Doors Open Weekend! Visit a Solar Open House, tour eV FERN Ltd, a business that builds Lithium ion batteries to store electrical energy produced by renewable PV solar, wind turbine or micro-hydro turbines, take a guided tour of the Durham York Energy Centre, or join other sustainability-minded individuals for a screening of three documentary films.  Events run September 9 – 11, 2016, various dates, locations and times. Visit the website for full details. 

September 10, 2016

Celebrate the Legends Centre’s 10th birthday with free skating, swimming, a BBQ ($), free preschool drop-in, anniversary cake and door prizes.  September 10, 2016.  1661 Harmony Road North, Oshawa. 

It’s Tank Saturday at the Ontario Regiment Museum! Watch a the live vehicle demonstrations (including a M4 Sherman blank fire demo), and commemorate 150 years of service for the Regiment.  $5 adult, $2 child. 11 am and 1 pm.  1000 Stevenson Rd N (Oshawa Airport South Field), Oshawa.

Catch the hilarious family film Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs at Cineplex Family Favourites!  11 am. $2.99 per ticket. 1351 Grandview Street North. 

How much do you know about open top cars and convertibles? Probably not as much as the Canadian Automotive Museum! In this special tour, guides will use the cars on display as examples as they explore open cars and convertibles. This tour is included with admission and is free for museum members.  Adults $10, students $8, children $5. 1 pm to 2 pm.  99 Simcoe Street South, Oshawa. 

Bring your furry friends to the Homeward Bound Rescue’s Canine Carnival at Lakeview Park! Watch demos, doggie fashion shows, check out the vendors, have a pet portrait taken, plus much more! Lakeview Park, 10 am to 4 pm.  FREE admission. 

Juno winner Ian Thomas plays live at the UOIT Regent Theatre! 8 pm. Tickets $35. 50 King Street East, Oshawa. 

September 11, 2016

Explore Union Cemetery with expert guides from the Oshawa Museum! On September 11, 2016, tour Sections A and D, and learn about prominent citizens and remarkable gravestones. The tour will begin at 2 pm at the front gates of Union Cemetery. Cost is $5/person, or free for members of the Oshawa Historical Society.  This tour will run rain or shine! 760 King Street West, Oshawa. 

It’s OPG Second Sundays, which means the Robert McLaughlin Gallery studio is open for kids to explore sculpture!  Experiment with varied materials including paper, wire, tin foil and other mixed media materials, with the help of a parent or caregiver.  72 Queen Street, Oshawa. 1 pm to 3 pm.  FREE.

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