Friday, September 23 2016
Celebrate Oktoberfest 2016 at Club Loreley in Oshawa! Doors open at 5:30 pm with dinner served at 6 pm. Entertainment provided by the Harmonie Brass Showband beginning at 7:30 pm, with the the Loreley Youth Dancers performing during breaks or after dinner. Contact the club for dinner prices. 389 Dean Avenue, Oshawa.
Lynde House Museum in Whitby invites everyone to help solve a mystery! Step back in time and join young maid Mary on a tour of Lynde House as she unravels a story of love, loss and honour. Times: 1 pm, 3 pm, 7 pm. Tickets available at the Lynde House Museum or online. $20. All ages. 900 Brock Street South, Whitby.
Saturday, September 24, 2016
Catch an encore presentation of Pup Star, part of Cineplex Family Favourites! This family film is suitable for all ages, and, yes, it’s free! Cineplex, 1351 Grandview Street North, Oshawa. 11 am.
Enjoy face painting, bouncy castles, petting zoo, fire trucks, police cars, free popcorn, cotton candy and hotdogs, plus much more at the Conant Complex Neighbourhood Fair! 115 Grassmere Ave., Oshawa. 11 am to 3 pm. FREE.
Head to the Moustache Club for live music by Letdown, Bearings, Matlock Expressway and Headswirl. 15 Simcoe Street North, 8 pm to 10:30 pm. $10 at the door.
Support the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation at the CIBC Run for the Cure Family Skate Night! Skate for free at Durham College’s Campus Ice Centre, 2200 Simcoe Street North. 5 pm to 7 pm. FREE, but donations are gratefully accepted.
Eins, zwei, drei, it’s Durham Region Oktoberfest, brought to you by Oshawa’s Club Loreley (Durham Region’s oldest German Club), and Brock St. Brewing Company. Heydenshore Pavilion in Whitby, 589 Water Street. 6:30 pm to 11 pm. General admission tickets only. $10, excludes food.
Head to the LivingRoom Community Art Studio for Open Mic Night with Cora Reid! It’s a night of creativity, music, spoken word, and more to celebrate the incredible creativity and diversity of the community. Extraordinary singer/song writer and founder of the Black Rose Movement Cora Reid will be hosting the evening and supporting folks as they voice their experiences through their art – don’t miss it! 149 Simcoe Street South. 7 pm to 9:30 pm.
The Thornton Arms hosts another Slick A** Comedy show! On the lineup are: Darren Pyle, Jesse Calnan, James Hammond, Jesse Singh, Eric Doucet, with Dave Paterson headlining. 10 pm. 575 Thornton Rd. N., Oshawa. Show contains explicit content which may not be suitable for those under the age of 16.
Sunday, September 25, 2016
Learn about Oshawa’s early schools at the Oshawa Museum’s Tea & Talk. 1 pm to 3 pm. Guy House, 1450 Simcoe Street South, Oshawa, at Lakeview Park. $10.