10 Brilliant Things to do in Oshawa September 2017

It’s RMG Fridays! Celebrate the power of collaboration and togetherness at the Robert McLaughlin Gallery. Enjoy music from Duo Hill & Landing and Alex Whorms, enjoy a hands-on craft activity in the Studio, watch a film, plus get a sneak peek at the new fall exhibition Identity/Identify.  Everyone welcome! Cash bar. September 8 2017. 7 pm to 10 pm. 72 Queen Street, Oshawa. FREE. 

Watch a live military vehicle display at Tank Saturday at the Ontario Regiment Museum! September 9 2017. 1000 Stevenson Road North, Oshawa. 10 am to 4 pm. Vehicle show at 1 pm. Adults $10, Students/Seniors $5, Under 12s FREE. 

Discover the stories of Oshawa’s Union Cemetery like never before! Actors bring history to life in Scenes from the Cemetery, a dramatic tour through Oshawa’s history.  This popular events runs September 9 – 10 2017. Show times at 2pm; 2:20pm; 2:40pm; 3pm.  Tickets are $20 and can be purchased at Guy House (Lakeview Park, Oshawa), or online. Union Cemetery is located at 760 King Street West, Oshawa. Rain or shine! 

The Station Gallery in Whitby hosts the opening reception for their fall exhibitions by Frances Ferdinands: Between Latitudes, and Bernard Leroux: Reclaiming the Bois-Brûlés.  September 14 2017. 7 pm to 9 pm. 1450 Henry Street, Whitby. FREE. 

The 37th Annual Terry Fox Run/Walk/Wheel/Ride hits the pavement at Storie Park! Come out and raise money for a important cause. September 17 2017. 101 Mill Street, Oshawa. 8 am to 1 pm. No minimum donation required, no need to pre-register. 

Don’t miss What’s My Line? at the Regent Theatre! It’s an afternoon of improv, toe tapping, gut busting and tear inducing entertainment!  Hosted by Canadian Comic actor and Oshawa native Justin Landry, and performed by the All-Star Alumni of Toronto’s famed Second City! See “Gary” the Canadian Tire guy and Kathryn Greenwood from the original US version of “Who’s Line is it Anyway?” Try not to spontaneously cackle as you watch these seasoned masters take you from scene-to-scene with break neck pace, rapier wit and lightning quick instincts. There’s music, laughter, dancing, singing…And the promise of a few SPECIAL SURPRISES ALONG THE WAY!  September 17 2017. 2 pm. UOIT Regent Theatre, 50 King Street East, Oshawa. $39. 

The third-annual Durham Region International Film Festival hits local screens September 18-24 2017! Experience international and regional films, behind the scenes experiences, demonstrations, gala and red carpet events, and the awards ceremony. September 18-24 2017. Various locations. 

The Oshawa Historic Society’s Speaker Series welcomes Parkwood Estate curator Samantha George to discuss Parkwood at 100! Learn the history of Oshawa’s very own National Historic Site, and how it’s changed in the last 100 years. September 19 2017. Arts Resource Centre, 45 Queen Street, Oshawa. 7 pm to 9 pm. $3.

Relax and unwind with a yoga session on the beautiful grounds of Parkwood Estate! Hosted by the Durham Yogi Community, it’s their final Parkwood yoga session of the season.  Please bring your own mat! September 24 2017. 270 Simcoe Street North, Oshawa. 1:30 – 3:30. Yoga begins at 2 pm. Please park at O’Neill CVI. FREE. 

It’s the 14th year of Doors Open Oshawa, an annual event inviting the public to explore the historical architecture and fascinating sites found throughout our city! Find the full list of participating buildings here. September 30 2017. 10 am to 4 pm. FREE. 

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