What’s On Durham Weekend

Head to the Robert McLaughlin Gallery in Oshawa for RMG Fridays! Performance by Union Made, Exhibition Tour “OSHAWA: A History of Local 222” by Carol Conde + Karl Beveridge, try life drawing in the studio, and catch DRIFF in a Jiff. Nov. 1.

It’s time for the Oshawa International Wine Festival! Sample wines from around the world at the Robert McLaughlin Gallery. Nov. 2. 19+ event.

Visit The LivingRoom Community Art Studio in Oshawa for the opening reception of Colourful Whisperings, an exhibit and sale of original mixed media visual art and sculpture created by local artist Mercury Ferguson. Each piece in the exhibit tells a story, and contains a kind of magic that Mercury alone knows how to capture and convey. Don’t miss your chance to appreciate her work, and perhaps take some of it home for yourself or someone you love. All ages and abilities are welcome, free for all to attend! Nov. 2.

Try curling for free! Visit the Oshawa Golf and Curling Club for a tour and try throwing a rock! Please bring clean running shoes if you want to go on the ice. Children are welcome, but recommend only ages 9 and over try curling. Email curling@oshawagolf.com if you have any questions! Nov. 2.

The Garnet Rickards Centre in Bowmanville is hosting the Ontario Powerlifting and Bench Press Championships! The strongest men and women in Ontario will battle to be the best and go to the Canadian Nationals.  Ages range from 16 – 80 and over 200 athletes from every corner of Ontario.  Come out and see world level athletes squat, bench press and deadlift. Nov. 2&3.

After 4 years of waiting, the Jagdpanzer 38t has arrived at the Ontario Regiment Museum in Oshawa! Join them for a special reveal ceremony and two “Tank Talks” on this interesting military vehicle this Saturday. Get up close and see this iconic military vehicle in person! Hear the engine start up and watch it move inside the military Vehicle Conservation Centre. Regular Museum Admission applies. Nov. 2.

Don’t miss the Fourth Annual OPL FanCon at the McLaughlin Branch of the Oshawa Public Library! Meet local comic artists and creators, shop for original art pieces, comics and fandom items, play vintage video games, try Virtual Reality, cosplay (costumes must be PG13), Mini-Con for younger fans, and a Batman Escape Room challenge. Donations of non-perishable food items are welcomed. Nov. 2.

It’s Durham Region Craft Brew Days! Visit participating breweries to enjoy free tours, fixed flight prices, featured beers, plus prizes and giveaways! Nov. 2&3.

Love making things? Check out Makerfest at the Pickering Public Library! Visit the Library’s Maker Space for an innovative event celebrating the Maker Movement. Share ideas, visit stations and be inspired by mini sessions and the fantastic technologies available in your community! Nov. 2.

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