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August 2021

Great things to do in the GTA and Region of Durham in August

Please confirm dates before booking
* by performances means matinees

National Peacekeepers DayNational Peacekeepers' Day

Veterans and Canadian Armed Forces personnel who have served in various peace support efforts will gather at events across the country to honour their comrades. A national ceremony is held each year in Ottawa at the Peacekeeping Monument on the Sunday closest to August 9. It is organized by the local chapter of the Canadian Association of Veterans in United Nations Peacekeeping, the Canadian Armed Forces, Veterans Affairs Canada and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. (2019 INTERNATIONAL DAY OF UNITED NATIONS PEACEKEEPERS is May 29).

If you are a PRAC member and participating in an event or performance
- get it listed on our calendar page!

August 2022 Early Bird Listings

Early Bird

 

2021

To December ~ Lemonville Group of Artists

Lemonville GroupPlease visit our website www.LemonvilleGroupofArtists.com
The launch date for our exhibition
is April 30th and you can view the work until next winter. We hope to see you next year at the Lemonville Community Centre.

Doors Open

 

 

 

WestbenWestben Opens with a Welcome Back Weekend July 30 and a new Open Air Fall Fest

Tickets are now on sale for a welcome back weekend of concerts July 30 to August 1 and for the brand-new Open-Air Fall Fest from September 10 to September 26, 2021.
July 30th weekend opens with Friends on the Hill, a concert featuring local musicians, a musical toast inaugurating Westben’s new Willow Hill outdoor venue. Also on The Hill, flamenco guitarist Robert Michaels and Toronto’s self-described Balkan-Klezmer-Gypsy-Party-Punk-Super Band,” Lemon Bucket Orkestra.

 

1 ~ A Gift of Art

A Gift of ArtUpcoming Exhibitions

Debbie Bateman from July 25th to Aug. 1st.
187 King Ave E. Newcastle


Aug 2 to 8 ~ A Gift of Art

The work of Todd Tremeer will be exhibited for the first week of August at A Gift of Art. Todd specializes in oil painting with subjects as diverse as interior spaces to expansive public murals. See some of his work at A Gift of Art from August 2nd to August 8th on the upper floor of the gallery.
187 King Ave E. Newcastle

16 to 22 ~ A Gift of Art

A Gift of ArtUpcoming Exhibitions David B. Gillespie will have his work exhibited at A Gift of Art from August 16th to 22nd.

187 King Ave E. Newcastle

8 ~ Lynde House

Lynde HouseART IN THE GARDEN!!!
8th - from 10:00am to 3:00pm
Support your local artists & artisans!
Enjoy a live performance by Linda Dempster!
900 Brock St S, Whitby
https://www.lyndehousemuseum.com/


28 ~ August ~ Regent Theatre

Regent TheatreFOREVER SEGER - THE SILVER BULLET EXPERIENCE (LIVESTREAM)
SATURDAY, AUGUST 28, 2021 9:00PM
*Rescheduled from Saturday, June 19, 2021
50 King Street East, Oshawa
https://tickets.regenttheatre.ca/

 

Regent Theatre

Regent Theatre50 King Street East,
Oshawa
https://tickets.regenttheatre.ca/

CLASSIC ALBUMS LIVE - PINK FLOYD - WISH YOU WERE HERE
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2021 8:00PM
* Rescheduled from February 5, 2020

Regent Theatre

TROUBADOUR SERIES - SUMMER 2021
SATURDAYS JULY 24 - AUGUST 21, 2021
4:00PM to 10:00PM
Presented by: Mansfield Entertainment
Produced by:  Rick Kerr
LOCATION: Victoria St., adjacent to the Regent Theatre
COST: FREE
Grab your lawn chairs and head to downtown Oshawa for a free summer concert series! This weekly outdoor series will feature live performances from some of our best local musicians. Physically-distanced seating areas will be available on a first come, first served basis.

 

 

Ontario PhilharmonicONTARIO PHILHARMONIC 2021 ONLINE - THE FLAMBOYANT PIANO
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2021 8:00PM
Presented by: Ontario Philharmonic
PROGRAM 4 - THE FLAMBOYANT PIANO - VIRTUOSO INTERPRETATIONS
Internationally renowned Toronto pianist, Sheng Cai, performs a selection of outstanding virtuoso pieces, guaranteed to amaze you.

ONTARIO PHILHARMONIC 2021 ONLINE - MUSICAL MUSINGS
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2021 8:00PM
Presented by: Ontario Philharmonic
PROGRAM 5 - VIOLINIST ESTHER YOO - MUSICAL MUSINGS VIA THE WORLD WIDE WEB
Fabulous Korean violinist and Deutsche Grammophon Artist, Esther Yoo celebrates Beethoven’s 250th with us as well as presenting some rarely played gems.
Click Here for Tickets and More Information

ONTARIO PHILHARMONIC 2021 ONLINE - ARIAS FOR CHRISTMAS TIME
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 18, 2021 8:00PM
Presented by: Ontario Philharmonic
PROGRAM 6 - TENOR CESAR DELGADO - ARIAS FOR CHRISTMAS TIME - FROM MY HEART TO YOURS
Cesar Delgado, regales us with soothing and inspiring Holiday favorites combined with moving operatic arias.
Click Here for Tickets and More Information

July & August 2021 ~ Scugog Arts


Scugog ArtsWHAT'S GOIN' ON?
July 9 to Aug 4 Worlds Collide: Jeffery Lane and Jon Colwell bring you an exhibition on ideas of a post-pandemic future.

Be a Part of the First Canadian Mural Marathon https://scugogarts.ca/programs/mural-marathon/
Mural Marathon - Volunteers Needed

ART in the ALLEY
NEW THIS SUMMER AT SCUGOG ARTS!
Take in an afternoon of art exploration every Saturday, July through August. Art in the Alley will feature a different program each week, removing barriers and opening up a creative space that will inspire, awaken, and connect our community to the arts.

Theatre on the Ridge - Live theatre is back and tickets are now on sale
Cottagers and Indians by Drew Hayden Taylor

The Ends of the Earth by Morris Panych
August 4 – 14, 7 pm
Scugog Arts Courtyard (behind 175 Queen St.), Port Perry

Pine Grove Plots Historical Walks
July 18 and August 8, starting at 6 pm
Downtown Port Perry

Visit the What’s On page at www.theatreontheridge.ca for full production and casting details, Covid protocols, ticket information and direct box office links.

Scugog Arts Annual Juried Show - Open for entries - due July 21
This year, our juror is Oshawa-based artist Margaret Rodgers. Margaret has a long running professional art practice, and has guest curated for the Robert McLaughlin Gallery.

Literary Contest - Ekphrastic Writing - Contest Closes Aug 15
The Wanted Launch CD Strange Flight
r. m. raines published her book FROM TEMPLE STEPS TO FOREST EDGES
175B Queen Street
Port Perry
https://scugogarts.ca/event/country-connections-david-greaves-neil-olorenshaw/
Phone Number: (905) 982-2121
E-mail: info@scugogarts.ca


Thursdays and Sunday in August Pickering Events

city of PickeringSummer Concerts are back virtually this year! Tune into the performances on the Pickering Events Facebook page: facebook.com/pickeringevents.
We have an amazing line-up for the remainder of August:
Thursdays
August 5 – Groove Marmalade (Funk, soul, Motown, Latin and Caribbean)
August 12 – Faith Amour (Jazz)
August 19 – Yonge Originals (Top 40,R&B, Pop, Classic Rock)
August 26 – VINTAGE, The Band (Old Rock n' Roll, Soca, Raggae, Latin, Ballads)
Sundays
August 8 – Maura Mapes (Folk/Pop)
August 15 – Leave Those Kids Alone (Classic Rock/Teen Prodigies)
August 22 – Marshall Dane (ASL) (Country)
August 29 – Music Box (Pop/Adult Contemporary)


Pickering Museum Village

PMVAnne in Pickering Walking Tour
People the world over have fallen in love with L.M. Montgomery’s Anne of Green Gables. And our museum has been the film location for movies and television shows about the books. What were adoption and views on education for women really like for Canadians like Anne? We’ll explore parts of the books and screen adaptations alongside real life in this 45 minute tour.

17, 24 & 31 ~ Capitol Theatre

Capitol Fine ArtsThe Capitol Theatre is thrilled to announce Tuesdays Under the Marquee!!
This community celebration will bring the Capitol’s stage to the street Tuesdays in August, providing local and surrounding area artists with a safe place to perform and give our community members a safe place to experience live entertainment!
Join us for a safe outdoor event and experience live entertainment again!
Northumberland mover and shaker, Sean Carthew, hosts three spectacular nights filled with love, laughter and levity. Join us as we welcome three sensational musical acts to the Under the Marquee stage
AUGUST 17, 2021 ~ KYLER TAPSCOTT & JEFF BIGGAR
AUGUST 24, 2021 ~ KENT SHERIDAN & YAZOO DELTA
AUGUST 31, 2021 ~ MELISSA PAYNE
905.885.1071
https://capitoltheatre.com/
Cameco Capitol Arts Centre | 20 Queen Street, Port Hope

 

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Sunday Market in the Mews

Scugog ArtsLooking for Summer Sunday Fun? Visit Scugog Arts Sunday Market in the Mews! For unique gifts and exciting shopping experiences, visit the Sunday Market in the Mews at our location at 175B Queen Street, Port Perry, in the laneway between Scugog Arts and Branching Out, every Sunday starting August 1st and ending October 10th. Come and browse the market, enjoy the sunshine, and take home some great work by local sellers. We offer local art, artisan goods, vintage clothing, antiques,…

 


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Art in Public Places

OPG Info Centre, Pickering

2020
Cancelled

McLean Community Centre, Ajax

2020
Cancelled


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