Events in Oakville

September 2017

Harvest Festival

Saturday, September 23, 2017 - Sunday, September 24, 2017
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Bronte Creek Provincial Park

Spend the last weekend of September at Bronte Creek Provincial Park's Harvest Festival! Enjoy pumpkin carving, pony rides and more among the park's beautiful fall foliage. With tours, hands-on activities and plenty of unique refreshments, this event is sure to please [...]

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Grundfos Walk for Water

Saturday, September 23, 2017
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Lions Valley Park

The global water crisis steals the lives of thousands of people each day. Roughly 1.8 billion people wake up every day to a life without safe drinking water and adequate sanitation. Grundfos teams up with non-profit Water Mission to implement [...]

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Sleep in Your Car for Hope 2017

Saturday, September 23, 2017 - Sunday, September 24, 2017
5:00 pm - 7:00 am

YMCA of Oakville

Join Home Suite Hope for a night of fun and fundraising at Sleep in Your Car for Hope 2017. Held at the YMCA of Oakville, this charity event encourages car owners in the community to sleep in their cars for [...]

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Carol Off & Doug Saunders

Saturday, September 23, 2017
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

In Conversation with Carol Off & Doug Saunders Presented by the Oakville Centre, Oakville Public Library and A Different Drummer Books Associate Sponsor: Muratab Shah, Sunlife Financial. As It Happens' Carol Off, author of In All We Leave Behind: A Reporter’s Journey [...]

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Nutrience Oakville Half Marathon

Sunday, September 24, 2017
7:45 am - 12:00 pm

Coronation Park

Come to Coronation Park on September 24 for the Nutrience Oakville Half Marathon.  Whether you choose to walk or run, this is sure to be a rewarding event for both mind and spirit. Event distances include 21.1k, 10k, 10k relay, [...]

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Hope in High Heels

Sunday, September 24, 2017
10:30 am - 12:15 pm

Centennial Square

Join Halton Women's Place on Sept. 24 for the 7th Annual Hope in High Heels walk. Hope in High Heels is a men’s only walk where boys and men show their support in ending violence against women. Participants collect pledges for their participation [...]

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Autumn Serenade

Sunday, September 24, 2017
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Joshua Creek Heritage Art Centre

This fall, enjoy an Autumn Serenade in support of the Oakville Chamber Orchestra youth initiatives. Come to Joshua Creek Heritage Art Centre for a night of beautiful music, elegant refreshments and a silent auction. Music will be performed by the [...]

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Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour

Sunday, September 24, 2017
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

We are bringing Banff to you, and it’s radical! The World Tour brings all the excitement of the Banff Mountain Film Festival to audiences around the globe! WARNING: Coarse language. Parental guidance suggested. Ticket Information Regular $30 | Big Ticket [...]

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Calendar Girls

Thursday, September 28, 2017 - Sunday, October 1, 2017
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

Calendar Girls - Presented by Burl Oak Theatre Group Sept. 28-30 performances at 8 p.m. Oct. 1 performance at 2 p.m. By Tim Firth When Annie's husband John dies of leukemia, she and best friend Chris resolve to raise money [...]

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Culture Days

Friday, September 29, 2017 - Sunday, October 1, 2017


This year’s Culture Days weekend will take place over the weekend of September 29, September 30, and October 1, 2017, in towns across Canada. Enjoy free family-friendly entertainment, art workshops, dance, ceramics, live music and more. Discover the world of [...]

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36th Annual Shrimpfest Gala

Friday, September 29, 2017
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Le Dome Banquet Hall

Join the Optimist Club of Oakville for the 36th Annual Shrimpfest Gala! Enjoy the popular Pick 'n' Spin game, the great Silent Auction and the free Photo Booth.  The all-you-can-eat shrimp (roast beef alternate) with all the fixings are absolutely [...]

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Doors Open

Saturday, September 30, 2017 - Sunday, October 1, 2017


Halton Region invites you to share its rich heritage, cultural diversity and stunning natural beauty at Doors Open. Within easy access from Toronto and Niagara Falls, Halton Region’s four historical communities – Burlington, Oakville, Milton and Halton Hills – will [...]

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Rangers Day

Saturday, September 30, 2017
8:00 am - 9:30 pm

Sixteen Mile Creek Sports Complex

Come to the Sixteen Mile Creek Sports Complex for a full day of hockey-themed fun at Rangers Day. Hosted by the newly rebranded Oakville Rangers Hockey Club (ORHC), the event will feature Hockey Hall of Fame exhibits, interactive games, a [...]

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Oakville Ukrainian Festival

Saturday, September 30, 2017
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

St. Joseph's Ukrainian Catholic Church

Discover Ukrainian culture in Oakville at the Oakville Ukrainian Festival! Experience a full day of live entertainment, authentic homemade Ukrainian food and drinks and a festival marketplace filled with unique kiosks. Admission is FREE! For more information, please visit sjucc.ca. [...]

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Dance Caravan

Saturday, September 30, 2017
11:30 am - 4:45 pm


The Dance Caravan is travelling across Oakville on Saturday, Sept. 30! Follow Oakville’s talented youth dancers as they put on a show for everyone to enjoy! The Caravan will be at the following locations: Farmers' Market (George Street) 11:30-12:15 p.m. - [...]

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October 2017

Culture Days: Moccasin Trail

Sunday, October 1, 2017
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Lions Valley Park

Culture Days: Moccasin Trail Come with family and friends to explore the history of the lands in the Oakville area from an Indigenous perspective. Learn from a First Nations guide while taking a relaxing walk among the beautiful colours of the [...]

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In Conversation With...Measha Brueggergosman

Monday, October 2, 2017
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre

Grammy-nominated singer and author Measha Brueggergosman is coming to the Queen Elizabeth Community and Cultural Centre to speak about her new book, Something is Always on Fire. As a Juno-winning and Grammy-nominated opera sensation, she has moved audiences with her music, singing in [...]

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Barenaked Ladies

Tuesday, October 3, 2017
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

CANADA 1-FIVE-0 In celebration of the 40th anniversary season of The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts, we are proud to present two Barenaked Ladies Canada 1-Five-0 concerts as part of our Dan Cooper Concert series in our 2017-2018 season. [...]

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Barenaked Ladies

Wednesday, October 4, 2017
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

CANADA 1-FIVE-0 In celebration of the 40th anniversary season of The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts, we are proud to present two Barenaked Ladies Canada 1-Five-0 concerts as part of our Dan Cooper Concert series in our 2017-2018 season. [...]

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Jann Arden

Friday, October 6, 2017
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

Jann Arden is a Canadian-born singer, songwriter, broadcaster and author. The much celebrated multi-platinum, award-winning artist catapulted onto the Canadian music scene in 1993. She has received 8 Juno Awards, including Female Artist of the Year and Songwriter of the [...]

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Emmet Cahill

Saturday, October 7, 2017
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

St. Andrew Church

Irish tenor and Celtic Thunder lead singer Emmet Cahill will present a concert at St. Andrew Roman Catholic Church on Saturday, October 7 at 8 p.m. to perform songs from his debut orchestral album, “Emmet Cahill’s Ireland”. His album reached [...]

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Jann Arden

Saturday, October 7, 2017
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

Jann Arden is a Canadian-born singer, songwriter, broadcaster and author. The much celebrated multi-platinum, award-winning artist catapulted onto the Canadian music scene in 1993. She has received 8 Juno Awards, including Female Artist of the Year and Songwriter of the [...]

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An Evening of Songs and Stories with Graham Nash

Tuesday, October 10, 2017
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

Legendary singer-songwriter Graham Nash is a two-time Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee with Crosby, Stills and Nash and with The Hollies. He was also inducted into the Songwriter’s Hall of Fame twice, as a solo artist and with CSN, and [...]

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Carl Palmer's Legacy ELP

Wednesday, October 11, 2017
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

Carl Palmer's Legacy ELP Consummate professional, brilliant technician and a dynamic showman, he has thrilled listeners and audiences alike with Atomic Rooster, Asia and Emerson, Lake & Palmer. Along the way his dazzling speed and mastery of the drums, combined [...]

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Through the Looking Glass

Thursday, October 12, 2017
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Burlington Convention Centre

THE MAY COURT CLUB OF OAKVILLE IS THRILLED TO ANNOUNCE THE RETURN OF THEIR FASHION SHOW, "THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS"! This professionally produced runway show will be showcasing the latest must-have fashions for fall and winter, in partnership with Tocca [...]

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An Evening with Legends

Friday, October 13, 2017
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

OE Banquet Hall & Conference Centre

Come to the OE Banquet Hall & Conference Centre for a night of powerful performances at An Evening with Legends. Presented by the Oakville Milton and District Real Estate Board, this fundraising event features tribute artists performing hits by music [...]

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Trek or Treat

Friday, October 13, 2017
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

St. Volodymyr Cultural Centre

Get in the Halloween spirit early at the 12th annual Trek or Treat Run. Located at the St. Volodymyr Cultural Centre, this event is fun for the whole family, featuring a 5 km trail run, the family-friendly Creepy Mile and plenty [...]

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Johannes Linstead

Saturday, October 14, 2017
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

Latin guitar star Johannes Linstead (Canada’s "Guitarist of the Year" and JUNO Nominee) takes his music to a whole new level with the introduction of the electric guitar to his passionate sound. Guitar aficionados will love the diversity of the [...]

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Fairtrade Sale & Screening

Wednesday, October 18, 2017
3:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Shaarei-Beth El Congregation

Visit the Shaarei-Beth El Congregation on Oct. 18 for great finds and a great film at the Fairtrade Sale & Screening. Organized by Fairtrade Oakville, the sale will feature handmade products made by Fairtrade-certified artisans and producers. Many of these items are [...]

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A Murder is Announced

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - Sunday, October 22, 2017
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

A Murder is Announced - Presented by West End Studio Theatre Oct. 18-21 performances at 8 p.m. Oct. 22 performance at 2 p.m. By Agatha Christie An announcement in the local paper states the time and place when a murder [...]

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Wearable Art Show

Friday, October 20, 2017
10:00 am - 8:00 pm

St. Volodymyr Cultural Centre

Come to the St. Volodymyr Cultural Centre for two days of unique fashion and fun at the Wearable Art Show. Featuring over 30 talented designers and a daily fashion show at 1 p.m., this event is sure to please lovers of [...]

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Wearable Art Show

Saturday, October 21, 2017
10:00 am - 5:00 pm

St. Volodymyr Cultural Centre

Come to the St. Volodymyr Cultural Centre for two days of unique fashion and fun at the Wearable Art Show. Featuring over 30 talented designers and a daily fashion show at 1 p.m., this event is sure to please lovers of [...]

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Liz Lokre (LZL)

Saturday, October 21, 2017
8:30 pm - 11:30 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

Music is deep in her blood. LZL, born Liz Lokre, has been writing and performing since she was 12, growing up singing in church, and winning music competitions across North America. But LZL gravitated toward Stevie Wonder, Sade, and Alicia [...]

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Jowi Taylor: Six String Nation

Thursday, October 26, 2017
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

Jowi Taylor: Six String Nation PRESENTED BY THE OAKVILLE CENTRE, OAKVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY AND A DIFFERENT DRUMMER BOOKS. ASSOCIATE SPONSOR: MURATAB SHAH, SUNLIFE FINANCIAL. What connects a grade 5 student with K’naan, Feist and astronaut Chris Hadfield? They are among [...]

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Underground Railroad Walking Tour

Saturday, October 28, 2017
10:00 am - 11:30 am

Oakville Museum at Erchless Estate

Come to the Oakville Museum for a trip through Oakville's past at the Underground Railroad Walking Tour. This unique indoor/outdoor historical tour explores Oakville's important role in the Underground Railroad. Beginning with an introduction to the exhibit "Freedom, Opportunity and [...]

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Alanna Mitchell's Sea Sick

Saturday, October 28, 2017
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

Sea Sick is Alanna Mitchell’s critically acclaimed and Dora-nominated production about the state of the global ocean and the world. Come and experience this powerful story in which Mitchell uses science and her own delicate wit to tell us about [...]

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Ella at 100: "First Lady of Song"

Sunday, October 29, 2017
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

Ella at 100: "First Lady of Song" - A Musical Tribute In this swinging tribute, the Toronto All-Star Big Band will celebrate Ella Fitzgerald's 100th birthday, the voice that thrilled audiences around the globe for more than half a century, [...]

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Tiny Tots on Parade

Tuesday, October 31, 2017
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Downtown Oakville

Tiny Tots on Parade Calling all Trick-or-Treaters!  Come on down to Downtown Oakville’s Towne Square and show us your best costume! Then hit the town to gather fantastic treats (never tricks!) from our many merchants. They can’t wait to see [...]

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November 2017

Fatty Legs

Thursday, November 2, 2017
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

Fatty Legs, which mixes song, storytelling and dance, is based on the children’s book of the same name by Margaret Pokiak-Fenton and Christy Jordan-Fenton. The production uses choral soundscapes, contemporary dance and text from the book to tell the true story [...]

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Rush 2112

Friday, November 3, 2017
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

Come to the Oakville Centre for Classic Albums Live's performance of Rush's legendary album 2112. “Number 22 on Rolling Stone magazine’s top 50 prog-rock albums, 2112 was the Toronto power trio's first classic release; it was also a ringing affirmation [...]

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In Conversation With Alexander McCall Smith

Tuesday, November 7, 2017
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Oakville Town Hall

Presented by The Oakville Centre, Oakville Public Library and A Different Drummer Books. Associate sponsor: Muratab Shah, Sunlife Financial. Alexander McCall Smith, author of the No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series, talks about his latest book The House of Unexpected [...]

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Jenny's House of Joy

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - Sunday, November 12, 2017
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

Jenny's House of Joy - Presented by the Oakville Players Nov. 8-11 performances at 8 p.m. Nov. 12 performance at 2 p.m. By Norm Foster Jenny's House of Joy is a brothel in 1880s Kansas. Jenny has too many customers, [...]

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Dirty Dishes

Saturday, November 11, 2017
8:30 pm - 11:30 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

Dirty Dishes Bringing a shine to every space they fill with their beautiful blend of country-bluegrass-gospel sound and extraordinary energy, the Dishes have spent the last five years (often backed by their rhythm section The Plate Rails) breaking hearts and [...]

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Talk with Jeanne Beker

Tuesday, November 14, 2017
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

PRESENTED IN ASSOCIATION WITH OAKVILLE GALLERIES AND OAKVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY Come to the Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts for a talk with Canadian fashion icon Jeanne Beker. The former host of Fashion Television will discuss her remarkable career in [...]

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Buffy Saint-Marie

Wednesday, November 15, 2017
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

Buffy Saint-Marie Buffy Sainte-Marie’s bold new album, Power in the Blood, begins where it all started more than 50 years ago, with a contemporary version of "It’s My Way", the title track of her 1964 debut. Perhaps you know Sainte-Marie [...]

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Oakville Santa Claus Parade

Saturday, November 18, 2017
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Downtown Oakville

Line the streets of Downtown Oakville to watch all of your favourite floats and plenty of new additions make their way along the parade route as part of this year's parade and help celebrate the spirit of Christmas in Oakville. [...]

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Robin Duke: I've Been Hacked

Saturday, November 18, 2017
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

Robin Duke, of Saturday Night Live, SCTV, and Women Fully Clothed fame, takes a humorous and poignant look at life before, during and after a breast cancer diagnosis. Ticket Information Regular $50 | Big Ticket $43| Big Ticket Plus $39 [...]

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Hometown Hockey

Saturday, November 25, 2017 - Sunday, November 26, 2017


The Rogers Hometown Hockey Tour is making a stop in Oakville for a two-day outdoor hockey festival celebrating hockey and Oakville's love of the game. The event will feature local celebrities, free activities, games, interactive experiences and live entertainment for [...]

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Bronte Christmas Tree Lighting

Saturday, November 25, 2017
4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Bronte Heritage Waterfront Park

Santa is coming to Bronte Village! Bundle up, bring your camera, and come out to Bronte Heritage Waterfront Park. Experience the mirth and merriment of an old-fashioned Bronte Christmas during the Bronte Business Improvement Area’s Annual Bronte Christmas Tree Lighting [...]

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December 2017

Pink Floyd - Dark Side of the Moon

Saturday, December 9, 2017
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

Come to the Oakville Centre for Classic Albums Live's performance of Pink Floyd's prog rock opus, Dark Side of the Moon. “Number 1 on Rolling Stone magazine’s top 50 prog-rock albums -In short, both critically and commercially, this album is [...]

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Family Christmas Concert

Sunday, December 10, 2017
1:30 pm - 5:00 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

The Oakville Symphony's popular Family Christmas Concert is back again this season. A full orchestra playing seasonal favourites will provide holiday fun for the entire family. Children can join in by playing the jingle bells or the drums, and can maybe [...]

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Tartan Terrors

Wednesday, December 13, 2017
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

Tartan Terrors are their own Celtic Invasion, mixing rock’s energy with traditional folklore, dance, and humor. With an arsenal featuring classic pipes and fiddle, driving drum tones, and signature guitar styles, the Terrors use their Sonic blitz to score award [...]

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A John McDermott Family Christmas

Thursday, December 14, 2017
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

Join celebrated Scottish-Canadian tenor John McDermott for an evening of Christmas and seasonal music at the Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts.  There will be two 50 minute sets, each filled with great music and fun for the whole family, [...]

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A Christmas Carol

Friday, December 15, 2017
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

A Christmas Carol PRESENTED BY ORILLIA OPERA HOUSE Back by popular demand! Scrooge’s journey to discover the true meaning of Christmas comes alive with song, dance, special effects and a brilliant cast led by Rod Campbell (nine seasons at Shaw [...]

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A Fresh New Christmas with the Four Freshmen

Sunday, December 17, 2017
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

Full of Christmas cheer with The Four Freshmen! A vocal harmony like no other. A show for your holiday season. Presented with Freshmen favorites as well as holiday favorites including: Snowfall, Deck The Halls, What Child is This, Have Yourself [...]

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Elvis: A Christmas Special

Monday, December 18, 2017

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

Elvis: A Christmas Special Starring Pete Paquette with Special Guest Amberley Beatty This holiday season, the incredible showman, Pete Paquette, and his band, the Rockin' Royals with the sensational Tonettes, returns in "Elvis: A Christmas Special”, a new show featuring [...]

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Wizard of Oz

Friday, December 22, 2017 - Saturday, December 30, 2017

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

Wizard of Oz - Presented by Burl Oak Theatre Group Dec. 22, 23, 29, 30 at 7 p.m. Dec. 23, 29, 30 at 2 p.m. Join Dorothy as she searches for the only person who can get her home to Kansas - [...]

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Dueling Magicians

Sunday, December 31, 2017
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

Dueling Magicians NEW YEAR'S EVE! SUNDAY, DECEMBER 31, 2017 AT 2 P.M. & 7 P.M. Be amazed as renowned magicians Mike D’Urzo and Ray Chance square off in a magic show designed to challenge each other and mystify you! Fun for [...]

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January 2018

Courage Polar Bear Dip

Monday, January 1, 2018
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Coronation Park

Dive into 2018 by taking the plunge with hundreds of other dippers at the Courage Polar Bear Dip. Held at Coronation Park, dippers will show their courage by braving the icy waters of Lake Ontario to help provide clean water for [...]

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The Underwater Bubble Show

Friday, January 5, 2018
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

The Underwater Bubble Show WINTER BREAK! FRIDAY, JANUARY 5, 2018 AT 1 P.M. & 4 P.M. After another long day - as always filled with things to do, meetings, deadlines to be met - Mr. B finds himself transported as [...]

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Steer

Wednesday, January 17, 2018
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

PRESENTED BY ZATA OMM DANCE PROJECTS Created with Jérôme Delapierre and Navid Navab. This solo work from the groundbreaking Zata Omm imagines a human trajectory where the boundary between flesh and technology becomes indistinct. What will our bodies mean and [...]

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Erth's Dinosaur Zoo LIVE!

Thursday, January 18, 2018
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

GET READY FOR THE ULTIMATE PLAYDATE - 65 MILLION YEARS IN THE MAKING! Dinosaur Zoo guides visitors on a breathtaking tour. Observe, meet and interact with an eye-popping collection of amazingly life-like dinosaurs and other creatures presented in a theatrical [...]

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The Fugitives

Friday, January 26, 2018
8:30 pm - 11:30 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

The Fugitives Frontmen and songwriters Brendan McLeod and Adrian Glynn lead an eclectic band, boasting a current rotating cast of supporters that includes violin-looping prodigy Hannah Epperson, multi-instrumentalist Steve Charles, and renowned actor Benjamin Elliot, alongside a host of multi-instrumentalists [...]

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The Slocan Ramblers

Saturday, January 27, 2018
8:30 pm - 11:30 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

The Slocan Ramblers are Canada’s young bluegrass band to watch. Rooted in the tradition, fearlessly creative, and possessing a bold, dynamic sound, The Slocans (2015 Edmonton Folk Fest Emerging Artist Award recipients), have quickly become a leading light of Canada’s roots [...]

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AC/DC - Highway to Hell

Wednesday, January 31, 2018
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

Come to the Oakville Centre for Classic Albums Live's performance of AC/DC's classic rock album, Highway to Hell. "Highway to hell is probably most known for its thundering title track anthem, 'Highway to Hell' but behind the title track lies a [...]

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February 2018

Robinson Crusoe + Friday

Thursday, February 1, 2018
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

Robinson Crusoe + Friday PRESENTED BY AXIS THEATRE "NO MAN IS AN ISLAND UNTO HIMSELF" An English sailor, shipwrecked on a remote island, works against all odds to survive alone for 25 years. Until one day, he rescues a stranger [...]

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Sugar and Gold: Stories from the Underground Railroad

Friday, February 2, 2018
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

Sugar and Gold: Stories from the Underground Railroad A SESQUICENTENNIAL CELEBRATION OF ONTARIO'S BLACK HISTORY IN STORY AND SONG. Chris Whiteley and Diana Braithwaite, two of Canada’s finest blues performers, have created a vibrant celebration of the history of the [...]

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Ali Hassan: Muslim Interrupted

Saturday, February 10, 2018
8:30 pm - 11:30 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

Ali Hassan is a stand-up comic, actor, chef and generally harmless Muslim who has performed on stages across Canada, in the U.S. and twice in the Middle East at the Amman Stand-Up Comedy Festival. He is known for his improvisational [...]

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Louie Anderson

Thursday, February 15, 2018
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

Iconic comedian Louie Anderson, the three-time Emmy Award® winner, is one of the country’s most recognized and adored comics; named by Comedy Central as “One of 100 Greatest Stand-Up Comedians of All Time.” Ticket Information Regular $60 | Big Ticket [...]

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3,2,1 Dance

Friday, February 16, 2018
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

3,2,1 Dance An eclectic showcase of solos, duets and trios with some of Ontario’s best! Engage, experience and embrace this eclectic program featuring signature solo, duet and trio works from some of Ontario’s prominent dancers and choreographers including Robert Desrosiers,Yvonne [...]

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Sing-a-Long-a Grease

Saturday, February 17, 2018
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2018 AT 2 P.M. & 7 P.M. Ever wanted to know what it’s like to be a T-bird or a Pink Lady but never quite felt cool enough to pull it off? Well, now is your chance [...]

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The Peking Acrobats

Friday, February 23, 2018
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

For the last thirty one years, The Peking Acrobats® have redefined audience perceptions of Chinese acrobatics. They perform daring maneuvers atop a precarious pagoda of chairs and display their technical prowess at such arts as trick-cycling, precision tumbling, juggling, somersaulting, [...]

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Dione Taylor & Digging Roots

Saturday, February 24, 2018
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

Dione Taylor & Digging Roots Having first burst onto the music scene with her Juno nominated debut album Open Your Eyes, gospel and Blues singer Dione Taylor’s career trajectory has been truly remarkable. With performances for audiences across the globe [...]

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March 2018

Rosanne Cash - Black List River

Friday, March 2, 2018
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

In Black List River Rosanne Cash offers a sweeping song cycle culled from her award-­winning southern and soul trilogy of works Black Cadillac (2006), The List (2009) and The River and The Thread (2014). Featuring guitarist and partner John Leventhal, [...]

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The Berenstain Bears LIVE!

Monday, March 12, 2018
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

Family Matters: The Musical MARCH BREAK! MONDAY, MARCH 12, 2018 AT 2 P.M. & 7 P.M. Come on down to Bear Country, where Brother Bear, Sister Bear, Papa Bear, and Mama Bear sing and dance in this colourful new musical [...]

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Scrap Arts Music

Thursday, March 22, 2018
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

SCRAP ARTS MUSIC [skrap-artz-myoo’zik] – noun. 1. An internationally renowned, athletic next-generation percussion ensemble. 2. An earth-friendly, Victoria Canada-based company that creates unforgettable performances using mobile instruments artfully crafted from industrial scraps. 3. Five extraordinary, virtuosic and innovative drummers. 4. The group that transforms [...]

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Tower of Power

Saturday, March 24, 2018
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

Tower of Power's musical odyssey actually began in 1968 when Emilio Castillo met Stephen "Doc" Kupka in July of that year. When Doc auditioned during a band rehearsal at Emilio's house, Emilio's father called him into the kitchen and offered [...]

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Tom Cochrane & Red Rider

Monday, March 26, 2018
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

Tom Cochrane & Red Rider Within and without Red Rider, Tom has released 17 albums. Having helped shape the musical landscape for future generations of Canadian artists, Tom remains one of only three male Canadian singer songwriters to have a [...]

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April 2018

Paul Saltzman: The Beatles in India

Wednesday, April 4, 2018
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

In Conversation With...Paul Saltzman: The Beatles in India PRESENTED BY THE OAKVILLE CENTRE, OAKVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY AND A DIFFERENT DRUMMER BOOKS. ASSOCIATE SPONSOR: MURATAB SHAH, SUNLIFE FINANCIAL. The historic meeting of The Beatles, the Maharishi and Paul Saltzman in 1968 [...]

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Kim Mitchell

Thursday, April 5, 2018
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

Singer-songwriter and guitarist Kim Mitchell has achieved gold and multi-platinum sales status over a long and storied career, starting early on as leader of the musically eclectic Max Webster, a band who in the late '70s defined “alternative” and “independent” long [...]

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Polar Bears Go Up

Friday, April 6, 2018
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

Polar Bears Go Up A fun, surreal and highly enjoyable theatrical treat for young adventurers. The Polar Bears are moving up in the world. They’ve lost their balloon and need to get it back. It’s time to get up, step [...]

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LOVEfest

Thursday, April 12, 2018
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

LOVEfest: A musical response to hate crime An eclectic celebration of love featuring music and dance. Artists include Sikh spiritual songs from Bhai Kabul Singh, Tanoura Sufi dance from the Abul Gheit Whirling Dervishes of Egypt, and two contemporary musical [...]

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The Beatles - White Album

Friday, April 13, 2018
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

The Beatles - White Album Come to the Oakville Centre for Classic Albums Live's performance of one of the most iconic albums of all time, The White Album. "Whatever else it is or isn't, it is the best album they [...]

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Carl Dixon

Saturday, April 21, 2018
8:30 pm - 11:30 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

Carl Dixon is best known as lead singer of The Guess Who and one of Canada’s stellar rock musicians. He cut his first international record deal with Coney Hatch in the 1980s and went on to become lead singer of [...]

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Roseanne Barr

Wednesday, April 25, 2018
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

Why Roseanne Barr? Because she’s a comedy superstar, an award-winning actress and a best-selling author. Because she spent nine years (and 224 episodes) making us laugh weekly on the Emmy Award® winning sitcom, Roseanne. Because she gives great constructive criticism [...]

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Alejandra Ribera & Alex Cuba

Thursday, April 26, 2018
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

Alejandra Ribera & Alex Cuba The award-wining songwriter Alejandra Ribera offers her trademark heart-breaking lyrics that cut to the quick with love songs, swelling and subsiding in lush waves of strings, acoustic guitars and vocal harmonies. Alex Cuba is a [...]

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May 2018

Lighthouse

Friday, May 4, 2018
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

Recognized as one of the best performing acts of their time, Lighthouse toured 300 days a year, including sold out performances at Carnegie Hall, the Fillmore East, Fillmore West, Expo ‘70 in Japan and the Isle of Wight Festival in [...]

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Led Zeppelin 1

Friday, May 11, 2018
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

Come to the Oakville Centre for Classic Albums Live's performance of Led Zeppelin 1, the album that introduced the world to one  of the most legendary rock bands of all time. "The band’s chemistry was immediately and spectacularly apparent, and the [...]

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