Check Out Bob’s Top 5!
1. Hamilton: 98th Annual! Fall Garden & Mum Show. The Chrysanthemum Show is an amazing floral display created by some of Hamilton’s finest horticulture staff. The display is a breathtaking feature of over 200 varieties of Chrysanthemums, and more than 75,000 blooms and has a different theme each year. (This year’s theme is “Once Upon a Toy”) Visit the onsite café for daily lunch and dinner specials, and purchase some beautiful mums to take home; both indoor and hardy outdoor mums are available for a nominal amount. Saturday and Sunday; 9AM-7PM – last weekend! https://bit.ly/2O8Ahm9
2. St Catharines. Thank You (figure skating superstar) Canada Tour! Canada has produced the most talented figure skaters in the history of the sport with household names like Virtue, Moir, Chan, Osmond, Stojko and more who have reached the pinnacle of the sport in the Canadian Nationals, World Titles, and Olympic Games. As a ‘thank you’ to their home country, these Canadian greats bring the tour to the Meridian Centre Sunday at 3PM. https://bit.ly/2yGLANz
3. Dunnville: 13th Annual River Arts Festival. Come out to the heart of Haldimand County and take in this celebration of the arts, held annually from the first to the third Saturday in November. The festival attracts superb Canadian artists and performers of local and international stature as part of over 150 things to see and do. Learn all about the festivities at the opening ceremonies at 10am and then stick around and take in works by the 60 visual artists taking part. Be sure to to try out one of the many classes and workshops going on and plan to attend the Main Gallery Wine and Cheese Event Saturday at 7PM. Here is a full list of events. https://bit.ly/2qixn4U
4. Niagara Falls. No Sugar Tonight. Come on out and enjoy this tribute to one of the most iconic 60s, 70s bands to ever hit the stage, The Guess Who! No Sugar Tonight is the only tribute of The Guess Who, BTO and Burton Cummings in the world. This all Canadian cast reproduces, note for note, their full library of hits, including songs like “American Woman”, “No Time”, “No Sugar Tonight”, “Stand Tall”, “Taking Care of Business”, and “You Aint Seen Nothing Yet”. Saturday 8PM Seneca Queen Theatre. https://bit.ly/2Rp6ckb
5. Guelph: Film Festival. One of the world’s first documentary film festivals dedicated to inspiring community engagement and appreciation of the arts by connecting people through stories of global reach and local relevance. Choose from a selection of global documentaries and short videos that focus on social justice, the environment and community building. There is a great selection of films for children, and if you like, you can mingle with visiting directors, and participate in panel discussions. Finally, don’t miss Hidden Histories, an annual series of local film projects that highlight the stories that enrich the Guelph experience. Saturday and Sunday (and onward) https://bit.ly/2JtKRTO