For ideas on what to do this weekend in the Jewel Listening Area……
Check out Bob’s Top 5!
1) Hamilton: Million Dollar Quartet. The hit Rock n’ Roll Musical inspired by the electrifying true story! On December 4, 1956, Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash. Carl Perkins and Jerry Lee Lewis played together for the first and only time! Theatre Aquarius brings that legendary night to life, featuring an incredible parade of hits like Blue Suede Shoes, Fever, That’s All Right, Sixteen Tons, Great Balls of Fire, Walk the Line, Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On, Who Do You Love?, Matchbox, Folsom Prison Blues, Hound Dog and more. They were a red-hot rock ‘n’ roll band for one unforgettable night. Experience the greatest jam session in rock n’ roll history. Saturday 2PM and 8PM Sunday 2PM (and ongoing) https://bit.ly/2EVqNpC
2) Vineland: Get Fresh in the Valley. The 5th edition of this popular pairing program offers visitors a unique way to experience all this wine region has to offer. This year, 24 wineries are participating featuring springtime sippers and delectable bites as the stars. Tastings range from sparkling, white, to rosé, and a few full-bodied reds paired with either spicy, salty, cheesy and sweet fare. New this year, four winery restaurants, Good Earth Food and Wine, Peninsula Ridge Estates Winery, Redstone Winery and Vineland Estates Winery, as well as the Grand Oak Culinary Market are offering passport holders an exclusive dining experience through Freshalicious, a prix-fix menu that will satisfy both your taste buds and your wallet. Saturday and Sunday; (and for the next two weekends) https://bit.ly/2qF8Ibh
3) Port Dover: Mary Poppins. One of the most popular Disney movies of all time is capturing hearts in a whole new way: as a practically perfect musical! Lighthouse Festival Theatre is thrilled to present MARY POPPINS. The jack-of-all trades, Bert, introduces the audience to England in 1910 and the troubled Banks family. Young Jane and Michael have sent many a nanny packing before Mary Poppins arrives on their doorstep. Using a combination of magic and common sense, she must teach the family how to value each other again. Mary Poppins takes the children on many magical and memorable adventures, but Jane and Michael aren’t the only ones she has a profound effect upon. Even grown-ups can learn a lesson or two! Tonight (and onwards) 2 & 8PM https://bit.ly/2qLhxj5
4) Oakville: Little Shop of Horrors. Come see this delectable sci-fi horror musical with an electrifying 1960s pop/rock score by Alan Menken and Howard Ashman. Seymour Krelborn is a meek and dejected assistant at a floral shop who happens upon a strange plant, which he affectionately names “Audrey II” after his crush at the shop. Little does he know that this strange and unusual plant will develop a soulful R&B voice, a potty mouth, and an unquenchable thirst for human blood! Saturday 2 & 8PM Sunday 2PM Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts. https://bit.ly/2ETsZy0
5) Guelph: Doors Open Guelph. It’s a day-long celebration of Guelph’s finest buildings, creative spaces, and artistically or architecturally relevant sites. The program aims to showcase and celebrate the hidden gems as well as the great resources, businesses, and creative spaces in Guelph. Doors Open is a free community event and no tickets or registration are required. You can begin at any featured site and visit as many as you like over the course of the day. There may be line-ups at some sites. Doors Open is a free community event and no tickets or registration are required. The hours are 10 – 4, and you can begin at any featured site and visit as many as you like over the course of the day. Saturday 10-4pm The sites participating are here: https://bit.ly/2oSmZ3M