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Upcoming events in and around St. Catharines

DateEvent Description
Thursday, November 1 2018
to
Monday, November 30 2020

Available during Meridian Centre hours
Take Me Out to the Ballgame!

Explore the rich history of Baseball and Softball in the Garden City in this special exhibition at the St. Catharines Sports Hall of Fame.

Admission: Free

Location: St. Catharines Sports Hall of Fame at the Meridian Centre, 1 Ice Dogs Way

Contact: 905-984-8880
www.stcatharinesmuseum.ca
Monday, April 1 2019
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Tuesday, January 21 2020

9am-5pm
Victorian Tweets

What if the Victorians had social media? View the Museum's archival collection on display like never before.

Admission: By donation

Location: St. Catharines Museum and Welland Canals Centre, 1932 Welland Canals Parkway

Contact: 905-984-8880
www.stcatharinesmuseum.ca
Monday, April 1 2019
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Monday, November 30 2020

9am-5pm
Outbreak!

Learn more about one of the deadliest pandemics of the past century and how it impacted St. Catharines.

Admission: By donation

Location: St. Catharines Museum and Welland Canals Centre, 1932 Welland Canals Parkway

Contact: 905-984-8880
www.stcatharinesmuseum.ca
Tuesday, April 16 2019
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Saturday, September 14 2019

Monthly
Full Moon Ghost Walks

Explore the history and haunted tales of some of the city's oldest buildings on a guided tour under the magic of the full moon.

Tickets are $10 per person and are required in advance.

Walk dates: Apr. 16, May 18, June 17, July 16, Aug. 15 and Sept. 14.

Location: Meet at Market Square, 91 King St.

Contact: 905-685-8424
www.mydowntown.ca
Saturday, April 20 2019
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Saturday, July 20 2019

Various Saturdays at 10am
Outdoor Traveling Walks

Enjoy your community, get active, learn about our green spaces and connect with new friends! Join an outdoor guided walk hosted by the Friends of Malcolmson Eco-Park and the Friends of Walker's Creek as they lead us through the parks and nature trails that define our Garden City.

April 20: Malcolmson Eco-Park, Lakeshore Rd. and Niagara St.
May 4: Walker's Creek Park South, Parnell Rd. at Walker's Creek
May 25: Malcolmson Eco-Park, Lakeshore Rd. and Niagara St.
June 8: Cindy Drive Park, Cindy Dr. at Walker's Creek
June 22: Malcolmson Eco-Park, Lakeshore Rd. and Niagara St.
July 20: Malcolmson Eco-Park, Lakeshore Rd. and Niagara St.

Contact: www.fomep.com

Thursday, May 2 2019
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Sunday, May 26 2019

Niagara Folk Arts Festival

Canada's longest continually running heritage festival returns for its 51st year. It honours those who made Niagara what it is today, as well as those who are building the Niagara of tomorrow.

Experience the multicultural community with dance, arts, food, exhibitions and entertainment.

Location: Various

Contact: www.folk-arts.ca/festival
Tuesday, May 21 2019
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Tuesday, October 1 2019

Tuesday evenings 5pm-8pm
Open Late at the Museum

Check out the galleries and participate in special activities for a memorable, after-hours museum experience!

Admission: by donation

Location: St. Catharines Museum and Welland Canals Centre, 1932 Welland Canals Pkwy.

Contact: 905-984-8880
www.stcatharinesmuseum.ca
Saturday, May 25 2019
Rankin Cancer Run

Proceeds to local cancer support organizations including the Walker Family Cancer Centre and other services Niagara Health provides across the region.

1k walk or 5k walk/run.

Registration begins at 8am.
Run starts at 10am.

Location: Niagara St. at Parnell Rd.

Contact: www.rankincancerrun.com
Saturday, May 25 2019
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Saturday, October 5 2019

Saturdays, 11am-1:30pm
Music in the Square

Enjoy the light sounds of local musicians while shopping at the Farmers Market.

Admission: FREE

Location: Market Square, 91 King St.

Contact: 905-688-5600
www.stcatharines.ca/musicinthesquare
Saturday, May 25 2019
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Saturday, October 5 2019

Saturdays, 9am-11am
Market Discovery Table

Fun for kids of all ages, featuring a different farm theme each week. Enjoy hands-on experiences, tasting local in season produce, market searches and more.

Admission: FREE

Location: Market Square, 91 King St.

Contact: 905-688-5600
www.stcatharines.ca/discoverytable
Saturday, June 1 2019
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Tuesday, March 31 2020

9am-5pm
From Anthem to Zamba: The A to Z of music in the Garden City

Take a trip through a musical alphabet as you enjoy the history of music in St. Catharines.

Admission: By donation

Location: St. Catharines Museum and Welland Canals Centre, 1932 Welland Canals Parkway

Contact: 905-984-8880
www.stcatharinesmuseum.ca
Tuesday, June 4 2019
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Tuesday, June 25 2019

Tuesdays 7:30pm-9:30pm
Scottish Country Dancing in the Park

Everyone welcome. Enjoy the social dancing of Scotland to lively Gaelic music. Join in the fun and learn a new dance. No special attire but bring a folding chair.

Complimentary refreshments available.

Admission: FREE

Location: Montebello Park, 64 Ontario St.

Contact: 647-988-8559
www.rscdsstcatharines.ca
Friday, June 7 2019
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Thursday, June 13 2019

In the Soil Arts Festival

Enjoy an explosion of multidisciplinary artistic talent where theatre, dance, music, visual art, film and literary art come together. Along with a wide variety of artisans and kid friendly activities, there will be "one time audience experiences" that will be unlike anything you have experienced before in the arts and entertainment industry.

Location: Downtown

Contact: www.inthesoil.on.ca
Monday, June 10 2019
9am-2pm
Older Adult Forum and Seniors Day

Have a say about older adult issues in St. Catharines. Then, learn about resources, services and programs at the vendor fair with lots of door prizes. Lunch available for purchase.

Admission: Free

Location: Dunlop Drive Older Adult Centre, 80 Dunlop Dr.

Contact: 905-688-5600
www.stcatharines.ca
Sunday, June 16 2019
2pm
Kiwanis Duck Race

Major fundraiser for area Kiwanis clubs.

Tickets: $5. Available at Avondale stores, at Goodwill stores and from Kiwanis club members.

Location: Dalhousie Yacht Club, Port Dalhousie
Monday, July 1 2019
11am-3pm
Dominion Day Picnic

Bring your picnic lunch and join us for an exciting Canada Day at the Museum.

Admission: by donation.

Location: St. Catharines Museum and Welland Canals Centre, 1932 Welland Canals Pkwy.

Contact: 905-984-8880
www.stcatharinesmuseum.ca
Monday, July 1 2019
noon-4pm
Canada Day Celebration

Fun for the whole family featuring live musical entertainment, crafts, bouncers, rock climber, birthday cake and more.

Admission: Free.

Location: Rennie Park, 60 Lakeport Rd.

Contact: 905-688-5600
www.stcatharines.ca/canadaday
Sunday, July 7 2019
10:30am-1pm
Teddy Bear Picnic

Join us for a morning of fun, history and furry friends! The picnic will feature a look inside the historic mill and home on the property, crafts, games, lunch and more.

There will even be a nurse's station for the minor repair of special friends, so make sure to bring your favourite teddy bear or doll!

Please call to reserve your spot for an un-bear-bly good time.

Admission: $10 per child (3-10 years) and adult; additional adult $10.

Location: Morningstar Mill, 2714 Decew Rd.

Contact: 905-688-5600
www.stcatharinesmuseum.ca
Wednesday, July 10 2019
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Wednesday, July 24 2019

6pm-9pm every Wednesday
Summer Concerts in the Park

Enjoy the sounds of local musicians. Don't forget your lawn chair or blanket!

Concerts take place rain or shine but may be canceled due to severe weather.

Food and refreshments available.

July 10: Jim Yorfido as "A Man in Black" - Johnny Cash Tribute
July 17: Funk RnB Night
July 24: Canadiana/Pop/Alternative with Jessica Wilson at 6pm and The Practically Hip at 7pm

Free Admission.

Location: Montebello Park, 64 Ontario St.

Contact: 905-688-5600
www.stcatharines.ca/summerconcerts
Friday, July 19 2019
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Sunday, July 28 2019

Weekends
Niagara Jazz Festival

The festival combines live jazz with a Niagara experience - food, wine, culture and natural wonders.

Events from St. Catharines to Niagara-on-the-Lake.

Launch is Friday, July 19 with Jazz in the Vineyard at 13th Street Winery. Opening weekend will feature six shows all in the St. Catharines area, including the Mardi Gras-themed show July 20 at the Henley bandstand.

Contact: www.niagarajazzfestival.com
Sunday, August 4 2019
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Sunday, August 25 2019

Sundays 6pm-8pm
Dancing in Montebello

Join us in the pavilion for dancing to popular all-time favourite songs. Please bring a blanket or lawn chair.

Admission: Free

Location: Montebello Park, 64 Ontario St.

Contact: 905-688-5600
www.stcatharines.ca/dancinginmontebello
Sunday, August 18 2019
7:30pm
A Midsummer Night's Dream

Driftwood Theatre presents their take on a Shakespeare classic about four lovers who find themselves bewitched by fairies.

Grab a lawn chair or blanket and join us for an evening of Shakespeare under the stars!

Pay what you can performance.

Location: Mann Raceway

Contact: www.driftwoodtheatre.com

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