Three Things to do the weekend is a varied sampling of what to be at this weekend, featuring things we haven’t already covered this week. For more options, visit our add-you-own events page.
Ladies of Jazz – Linda Jaine and Kate Hopkins
Saturday 7:00pm – 11:30pm @ The Fifth Ticket
As part of the 2017 Wreckhouse International Jazz and Blues Festival, Linda Jaine (Kronic, Funk Island) and Kate Hopkins (Jazz East Big Band, The Quintessential Vocal Ensemble, The Jimmy Thomson Quartet, The Brad Jefford Trio) are playing a free show at The Fifth Ticket this Friday.
Wreckhouse is also hosting a discussion panel at The Fifth Ticket the following morning on being a woman in the Canadian Jazz and Blues scene. The panel will feature Heather Bambrick, Barbra Lica, Janet Cull, and Mary Barry.
Volanti – Flying
Sunday 7:00pm – 9:00pm @ The Arts and Culture Centre
This unique performance is a collaboration of Lady Cove Women’s Choir, IFLY Aerial Arts, Circus Artist and Aerialist Tanya Burka, and the Kittiwake Dance Theatre. The show will feature aerial artists performing on silks, hoops, and trapeze accompanied by live choral music.
There will be a family-friendly preshow on the upper-concourse of the Arts and Culture Centre with performances by IFLY Aerial Arts’ Senior Performance Troupe, face painting, crafts, and a photo booth.
It’s duck racing time again! This Sunday 2,500 rubber duckies will float down Rennie’s River. For $10.00 you can sponsor a duck (the fastest duck will win a grand prize of $3500), or you can just find a place on the riverbank to hunker down and take in the fun for free.There will be a BBQ, a bouncy castle, and games for kids at the Fluvarium during the event. All ticket purchases will go toward the Fluvarium’s 2018 Environmental Education Programs.