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Windsor Express Schedule!

Dec
30

Date: Dec 30, 2016 - Apr 28, 2017

Location: WFCU Centre, 8787 McHugh St

Category: Community Events

Friday December 30 (7:00pm) vs. Orangeville - home opener! Friday January 13 (7:00pm) vs. Kitchener-Waterloo (KW) Wednesday January 18 (7:00pm) vs. London Friday January 20 (7:00pm) vs. KW Wednesday January 25 (7:00pm) vs. Orangeville Wednesday February 1 (7:00pm) vs. Orangeville Friday February 3 (7:00pm) vs. Moncton Wednesday February 8 (8:00pm) vs. KW @ Caesars Windsor Sunday February 12 (2:00pm) vs. KW Friday February 17 (7:00pm) vs. Cape Breton Sunday February 19 (2:00pm) vs. Niagara Saturday February 25 (7:00pm) vs. Niagara Wednesday March 8 (7:00pm) vs. London Wednesday March 15 (7:00pm) vs. Niagara Wednesday March 22 (7:00pm) vs. Orangeville Wednesday April 5 (7:00pm) vs. Niagara Saturday April 8 (7:00pm) vs. Saint John Sunday April 23 (2:00pm) vs. London Wednesday April 26 (7:00) vs. Island Friday April 28 (7:00) vs. Halifax

New Exhibit! Fakes & Forgeries – Yesterday and Today

Jan
24

Date: Jan 24, 2017 - May 28, 2017

Location: 401 Riverside Drive West

Category: Community Events

General Admission $5.00 (Family Rate of $15.00), Free to Museum Members and Museum Volunteer Group Experience this new travelling exhibit from the Royal Ontario Museum that explores forgeries and the length forgers will take to deceive the public. This interactive exhibit features all kinds of real and fake objects from historical and cultural artifacts to household items and brand names. Learn how to tell a fake from an authentic item and have fun trying to guess which objects are the real deal. School programming available.

New Exhibit! Road to Freedom and the Civil War

Feb
02

Date: Feb 02, 2017 - Apr 01, 2017

Location: 401 Riverside Drive West

Category: Community Events

General Admission $5.00 (Family Rate of $15.00), Free to Museum Members and Museum Volunteer Group Photographer Tod Ainslie has been documenting the sites associated with the Underground Railroad and the abolition of slavery with a pinhole camera. Despite the lack of a presence of people, the sites remain, and through them the important stories of these people and the events that happened can be told.

New Exhibit! The Windsor Spitfires in Jerseys

Feb
18

Date: Feb 18, 2017 - Jul 01, 2017

Location: 401 Riverside Drive West

Category: Community Events

General Admission $5.00 (Family Rate of $15.00), Free to Museum Members and Museum Volunteer Group The current incarnation of the Windsor Spitfires hockey franchise began its first season in the Ontario Major Junior Hockey League (OMJHL) on September 25, 1975. Throughout its recent history the Windsor Spitfires have undergone a number of changes to the style of jerseys they wear on the ice. This exhibit will showcase a small sample of jerseys the Spitfires have worn. Spitfire ephemera, photographs and textiles from the 1970s to 1990s will also be displayed. www.museumwindsor.ca

LinkedIn 101: A 3 Step Guide To Getting The Most Out of LinkedIn

Mar
27

Date: Mar 27, 2017 - Mar 27, 2017

Location: Essex Branch Library 35 Gosfield Townline West Essex, ON N8M 0A1

Category: Community Events

Whether you’re going into college or have been in the workforce for years, LinkedIn can be a very beneficial tool for you! In this session you will learn how to create your own profile account, how to tailor your profile to your own profession and how to make the most of all the benefits LinkedIn offers. This event will include a talk and Q&A at the end. It is recommended that you bring a laptop (and library card if you have one to connect to the internet), so we can offer immediate help in building your LinkedIn profile and to answer any questions you might have. Be sure to get your tickets ASAP. There's limitted seats!

LCBO Classes – March 2017

Mar
28

Date: Mar 28, 2017 - Mar 28, 2017

Location:

Category: Community Events

LCBO Classes – March 2017

Embrace winter’s s cold-weather comforts by signing up for something new!

519.972.1772, www.lcbo.com
LCBO The Roundhouse Centre – 3165 Howard Ave., Windsor


Wednesday March 1, 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm. CALIFORNIA DREAMING – $40 – Follow the path through history to discover the rich evolution of viticulture in California. An expert Product Consultant will choose six wines that best illustrate today’s California wines, and how they may be different from those of their ancestry.

Thursday March 2, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm. FROM THE MEDITERRANEAN BISTRO – $65 – Chef Rafe Hanna of La Guardia Cucina Italiana is featuring delicious and authentic Mediterranean-inspired dishes. On the menu: Fattoush Salad; Roasted Red Pepper Hummus; Chicken Malai Tikka on Skewers; and Homemade Turkish Coffee Cheesecake.

Friday March 3, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm. TABLING CREEKSIDE WINES – $40- Join us tonight as a representative from Creekside Winery to talk about the winery’s short but prominent history, as well as what makes it unique. Sample six of their wines, each paired with a mini course of a six-course meal.

Tuesday March 7, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm. LEBANESE DELIGHTS – $65 – Jules Mailloux, of The BBQ Den, presents a collection of palate-pleasing Lebanese-inspired dishes. On the menu: Lebanese Lamb Flat Bread; Falafel; Beef Shawarma; and Baklava.

Wednesday March 8, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm. WHAT’S ON TAP? CRAFT BEER & PUB GRUB – $45 – Sourcing from small breweries across Canada, an expert Product Consultant will choose eight beers to be sampled in pairs. Each pair will be served with traditional pub grub.

Thursday March 9, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm. A NIGHT IN TUSCANY – $65- Personal Chef Giuseppe Piruzza, celebrates the bounty of Tuscany in an unforgettable evening of great food, fun and drinks. On the menu: Antipasti; Classic Panzanella Salad; Papardelle Firenza; Citrus Sorbet; Filetto di Manzo; and Tiramisu.

Friday March 10, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm. CONSTELLATION BRANDS: DARE TO COMPARE CALIFORNIA & NEW ZEALAND WINES – $40 – Christy MacDonald of Constellation Brands serves up four pairings of wines from Robert Mondavi and Kim Crawford. Each pairing will feature one California and one New Zealand wine, matched with a delicious menu item.

Tuesday March 14, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm. RECIPE FOR A COLD DAY – $65 – Chef Wes van Beek of Fourteen Restaurant & Sky Lounge shows you downto-earth dishes designed to warm your insides on a cold winter’s day. On the menu: Kale Caesar Salad; The “Easiest Tomato Soup Ever;” Beef Bourguignon; and Preserved Strawberry Bread Pudding.

Wednesday March 15, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm. DARE TO COMPARE: TEQUILA, COCKTAILS & TEX-MEX – $55 –  Tonight, learn about the four distinct styles of tequilas, sampling one of each, then try each of those made into a cocktail that best suits its qualities. Each of these pairs will be matched with a Tex-Mex dish.

Thursday March 16, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm. FLAMBÉ: CLASSIC LIQUEUR RECIPES WITH A “TWIST” – $65 – Chef Benjamin LeBlancBeaudoin, of the Iron Kettle Bed & Breakfast, brings fun and fabulous foods to the kitchen. On the menu: Saganaki Appetizers; Pimm’s No 1 Cup Salad; Sweet Potato Gnocchi; and Classic Bananas Foster.

Tuesday March 21, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm. OKEY DOKEY ARTICHOKEY – $65 – Learn all about this under-used vegetable with Chef Lisa Powers, and experience a delicious array of artichoke based dishes. On the menu: Artichoke Ceviche; Lobster and Artichoke Baked Dip; Chicken Scallopine with Artichokes; and Mango UpsideDown Cake.

Wednesday March 22, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm. CIDERS & PORK – $45 – Tonight, an expert Product Consultant will discuss how cider is made, and the differences between four pairs of ciders, each pairing matched with a scrumptious pork dish.

Thursday March 23, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm. SPRING HAS SPRUNG – $65 – Chef Pascal Tenthorey will educate and entertain you with this menu infused with a hint of exotic flavourings. On the menu: Soba Noodle Bowl with Tiger Prawns; Seared Duck Breast, Thai Rice; and Hot Toddy and Caramel Soufflé.

Friday March 24, 6 pm – 9 pm. MEDITERRANEAN INFUSION – $90 – Executive Chef Joe Ciliberto and Sous Chef Rafe Hanna of La Guardia Cucina Italiana combine forces to bring you, delicious and fun evening of foods. On the menu: Mediterranean Lentil Soup; Four-Cheese Mediterranean Spring Roll; Pancetta-wrapped Chicken Breast; Berry Panna Cotta; and more!

Tuesday March 28, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm. PREVIEW TO SPRING – $65 – Chef David Courtney of Caesar’s Windsor knows that great foods, company and beverages help to pave the way to warmer spring days ahead!  On the menu: Roasted Beet and Goat’s Cheese Salad; Roasted Pork Loin, Blue Cheese-mashed Potatoes; and Bourbonsoaked Bread Pudding.

Wednesday March 29, 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm. SANGRIA MANIA – $30 – Tonight an expert Product Consultant will stir up six distinct and lively Sangria drinks sure to please and carry you into the warm weather promised ahead.

Thursday March 30, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm. CALIFORNIA DREAMIN’ – $65 –  Chef Jennifer Hillis impresses with laidback California-style dining. On the menu: Beet and Blueberry Bruschetta; Shrimp Tacos; Seared Tuna; and Basil-Lime Berry Shortcakes.

Start Date: 20170328

End Date: 20170330

Windsor Spitfires Playoff Game – Round 1

Mar
28

Date: Mar 28, 2017 - Mar 28, 2017

Location:

Category: Community Events

Windsor Spitfires Playoff Game – Round 1

Tuesday March 28, 2017. OHL Playoff Hockey. The rivalry continues as the Spitfires face the London Knights in Round One of the 2017 Playoffs. The Windsor Spitfires are among the oldest teams operating in the Ontario Hockey League. The team has been thrilling hockey fans in Windsor and Essex County with its exciting brand of Junior hockey for over 35 years.

7:05 pm, $18 and up
1.866.969.9328, www.windsorspitfires.com
WFCU Centre – 8787 McHugh St, Windsor

Start Date: 20170328

End Date: 20170328

CC and Music: The Last Edition

Mar
28

Date: Mar 28, 2017 - Mar 28, 2017

Location:

Category: Community Events

CC and Music: The Last Edition

Tuesday March 28, 2017

The final performance of the Canadian Club Whisky and Music series as produced by Nadine Deleury and Karen Smallwood. Join us for an intimate evening of drinks, food, and music. Admission includes Canadian Club Whisky specialty cocktails and hors d’oeuvres by Mimmo of Koolini Italian Eatery. “Tastings with Tish” Canadian Club Whisky tastings will accompany musical selections. Live performances by members of the Michigan Opera Theatre Orchestra. Musicians: Laura Larson, Velda Kelly, Laura Roelofs, Amy Ley and Nadine Deleury. A special surprise grand finale performance is included. Tickets are very limited. Advance purchase only.

7 pm, $30
519.977.2065, eventbrite.ca
Canadian Club Brand Center – 2072 Riverside Drive East, Windsor, ON

 

Start Date: 20170328

End Date: 20170328

Cabernet & Caberet

Mar
29

Date: Mar 29, 2017 - Mar 29, 2017

Location:

Category: Community Events

Cabernet & Caberet

Wednesday March 29, 2017. Fantastic food and music – with a twist! Guests will enjoy fabulous food prepared by chef John Kukucka, and an evening of entertainment hosted by Maestro Robert Franz.

6:30 pm, $125
519.973.1238, www.windsorsymphony.com
Essex Golf & Country Club Windsor – 7555 Matchette Rd, Windsor

Start Date: 20170329

End Date: 20170329

Boy Band Night

Mar
30

Date: Mar 30, 2017 - Mar 30, 2017

Location:

Category: Community Events

Boy Band Night

Thursday March 30, 2017. $100 Lip Sync Battle! $2 Whiskeys till Midnight $7 Draft Pitchers, Live Music at 8 pm and DJ & Dancing at 11 pm

For Reservations / Guest List text 226.350.2582
519.258.3291, Facebook:PubClubWindsor
The PubClub – 527 Ouellette Ave., Windsor

Start Date: 20170330

End Date: 20170330

Sip & Paint

Mar
30

Date: Mar 30, 2017 - Mar 30, 2017

Location:

Category: Community Events

Sip & Paint

Thursday March 30, 2017. Join us for an evening of wine and painting. Participants will be guided through an introduction to the foundations of visual arts through painting techniques. Included in your ticket is a complimentary glass of wine, snacks and all necessary materials for an enjoyable evening. Your ticket also includes admission to the Gallery’s exhibitions. Tickets are limited, so RSVP as soon as possible! ages 19+

This week’s workshop will focus on acrylic painting with featured artist, Talysha Bujold-Abu.

6 pm – 8 pm, $50
519.977.0013, www.agw.ca
Art Gallery of Windsor – 401 Riverside Dr. W., Windsor

Start Date: 20170330

End Date: 20170330

Windsor Spitfires Playoff Game – Round 1

Mar
30

Date: Mar 30, 2017 - Mar 30, 2017

Location:

Category: Community Events

Windsor Spitfires Playoff Game – Round 1

Thursday March 30, 2017. OHL Playoff Hockey. The rivalry continues as the Spitfires face the London Knights in Round One of the 2017 Playoffs. The Windsor Spitfires are among the oldest teams operating in the Ontario Hockey League. The team has been thrilling hockey fans in Windsor and Essex County with its exciting brand of Junior hockey for over 35 years.

7:05 pm, $18 and up
1.866.969.9328, www.windsorspitfires.com
WFCU Centre – 8787 McHugh St, Windsor

Start Date: 20170330

End Date: 20170330

Huttch @ Walkerville Brewery

Mar
31

Date: Mar 31, 2017 - Mar 31, 2017

Location:

Category: Community Events

Huttch @ Walkerville Brewery

Friday March 31, 2017

Local band HUTTCH (Voted Best Band in the Windsor Independent “Best of Windsor” Awards) will be performing with an opening act from The Kerouacs.

9 pm, $7
519.254.6067, eventbrite.ca
Walkerville Brewery – 525 Argyle Road, Windsor ON

Start Date: 20170331

End Date: 20170331

Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune

Mar
31

Date: Mar 31, 2017 - Mar 31, 2017

Location:

Category: Community Events

Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune

Friday March 31 and Saturday April 1, 2017. From the same creative minds that brought you the highly appraised ‘Fool For Love’ last June, Elinore Price and Matt Maenpaa invite you to peak in on their first date in Terrance McNallys ”Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune’ presented by Dietrich Productions.
After two lonely hearts, Frankie, a waitress, and Johnny, a short order cook, take a tumble into bed on their first date, Johnny is certain he has found his soul mate. As the night unfolds they slowly begin to reveal themselves to each other cautiously pondering if this is the start of a new relationship.

Also playing April 6 – 8, 13 – 15 & 20 – 22

8 pm, $25
519.564.8944, Facebook:ShoArt,Spirit,&Performance
Sho, Art, Spirit & Performance – 628 Monmouth Rd., Windsor

Start Date: 20170331

End Date: 20170401

The Great Detroit Documentary

Mar
31

Date: Mar 31, 2017 - Mar 31, 2017

Location:

Category: Community Events

The Great Detroit Documentary

Friday March 31 & Saturday April 1, 2017. The documentary film examines Detroit from a positive perspective. It includes 55 interviewees to cover a little of everything including the history of the Detroit/Windsor tunnel, Ambassador bridge, Belle Isle, our Detroit boarders Canada and so much more. The film starts with how and why Detroit was founded and ends with the plans for a brighter future.

75 minutes run time. Suitable for all ages.

$15, Fri Reception 6 pm, Film Starts 6:40 pm, Sat 2 pm
519.255.9538, Facebook: The Great Detroit
Mackenzie Hall Cultural Centre – 3277 Sandwich St. W., Windsor

Start Date: 20170331

End Date: 20170401

Paint with Pelee

Mar
31

Date: Mar 31, 2017 - Mar 31, 2017

Location:

Category: Community Events

Paint with Pelee

Friday March 31, 2017. A Little Paint, A little wine, a whole lot of fun…. No experience is necessary. Cost includes all materials and wine tasting.

7 pm, $50
519.733.6551, Facebook: Paint with Pelee-March 2017 Class
Pelee Island Winery – 455 Seacliff Dr., Kingsville

Start Date: 20170331

End Date: 20170331

First Steamworks: 2017 Windsor Essex Great Lakes Event

Mar
31

Date: Mar 31, 2017 - Mar 31, 2017

Location:

Category: Community Events

First Steamworks: 2017 Windsor Essex Great Lakes Event

Friday March 31 – Saturday April 1, 2017. Teams from all over the world come to compete at Canada’s largest FRC Regional! St Clair College provides the teams with access to a huge assortment of world class machinery, and the support and technical abilities of world class technicians and machinists. Competition and Cooperation come together at the these events to bring the robots and teams to a higher level of coopertition.

Sporting competitions seem to be what we obsess over, frankly. So if we can put engineering, science, technology into a format of healthy, fun competition, we can attract all sorts of kids that might not see the kind of activity we do as accessible or rewarding. – Dean Kamen

519.966.1656, www.windsoressexfirst.org
St Clair College – 2000 Talbot Road West, Windsor

Start Date: 20170331

End Date: 20170401

Vanya And Sonia And Masha And Spike

Mar
31

Date: Mar 31, 2017 - Mar 31, 2017

Location:

Category: Community Events

Vanya And Sonia And Masha And Spike

March 31 – April 2, 2017. Nominated for six Tony Awards, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike is one of the most lauded and beloved Broadway plays of recent years. Vanya and his adopted sister Sonia live a quiet life in the Pennsylvania farmhouse where they grew up, but their peace is disturbed when their movie star sister Masha returns unannounced with her twenty-something boy toy, Spike. A weekend of rivalry, regret and raucousness begins!

Other show dates: April 6 – 8 & April 13 – 15

Thurs – Sat 8 pm, Sun 2 pm, $15/Adult, $12/Senior, $10/Student
519.562.33.94, www.kordazone.com
Kordazone Theatre – 2520 Seminole St., Windsor

 

 

Start Date: 20170331

End Date: 20170402

Bedtime Stories – University Players

Mar
31

Date: Mar 31, 2017 - Mar 31, 2017

Location:

Category: Community Events

Bedtime Stories – University Players

March 31 – April 2 & April 5 – 9, 2017. A wildly funny adult comedy of life behind bedroom doors. Six hilarious tales, linked by one racy radio broadcast, feature an ambitious radio shock jock, a responsible, middle-aged couple, a woman visiting a dying man she snubbed years ago, two bumbling burglars, a rock star’s young groupie, and an accident-prone stripper. A brilliant reminder of the strength of love and friendship by Canada’s most popular playwright.

Mild adult language and themes

Wed – Sat 8 pm, Sat & Sun 2 pm; $13 – $22/Adult, $8/University of Windsor Student, $5/Youth
519.253.3000 x2808, www.UniversityPlayers.com 
Essex Hall Theatre – 401 Sunset Ave., Windsor

Start Date: 20170331

End Date: 20170402

2017 Speedo Can Am Para-Swimming Championships

Mar
31

Date: Mar 31, 2017 - Mar 31, 2017

Location:

Category: Community Events

2017 Speedo Can Am Para-Swimming Championships

Friday March 31 – Sunday April 2, 2017. Swimming Canada partners with U.S. Paralympics on the Speedo Can Am Para-swimming Championships. This event brings together the best Para-swimmers from both Canada and the United States, and often other international competitors.

9:30 am, 6 pm(finals)
519.974.2782, www.swimming.ca
Windsor International Aquatic and Training Centre – 401 Pitt St. W., Windsor

Start Date: 20170331

End Date: 20170402

P.D. Day at Museum Windsor

Mar
31

Date: Mar 31, 2017 - Mar 31, 2017

Location: 401 Riverside Drive West

Category: Community Events

General admission $5.00 (family rate of $15.00), Free to Museum Members and Museum Volunteer Group Looking for something to do with the kids on a P.D. Day? Stop by the Chimczuk Museum to enjoy our interactive exhibits and children’s gallery filled with musical instruments, crafts, and dress up. It’s a great location to spend an afternoon.

University Players presents "Bedtime Stories"

Mar
31

Date: Mar 31, 2017 - Apr 09, 2017

Location: Essex Hall Theatre, University of Windsor campus, Wyandotte & Patricia Ave.

Category: Community Events

A wildly funny comedy of life behind bedroom doors. Six hilarious tales linked by one racy radio broadcast feature an ambitious radio shock jock, a responsible middle-aged couple, a woman visiting a dying man she snubbed years ago, two bumbling burglars, a rock star’s young groupie, and an accident-prone stripper. A brilliant reminder of the strength of love and friendship by Canada’s most popular playwright. Mild adult language and themes PERFORMANCE DATES & TIMES: Mar 31-Apr 2, Apr 5-9, 2017. Wed - Sat performances are at 8 p.m. Sat and Sun matinees are at 2 p.m. TICKETS: $8-22 PURCHASE: Online: www.UniversityPlayers.com By phone: 519-253-3000 ext. 2808

Candide Suite

Apr
01

Date: Apr 01, 2017 - Apr 01, 2017

Location:

Category: Community Events

Candide Suite

Saturday April 1, 2016. The Windsor Symphony Orchestra presents musical interpretations of great literary works. This evening opens with Mendelssohn and Shakespeare. Canadian John Estacio invokes Dylan Thomas in Light Eternal. And a concert version of Leonard Bernstein’s famous Candide Suite presented with the WSO Chorus and soloists.

Pre-concert talk 7 pm

8 pm, $40 and up
519.973.1238, www.windsorsymphony.com
The Capitol Theatre – 121 University Ave. W., Windsor

Start Date: 20170401

End Date: 20170401

Bockbier Festival

Apr
01

Date: Apr 01, 2017 - Apr 01, 2017

Location:

Category: Community Events

Bockbier Festival

Saturday April 1, 2017. The Annual Bockbier Festival featuring Bavarian Monk brewed Paulaner Salvator Double Bock Beer. Enjoy this special German bottom-fermented Doppelbock-Bier that unites the finest hops and dark barley malt. The Paulaner monks served Salvator as a replacement for food at Lent. Their most famous brewer was Brother Barnabas, who was the head of the Paulaner monastery brewery starting from 1773. Dinner includes a delicious salad, biergulasch with bread dumpling, strudel, coffee and tea. Live music performed by Siasswasser Tanzlmusi will have everyone dancing and singing along.

6 pm, $25
519.915.9821, www.heimatwindsor.wix.com
Heimat Windsor Banquet Centre – 1367 Drouillard Rd., Windsor

Start Date: 20170401

End Date: 20170401

Just For Laughs Road Show

Apr
01

Date: Apr 01, 2017 - Apr 01, 2017

Location:

Category: Community Events

Just For Laughs Road Show

Saturday April 1, 2017. After several years, Just For Laughs is coming back to the Chrysler Theatre! Don’t miss seeing some of the best stand-up comics from the world’s largest and most prestigious comedy festival, when the 14th edition of the Just for Laughs Road Show comes to Windsor!

8 pm, $35 & $45
519.252.6579, www.chryslertheatre.com
Chrysler Theatre – 201 Riverside Dr. W., Windsor

 

Start Date: 20170401

End Date: 20170401