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Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Polish Parish August 12 - October 15, 2017

Aug
12

Date: Aug 12, 2017 - Oct 15, 2017

Location: 401 Riverside Drive West

Category: Community Events

Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Polish Parish August 12 - October 15, 2017 / Regular Museum Hours Chimczuk Museum, 401 Riverside Drive W General Admission $5.00 (Family Rate of $15.00), Free to Museum Members and Museum Volunteer Group. Holy Trinity Catholic Polish Parish is commemorating its 100th anniversary with an exhibit at the Chimczuk Museum running August 12-October 15th. The Polish parish, on the corner of Langlois Ave and Elis Street East, has been the spiritual and cultural home for tens of thousands of Poles over the last century.

The Bank Theatre Fundraiser - Graceland

Aug
16

Date: Aug 16, 2017 - Aug 20, 2017

Location: 10 Erie Street South Leamington

Category: Community Events

GRACELAND If you can’t go to Memphis come to GRACELAND by Ellen Byron. Graceland is a play about two women wanting to be the first to enter Elvis Presley’s mansion, Graceland, in June 1982. WHY: Fundraiser for The Bank Theatre Starlight Stage WHEN: 40th anniversary of Elvis’s death Wednesday, August 16, 2017 Doors 7pm Play 7:30pm $25 Elvis Fare by Ray's Ribhouse 8:30 pm Elvis Karaoke with Doug Hunter 9-11pm GRACELAND - play only $10 Thursday, August 17 - 7:30pm, Friday, August 18 - 7:30pm Saturday August 19 - 2:00pm & 7:30pm & Sunday, August 20 - 2:00pm Tickets available at Wharram's Jewellery Ltd and Counter Effects both in Leamington, or online http://graceland.bpt.me/ or call 519-326-8805 Sponsored by the Municipality of Leamington and Counter Effects www.banktheatre.com

Sacrifice & Courage: The Dieppe Raid Remembered August 19 - December 31, 2017 / Regular Museum Hours

Aug
19

Date: Aug 19, 2017 - Dec 31, 2017

Location: 401 Riverside Drive West

Category: Community Events

Sacrifice & Courage: The Dieppe Raid Remembered August 19 - December 31, 2017 / Regular Museum Hours Chimczuk Museum, 401 Riverside Drive W General Admission $5.00 (Family Rate of $15.00), Free to Museum Members and Museum Volunteer Group. This exhibit will mark the 75th anniversary of the Dieppe Raid which took place on August 19th, 1942. The raid was the only large scale assault on the coast of German occupied France prior to the allied landings in Normandy in June 1944. Visit the Chimczuk Museum to learn more about the role Canadian soldiers played in this historic event.

Hop On W.E. Trolley Tour

Aug
20

Date: Aug 20, 2017 - Aug 20, 2017

Location:

Category: Community Events

Hop On W.E. Trolley Tour

Sunday August 20, 2017. Whether you’re a couple looking for a romantic day, an individual looking for an adventure or a small group of friends or family wanting to spend a fun filled afternoon together…Our Hop On Wine Tour is just the thing! This tour visits Beacon Ale House, Oxley Estate Winery and Colchester Ridge Estate Winery.

How it Works
Pick up at selected departure point.
Tour/Tastings and lunch at a pre-arranged number of wineries, sampling wine and delicious local foods.
Return to your pre-arranged drop off point

Pick-Up Locations
11 am Windsor Crossing
11:30 am Ciociaro Club

11 am / 11:30 am, $85
519.738.2224, www.wetrolley.com
Windsor Crossing – 1555 Talbot Rd., LaSalle
Ciociaro Club – 3745 N Talbot Rd., Oldcastle

Start Date: 20170820

End Date: 20170820

WWE SummerSlam @Craft Heads

Aug
20

Date: Aug 20, 2017 - Aug 20, 2017

Location:

Category: Community Events

WWE SummerSlam @Craft Heads

Sunday August 20, 2017. Get fired up with the Superstars of Raw and SmackDown Live for WWE’s biggest party of the summer, SummerSlam! Don’t miss John Cena, Brock Lesnar, Roman Reigns, Jinder Mahal, Braun Strowman, Randy Orton, AJ Styles, Seth Rollins, Naomi, Charlotte Flair, Sasha Banks, Alexa Bliss and all your favorite WWE Superstars compete at the hottest event of the summer. We’ll be showing the Pay Per View on our 4 screens and Butchers on the Block will be on hand serving up all things tasty. Be a child again and watch your favourite superstars entertain…except this time you’ll have a beer in your hands!

Free
226.246.3925, Facebook: CraftHeadsBrewingCompany
Craft Heads Brewing Company – 89 university Ave. W., Windsor

Start Date: 20170820

End Date: 20170820

The Rum Runners Tour

Aug
20

Date: Aug 20, 2017 - Aug 20, 2017

Location:

Category: Community Events

The Rum Runners Tour – SOLD OUT

Sunday August 20, 2017. The Rum Runners Tour takes you back in time to that infamous period known as The Roaring Twenties. This live action tour tells the story of prohibition and Windsor’s connection to Chicago gangsters like Al Capone and Detroit’s Purple Gang. At several locations you’ll disembark the bus to intermingle with the characters and lunch will be served at one of their famous haunts. Enjoy the show!

9:30 am, $79
519.990.5379, www.rumrunnerstour.com
Start Location: Franco’s Restaurant overflow parking lot, located behind 1495 Tecumseh Rd. E., Windsor

Start Date: 20170820

End Date: 20170820

Old Amherstburg Walking Tour – A Journey back in Time

Aug
20

Date: Aug 20, 2017 - Aug 20, 2017

Location:

Category: Community Events

Old Amherstburg Walking Tour – A Journey back in Time

Sunday August 20, 2017. Take a walk into the past with Robert Honor as he shares with you the exciting stories of war and occupation, churches and taverns, fur-traders and more, as told on a walk through the downtown heritage area to Belle Vue. This easy paced, educational and fun tour lasts approx. 2 hours. Reservations recommended.

1 pm – 3 pm, $10
519.736.7737, www.amherstburg.ca
Starting Point Mudpuppy Gallery – 264 Dalhousie St., Amherstburg

Start Date: 20170820

End Date: 20170820

Family Fun Day

Aug
20

Date: Aug 20, 2017 - Aug 20, 2017

Location:

Category: Community Events

Family Fun Day

Sunday August 20, 2017. The St. Clair College Alumni Association is proud to host their 10th Annual Family Fun Day. This FREE event features pony & wagon rides, swimming, vendors, inflatables, the Windsor Spitfires, Zoo 2 You, princesses, a BBQ and so much more! Join us for a day of fun in the sun, to celebrate Alumni & Friends during our 50th anniversary celebrations.

11 am – 4 pm, Free
Free Swimming 1 pm – 4 pm
www.stclaircollege.ca
St. Clair College South Windsor Campus – 2000 Talbot Rd. W., Windsor

Start Date: 20170820

End Date: 20170820

Paint N Paddle Party

Aug
20

Date: Aug 20, 2017 - Aug 20, 2017

Location:

Category: Community Events

Paint N Paddle Party

Sunday August 20, 2017. Jennifer of Different Strokes will guide you thru a sunrise painting session where you will create a painting to take home. After our painting session we will head out for an hour adventure down Little River corridor. Seating is limited. Reservations MUST be made in advance.

$50/p.p., register before August 10 and save $5.
519.300.6382, paddleanywhere.ca or Facebook: Paddle Anywhere
Paddle Anywhere – 892 Riverdale Ave, Windsor

Start Date: 20170820

End Date: 20170820

Swine & Wine

Aug
20

Date: Aug 20, 2017 - Aug 20, 2017

Location:

Category: Community Events

Swine & Wine

Sunday August 20, 2017. The 6th Annual Swine and Wine Competition presented by Eat, Drink, Dine Kingsville will be hosted by Pelee Island Winery. Try some swine, down some wine and groove to live musical entertainment.
Several member restaurants and food service businesses will be serving their best pork dishes to be paired with the wines of Pelee Island Winery. The public is invited to enjoy the swine and wine. In addition, the restaurants will present their best pork dishes to a group of local celebrities who will judge the food. The judges will vote on who will be crowned the Swine and Wine 2017 Champion.
Tickets available at the Pelee Island Winery and participating establishments. Pre-purchased tickets will include a free food voucher. Tickets purchased at the door will NOT include a food voucher. Wine can be purchased by the glass.

12 pm – 5 pm, $10
519.733.6551, www.peleeisland.com
Pelee Island Winery – 455 Seacliff Dr., Kingsville

Start Date: 20170820

End Date: 20170820

10th Annual Family Fun Day

Aug
20

Date: Aug 20, 2017 - Aug 20, 2017

Location: 2000 Talbot Rd. West, Windsor, Ontario, N9A 6S4

Category: Community Events

The St. Clair College Alumni Association is proud to host their 10th Annual Family Fun Day. This FREE event features pony & wagon rides, swimming, vendors, inflatables, the Windsor Spitfires, Zoo 2 You, princesses, a BBQ and so much more! Join us for a day of fun in the sun, to celebrate Alumni & Friends during our 50th anniversary celebrations.

Sundays in the Studio at the Art Gallery of Windsor

Aug
20

Date: Aug 20, 2017 - Aug 20, 2017

Location: 401 Riverside Drive West Windsor, Ontario N9A 7J1

Category: Community Events

Sundays in the Studio at the Art Gallery of Windsor – Join us every Sunday for FREE drop-in workshops led by local artists, presented with the support of Anne Safranyos & family. Join us for a docent-led tour at 2pm. Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult. FREE with $10 Gallery admission.

Solar Eclipse Viewing

Aug
21

Date: Aug 21, 2017 - Aug 21, 2017

Location:

Category: Community Events

Solar Eclipse Viewing

Monday August 21, 2017. Join members of the University of Windsor, Physics and Environmental Studies Department and members of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada to watch the solar eclipse. Mark Lubrick will be holding a talk on solar eclipses and Janet Hart will show you how to make a pinhole camera.

1 pm
Limited solar eclipse glasses available for $3
Riverfront, East of the Ambassador Bridge

Start Date: 20170821

End Date: 20170821

LCBO Classes – August 2017

Aug
22

Date: Aug 22, 2017 - Aug 22, 2017

Location:

Category: Community Events

LCBO Classes – August 2017

A fresh take on summer cocktails, delicious craft beers, and scrumptious seasonal recipes.

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


TUESDAY AUGUST 1, 6:30 – 8:30 PM. ITALIAN FUSION CUISINE – $65 – Chef Eugene Di Rocco, of Caesar’s Windsor, presents a menu that will have your guests begging for more! On the menu: Caprese Tarts; Cherry and Rosemary-braised Veal; and Zabaglio .

WEDNESDAY AUGUST 2, 6:30 – 8:30 PM. DARE TO COMPARE: WHITE WINE A MEDITERRANEAN EXPLORATION – $55 – Join a Product Consultant and discover two distinct white wines from 4 different countries, each pair served with food inspired by that region.

THURSDAY, AUGUST 3, 6:30 – 8:30 PM. CELEBRATE THE CIVIC HOLIDAY IN STYLE – $65 – Chef Rino Bortolin demonstrates dishes, perfect for just chillin’ with friends or family. On the menu: Sambuca Shrimp; “Next Level” Steak and Onion Sandwich; Grilled Fingerling and Feta Potato Salad; and Watermelon and Mint Sorbet.

WEDNESDAY AUGUST 9, 6:30 – 8 PM. CARNIVAL FOOD & SUMMER SIPPERS – $45 – Join us tonight as we feature six carnival-inspired foods, each paired with a drink that epitomizes summer, from beer and coolers to ciders and cocktails.

THURSDAY AUGUST 10, 6:30 – 8:30 PM. FOR THE LOVE OF SPIRIT ENHANCED CHICKEN – $65 – Chef Henry Furtado arrives with a collection of flavourful and imaginative chicken dishes and accompaniments. On the menu: Bourbon-seared Chicken Thighs; Tequila Chicken Breast; and Spiced Whisky Drums and Wings.

TUESDAY AUGUST 15,  6:30 – 8:30 PM. A-MAIZE-ING DISHES – $65 – Chef Fred Sorrell of Green Leaf Specialty Grocer prepares seasonal corn-inspired dishes. On the menu: Light and Fresh Corn and Avocado Salad served with Pepper-roasted Corn Bisque; Corn Fritters; Corn Risotto; and Corn Panna Cotta.

WEDNESDAY AUGUST 16,  6:30 – 8 PM. – NATIONAL RUM DAY PRESENTS: TABLING RUM – $55 – Join a Product Consultant to learn about rum’s production process and its different styles while you enjoy six samples, each paired with an appetizer-sized portion of a six-course meal.

THURSDAY AUGUST 17,  6:30 – 8:30 PM. COOKING WITH HERBS – $65 – Join Chef Pascal Tenthorey and taste sensations of creating this seasonal-inspired menu. On the menu: Chilled Gazpacho Shooter; Thai Grilled Tiger Shrimp with Horseradish Cream; Saffron-infused Chicken Breast with Sweet Potato Gnocchi tossed in Sage Butter and Tabbouleh; and Macerated Strawberry Basil Pavlova.

TUESDAY AUGUST 22,  6:30 – 8:30 PM. AL FRESCO FAVOURITES – $65 – Executive Sous Chef Rajan Mehra of Caesar’s Windsor knows how to please guests with recipes designed to impress at any al fresco gathering. On the menu: Chilled Pea and Chervil Soup with Crème Fraîche; Watermelon and Feta Salad; Salt-and Pepper Chicken Skewers with Royal Potato Salad; and Strawberry and Rhubarb Pavlova.

WEDNESDAY AUGUST 23, 6:30 – 8:30 PM. BUBBLES & BURGERS – $60 – Tonight’s lineup will feature eight sparkling wines covering the many styles from around the world. Each pair of wines will be served with a petite gourmet burger that best complements what those sparklers have to offer.

THURSDAY AUGUST 24, 6:30 – 8:30 PM. TOMATO EXPLOSION – $65 – Executive Corporate Chef Helmut Markert returns to the kitchen to demonstrate all things tomato. On the menu: Heirloom Tomato Caprese Salad; Grilled Shrimp with Zucchini and Tomato; Chicken with Dried Tomato and Garlic Crust served with Gorgonzola Risotto; and Dulce de Tomato with Vanilla Ice Cream. Plus, one lucky registrant will go home with a Zwilling J.A. Henckel 12” chef’s knife (approximate retail value: $45).

TUESDAY AUGUST 29, 6:30 – 8:30 PM. A MEXICAN-ISH NIGHT IN – $65 – Executive Chef and owner Bianca Maria of Ciao Pasta Bar will delight and tempt your senses. On the menu: Spicy Chicken Tortilla Soup; Mango, Peach and Scallop Ceviche; Seared Smoky Flank Steak with Grilled Corn and Avocado Salsa; and Ricotta Cinnamon Churros.

WEDNESDAY AUGUST 30, 6:30 – 8 PM. KILLER REDS FOR BACKYARD ENTERTAINING – $45 – Join a Product Consultant to try six bold, muscular wines. Each of these “monster” red wines will be paired with a dish that sings of summer – something to remember as the evenings grow cooler.

Start Date: 20170822

End Date: 20170824

YQG Talks: Making an Impact

Aug
22

Date: Aug 22, 2017 - Aug 22, 2017

Location:

Category: Community Events

YQG Talks: Making an Impact

Tuesday August 22, 2017. YQG Talks is a monthly event series that showcases business owners, CEO’s, movers and shakers of the Windsor-Essex community. Our focus is to highlight the people who make this city amazing by letting them tell their story.

7 pm
Facebook: YQG Talks
Olde Walkerville Theatre – 1564 Wyandotte Street E., Windsor

Start Date: 20170822

End Date: 20170822

Dinner At The Distillery

Aug
24

Date: Aug 24, 2017 - Aug 24, 2017

Location:

Category: Community Events

Dinner At The Distillery

Thursday August 24, 2017

Enjoy a delicious menu featuring roasted rosemary chicken, penne in vegetarian sauce, salad tossed in Wolfhead Vodka Dressing, rolls and butter (vegetarian/vegan option is available upon request). Doors open at 5pm and dinner will be served at 6pm (come early and enjoy a drink on the patio!). A silent auction will also be available.

5 pm, $40
519.726.1111. Windsor.snapd.com
Wolfhead Distillery – 7781 Howard Avenue, Amherstburg ON

Start Date: 20170824

End Date: 20170824

Escape Room @ Fort Malden

Aug
24

Date: Aug 24, 2017 - Aug 24, 2017

Location:

Category: Community Events

Escape Room @ Fort Malden

Thursday August 24, 2017. Are you cunning enough to escape the Fort’s Barracks? Participate in Fort Malden’s new escape room event and discover if you can decipher the riddles to break out of the soldier’s quarters! Reservations and pre-payment required.

5:30 pm and 7 pm, $24.50
519.736.5416, pc.gc.ca
Fort Malden National Historic Site – 100 Laird Ave. S., Amherstburg

Start Date: 20170824

End Date: 20170824

Marina Patio Night Music

Aug
25

Date: Aug 25, 2017 - Aug 25, 2017

Location:

Category: Community Events

Marina Patio Night Music

Friday August 25, 2017. Join us on the marina patio every Friday, June through September for live outdoor patio music. The Leamington Kinsmen host a cash bar from 7:30pm to 9:30pm. Come out and enjoy the sound of Dale Butler & Friends, while overlooking beautiful Lake Erie. Supported by the Municipality of Leamington; donation for the performers at your discretion.

7:30 pm – 9:30 pm, donation by choice
www.lemington.ca
Leamington Marina – 90 Robson Rd, Leamington

Start Date: 20170825

End Date: 20170825

The Little Mermaid: The Musical

Aug
25

Date: Aug 25, 2017 - Aug 25, 2017

Location:

Category: Community Events

The Little Mermaid: The Musical

Friday August 25, 2017. The show is a musical inspired by Andersen’s tale “The Little Mermaid”. Join your children’s favourite mermaid on a fantastic journey underwater! Meet tons of endearing sea creatures and get ready to sing and dance to fun and exotic new rhythms!

3 pm and 7 pm, $30 and up
519.973.1238 Ext 3, www.capitoltheatrewindsor.ca
Capitol Theatre – 121 University Ave. W., Windsor

Start Date: 20170825

End Date: 20170825

Gene Simmons & His Band

Aug
25

Date: Aug 25, 2017 - Aug 25, 2017

Location:

Category: Community Events

Gene Simmons  & His Band

Friday August 25, 2017. Caesars Windsor is thrilled to welcome legendary rock star and co-founder of KISS, Gene Simmons & His Band on their first ever solo tour, performing on The Colosseum stage! Hear all of your favourite KISS hits performed by Simmons and His Band including “Rock and Roll All Nite”, “Detroit Rock City” and “I Was Made for Lovin’ You” as well as classic covers and Simmons’ original solo songs “Radioactive”, “Living in Sin” and “See You Tonight”. Rock and roll all night with Gene Simmons & His Band live!

9 pm, $30 and up
1.800.991.7777, caesarswindsor.com
Caesars Windsor, Colosseum – 377 Riverside Dr. E., Windsor

Start Date: 20170825

End Date: 20170825

5th Annual Movie Night in the Park

Aug
25

Date: Aug 25, 2017 - Aug 25, 2017

Location:

Category: Community Events

5th Annual Movie Night in the Park

Friday, August 25th, 2017. Community Living Windsor invites you to come out and enjoy a Movie Night in the park with friends! You bring your family and a blanket, and let Community Living Windsor bring the movie and the popcorn. This is an all-ages (family) event and everyone is welcome!

Featured film: The Secret Life Of Pets

8 pm – 11 pm, Admission: 1 canned good for the Windsor Downtown Mission
519.974.4221, Facebook: Community Living Windsor 
Willistead Park – 1899 Niagara St, Windsor ON N8Y 1K3

 

Start Date: 20170825

End Date: 20170825

Hop On W.E. Trolley Tour

Aug
26

Date: Aug 26, 2017 - Aug 26, 2017

Location:

Category: Community Events

Hop On W.E. Trolley Tour

Saturday August 26, 2017. Whether you’re a couple looking for a romantic day, an individual looking for an adventure or a small group of friends or family wanting to spend a fun filled afternoon together…Our Hop On Wine Tour is just the thing! This tour visits Thompson House, Wolfhead Distillery and Muscedere Vineyards.

How it Works
Pick up at selected departure point.
Tour/Tastings and lunch at a pre-arranged number of wineries, sampling wine and delicious local foods.
Return to your pre-arranged drop off point

Pick-Up Locations
11 am Windsor Crossing
11:30 am Ciociaro Club

11 am / 11:30 am, $85
519.738.2224, www.wetrolley.com
Windsor Crossing – 1555 Talbot Rd., LaSalle
Ciociaro Club – 3745 N Talbot Rd., Oldcastle

Start Date: 20170826

End Date: 20170826

Open Air Cinema: Back to the Future

Aug
26

Date: Aug 26, 2017 - Aug 26, 2017

Location:

Category: Community Events

Open Air Cinema: Back to the Future

Saturday August 26, 2017. Join us for Back to the Future! Bring your lawn chair or blanket. Pop corn, chips and pop available for $1.

8:45 pm, Free
www.filmcampforkids.com
Vision Corridor, Beside the Art Gallery of Windsor – 401 Riverside Dr W, Windsor

Start Date: 20170826

End Date: 20170826

Boarder City Brawlers – Roller Derby Season Closer

Aug
26

Date: Aug 26, 2017 - Aug 26, 2017

Location:

Category: Community Events

Boarder City Brawlers – Roller Derby Season Closer

Saturday August 26, 2017. The Border City Brawlers Allstars will be taking on Ann Arbor Derby Dime’s Ypsilanti Vigilantes. Spectators 18+ may sit track side. Spectators are welcome to bring their own camping/lawn chairs and/or blankets to sit trackside.

Doors at 4 pm, $10/Adult, Free/Kids 12 and under
www.bordercitybrawlers.com
Location TBD

Start Date: 20170826

End Date: 20170826

WSO Free Summer Concerts

Aug
26

Date: Aug 26, 2017 - Aug 26, 2017

Location:

Category: Community Events

WSO Free Summer Concerts

Saturday, August 26, 2017. Be sure to bring your lawn chairs, blankets, friends, family even a picnic dinner!  Come enjoy a woodwind quintet.

Please note: weather may affect our outdoor concerts. Check our Facebook page for the latest updates if it appears bad weather may impact our performance. 

6:30 pm, Free admission
519.973.1238, www.windsorsymphony.com
Colchester Harbour Beach – 100 Jackson St, Essex

Start Date: 20170826

End Date: 20170826