Variety is the spice of life in York Region this weekend
Callimachus – Until May 15
This dark yet comedic play will be presented as an interactive live performance/video experience. We begin at the Newmarket Library where audience members retrieve an iPad. With the help of a Shadowpath guide, they’ll pick up the action with live actors along Main Street until they end at a secret location. For more information, please click here.
Plant and pop-up art sale at King Heritage & Cultural Centre – May 14
On Saturday, May 14, Arts Society King and the Nobleton King City Garden Club present Spring Blooms – plant and pop-up art sale at the King Heritage & Cultural Centre from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Garden Club will be selling locally grown plants and garden accessories outdoors on the beautiful grounds. Indoors, in the historic Laskay Hall, artworks by a dozen local artists will be on display for show and sale. Come be inspired! For more information, please click here.
Sidewalkable Saturday – May 14
Schomberg Main Street businesses are bringing their stores to the sidewalk. Come ready to shop, eat, drink, and enjoy some fun activities. Join them Saturday May 14th from 10:00 a.m – 4:00 p.m for Schomberg’s first-ever Sidewalkable Saturday. Live music, face painting and balloon twisting, undeniable sidewalk sales, sidewalk food specials & more all happening on Schomberg Main Street! For more information, please click here.
Super Sidewalk Spring Market – May 14
Welcome Spring in The Village of Stouffville with a Super Sidewalk Spring Market!! Businesses up and down the main street will be showcasing their wares outside so everyone can soak up the beautiful spring weather. For more information, please click here.
Spring Fling @ The Mill Pond Gallery Art Exhibition and Sale – May 14/ 15
It’s time for our annual Spring Fling Group show. Enjoy our gallery walls full of colourful, bright, original artwork in many styles and mediums. Bring a friend. Meet some artists. Located in the heart of Richmond Hill across from beautiful Mill Pond Park. All welcome, no admission fee. Gallery Hours: Saturdays and Sundays – 11:00 am to 5:00 pm. For more information, please click here.
The Emperor – May 14
“The Emperor”. Power. Greed. Love. Forgiveness: Traits that embody the best and worst leaders, of past and present. Join the York Chamber Ensemble while exploring the tale of the merciful Titus, in Mozart’s “Overture to La Clemenza di Tito”. Fourteen-year-old local piano sensation Jarmin Weng joins the full orchestra (including wind players) in a performance of Beethoven’s last Piano Concerto No. 5, nicknamed “Emperor”. Viennese composer Strauss Jr. unites nations with his “Emperor Waltz”: a musical toast to friendship. For more information, please click here.
Family Sundays at the McMichael – May 15
FREE WITH GALLERY ADMISSION
Every third Sunday of the month is Family Sunday at the McMichael! Join us all day long for drop-in hands-on art workshops, interactive tours and storytelling circles created just for families. Each Family Sunday has a different theme and a special performance at 2 pm so join for one or try them all! Sunday, May 15: SPRINGTIME SONGFEST. For more information, please click here.