Tourism Thunder Bay Newsletter

Volume: 5 Issue: 11

IN THIS ISSUE:


November Events Not to be Missed

Thunder Bay Symphony Performances
The Thunder Bay Symphony Orchestra will be holding the following events in November. For more information, visit www.tbso.ca

  • Nov 8 – TBSO Masterworks II: Four Masters
  • Nov 16 & 17 – TBSO Cabaret I: Interwoven Roots
  • Nov 23 – TBSO Special: Ben Heppner with TBSO

Thunder Bay Community Auditorium Proudly Presents

  • Oct 31 & Nov 1– Rock of Ages
  • Nov 2 – Jim Cuddy
  • Nov 3 – A Wine Affair
  • Nov 7 – HellYeah
  • Nov 9 – Abba Mania
  • Nov 10 – Daylin James E.L.V.I.S - The Legend Lives
  • Nov 15 – A Little Bit Zombie
  • Nov 30 – FWMC: A Prelude to Christmas

Visit www.tbca.com or call (807) 684-4444 for more information.

Magnus Theatre November Performances
Magnus Theatre will be holding the following performances in November. For more information, visit www.magnus.on.ca.

  • Until Nov 3 – Freedom 85
  • Nov 22-Dec 8 – Completely Hollywood (Abridged)

24th Annual Wedding Wishes Formal Fair
The Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce presents their 24th annual Wedding Wishes Formal Fair on Sunday, Nov 4 at the Valhalla Inn.  Doors open at 11:30am for a day full of fashion shows and over 100 exhibits. Bridal grand prize package valued at more than $10,000 will be awarded at 4:30 upon show closing. For more information,visit www.tbchamber.ca or call (807) 624-2622.

Cambrian Players Presents “Lend Me A Tenor”
On Nov 8-10 and 14-17, Cambrian Players presents Ken Ludwig’s “Lend Me A Tenor” at the Paramount Theatre at  24 S Court St. All shows are at 8pm. Tickets are $20 at the door. Preview night Nov 8 $15, and Bring a Friend Nov 14 $10. For more information, visit www.cambrianplayers.ca

22nd Annual Christmas Parade
On Nov 17, get into the Christmas spirit as you enjoy numerous floats, including Santa and Mrs Claus. Find a spot on Memorial Avenue and enjoy the 22nd annual Christmas Parade as it passes you. The parade starts at 10am at the Thunder Bay Community Auditorium and travels down Memorial Ave ending at the CLE Grounds. There is a meet and greet with Santa after the Parade in the Heritage Building.


Thunder Bay's Waterfront - Prince Arthur's Landing

Experience Prince Arthur’s Landing at Marina Park with so many new activities now open to the public. In the Baggage Building visitors can admire and purchase works by local artisans in the Gift Shop Gallery. For more information, call (807) 684-2080.

Experience the City’s outdoor art gallery at the waterfront. Download the Waterfront Public Art Walking Tour Guide from www.thunderbay.ca/publicartprojects or pick up a copy at the Water Garden Pavilion building (beside the splash pad) or the Community & Emergency Services front desk in the Victoriaville Civic Centre. Hard copies are available in limited quantities. For more information about public art in the city, visit www.thunderbay.ca/publicart.   


 

Visual Arts, Exhibits & Workshops

Thunder Bay Art Gallery
The Thunder Bay Art Gallery will also be hosting the following exhibits and events during the month of November. For more information, visit www.theag.ca.

  • Until Nov 4 – John Laford: Recent Works
  • Until Nov 8 – Clifford Maracle: Permanent Collection Spotlight
  • Nov 10 & 11 – Christmas House Tour

Definitely Superior Art Gallery
In November, Definitely Superior Art Gallery (250 Park Ave) represents the following events. For more information, visit www.definitelysuperior.com or call (807) 344-3814.

  • Friday, Nov 2nd starting at 7pm: Nowadays Book Launch. Experience a unique book launch for Nowadays, a locally created zombie graphic novel, with creators Kurt Martell & Christopher Merkley in attendance. Signed copies of the book will be for sale. Also featuring art, video works, wandering zombies, music performance by Memory Loss (members of Ocean City Defender), zombie make-up, human piñata zombie attach & more! Dress up as the undead if you wish and join the zombie madness!

GENERAL TOURIST INFORMATION

Tourism Thunder Bay Visitor Centre Fall Hours
Tourism Thunder Bay invites you to visit one of our two Visitor Information Centres to learn about what there is to see and do in our city. During the month of November the Terry Fox Information Centre will be open 9am-5pm, Wednesday - Sunday (closed on Statutory Holidays).

The Terry Fox Information Centre is located on Highway 11/17 - 1 kilometer east of Hodder Avenue or 1 kilometre west of Spruce River Road.

For more information visit www.visitthunderbay.com or call either (807) 983-2041.

Stay in Touch Via E-mail While in Town
All locations of the Thunder Bay Public Library offer free public internet access computers and wireless (WIFI) service. For more information, including locations and hours of operation, please visit the Virtual Library 24/7 at www.tbpl.ca.

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