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Theatre — Local
Hamilton Fringe Festival. To July 24. More than 40 companies offering musicals, dance, comedies, magic shows, dramas, and family entertainment, more than 300 performances. To see all of the times, venues, shows go to hamiltonfringe.ca/ 2016-fringe/schedule2016/ or 289-698-2234 firstname.lastname@example.org
The 25th Annual Putnam County
Spelling Bee. Comedy where six young spelling champions learn that winning and losing isn’t everything. July 21, 22, 23, 7:30 p.m. Matinee: 2 p.m. July 24. Burlington Performing Arts Centre, 440 Locust St., Burlington. Tickets: $41.25; seniors and youth $35.60. 905-681-6000 or email@example.com
Perfect Wedding. Comedy by Robin Hawdon. Lighthouse Festival Theatre, 247 Main St., Port Dover. Matinees: 2 p.m. July 21, 23, 26, 27, 28, 30, Aug. 2,3, 4, and 6. 8 p.m., July 21, 22, 23, 26, 28, 30, Aug. 2, 4, 5 and 6. Tickets start at $21. 1-888-779-7703 or lighthousetheatre.com
Dusk Dances Hamilton. Hamilton Conservatory for the Arts Dance Theatre, brings contemporary and traditional dance to public parks, July 28 to 30. Bayfront Park (Bay St. N. at Harbourfront Drive), 6 p.m. free dance workshop. Performances 7 p.m. Admission: pay what you can, suggested donation $10. hcadancetheatre.com
Intersection Dance. Free dance events on Burlington Performing Arts Centre’s plaza, 440 Locust St., from 3 to 4:30 p.m. July 30 Learie McNicholls and Dancers and Lua Shayenne and Company; Aug. 6 Alain Faigal of Halton Dance Network. burlingtonpac.ca
July 21 Brott Music Festival, The World’s Best Chamber Music, 2 and 7:30 p.m. John the Evangelist Church, 320 Charlton Ave. Spectator Music Critic Emeritus Hugh Fraser will provide pre-concert chats. Tickets: 30, $27 seniors, $15 students. 905-525-7664 or brottmusic.com
Music on the Waterfront, 7 to 9 p.m. Featuring The Personics. Waterfront Stage, Pier 8 (weather permitting). Bring a lawn chair, donations appreciated.
Variety Showcase, in support of Interval House, 7 p.m. McIntyre Performing Arts Centre, Mohawk College, 135 Fennell Ave. W. Featured: Dick Joiner, Timothy Drake, Nathaniel Rankin, FFP Laser Systems. Tickets: $26, family discounts in advance. 905-662-5503 Gore Park Summer Promenade, Robin Benedict Duo, noon to 2 p.m., Gore Park. July 22 Gore Park Summer Promenade, Andre Bisson, noon to 2 p.m., Gore Park.
Brott Music Festival, Songs of the Season: Ladies Barbershop Chorus, 7:30 p.m. The Zoetic Theatre, 526 Concession St. A 43-member choral group singing a cappella music in four part barbershop style. Tickets: $25. 905-525-7664 or brottmusic.com
Rock the Hills Music Festival, 3 to 11 p.m. Georgetown Fairgrounds, 1 Park Ave., Halton Hills. Crisis Ctrl Club, Northofnowhere, The Maysides, Aviv, Mountain and The Wood, Rhythmic Manner, Erica Knox, Wes Mason, Small Towns. Tickets: $20. rockthehills.ca
Irinéa Maria Ribeiro with Luanda
Jones, 8 p.m. The Pearl Company, 16 Steven St. Tickets: $20, $15 students, seniors, under waged. 905-524-0606 or thepearlcompany.ca Hagersville Rocks Music Festival, 3:30 to 11:30 p.m. Grant Kett Memorial Ball Park, Hagersville. Featuring: Gord Bamford, 10:30 p.m.; Alan Frew, 9 p.m.; Mudmen, 7:40 p.m.; Dry County, 6:20 p.m.; Desire, 5 p.m.; Ty Baynton, 4 p.m. hagersvillerocks.com
Concerts in the Park, Central Park Band Shell, Burlington, 7:30 p.m. Featuring: Milton Concert Band, from Broadway to Beatles to Beethoven. Rain location: the Music Centre.
Music at Fieldcote, summer concert series, 7 p.m. Fieldcote Memorial Park and Museum, Ancaster. Featuring: Adi Braun. In case of rain concert will be held at St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, 31 Sulphur Springs Rd. Bring a lawn chair or blanket.
Seven Sundays Gage Park, The Silver Swing Band, 7 to 9 p.m. Gage Park, George R. Robinson Bandshell. Bring a blanket, chair. Revolving selection of food trucks, 6 p.m.
Dundas Concert Band free concerts in the park, 7:30 p.m. Dundas Driving Park Bandshell. Rain location: Dundas Lions Memorial Community Centre. 905-523-9500 or dundasconcertband.com
Concerts in the Park, Central Park Band Shell, Burlington, 7:30 p.m. Featuring: Dixieland Plus, nine piece group, Dixieland style of New Orleans and modern tunes. Rain location: the Music Centre. Gore Park Summer Promenade, Escapade, noon to 2 p.m., Gore Park.
Brott Music Festival, An Evening with John Williams, 7:30 p.m. McIntyre Performing Arts Centre, Mohawk College, 135 Fennell Ave. W. Tickets: $32, $27 seniors, $15 students. 905-525-7664 or brottmusic.com
Music on the Waterfront, 7 to 9 p.m. Featuring The Avery Raquel Quartet. Waterfront Stage, Pier 8 (weather permitting). Bring a lawn chair, donations appreciated. Gore Park Summer Promenade, Roberts and Shea, noon to 2 p.m., Gore Park.
Greg Washaw, 7:30 p.m. Waterford United Church, 135 Main St. S., Waterford. Gore Park Summer Promenade, Steve Burnside, noon to 2 p.m., Gore Park.
Michelle Bawden, soprano, 7 p.m. MacNab Street Presbyterian Church, 116 MacNab St. S. Free concert.
“Perfect Wedding,” with Cydney Penner, left, Adrian Shepherd and Mairi Babb, opens at the Lighthouse Festival Theatre Thursday.