Hidden Talents presents Glee until April 22 at the Imperial Theatre. A talented cast of 82 young performers are featured in this Broadway-style revue. Tickets are available in person at the Imperial Theatre box office, 168 Christina St. N., online at imperialtheatre.net or by phone at 519344-7469.
The Lawrence House Centre for the Arts presents a series of house concerts in the turret room for the month of April. Sisters of Soul offers An Evening of Harmony and Love April 21, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sisters of Soul – featuring members Sue Webber, Fran Schweitzer, Cathy Landeryou, Cheryl MacFarlane and George Webber – will provide an evening of music ranging from gospel through to Motown and blues. On April 23, the Riverview Jazz Trio – featuring saxophonist Al Weiss, double bassist Andy Lloyd and jazz guitarist Andy Tattersall – will offer an afternoon of acoustic instrumental jazz from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Jazz rock fusion band The Fat Catz perform April 28, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Members include Wulf von Waldo on sax, guitarists Robert Gismondi and Dan Martin and drummer Chris Reid. Tickets are $10 each and be reserved by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 519-337-0507.
Blackmore & Blackmore will provide live entertainment for Record Store Day set for April 22 at Cheeky Monkey. Live music starts at 9:30 a.m. Record Store Day will also feature a large selection of exclusive releases, as well as draws, giveaways and the store’s annual sale.
The International Symphony Orchestra serves up its last show of the season – Out of This World – April 28 at the Imperial Theatre. Distinguished trumpeter Aaron Hodgson will take the stage with the ISO. Selections include Holst’s The Planets and R. Strauss’s Also Sprach Zarathrusta, as well as music from the movies ET and Gravity. Tickets are available by visiting in person the ISO box office, 251 Vidal St. N., by emailing email@example.com or by calling 519337-7775.
The Bluewater Chordsmen present Generations of Harmony April 30 at the Imperial Theatre. They’ll be joined by the Lambton Youth Choir for the 2 p.m. show. Tickets are $20 per adult and $5 per student. Tickets are available in person at the Imperial Theatre box office, 168 Christina St. N., online at imperialtheatre.net or by phone at 519-344-7469.
The Sarnia Concert Association presents Duo Fortin-Poirier May 3 at the Imperial Theatre. The duo – considered one of the most passionate and quickly rising piano duos of its generation – will thrill you with their interpretations of Grieg, Dvorak and Rachmaninoff. Come and hear their lively and dynamic music. Show time is 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $40 per adult and $25 per student.
The Lambton County Music Festival runs from April 24 to May 4, Monday to Thursday each week. Come listen to a range of voice and piano competitions, school and adult choirs, instrumentalists and bands. Admission is free. Music festival programs are available for $3 at Van Goozen Music.
The Lambton County Music Festival will stage its annual The Stars of the Festival concert May 16 at Great Lakes Secondary School. Show time is 7 p.m. Admission is $3 per adult and $1 per student or child. Come out to hear talented musicians.
Missy Burgess and John Pilat cohost Open Stage at the Lawrence House Centre for the Arts. All musicians, singers, storytellers, writers, comedians and poets are welcome to participate in the open mic night. Open Stage runs every second and third Monday of the month, from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. All are welcome to attend.
The Corunna branch of the Royal Canadian Legion (Br. 447) presents “Jam Sessions” beginning at 3 p.m., on the last Saturday of each month. All are welcome.
The Sarnia Justice Film Festival concludes its season with a screening of Bugs April 22 at the Sarnia library theatre. The film revolves around three young men who combine their curiousity with expertise and go in search of different tastes and food preparation techniques around the world. Show time is 7 p.m. After the screening, the audience will have a chance to sample some savoury treats made from insects. Admission is free, but donations are accepted.
The Petrolia library branch is hosting a new 20-something book club for adults aged 18 to 30-ish. Call 519-882-0771 for more information.
Artopia Gallery & Framing, 188 Christina St. N., 519-332-0278
Bliss Studio, 7617 Riverside Dr., Port Franks, 519-243-3598: Open on weekends from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and throughout the week by chance or appointment
Cheeky Monkey, 130 Christina St. N.
Gallery In The Grove, 2700 Hamilton Rd., Bright’s Grove (stair access only): Open Monday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., closed Fridays, holidays, July, August and December: Local artists Trevor Jamieson, Gretchen Rose Knapp and Les Laur are featured in the exhibit, Attention To..., running until April 22. Meanwhile, tn the gift shop, potter Tammy Ward has bird feeders, bird houses and dragonflies for sale.
Judith & Norman Alix Art Gallery, 147 Lochiel St., 519-3368127: York Wilson: York Wilson: The Story of Oil runs until April 23. Red Dot Tours are planned for April 21, at 11:30 a.m., and April 22, at 1 p.m.
Lawrence House Centre for the Arts, 127 S. Christina St., 519-3370507: Open Wednesday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. (First Fridays until 9 p.m.), and on Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., closed on Monday and Tuesday, except for Open Stage at 7 p.m. every second and third Monday of the month: Our Canada, Celebrating 150 Years, will feature work from members of the Sarnia Photographic Club and Souvenir – a portrait photography exhibit – will feature work from Lambton College digital photography student Raspal Singh. Our Canada runs through April 28, while Souvenior runs through April 14.
Rustic Gate, 112 1/2 Michigan Ave., Point Edward, 519-332-0123: Open Thursday to Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.; or by appointment.
The R.W. Lawton Gallery, located behind the Imperial Theatre box office, 168 N. Christina St.: Open Monday to Friday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., and during performances
Sarnia Artists Workshop: Visit sarniaartistsworkshop.com for information on events and workshops.
Victor Alderson Art Gallery, 23 Main St., Units 1 & 2, Grand Bend: Features a showcase and workspace for the Grand Bend artist’s oil paintings. Photographs are also available for purchase. Visit victoralderson.com for more information.
Victoria Hall Art Gallery, Petrolia: Open 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday and during all VPP shows, artvictoriahall.com
Wallaceburg Museum Art Gallery, 505 King St., Wallaceburg, 519-627-8962: Open Monday to Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Zony’s Custom Framing & Fine Art Prints, 139 Christina St. N.
The Lambton Heritage Museum, Hwy. 21, Grand Bend, 519-2432600: Open Monday to Friday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission: Adults, $5; seniors/students, $4; children, $3; families, $15
Moore Museum, 94 Moore Line, Mooretown, 519-867-2020: features 12 historic and exhibit buildings for visitors to explore our community’s history. The museum is open March and April from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. The museum will be closed on Good Friday and Easter Monday. Admission is $5 per adult, $3 per student, $2 per child or $15 per family. The museum also offers school programs, motor coach tours, chapel rentals and special events. Call the museum at 519867-2020 or visit mooremuseum. ca for further information.
Plympton-Wyoming Museum, 6745 Camlachie Rd.: The museum is open Saturdays for the month of April, from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. A new exhibit celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Vimy Ridge battle is on display. It features the story of the battle, as well as two large dioramas of Vimy Ridge. Other museum exhibits include early settlers, the Great Storm of 1913 and post-WWII immigration. Museum admission is free. For private group openings, call Don Poland at 519-869-4909 or Muriel Wright at 519-899-2345.
Oil Museum of Canada, 2423 Kelly Rd., Oil Springs, 519-8342840: Open Monday to Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission: Adults, $5; seniors and students, $4; children, $3; families, $15
Sombra Museum, 3470 St. Clair Parkway, 519-892-3982
Stones ‘N Bones Museum, 223 N. Christina St., 519-336-2100: Features 10,000-square feet of natural history items, including a dinosaur gallery with more than 20 major pieces, the third-largest elk rack in the world, a two-headed calf and a shrunken head. Visit stonesnbones.ca for more information.
Wallaceburg & District Museum, 505 King St., Wallaceburg, 519-6278962: Open Monday to Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sundays and evenings, by appointment. Admission: Adults, $3; seniors and students, $2; families, $7
Alternate Grounds Dockside, 97 Seaway Rd., 519-332-3081: Live music every Friday and Saturday from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. and Sunday from 1:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Blackwater Coffee & Tea Co., 177 Christina St. N.
Boulevard Grill, 560 Exmouth St., 519-344-2752: Live acoustic music every Friday and Saturday starting at 9 p.m.
Bright’s Grove Golf Club, 1992 Estella St., 519-869-4301 Coffee Culture, 130 Lochiel St. Coffee Lodge - In Sarnia at 400 Exmouth St. (519-344-6799) and 49 Finch Dr. (519-344-0374) and in Petrolia (519-882-0633)
Corunna’s Royal Canadian Legion, 350 Albert St., 519-862-1240
Cravin’s Bar & Grill, 460 Exmouth St., 519-344-0004
Dempsey’s Bar & Grill, 121 Ontario St., 519-336-2776
Holiday Inn, 1498 Venetian Blvd., 519-336-4130
Huron Oaks Golf Club, 2587 Lakeshore Road, 519-869-4231, Website: www.huronoaks.com
Liquid Johnny’s, 117 Christina St., 519-344-1196
Lola’s Lounge, 110 S. Christina St., 519-336-8088
Norm’s Pub and Grill, 1450 London Rd., 519-542-1100
Overtime Tap and Grill, 1886 London Line, 519-542-0608: Live entertainment Monday to Saturday, starting at 8 p.m.
Paddy Flaherty’s, 130 Seaway Rd., 519-336-1999
Piccadilly Bar & Grill, 905 Devine St., 519-337-3962: Open mic every Thursday and Sunday at 10 p.m., karaoke every Friday and Saturday at 10 p.m.
Rondo’s Bar & Eatery, 2684 Lakeshore Plaza, Bright’s Grove, 519-869-4288: Live music every Thursday and Friday starting at 6 p.m.
Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 62, 286 Front St. N., Sarnia, 519-3362841: Meat draws are held every Saturday from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 172, 5275 Nauvoo Rd., Watford, 519876-2351: Euchre tournament April 29. Darts every Monday at 7 p.m. Euchre nights every Tuesday and cribbage nights every Thursday. Games start at 7:30 p.m.
Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 176, 58 Albert St., Forest, 519-7865357: Weekly meat raffle, 50/50 and chase the face draws April 22 and 29, both from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Homemade soup and other snacks available. Tickets are $10. All are welcome.
The Station Music Hall, 505 Campbell St., 519-383-0006: Hopsin with Token and special guests April 20 at 7 p.m. Tickets for the 15+ show are $30 each. One Bad Son with special guests Say Yes April 21 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 each. Dead Boys make a stop April 28 on their 40th anniversary tour for their album Young Loud and Snotty. Show time is 7 p.m. Tickets are $25 each. Tickets for all shows are available online at thestationmusichall.com, or by visiting Sarnia’s Cheeky Monkey or Picker’s Alley.
Stokes Bay Grill & Bar, 485 Harbour Rd., 519-337-8466: A live music trivia game “Name That Tune” runs every Saturday at 9:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m.
Sunset Golf, 1873 London Line, 519-542-1779
Two Amigos Bar and Grill, 914 Murphy Rd., 519-542-5124: Karaoke on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.
Union Station Bar & Grill, 900 Devine St., 519-491-8595
Ups and Downs, 226 N. Front St., 519-336-0337
Village Gardens Restaurant and Bar, 128 N. East St., 519-337-6277