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What's going on in and around Newmarket this weekend

Weekend events include Newmarket's newest signature event, Ice Lounge on Main, a Night at the Opera, and winery wedding open house

Friday, Feb. 23

Newmarket Ice Lounge on Main, to Feb. 25: Ice Lounge on Main transforms Newmarket’s Main Street into an outdoor winter lounge, featuring live performances, captivating public art, including ice sculptures, and lighting, expanded outdoor restaurant options and Ice Bars, and more. See more details and schedule here.

26th Annual Newmarket Voice Festival, to Feb. 24: The Newmarket Voice Festival takes place at the Old Town Hall in Newmarket. Categories offered in musical theatre, popular voice, classical voice, songs from the screen and more, and speech arts for performers of all ages five and up. Visit www.newmarketvoicefestival.com for more details.

Saturday, Feb. 24

Newmarket Ice Lounge on Main, to Feb. 25: Ice Lounge on Main transforms Newmarket’s Main Street into an outdoor winter lounge, featuring live performances, captivating public art, including ice sculptures, and lighting, expanded outdoor restaurant options and Ice Bars, and more. See more details and schedule here.

York Symphony Orchestra presents A Night at the Opera: At Trinity Anglican Church, Aurora at 8 p.m. with guest artists Daniela Agostino, soprano, Nicole Dubinsky, soprano, Alvaro Vasquez Robles, tenor, and Jamal Al Titi, baritone. Tickets here.

26th Annual Newmarket Voice Festival: The Newmarket Voice Festival takes place at the Old Town Hall in Newmarket. Categories offered in musical theatre, popular voice, classical voice, songs from the screen and more, and speech arts for performers of all ages five and up. Visit www.newmarketvoicefestival.com for more details.

Black History Month art exhibition, to Feb. 29: This year's exhibit presented by NACCA interprets the theme Ain't No Stoppin' Us Now - Telling Our Story, Writing Our History by showcasing of Black Canadian history and experiences. The talented artists behind the pieces use their unique perspectives and artistic vision to convey the message of reclamation and empowerment. At the Old Town Hall, 460 Botsford St., Newmarket, free admission. 

Connon Nurseries Winter Farmers Market: Connon Nurseries, 1870 Davis Dr. West, King, holds a farmers market with an array of vendors from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Saturday until March 30.

Outdoor Meditation All Seasons: Join the meditation group every Saturday outdoors in the beautiful setting of Fairy Lake Park at 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., rain or shine, snow or sun, or blizzard (unless extreme.) Some mats, cushions, and chairs will be available. Dress appropriately for the weather, and feel free to bring a mat, cushion or folding chair if you like, but not necessary.

Sunday, Feb. 25

Newmarket Ice Lounge on Main: Ice Lounge on Main transforms Newmarket’s Main Street into an outdoor winter lounge, featuring live performances, captivating public art, including ice sculptures, and lighting, expanded outdoor restaurant options and Ice Bars, and more. See more details and schedule here.

Holland Marsh Wineries Wedding Open House: The winery hosts its 5th annual wedding open house from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at 18270 Keele St., Newmarket, with swag bags, raffles, preferred vendors, including; planners, florists, officiants, photographers, exclusive caterers and DJs! No admission fee.

Coming Up:

26th Annual Concert of the Stars, Friday, March 1: Following the Newmarket Voice Festival is the Concert of the Stars at 7:30 p.m. at the Old Town Hall in Newmarket. Visit www.newmarketvoicefestival.com for more details.

Central York Fire Services INSPIRE, Saturday, March 2: In celebration of International Women’s Day, Central York Fire Services (CYFS) hosts the third annual INSPIRE event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Station 4-5, 300 Earl Stewart Dr., Aurora, to ignite interest in the next generation of first responders while taking the time to learn from first responders and why they do what they do. Drop by anytime to speak with 20+ local and regional organizations, community groups, advocates, and entrepreneurs who serve our community, check out demonstrations and safety equipment, take part in fun activities, learn about CPR with local paramedics and have a chance to win prizes.

NewRoads Girls Night Out, Thursday, March 7: Wear your PJs and celebrate International Women's Day with a local women-owned business market and guest speaker Zoe Palaire at NewRoads Performing Arts Centre at 6 p.m. $45.20 show + 2 drink tickets, or $113 show + 3 drink tickets + GNO PJ set. All proceeds from ticket sales will go to Girls Inc of York Region.

 

 

 


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