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Stratford Bacon and Ale Trail

Bacon and Ale - two of life's greatest creations!  You'll gain a whole new appreciation for your favourite obsessions.  This self-guided walking trail includes vouchers that you can use at 5 stops.  Each voucher will entitle you to a "tasting" of a unique bacon and ale inspired treat and the chance to speak to Stratford and area's culinary stars while visiting our unique restaurants and retail locations.  This trail is offered year round and is valid for one week (7 days) from the date of purchase.  Bacon and Ale Trail gift certificates are great for birthday and anniversary gifts, which can be redeemable at a later date. 

Limited availability on Sundays and Mondays.
 

When: Open Tue. to Sat.
from Apr. 2nd to Dec. 22nd, 2019
Where: Pick up your vouchers at Stratford Tourism Alliance, Stratford
Cost: $30/Per pass plus HST
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Contact: 519-271-5140 or 1-800-561-7926
visitstratford.ca/bacontrail



Stratford Chocolate Trail

EXPLORING THE CHOCOLATE TRAIL BURNS CALORIES.
GOOD THING.

The Chocolate Trail is a self-guided tour that introduces you to our world-famous confectioners and bakers.  You’ll get to sample our decadent treats and meet the makers who craft these indulgences year round.  

Purchase your Chocolate Trail Pass in person at the Stratford Tourism office, which includes vouchers that entitle you to choose six of the stops on a self-guided tour.  The Chocolate Trail is offered year-round and is valid for 1 week from date of purchase. You can also give a gift certificate that the recipient can redeem for a Stratford Chocolate Trail Pass — those can be purchased online or in person. 

Limited availability on Sundays and Mondays.

When: Open Tue. to Sat.
from Apr. 2nd to Dec. 22nd, 2019
Where: Pick up your vouchers at Stratford Tourism Alliance, Stratford
Cost: $30/Per pass plus HST
MAP
Contact: 519-271-5140 or 1-800-561-7926
visitstratford.ca/chocolatetrail



The Integrity of Journalism

In this ever-changing world, the integrity of journalists is constantly tested by government, the public and colleagues. When did reporting the news turn into a 24-hour commentary and opinion piece? Our panel discusses this phenomenon and their impression of the future of news reporting.

Panellists:
Jeffrey Dvorkin, veteran journalist (CBC and NPR) and director of the University of Toronto Scarborough Campus journalism program
Naheed Mustafa, producer and broadcaster and 2017-2018 CBC Southam Journalism Fellow at Massey College, University of Toronto
Paul Wells, senior editor, Maclean's

Moderator:
Maev Beaty, Penelope Burns in this season's The Front Page

When:  Saturday Oct. 5th, 2019
Where: Studio Theatre, Stratford
Cost: Various, please consult Stratford Festival website
MAP
Contact: 1-800-567-1600
https://stratfordfestival.ca



Mother's Daughter

THE MAKING OF A KILLER QUEEN

Upon the death of Edward VI, the princess Mary – daughter of Henry VIII and Katherine of Aragon – easily wrests the throne from Edward’s official heir. But Mary remains haunted by her mother’s ghost, urging her toward the course that will earn her the nickname of Bloody Mary.

When:  Saturday Oct. 5th, 2019
Where: Studio Theatre
Cost: Various, please consult Stratford Festival website.
MAP
Contact: 1-800-567-1600
https://stratfordfestival.ca



Henry VIII

DEATH OF A MARRIAGE, BIRTH OF AN ERA

Church and state collide when England’s king defies papal authority by seeking to divorce his wife, Katherine of Aragon. The consequences will be epochal for the country – and calamitous for the king’s adviser, Cardinal Wolsey, who has been playing a dangerous game of his own.

When:  Saturday Oct. 5th, 2019
Where: Studio Theatre
Cost: Various, please consult Stratford Festival website.
MAP
Contact: 1-800-567-1600
https://stratfordfestival.ca



Coat party!

Get warm, be cool!
We have a HUGE vintage coat collection just waiting for your little bodies to keep warm. We don't have enough space to keep them in the shop all the time so will be bringing them out of their various hiding spots on October 5th for a special day of coat shopping!
Warm drinks & hugs.
 

When:  Saturday Oct. 5th, 2019
Where: La Osa Jewelry & Vintage, Stratford
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Contact: 519-305-6500
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Little Shop of Horrors

IT’S FUNNY HOW LOVE CAN GROW

Skid Row florist’s clerk Seymour Krelborn is too shy to declare his love for his co-worker Audrey – until a mysterious exotic plant brings him unexpected fame and fortune. There’s just one problem: the plant has ambitions of its own, and it thrives on only one food – human blood.

When:  Saturday Oct. 5th, 2019
Where: Avon Theatre
Cost: Various, please consult Stratford Festival website.
MAP
Contact: 1-800-567-1600
https://stratfordfestival.ca



Private Lives

YOU CAN’T FIGHT LOVE – BUT IT’S FUN TO TRY

Divorced for five years, Elyot and Amanda are reunited by chance – while honeymooning with their new spouses. Succumbing to raging ex appeal, they run off together to Paris, only to discover all over again – hilariously – that there’s more than one way to drive each other crazy.

When:  Saturday Oct. 5th, 2019
Where: Avon Theatre
Cost: Various, please consult Stratford Festival website.
MAP
Contact: 1-800-567-1600
https://stratfordfestival.ca



2019 Boar's Head Entertainment

Jack and the Hartbeat -- A little bit of everything, Jack and the Hartbeat cover an eclectic mix of classic favourites – The Beatles, Roy Orbison, Pink Floyd, The Band, Led Zeppelin, the Eagles and more. 

When:  Saturday Oct. 5th, 2019
Where: Boar's Head Pub, Stratford
Cost: Free
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Contact: 519-271-1400
www.queensinnstratford.ca