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Will Power

Company member Rod Beattie, star of the Wingfield series, performs this exploration of the power of Shakespeare’s words what has been called “the joy of being alive in his great poetry” searching for an answer to the question “How does he do that?”

When:  Sunday Jul. 21st, 2019
Where: Festival Theatre
Cost: Various, please consult Stratford Festival website.
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Contact: 1-800-567-1600
https://stratfordfestival.ca



Juliet III Cruise Boat Tours

The Tour Boat, running every half hour, is a great way to spend the afternoon on the River. 

There have been a few tour boats over the years spanning from the mid 1800's up to today. Officially their has been the Juliet I, II, and now III, but predating this there has also been a Juliet tour Boat back in the mid 1800's as pictured below. Countless tours have taken place over the years and proudly for more than 50 years the Herr family has carried on this tradition. Come enjoy a relaxing ride down the river and discover why this has been a tradition for many year and many more to come.

When: Open Daily from May. 18th to Sep. 7th, 2019
Where: Avon Boat Rentals, Stratford
Cost: $8.50/A, $7.50/SR, $3.50/CH (12 and under), $5.50/Youth (13-18 years)
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Contact: 519-271-7739
www.avonboatrentals.ca



Avon Boat Rentals

Paddleboat not for you, then how about a canoe?  
Canoes have been on the river for over 135 years - why not see why with a quiet paddle down the Avon River?  
More adventurous than a paddleboat or a canoe, why not then try one of our kayaks?  

When: Open Daily from May. 18th to Sep. 15th, 2019
Where: Avon Boat Rentals, Stratford
Cost: $24/hr/Paddleboats, $25/hr/Canoes, $16/hr/Kayaks, $40/1.5 hours/Rowboats (Includes all equipment and taxes)
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Contact: 519-271-7739
www.avonboatrentals.ca



Karaoke Sundays

Gemstone Entertainment presents Karaoke Party!

No cover and must be 19 years or older.

When: Sunday evening, year round
Where: Molly's Bloom Irish Pub, Stratford
Cost: Free
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Contact: 519-271-2778
www.mollybloomsstratford.com



Stratford's Slow Food Sunday Market

Featuring Perth County's local produce, meats, breads, cheese, coffee, pastries, preserves, prepared foods, handmade artisanal products, gluten free and vegan options.  From May to early November, the market is outdoors.  From early November to the end of April, the market is indoors.

When: Open Sundays from May. 5th to Oct. 27th, 2019
Where: Market Square, Stratford
Cost: Free
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www.slowfoodperthcounty.ca



Summer Exhibition at Agora Gallery

Agora Gallery's popular Summer Exhibition includes paintings, drawings, sculpture, prints and photography by some of Stratford's finest artists, including: Marion Anderson, Susan Benson, Patsy Berton, Linda Brine, Tom Campbell, Allan Davey, Mary Anne Dente, Scott Fillier, Renata Fitzgerald, Luc Forsyth, Kathryn Friis, Jacob Grodzinski, Antony John, Paul Johnston, Gloria Kagawa, Chris Klein, Antonie Los, Tanya Lyons, Terry Manzo, John Pennoyer, Kathi Posliff, Stacey Stuart, Elizabeth Van Den Broeck, Lesley Walker-Fitzpatrick and more. The exhibition will evolve throughout the summer: as pieces are sold, new artworks will be put on display, so visit often to see more work by your favourite Stratford artists. 

Join us Sundays @ 11am to hear exhibiting artists talk about their work.

 

When: Open Sundays from May. 26th to Sep. 29th, 2019
Where: Agora Gallery, Stratford
Cost: Free
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Contact: 519-508-8700
agoragallery.ca



Wild and Sacred Places: An Exhibition of New Work by Top Canadian Artists

All Summer Long, Mountain Galleries East will be celebrating Summer New Arrivals by top Canadian Artists, and showcasing historic work from the Private Estate Inventory of the Late Doris McCarthy (1910-2010).

Featured Artists: Linda Wilder (AB), Brent Lynch (BC), Kate Taylor, (ON), Doria Mood (BC), Andrew Benyei (ON), Charlie Easton (BC), Bev Rodin (ON),  Randy Hayashi (AB), Rod Prouse (ON), and MORE…

When: Open Sundays from Jul. 14th to Sep. 29th, 2019
Where: Mountain Galleries East, Stratford
Cost: Free
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mountaingalleries.com



Stories of Stratford Guided Tour

Come and join us on a guided tour walking around some of Stratford’s beloved landmarks, and be acquainted with some of Stratford’s most interesting stories. Take pictures and ask questions as you delve into the beginnings of Stratford’s history, and explore some of the oldest sites that Stratford has to offer.

Photo credit to the Stratford Perth Archives.

When: Open Sundays from Jul. 7th to Aug. 25th, 2019
Where: Stratford Tourism Alliance, Stratford
Cost: $7/Per person (HST included)
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Contact: 519-271-5140
www.visitstratford.ca



Bicycle Rentals

Traverse the picturesque parklands of Stratford and take in the scenery at your own pace when you rent a bike.  Light lunches are available on the patio. Bicycle rentals include helmet and lock.  Great rates for 2 or more days, please enquire.

When: Open Daily from May. 18th to Sep. 7th, 2019
Where: Avon Boat Rentals, Stratford
Cost: 1 hour/$16, Half Day/$25, $30/Full Day
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Contact: 519-271-7739
www.avonboatrentals.ca



The Neverending Story

FIND YOURSELF IN A WORLD OF FANTASY

Hiding in a closet to avoid school bullies, ten-year-old Bastian becomes immersed in a strangely compelling book: the tale of a hero’s quest to save the realm of Fantastica from the encroaching terror of the Nothing. But is Bastian just a reader of this extraordinary story – or a vital part of it?

When:  Sunday Jul. 21st, 2019
Where: Avon Theatre
Cost: Various, please consult Stratford Festival website.
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Contact: 1-800-567-1600
https://stratfordfestival.ca



Neverending Story Workshop

Take part in a series of drama exercises to explore the adventure and magic of The Neverending Story. These half-hour workshops are for all ages and require active participation. Led by Festival company members and Education staff. Located in Rehearsal Hall 1 of the Festival Theatre.

When:  Sunday Jul. 21st, 2019
Where: Festival Theatre
Cost: Various, please consult Stratford Festival website.
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Contact: 1-800-567-1600
https://stratfordfestival.ca



Gallery Talk with Cindy Hubert

Join us for a talk with Agora Gallery owner, Cindy Hubert, who will share highlights from a 30 year career in the visual arts in Canada & England.  

Originally from London, Ontario, Cindy studied Art History at Western University before moving to England to complete an MA in Ancient Greek Art & Literature at King’s College, University of London.  While in England, she worked for commercial galleries Petersburg Press and Waddington Galleries before joining the Hayward Gallery and travelling around Britain working on National Touring Exhibitions for 8 years. In 1997 she moved to Liverpool to manage the 9th International Symposium on Electronic Arts (a collaboration of galleries and museums in Liverpool and Manchester as well as Manchester Metropolitan University and Liverpool John Moores University) and the first Liverpool Biennial of Contemporary Art. In 2001, she returned to Canada and became Director of Gallery 96 in Stratford before going on to work as Manager of Travelling Exhibitions for the Art Gallery of Ontario and Senior Project Manager for the National Gallery of Canada. In May 2014, she opened Agora Gallery to celebrate and promote the work of artists with a strong connection to Stratford.

 

When:  Sunday Jul. 21st, 2019
Where: Agora Gallery, Stratford
Cost: Free
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Contact: Cindy Hubert (519) 508-8700
agoragallery.ca