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Little Shop of Horrors


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:  Sunday Sep. 29th, 2019
Where: Avon Theatre
Cost: Various, please consult Stratford Festival website.
Contact: 1-800-567-1600

Henry VIII


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:  Sunday Sep. 29th, 2019
Where: Studio Theatre
Cost: Various, please consult Stratford Festival website.
Contact: 1-800-567-1600

Birds of a Kind


Wahida, an Arab-American woman, and Eitan, a Jewish geneticist, fall in love in New York City. They travel together to Israel to meet Eitan’s estranged grandmother – who holds the key to a long-buried family secret. But it takes a terrorist bombing for that shattering secret to emerge.

When:  Sunday Sep. 29th, 2019
Where: Studio Theatre
Cost: Various, please consult Stratford Festival website.
Contact: 1-800-567-1600

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

Downton Abbey High Tea

We are ready to 'Spill the Tea' and talk ALL about the amazing Downton Abbey Movie.

Join us in your best Downton Abbey fashion and enjoy tea and tiers here at Revival House.

When:  Sunday Sep. 29th, 2019
Where: Revival House, Stratford
Cost: $45/Per person
Contact: 519-273-3424

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
Contact: 519-271-2778

Culture Days and SpringWorks ~ PuppetWorks! present Norwegian Tales

 Family-friendly “Norwegian Tales” with puppets, storytelling and song.  We invite you to discover or renew the joys of storytelling with puppets and music. Sarah Granskou and company, will present some of her tried and true tales with a few new characters and stories to keep you entertained. 

Ages 3+ and accompaning adult.

Take your chances - Show up on the day and see what seats are still available OR you can RESERVE a ticket on-line for $0 today for ALL PuppetWorks! Scheduled Programming

When:  Sep. 28th to Sep. 29th, 2019
Where: Stratford City Hall Auditorium
Cost: Pay What You Choose

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
Contact: 519-508-8700

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

Open Kitchen | Trade Secrets | Thanksgiving Pies

The smells of harvest are in the air! Learn how to work with shortcrust pastry to make and decorate a cornucopia of seasonal pies perfect for your Thanksgiving table. Perfect for the beginner to intermediate home cook with instructor Eli Silverthorne.


  • Classic Pumpkin
  • Pumpkin Chiffon
  • Apple Pie
  • Apple Crisp
  • Bourbon Pecan
  • Sugar Pie

For more information and to register, please go to: www.universe.com/thanksgivingpie_19

Safety regulations require students wear closed toe shoes when participating in any cooking class.

This class has a maximum capacity of 16 students.

Classes are for students 16 years and older.

Participants will be provided with an apron and all necessary tools and equipment.

Menus, recipes and instructors are subject to change as required.

If you need to cancel a class, it is possible to get a refund (less the service fee) up to 7 days before the date of the event via your universe.com account. A credit note may be issued for cancellations received by email (admin@stratfordchef.com) a minimum of 48 hours before the event.

Please note that there are no credit notes or refunds for missed classes or classes cancelled less than 48 hours before the event.

* All Open Kitchen classes purchased online or by credit card are subject to a 5% service fee. Our ticketing service hosted by universe.com includes this fee in the total listed price.


When:  Sunday Sep. 29th, 2019
Where: Stratford Chefs School Kitchens
Cost: $75/Per person + a service fee
Contact: 519-271-1414

Making Animal Art using Coloured Pencils

This is an event in conjunction with Culture Days. I will talk about and demonstrate how coloured pencils can be used as a fine arts medium using animal reference photos. I will supply pencils and paper so that people can try to make their own art piece.

When:  Sunday Sep. 29th, 2019
Where: Stratford Tourism Alliance, Stratford
Cost: Free