Tag Archive: Elora Festival

  1. The Elora Singers Unplugged: Museum Series

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    Enjoy music under the stars with the finest voices in town, the Elora Singers. Curated by Michael Cressman (Bass), the Elora Singers let their hair down in this rocking “house party” showcase.  Performing Broadway tunes and other personal favourites, they present a casual “this is us” showcase that will bring you closer to your Singers than ever.

    Hosted by the Wellington County Museum, in the Exhibit Hall, this show is perfect for the whole family.

    Tickets available via: Elora Festival

    Get ready to sing along …

  2. Elora Festival presents The Shoestring Magic Flute

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    Bring the kids, pack a picnic and introduce them to inspiration of Mozart’s most famous opera!

    This is an ideal introduction to the beauty of this musical art form. Through the power of music and make-believe, Allegra and Papageno embark on a magical adventure of sharing and self-discovery.

    The Wellington County Museum and Archives will open the doors of the Heritage Barn for a special family-friendly production of The Shoestring Magic Flute.

    Free pre-concert activities at 10 am! Bring a picnic lunch, visit the Aboyne Library and at 1 pm tour the Wellington County Museum at no extra cost.

    Tickets are available at: Elora Festival

  3. Elora Festival: A Celebration in Song

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    The sweet sounds of summer rise above the village when the Elora Festival brings the world of music to our door, for three full weeks of world-class performers and performances in a variety of music genres from classical and choral to opera,  jazz and contemporary sounds and so much more. It’s not just a series of concerts – it’s a series of experiences as diverse as the audiences themselves.

    Prepare to be impressed.

  4. 30th Annual Giant Book Sale

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    Bookworms and avid collectors never miss this event.  You shouldn’t either.

    Clear out the trunk and make room on the bookshelf  because here you’ll find bargains galore, with over 70,000 used books, games, LPs, CDs, DVDs, sheet music and posters.

    The 30th Annual Giant Book Sale, a fundraiser to support the Elora Festival and Singers, is one of the largest gently-used-book sales in Ontario. Every year the selection grows, as does the crowd.  That’s because the prices are great, the selection is outstanding and there are NO restrictions on the number of books you can purchase. Browse through more than 40 different categories of books, music and more.

    Bookmark these dates:

    Friday, May 4: 5pm  to  9 pm ($5.00 admission)
    Saturday, May 5:  9:30 am to 5 pm (free admission)
    Sunday, May 6:  9:30 am to 5 pm (free admission)

    Enjoy free parking all weekend and be sure to check out the view of the Elora Gorge, literally steps away with one of the most spectacular views on the David Street Bridge.  Tour the town and find a quiet place to read. Grab a pint or a bite to eat, because reading on an empty stomach is just not wise. Or shop some more, because why stop now? Right? Right.

     

     

     

     

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