This Weekend in London

January

Beat the January Blahs by getting out of your house and doing something fun this weekend! The weather is looking good for some outdoor adventures, but if you spent your PA Day playing in your backyard, try something on this list:

Budweiser Gardens

The Knights are playing two games this weekend, Friday at 7:30pm against the Windsor Spitfires and Saturday at 7:00pm against the Sarnia Sting. The London Lightening Basketball team takes the court on Sunday at 4:00pm against the Mississauga Power.

London Winter Bridal Show

Getting married? BFF engaged? Just really like weddings? Then head down to the London Convention Centre for London’s biggest bridal showcase. There will be over 100 exhibitors to help plan the big event. The event happens Saturday and Sunday from 12:00pm to 5:00pm. Admission is $12.

London Psychic Expo

This weekend is the London Psychic Expo at Centennial Hall, but you probably already knew that. The event opens at noon on Friday for private readings, lectures, demonstrations and more. Private readings range depending on the type and length, but average about $40. Friday noon to 9:00pm, Saturday 11:00am to 9:00pm, Sunday 11:00am to 7:00pm. Click HERE for $2 off admission.

London Children’s Museum

The London Children’s Museum will be FROZEN this weekend as Anna, Elsa, and Olaf pay a visit to sing and interact with children at 1:00pm on Saturday and 11:00am on Sunday. Stick around for lots of fun with snow and ice, doing crafts, experimenting and having a great time.

London Wine & Food Show

The weekend begins early with the 10th annual London Wine & Food Show which opens tonight at 5:00pm. There will be tastings, samples, demonstrations, entertainment, educational segments, and of course a great time. This is a 19+ event open Thursday 5:00pm to 10:30pm, Friday 5:00pm to 10:30pm, and Saturday 12noon to 10:30pm. Tickets are $15 at the door.

 

 

 

This Weekend in London

Dec 18

It’s finally here! The holidays are upon us, the kids are out of school and it’s time to kick back and relax! Time for family, friends, and good cheer.

FROZEN HOLIDAY ON ICE

The Middlesex-London Competitive Skating Association is holding a fundraiser this Saturday, December 20 beginning at 6:30pm. Come to meet the stars of Frozen, watch a Frozen-inspired skating performance, do a little shopping at the vendors, bid on the silent auction items, go for a skate, and so much more! See their Facebook Event for more information.

BUDWEISER GARDENS ANNUAL OPEN HOUSE SKATE

Budweiser Gardens is holding it’s annual Open House Skate and Toy Drive this Sunday, December 21 from 1:00pm to 4:00pm. Come to the Bud with your toy or cash donations and enjoy skating on the big ice where the professionals skate! All cash and toy donations will go to the London Children’s Aid Society. Children under 12 must wear a helmet.

TIM HORTONS FREE SKATES

Tim Hortons first free skates are this weekend! For a complete schedule and list of locations, see HERE.

NUTCRACKER BALLET

Canada’s Ballet Jorgen is performing the classic Christmas tale of The Nutcracker this Sunday, December 21 at Centennial Hall. This is a rare opportunity to see these celebrated dancers right on our own city!

CANADIAN CELTIC CHOIR – AN ENGLISH CHRISTMAS

The Canadian Celtic Choir is performing their Christmas concert at the Aeolian Hall this Saturday, December 20 at both 2:00pm and 7:00pm. Tickets can be purchased in advance for $25 or at the door for $30.

SHREK THE MUSICAL

Shrek The Musical is still on stage at the Grand Theatre. The show has received such high praise that it’s been extended through the New Year to January 3. Tickets are still available in the balcony for this weekend’s performances. Don’t be afraid of sitting in the balcony – they are still great seats and you’ll be able to see everything perfectly! The shows happen Friday at 7:30pm, Saturday at 1:00pm and 7:30pm, and Sunday at 1:00pm. Enjoy the show!