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Drury Lane’s: The Last Resort

The Last Resort – May 2020
This musical comedy and murder mystery finds Nick, a restaurant owner on the run from the mob, hiding out in a rural Saskatchewan resort. He is accompanied by federal agent, Angela who is to ensure his safety. Upon arrival a threatening note is handed to Nick and it appears as though his whereabouts have been discovered. A ridiculous array of characters tries to deal with the fact there is a hit man among them!

Director – Aramenta Sobchak
Music Director – Trevor Price

Co-Producers: Katharine Mines-Costa and Katherine Kormos

Evenings 8:00 p.m.
May 8, 9, 15, 16, 21, 22, 23, 28, 29, 30

Matinees 2:00 p.m.
May 17, 24, 31

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Drury Lane’s 40th Old Tyme Music Hall

40th Olde Tyme Music Hall – Feb-Mar 2020

Join our Marvelous Misters, Medolious Misses, and our distinguished Mr. Chairman as they present an amazing show that is bound to astound! Take a trip down memory lane with the most entertaining, comedic and touching moments of “Olde Tyme Music Hall” featuring some surprise guest artistes reprising some favourite numbers that span 4 decades. Booing and cheering are positively encouraged!

Directors/Choreographers – Caroline Clarke and Shelley Rennick
Music Director – Donna Dunn-Albert

Evenings 8:00 p.m.
February 7, 8, 14, 15, 20, 21, 22, 27, 28, 29
March 5, 6, 7

Matinees 2:00 p.m.
Februrary 16, 23
March 1, 8

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Victorian Christmas

A special holiday treat awaits you and your family! Take a step back in time to the year 1900 to visit a Victorian homestead during the Christmas season. Spruce Lane Farm at Bronte Creek Provincial Park will be trimmed and decorated in all its seasonal splendor.

Dates – Dec 27, 28, 29 and 30 2019 and Jan 3, 4, 5, 2020.

Once the hustle and bustle of preparing for Christmas Day is behind you, your family can enjoy the holiday season.  Our revised programming aims to delight even the most persistent of holiday humbugs.

Open Daily 10:00 – 4:00 (weather permitting).

Event support by Friends of Bronte Creek

Your Victorian Christmas experience will  include traditional Christmas games and activities, designed for all different age groups from toddlers to adults. Make hands-on crafts with daily special feature crafts where you will get to see and use historic tools and skills to create your own take home souvenirs.

Enjoy touring the elegantly decorated Spruce Lane Farmhouse and experience seasonal stories and songs in the parlor, learning about the holiday traditions of the Victorian era!

No Reservations required.  Large groups please call ahead.

Access to most of the Christmas attractions are included in daily vehicle permit or Ontario Park seasonal pass, unless otherwise stated.

Hiking trails, cross-country ski trails, tobogganing, Children’s Farm and Playbarn.

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Drury Lane’s Snow White

Snow White & The Seven Dwarfs – Dec 2019

Beautiful but evil Queen Maligna has usurped the throne of Sylvania on her husband’s death. Told by the Magic Mirror that her stepdaughter, Princess Millie (known to her friends as Snow White), is more beautiful. Maligna is consumed with jealousy and determines to kill her. But Snow White has many old friends and finds seven new ones who live in a little cottage deep in the forest. With their help and the dashing bravery of Prince Michael, Snow White is saved and Maligna, revealed as a wicked witch, dies.

Evenings – 8:00 p.m.
December 13, 20

Matinees – 2:00 p.m.
December 14, 15, 21, 22

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Halton calls out Province on missing consultations re conservation authorities

Here is a letter and Discussion Paper from all Halton area mayors and Halton Region chair, as Conservation Halton’s formal response to the letter circulated by The Honourable Jeff Yurek, Minister of the Environment, Conservation and Parks to all conservation authorities on August 16, 2019. Minister Yurek’s letter called for conservation authorities to review and
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Conservation Halton Foundation raises funds to plant entire forest

Here’s hopeful news from Conservation Halton. This is their report. Conservation Halton recently hosted the Friluftsliv Foundation Gala on Thursday, June 20 at Kelso Quarry Park. In just one evening, guests were able to plant an entire forest, with funds raised to put 1,487 trees and shrubs in the ground. If you were not able to attend Friluftsliv this
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Understanding Indigenous Communities

News about an interesting event at Crawford Lake, provided by Conservation Halton: Anishinaabe speaker, educator, and musician Eddy Robinson brings a wealth of knowledge and personal experience to the national conversation about Indigenous communities in Canada. Join us at Crawford Lake Conservation Area on Saturday, October 15, 2016 from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. to learn
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September Happenings

Niagara Escarpment communities are always jumping with lots of things to take part in! Here are some events from September that just couldn’t fit into our Winter issue. A cool wind and occasional rain showers didn’t wash out people’s enthusiasm to hear Ann-Marie MacDonald read at the Eden Mills Writer’s Festival on Sept. 13. Photo
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Awesome Autumn on the Escarpment

Our good friends at Conservation Halton have a wonderful festival for you to enjoy. Get out there and marvel at the gorgeous views and hues of this season! Conservation Halton invites you to enjoy the spectacular landscapes and colours of fall during the annual Fall into Nature Festival. The events take place over two weekends
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Meet Mountsberg’s Vultures

Ever since Chris Hamilton wrote and photographed his feature on vultures for the Summer 2011 issue, back when our magazine was called Escarpment Views, we have loved vultures. See his work here. But we never heard of International Vulture Awareness Day until Norm Miller of Conservation Halton sent us the following news! Join us at Mountsberg Conservation
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