Top Events this Weekend: Sept. 22-24
Here’s a preview of what to do this weekend at Queen’s and in Kingston… For the full list, check out our Facebook Page – facebook.com/QueensEvents!
Saturday, Sept. 23rd
Learn Something New: Saturday is National Learning to Code day, and Ladies Learning Code is hosting an all-day workshop entitled “Using Data to Solve Problems: An Introduction to AI and Machine Learning for Beginners”
FOOD: Hospicefest (12-4pm in Confed park). Formerly known as ‘Chilifest’, local chefs will be donating their culinary masterpieces for you to feast on! The event will also feature some of Kingston’s signature craft beer. It’s all in the name of hospice palliative care services. Indulge with delicious food and beer while contributing to a great cause! Tickets are $12 for adults/students, $32 for families and $6 for children.
GO GAELS GO: Deck yourself out in tricolour and head to main or west campus to cheer on your Gaels as they take on UOIT, McMaster and Western! The Game of the Week is Saturday afternoon’s Men’s Rugby game – RBYM vs Western Mustangs – but there’s also men’s & women’s soccer games on west campus (1pm & 3:15pm) – and men’s lacrosse on main campus Tindall Field.
THEATRE: Almighty Voice and His Wife: Don’t miss this critically acclaimed dramatic play about the trials and tribulations of a young Cree couple, based on a touching true story. The opening night of Theatre Kingston’s newest production has already sold out! Head downtown for an early lunch this weekend and catch a matinee performances of “Almighty Voice and His Wife” at the Grand Theatre on Princess St. Tickets are $27.79 for adults, $14.51 for students, with discounts available for student groups larger than 10.
HEALTH & WELLNESS: As part of Kingston Gets Active Month, anybody can go for a FREE Rec Swim @ ARC swimming pool (11:30am-1:30pm on Saturday and Sunday).
CONCERT: JIMBO + The Dirty Nelsons, XiL & The Midnight Tryouts (19+) Grab your friends for drinks, dancing and live music at Musiikki Café and Whiskey Bar, located downtown on Brock Street near City Hall. Tickets are $5 at the door, and you’ll be supporting the local live music scene! They also have espresso beverages, tea, cider, and beer if you’re not into whiskey! *Note: this event is 19+ only.
CONCERT: Montreal ska/punk band THE CREEPSHOW (19+) For the past 8 years The Creepshow have been smashing the whole world in the face with their brutaltastic mélange of punk, country, psychobilly and good old fashioned rock n’ roll. They’ve toured the world, sold a metric shit-ton of records and blown the faces off a ga-zillion fans…