Discover events at Queen's & downtown Kingston!

Brrrrrr! It got c-c-c-cold so f-f-f-ast! Also, #itgetsdarkearly which means it can be really tough to get your friends to go out! But, week 9 is over, and that’s a helluva good reason to celebrate!

Here’s Sydney’s picks for what to do this weekend! Bundle up & enjoy the sun while you can! (Click here to open the weather forecast in a new tab).

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Saturday & Sunday

Concord Floral

Show Dates: Nov. 10, 11, 12 / Nov. 15, 16, 17, 18 / Nov. 22, 23, 24, 25 and 26.

“We’re partying in an abandoned greenhouse until November 26 at the The Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts. You’re invited. Directed by Greg Wanless and featuring a cast of 20 students from the Dan School of Drama and Music, Queen’s University, Concord Floral by Jordan Tannahill is up and running!”

Tickets are $35 general or $15 students. BUY TICKETS ONLINE!

Saturday Only

The Vic

Show Dates: Saturday, Nov. 11 at 2pm & 8pm at Theological Hall.

“A young woman has disappeared at the edge of the city. Four women are drawn into the race to find her. As we watch them grid-search the fields for traces of her passing, we move through the shattering events of their recent lives that have left them as lost as she is. Mentor and protégé, lovers and sisters, they explore one burning question: who’s got the power, and what are they going to do with it?”

Tickets are $10 – BUY TICKETS ONLINE! A limited amount of tickets for each night will be available at the door.


Remembrance Day Ceremony

Saturday, Nov. 11 at 10:40am in MacDonald Park on King Street W.

The City’s Remembrance Day Civic Ceremony takes place at the Cross of Sacrifice Cenotaph on King Street at the foot of George Street (near Waldron Tower). Spectators should be in place by 10:40 am to see the parade march on ahead of the service. The ceremony will take place rain or shine and community members are reminded to dress appropriately.

Saturday, Nov. 11 at 2pm – Queen’s Ceremony.

“In recognition of the contributions of the 5th Field Company, a commemorative plinth will be unveiled at a special ceremony. Joining Queen’s for this ceremony will be local veterans and military members, including representatives from the Royal Military College of Canada. The monument will be located at the intersection of Union Street and Fifth Field Company Lane, near Nicol Hall and Miller Hall.”

Saturday & Sunday

Rogers Hometown Hockey

Saturday, Nov. 11 at 12pm-10pm and Sunday, Nov. 12 at 12pm-7:30pm.

Rogers Hometown Hockey makes its way to Kingston, Ontario, and you can expect a great weekend of FREE hockey-related activities, NHL Alumni appearances, music, and fun for the whole family!


Men’s Rugby OUA Championship: Queen’s vs Guelph

Saturday, Nov. 11 at 1pm at Nixon Field.

The Queen’s Gaels are looking to take the OUA title back after Guelph claimed the 2016 trophy over Queen’s. This year the Gaels are undefeated, have already beaten Guelph during the regular season and host the OUA title match at Nixon Field! So be sure to come out and support your Gaels, as admission is FREE!


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Back-to-back Volleyball

Saturday, Nov. 11 at 6pm & 8pm at Queen’s ARC.

Queen’s Women’s and Men’s volleyball teams face the Waterloo Warriors in the ARC this Saturday night! Tickets are free for students (just scan your Queen’s ID card on your way in). General admission is $8 online or $10 at the door! BUY TICKETS ONLINE!


THE WORLD REMEMBERS: An Evening for Peace

Saturday, Nov. 11 at 7:30pm at The Isabel.

A stunning performance celebrating peace with local talents and special guest speakers. Featuring: Cantabile Children’s Choir (led by Mark Sirett, Artistic Director), Digging Roots, ISKA Youth, Janice Hill (Four Directions Aboriginal Student Centre),  Open Voices Community Choir (led by Andy Rush, Artistic Director), R.H. Thomson’s The World Remembers, with host Merilyn Simonds. Also featuring special guest Dr. Geoff Hodgetts, speaking on his experiences in Bosnia and Afghanistan.

General admission seating. General Public $29 – Faculty/Staff – $25 – Student $15. BUY TICKETS ONLINE!


FREE Astronomy Talk & Open House

Saturday, Nov. 11 at 7:30pm in Ellis Hall.

Come listen to a professional astronomer share the wonders of the Universe before heading to our outdoor observing deck to view the Moon and planets. Next, head up to the dome to gaze into deep-space with our 14″ reflecting telescope, sure to dazzle inquiring minds young and old! It’s FREE!


OXJAM: Local Music, Global Cause (19+)

Saturday, Nov. 11 at 9pm at The Brooklyn.

Come support an important cause and enjoy a fun evening at the Grad Club, featuring your favourite local musicians: Paper Ladies * Enrights * Sean from the Yukon * Julia Finnegan. Doors open at 9pm

Tickets are $8 in advance, $10 at the door. RSVP ON FACEBOOK

Proceeds go to Rohingya Refugee Crisis Fund.


Kingston Chamber Choir + The Caledonias “Canada at 150”

Sunday, Nov. 12 at 2:30pm at St. George’s Cathedral.

This concert will feature music by Canadian composers and music about Canada. Joining the Kingston Chamber Choir in the concert will be the Queen’s student women’s a cappella ensemble, The Caledonias.

Featured Works: A Winter Day by Sarah Quartel, Bawajigaywin by Andrew Balfour and a piece by summer student composer Crescenzo Dicecco

Tickets are $25 or $15 for those 30 & under. BUY TICKETS ONLINE or at the door, where cash or major credit cards are accepted



Sunday Morning Yoga

Sunday, Nov. 12 at 9:30am at lululemon Princess Street.

Every Sunday morning, lululemon offers a by-donation yoga class inside their store on Princess. The class is open to all levels, just bring your own yoga mat – or borrow one if you’re a beginner! The yoga teacher changes every week, featuring different styles of Kingston’s best yogis.


Artisan Christmas Market

Sunday, Nov. 12 at 10am-4pm at Ambassador Conference Centre.

50 Local Artisans will be showcasing their handcrafted wares at the Artisan Christmas Market! Silent Auction. Pictures with Santa in our Kid Zone area.

Don’t miss the live draw for two ELTON JOHN tickets ($350+ value – Nov 14 at Rogers K-ROCK Centre) at 3pm!


Memorial Centre Farmers’ Market

Sunday, Nov. 12 at 10am-2pm at Kingston Memorial Centre.

Fresh produce, prepared foods, artisan crafts, gifts – all from within 100km of Kingston. Vegan & Gluten-Free options. Live music & kids’ activities weekly. Pet friendly. Free Parking! Perogies – veggies – DIM SUM – meats – dairy – cheeses – CHURROS – baking – artisan crafts – apparel – VEGAN DONUTS – sprouts – healthy stuff -COFFEE – desserts – dog treats – pulled pork sandwiches – community!

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