Gears & Gourmet

GEARS & GOURMET

Food and steam will be the main attractions at the Gears & Gourmet event on June 7. Check out the Gas & Steam Barn, as some of Pickering Museum Village’s collection is put into action. Enter the fourth annual Beard and Moustache Competition with a heritage twist. Enjoy food from gourmet food trucks: Kevin’s Burger Obsession, Pretty Sweet and Fiesty Jack’s; and live entertainment by Voodoo Pawnshop, Honey Badger, Midnight Jewel and the Cobra Kings.

WHAT’S HAPPENING IN DURHAM REGION

Until June 7
Ajax Community Theatre presents “The Psychic” by Sam Bobrick
St. Francis Centre, Ajax

Until Sept. 21
Sundays On The Porch
Nautical Village, Pickering

June 1 to 14
THE REAL: THE ABSTRACT: THE FUSION. Artwork by Allan O’Mara
Cultural Expression Art Gallery, Ajax

June 1
Horse Lover’s Tour
Various locations, Scugog

June 1
Furry Friends 5K
Heydenshore Park, Whitby

June 1
Canadian Armed Forces Day
York-Durham Heritage Railway, Uxbridge

June 1
Newcastle Home & Lifestyle Show
Newcastle Arena, Clarington

June 1
D-Day Parade and Ceremony
Pickering City Hall: Courtyard, Pickering

June 2
art talk: the vinyl story
Station Gallery, Whitby

June 6, 13, 20 and 27
Yoga in the Garden
Oshawa Community Museum, Oshawa

June 6
Fairy Tale Puppet Show
Oshawa Public Libraries (Northview Branch), Oshawa

June 6
Dr. Mike Mandel Hypnosis
LiveAct Theatre, Whitby

June 7
Exhibit: A Brush with the Land – Two Palettes
Scugog Council for the Arts Gallery, Scugog

June 7
Duffins Creek Family Fun Day
Paulynn Park, Ajax

June 7
Canoe the Nonquon
Scugog Shores Heritage Centre and Archives, Scugog

June 7
Community Care Durham’s 9th Annual Walk for Mental Health Awareness
Waterfront Trail (Heydenshore Park), Whitby

June 7 and 8
30th Annual Beaverton Antiques and Collectibles Show and Sale
176 Main St., Brock

June 7
Spring Food and Wine Festival
Newcastle Town Hall, Clarington

June 7
Neil Diamond Tribute – live band
LiveAct Theatre, Whitby

June 8
First Responders’ Day
York-Durham Heritage Railway, Uxbridge

June 8
Summer Circus Spectacular
General Motors Centre, Oshawa

June 8
OPG Second Sundays
The Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa

June 10
Discover PEI with Christian Pritchard
The Passionate Cook’s Essentials, Uxbridge

June 11 (alternate Wednesdays)
Concerts in the Park
Memorial Park Bandshell, Oshawa

June 11 to Aug. 27 (Wednesdays)
Whitby Music in the Park
Rotary Centennial Park, Whitby

June 12 to Aug. 28 (Thursdays)
Brooklin Music in the Park
Grass Park, Whitby

June 12 to 14
Summerfest
Historic Downtown Bowmanville, Clarington

June 13 to 15
Art By The Waterfront
Port Perry waterfront, Scugog

June 13 to 15
Durham West Blues Fest
Annandale Golf & Country Club, Ajax

June 13 to 15
Canadian Historic Grand Prix
Canadian Tire Motorsport Park, Clarington

June 14
Oak Ridges Moraine Adventure Relay
From Rice Lake to King City

June 14
Tank Saturday
Ontario Regiment Museum, Oshawa

June 14
History in Action Saturdays – Once Upon A Saturday
Pickering Museum Village, Pickering

June 14 and 21
Summer Solstice Suppers
Pickering Museum Village, Pickering

June 15
Father’s Day
York-Durham Heritage Railway, Uxbridge

June 15
Silver Screen Sunday – Father of the Bride
St. Francis Centre, Ajax

June 17
Heart: Heart Rockin Heaven – Canada Tour 2014 with Special Guest Jason Bonham
General Motors Centre, Oshawa

June 17
Nordic Pole Walking By The Lake
Water Street south parking lot, Whitby

June 18
Walking In Our Moccasins
Oshawa Public Libraries (McLaughlin Branch), Oshawa

June 19
exhibition tour: toni latour, the femme project
Station Gallery, Whitby

June 20
Moonlight Madness
Downtown Port Perry, Scugog

June 21
History in Action Saturdays – History in Lights, Camera, Action
Pickering Museum Village, Pickering

June 21
Strawberry Social & Garden Event
Historical Leaskdale Church, Uxbridge

June 22
Ajax Trailfest
Audley Recreation Centre, Ajax

June 22
Roar by the Shore – Car Show
Downtown Port Perry, Scugog

June 22
Newcastle Horticultural Society Centennial Celebration Garden Party
Newcastle Community Hall Parkette, Clarington

June 26
wave: live summer music
Station Gallery, Whitby

June 28
History in Action Saturdays – Dig Up Your Roots
Pickering Museum Village, Pickering

June 29
Lunch with Legends – The Beach Boys
LiveAct Theatre, Whitby

June 29
Summer Concert Series Kick-off: Courtyard Dance
City Hall (Courtyard), Pickering

Food Truck

Gourmet Food Truck Frenzy

Whitby’s first-ever Gourmet Food Truck Frenzy runs May 10 and 11 at the Abilities Centre. The two-day, outdoor event (organized by the Rotary Club of Whitby), will feature 15 gourmet food trucks offering fabulous international fare, as well as wine and craft brewers from across Ontario. Other features include live music from local talent, free draws, tours of the Abilities Centre and more.

Spring Studio Tour

Lake Scugog Spring Studio Tour

Studio tours are popular during springtime in Durham Region, with local artists opening their doors and welcoming you to experience art and culture first hand. The weekend of May 3 and 4 features the 15th annual Lake Scugog Spring Studio Tour, which will showcase visual artists, pottery, porcelain, wood, glass, stone, metalwork, mixed media, fibre, jewelry and photography. Pictured above is Peter Lauricella, woodturner, turning a large salad bowl.