Events

A Tribute to Nina Simone and Bessie Smith presented by The Royal Theatre Thousand Islands

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This fantastic Musical Duo, the Canadian Diva of Blues, Carolyn Fe, and brilliant jazz pianist Chris Tauchner, honour the Empress of the Blues – Bessie Smith, and M. Eunice Kathleen Waymon aka Nina Simone, the High Priestess of Soul. An unforgettable afternoon of music for all ages.

The Jillian McKenna Project presented by The Royal Theatre Thousand Islands

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With an interesting roster of musicians, the well established Juno-award winning pianist Mr. Adrean Farrugia is alongside the rapidly up and coming 24 year old Toronto based drummer Mackenzie Read, led by the Hamilton-born, New York City studied bassist Jillian McKenna, often using her voice as a second instrument. With three distinct voices continuously pushing the boundaries of what can be accomplished in a trio setting, this band is blurring genres and just beginning to find its very own sound in the jazz world.

BOOMX - presented by the Thousands Islands Playhouse

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Rick Miller returns with the sequel to his hit show BOOM that picks up at Woodstock in 1969 and weaves its way through the iconic moments that shaped Generation X. Featuring over 100 colourful characters from the days of disco, the oil crisis, Watergate, the Cold War, video games, punk rock, the (second) British Invasion, and more.

Gananoque Farmers' Market

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Fresh locally grown produce, meats, baked goods, cut flowers and more! Meet your farmers and neighbours, enjoy a picnic supper in the park and live music from the bandstand. Our market is proud to offer only locally produced goods, for sale by the hands that made/grew them!

Rick Miller's Goodbye Cabaret presented by The Royal Theatre Thousand Islands

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After the success of the Thousand Islands's Playhouse's production of Rick Miller's brilliant play "BOOM", Rick gave a final mesmerizing, high-energy performance at the Royal as a kind of farewell to his friends and fans here in Gan. This year, the Playhouse has Rick's brilliant follow-up show, "BOOM X", and Rick has agreed to honour us with another farewell show at the Royal!

Anne of Green Gables The Musical - presented by The Thousand Islands Playhouse

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THE CLASSIC CANADIAN FAMILY MUSICAL - A young red-haired orphan girl is mistakenly sent to a farm in Avonlea, PEI, and the rest is history. This timeless classic is a poignant story about love, community, and the importance of staying true to oneself. Full of song and dance, this show will warm the hearts of your entire family. By Don Harron and Norman Campbell Directed by Stephanie Graham

1000 Islands Family Ribfest

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1000 Islands Family Ribfest is in its 14th year, 4 professional ribbers, food vendors, Children's Kidz Zone, free children's activities, fish pond, Rotary Arts & Craft Show, Lions Traditional Shore Breakfast, free live music thru out event, accessible, no dogs please.

Gananoque Boat Line Buffet and Dance Cruise featuring the Music of the Spare Change Trio

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Enjoy a three-course meal on a 2-hour sunset cruise (7:00 pm - 9:00 pm) as we weave in and out of the many close knit islands. Relax with live music and the 1000 Islands as your ever-changing backdrop. Gananoque Boat Line Buffet and Dance Cruise featuring the Music of the Spare Change Trio Come join us for a buffet dinner cruise from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm. Enjoy the buffet dinner and dance the night away to a live band on the legendary St. Lawrence river. We begin our trip down the American channel were we will see the Thousand Islands Bridge, world famous Boldt Castle, and end our trip through the beautiful Canadian channel.

The Gananoque Boat Line Buffet and Dance Cruise featuring the Music of The Keepers

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Come join us for a buffet dinner cruise from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm. Enjoy the buffet dinner and dance the night away to a live band on the legendary St. Lawrence river. We begin our trip down the American channel were we will see the Thousand Islands Bridge, world famous Boldt Castle, and end our trip through the beautiful Canadian channel.

GLORY -presented by the Thousand Islands Playhouse

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AN UPLIFTING UNDERDOG STORY It is 1933 and four friends set out to prove that hockey isn’t just a sport for men. But with the Great Depression weighing heavily on the nation, can they overcome the odds and forge their own path to glory? Experience the incredible true story of the Preston Rivulettes – a team that forever changed the face of Canadian hockey.

The Gananoque Boat Line presents A Tribute To Garth Brooks

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Garth Brooks, the Legend, switched from rock music to country music in 1981 with his country hit “Much Too Young (To Feel This Damn Old)” and has become the biggest-selling, solo recording artist in U.S. history. Fresh Horses is a four-piece band paying tribute to the great Garth Brooks with songs such as “Friends in Low Places”, “Standing Outside the Fire”, and finishing the evening with “The Dance”. They tour North American and have garnered rave reviews in their wake. Les Smith, the band leader, looks and sounds so much like Garth that audiences almost forget they are not watching Garth himself.

The Boy in the Moon presented by the Thousand Islands Playhouse

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A FATHER'S SEARCH FOR HIS DISABLED SON Based on the award-winning memoir by Globe and Mail journalist Ian Brown, The Boy in the Moon illuminates the journey of a couple raising a child with disabilities caused by a rare genetic disorder. A profoundly striking, funny, and deeply moving story for anyone who has been a parent or caregiver.

The Gananoque Boat Line Buffet and Dance Cruise featuring the Music of The Spare Change Trio

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Come join us for a buffet dinner cruise from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm. Enjoy the buffet dinner and dance the night away to a live band on the legendary St. Lawrence river. We begin our trip down the American channel were we will see the Thousand Islands Bridge, world famous Boldt Castle, and end our trip through the beautiful Canadian channel.

The Gananoque Boat Line presents A Tribute To The Bee Gees

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"Night Fever" - The Bee Gees Tribute is the largest production of the Bee Gees in the world. This all-Canadian cast has been touring for the past ten years, from Disneyland to Russia, recreating the look and sound of the Bee Gees. Capturing a full history of the Bee Gees, "Night Fever" includes songs from "To Love Somebody," "Massachusetts," I Got to Get A Message," "I Started A Joke," "Jive Talking," "More Than A Woman," "Nite Fever," "You Should Be Dancing," "Tragedy," "Stayin' Alive.," and many more.

Ring of Fire the Music of Johnny Cash - presented by the Thousand Islands Playhouse

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MUSICAL CELEBRATION OF THE MAN IN BLACK From the iconic songbook of Johnny Cash comes a powerful musical about love, success, faith, and redemption. Performed by a multi-talented cast, this foot-stompin’ salute to a music legend features more than two dozen classic hits, including “I Walk the Line” and “Folsom Prison Blues” that paint a stirring portrait of The Man in Black.

The New Canadian Curling Club - presented by the Thousand Islands Playhouse

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A HIT COMEDY THAT HURRIES HARD Inspired by the local refugee resettlement program, a small town organizes a Learn-to-Curl class to welcome newcomers. From the writer of Bed & Breakfast and The Birds & the Beescomes this hilarious story about burning rocks, bonspiel beers, and becoming a team

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