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Discover January 2020 Events in Brantford

Winter Class Registration Opens

Brantford Potters Guild, 111 Sherwood dr

Wednesday, January 1, 2020

All Day

Admission: Free

Registration Begins to sign up for winter classes for pottery making.

Brantford Potters Guild website

 

24th Annual Mayor’s Levee

Brantford and District Civic Centre, 79 Market St S.

Wednesday, January 1, 2020

11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Admission: Free

Join Mayor Kevin Davis as Brantford welcomes 2020! Enjoy lunch with a free community skate from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

City of Brantford website

 

22nd Annual Walter Gretzky House League Tournament

Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre, 254 North Park St.

Friday, January 3 to Sunday, January 5, 2020

All Day

Admission: Free

For 3 days enjoy watching the minor hockey leagues from around the world play for the love of hockey!

Brantford Minor Hockey website

 

MINI POP KIDS Live: The Bright Lights Tour

Sanderson Centre for the Peforming Arts, 88 Dalhousie St.

Saturday, January 4, 2020

2:30 p.m.

Admission: $29.75-$39.75/VIP $69.75

The Mini Pop Kids are back and shining bright with their brand new ‘Bright Lights Concert Tour,’ featuring the year’s biggest hits! Performing songs by Ariana Grande, Shawn Mendes, The Jonas Brothers, Taylor Swift to throwback favourites that all will enjoy. This isn’t just a show, it’s an experience for the whole family. Don’t miss your chance to sing, dance and POP! With Canada’s best-selling kids music group, THE MINI POP KIDS.

Sanderson Centre website

 

Temple Theatre Project

Sanderson Centre for the Peforming Arts, 88 Dalhousie St.

Sunday, January 5, 2020

1:30 p.m.

Admission: $15

Vaudeville, Music, Dance, Comedy! In 1919, the Temple Theatre opened its doors to the public. 100 years later, an audience is taken on an unforgettable journey through the historic walls, backstage and even on-stage. Brant Theatre Workshops in partnership with the Sanderson Centre present this unique play that tells the story of the Sanderson Centre over 100 years.

Sanderson Centre website

 

Centennial Film Series – The Sound of Music

Sanderson Centre for the Peforming Arts, 88 Dalhousie St.

Sunday, January 5, 2020

3:00 p.m.

Admission: $9.00

A tuneful, heartwarming story, it is based on the real life story of the Von Trapp Family singers, one of the world’s best-known concert groups in the era of immediately preceding World War II. Julie Andrews plays the role of Maria, the tomboyish postulant at an Austrian abbey who becomes a governess in the home of a widowed naval captain with seven children, and brings a new love of life and music into the home.

Sanderson Centre website

 

Bounty Enterprises Presents ABBAMania

Sanderson Centre for the Peforming Arts, 88 Dalhousie St.

Saturday, January 11, 2020

7:30 p.m.

Admission: $49

Abbamania is the world’s number one production of Abba. The show consists of studio musicians that recreate Abba live in concert. They are the only Abba production to perform twice for the ast of Mama Mia. Hear the hits from “Waterloo, S.O.S. to Dancing Queen.” Also on the same show is Night Fever as the Bee Gees. With all the high harmonies and stage presence of the Bee Gees, they will be performing songs from “Jive Talking, Too Love Somebody, Stayin’ Alive, to You Should Be Dancing” plus many more. Abbamania and Night Fever perform over 200 concerts a year and they will take you back in time when Abba and The Bee Gees ruled the pop music world. Two great shows on one stage. Special guest Sean Hawk from Brantford as Freddie Mercury and Kara Chandler from Brantford as Lady Gaga.

Sanderson Centre website

 

Circa – Humans

Sanderson Centre for the Peforming Arts, 88 Dalhousie St.

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

7:00 p.m.

Admission: $62

Ten acrobats from award-winning contemporary circus ensemble Circa take us on a stirring journey of what it means to be human, and how our bodies, our connections, and our aspirations all form part of who we are. Circa’s acrobats explore the physical limits of their bodies as they are pushed to the extreme they question how much we can take as humans. Created by Yaron Lifschitz, the stage is stripped bare as the vuleranbility of a team of highly skilled acrobats is exposed.

Sanderson Centre website

 

Tribute to Ed Sheeran

Sanderson Centre for the Peforming Arts, 88 Dalhousie St.

Saturday, January 18, 2020

7:30 p.m.

Admission: $36.25

For one night only – check out the UK’s Tribute to Ed Sheeran! Daniel East is a well known entertainer across the North West UK and he travels this country and Europe with his fantastic Ed Sheeran Tribute shows. Performning all the Top Hits such as Castle on the Hill, Perfect, Shape of You, Photograph, Thinking Out Loud, I Don’t Care and more. For just under two hours, be immersed in all things Ed Sheeran and then a surprise twist that will leave you wanting more. Daniel does not work to backing tracks, he expertly uses the ‘loop pedal’ that Ed uses to amazing effect delivering a 100% authentic and amazing show every time.

Sanderson Centre website

  

W.O.D. Train Show

Paris Fairgrounds, 139 Silver St

Sunday, January 19, 2020

10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Admission: General-$5.00, NMRA (WOD)-$4.00, Under 12 Free

Enjoy touring the Paris Fairgrounds as men and woman from Ontario show off their model trains!Watch as they show off their beloved hobbies and learn about their love for these engines.

Western Ontario Division of the National Railroad Association website

 

Temple Theatre Project

Sanderson Centre for the Peforming Arts, 88 Dalhousie St.

Sunday, January 19, 2020

1:30 p.m.

Admission: $15

Vaudeville, Music, Dance, Comedy! In 1919, the Temple Theatre opened its doors to the public. 100 years later, an audience is taken on an unforgettable journey through the historic walls, backstage and even on-stage. Brant Theatre Workshops in partnership with the Sanderson Centre present this unique play that tells the story of the Sanderson Centre over 100 years.

Sanderson Centre website

 

Centennial Film Series – Grease

Sanderson Centre for the Peforming Arts, 88 Dalhousie St.

Sunday, January 19, 2020

3:00 p.m.

Admission: $9

Experience the friendships, romances and adventures of a group of high school kids in the 1950s. Welcome to the singing and dancing world of “Grease,” the most successful movie musical of all time. A wholesome exchange student (Olivia Newton-Jon) and a leather-clad Danny (John Travolta) have a summer romance, but will it cross clique lines?

Sanderson Centre website

 

Valdy – Celebrating 50 Years of Touring

Artist Speaker Series – main lobby

Sanderson Centre for the Peforming Arts, 88 Dalhousie St.

Thursday, January 23 2020

8:00 p.m.

Admission: $29

Now considered Canada’s #1 Troubadour. He is the winner of two Juno Awards for Folk Singer of the Year and Folk Entertainer of the Year, and has received seven additional Juno nominations. His 20 odd albums have achieed total sales of over half a million units, four of which are certified gold. Of Canadian folk artists in the mid-1970s, only Gordon Lightfoot was more popular. MacLean’s magazine has said “unquestionably the most public performer in anada today, and the most loved.”

Sanderson Centre website

  

21st Annual Family Literacy Day

Various Locations

Monday, January 27, 2020

All Day

Family Literacy Day takes place every January 27 to raise awareness about reading and how important it is for families.

 

2020 Western Region SC Champs Swim Meet

Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre, 254 North Park St

Thursday, January 30 to Sunday, February 2, 2020

All Day

Cheer on Ontario and support the swim team at the Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre!

Swim Ontario website

 

Hyprov with Colin Mochrie & Asad Mecci

Sanderson Centre for the Peforming Arts, 88 Dalhousie St.

Wednesday, January 29, 2020

8:00 p.m.

Admission: $48

“From the minds of improv and comedy legend Colin Mochrie, and Master Hypnotist Asad Mecci, comes a brand-new, mind-blowing, jaw-dropping, side-splitting show. Twenty volunteers from the audience will be hypnotized. Four or five of the best are left on stage, when Colin Mochrie of Whose Line Is It, Anyway? Enters and improvises with them…WHILE THEY ARE UNDER HYPNOSIS! In the hands of two masters, and soley crafted from the volunteers’ uninhibited subconscious, who knows where their minds will take us?”

Sanderson Centre website

 

Gerry Dee: Alone. On A Stage.

Sanderson Centre for the Peforming Arts, 88 Dalhousie St.

Friday, January 31, 2020

8:00 p.m.

Admission: $55-$91

Host of Family Feud Canada and start of award-winning sitcom, Mr. D, Gerry Dee has been making audiences laugh for two decades and is back on the road with his latest cross-Canada tour – Alone. On A Stage. Dee will take his trademark humour about marriage, fatherhood, and his years as a teacher to 20 cities across Canada beginning in January with his Brantford stop on January 31.

Sanderson Centre website

 

 

 

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