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Discover February Events 2016

Discover February Events 2016

From Frosty Fest, one of Ontario’s largest winter carnivals, to the much-anticipated Chili Willy Cook-off, Brantford knows how to have fun in the snow! This February, make winter wonderful in Brantford.

 

World Nutella Day!
Friday, February 5, 2016
Free public skate from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Free public swim from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Bake-off Competition with local businesses from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre, 254 North Park St., Brantford

Come join the fun and celebrate World Nutella Day!  Famous Children’s characters, free pancakes with Nutella, free product giveaways and more! Enjoy a ton of free family activities all sponsored by Ferrero in partnership with the City of Brantford. Click to view this event on the Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre website


 

9th Annual Storybook Breakfast presented by Kids Can Fly
Saturday, February 6, 2016 Two sittings: 9:00 a.m. & 11:00 a.m
Church of the New Covenant, 22 Holiday Drive, Brantford
Tickets: Adult $15.00. Child $10.00 

The magic of stories comes to life at this family literacy focused event held each winter at the Storybook Breakfast. Come to meet some of your favourite storybook characters! Each child receives a free book, character photo and full breakfast. Click to view the Kids Can Fly website


 

Freez’n, Live stage show and tribute to Frozen
Saturday, February 6, 2015 Doors open at 1:00 p.m., Show starts at 1:30 p.m.
Royal Canadian Legion Branch 90, 21 Oak St., Brantford
Admission: $20.00 advance, $25 at the door.

Kids will LOVE this! Live on stage, take a trip to the snowy heights of Arendel and get lost in a whirlwind of song, dance and snow! Sing-A-Long with Anna, Elsa, Sven and Olaf. Dance with a snowman and learn to cast icy spells! Tickets are available at Archie's Fish & Chips, Subs and Burgers located at 216 Erie Avenue, Brantford . Click to view more information


 

Tribute Stars in Concert
Saturday February 6, 2016  Doors open at 7:30 p.m. Show at 8:00 p.m.
Royal Canadian Legion Branch 90, 21 Oak St., Brantford
Admission: $10.00 advance, $15.00 at the door.

Tributes to your favourites! ABBA, Adele, Reba, Vince Gill, Rita MacNeil, Blues Brothers, The Judds, The Beach Boys and more! Tickets are available at Archie's Fish & Chips, Subs and Burgers located at 216 Erie Avenue, Brantford. Click to view more information


 

Community Series Trio Jazz & Friends
Thursday February 11, 2016 at 8:00 p.m.
Main Lobby; Sanderson Centre for the Performing Arts, 88 Dalhousie St. Brantford
Admission: $25.00 

Jazz, Blues, crossover and things new! Trio Jazz is proud to include both prominent and up and coming local artists for this performance. In support of the Brantford chapter of the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Click to view Sanderson Centre website


 

Performagraphic Exhibition Opening
February 12 to May 6, 2016 at 7:00 p.m.
Woodland Cultural Centre, 184 Mohawk St., Brantford

Featuring the photographic works and accompanying objects created by James Luna, created during a period between 2010-2014, referencing his artistic career of over 30 years. Click to view Events at the Woodland Cultural Centre website


 

Breakfast with Bach
February 14, 2016 at 12:00 p.m.
Polish Hall, 154 Pearl St., Brantford
Tickets are $40.00 and are available online at onstagedirect.com/bso

Catered buffet brunch at the Polish Hall with entertainment by musicians from the Brantford Symphony Orchestra performing music by Bach, Telemann, Vivaldi and more. Click to view the Polish Hall website


 

Alec & Mabel’s Valentine Dinner
Sunday, February 14, 2016 at 7:00 p.m.
The Exchange Café, Bell Homestead, 94Tutela Heights Rd., Brantford
Cost: $35.00 per person 

Valentine’s dinner menu consists of appetizer, field greens salad, your choice of stuffed chicken breast or beef tenderloin and a signature dessert from the Exchange Café with coffee or tea including tax & gratuity. Click to view My Brantford website for more information


 

O'gra'geh gonot ga'nye: (Playing in the Snow) Winter Fest 
February 15, 2016 at 10:00 am
Woodland Cultural Centre, 184 Mohawk St., Brantford

This one day winter festival provides a look at how past traditional Haudenosaunee winter activities have evolved over the years. Experience what a typical winter day may have looked like 100 years ago at Six Nations including a demonstration Snowsnake track where men and boys can try their hand at throwing a snow snake or women and girls can go out on the grounds snowshoeing. Click to view the Woodland Cultural Centre website


 

Family Day Fun at Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre
Monday, February 15, 2016 from 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Families receive $2 off Family General Admission on Family Day!
Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre, 254 North Park St., Brantford 

A wide variety of fun activities and a free public skate at the Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre. Click to view the Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre website


 

Frosty Fest                        
Saturday, February 13 to Monday, February 15, 2016 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Harmony Square Downtown Brantford
Free Admission 

One of the largest winter Carnivals in Ontario, enjoy Brantford’s family friendly event with highlights that include professional ice-carvers, horse-drawn trolley rides, ball hockey, an artisans bazaar figure skating shows, a street midway and inflatables, a snow slide and free skating. Kids will enjoy pony rides and free Kids Zone games! Click to view Discover Brantford Blog for more information


 

Family Day at Myrtleville
Monday, February 15, 2016 at 1:00 p.m.
Myrtleville House Museum, 34 Myrtleville Drive, Brantford

Myrtleville House celebrates Family Day with children’s programming , tours and demonstrations of blacksmiths working in the forge using techniques from the late 1800s and early 1900s. Click to view My Brantford.ca for more information


 

Stage 88 presents On Golden Pond
Thursday, February 18, Friday February 19 at 8:00 p.m. & Saturday February 20, 2016 at 2:00 p.m.
Sanderson Centre for the Performing Arts, 88 Dalhousie St., Brantford
Admission: $29.00, Seniors: $26.00

Local performance directed by Brantford’s own Rick Toews, This modern, classic American comedy/drama touching on turbulent family relationships, generation gaps and the difficulties facing a couple in the twilight years of a long marriage. Click to view Sanderson Centre website


 

Personal Computer Museum Open House
Saturday, February 20, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Personal Computer Museum, 13 Alma St., Brantford

Display, preservation and interaction of personal computers are the concepts of the Personal Computer Museum allowing visitors to relive their earlier computer days or find out how we roughed it in the 70’s and 80’s. Click to view the Personal Computer Museum website


 

Lobby Series at the Sanderson Centre for the Performing Arts with Danny Michel
Thursday, February 25, 2016 at 8:00 p.m.
Sanderson Centre Main Lobby, 88 Dalhousie St., Brantford
Admission: $25.00 

Two Juno nominations and six solo albums are some of the claims to fame for Danny Michel as well as one of the most charming songwriters to grace the stage. Click to view Sanderson Centre website


 

“The Other Noise” presented by Ichthys Theatre
Friday, February 26, 27 & 28 2016 as well as March 4, 5 & 6, 2016
Showtimes are 7:30pm on Friday and Saturdays and 2:00 p.m. on Sundays.
Gord Paynter Theatre, North Park Collegiate, 280 North Park St., Brantford
Tickets are just $15 for Seniors or $10 Students

Local Theatre Ichthys marks its’ 16th season with the Comedy-Drama “The Other Noise”, a comical quest to a place of hope by local playwright Martin Smith and featuring a strong cast of local actors. Click to view Ichthys Theatre website


 

Benefit Concert for Lansdowne Children’s Centre
Saturday, February 27, 2016  at 7:00 p.m.
Salvation Army Citadel, 33 Diana St., Brantford

Enjoy talent from local singing group Brant Men Of Song where they share their musical stylings  to help raise funds for Lansdowne Children’s Centre. Click to view My Brantford website for more information


 

9th Annual Chili Willy Cook-Off
Sunday, February 28, 2016
Harmony Square Downtown Brantford
Free Admission 

Vote for your favourite chili after taste testing over 15 local recipes! Bring your skates for Family fun on the Harmony Square ice rink while enjoying the music of “The Piano Man” on the Bell Stage! Click to view Discover Brantford Blog for more information


 

Legend of the Heartbeat ~ Yamato Drummers of Japan World Tour 2015-2016
Monday February 29 at 8:00 p.m. & Tuesday March 1, 2016 at 12:00 p.m.
Sanderson Centre for the performing Arts, 88 Dalhousie St., Brantford
Admission: $49.00 

Every year, Yamato tours the world, creating and presenting original Yamato compositions. Taiko is a musical instrument deeply familiar to every Japanese. Since the dawn of history, Taiko’s rich reverberations have filled people with inspiration and encouragement in a wide range of settings. Click to view the Sanderson Centre website


 

Did we miss your February 2016 event? Submit it into the comments below! 

 

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