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Discover Brantford's January 2019 Events

Discover Brantford's January 2019 Events

Brantford is the perfect spot to relish the calm of the cool winter air as you relax from the rush of the holidays.  Skating at Harmony Square, enjoying a show at the majestic Sanderson Centre or taking in some laughs at the Comedy Improv Festival are all great ways to get out and discover Brantford this January! 

Spidey Make Believe – Magic of Your Mind
Friday, January 4, 2019
Sanderson Centre, 88 Dalhousie Street, Brantford
6:30 p.m.
Admission: $40/person
Spidey has performed on the stages of America’s Got talent and Showtime at the Apollo.  He has also performed for celebrities such as Jennifer Lopez and Steve Harvey.  This mind-blowing magical journey will tap into your every emotion.  Fun for the whole family!

23rd Annual Mayor’s Levee and Open House
Saturday, January 5, 2019
Brantford Armory, 18 Brant Ave., Brantford
11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Admission: FREE
Please join the Mayor for the 23nd Annual Mayor’s Levee and Open House, presented by the 56th Field Regiment. This free community event will have displays from the Canadian Military Heritage Museum and an opportunity to tour Brantford’s historic Armory. 

Saturday, January 12, 2019
Sanderson Centre, 88 Dalhousie Street, Brantford
7:30 p.m.
Admission: $40/person
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 cast 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 year and they will take you back in time when Abba and The Bee Gees ruled the pop music world.

Upright Citizens Brigade Tourco
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
Sanderson Centre, 88 Dalhousie Street, Brantford
8:00 p.m.
Admission: $45/person
The UBC Touring company brings to Brantford the best improv comedians from legendary Upright Citizens Brigade theatres.  This is a 90 minute unscripted and totally improvised performance. This show is recommended for mature audiences.

Artist Speaker Series presents Murray McLauchlan-Getting Out of Here Alive
Thursday, January 17, 2019
Sanderson Centre, Main Lobby, 88 Dalhousie Street, Brantford
8:00 p.m.
Admission: $29/person
Thirty-odd years after his first foray into music, Murray has eighteen albums to his credit. His songs have been covered by many other artists and he has now played in every major hall in Canada.  The recipient of many awards including 11 Junos he was inducted into the Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame in 2016. 

3rd Annual Brant Improv Festival
Friday, January 18 and Saturday, January 19, 2019
Royal Canadian Legion #90, 21 Oak Street, Brantford
8:00 p.m. until midnight
Admission: $8 tickets at the door
Join us for a great night of laughs, music and more at the 3rd Annual Brant Improv Festival. Festival takes place January 18th and 19th at 8pm.  Tickets are just $8 at the door. Proceeds to Brantwood Community Services and Desiree's Ride Brantford (Desiree's Angels). Music by See You Next Thursday and Monique Roussel Hunsley.

Paris Junction Model Train Show
Sunday, January 20, 2019
Paris Fairgrounds, 139 Silver Street, Paris
10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Admission: $5, children under 12 are FREE
Vendors, Craftsmen and operating model train layouts. Come and explore this event located at the Paris Fairgrounds.

Boys, Girls and Other Mythological Creatures
Tuesday, January 22, 2019
Sanderson Centre, 88 Dalhousie Street, Brantford
10:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.
Admission: $12/person
Boys, Girls, and Other Mythological Creatures follow young Simon on a quest to battle a fearsome dragon, with the aid of their friend Abby. Along the way, Simon’s older brother resists the pair’s magical world and shares his discomfort with Simon dressing up to transform into their ‘true self.’ 

I Mother Earth and Finger Eleven
Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Sanderson Centre, 88 Dalhousie Street, Brantford
8:00 p.m.
Admission: $65/$55 per person
Two of Canada’s most successful hard rock bands come together and are touring across Canada for a tour.  When you consider the number of hits from each of the two bands and combine this with their amazing live show, this is one rock show you can’t afford to miss!

Family Literacy Day
Sunday, January 27, 2019
Brantford Public Library, 173 Colborne St., Brantford 
3:00 p.m. to 4:15 p.m.
Admission: FREE
Family Literacy Day is a national awareness initiative created by ABC Life Literacy Canada in 1999 and held annually on January 27 to raise awareness of the importance of reading and engaging in other literacy-related activities as a family. 

Brantford Community Symphony Orchestra
Sunday, January 27, 2019
Brantford Convention Centre, 100 Market Street South, Brantford
3:00 p.m.
Admission: by donation
The Brantford Community Symphony Orchestra Mission Statement reads, “Our mission is to provide the best symphonic experience, giving people of all age’s opportunities for musical growth and education.”  As a collection of professional musicians, their musical genres include classical and pops; and they have worked with various choruses, soloists, and theatrical groups with world music, musicals and film themes.
Come out and enjoy an afternoon of live music!

Skating and Arenas 
The City of Brantford offers many parks and arenas where families can lace up their skates and enjoy the crisp, clean winter air.

Upcoming February Events:
Classic Albums Live - Queen - Night at the Opera
Sanderson Centre for the Performing Arts 
Saturday, February 2, 2019
Frosty Fest
Harmony Square
February 16 & 17, 2019
Chili Willy Cook-Off
Harmony Square
February 24, 2019


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