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BLOG | What’s happening in St. Catharines this weekend

Blog | February 7, 2020

By Rob Lapensee

Exciting concerts, amazing history, top performances, romantic date ideas and so much more. Here’s what’s happening in St. Catharines this weekend (February 7-9).

Blue Rodeo

Friday, February 7, 8 p.m.
Meridian Centre

One of Canada’s most iconic bands, Blue Rodeo, returns to the Meridian Centre on Friday, February 7.

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Hugh and Marie Logan Jazz Series

Friday, February 7, 7:30 p.m.
FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre

The Brock University Department of Music presents guest artist the Pat Labarbera Quartet.

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Kaumakaiwa Kanaka’ole

Friday, February 7, 7:30 p.m.
FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre

A HOT TICKET presentation: Kaumakaiwa seamlessly melds Hawaiian culture and modern sensibilities in deeply powerful music.

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Girlfriend Material with Pony and More

Friday, February 7, 8 p.m.
The Warehouse

Composed of members from Tokyo Police Club and Hollerado, Girlfriend Material is the most anticipated supergroup since the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles teamed up with the Power Rangers From Space, only featuring more Canadians with electric guitars.

Todd Van Allen

February 8-9, 8 p.m.
Showtime Comedy and Entertainment

Stand up Comic Todd Van Allen takes the stage at the Showtime Comedy and Entertainment.

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Family Love at the St. Catharines Farmers Market

Saturday, February 8, 9-11 a.m.
Market Square

Children will enjoy decorating their very own Valentine’s Day cookie and creating Valentines, arts and crafts. Parents will enjoy browsing the farmers market in Downtown St. Catharines. Great family activity.

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Follow the North Star guided tours

Saturday, February 8, 10 a.m.
St. Catharines Museum and Welland Canals Centre

The St. Catharines Museum and Welland Canals Centre is celebrating Black History Month in February with special tours of its award-winning Follow the North Star exhibit. The museum is also hosting screenings of the 2019 documentary “Risking Everything: A Story of Niagara’s Freedom Seekers”, following the Saturday tours at 11 a.m.

RUSH: Beyond the Lighted Stage

Saturday, Feb 8, 9 p.m.
The Film House

A documentary about the Canadian rock band Rush relates the group’s 40-year history and examines its continuing popularity.An in-depth look at the Canadian rock band Rush, chronicling the band’s musical evolution from their progressive rock sound of the ’70s to their current heavy rock style.

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A Handmade Love Affair

Sunday, February 9, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Henry of Pelham Family Estate Winery

Celebrate Valentine’s Day early at Henry of Pelham. Curated by Jessica Silvestri of Bella Buddha Beads, shop gifts from local artisans and maybe treat yourself to a thing or two! Entry is complimentary. Wine and light snacks are available for purchase.

Africville Stories

Sunday, Feb. 9, 2:30 p.m.
FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre

A HOT TICKET presentation: Based on Joe Sealy’s Juno-winning jazz and gospel recording, experience poignant and uplifting stories and songs about the people and legacy of Africville, Canada’s oldest black community.