TL;WR for September 27 through October 3 2022
What to do.
Monday, September 26
The Milkman’s Daughter Market features an array of local artisans, farmers, food vendors and and Short Finger Brewing Beer. There will be vegetables and dairy, bread and snacks, hot food, shirts, jewellery etc. Swing by for the last extended Monday Market of the season.
It’s not too late! Registration for the R+T Park + KWFamous Charity Disc Golf Tournament on Sept. 28 supporting the Sexual Assault Support Centre closes today. Can’t make the tournament? Hang out at the Public Beer Garden with Fo Cheezy, Block Three Brewing, music by DJ King Kadeem and lots of lawn games!
Tuesday, September 27
Descendants Beer & Beverage Co. and BeccaHosts presents Karaoke Night starting at 7 p.m.
Wednesday, September 28
AOK Craft Beer + Arcade x Good Co. Productions present Elaquent live from 8–10 p.m.
Join the Kitchener Waterloo Art Gallery at Kitchener Public Library for a free screening of animated shorts selected by exhibiting artist Emily Pelstring. Wednesday, Sept. 28 at 7 p.m.
Come to Heffner Studio at the Kitchener Public Library and learn how to edit drum breaks using MPC Beats. Participants will learn basic editing skills, how to analyze sound waves, sequencing drum samples, creating drum sample packs, and looping. Registration is required. Participants must be 13 or older. Wednesday, Sept. 28 a 6:30 p.m.
Thursday, September 29
KWFamous presents Comedy in the Green in Vogelsang Green this Thursday, Sept. 29 starting at 7 p.m.
Cancer Bats + Comeback Kid play Maxwell’s starting at 7 p.m.
Descendants Beer & Beverage Co. and BeccaHosts Entertainment have 2010’s Musical Bingo starting at 8 p.m.
Friday, September 30
Back at the Apollo Cinema, check out a Drunken Cinema screening of Roadhouse at 7 p.m.
The Pulao Gals will be hosting a food pop-up at TWB Brewing Co-Op from 4–8 p.m. They are a South Asian Mom-Daughter Duo bringing Pashtun/Pakistani cuisine to KW area.
The Kitchener Rangers open the 2022-23 season with a meeting against the Sarnia Sting at The Kitchener Memorial Auditorium on Friday, Sept. 30 at 7:30 p.m. This game marks the start of the 60th year of Rangers hockey!
Tri-City Hip Hop x Good Co. Productions present Dijahsb live at The Registry with very special guests Quinton Barnes and Stevedave.
Saturday, October 1
Kick off Oktoberfest in Uptown Waterloo with the Mayor’s Oktoberfest Market from 10–4 p.m.
odd duck | wine and provisions is hosting their first ever wine event at their new popup space at 20 Hurst Ave, Kitchener. Book tickets in advance for $60 and get you three wine pours and three paired small plates. Event runs from noon until 10 pm, grab a time slot and head on over. Individual tickets for single items can be purchased onsite for $12/item. Walk-ins welcome, however the advance ticket gets you more for less.
Head outdoors for a street photography workshop with Rob Skeoch and the Kitchener Waterloo Art Gallery. In conjunction with his exhibition of street portraits at Kitchener City Hall, photographer Rob Skeoch hosts this street photography class. Bring a smart phone or digital camera, and wear a good pair of shoes for this walking workshop in Downtown Kitchener. Saturday, Oct. 1 from 1–4 p.m.
The Ancient Mariners Canoe Club and the Cambridge Bee City Team present the Inaugural Cambridge Bee City Festival this Saturday, Oct. 1 from 2–4 p.m. See what the community has been doing to protect its pollinators and take a walk through the Cambridge Pollinator Preserve and Education Centre.
Sparkle Party Comedy Night takes over Descendant Beer & Beverage at 8 p.m/
Craftoberfest brings together craft beer and community in an annual celebration at TWB Brewing Co-Op. Check out special seasonal beer releases and a Craftoberfest menu, as well as dix different events—there's something for everyone at TWB's Craftoberfest, October 1–8. Kick it off with the Queens of Craftoberfest Drag Show, an evening of music and performance starting off with a keg tapping by one of their six amazing queens!
The Grand River Film Festival’s Cineseries returns to the Princess Twin for their return to in-person screenings. They’re screening The Long Rider, a documentary about Filipe Leite, an aspiring journalist who sets out on an epic quest to ride from his adoptive home of Calgary to his family's home in Brazil entirely on horseback. Director Sean Cisterna (From the Vine) will be in attendance for a conversation and Q&A afterwards.
Spin the Beastagon and ogle 24 new artworks at The Beasting 2022 Unleashing. The Beasting is 44 Gaukel’s exquisite corpse-making blind collaboration. This free, all-ages, drop-in event on Saturday, October 1 from 3-7 p.m. also features a special reimagination of a 44G studio by 2022 Beasting contributor Torin Langen.
The 2022 K-W Central Art Walk is this Saturday and Sunday. The walk is is a yearly studio tour and sale in the Kitchener neighbourhoods bounded by King, Victoria, Weber, and Union streets. Come visit, and get a chance to see artists in their own studios, displaying fine art, jewelry, paintings, food, photography, pottery, glass, collage and fibre arts. Saturday, Oct. 1 and Sunday, Oct. 2.
Sunday, October 2
Sundays are for shopping local. Check out Lazy Sunday with BRFC & Friends over at Short Finger Brewing Co. from 1– 5 p.m.
They can’t kick him out of the country anymore, so he’s coming to your city and letting the jokes fly! Check out Ashwyn Singh in Waterloo at The Jazz Room at 8 p.m.
Monday, October 3
Check out Dosed 2: The Trip of a Lifetime at the Apollo Cinema at 7:30 p.m. It’s a documentary about how people manage pain with magic mushrooms.
Get to know some of the planets in our solar system, and how to spot them at Kitchener Public Library’s Telescope Time: Our Solar System - Planets and the Moon. Local amateur astronomers will bring out their telescopes to help you discover the beauty of our galaxy from our own neighbourhood. Monday, Oct. 3 at 7 p.m.
Ways to support local.
Real talk—municipal government is fundamentally important and has more of an impact on how cities and townships are shaped than are other levels of government. Bike lanes, garbage collection, safe injection sites, shelters, and program funding are only a few of the matters managed by municipal government.
Waterloo Region Votes aims to get more people engaged and out to the polls with their website waterlooregionvotes.org. The site has compiled candidate listings, opinion pieces, election resources, blog posts, and more into one easy-to-navigate website.
What to read.
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