Welcome to Explore Markham’s Blog – the place where every week we update you on events in Markham, things to do, places to go, new hot spots, where to eat delicious food, the coolest places to shop and sometimes, the latest news. Never miss a thing in Markham!
What is happening this week in Markham?
Winter Wonders Online Webinar
Join the Toronto & Region Conservation Authority’s webinar and discover the wonders of winter wildlife! Learn how wildlife survive chilly weather and how to recognize their tracks and signs. For ages 6+ years. Price: Free. Click here for details.
MARCH 3RD 6.30PM
Virtual Art Programmes
We have mentioned Winged Canvas before but as they are so utterly awesome, they are worth another mention! They have a glittering array of courses for your very creative kids. If anyone is interested in drawing, painting cartooning, manga, digital art (and much more) then have a look as they are a talented bunch and are excited to teach all things arty.
Winged Canvas offer all kinds of courses for all levels from beginners to advanced. Encourage the creativity and click here!
Dark and Light Concert
Want actual events in Markham city? Join Amahl Arulanandan who makes his debut with the Kindred Spirits Orchestra for a concert, which is streamed live from the SMSV Cultural Centre in Markham. Performing Shostakovich’s Cello Concerto No. 1, which is a perfect virtuosic balance of romantic passion, tradition and form. Also we will hear Scriabin’s Symphony No.2, a lush brooding work which will surely evoke the most profound emotions, Together, they make a concert not to be missed!
FEB 27TH – 8PM
Los Angeles A Capella Festival 2021
FEB 27TH – 28TH VARIOUS TIMES
If you LOVED the Pitch Perfect movies you might not want to miss this event!
I know everyone wants events in Markham – however, if you are missing your annual vacation to sunnier climes, this weekend-long vocal festival is held annually in the Los Angeles metro area. This year, LAAF is going virtual, so everyone can attend! LAAF assembles some of the best performers in a cappella for educational classes, networking, scholastic competition, a professional showcase, and the live presentation of the A Cappella Video Awards.
The Los Angeles A Cappella Festival brings together top industry professionals, scholastic a cappella groups, and fans in a unique celebration of the vocal arts. Past headliners include Pentatonix, Home Free, Arora, M-Pact,Women of the World, Resound, and Face.
Price: From $10 (US) For details and tickets click here.
Magic for Humans at Home
Magician Justin Willman presents a mind-blowing and hilarious Zoom experience for the whole family.
An interactive hour of magic, comedy, and unexpected surprises delivered directly into your living room. Justin is a regular on the Tonight Show, Ellen, and Comedy Central, and is the star of the hit Netflix series Magic for Humans.
Price: $25 Click here for details and booking.
FEB 27TH – 7PM
An Evening with Kazuo Ishiguro
If, like us, you love a good read – KazuoIshiguro will be online chatting about his new novel ‘Klara and the Sun’. From the Booker-winning ‘The Remains of the Day’, to the dystopian parable of ‘Never Let Me Go’, his novels explore profound ideas about the human experience. This will be his first global in-conversation event and we won’t be missing this!
Price: From $13 Click here for details and booking
MARCH 2ND – 2PM