Datebook: Goings on around Hamilton Halton
Vine Dining, Theatre Aquarius’ gourmet summer picnic fundraiser, featuring offerings from more than 40 restaurants and wineries, moves to a new location this year – Peninsula Ridge Estates Winery in Beamsville – June 22, 1-5 p.m., rain or shine. $135 per person, $100 per person for a group of 6 or more, $175 for V.I.P. tickets. 905-522-7529.
Burlington Sound of Music Festival celebrates 35 years to July 15 with its concerts on the downtown water Festival Headliners include Ashley McIsaac, Carol Welsman, Chilliwack, Colin James, Gord Downie and The Sadies, Kim Mitchell, The Stampeders, Trooper and more. Events include a weekend Streetfest of music, dancing and street performances; Saturday Beach Party with surf music, licensed patios and Polynesian dancers; and a Saturday Grande Parade. Tickets: 905-333-6364.
Full details: soundofmusic.ca.
Concerts In The Park, a summer staple in Burlington featuring free concerts in Central Park, Sunday and Wednesday evenings (7-9 p.m.) to Aug. 17. June concerts showcase: Burlington Teen Tour Band and Junior Redcoats, June 15; No String Attached, June 18; Burlington Top Hat Marching Orchestra, June 22; Subourbon Street, June 25; and Hamilton Dixieland All Stars, June 29.
The Affections of May, a light-hearted look at life-after-marriage, is presented to June 22 at St. Jacobs Country Playhouse, 40 Benjamin Rd. E., Waterloo. Evening, 8 p.m., and matinee, 2 p.m., performances. $42. Box Office: 519-747-7788, draytonentertainment.com.
Les Misérables, the Broadway musical set against the backdrop of 19th century France, is presented to Aug. 2, at Dunfield Theatre Cambridge, 46 Grand Ave. S. Evening, 8 p.m., and matinee, 2 p.m., performances. $42. Box Office: 519-621-8000, draytonentertainment.com.
Look, No Hans! a wacky spy comedy of errors, is presented at Huron Country Playhouse II, Grand Bend, to June 28. Evening, 8 p.m., and matinee, 2 p.m., performances. $42. Box Office: 519-238-6000, draytonentertainment.com.