Top 5 Things To See and Do In May 2018

Top Five Things to See and Do in Kingston is a monthly series showcasing five of the absolute best things to see and do in Kingston. Our selections are sourced directly from our community-driven events calendar. Want your event to be considered? Be sure to add it to our calendar.

The Addams Family: Musical @ The Juvenis Festival

When: May 2 – 6th, 2018
Where: Isabel Bader Studio Theatre
Pricing: $20 Purchase Tickets

Blue Canoe Productions presents The Addams Family (sponsored by Queens University) In the kooky, upside-down world of the Addams Family, to be sad is to be happy, to feel pain is to feel joy, and death and suffering are the stuff of their dreams. Nonetheless, this quirky family still has to deal with many of the same challenges faced by any other family, and the spookiest nightmare faced by every family creates the focus of Lippa, Brickman, and Elices musical: the Addams kids are growing up! In The Addams Family, America’s darkest family comes to life in this original musical about love, family, honesty and growing up! This musical is making it’s Kingston Debut!

Jane’s Walk Kingston

When: May 4 -6th, 2018
Where: Various Locations View Online Schedule
Cost: FREE

Are you interested in learning more about Kingston? Does the idea of being outdoors on a guided walk excite you?Then don’t miss any of the 17 scheduled walks. Knowledgeable residents will lead you around RMC and Barriefield in the east, the old Morton Brewery site and Portsmouth Harbour in the west and part of the K&P trail in the north, as well as historic parks and neighbourhoods in between. The best part? It’s absolutely free, but if you enjoyed the walks, I encourage you to learn more about their mission and consider donating to their organization to help them continue their great work.

Science Rendezvous Kingston

When: May 12th, 2018 @ 10:00 am
Where: Rogers K-Rock Centre
Cost: FREE

This event is free and family-oriented. On May 12th the K-Rock Centre will be transformed into a giant pop-up Science Discovery Centre. Have fun engaging with science experiments, talking to scientist and learning about the possibilities of science, engineering, mathematics and technology. There is something for everyone! The first 2000 families will receive a take home booklet filled with experiments you can do at home + you’ll also receive a free tote ( some will contain special prizes! ). View Full List of 2018 Participants.

Big Shiny Dwayne: Dwayne Gretzky Does The 90’s

When: May 18th, 2018 @ 9:00 pm
Where: The Ale House
Cost: $20 Purchase Tickets

Boasting 100+ straight sold-out shows in their hometown of Toronto. Dwayne Gretzky is a live music collective celebrating the greatest songs of all time! Captivating audiences with a masterfully curated tour of artists from both the classic and modern pop canon – from Bowie to Beyoncé, Springsteen to Spears, The Supremes to The Strokes. You’re not going to want to miss this show. So, grab your game boy, frost those tips and break out the butterfly clips for a live music experience you’ll never forget.

Dirty Dancing: The Classic Story On Stage

When: May 27th, 2018 @ 8:00 pm
Where: K-Rock Centre
Cost: $39.50 – $89.50 Purchase Tickets

Dirty Dancing – The Classic Story On Stage is an unprecedented live experience, exploding with heart-pounding music, passionate romance and sensational dancing. Seen by millions across the globe, this timeless love story features the hit songs “Hungry Eyes,” “Hey Baby,” “Do You Love Me?” and the heart-stopping “(I’ve Had) The Time Of My Life.” London’s Sunday Express says “This crowd-pleasing stage adaptation hits the jackpot!”

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