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Leacock Museum

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50 Museum Dr
Orillia, Ontario L3V 6K5 Canada
7053291908
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July 2017
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MARIPOSA EXPOSED CELEBRATION

July 20 @ 5:00 pm
Leacock Museum, 50 Museum Dr
Orillia, Ontario L3V 6K5 Canada
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Join editors Dennis Rizzo and Ross Greenwood as they celebrate the success of their first volume of Mariposa Exposed. Visit with contributing authors while enjoying the stories told by the writers themselves. Included in the cost of the ticket is a country-wide BBQ tour ending with delectable sweets from North to South and East to West.

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HISTORY OF THE MARIPOSA FOLK FESTIVAL

July 21 @ 1:00 pm
Leacock Museum, 50 Museum Dr
Orillia, Ontario L3V 6K5 Canada
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Host/Author, Mike Hill with Musical Guests, shares stories of the highs and lows of the Grand Old Dame and her history that has spanned six decades.

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HUMOR SHOWCASE

July 21 @ 5:00 pm
Leacock Museum, 50 Museum Dr
Orillia, Ontario L3V 6K5 Canada
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Join host, Terry Fallis with Guests,  Drew Hayden Taylor and Amy Jones, as we welcome Leacock Medal winner Terry Fallis as he showcases his latest novel, One Brother Shy.  Joining him that evening are the two shortlisted finalists for the 2017 Leacock Medal for Humour, his guests, Drew Hayden Taylor and Amy Jones. This event begins at 5:00 pm, the price is $40 and an amazing dinner will be included!  

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WRITER’S WORKSHOP AND LUNCH WITH JANET MATTHEWS

July 22 @ 10:00 am
Leacock Museum, 50 Museum Dr
Orillia, Ontario L3V 6K5 Canada
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How to Write a Story from the Heart. Author, editor, professional speaker and spiritual mentor, Janet is co-author of the Canadian best sellers, Chicken Soup for the Canadian Soul, O Canada, the Wonders of Winter, Christmas in Canada, & The Spirit of Canada. Space is limited to only 20 people. This event will begin at 10:00 a.m. and includes a great  lunch.

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FEAST OF THRONES

July 22 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Leacock Museum, 50 Museum Dr
Orillia, Ontario L3V 6K5 Canada
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Read it...watch it...live it. Come experience the foods, smells and sensations of the popular series, Game of Thrones. A part of this year's Leacock Summer Festival. This is a Cosplay event where prizes can be won. Early bird tickets for entry to the grounds available. Included will be medieval activities and entertainment. Food and drink extra.

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2ND ANNUAL K. VALERIE CONNOR POETRY CELEBRATION

July 23 @ 4:00 pm
Leacock Museum, 50 Museum Dr
Orillia, Ontario L3V 6K5 Canada
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Leacock Museum Logo 300x154 - 2ND ANNUAL K. VALERIE CONNOR POETRY CELEBRATION

Join The Leacock Museum for the 2nd annual K. Valerie Connor Poetry Celebration, this year's grand finale to the Leacock Summer Festival. We are accepting submissions until June 30, 2017. Call us at the Leacock Museum to receive your submission forms (705-329-1908). Prizes for adult and student poetry will be awarded from 3pm-4pm, followed by a 5:30 dinner and entertainment.

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SHAKESPEARE IN THE PARK PRESENTS OTHELLO

July 25
Leacock Museum, 50 Museum Dr
Orillia, Ontario L3V 6K5 Canada
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Driftwood Theatre returns to Orillia with a new production of William Shakespeare's Othello. This year the performance will take place in the round on the grounds of the Leacock Museum and National Historic Site. Event is pay what you can with minimum suggested donation.

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August 2017

CHILDREN’S LITERACY DAY

August 5 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Leacock Museum, 50 Museum Dr
Orillia, Ontario L3V 6K5 Canada
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Celebrate 60 Years of Scholastic Books. Featuring Clifford the Big Red Dog, Geronimo Stilton, Captain Underpants, the Magic School Bus, Goosebumps and more! Event is by donation. Suggested $5.00.

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September 2017
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GREATER THAN GATSBY

September 16 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Leacock Museum, 50 Museum Dr
Orillia, Ontario L3V 6K5 Canada
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"In his blue gardens men and girls came and went like moths among the whisperings and the champagne and the stars." - The Great Gatsby Join us for a magical night of dining, dancing and romancing in Great Gatsby fashion. Put on your top hat and tails or your flapper dress and grab early bird tickets. Live music, incredible appetizers, and champagne of course. Darling, it wouldn't be a party without you! Early Bird Tickets: $50.00 Tickets as of August…

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