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What's happening in Sault and Area - Weekly Calendar

Big birthday bash for an iconic plane and the circus comes to town this weekend
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Beaver CF-OBS housed at the Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre was the first production de Havilland Beaver manufactured by de Havilland Canada. It was purchased by the Ontario Provincial Air Service in 1948 and was the first of a total of 44 aircraft purchased by them over the years. CF-OBS is the oldest production beaver in flying condition.

Friday, Aug. 12

  • The Art Gallery of Algoma (AGA), in conjunction with Ermatinger Clergue National Historic Site and Entomica Insectarium, is pleased to host the Bees, Blueberries, Butterflies, and Art Fundraiser Dinner and Painting Lesson. Join us at the AGA for a night of food, fun, and painting on August 12, 2022 at 6 p.m. Our fundraiser dinner will feature catering by Mary Greenwood of Feeding Your Soul Cafe, and a painting lesson by Art Instructor Katie Huckson. Event tickets may be purchased at the AGA or by telephone. (705) 949-9067.
  •  Nickeltree at Northern Superior Brewing Co.  James Irving and Kevin Baker of "Nickeltree" will be playing the Northern Superior Brewing Co. on Friday, August 12th at 8 p.m. as part of the Eastern leg of the Cross-Canada 2022 Summer Tour! Come join us for food, drink and FINE music! Music starts at 8:00 p.m.

Saturday, Aug. 13

  • The Great Benjamins Circus is happy to announce it is coming to GFL Memorial Gardens in Sault Ste. Marie on Saturday August 13, 2022! Get ready to be thrilled and amazed by the globe of death, crazy motorcycles, trapeze artists, clowns, jugglers, acrobats and plenty more. Enjoy the afternoon show at 2 pm or the evening show at 7 pm.

Sunday Aug. 14

  • The Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre has big plans to celebrate the 75th birthday of one of Canada's most iconic aircraft – the Beaver. The Beaver Birthday Bash happens from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 14.

Thursday, Aug. 18

  •  STORIES STEEPED IN STONE TMurphy Entertainment Inc presents WASN'T IT GRAND? A THEATRICAL RETROSPECTIVE OF SAULT STE. MARIE'S ORIGINAL OPERA HOUSE. Time of the show is 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Stories Steeped in Stone is a series of live performances by artists who find their inspiration in the stories, cultures and landscape of this region. In person ticketing includes 2 (alcohol or non-alcohol) beverages and heritage appetizers. Call the Ermatinger Clergue National Historic Site at 705-759-5443 to purchase tickets.
  • Fringe North is set to come to Sault Ste. Marie From Aug. 18 - 21. Diverse artists from across disciplines will come together to present their works in fun, exciting, and unexpected ways. Content is uncensored, creativity is running high, and festival coordinators are sure there is something for everyone. For those planning to attend in person, tickets for live shows will be available on the day of the show at the official Fringe North venue: the SSM Museum. The box office opens at 1:30 p.m. on Friday/Saturday and at 12 p.m. on Sunday; cash is preferred. All tickets are $12 or less, with many pay-what-you-can options available. One hundred per cent of box office proceeds go directly back to participating artists. For full details, including the program, schedule, artist line up, and to purchase digital tickets, visit www.saultfringe.com.

Friday Aug. 19

  • Fringe North is set to come to Sault Ste. Marie. Diverse artists from across disciplines will come together to present their works in fun, exciting, and unexpected ways. Content is uncensored, creativity is running high, and festival coordinators are sure there is something for everyone. For those planning to attend in person, tickets for live shows will be available on the day of the show at the official Fringe North venue: the SSM Museum. The box office opens at 1:30 p.m. on Friday/Saturday and at 12 p.m. on Sunday; cash is preferred. All tickets are $12 or less, with many pay-what-you-can options available. One hundred per cent of box office proceeds go directly back to participating artists. For full details, including the program, schedule, artist line up, and to purchase digital tickets, visit www.saultfringe.com.

Saturday, Aug. 20

  • Fringe North is set to come to Sault Ste. Marie From Aug. 18 - 21. Diverse artists from across disciplines will come together to present their works in fun, exciting, and unexpected ways. Content is uncensored, creativity is running high, and festival coordinators are sure there is something for everyone. For those planning to attend in person, tickets for live shows will be available on the day of the show at the official Fringe North venue: the SSM Museum. The box office opens at 1:30 p.m. on Friday/Saturday and at 12 p.m. on Sunday; cash is preferred. All tickets are $12 or less, with many pay-what-you-can options available. One hundred per cent of box office proceeds go directly back to participating artists. For full details, including the program, schedule, artist line up, and to purchase digital tickets, visit www.saultfringe.com.
  • Northern Superior Brew N’ Corn-Fest. The Event will take place on Saturday August 20th at the Sault Ste. Marie Canal, in support of ARCH. This all day family fun event will feature a Lumberjack competition (registration now open), the West Coast Lumberjack Show, a Catalyst Fitness Challenge, Canal log rolling, Children’s Inflatables, Art In The Park, Face painting, Live music by Cash Only (Johnny Cash Tribute), Frank Deresti and the Lake Effect, the wildly popular Mudmen, and the final Tragically Hip concert via CBC television from Kingston Ontario. We will also have a Northern Superior Beer Garden, a BBQ featuring a Pig Roast by Santini’s Bistro, and of course world famous CORN from St. Joe’s Island.

Sunday, Aug. 21

  • Fringe North is set to come to Sault Ste. Marie From Aug. 18 - 21. Diverse artists from across disciplines will come together to present their works in fun, exciting, and unexpected ways. Content is uncensored, creativity is running high, and festival coordinators are sure there is something for everyone. For those planning to attend in person, tickets for live shows will be available on the day of the show at the official Fringe North venue: the SSM Museum. The box office opens at 1:30 p.m. on Friday/Saturday and at 12 p.m. on Sunday; cash is preferred. All tickets are $12 or less, with many pay-what-you-can options available. One hundred per cent of box office proceeds go directly back to participating artists.