Canada 151 ~ Better Late Than Sorry

Written on July 15th, 2018 | Posted in Grand BendNow Playing

Let’s Celebrate Canada Every Year!     What happens when Alex Mustakas and David Rogers work together?  You get a hybrid:  a superior product, by putting two shows together.  Mustakas, artistic director at Drayton Entertainment, and Rogers, co-artistic director at Victoria Playhouse, Petrolia, have both created all-Canadian shows in the past.  So now they’ve taken the […]

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Cinderella – The Panto 2018

Written on July 8th, 2018 | Posted in Grand BendNow Playing

Grandparents & Kiddies Alike will Love the Ugly Stepsisters    Drayton Entertainment has hit the mark again with a panto that offers lots of fun for the wee ones and enough laughs to keep Mom & Dad or Grandma & Grandpa entertained.  Caroline Smith, the same playwright who brought us the Aladdin and Snow White […]

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Cruisin’ Classics

Written on June 30th, 2018 | Posted in ArchivesGrand Bend

Nostalgia Trip Back to the Diner    A row of shiny, colourful automobiles was parked in front of Huron Country Playhouse on opening night of Cruisin’ Classics:  a 1960 Pontiac, a 1956 Chev, and a 50s DeSoto, among several others.  They were sitting there, gleaming in the sunshine, waiting to take patrons on a nostalgia […]

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Kings & Queens of Country

Written on June 18th, 2018 | Posted in ArchivesGrand Bend

Yee Haw – Y’All Be Havin’ Lotsa Fun! It might feel like the Grand Ole Opry, but actually, you’ll be in the Grand Bend Opry.  In fact, you’ll travel through time to hear all the great country stars of the past and then magically hear the stars of the present singing your favourites, all the […]

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West Side Story ~ 2018

Written on June 9th, 2018 | Posted in ArchivesGrand Bend

Romeo & Juliet set in 1957 New York    Romeo and Juliet is one of Shakespeare’s best known tragedies.  With that in mind, a creative team including the best in the business – Robbins, Laurents, Bernstein and Sondheim – turned the plot into a musical for the 1950s.  But, both Romeo and Juliet and West […]

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New to Grand Bend’s Main Street Gallery

Written on September 17th, 2017 | Posted in Eat, Stay, ShopGrand BendMary's Musings

Water Colours Added to the Mix of Oil and Acrylic Paintings Exciting changes are taking place at the Art Gallery on Main Street in Grand Bend. Located in the “Sunroom” at 14 Main Street, the Gallery has been the home of Victor Alderson’s art for the past two years.  Now another artist, Mark McLean, has […]

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Become a Local for the Day

Written on August 22nd, 2017 | Posted in Eat, Stay, ShopGrand BendMary's Musings

Something new to do next time you visit Grand Bend – Tour the Shore  Discover the attractions of Lambton and Huron Counties during your time in Grand Bend!   Choose from a variety of tours featuring local wineries and breweries.  Tour the Shore with Smackwater Jacks and discover all the local hidden culinary destinations that […]

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The Sandbar Grill

Written on August 1st, 2017 | Posted in Eat, Stay, ShopGrand Bend

Get Marooned at The Sandbar Grill! The Sandbar Grill offers two options for outdoor living!  Sit on the sidewalk, enjoy a delicious Strawberry Daiquiri, and watch Grand Bend go by.  Or sit outdoors on their patio, behind the restaurant on the old roller rink.   The outside patio is covered in sand, with kids’ beach […]

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Broadway on the Beach

Written on July 21st, 2017 | Posted in Grand BendMary's Musings

An evening of show tunes and fun is planned for Grand Bend’s Beach, August 2nd, 7:00 p.m., presented by Grand Bend’s own Thomas Alderson alongside three other top young Canadian musical theatre performers.  Alderson grew up in the ’Bend and has often appeared on stage at Huron Country Playhouse. He was also seen frequently on […]

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An Evening of Harmony

Written on July 6th, 2017 | Posted in Grand BendMary's Musings

A Capella on the Beach  Keeping things harmonious is the goal of a Barbershop Chorus.  And who wouldn’t want to live in a world of harmony? Two of the best Barbershop Choruses in Ontario will be on the Rotary Stage at Grand Bend Beach Wednesday, July 19.  The Seaforth Harmony Kings and the Forest City […]

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