Community Calendar of Events – Feb. 28, 2024

Community Calendar of Events 

Compiled by Shirley Nadeau

shirley@qctonline.com

Note: If there is a community event you would like to have publicized, please let us know by email at least two weeks in advance (editor@qctonline.com).

COMMUNITY CALENDAR of EVENTS 

Thursday, Feb. 29 at 7:30 p.m. – It’s Game On! with the orchestra and choir of FILMharmonique, directed by Andy Brick, who will offer a world-class symphonic interpretation of themes from 14 hit video games, including World of Warcraft, Ori, League of Legends, The Elder Scrolls, Guild Wars 2, Assassin’s Creed and BioShock, accompanied by video projections and never-before-seen illustrations, at the Grand Théâtre. For details and tickets, visit ose.media/musique/game-on-musique-de-jeu-symphonique.

March 2 to 10 – The Ville de Québec offers a host of free activities during March Break in collaboration with its partner organizations. Details are available at ville.quebec.qc.ca/animee

March 2 to 10 – March Break! Voir Grand at the Musée national des Beaux-Arts. Soak up the immensity of the starry sky and vast territories with a special program including creative workshops, animated tours, a sleepover movie night (bring your own tent) and family yoga. For details and reservations, visit mnbaq.org/activite/la-relache-2024-au-mnbaq.  

March 3 to 8 – Cinémas Le Clap present the 13th Festival de Cinéma en Famille de Québec at the Place Ste-Foy and Loretteville locations with 27 films and events for the whole family. For details and tickets, visit fceq.ca.  

March 5 to 10 – Salon International de l’auto de Québec / Car Show at the Centre des Foires at ExpoCité with fun and games for the whole family. For details, visit salondelautodequebec.com.

March 7 to 9 – Igloofest Québec invites cold warriors to gather at Place Jean-Béliveau, in the heart of ExpoCité to thumb their collective noses at winter, to the rhythm of Lost Frequencies, Above & Beyond and KAYTRANADA. For details and tickets, visit igloofest.ca/en/quebec.

Friday, March 8 at 2 p.m. and Saturday, March 9 at 10 a.m. – Productions Strada present BABOUCHEfeaturing musical clowns who play mysterious instruments such as the bagpipes and cymbalum, juggle magic balls and transform into mosquitoes, for the entire family at the Salle de l’Arquemuse, 151A Rue Saint-François Est. Tickets $20 adults, children $10, family discount for four or more, available at lepointdevente.com/billets/babouche.

Until March 10 The eighth edition of the Village Nordik at the Port de Québec is back on Louise Basin. Come and enjoy the ice fishing experience and other fun activities on ice. For opening hours and details, visit villagenordik.portquebec.ca/peche-blanche.  

Monday, March 11 at 7:30 p.m. – The Orchestre symphonique des conservatoires presents Éveil, directed by Airat Ichmouratov, with soloist Gabrielle Lavoie (trombone) who will play Ichmouratov’s Maslenitsa, Op. 36, and Shostakovitch’s Symphony No. 1, at the Grand Théâtre. For details and tickets, visit conservatoire-quebec.tuxedobillet.com

Until April 1 – Papillons en Fête at the Centre Jardin Hamel at 6029 Boul. Hamel. It’s a unique experience with thousands of free-flying butterflies in a tropical atmosphere for young and old!

Until April 28  Manif d’art 11 exhibit Forces du sommeil – cohabitations des vivants presents the work of over 100 international, national and local artists in locations in the Saint-Roch, Old Quebec and Saint-Jean-Baptiste districts of Quebec City. For details, visit manifdart.org. See article in this edition. 

Until May 12Generations: The Sobey Family and Canadian Art at the Musée national des Beaux-Arts du Québec. This new exhibit focuses on 150 works by renowned artists owned by three generations of the Sobey family. For details, visit mnbaq.org/en/exhibition/generations-1305.  

Until Aug. 4 – Réactives : Réveiller l’archive  As part of the 100th anniversary of the Quebec archives, Manif d’art presents an exhibition featuring the work of three Quebec artists at the Maison Hamel-Bruneau, 2608 Chemin St-Louis. Each artist breathes new life into historical documents and objects, reinventing them from a modern perspective. Open from Wednesday to Sunday, 1 to 5 p.m. Admission is free. 

Visit the Voice of English-speaking Québec website at veq.ca for information about events for all ages. 

Visit the Morrin Centre website at morrin.org for information about more literary, artistic and educational activities for everyone. 

 

Community Calendar of Events – Feb. 28, 2024 was last modified: February 27th, 2024 by QCT Editor

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