50 Things to do in Kingston: November Edition (2015)

By Visit Kingston

November is yet another excellent month in Kingston with something for everyone! There are plenty of live musical performances, theatrical productions, hands-on classes, shopping opportunities and a few seasonal favourites. Check out the list below!


1. Check out John McLurg and Chris Morris at Musiikki Café (Every Wednesday)
2. Experience a fantastic programme of new electroacoustic works in surround sound with Tone Deaf Sound Performances (various locations, November 2-13)
3. Experience the transporting sound of the historic 1928 ondes synthesizer in Kingston’s finest concert hall with Gilles Gobeil with Suzanne Binet-Audet at The Isabel (November 3)
5. Don’t miss the fifteen-piece guerrilla force that is the Lemon Bucket Orkestra at The Isabel (November 6)
6. Head to St. George’s Cathedral for the Kingston Chamber Choir’s Memories Sweet & Sad (November 8)
7. Check out Orchestra Kingston’s War and Remembrance Performance at Salvation Army Citadel (November 8)
8. Check out the fantastic Classic Rock cover band Shaky Landings featuring the sounds of Melloncamp, Steve Earl, and much more at the Tir nan Og (November 13)
10. Go see Hey Rosetta! with Yukon Blonde at The Grand Theatre (November 19)
11. Check out Evan ‘Major’ Mitchell and his faithful musical troops in the Kingston Symphony squadron as they salute the science of music (November 22)
12. Spend An Evening with internationally known pianist Frank Mills at The Grand Theatre (November 23)
14. Relive the glory of ‘Breakfast in America’ as Classic Albums Live performs Supertramp’s Breakfast in America at The Grand Theatre (November 26)
15. Don’t miss who Rolling Stone Magazine has proclaimed to be “one of the greatest singers of all time” – Darlene Love at The Grand Theatre (November 27)

Live Performances

18. Check out the classic, An Ideal Husband at the Mulberry School Theatre (November 13 & 14)
19. Go see what The Globe and Mail described ProArteDanza as “the best small-scale contemporary ballet company in Canada” and check out ProArteDanza at The Grand Theatre (November 17)
20. Follow the struggles of two Italian lovers in the face of war, immigration and old age as Edge of the Woods Theatre presents Ralph & Lina at The Grand Theatre (November 18)
22. Go see two actors, twenty characters, and a barrel of laughs at Greater Tuna at The Grand Theatre (November 25 – 28)


24. Grab your friends for a free Public Board Games Night at Kingston Gaming Nexus (Every Tuesday)
25. Check out the Dia de los Muertos Kingston Festival at The Tett Centre (November 1)
27. Check out a Presentation by Jonathan Moore on The HMS Erebus Shipwreck at The Marine Museum (November 4)
28. Attend Remembering for Peace at Sydenham St. United Church (November 8)
30. Pay tribute to Canadian soldiers and attend the Civic Service of Remembrance (November 11)
31. See the Man in Red in person at the Nighttime Santa Claus Parade (November 21)
32. Get those hips moving at Latin Dance Thursdays at the Tir Nan Og (Thursdays)


34. Learn some simple book structures, including accordions, meander books, sewn pamphlets, and Japanese stab bindings at an Introduction to Bookmaking class at The Tett Centre (November 1)
35. Get your craft on at the Holiday Crafting Event at Little Cataraqui Creek Conservation Area (November 29)


37. Get ready for the holidays at the Kingston Symphony’s All Things Christmas Sale (November 7)
38. Get some shopping done at the Kingston Handloom Weavers & Spinners Annual Fall Sale at The Tett Centre (November 20 – 22)
39. Help support The Stephen Lewis Foundation’s Grandmother to Grandmother Campaign and Help Lesotho and check out the Market for Africa at Kingston Frontenac Public Library (November 7)

The Outdoors

41. Get some exercise at the Canadian Cross Country Championships at Fort Henry (November 28)

The Arts

42. Check out the Open Mic Reading Series at METAbodyWORKS (November 3)
43. Go see artwork in a variety of mediums by over 30 OKWA members at the OKWA 2015 Art Exhibition (Until November 25)
44. Experience the work of the first five winners of The Kingston Prize at the ‘The First Five’ Exhibition at The Agnes Etherington Art Centre (All month)

Wine & Food

46. Treat yourself and your wallet at $10 Pizza Nights at Megalo’s (Every Wednesday)


48. Visit the Original Hockey Hall of Fame (Check for hours)
50. Check out the 2015 CIS Women’s Rugby Championships at Queen’s (November 5 – 8)

Do you have an event that you would like covered in December’s list? Send us an email to info@kingstonlobby.com