Pride Week 2019 is September 13th to 22nd – Mark your calendar and join the celebration!
The theme of the 2019 Pride Week is “Unstoppable”. As a movement for human rights and as individuals that is what we are! We invite you to embrace it and participate in Pride Week in September and related events throughout the year.
Pride Week is a collection of over 30 community run events book-ended by the Flag raising on Friday September 13th and the Parade and Park events on Saturday September 21st.
You are invited to propose events to be included in Pride Week. For more information and to learn about help available to make your event a success go to this link: http://peterboroughpride.ca/create-an-event
The event schedule is constantly being updated as details are finalized so we suggest you confirm details here before the events. For additional information or if you have ideas or questions, please contact us at: email@example.com
* Events not under the control of Peterborough Pride. Peterborough Pride takes no responsibility for these events.
^ Event helped by financial support from Peterborough Pride.
Burlesque at The Garnet
October 19, 2019 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Vain Entertainment presents Burlesque at The Garnet.
Vain Entertainment is bringing burlesque to The Garnet. Not like the movie, expect a night with a variety of entertainment, sensual performances, wonderfully confusing arousal and silly strippers. Mixing classic and neo, drag and burlesque, this is the event to attend.
Hosted by the fabulous Dixie Que and featuring performances by:
Cara De Melo
Only 30 tickets are available, make sure you get yours before they sell out!
Doors at 8:00, show starts at 9:00.
Banner by Marion Green
Beers for Queers
October 24, 2019 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Sapphire Room
THIRD THURSDAYS | MONTHLY
7:00PM - 11:00PM
Kitchen's open till 10:00PM!
Fellow gays, trans, lesbians, asexuals, genderqueer, non binary queers, bisexuals, 2-spirited folks, pansexuals ALL QUEERS we cordially invite you to our RECURRENT drinking (pop or beer or wine- whatever you may prefer) nights at the Sapphire.
We will have a secret political/ non-political/ philosophical agenda to discuss every queer night, where we'll have someone stir the pots (totally consensual, you can choose to so simply be drunk and gay!)
Bring friends- the Sapphire Room provides the candy!
Harry Potter Trivia at The Sapphire Room
October 25, 2019 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Sapphire Room
Happy frickin Halloween!
We are hosting the first Harry Potter Trivia of the season (more to come!) Come show off your extensive Harry Potter knowledge of Books 1-7 and Movies 1-8!
Books vs Movies
5 PEOPLE PER TEAM
Dress up and bring yourself, or bring a team. Prizes will be given for the winning teams and for Best Costume!
Your favourite bartending witches and ale wives will be serving special potions for you to imbibe:
FELIX FELICIS to improve your luck
VERITASERUM for truth-telling
POLYJUICE if you feel like being someone else for the evening
BUTTERBEER - our very own concoction
Don’t miss out!!!
There will be snacks!
Kitchen open til midnight!
Sober Social: Trick or Queer?
October 31, 2019 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
MARIO KART |
BOARD GAMES |
MOVIE MARATHON |
CANDY, SNACKS and POPCORN PROVIDED for ALL YOUR MOVIE AND GAMING NEEDS
We're SO spooked to present our first Sober Social of the year with OPIRG Peterborough.
If you need a costume for Halloween,
Visit the Free Market @OPIRG office (Sadleir House)
Tuesday 10am-7pm, Wednesday 10am-2pm or Thursday 10am-2pm.
You could become a cactus with just a green sweater, faux flowers & some paper!
Remember when considering costumes... #cultureisnotacostume
The prizes from the costume contest will contain some useful gift cards, a cool funky tqc t-shirt + an opirg t-shirt, and some other surprises!
WE WILL HAVE 3 CATEGORIES FOR THE COSTUME CONTEST:
1. CHEAPest, most eco-friednly costume (points for price checks!)
2. Most QUEER-ative: your queerest, most creative costume
3. Most Authentic: how spooky can you be?
Feel free to DRESS YOUR QUEEREST!
Also, feel free to send us some movies you'd like to see- we already have a list going.
THIS IS A SAFE SPACE AND NO HATE WILL BE TOLERATED.
Borderless Music & Arts Fest 2019
October 31, 2019 8:30 pm - November 3, 2019 5:00 pm
Celebrating a rich mosaic of music and art that breaks the mold and leaves a lasting impact. Breaking down borders, calling out the status quo, and bringing people together. Three years of the most resilient diverse music programming and community building in Nogojiwanong peterborough. Come witness the magic. Xo
Borderless:// Gordon Best's 75th Death at the Gordon Best Theatre (8:30pm-close)
Come celebrate the 75th death anniversary of Gordon Best with Mick the Friendly Ghost, Television Rd, Stillness and Stars, small town big band Big Slide, and an all-star ensemble of local musicians with a secret surprise...
Borderless Fest at the Gordon Best Theatre (8:30pm-close)
First Friday Art Crawl at the Gordon Best. Ft. a mix of cello, violin, beats, clarinet soundscapes, neo-soul, poetry, visual art, drag art, and more
Shirazi ✦ people you meet outside of bars ✦ Peachykine at The Garnet (8:30pm-close)
Ft. local triple threats Peachykine, SHIRAZI, and people you meet outside bars
Borderless Fest at Sadleir House (12-5pm)
Ft. a mix of local folks and intergalactic artists!
Glitchz4: electronic/experimental at The Twisted Wheel (8pm-1am)
GLITCHZ IV - the fourth installment of our local electronic music series
Borderless Fest at Sadleir House pt. II (12-5pm)
Sunday Tea & Music For The Soul is back! Ft. a mix of new and familiar faces.
Blackout poetry workshop hosted by people you meet outside of bars and DIY home recording workshop hosted by Peachykine.
$10 at the door for each event or $25 for full pass ($20 for students/underwaged).
Festival passes online: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/borderless-music-arts-festival-2019-tickets-77672726215?
Presented by Borderless Bound Records.
Sponsored by the City of Peterborough. This event would not be possible without of the support of the City of Peterborough and their community grant program. We are so grateful for their acknowledgment, investment in uplifting local artists, and always striving to build a more inclusive community.
Sponsored by Collective Arts Brewery.
Y2gay: A Big Gay Dance Party
November 15, 2019 9:00 pm - 2:00 am
Join us on Friday November 15 at the Gordon Best Theatre for a big gay dance party featuring all 2000's bangers spun by DJ Pete!
$10 at the door : 19+ : doors at 9pm
Bring your pals and your furry boots (if you still have them) and dance the night away!
LGBTQ++ positive space : sober community bystanders available for assistance : gender neutral bathrooms : not accessible