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If further information is required, please contact Gig Manager Glen.  

 

2019 - Shows & Activities

1) Wednesday, January 16, 2019: Amica Newmarket Retirement Community, 275 Doak Lane, Newmarket, Ontario, L3Y 0A2. 
Time: 2:15 pm.

Parking: The parking area is on the south and east side of the the complex.
Directions: Travelling north on Hwy. 404, take exit # 74; Mulock Dr./Vivian Rd. in Newmarket. At the end of the exit ramp, turn left travelling west on Mulock Dr. for .60 of a km. At the stoplight, turn right travelling north on Harry Walker Parkway South. Note that there is an ESSO station on your right as you turn to travel north. Travel north 1.15 km. to Gorham St. Turn left onto Gorham St. and travel west for 1.15 km. to Doak Lane which will be on your left. Turn left (there are stoplights at this intersection) on Doak Lane and as you immediately enter the complex, turn left into the parking area.  [See their website].

2) Saturday, April 13, 2019: Birthday Party Entertainment. At Glenerin Inn, 1695 The Collegeway, MIssissauga. Ontario, L5L 3S7. Party for Mr. Earl Fee.
Time: 7:45 pm to 9:00 pm or so. End of show time may be extended by request.
Parking: At Glenerin Inn parking lot.
Directions: From either QEW East or West, take the Mississauga Road exit in Mississauga. Note that there are different exit ramps depending upon whether you're coming from the east or the west. But, in either case, at the end of the exit ramps, turn left onto Mississauga Rd travelling northwest for 5.2 km. Note that for the last 2 kilometres, the road is both windy and hilly. Just after you cross Dundas St. while still on Mississauga Road, turn left at the next stop light which is The Collegeway. Travel for just a few hundred metres and the Glenerin Inn will be on your right hand (north) side. From Hwy 401 either east or west, take the Erin Mills Parkway/Mississauga Road exit. Coming from the west, turn right travelling south on Erin Mills Parkway for 9.2 km. to The Collegeway. Coming from the east, turn left onto Erin Mills Parkway and travel the same distance to The Collegeway. Turn left onto The Collegeway and travel southeast for 1.3 km. The entrance to the Glenerin Inn will be on your left hand (north) side. [See their website].

Layout of the Glenerin Inn site.

3) Thursday, April 25, 26 and 27, 2019: North American International Banjo Convention, Dearborn, Michigan at the Double Tree Hotel.
Directions: [See their website].
  

4) Monday, July 1, 2019: Amica Newmarket Retirement Community, 275 Doak Lane, Newmarket, Ontario, L3Y 0A2. 
Time: 2 pm.

Parking: The parking area is on the south and east side of the the complex.
Directions: Travelling north on Hwy. 404, take exit # 74; Mulock Dr./Vivian Rd. in Newmarket. At the end of the exit ramp, turn left travelling west on Mulock Dr. for .60 of a km. At the stoplight, turn right travelling north on Harry Walker Parkway South. Note that there is an ESSO station on your right as you turn to travel north. Travel north 1.15 km. to Gorham St. Turn left onto Gorham St. and travel west for 1.15 km. to Doak Lane which will be on your left. Turn left (there are stoplights at this intersection) on Doak Lane and as you immediately enter the complex, turn left into the parking area.  [See their website]. Back to Summer Uniforms starting with this gig.

5) Wednesday, July 10 - 13, 2019: All Frets 2019 Convention, Crowne Plaza Hotel, Springfield, IL, USA.,
Directions: [See their website].
  

6) Thursday, July 18, 2019: The Elden of Bradford Retirement Residence, 3131 8th Line, Bradford, ON, L3Z 4H2. [See their Website].
Time: 3:30 pm.
One hour (a bit longer if requested).
Parking: TBA.
Directions: Take Hwy. 400 north and exit at Hwy. 88. Turn right and travel east 2.25 km to the 10th Sideroad. Turn left and travel north 1.35 km. The Elden will be on your left hand side at the southwest corner of the 10th Sideroad and the 8th Line..  [See the Google Map].

7) Wednesday, July 24, 2019: Kingsway Place Retirement Residence, 145 Murray Dr., Aurora, ON, L4G 2C7. BBQ luncheon (outside adjacent to patio area, weather permitting). TBB members can partake of the BBQ. [See their Website].
Time: Approximately 12:30 pm. One set.
Parking: Parking is available on the south side of the complex.
Directions: From Toronto or east of Toronto, take Hwy # 404 north to Aurora. Exist at the "40 - Bloomington Road" exit. Turn left onto Bloomington Road traveling west to Yonge St. (5.75 km) Turn right onto Yonge St. and travel north to Murray Dr. which will be on your left hand side. (3.75 km) Note that there is a Canadian Tire gas bar on the north-east corner at Murray and Yonge. Turn left travelling west on Murray Drive to the Kingsway Arms Retirement Centre at 145 Murray Dr. which will be on your left hand side of Murray Dr. Note that Murray Drive travels west and then gradually curves to the north. Parking is available on the south side of the complex.
From Toronto west or west of Toronto, take Hwy # 401 to Hwy # 400 north. Exit at the the "King Road, Nobleton, King City" exit. Turn right onto King Road and travel east to Bathurst St. (7.0 km) Note; watch your speed going through King City which if 50 km/hour and often radared. Travel north to Bloomington Road. (2.0 km) Travel east Yonge St. (2.2 km.) Turn left travelling north on Yonge St. At this point, follow the instructions as shown from Toronto to 145 Murray Dr..[See the Google Map].

8) Saturday, October 5, 2019: Markham Fair. At the fairgrounds in Markham,10801 McCowan Road, Markham, Ontario, L3P 3J3. In the Entertainment Tent on Horse Drive. Back to Winter Uniforms: Black pants, long sleeved TBB shirts, white tie, black shoes.
Time: First set at 2:30 pm, second set at 4:00 pm.
Parking: In the north-east parking lot by Main Entrance. Access parking lot by turning east off McCowan along the roadway that runs along the north side of fairgrounds. This large north-east parking lot is adjacent to the Main Entrance for fairgoers.
Directions: Directions to the fairgrounds. [See Google Maps]. We will be in the Entertainment Tent. [See their website].

9) Thursday, October 24, 2019: Chartwell Barton Retirement Residence, 17290 Leslie St., Newmarket, ON, L3Y 3E1. Monthly Birthday Party.
Time: 2:30 pm.
One hour to one hour and fifteen minutes.
Parking: Guest parking on site..
Directions: Coming from the east or west on Hwy. 401, take the Newmarket - Hwy 404 exit. It should be shown as North as you exit Hwy. 401. If coming from the DVP traveling north, it becomes Hwy 404 north of Hwy 401. Take Hwy 404 north for 32 km. Take exit 74 for Mulock Dr. and turn left travelling west for 1 km. to Leslie St. Turn right and travel north for 1.45 km. The Barton Residence will be on your left hand side at the intersection of Leslie Ave. and Srigley St. Turn left onto Srigley St. and the parking lot is on your right hand side. [See the Google Map].

10)) Monday, November 11, 2019: Royal Canadian Legion Branch 414, 60 Legion Court, Woodbridge, Ontario, L4L 1W3. Remembrance Day. A show, not a practice. Winter uniforms.
Time: 12:15 pm.

Parking: Adjacent to the Legion..
Directions: Same location where we now hold our practices.

11) Thursday, December 12, 2019: The Elden of Bradford Retirement Residence, 3131 8th Line, Bradford, ON, L3Z 4H2. A Christmas Show. [See their Website]. (Bad weather backup date Thursday, December 19, 2019).
Time: 3:30 pm.
One hour..
Parking: Guest parking on site..
Directions: Take Hwy. 400 north and exit at Hwy. 88. Turn right and travel east 2.25 km to the 10th Sideroad. Turn left and travel north 1.35 km. The Elden will be on your left hand side at the southwest corner of the 10th Sideroad and the 8th Line..  [See the Google Map].

The empty lot where the Eldon of Bradford now stands.

2020 - Shows & Activities

1) Tuesday, January 7, 2020: Amica Newmarket Retirement Community, 275 Doak Lane, Newmarket, Ontario, L3Y 0A2. An Afternoon Entertainment.
Time: 2:15 pm. Approximately one set for one hour (longer if requested).
Parking: The parking area is on the south and east side of the the complex.
Directions: Travelling north on Hwy. 404, take exit # 74; Mulock Dr./Vivian Rd. in Newmarket. At the end of the exit ramp, turn left travelling west on Mulock Dr. for .60 of a km. At the stoplight, turn right travelling north on Harry Walker Parkway South. Note that there is an ESSO station on your right as you turn to travel north. Travel north 1.15 km. to Gorham St. Turn left onto Gorham St. and travel west for 1.15 km. to Doak Lane which will be on your left. Turn left (there are stoplights at this intersection) on Doak Lane and as you immediately enter the complex, turn left into the parking area. [See the Google Map].

2) Wednesday, February 5, 2020: The Roxborough Retirement Residence, 1 Roxborough Road (at Davis Drive), Newmarket, ON L3Y 2P9.
Time: 2:30 pm. Approximately one set for one hour to one hour and fifteen minjutes.
Parking: Underground parking at the Roxborough is quite limited. Street parking is not available. Free parking is available at the Hollingsworth Arena due north of the Roxborough just north of Davis Drive. Roxborough Road becomes Patterson Street north of Davis Drive, and access to the arena parking is off Patterson on the east side. The suggestion is to drop off equipment at the Roxborough, then go and park.
Directions: From Hwy 401 in Toronto's west end, take Hwy 400 north for 35 km. Take exit 31 for Hwy 9 - Davis Dr. to Newmarket. Turn right traveling east on Davis Dr. for 12 km to Roxborough Road. The Roxborough residence is on the south-east corner of Davis Dr. East and Roxborough Rd. Note: travelling east from Hwy 400, Davis Rd. West becomes Davis Rd. East at Yonge St. From Hwy 401 in Toronto's east end, take Hwy 404 north for 26 k.m. Take the Davis Dr./Newmarket exit for Davis Dr./Newmarket. At the lights, turn left travelling west for 3 km. to Roxborough Road. [See the Google Map].

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3) CANCELLED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS CONSIDERATIONS: Saturday, March 21, 2020: St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, 115 St. Andrew's Road, Scarborough, Ontario, M1P 4N2. A fund raiser for the Presbyterian World Service and Development agency. [See their Website].
Time: 7:00 pm. Two sets of 45 minutes (to be confirmed).
Parking: The church has a large parking lot on site.
Directions: St. Andrew's Road (between McCowan Rd. & Brimley Rd. south of Hwy. 401 & just south of Ellesmere Rd.) .[See the Google Map].