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‘A heat hug on a chilly weekend’: Rejoice ‘world-class’ music, artwork, meals and extra at Port Hope’s 1st Hibernate Pageant

‘The Soul Motivators’ will perform as part of the fun as Cultivate’s first-ever Hibernate Festival makes its debut in Port Hope in February.‘A heat hug on a chilly weekend’: Rejoice ‘world-class’ music, artwork, meals and extra at Port Hope’s 1st Hibernate Pageant

The primary-ever Hibernate Pageant introduced by the Domesticate Pageant group is gearing up take over downtown Port Hope in February for 3 days of world-class, all-Canadian reside music, and a celebration of native meals, arts, crafts and neighborhood, say organizers.

With a aim to make this annual enjoyable, the Hibernate occasion will make its debut and add some heat amid winter beginning Feb. 10 and thru to Feb. 12.

“We’ve been desirous about Hibernate as a winter competition for a few years now,” famous Jeff Bray, Domesticate’s govt director. “We couldn’t be extra excited to carry it to downtown Port Hope within the coronary heart of winter and to share a world-class lineup of all-Canadian — and domestically grown — artists to the Domesticate neighborhood.

“It truly is a heat hug on a chilly weekend, crammed with nice music, native meals and artwork and neighborhood.”

The weekend consists of three reside theatre reveals on the Capitol Theatre, “Hibernate Hotspots,” consisting of free, household pleasant programming all through the downtown and Hibernate Eats, with eight downtown eating places providing distinctive menus match for “hibernating,” defined organizers.

The enjoyable will embrace reside performances by Juno Award-winning Indigenous song-master William Prince, Grammy Award-winning drummer Larnell Lewis and musician-composer Pleasure Lapps, nine-piece deep funk and soul powerhouses the Soul Motivators, Juno Award-winning world music artists Okan, Lydia Persaud and Caroline Marie Brooks (one-third of the Good Lovelies), in addition to native favourites Kyler Tapscott, Cale Crowe, Shannon Linton, Nikola Magnolia and extra, mentioned organizers.

As a first-time competition — submit pandemic — this merely couldn’t be achieved with out monetary help from a lot of companions, together with: Canadian Heritage’s Canada Arts Presentation Fund, the Ontario Cultural Attraction Fund, FedDev Ontario Tourism Reduction Fund and Reconnect Ontario, famous Bray. He added, this helped with a wish to each strengthen the downtown and set up the neighborhood as a vacation spot for “the perfect in various arts and tradition.”

Right here’s a fast rundown of a few of the enjoyable deliberate:

• Feb. 10, 11 and 12: Artists will warmth issues up reside on the Capitol Theatre.

• “Sizzling tunes” will proceed, plus try some cool venues and take pleasure in some tasty treats on Feb. 11 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Distinctive, free, household pleasant creative programming celebrating the neighborhood all through the downtown shall be a part of the enjoyable. Some taking part venues embrace: Ganaraska Artwork and Framing, Poho Boho, Dwellissimo, Nick’s Studio, Schmidt Legislation, Furby Home Books and extra, mentioned organizers.

• “Hibernate Eats” will embrace some unique menus at taking part eating places, together with: the Thirsty Goose, the Beamish Home Pub, the Social Bar and Desk, Trattoria Gusto and extra, added organizers.

• Further enjoyable consists of every part from a “Home of Poetry,” to reside music downtown, to reside collaborative artwork experiences, and a Hibernate picture sales space and scavenger hunt, to call just some of the actions. Between the tales, songs and candy treats, heat for the soul received’t be scarce, famous organizers.

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“That is going to be such a enjoyable weekend. I encourage everybody to come back to downtown Port Hope — it’s going to be alive,” mentioned Bray.

The award-winning Domesticate Pageant made its debut again in 2015 — it’s been a celebration of neighborhood and all issues native ever since. The Hibernate Pageant is supposed to construct on this.

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