Andrea's Five Fun Things To Do This Weekend - Feb. 28 - March 1

Hear the musical version of the Three Little Pigs, attend an opera or see a film shot in Kitchener this weekend.

Concerts galore in Waterloo Region this weekend

There are a several great musical events sweetening the air of Waterloo Region this weekend, including a K-W Symphony performance and a Michael Gabriel concert. (JohnKwan/Shutterstock)

Michael Gabriel - Strings Attached

7:30 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 28

Cambridge Community Players Theatre, 47 Water Street S., Cambridge

Michael Gabriel is playing a concert this weekend, accompanied by a string trio, a pianist, as well as Cambridge Glee and the Huron Heights SS Sopranos. Plus flamenco guitarist Juneyt is opening, so this is a fantastic concert to check out this weekend. 

Opera Laurier - Gianni Schicchi and L’Enfant et les Sortilèges

8:00 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 27 and Saturday, Feb. 28 and 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, March 1

Theatre Auditorium, 75 University Ave W, Waterloo

Students from Laurier's vocal program will be performing two one-act operas this weekend: Puccini's Gianni Schicci and Ravel's L'Enfant et les Sortilèges. Gianni Schicci is about a family scheming to change the will of a dying patriarch, while L'Enfant is about a boy left alone by busy parents who takes his frustrations out on pets and inanimate objects that come to life to teach him lesson. Tickets can be purchased at the door, or in advance by emailing or calling 519-884-1970 ext. 4439.

Night/Shift presents Killing Art 

6:00 p.m. - 10: 00 p.m., Friday, Feb. 27

Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery, 101 Queen Street North, Kitchener

Catch the Kitchener inaugural screening of Killing Art, a film about two strangers connecting at the 2014 Night/Shift festival, one of whom is trying to hide a dead body. There will be four other films from the 12 Angry Filmmakers collective, music from Dark Bird and beer from Block Three.

​​Kinderconcert Series: The Three Musical Pigs and the Wolf 

10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 28

Woolwich Memorial Centre, 24 Snyder St. S​, Elmira

This Saturday morning concert features the Licorice Allsorts Clarinet Quartet from the K-W Symphony, and focuses on three musical pigs: Bach, Beethoven and Mozart. 

WT Townshend PS Community Fun Fair & Silent Auction 

11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 28

WT Townshend Public School, 245 Activa Ave., Kitchener

This community fun fair has a lot to offer the entire family. There's a photo booth, speakers with sessions on digital literacy and financial literacy, FREE CHILD CARE, face painting, science displays, carnival games and a silent auction with some sweet stuff to bid on, like a week at Muskoka Cottage.