This Weekend’s Events

There will be three events this weekend two of which will be collectors conventions for music, television and film memorabilia and the third being a record convention.

Tsokino-Con 2024 is an anime convention that will occur from the 23rd to the 25th at the University of Victoria in Victoria, British Columbia, primarily in the Engineering and Computer Science Building (ECS), Bob Wright Centre (BWC), and the Elliott Building (ELL).

Admission ranges in price depending on one’s age and one’s stay at the convention (click here for details) and the nearest bus stops to the venues are #101036 and #100991. The later is a seven minute walk away from the buildings hosting the event, along Ring Road, and additional information on the routes servicing the area can be obtained from BC Transit.

613Flea is a gigantic flea market held monthly at the Aberdeen Pavilion in Landsdowne Park, in downtown Ottawa. And this month it will be on the 24th from 10am to 4pm.

Admission is free and you may find vendors that sell vinyl and/or the aforementioned memorabilia. And the nearest bus stop, which is serviced by multiple routes, is 3080 and is a five minutes walk away from the venue. A trip planner is available from OC Transpo.

The Oshawa Record Show will be held at their usual venue, the LVIV Hall & Pavilion at 38 LVIV Blvd in Oshawa on Sunday, the 25th of February, from 10am to 4pm.

Admission is $5 or free for students and children under 14. And the nearest bus stops are 667 and 668 on Simcoe St or 1058 and 1089 on Bloor Street East, all a five minute walk away from the venue, over the Hwy of Heroes.

Remember, cash is preferable at these events. Enjoy.

Record Conventions This Weekend

There will be two record conventions this weekend, one in Oshawa, Ontario and the other in Victoria, British Columbia. Both are on Sunday, the 12th of 2023/

The Oshawa CD/Record Show will be from 10am to 4pm at the LVIV Hall at 38 LVIV Blvd.

Admission will be $5 (kids 14 and under will get in free, as well as students with student ID). The nearest bus stops are on Simcoe St (bus stops #667 and #668). A trip platter is available on Durham Region Transit‘s web site for additional details.

The Victoria Record Fair will be hosted at the Fernwood Community Center, from 11am to 4pm.

Admission will be a suggested donation of $2 to $5 with proceeds going to the Victoria Native Friendship Center. Kids will get free admission and the nearest but stops are #100240 and #100245, at the corners of Fernwood and Gladstone.

Please note that cash is preferable at these events. And BTW, Prime Members at Amazon should consider creating a GIFTMANIA wishlist on the Canadian site, as soon as possible because there is a contest there. Click here for details.