The annual Snowflake Ball, with a theme of Springtime in Paris, is a fundraiser that supports research into Crohn’s, colitis, and colorectal cancer. Ticketholders are treated to a sumptuous French dinner, musical and theatrical entertainment, dancing, table gifts, wine and whisky tastings, and a late night dessert buffet featuring an array of French pastries. From $315.
More than 50 performers stage a completely bilingual production about the origins and development of Canada’s musical heritage. Performed for schools but available to a general audience, the symphonic odyssey showcases everything from First People’s drum beats to traditional French-Canadian songs to the nation’s recent contributions to film and the world stage. New for 2012 will be a component related to the bicentennial of the War of 1812. June xx to xx. $20; students: $10.