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Sudbury Spotlight—Disney’s The Lion King Jr.

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From the Disney cartoon and Broadway stage, Fraser Auditorium will be welcoming the inspiring coming-of-age story The Lion King Jr. This all ages event will take you through the African savannah featuring a remarkable cast. Join Simba, Rafiki, Timon, and Pumbaa on their journey from Pride Rock to the jungle and all the way back again. The show runs from June 14- June 15, 2019 with show times at 2 pm and 6 pm. 

This show will be particularly special as it is a condensed, 60 –minute version of the original Broadway show and Disney film phenomenon. You can watch all of your favourite characters and story played by passionate and talented young actors. Join in on the magic and rediscover this timeless tale.

If you are traveling to watch this exciting event, consider staying with us at Quality Inn Sudbury. We are the best hotel in Sudbury, conveniently located in our city’s heart, making your traveling to and from our warm and welcoming residence simple and efficient. We will make your stay in Sudbury comfortable so that all your memories of our beautiful town are perfect. Don’t complicate your travel accommodations— stay at Quality Inn. Call us today at 1.800.461.1120 to reserve a room today.

5 Things You Might Not Know About Sudbury

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The humble town of Sudbury is home to all sorts of fun, flavor, and culture. The local environment is full of fancy foods, arts, entertainment, and environmental phenomena that many people don’t know about. Here’s a list of 5 cool things you might not know about the Nickel City, that you might want to check out for yourself one day:

  1. Sudbury has the largest Francophone population in Ontario. If you speak French, you can show off your knowledge in our diverse and multi-lingual town.
  2. Need a place to go swimming or a beautiful summer-time view? The Greater Sudbury area has 330 freshwater lakes.
  3. Sudbury is home to the largest chimney in the Northern hemisphere. We know, this is a bit crazy but it’s true! It’s located at the Sudbury Superstack and measures at 380 metres tall!
  4. Sudbury Superstack is also the second tallest building in Canada. The only thing that beats it is—you guessed it—the CN Tower located in Toronto.
  5. One of Sudbury’s greatest geological landmarks is the Sudbury Basin, a 27 km deep impact crater. Also known as Sudbury Structure or the Sudbury Nickel Irruptive, it is the third largest known impact crater on Earth.

 Sudbury is full of fascinating sights, things, talents, and people. Come and discover them all by taking an adventure up to our unassuming yet magnificent town. If you’re traveling up to Sudbury, consider staying with us at Quality Inn Sudbury. Our convenient location in the heart of Sudbury allows for access all over the city and an easy route back to our warm and welcoming hotel.  We will make your stay in Sudbury comfortable so that you have the best memories of our beautiful town. Don’t complicate your travel accommodations— stay at Quality Inn. Call us today at 1.800.461.1120 to reserve a room today.

 

Sudbury Spotlight: Snoop Dogg in Concert

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Do you love LIVE music? Are you planning to visit Sudbury this weekend? Are you feeling Young, Wild & Free? If so, Sudbury has an event for you:

Sudbury welcomes the Snoop Dogg and Friends‘ North American Tour to the Sudbury Arena this Friday May 17, 2019. The show starts at 7 pm with opening acts from Snoop Dogg’s friends Warren G, Kurupt, and Afroman.

This tour marks 25 years of Snoop “Doggystyle” music and Snoop Dogg’s influence around the world. Although Snoop Dogg visited Canada last year in his Puff, Puff, Pass Tour with guest artists Warren G, Too Short, and Suga Free, his new tour will feature some great party tunes and good vibes.

If you’re getting ready to Drop It Like It’s Hot this Friday and check out this iconic show, be sure to set up your accommodations at Quality Inn Sudbury. Staying at Quality Inn Sudbury is more than just staying at a hotel—it’s experiencing a city. Complemented by our warm and welcoming staff, our convenient location downtown, and wide variety of rooms, Quality Inn Sudbury fits all travelers’ requirements. 

Don’t complicate your travel accommodations— stay at Quality Inn. Call us today at 800.461.1120 to reserve a room.

What’s Happening? Weekend Music Events in Sudbury

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The weekend is steadily approaching and everyone is buzzing with excitement for what Sudbury has in store. Check out these music events scheduled for the upcoming weekend: 

Friday May 17, 2019

Snoop Dogg Concert
Snoop Dogg in his North American Tour, Snoop Dogg and Friends, is coming to the Sudbury Arena at 7 pm. Watch him and his guests Warren G, Kurupt, and Afroman drop it like it’s hot this Friday.

Karaoke Nights
The following bars and taverns in Sudbury will be hosting Karaoke Nights:
Colonial Inn, 28 Cedar  @9 pm
National Tavern, 477 Notre Dame @10 pm
Trevi Bar, 1837 Lasalle @10 pm
Come join the fun! All you need to bring is your rockin’ voice and your sick tunes.

Common Dread – Live Cabaret
Common Dread is preforming at the Alibi Room on 113 Durham at 10 pm Friday night.  Order a couple of drinks and appetizers as you watch this electrifying band set the stage on fire.

Crash Sunday – Live Country/ Rock Band
If hard rock isn’t really your style, check out the country band Crash Sunday, preforming at Nickel City Hotel, 252 Hazel at 6 pm. Not only is the band amazing but here is a bonus—no cover charge!

Saturday May 18, 2019

Porcketta Bingo
Hosted at FionnMacCools on 1875 Regent Street. Starts at 8pm. Bingo winner will receive a $15 gift card and 1/ LbPorcketta meat.

Matt Foy – Live Cabaret
Alibi Room, 113 Durham is hosting live music @10 pm. Don’t miss a night of live music and fun times!

If you’re partying hard in Sudbury over the weekend or even just taking a quiet local retreat, make Quality Inn Sudbury your safe retreat. With our variety of rooms located in the heart of Sudbury, Quality Inn Sudbury is the most convenient hotel to stay in during you vacation in Sudbury.

Don’t complicate your travel accommodations— stay at Quality Inn. Call us today at 800.461.1120 to reserve a room.

The Most Social Media Worthy Spots in Sudbury

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The Big Nickel: Open to the public at no cost, visitors are invited to walk around the Big Nickel and explore the site of the Centennial Numismatic Park. The Big Nickel is an exact replica of the 1951 Canadian nickel and is the largest coin in the world, so visit the Big Nickel and take up the challenge of fitting in the frame with the coin.

 Lake Laurentian Conservation Area: Imagine the remote calm of a wilderness setting, a man-made lake and pond, scenic lookouts, a self-guided nature trail, numerous wetland areas, hiking trails, and bird watching areas. The Lake Laurentian Conservation Area offers photographers, nature watchers, and recreationists, boundless opportunities to experience the wilds and capture the breath taking views.

A.Y. Jackson Lookout: The A.Y. Jackson Lookout offers a scenic view of High Falls as it cascades 55 m into the Sudbury Basin. The site offers three trails, including a self-guided Geological Walking Tour. Here’s your perfect chance to capture nature at it’s best, take selfies and say Hello to the tranquil surroundings.

Downtown Sudbury Murals: On the walls of Downtown Sudbury you’ll find some thought provoking, colourful and fun murals. They are worth a display picture shot, so take a stroll through the downtown streets and click some fun pictures/selfies.

 Science North: Try on a pair of moose antlers, pose next to a porcupine, or hold a giant spider at Science North and you are sure to get your friends talking about your adventures at the science museum.

A cherry on the cake would be a stay at Quality Inn as you will get to experience the comfort and warmth of our newly, smartly decorated guest rooms, suites and washrooms. Call us today and make reservations: 800.461.1120.

Visit Northern Ontario’s Most Popular Tourist Attraction In Sudbury

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Let your imagination soar at the Science North, the most popular tourist attraction in Northern Ontario. Plan a visit to Sudbury and spend a day appreciating the science museum, which has some meticulously created scientific wonders on display. The Science North consists of two snowflake-shaped buildings. These buildings are connected by a rock tunnel, which passes through a billion-year-old geological fault.

Here’s a list of experiences that you can enjoy spending quality time with your family, friends and loved ones at the Science North museum:

  • IMAX with Laser: The 3D IMAX with laser will truly leave you mesmerized
  • Vale Cavern– Wildfires! A Firefighting Adventure in 3D
  • Nature Exchange– unique experience where visitors collect and research natural items from the wild and are swapped for points in a database. The points can be used to purchase other natural artefacts from around the world (i.e.: Rocks, sea shells, fossils, etc.)
  • Lapidary Lab– Visitors learn how to cut, grind and polish rocks to turn them from ordinary stones into works of art.
  • Jean MacLeod Butterfly Gallery– A glass-enclosed butterfly house home to more than 400 butterflies from 30 different tropical species.
  • BodyZone– BodyZone teaches about DNA and how it makes people unique, and how bodies work.
  • Racetrack– Build a race-car and run it on the figure 8 tracks.
  • CyberZone– Visitors can mix music at the DJ station, play with green screen technology, and create stop-motion animation movies.

 

The museum also owns and operates Sudbury’s Dynamic Earth facility, an earth sciences exhibition that is home to the Big Nickel, one of the city’s most famous landmarks. The Big Nickel is a replica of a 1952 Canadian nickel that sits on the grounds of the Dynamic Earth science museum. The Dynamic Earth science museum is an interactive science museum focusing on Sudbury’s mining history. There are numerous exhibits at the museum where the kids can learn how to mine, climb a mineral wall, look at diamonds and identify different minerals. They can also go on an underground tour of the mines.

A day at the Science North will surely be an exciting day for children of all ages, curious minds and science enthusiasts. So when you visit Sudbury, stay at the Quality Inn to experience more than just a room. Our warm and friendly staff is looking forward to welcoming you and assist you with a comfortable stay. Located in the downtown Sudbury, we are the perfect location for an exciting family holiday.

Visiting Details:

Location: 100 Ramsey Lake Rd, Sudbury, ON P3E 5S9

Hours: Monday to Sunday, 10 am to 4 pm

General Admission Ticket:

Adult: $27

Senior: (65 years and over): $25

Youth (ages 13-17): $25

Child (ages 3-12): $23

A Musical Getaway to Sudbury

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You can’t have enough of Sudbury and all the fun and entertainment that the city holds, year-round. April brings spring along, but this year, Sudbury’s spring will witness a musical welcome with these events happening across the city. So plan a fun vacation to Sudbury with family and friends, and treat yourself to some musical extravaganzas:

  • Tim & The Glory Boys are saddled up and ready to ride—The Buffalo Roadshow is coming to town! It’ll be the show you can’t stop talking about… you’ll laugh, you’ll sing, and you’ll stomp your boots! Tim & The Glory Boys is more than just a country bluegrass gospel band!

           Date & Time: Fri, April 12, 2019 , 7:00 PM – 9:15 PM EDT

           Location: Fraser Auditorium, 935 Ramsey Lake Rd, Sudbury

  • The Sudbury Performance Group is brining Chicago, in Sudbury. The longest-running American musical in Broadway history, Chicago is based on a 1926 play about actual criminals and features the work of legends John Kander, Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse.

           Date & Time: Thu, 25 April 2019, 7:30 PM – 10:30 PM EDT

           Location: College Boreal’s Concert Hall, 21 Lasalle, Sudbury

  • Tony award-winning Kinky Boots is coming to Sudbury. “Kinky Boots” has won every major Best Musical Award and is represented around the world with the Tony Award-winning Broadway Company now in its fifth year,

            Tickets: b58.75 to $128.75.

            Location: Sudbury Arena, Elgin Street

            Date & Time: April 23, 2019, doors open at 7 p.m.

 

Let’s rock and roll Sudbury! Come celebrate the fact that winter will be over soon!! Quality Inn Sudbury offers group booking and exclusive access to some of our facilities. So, plan a trip with a group of friends and family members – we would love to make your trip fun & memorable! Call us to know more: 705.675.1273

Fun Activities with Kids in Sudbury

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Plan your vacation to Sudbury without worrying about whether your children will be able to have a memorable vacation or not. Sudbury has a series of events and fun activities planned for the little ones. From fun learning activities, to socializing, fitness activities to cooking with kids, here’s what Sudbury has to offer in the month of April:

Thursday, April 4, 2019
Family Fun Night
→ Playgroup: is a program that gives parents and children the opportunity to interact together in an open and welcoming environment while participating in fun learning activities together.
→ Family Fun Night: An evening program where families meet to enjoy play and activities together in a welcoming atmosphere. Parents and children will have the opportunity to socialize as well as participate in a variety of activities together.
→ Located at Churchill Public School, 1722 Fielding St, Sudbury ON.

Tuesday, April 16, 2019
Family Fitness Program – Zumba
→ Every Tuesday night in the C.R. Judd gym, Zumba and Pound Fitness instructors will lead you and your kids in a fun and invigorating workout! Refreshments are provided. This event is proudly sponsored by the C.R. Judd Parent Council in partnership with Our Children Our Future and OCOF Early On Capreol.
→ Located at C.R. Judd P.S. – 8 Lincoln Cresent, Capreol.
→ Occurs every second Tuesday on April 2, 2019 to June 25, 2019
from 6:30 p.m to 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday, April 30, 2019
Cooking with Kids
→ Children between the ages 2.5 to 12 years old will have the opportunity to learn basic cooking skills by preparing pre-selected recipes with the support from their accompanied parent/caregiver. Registration is required. Please call the office for more information.
→ Located at Levack Public School – 100 High St., Levack.
→ From 10:00 a.m to 11:30 a.m.

Call us at 705.675.1273 and we will be happy to assist you in planning your fun get-away to Sudbury and provide you a memorable stay in our smart rooms at the Quality Inn.