2015 Gala dinner and Leacock weekend


Come help us celebrate Terry Fallis and his second Leacock Medal-winning book, No Relation.

Terry will receive the prized Leacock Medal for Humour and a $15,000 cheque, courtesy the TD Financial Group, on Saturday, June 6, at Geneva Park and Conference Centre near Orillia.

Cocktails start at 5 and a lavish dinner is served at 6 with speeches and presentations to follow.

Tickets are $60 for members, $65 for non-members. Tickets are available through the Leacock Museum. Call 705-329-1908 (ext. 801), email jennymartynyshyn@rogers.com or fill out their contact form online.

You may also be interested in our other weekend events…


We’re starting a new tradition this year to provide more opportunities for fans of Stephen Leacock and literary humour to meet our medal winner. The Leacock Associates have partnered with the Leacock Museum to make the Leacock Medal weekend an event you won’t want to miss. Tickets are available separately or as a weekend package.

Friday, June 5:
* Meet-and-greet spaghetti dinner, Leacock Cafe, 6 pm — new event — Guest of honour, Leacock Medal winner, Terry Fallis.
* Soiree and student writing awards, Leacock House, 8 pm — FREE — Join us for light refreshments and enjoy a reading from the winner of our student writing competition.

Saturday, June 6:
* Author reading and reception, Orillia Public Library, 1:30 pm — new event, FREE — Terry Fallis will read from his winning book, No RelationFree cake from Mariposa Market.
* Saturday gala dinner, Geneva Park, 5 pm, to celebrate Terry Fallis, the winner of the 2015 Leacock Medal and $15,000 prize for No Relation, judged the best literary humour book in Canada.

Sunday, June 7:
* Farewell Pancake Breakfast, Leacock Café, 9 am — new event — Guest of honour, Leacock Medal winner, Terry Fallis.

Tickets for the spaghetti dinner, gala award presentation dinner and the pancake breakfast are available separately or can be purchased as a package. For tickets and information, call the Leacock Museum at 705-329-1908. Friday night’s Leacock Soiree and the Saturday Orillia Public Library reading are free events.

Visit leacockmuseum.com or leacock.ca for more details.

Leacock Medal Weekend poster 2015

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