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  • 17th November, 2014 9 PM

    50+ Poems for Gordon Lightfoot

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  • 24th August, 2014 1 PM

    PLEASANT SUNDAY AFTERNOON: Sarah Binks

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  • 24th July, 2014 6 PM

    SALT WATER MOON – Single Thread Theatre Company

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About Leacock Museum

The success of his Elements of Political Science and his first satirical books Literary Lapses, Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town and Arcadian Adventures of the Idle Rich allowed him to move from his family's summer house at Sibbald Point, Lake Simcoe and over time develop his own lakeside retreat at Old Brewery Bay, where Lake Simcoe and Lake Couchiching join.

Here in 1928 he built Leacock House (above) designed by Wright & Noxon, Toronto. The scale and ambience of the plans reflected Leacock's success and prestige as a world renowned...

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"Advertising: the science of arresting the human intelligence long enough to get money from it."