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St. Jacobs Schoolhouse Theatre

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2017 Season Production

King's and Queens of Country
Sept 19 – Dec 24


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St. Jacobs Schoolhouse Theatre

The St. Jacobs Schoolhouse Theatre is located in the heart of the old town, adjacent to Canada's original Home Hardware Store and just steps away from the bustling main street. With unique gift shops, excellent restaurants, museums and galleries, as well as quaint country inns and B&Bs, the village of St. Jacobs is the perfect spot to spend a few days.

Set in a renovated 1867 village schoolhouse, this unique venue is high on charm. With only 100 seats and remarkable acoustics, the intimate atmosphere lends itself to cabaret-style performances, where you can enjoy a beverage at your table that's positioned just a few feet from the stage.

Click here to download the St. Jacobs Schoolhouse Theatre Venue Information Package including Seating Chart, Venue Amenities, and Map.

Congratulations to our 2016 Raffle Winners!

St. Jacobs Furnishings Gift Certificate - Yvonne Hertzberger, Stratford
 St. Jacobs Furniture House Gift Certificate - Jean Kneeshaw, Kitchener


Rave Reviews about the St. Jacobs Schoolhouse Theatre

“Girlfriends Day Out — Very good actors I loved the set and props just perfect. It was nice the way the seating was set up very relaxing. It was so easy to book tickets online and arrive in the mail in a very timely manner. The staff are smiling and friendly. I will return to see another production." DeborahJ, Brampton, October 2015

“Cozy Setting for Great Entertainment — I saw the Patsy Cline Story there and it was amazing. The tables for the guests provided a cozy atmosphere which enveloped me and drew me into the program. I heartily recommend this venue.” KarenB, Waterloo, August 2014

Seating Chart

Click here to download the St. Jacobs Schoolhouse Theatre Venue Information Package including Seating Chart, Venue Amenities, and Map.

St. Jacobs Schoolhouse Theatre Seating Chart
St. Jacobs Schoolhouse Theatre Seating Chart (PDF)

Directions To St. Jacobs Schoolhouse Theatre

11 Albert St. W, St. Jacobs, Ontario N0B 2N0
Box Office: 519-638-5555 Administration: 519-664-9969 Fax: 519-664-9969

Click here to download the St. Jacobs Schoolhouse Theatre Venue Information Package including Seating Chart, Venue Amenities, Map and Directions (262KB).
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Notice of Construction

Please be advised of construction in St. Jacobs. The work will restrict access on King Street from Printery Road to Henry Street for road repair.

Patrons travellling from the Kitchener-Waterloo area, please be aware that the construction will result in a travel detour. Please allow for extra travel time before your performance. Our recommended route during this time is to access St. Jacobs via Highway 85 through the round-about by taking the Sawmill Road West exit.Continue on Sawmill Road and turn left at King Street North. Follow the road and turn right on Albert Street West to access the Schoolhouse Theatre.

Road repair began on June 6 and will run for approximately 4 months.



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From Toronto, Kitchener-Waterloo

  1. Take Highway 401 westbound.
  2. Take Highway 7 & 8 to Kitchener-Waterloo at Exit 278.
  3. Take Highway 85 North to Waterloo.
  4. Follow the highway out of Waterloo towards Elmira.
  5. When you come to the traffic circle, follow the signs pointing to St. Jacobs.
  6. Take your third exit in the circle. You will see Picard's Peanuts at this turn off.
  7. Turn left onto King St. This is the main street in St. Jacobs.
  8. Turn right onto Albert Street - just past Home Hardware's Homeland Furniture Store.
  9. The Schoolhouse Theatre is located behind the Forge & Anvil Blacksmith Shop, on the left side.
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For detailed instructions from your departure point to the theatre, please click on the above link to "Google Map Directions".

From London (North)

  1. Take Highway 4 (Richmond St.) to Elginfield.
  2. Turn right onto Highway 7 to Stratford.
  3. In Stratford Highway 7 becomes Erie Street. Turn left at Huron/Ontario Streets,
  4. followed by a quick right onto Mornington Street (also called Highway 119).
  5. Take Highway 119 to County Road 121, turn left onto Regional Road 11 in Millbank.
  6. Travel this road to Crosshill and turn left onto Regional Road 11.You will travel through
  7. St. Clements and Heidelberg. You will reach a T intersection and turn left onto King St.
  8. Follow King Street into St. Jacobs. Turn left onto Albert Street.
  9. The Schoolhouse Theatre is located half a block up on the left side.
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For detailed instructions from your departure point to the theatre, please click on the above link to "Google Map Directions".

Parking at St. Jacobs Schoolhouse Theatre

Free Theatre parking is available at the St. Jacobs Schoolhouse Theatre.
Free Municipal parkingis located along Albert Street, King Street and in the Municipal parking lot (King / Front Street).
Accessible parking is located directly outside the theatre.
Drop-offs are permitted outside of the main theatre doors.
Bus parking is available in the Municipal parking lot off of King and Front Street.
Overnight parking is not permitted in the theatre parking lot.

Download Parking Map (SJS)

Dining

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We applaud the following restaurants for their partnership with Drayton Entertainment:

ANGIE'S KITCHEN ... Read more
www.angieseats.com

(519) 747-1700
1761 Erb's Rd. W., St. Agatha
A historical landmark in the heart of Waterloo County since 1962. Hearty home cooking in a relaxed atmosphere. Bus groups welcome. CAA-AAA approved. Fresh baking daily. Fully Licensed.


ANNA MAE'S MILLBANK BAKERY & RESTAURANT ... Read more
www.annamaes.ca

(519) 595-4407
4060 Line 72, Millbank
Full service restaurant & bakery specializing in homemade cooking & baking. Come try it today, you won't be disappointed.


AT THE CROSSROADS FAMILY RESTAURANT LTD. ... Read more
www.crossroadsrestaurant.ca

(519) 669-8117, 1-877-496-8117
384 Arthur St. S., Elmira
An excellent family-style restaurant serving both menu and daily buffets. Conveniently located between Cambridge, St. Jacobs and Drayton.


BONNIE LOU'S CAFE ... Read more
www.bonnielouscafe.com

(519) 669-2142
2238 Floradale Rd., Floradale
An old-fashioned, refurbished general store in the village of Floradale offering home-style cooking and baking. Located between Elmira and Drayton. Reservations welcome.


BOSTON PIZZA ... Read more
www.bostonpizza.com

(519) 880-1828
597 King Street North, Waterloo
Located in North Waterloo, just moments from St. Jacobs. Featuring more than 100 menu items from Canada's leading casual dining brand. Open late with a fully licensed patio. Lic. AGCO


DRAYTON CHOP HOUSE ... Read more
www.draytonchophouse.com

(519) 638-3463
41 Wellington Street North, Drayton
Chophouse style restaurant located in the heart of Drayton. Providing world class, locally inspired food and wines with only the best locally grown ingredients. Reservations and groups welcome. Lic. AGCO


JACK'S FAMILY RESTAURANT ... Read more
www.jacksfamilyrestaurant.ca

(519) 746-4800
20 Benjamin Rd. E., Waterloo
Great restaurant just steps from St. Jacobs Country Playhouse. Stylish atmosphere, large menu. Price range: $11-25. Groups welcome. Lic. AGCO.


JACOBS GRILL ... Read more
www.jacobsgrill.ca

(519) 664-2575
1398 King St. N., St. Jacobs
Intimate quaint bar & grill in St. Jacobs. Featuring creative salads, pizza, pasta, sandwiches & entrees. 


SOLE RESTAURANT & WINE BAR ... Read more
www.sole.ca

(519) 747-5622
83 Erb St. W., Waterloo
Situated in a historic Seagram’s building, minutes from the St. Jacobs Country Playhouse. Elegant yet casual, featuring inventive & traditional cuisine. The menu will transport your pallet to the Mediterranean.


STONE CROCK ... Read more
www.stonecrock.ca

(519) 664-2286, 1-866-664-2286
1396 King St., St. Jacobs
Hearty home-style cooking and local hospitality. A St. Jacobs landmark since 1975. 

Accommodations


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K = King size beds, Q = Queen size beds, D = Double size beds, T = Twin size beds, G = Guest House, C = Cot.
Prices indicate lowest single and highest double rate. Open year round unless otherwise indicated.

COURTYARD BY MARRIOTT WATERLOO ST. JACOBS ... Read more
www.marriott.com/ykfcy

Book Online
(519) 884-9295, 1-800-972-5371
50 Benjamin Rd. E. Waterloo
Its Always A New Stay at the Courtyard by Marriott located adjacent to the St. Jacobs Country Playhouse. Hotel features: spacious guest rooms; full-service bistro serving; Starbucks coffee; fitness centre; business centre; free Wi-Fi. Ask about our Theatre Packages!


DELTA WATERLOO ... Read more
www.deltahotels.com

(519) 514-0404
110 Erb Street West, Waterloo
The uniquely designed Delta Waterloo boasts 194 guest rooms and suites. Conveniently located in the heart of Uptown Waterloo, Delta Waterloo is steps away from boutique shopping, restaurants, bars and entertainment. Delta Expect even more!


DESTINATION INN  ... Read more
www.destinationinn.com

(519) 884-0100 Toll Free: 1-866-222-9175
547 King St. N., Waterloo
From the moment you walk into our inviting lobby area, you'll know there is plenty to do! Enjoy free wireless High Speed Internet Access, and stay on top of work at our 24-hour business center. Make time for a good workout in our fitness center and heated indoor pool, and feel completely relaxed in our whirlpool.


HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS & SUITES WATERLOO ST. JACOBS ... Read more
www.hiexpress.com/waterloosj

Book Online
(519) 772-9800
14 Benjamin Rd., Waterloo
Waterloo's newest hotel offers guest a hot buffet breakfast, indoor saltwater pool, beautiful guest rooms and country charm all within walking distance of St. Jacobs Country Playhouse and Farmer's Market.


HOMEWOOD SUITES BY HILTON WATERLOO ST. JACOBS ... Read more
www.homewoodsuites.com

(519) 514-0088
45 Benjamin Rd., Waterloo
You’ll always feel at home when you stay at the Homewood Suites by Hilton. Amenities include: suites with full kitchens; complimentary daily hot breakfast and dinner Monday-Thursday; wi-fi; indoor pool; fitness centre and business centre.


LEISURE ESTATES BED & BREAKFAST RETREAT Mark & Joyce Leis ... Read more
www.leisureestates.ca

(519) 669-3295, 1-888-669-3295
1099 Floradale Rd., Elmira
4 Rooms 3Q, 2T, $89-$159, New house, AC, Sat TV, DVD, Free WI-Fi, free phone calls. Private ensuite baths. Pillow top queen beds. Full Breakfast, Antiques.


LES DIPLOMATES BED & BREAKFAST EXECUTIVE GUEST HOUSE ... Read more
www.lesdiplomates.com

(519) 725-3184
100 Blythwood Rd., Waterloo
Classic elegance for executive travelers and romantic getaways close to universities, St. Jacobs and Oktoberfest. 4 upscale bedrooms. Gourmet breakfast. Free wi-fi. Free Parking. Rated 5 stars

Explore

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When visiting the theatre, don't miss out on the great shopping available in our community!
From fashion, to home decor, to handmade chocolates and gifts, there are many great retailers located
within minutes of the theatre. Our local businesses offer fine quality products for the distinctive individual. Let them know where you saw their message!

ALVA CHERREY'S GARAGE ... Read more
(519) 638-5220

10 Main St., Drayton
Repairs to all makes and models and used car sales. Friendly, Affordable & Efficient Service.


ANGEL TREASURES ... Read more
angeltreasures@rogers.com
(519) 664-1599

1389 King St., St. Jacobs


BLOOMING DALE'S ... Read more
www.bloomingdalesflorist.ca

(519) 638-7723, 1-866-376-7406
28 Main St. E., Drayton
Blooming Dale's is just a short walk from Drayton Festival Theatre. Come in to browse our lovely selection of gifts, cards and flowers.


BOSMAN HOME FRONT ... Read more
www.bosman.ca

(519) 343-3456, 1-877-343-3456
6770 Wellington Rd 109, R.R. 1, Palmerston
Shop two floors of fine furniture, gifts and home decor. Explore four acres of uniquely crafted outdoor buildings; Gazebos, Sunrooms, Garages, Bunkies, Sheds, Playhouses/sets, Barns and Garden Decor.


BUSTARD CHRYSLER ... Read more
www.bustardbrothers.com

Listowel: (519) 291-1900, Waterloo: (519) 884-9570
754 Main St E, Listowel and 575 Davenport Rd, Waterloo
Bustard Chrysler is a retailer of fine new, used / preowned Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, and Ram cars and trucks with dealerships in Kitchener-Waterloo and Listowel.


CHERRY BUS LINES INC. ... Read more
www.cherreybuslines.com

(519) 291-2054
555 Maitland Ave South, P.O. Box 307, Listowel
We are a full service company offering individual vacation tours, group tour packages and charter services. We have a diversified fleet that can accommodate many different group sizes and budgets.


DRAYTON MASSAGE AND OSTEOPATHY ... Read more
stemmlerRMT@hotmail.com

(519) 504-8004
61A Wood St., Drayton
Lisa Stemmler-Fulcher RMT, DOMP. Using a multidisciplinary approach, Lisa strives to provide her clients with optimal treatment and care that will promote their health and well-being.


ELORA & FERGUS TOURISM ... Read more
www.elorafergus.travel

(519) 383-3000
Come and explore Elora and Fergus. Go online to plan your visit from where to stay, where to eat, where to shop and what to see.


THE GUELPH FAB 5 ... Read more
www.guelphfab5.ca

(519) 822-1260, 1-800-334-4519
1 Carden St., Guelph
Come to Guelph for cutting edge arts festivals in music, dance, film, writing and jazz! Mark your calendars! Get a weekend of education in an art form that will keep you pumped all year.


PIKE LAKE GOLF CENTRE LIMITED ... Read more
www.pikelake.com

1-800-265-2551
9625 Pike Lake Rd, Clifford
Located on Highway 89 between Mount Forest and Harriston. Pike Lake offers 27 Hole Golf Facility, Golf Packages, Restaurant, Motel, Trailer Sales, Trailer Rentals and Campground.


RED CORAL FASHION ... Read more
www.redcoralfashion.com

25 Benajmin Rd., Unit 12, Waterloo
Red Coral currently has 2 retail stores situated in picturesque St. Jacobs: Red Coral Casuals (located in the St. Jacobs Outlet Mall), and Christmas in St. Jacobs (in downtown St. Jacobs).


REGION OF WATERLOO MUSEUMS ... Read more
www.regionofwaterloo.ca/museums

Discover. Explore. Play. Learn.
Waterloo has four museums across the region including the Waterloo Region Museum, Doon Heritage Village, Joseph Schneider Haus, and the McDougall Cottage.


SHOETOPIA ... Read more
www.shoetopia.ca

(519) 886-5730
50 Westmount Rd. N., Waterloo
The best brands in shoes including Rieker, Birkenstock, Mephisto, Keen Clarks, Merrell, Skechers and more! Three locations across Ontario - Waterloo, Fergus, and Mount Forest.


SIGNS NOW WATERLOO ... Read more
www.signsnow.com

(519) 886-1179
636 Colby Dr., Unit 2, Waterloo
We do all kinds of signs and vehicles. Take them from ORDINARY to EXTRAORDINARY.


ST. JACOBS COUNTRY ... Read more
www.stjacobs.com

(519) 664-1133
1386 King St. N. St. Jacobs
Discover a unique blend of old-world charm and contemporary delights in this friendly community where fabulous shopping, great food, a famous farmers’ market, fun pursuits and excellent accommodations take center stage.


ST. JACOBS FURNISHINGS ... Read more
www.stjacobsfurnishings.ca

(519) 747-1832
878 Weber St. N., Waterloo


ST. JACOBS FURNITURE HOUSE ... Read more
www.furniturehouse.ca

(519) 746-0060
30 Benajmin Rd., Waterloo


STRASSBURGER WINDOWS & DOORS ... Read more
www.strassburger.net

(519) 885-6380
2101 Shirley Dr., Kitchener
Strassburger manufactures high quality vinyl windows and door systems for your new construction, window replacement and custom sizing needs. Contact us for the name of a dealer in your area.


TRI-CITY CYCLE & SPORT ... Read more
www.tricitycycle.ca

(519) 884-6410
351 Weber St. N., Waterloo
Satisfy all your extreme needs! ATV's, Generators, Motorcycles, Snowmobiles, Apparel and Accessories. Check out our location or explore online.


WATERLOO REGIONAL TOURISM MARKETING CORP. ... Read more
www.explorewaterlooregion.ca

(519) 585-7517
79 Joseph St, Waterloo
The Destination Marketing Organization for Waterloo Region. Offering a full events calendar, special packages and tours/trails online plus an exciting arts and culture portal.


 

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