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23/03/17
Check out the retro Spring Pickle Park Jam. I hear the puddle jumpers are back this weekend too!

MARCH 25

MAPLE SUGAR MOON FESTIVAL

SURROUNDING AREA

Each year, the Anishinabe people looked forward, with much anticipation, to the harvest and enjoyment of one of Mother Nature's greatest treats - maple sugar. Come on out to Grey Roots and rejoice at this traditional rite of spring. Learn its history from the early days of our Aboriginal people to our first European setters and beyond.   More Info

MARCH 25

SPRING OPEN HOUSE AT COFFIN RIDGE

MEAFORD

Welcome the return of Spring in style. Get a peek behind the curtain as we open up our tank room/cellar to the public. Ignite your taste buds with a lavish assortment of munchies on our famous cheese buffet. Be the first to sample the latest entry in our craft cider program.  More Info

MARCH 25

LEARN TO BOWL

COLLINGWOOD

Calling all kids! The next "8 for 8 Learn to Bowl Program" starts at Georgian Bowl. You get 8 x 45 min sessions with the amazing Coach Elyssa and a Personalized Bowling Ball (valued at $95).  More Info

MARCH 25

ART CLASSES FOR ADULTS

MEAFORD

The Bay School of Art comes to Meaford Hall. The school has been encouraging artists in the Southern Georgian Bay area to develop their artistic skills in a welcoming and creative environment since 2006. March 25: Watercolour | learning about colour, composition and various watercolour techniques.  More Info

MARCH 25

FREE TAX RETURN SERVICE

THE BLUE MOUNTAINS

Good news: you may be eligible to have a trained volunteer complete your tax return for you! Call or email the Craigleith Heritage Depot to be connected with a trained volunteer to arrange an appointment. The Depot is hosting a morning of appointment-only meetings between a volunteer and those members of the public interested in receiving help with preparing their tax returns.  More Info

MARCH 25

CLEARVIEW HEALTH & LEISURE EXPO

CLEARVIEW

Bring the family and learn about community sports, recreational programs and local health providers; with over 35 vendors there will be something for everyone. Check out the annual Sports Equipment SWAP.  More Info

MARCH 25

BASIA BULAT

CLEARVIEW

Basia Bulat comes to Avening Hall. With an electrifying voice and lyrics like silver arrowheads, Basia Bulat has become one of Canada's most conspicuous talents. Juno nominated and shortlisted for the prestigious Polaris Music Prize, she often appears solo in gigantic halls, winning over crowds with an autoharp or charango, stomping feet and two mighty lungs.  More Info

MARCH 25

BASIA BULAT

CLEARVIEW

Basia Bulat comes to Avening Hall. With an electrifying voice and lyrics like silver arrowheads, Basia Bulat has become one of Canada's most conspicuous talents. Juno nominated and shortlisted for the prestigious Polaris Music Prize, she often appears solo in gigantic halls, winning over crowds with an autoharp or charango, stomping feet and two mighty lungs.  More Info

MARCH 25

CONOR GAINS & THE RAMBLN MOON

THE BLUE MOUNTAINS

The Marsh Street Centre presents our fourth winter series to Clarksburg!  This season we present original music with three exciting performances from Canadian artists representing Roots Reggae, Roots Americana and Roots Blues and Rock/Blues. Conor represents the new face of Roots Rock/Blues and has been hailed as a guitar prodigy.  More Info

MARCH 26

WINTER ART WORKSHOPS AT THE BMFA

COLLINGWOOD

Join us this winter for some exciting art workshops at the Arts Centre. In conjunction with ArtSpark, the Blue Mountain Foundation for the Arts this week offers "Abstracting the Landscape" with Sharon Barfoot.  More Info

MARCH 26

OPEN MIC & BRUNCH AT THE BARN

MEAFORD

Open Mic: Come share/enjoy our local talent, hosted by an established local musician, that will change monthly. Brunch: Serving up delicious and nutritious Buddha Bowls (rice, salad and mixed roasted veggies topped with a delicious dressing. Dairy and Gluten Free.) It is a time to celebrate and rejoice, good vibes, good music, good people.  More Info

MARCH 26

SPRING PICKLE PARK JAM

THE BLUE MOUNTAINS

Let's send off the end of the season with a fun day of jamming & games retro-style in the Badlands Terrain Park at Blue Mountain! We will be brinigng it back to the old days of the U-ditch, with a little something-something extra along the coping! There will be plenty of interesting features throughout the park, a free BBQ for participants and some good old fashioned fun.  More Info

MARCH 28

ITALIAN NIGHT AT O&B

THE BLUE MOUNTAINS

Enjoy a decadent three-course family-style dinner, showcasing Italy’s most beloved and iconic ingredients. We are also offering $5 Peroni bottles and glasses of Pinot Grigio and Sangiovese all night long. Enjoy live music by Romney Getty as you sip and savour your way through Italy and salute your fellow diners. More Info

MARCH 29

PAINT JAM! AT MEAFORD HALL

MEAFORD

Tap into your creative side or discover it! Join instructor and fabulous artist Suzette Terry as she tours you through the world of visual art in a relaxed and creative atmosphere. From beginner to seasoned artists, all are welcome. Take this time for yourself, indulge your mind, incite the creativity within you and walk away with a painting.  More Info

MARCH 30

WRITING WORKSHOP AT SHALE ROCK COFFEE

THE BLUE MOUNTAINS

Bring your pen, paper and imagination and join in an evening of writing, sharing and collaborating with the help of our friends at Shale Rock Coffee House. This month's theme is all about dialogue.  More Info

UNTIL MARCH 30

MEAFORD INDOOR WALKING CLUB

MEAFORD

Indoor Walking Club at the Meaford & St Vincent Community Centre & Arena. A great place to continue your walking regimen when the weather starts to get difficult, every Tuesday and Thursday mornings. Live music on Tuesdays.  More Info

MARCH 30

JAZZ AT THE LIBRARY

THE BLUE MOUNTAINS

Bring your pen, paper and imagination and join in an evening of writing, sharing and collaborating with the help of our friends at Shale Rock Coffee House. This month's theme is all about dialogue.  More Info

MARCH 31

FRIDAY PINTS

COLLINGWOOD

Every Friday at the Collingwood Brewery, all winter long, pints are just $5 (plus taxes & grat.) So come into the brewery, kick back and relax to start the weekend off right!   More Info

MARCH 31

DREW WRIGHT AT THE HURON CLUB

COLLINGWOOD

Live Music at the Huron Club with Drew Wright. From 8:30-11:30pm.  More Info

APRIL 1

ROB LUTES AT MEAFORD HALL

MEAFORD

Since the release of his first album Gravity in 2000, Rob Lutes has steadily built a collection of exquisite songs that inhabit the intersection of blues, folk, Americana, and the contemporary singer-songwriter genre. A masterful fingerstyle guitarist with a soulful voice, he is also known for the intensity of his live performances.  More Info

APRIL 2

SPRING MARKET

CLEARVIEW

Check out the vendor market at Nottawa Hall. Entry is with a food bank donation. Fabulous door prizes to be won, amazing vendors, live performances and demos, a fashion show. Creemore Coffee will be selling their wonderful beverages and treats from all across Simcoe County served to enjoy while you shop. Come out and support the local community. More Info

UNTIL APRIL 6

LES BELLES FLEURS
COLLINGWOOD

“Les Belles Fleurs” Celebrating the Flowers of Canada at the Blue Mountain Foundation for the Arts Centre. This is a juried show celebrating Spring’s arrival which brings the glory and beauty of the Flowers of Canada. Please join us at the reception, March 3rd.  More Info

UNTIL MAY 4

ONLY IN CANADA? EXHIBIT AT SIMCOE COUNTY MUSEUM
SURROUNDING AREA

When someone mentions Canada, do you think of timbits, beavers, moose, hockey, snow, canoes, and mosquitos? Only in Canada? takes a fun, light hearted look at our Canadian stereotypes. It's time to celebrate what we think makes Canada such a great country to call home. Happy 150th Birthday Canada!  More Info

 


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