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03/08/17
Details below! This is your guide to what to See & Do in South Georgian Bay this week!

AUGUST 4

MUSIC & MOVIES UNDER THE STARS AT HARRISON PARK
SURROUNDING AREA

See a family favourite movie under the stars on Friday nights at Harrison Park by the Good Cheer basketball court. The evening starts with an up-and-coming musical act followed by the movie. Bring lawn chairs or blankets for your viewing comfort. The Harrison Park Inn take-out window is open until 9:00 pm. August 4: The Lego Batman Movie.  More Info

 

AUGUST 4 - 5

MAIN STREET MARKET ENTERTAINMENT
WASAGA BEACH

Check out the Main Street Market in Beach Area 1 for excellent entertainment. Live bands scheduled every Friday and Saturday on the Main Stage, Dinner and a Movie on Wednesday evenings, Karaoke Tuesday evenings, and buskers dropping in all summer long! The Beach is where it’s at! Friday, August 4: Elton John Tribute. Saturday, August 5: David Bacha.  More Info

 

UNTIL AUGUST 5

JONAS AND BARRY IN THE HOME
SURROUNDING AREA

Canada’s favourite playwright, Norm Foster, has another hit with a brand new comedy filled with big laughs and an even bigger heart, at King's Wharf Theatre. Two seniors are searching for friendship, love, and elusive happiness at the Gateway Gardens assisted living home. Barry Butterfield, a newly retired dentist, is unsure of what to do with all his free time. Jonas Ainsworth, a suave stage actor, spends his days wooing the ladies. Proving opposites attract, the men quickly become an inseparable duo and embark on clever ways to spice up their lives – and the lives of those around them.  More Info

 

AUGUST 5

PIRATES OF THE BAY
SURROUNDING AREA

Discovery Harbour will be the main Pirate Lair! Shiver me timbers, rumor has it that the infamous Captain Corbin will be joining the day. Walk the plank, learn how to speak "pirate" lingo, enter the Pirate's hideaway for fun activities and games, hornswaggler magic, a treasure hunt for dubloons, face painting and ruffians.   More Info

 

AUGUST 5

MARKET BY NIGHT
COLLINGWOOD

As part of the Keys to Collingwood Street Piano Festival there will be an evening market as an extension to the regular morning market. Patrons will have the opportunity to buy dinner, shop your favourite market vendor, and be entertained with performances by The Suitors and The Mike McCarthy Band. There will be balloon twisting and face painting by U-Pick Parties, children’s crafts with Magic of Children in the Arts, and an extraordinary show put on by magician Sawyer Bullock.   More Info

 

AUGUST 5

CREEMORE CHILDREN'S FESTIVAL
CLEARVIEW

This community-minded, not-for-profit event is designed to empower children by inspiring their imaginations and broadening their creative minds through exciting, interactive play. Geared to children of all ages, our volunteer driven activities, demonstrations and sponsored performances are grass-roots and all about getting back to the basics of family fun.   More Info

 

AUGUST 5 - 6

COLLINGWOOD ARTS AND MUSIC FESTIVAL
COLLINGWOOD

Join us to celebrate our 31st year of bringing artists and artisans, music by the Jim Kinnear Trio and other great local musicians for your pleasure. A juried outdoor art show with awards for both adults and youth; children’s art workshops; art demonstrations by wood turner Brian Graham and acrylic artist MJ Jones; your portrait sketched by Jennifer Gauci; a youth tent; a chance to win a painting lesson from Jason Alexander ...  More Info

 

AUGUST 8

JAZZ AT THE PARK
WASAGA BEACH

Jazz at the Park returns for its 16th season at the Oakview Woods Gazebo or the Rotary Band Shell behind the RecPlex each Tuesday evening.  More Info

 

AUGUST 9

LOCAL LIVE LUNCH
COLLINGWOOD

The Collingwood downtown core comes to life each Wednesday between noon and 1:30 with live musical performances on the 95.1 PEAK FM Northern Tracks Stage, located in the Sheffer Court outdoor plaza area (186 Hurontario Street, between 3rd and 4th). While taking in the sounds of local live music you can also purchase your lunch (cash only), on location; prepared by a different presenting restaurant each week.  More Info

 

AUGUST 9

JAZZ & BLUES AT THE STATION
COLLINGWOOD

Modern day music grew from the roots of Blues, Jazz, Country and Gospel and those roots show up every Wednesday evening at the Museum/Station during the Collingwood summer. Great music and superb sound production in an intimate park-like setting makes for a memorable evening. Excellent food and beverages raise the enjoyment level another few notches and with a beautiful sunset over Georgian Bay, it is certainly a wonderful experience.  More Info

 

STARTING AUGUST 10

PIANO TALKS
COLLINGWOOD

Enjoy a fun and informative walking tour of the Street Pianos. Along the way your guide, Catherine Brown, will recount anecdotes about the Town’s historic buildings and local legends. Expect to be serenaded on the ivories at each stop.  More Info

 

STARTING AUGUST 10

JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT
SURROUNDING AREA

Don't miss the rollicking musical masterpiece packed with incredible dance numbers, plenty of laughter, and catchy tunes like "Go, Go, Go Joseph," "Any Dream Will Do," and "Close Every Door", presented by the King's Wharf Theatre in Penetanguishene.  More Info

 

AUGUST 10

SYLVIA TYSON AT MEAFORD HALL
MEAFORD

“Magical” is the word that most people use to describe Sylvia Tyson. Very few artists have created a musical legacy that has achieved long-standing international success. Sylvia Tyson is no less than an icon in Canadian music: from her collaboration with Ian Tyson (Ian & Sylvia) on stage, studio and television in the sixties and seventies to seven solo albums, her career has earned her a place in the Canadian Music, Country Music and Songwriter's Halls of Fame, not to mention receiving Canada's highest civilian award, the Order of Canada.   More Info

 

AUGUST 11

DAVID WOLFE AT THE BARN
MEAFORD

SoulShine is ecstatic to announce that we are hosting an intimate evening with David Wolf. Limited tickets will be offered. Head over to wolfebarn.ca and grab yours while you can. It is guaranteed to be an amazing evening.   More Info

 

AUGUST 12

5K FOAM FEST
WASAGA BEACH

The 5k Foam Fest is a non-competitive 5km obstacle course that is suitable for participants 8 years of age and up. 2.5 million cubic feet of vegan coconut foam are used on every course that features over 22 unique and exhilarating obstacles. Athletes and novices alike can participate alongside each other. Who will love it? The whole family! The 5k Foam Fest offers something for everyone with a full festival that features food trucks, vendors and attractions.   More Info

 

AUGUST 12

FAMARAMA
THE BLUE MOUNTAINS

Celebrating families with children’s magic and music shows, interactive drumming, hikes, gondola rides, face painting and balloon twisting.   More Info

 

AUGUST 12

CREEMORE CRAFT BREWERY 5K RUN
CLEARVIEW

Take your average Running Race up a few notches! Run 5k and get a cold Creemore Springs Brewery beer as you cross the finish line. Bring your friends and enjoy the party!   More Info

 

 

AUGUST 12 - 13

SIDE LAUNCH DAYS FESTIVAL
COLLINGWOOD

Side Launch Days Festival is a wonderful opportunity to head down to the beautiful Collingwood harbourfront and enjoy water sports, amazing food and drink, unique vendors, arts and crafts, and more family fun. You are sure to find something fun to do for the whole family.  More Info

 

UNTIL AUGUST 30

GHOST TOURS AT DISCOVERY HARBOUR
SURROUNDING AREA

A spooky guided tour by candlelight featuring encounters with apparitions in the window and footsteps in the hallway. Tales of actual people associated with the Military and Naval Establishments will include that of the McGarraty brothers who died on the march from York in June of 1831 and the tale of Private James Drury who died New Year’s Eve 1836 on guard duty at Officers’ Quarters.  More Info

 

UNTIL AUGUST 31

SAINTE-MARIE BY CANDLE LIGHT
SURROUNDING AREA

A guided tour of Sainte-Marie that highlights French and First Nations stories and the people who lived here from 1639 to 1649. Individuals such as Master Carpenter Charles Boivin and Blacksmith Louis Gaubert will be highlighted. The evening concludes in the Longhouse with a traditional First Nations story which is a memorable experience and not to be missed.  More Info

 

UNTIL AUGUST 31

ECO ADVENTURE SPECIALS AT SCENIC CAVES NATURE ADVENTURES
THE BLUE MOUNTAINS

Save $20 OFF - 9am (Earlybird) or 4:15pm (Happy Hour) Eco Adventure Tours at Scenic Caves Nature Adventures. Sunday – Friday (excludes all Saturdays, Aug 6-7). Experience treetop canopy walking and zipling on a 3-hour guided tour. Includes: 420’ suspension footbridge, treetop canopy walking on a web of platform decks, 300’ forest zip line, learn about the area ecosystems while exploring caves, caverns and lookouts, 1000’ escarpment zip line. More Info

 

UNTIL SEPTEMBER 1

CANADA 150 GEOCACHE CHALLENGE
CLEARVIEW

Clearview Township welcomes you to explore the natural and unique areas in Clearview to find the hidden caches. There are 11 hidden caches with the possibility of more to be added. Simply download the Geocaching app, search for the Clearview Tourism caches and log your entries when you find the caches. Visit the Clearview Administration Centre to collect your Canada prize pack! Start your adventure today!  More Info

 

UNTIL SEPTEMBER 3

ANIMAL LOVE CANADIAN STYLE
COLLINGWOOD

The Blue Mountain Foundation for the Arts is celebrating Canada's 150 by inhabiting the gallery with Canadian wildlife and livestock as depicted in the visual arts. Well known local artists, sculptors and wood carvers portray our Canadian animal heritage...beavers, bears, wolves, horses, steers and more. Special guest of honour Mr.Charles Pachter of the iconic "Canadian moose" will be exhibiting 2 canvases and a sculpture.  More Info

 

ALL SUMMER

SHOP AT THE FARMERS' MARKET

Sip and savour iconic South Georgian Bay creations and discover delicious farm-to-table produce and ingredients authentically grown or made by our local producers. Get a list of the weekly community farmers' markets here.  
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