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Famarama this weekend at Blue Mountain Village and More Events to See & Do This Week in South Georgian Bay

11/08/17

 

EVENTS AUGUST 12 - 20

AUGUST 10 - 13

ECLIPSE JET DEMO WEEKEND

CLEARVIEW

The Eclipse Jet is one of the most economical business or personal jets on the market. Schedule your ride as pilot or passenger, and find out how the Eclipse Jet can work for you. Presented by Genesis Flight College.

AUGUST 11 - 12

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 11: Madison Galloway. Saturday, August 12: Heartless - Tribute to Heart.

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.

AUGUST 12 - 13

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!

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.

AUGUST 15

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.

AUGUST 15

OVER THE RAINBOW: THE HAROLD ARLEN STORY

COLLINGWOOD

Explore the life and iconic music of this fascinating man who wrote the music for The Wizard of Oz (although many are unaware of this). Theatre Collingwood presents: Over The Rainbow: The Harold Arlen Story, as part of the Summer Theatre Festival.

AUGUST 16

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.

AUGUST 16

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.

AUGUST 17

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.

AUGUST 17

MS CHI-CHEEMAUN DINNER CRUISE & CONCERT

SURROUNDING AREA

Dinner cruise with the The Harponnist & The Axe Murderer Dinner from 8-9:45pm, Music from 10-11:45pm. Departs Tobermory at 8pm, arrive back in Tobermory at midnight.

AUGUST 18 - 19

THE COLLINGWOOD BREWERY BEER FEST

COLLINGWOOD

The Collingwood Brewery Beer Fest will showcase several other local craft breweries and cideries including: Side Launch Brewing Company, MacLean's Ales, Barnstormer Brewing and Distilling Company, Wasaga Beach Brewing Company, Northwinds Brewhouse, Creemore Springs Brewery, Sawdust City Brewery, Duntroon Cyder House, Duxbury Cider Company and Black Bellows Brewing. Live music from local bands will play all weekend long as well as food from local food trucks. More Info

AUGUST 19 - 20

PEDALFEST

THE BLUE MOUNTAINS

All for the love of the BIKE! Kids bike parade, bike demos, stunt shows, live music, guided and self-guided trail rides & more. More Info

AUGUST 19

GORDON LIGHTFOOT TRIBUTE BAND

SURROUNDING AREA

"Classic Lightfoot Live" on the Miss Midland to benefit the Georgian Bay Great Lakes Foundation. Enjoy an afternoon of cruising the islands around Midland and great music, all for a great cause.

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.

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.

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.

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!

UNTIL SEPTEMBER 3

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.

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.

ALL SUMMER SHOP AT AREA FARMERS' MARKETS

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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