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18/08/17
This is your guide to what to See & Do in South Georgian Bay this week!

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 18 - 20

INDIGENOUS LIFE FESTIVAL
THE BLUE MOUNTAINS

Commemorating Canada 150+ and the First Nations People whose land we share, Blue Mountain Village welcomes you to a free celebration of Indigenous culture. Live music by LOGAN STAATS, traditional crafts, shelters and games, storytelling, educational activities, Speakers Panel and more live music.  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.  More Info

AUGUST 19 - 20

WASAGA UNDER SIEGE
WASAGA BEACH

Join us in commemorating the 203rd anniversary of the sinking of the H.M.S. Visit British, American, Native, and British Naval encampments on Nancy Island Historic Site. Re-enactors will transport you back to the War of 1812 through musket & cannon firing, 1812 cooking, fashion & surgeon demonstrations & Native drumming and storytelling.  More Info

AUGUST 22

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 23

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 23

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

AUGUST 24

TERRACE THURSDAYS AT MEAFORD HALL
MEAFORD

Entertain your senses with the food stylings of local culinary talent, paired with fabulous music by South Georgian Bay’s best musical talent, all rolled up in a sunny and relaxing spot on the Terrace. This week features Brian Miessner.  More Info

AUGUST 24

MEET THE MAKERS - O&B CAFE GRILL
THE BLUE MOUNTAINS

Wine and dine under the stars at Georgian Hills Vineyards! Feast on a delicious five-course dinner, crafted by Executive Chef Michael Wilson (Luma) and our own Executive Chef Jeremy Korten paired with wines crafted by Thomas Bachelder, Vanessa McKean and Lindsay Puddicombe. Featuring some of the best local ingredients and perfectly chosen wine pairings, this evening is the ideal way to soak up the last drops of summer. More Info

AUGUST 25

A TRIBUTE TO FRANKIE VALLI & THE FOUR SEASONS
COLLINGWOOD

The Olde' Town Terrace once again brings to you a spectacular night of A Dinner Show and Dance. Recently, the Broadway musical Jersey Boys became an international hit and brought attention to the hits from the 1960's especially The Four Seasons. Twenty two year old Gavan Rousseau expresses the vocal quality of a young Frankie Valli, backed by the fabulous Gem Tones and incorporating the look, instrumentation, and harmonies of the original Four Seasons.  More Info

AUGUST 25 - 26

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 25: Mugs. Saturday, August 26: Rockafellers.  More Info

AUGUST 26

COPPER KETTLE FESTIVAL
CLEARVIEW

There’s a Party Brewing … Join us for some good old fashioned fun and help celebrate the Creemore Springs Brewery, the town and the beer! There will be live music, great food, drink, brewery tours, kids’ activities, classic cars, farmers market & much more.  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

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

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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ALL SUMMER

PET FRIENDLY PLACES

Travelling with your 4 legged friend? The South Georgian Bay region has plenty to offer for the entire family, even the family pet!  Here's a sample of what we have to offer.  More Info

 


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