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Studio Tours, Apple Harvest Festival, Meaford Tank Range Bus tour, Small Halls, Scarecrows and So Much More!

29/09/17

SEPTEMBER 29

MEAFORD SCARECROW INVASION FESTIVAL 

MEAFORD

The “Invasion of Scarecrows” begins in mid September through to mid October. More than 250 scarecrows will be found in the downtown area alone – dangling from downtown lamp posts, hiding in bushes and trees, lounging happily on benches, peeking out from behind cornstalks and resting comfortably on porches and verandas.  More Info

SEPTEMBER 28 - OCTOBER 1

SMALL HALLS FESTIVAL
CLEARVIEW

Welcome to the Clearview Township Small Halls Festival featuring nine great venues, one award-winning event. Full event information and tickets are available online.   More Info

SEPTEMBER 28 - OCTOBER 1

COUNTRY AFFAIR CANDLES WAREHOUSE SALE
MEAFORD

The 2nd last warehouse sale of 2017 coincides with Meaford’s Scarecrow Invasion and the Apple Harvest Craft Show - A great time to plan a trip to Meaford and pick up your supply of candles, home décor and holiday items. The warehouse is once again packed with great buys and unique items. The retail store, also known as The Candle Factory, will be offering 10% discount on all items in the store.  More Info

SEPTEMBER 28 - 30

PUMPKIN INFERNO AT HAUNTED HARBOUR
PENETANGUISHENE

Experience the phenomenon of hauntingly magical and stirring outdoor exhibits of hand-carved pumpkins, all set against the night-time backdrop of Discovery Harbour. But BEWARE….new characters will be lurking about in the expanded Terror Zone!  More Info

SEPTEMBER 29

THORNBURY JAZZWORKS' FALL CONCERT SERIES
THE BLUE MOUNTAINS

At the Library in Thornbury, we welcome Bob DeAngelis, one of Canada’s most accomplished instrumentalists. A master of the clarinet, in his illustrious career Bob has entertained royalty and presidents. He won the Juno Award for best instrumental album in 2004.   More Info

SEPTEMBER 30

3RD ANNUAL COLLINGWOOD OKTOBERFEST
COLLINGWOOD

Side Launch Brewing Co. proudly presents The 3rd Annual Collingwood Oktoberfest. After two sold out years at the Side Launch brewery, this year will be in beautiful downtown Collingwood at the Eddie Bush Memorial Arena.  More Info

SEPTEMBER 30

TURN UP THE HEAT CONCERT SERIES
THE BLUE MOUNTAINS

See Higher Function perform at the Marsh Street Center in Clarksburg. Tickets available at the door for this fantastic benefit concert.  More Info

SEPTEMBER 30

A TRIBUTE TO TOM JONES & ELVIS PRESLEY
COLLINGWOOD

Olde Town Terrace presents a great evening of dinner, entertainment and dancing, with
Tom Jones & Elvis Presley, together, like never before. Featuring a three course dinner served starting with a salad, then Chicken Parmesan atop Penne Marinara followed by Sandie's Homemade Butter Tarts for dessert.  More Info

SEPTEMBER 30

ABBAMANIA
MEAFORD

Abbamania recreates Abba as they were on stage in concert as one of the most successful bands in pop history. With authentic costumes, concert lighting, sound and an amazing live band, studio musician and singers, Abbamania takes you back to that pop dicso era and performs all the hits from Waterloo, SOS, Fernando, Super Trooper, and The Winner Takes All to Money Money, Mamma Mia and Dancing Queen.  More Info

SEPTEMBER 30 - OCTOBER 1

APPLE HARVEST CRAFT SHOW
MEAFORD

Over 200 exhibits to visit and shop at including needlework, leather, blacksmithing, woodworking, colonial tinware, wooden and stuffed toys, collectibles, stained glass, pottery, folk art, paintings in various media, photography and much, much more.  More Info

SEPTEMBER 30 - OCTOBER 1

CREEMORE FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS
CLEARVIEW

The Creemore Festival of the Arts is a self-guided arts weekend featuring 20 locations, 35+ artists and 4 shows to visit—all centred around Creemore’s handsomely preserved main street.  More Info

STARTING OCTOBER 1

JURIED ART SHOW AT THE BARN CO-OP
MEAFORD

Love & Light Juried Art Show exhibit runs October 1 to December 31 at The Barn Co-op. More Info

OCTOBER 4 - NOVEMBER 5

2ND ANNUAL STORY TELLING FESTIVAL
COLLINGWOOD

Featuring a 6 Word Juried Photo Essay Exhibit, Architectural panel discussion with Jim Campbell, “New Farm” author Brent Preston entertains diners at Azzurra restaurant, children’s author and illustrator Debbie Ridpath Ohi delivers a Found Art Workshop for kids, Cecily Ross speaks about her New Book “The Lost Diaries of Susanna Moodie”, plus special hosted event through the Spoken Word, Poetry Live.  More Info

OCTOBER 5

SCREENING OF "THEIR FINEST" AT MEAFORD HALL
MEAFORD

During the Blitz of World War II, a female screenwriter (Gemma Arterton) works on a film celebrating England's resilience as a way to buoy a weary populace's spirits. Her efforts to dramatize the true story of two sisters (Lily Knight and Francesca Knight) who undertook their own maritime mission to rescue wounded soldiers are met with mixed feelings by a dismissive all-male staff. More Info

OCTOBER 7

MEAFORD TANK RANGE BUS TOUR
MEAFORD

The bus will be leaving the Meaford Museum for 11:00 am.There will be 3 stops: Main cemetery, Mountain Lake and Vails point. The bus tour is approximately 2 hours in length. More Info

OCTOBER 7

ANNUAL ART CHAIR AUCTION
COLLINGWOOD

Join us Saturday at the Downtown Collingwood Farmers’ Market for your chance to purchase one of the much coveted Art Chairs. Silent auction bidding will begin at 10 am and will close at 1 pm sharp.  More Info

OCTOBER 7

RUN COLLINGWOOD
COLLINGWOOD

The Collingwood Half Marathon is a scenic, 21.1 kilometre race in the heart of the Georgian Triangle. You get to experience the best of the historic town of Collingwood and the open countryside surrounding the Town. The autumn colours and crisp fresh air will propel you quickly on this fast, mostly downhill course.  More Info

OCTOBER 7 - 8

THANKSGIVING HARVEST FESTIVAL AT SAINTE-MARIE AMONG THE HURONS
THE BLUE MOUNTAINS

Sainte-Marie’s Thanksgiving Harvest Festival and Arts and Crafts Show and Sale is a fun family event, with lots of on-site activities and outstanding artisans and crafters. The event is a regional favourite and typically includes both new and returning artisans.  More Info

OCTOBER 7 - 9

APPLE HARVEST FESTIVAL
THE BLUE MOUNTAINS

It’ll be an exciting weekend for everyone to enjoy throughout the town to shop, eat and enjoy some local fun with the family and friends. Live entertainment & more! And while you’re here in Thornbury, visit the Thornbury Fish Ladder!    More Info

OCTOBER 7 - 9

STUDIO TOUR OF THE ARTS
THE BLUE MOUNTAINS

18 well established local artists invite you to their studios on Thanksgiving Weekend. This self guided tour is free and we do hope you will support your local arts community. Find that perfect gift or a handcrafted piece of art for your home. There is something for everyone on this tour. Many studios are within walking distance of each other, and others are a short drive through our beautiful countryside.    More Info

UNTIL OCTOBER 29

SAVE ON FALL ECO ADVENTURE TOURS AT SCENIC CAVES NATURE ADVENTURES
THE BLUE MOUNTAINS

SAVE $20-off Eco Adventure Tours. Applicable Sunday thru Friday. Excludes Saturdays and October 7-8-9, 2017. View spectacular autumn foliage while treetop canopy walking and forest/escarpment ziplining on a 3-hour guided tour.   More Info

 

 


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