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Obstacle Course World Championships, Writer's Fair, Rotary Apple Run, Fallicious, and Fun!

12/10/17
This is your guide to what to See & Do in The Blue Mountains and South Georgian Bay this week.

OCTOBER 13 - 15

OBSTACLE COURSE RACING WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS
THE BLUE MOUNTAINS

The OCR World Championship is the first truly independent global championship for the burgeoning sport of Obstacle Course Racing. Competitors from over 40 countries compete in this singular event created to unify, promote and increase participation in the sport of OCR, at Blue Mountain.  More Info

OCTOBER 14

STAYNER FALL MARKET
CLEARVIEW

Join us for the Stayner Fall Market! Over 40 exhibitors and local artisans!  More Info

OCTOBER 14

WALK A MILE IN HER SHOES
COLLINGWOOD

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes is a playful fundraising event that asks men to take a stand against domestic violence by walking in a woman's shoes. New this year, we are asking women (SOLE SISTERS) and children to join in on the fun and walk together as a community.  More Info

OCTOBER 14

WRITERS' FAIR
THE BLUE MOUNTAINS

Craigleith Heritage Depot Presents our first ever Writers Fair at the LE Shore Memorial Library. A free celebration of Indie Author Day, meet local indie authors, peruse book exhibits, and gain access to writing and publishing resources.  More Info

OCTOBER 14

LAST BLAST
MIDHURST

Join Simcoe County Museum and HCEA Canada for one last run of these heritage machines before they are put away for the winter. Graders, crushers, dozers, excavators, cranes, and more re-create a construction site from the 1930s, 40s, and 50s.  More Info

OCTOBER 14

MEDIEVAL WORKSHOPS
OWEN SOUND

Links in Time: The Art of Making Chain Mail. Learn about the history of chain mail and the skills needed to be a medieval armourer while making your very own chain mail bracelet. Presented by Grey Roots Museum & Archives. 
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OCTOBER 14

MURDER MYSTERY DINNER AT HIGHLANDS NORDIC
CLEARVIEW

The world’s top psychics gather for the Annual Halloween Invocation of The Great Houdini! Will they contact the other side or meet their own demise? Highlands Nordic Dinner & Show – Join us for a bloody good time.  More Info

OCTOBER 14

SHANNON MORONEY BOOK READING AT COFFIN RIDGE
MEAFORD

Shannon Moroney reads from Through the Glass, her best selling, Governor General's Literary Award nominated memoir. This incredible and unique piece details her journey through the justice system and provides a voice to otherwise forgotten victims of crime - those whose loved ones commit violent acts.  More Info

OCTOBER 14

SHANNON MORONEY BOOK READING AT COFFIN RIDGE
MEAFORD

Shannon Moroney reads from Through the Glass, her best selling, Governor General's Literary Award nominated memoir. This incredible and unique piece details her journey through the justice system and provides a voice to otherwise forgotten victims of crime - those whose loved ones commit violent acts.  More Info

OCTOBER 16

CHI-CHEEMAUN ANNUAL FALL CRUISE
TOBERMORY

Enjoy the 360 degree views of Georgian Bay and the Bruce Peninsula from the decks of the Chi-Cheemaun, while cruising from Tobemory to Owen Sound the Annual Fall Colours Cruise.  More Info

OCTOBER 17

VENDANGE 2017
THE BLUE MOUNTAINS

Let's celebrate you, the F&B and Event industry teams. Because of you, our area has become a culinary and event destination. Join Georgian Hills Vineyards along with O&B Blue Mountain to enjoy our local harvest bounty in celebration of Vendange. We'll prepare the food, local breweries & cideries will provide the drinks. You, take some time to enjoy a few hours to hang out with your colleagues, relax, shoot the breeze, and savour the bounty of harvest.  More Info

OCTOBER 18

ALAN DOYLE - AUTHOR A NEWFOUNDLAND IN CANADA
MEAFORD

The Meaford Public Library is pleased to host its signature author event of 2017 with celebrated writer and musician Alan Doyle. Following the fantastic success of his bestselling memoir, Where I Belong, Great Big Sea front man Alan Doyle returns with A Newfoundlander in Canada, a hilarious, heartwarming story of leaving home and discovering Canada for the first time.  More Info

OCTOBER 18

PAINT JAM!
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. Presented by Meaford Hall.  More Info

OCTOBER 19

SCARECROW INVASION AWARD CEREMONY
MEAFORD

Join us to celebrate the great decortating done by Meaford Businesses for the Scarecrow Invasion and the apple pie contest bakers.  More Info

OCTOBER 19

CRANBERRY COMEDY NIGHT
COLLINGWOOD

Cranberry Comedy Night is back! Gather your family and friends and be entertained by the comedians from Comedy Records and let your taste buds be inspired by our delicious buffet dinner. A superb rate to enjoy a spectacular dinner and “laugh” guaranteed Comedy Show. More Info

OCTOBER 19

MOVIE NIGHT: NORMAN
MEAFORD

Persistent wheeler-dealer Norman (Richard Gere) falls in with an Israeli politician (Lior Ashkenazi) on the rise. When the politician is elected prime minister, Norman rises in esteem with the New York Jewish community, even though his social connections might only be a sham. Presented by Meaford Hall.  More Info

OCTOBER 22

DUNTROON HIGHLANDS FALL OPEN HOUSE
CLEARVIEW

Buy your 2018 Membership now with early bird pricing, golf the rest of 2017 free! Draw for 2018 Trial Membership, complimentary green fee pass for all guests, Pro Shop Inventory Sale.....save big! Free Range Clinic with Head Pro Tony Rubes, Associate Pro Andrew Warrington PGA of Canada. Enjoy complimentary appetizers with Executive Chef Jim Hockley.  More Info

OCTOBER 22

BLACKIE & THE RODEO KINGS
MEAFORD

As promised Blackie and The Rodeo Kings deliver the companion to their 2011 collaboration album KINGS and QUEENS. While KINGS and QUEENS featured guest appearances from some of the band’s favourite female singers, this album, titled KINGS and KINGS features some of the band’s best “guy” friends from the world of roots, blues and country.  Presented by Meaford Hall.  More Info

UNTIL OCTOBER 29

PUMPKINFERNO AT DISCOVERY 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

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

UNTIL 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

UNTIL NOVEMBER 30

OLIVER & BONACINI FALLICIOUS
THE BLUE MOUNTAINS

As the temperatures begin to dip, warm up with our Fallicious prix fixe. Chef Jeremy Korten has crafted a $15 three-course lunch and $30 three-course dinner menu featuring the best of seasonal comfort food. From Chicken Noodle Soup to Peameal Pork Schnitzel, there’s no shortage of cold weather favourites to enjoy.  More Info

UNTIL DECEMBER 1

BLUE MOUNTAIN VILLAGE FALLICIOUS
THE BLUE MOUNTAINS

It’s a dining and shopping tour de force Sunday through Thursday in the Blue Mountain Village. Find $25 dining, shopping and spa offers at dozens of locations throughout the Village.  More Info

 

 

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