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Medieval Workships, Fallicious Tastes, Ghosts, Goblins, Pumpkins and Spirits!

20/10/17
This is your guide to some great things to do this week in South Georgian Bay!

 

OCTOBER 21

MEDIEVAL WORKSHOPS
OWEN SOUND

Storm the Castle: Building a Working Catapult, large machines used to hurl objects with tremendous force over long distances. Learn about medieval war machines and build your very own catapult.  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

OCTOBER 24

TASTING PARTY: OLIVE OIL 101
COLLINGWOOD

Learn about olive oil quality, heath, and uses, and sample the best extra virgin and flavoured olive oils from around the world. Next... savour dark, white, honey, rose and whole fruit balsamic from Modena, Italy! Then, make your own dressings for salad dressings for a green salad, a fruit salad - and ice cream! All at the Collingwood Olive Oil Company. More Info

OCTOBER 25

EVENING OF HALLOWEEN
MIDHURST

Magic, games, trick or treating, and even a Haunted Adventure are all part of the Evening of Halloween. Spooktacular fun for all ages, at the Simcoe County Museum.  More Info

OCTOBER 25

DINNER AND A MOVIE 
WASAGA BEACH

Dinner and a Movie is an event which brings together great local food and new box office movies for the entire family to enjoy. Dinner will be available to purchase and is prepared by a different local restaurant each week. Bring the family and get ready to sit back and enjoy great movies and great local cuisine this fall. Movie: The Lego-Batman Movie.  More Info

OCTOBER 25

DRAGON'S DEN MEAFORD

MEAFORD

Watch local entrepreneurs pitch their business ideas to a panel of "Dragons" to win cash and prizes. Since its inception in 2008, this event has assisted at least 40 business start-ups and/or expansions, with $200,000 in cash and in-kind contributions injected into Meaford's economy.  More Info

OCTOBER 27

7TH ANNUAL LITTLE MALT SHOPPE OF HORRORS
THE BLUE MOUNTAINS

Halloween Fun! Games, prizes, pizza and hot dogs, at the Marsh Street Centre. More Info

OCTOBER 27

KARMA DANCE: A COMMUNITY EVENT
COLLINGWOOD

Presented by Santuari, enjoy a space to dance without talking, drinking or the nightclub/bar vibe. These gatherings are about freeing your mind & body, connecting with yourself & others in a safe and healthy space. Karma Dance empowers people of all shapes, sizes & backgrounds to freely express themselves; the liberating atmosphere creates a melting pot of acceptance & the fearlessness with which others move gives permission and courage to dance without inhibition. More Info

OCTOBER 27

NORTHWINDS HALLOWEEN PARTY
COLLINGWOOD

Join us for an evening of prizes for best dressed, live music, Halloween inspired cask beer, food specials , prize draws and scary movies on the big screen. More Info

OCTOBER 27

JAZZ AT THE LIBRARY
THE BLUE MOUNTAINS

The Chantry Island Quartet featuring soloist Meryl Gillmore, principal flute with the Georgian Bay Symphony Orchestra, Adrian Little, piano, Mike Grace, bass and Stephen Wood, drums will perform the Suite for Flute and Jazz Pioano Trio No. 1 by Claude Bolling, at the L.E. Shore Library.  More Info

OCTOBER 28

DUST 'EM OFF SKI SWAP

CLEARVIEW

Buy and sell Nordic ski equipment for children, recreational skiers, high performance racers, back country adventurers, and high school athletes at Highlands Nordic. 15% of all sales go to the Highlands Trailblazers Ski Club.  More Info

OCTOBER 28

CHANGE YOUR MIND, CHANGE YOUR LIFE
COLLINGWOOD

Are you looking to accelerate your success? Do you feel like you are living below your potential? Are you playing small? Unleash the power of your thinking to create greater success in any area of your life. By exploring the scientific evidence, Laura Macdougall, thriving educator and yoga instructor, will share simple strategies to change your thinking and your outcomes. Presented by Sanctuari.  More Info

OCTOBER 28

BLACK HARVEST FESTIVAL
COLLINGWOOD

Tradition of Hallowe’en and the Black Harvest Festival continues in historically Chilling Downtown Collingwood with Witches (and Warlocks) of the ‘Wood taking over the town. Of course, our downtown merchants invite all the costumed good little girls and boys children to come for some early trick or treating. More Info

OCTOBER 28

CHANGE YOUR MIND, CHANGE YOUR LIFE
COLLINGWOOD

Are you looking to accelerate your success? Do you feel like you are living below your potential? Are you playing small? Unleash the power of your thinking to create greater success in any area of your life. By exploring the scientific evidence, Laura Macdougall, thriving educator and yoga instructor, will share simple strategies to change your thinking and your outcomes. Presented by Sanctuari.  More Info

OCTOBER 28

HALLOWEEN PARTY AT WASAGA COUNTRYLIFE
WASAGA BEACH

Halloween Party at Wasaga CountryLife Resort Banquet Hall. Doors open at 8pm. Cash Bar, $10 per person. Tickets can be purchased at Wasaga CountryLife.  More Info

OCTOBER 28

SPIRIT OF COLLINGWOOD TOUR
COLLINGWOOD

Join us for an afternoon and night of fun at one of the hottest events of the year! At each stop you will sample beer, cider, wine and spirits from some of our finest local companies including:  Collingwood Brewery; Northwinds Brewery; Creemore Springs; Collingwood Whisky; Georgian Hills Wines; Coffin Ridge Wines; Thornbury Cider & Beer and more. More Info

OCTOBER 28

3RD ANNUAL BEER TASTING
OWEN SOUND

This year's event will feature craft beer from Thornbury VIllage Cider House and Brewery, Lake of Bays Brewing Co., and Neustadt Springs Brewery as well as the newest cider from Coffin Ridge Boutique Winery.  More Info

 

OCTOBER 28

CREEDENCE CLEARWATER REVIVAL CHRONICLE
MEAFORD

Classic Albums Live recreates the greatest albums of the 60s and 70s live onstage, note for note – cut for cut. Released in 1976, Chronicle Vol. 1 is a greatest hits compilation by American rockers Creedence Clearwater Revival. Presented by Meaford Hall.  More Info

OCTOBER 28 - 29

HALLOWEEN HILL HAUNT
THE BLUE MOUNTAINS

Come to Blue Mountain Village and prepare to be spooked! 1/2 priced mountain attractions, pumpkin decorating, pumpkin bowling, scavenger hunts and much more!  More Info

OCTOBER 29

BLACKIE AND THE RODEO KINGS
CLEARVIEW

Blackie and the Rodeo Kings originally formed in 1996 when Colin Linden, Stephen Fearing and Tom Wilson came together to record what was suppose to be a one-off tribute album to the great Canadian songwriter Willie P. Bennett. 20 years later we welcome them to the ACC North. 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

OCTOBER 31

HONOURING & HEALING FOR OUR ANCESTORS ON SAMHAIN - ALL HOLLOWS EVE
COLLINGWOOD

Samhain is the festival in which we honour our ancestors. A portal is open on October 31, a sacred entrance to the other worlds, it is known traditionally as Samhain. During this time one's connection to the ancestor's spirits is most potent and available to be in communication with. On this special night Vanessa Benlolo will demonstrate the connection we all have to our ancestors with an overview and demonstration on Generational Healing™. Presented by Sanctuari.   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

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

 

 

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