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Holiday Spirit Abounds in South Georgian Bay - Enjoy Music, Theatre, PD Day Activities and more!

17/11/17
Get an early start on your Christmas shopping, great deals on activities for your visiting friends and relatives. This is a great time to check out all there is to See & Do in South Georgian Bay.

NOVEMBER 18

5TH ANNUAL REINDEER TRACKS SHOPPING EVENT

MAXWELL

Head on out to the Rusty Star in Maxwell for the 5th Annual Reindeer Tracks Shopping Event! Door prizes, refreshments and chances to win some great prizes, all while getting a heads start on your Christmas shopping.  More Info

NOVEMBER 18

CHRISTMAS STARTS IN COLLINGWOOD

COLLINGWOOD

This year brings some new activities and the return of Collingwood’s small-town Christmas traditions, offering friends and families plenty to do from morning to evening. Here are 10 great ways to start your Christmas in historic downtown Collingwood this year... More Info

NOVEMBER 18

HO HO HO HOLIDAY 5K

COLLINGWOOD

Get a running start to the holidays! The HoHoHoliday 5K is the most festive run in town! This 5-kilometer trail run combines the magic of the holidays with community engagement and fitness. 365 Sports is going to light up the Collingwood trail system with 1000+ Mr. & Mrs. Clause suits! Come out and run 5 kilometers in your Santa Suit with several hot chocolate stops and festive activities along the way.  More Info

NOVEMBER 18

COFFIN RIDGE HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE

MEAFORD

Now that we’ve picked the last of the grapes and the vineyard is ready to go to sleep for the winter, we’d like to extend a warm invitation to our annual Holiday Open House. We’ll be showing off our best side and offering access to the inner sanctum: our production room. Come out and enjoy tastings with our winemaker and cidermaker, graze on our famous cheese buffet, and see first hand where the magic happens.  More Info

NOVEMBER 18

CRAIGLEITH HERITAGE DEPOT FILM CLUB

THE BLUE MOUNTAINS

Like a book club, but with movies, let Mountain Goat Film Company lead you on a cinematic journey. Watch the film at home and then gather at the Craigleith Heritage Depot to learn and discuss. November’s film is “The Grand Budapest Hotel”.  More Info

NOVEMBER 18

BEGGARS ROAD

MEAFORD

Beggars Road deliver its own brand of Celtic and folk inspired music that has a strong reverence for the lands and waters of the Georgian Bay region. This first became evident with the release of the popular local favourite “Georgian Bay Bound”, a song recorded by a former incarnation of the group (The Shards). Presented by Meaford Hall.  More Info

NOVEMBER 18

OPENING CELEBRATION OF THE FESTIVAL OF NORTHERN LIGHTS

OWEN SOUND

Join in celebrating the 30th year! The fun begins at 3:00pm with free activities and fun for everyone. Face painting, crafts, music, stories, balloon animals and so much more. And of course, everybody's favourite... the lighting of the lights and fireworks. More Info

NOVEMBER 18

HOLIDAY HOUSE TOUR

COLLINGWOOD

Come tour outstanding homes in Collingwood, The Blue Mountains and Thornbury. These unique homes will be beautifully decorated for the holidays by local designers and decorators. Complimentary coffee, tea and muffins will be served at the host venue, Georgian Bay Hotel. Enjoy a morning seminar with Kimberley Seldon, as well as a fabulous Marketplace, Silent Auction, and later in the afternoon a Fashion Show and Chef Demo.  More Info

NOVEMBER 21

FALL LECTURE SERIES: SUPERSTORMS OF ONTARIO

OWEN SOUND

Join David T. Chapman for a wide variety of severe weather including thunderstorms, ice storms, wind storms, snow storms and solar storms all from the beautiful province of Ontario. Enjoy the winter storms from the comfort of your seat and experience the excitement of chasing some of the province's biggest supercell thunderstorms. Watch the graceful beauty of the Aurora Borealis as it dances over the lights of Toronto. See all of this and more in a thrilling visual presentation at Grey Roots.  More Info

STARTS NOVEMBER 23

FIRST LIGHT AT SAINTE-MARIE AMONG THE HURONS

MIDLAND

Sainte-Marie’s “First Light” is a must-see event with a great line-up of family activities and performers, all amidst the spectacular glow of over 5,000 candles. The magic begins when visitors approach the candlelit historic site, as a beautiful amber glow illuminates the famous 17th-century mission. Visitors can stroll the candlelit paths which lead to a variety of fun family activities.  More Info

NOVEMBER 23

HOLIDAY GIFT SHOPPING AT THE BARN CO-OP

MEAFORD

Shop for holiday gifts at The Barn Co-op, featuring local artisans, food & practitoner demos, gift basket giveaways, hand crafted treats and warm cider.   More Info

NOVEMBER 23

LIVE MUSIC AT THE HURON CLUB

COLLINGWOOD

Catch The Campfire Poets Duo at The Huron Club on Thursday at 8:30pm. 94 Pine St., Collingwood.   More Info

NOVEMBER 23 - 24

GLAMAPALOOZA

THE BLUE MOUNTAINS

Once a year in the town of Thornbury, nestled on the shores of beautiful Georgian Bay, something special takes place. Ladies from far and wide, join together in celebration, support and cheer to take the town. 2017 marks the 5th annual celebration of women. If you are new to the event it involves shopping, dining, dancing, creating, trying new things and all for a great cause. Our charity of choice, three years running, is the Collingwood General and Marine Hospital's Mammogram program.  More Info

NOVEMBER 23 - 24

WE MUST HAVE MORE MEN!

COLLINGWOOD

Theatre Collingwood presents...WE MUST HAVE MORE MEN! written by two young talented Barrie playwrights, and was a sold-out production in Barrie last year. It has been commissioned to be performed at Base Borden this year to mark Remembrance Day, and we are so lucky to have it in Collingwood for 3 performances.   More Info

NOVEMBER 24

HANDS ON HISTORY PD DAY

THE BLUE MOUNTAINS

We will be learning about the 100th Anniversary of the Battle of Passchendaele. Drop in from 1:30 to 3:00 pm for activities and the story “A Teddy Bear at War”, that will help kids to remember the sacrifices and achievements of our Veterans during the First World War. Bring your own teddy bear or favourite toy, at the Craigleith Heritage Depot.  More Info

NOVEMBER 25

MEAFORD CHRISTMAS MARKETS

MEAFORD

The Meaford Farmers' Market presents the 7th Annual Christmas Markets at Meaford Hall. Unique gifts and one of kind treasures, delicious edibles and beautiful hand-made local arts and crafts. There will be 30+ vendors.    More Info

NOVEMBER 25

10TH ANNUAL CRAFT SHOW

OWEN SOUND

Come to Grey Roots on November 25 for the 10th Annual Craft Show, featuring hundreds of unique hand-crafted items from local vendors.  More Info

NOVEMBER 25

HAPPINESS 101

COLLINGWOOD

Join thriving educator, and yoga instructor Laura Macdougall at Sanctuari as she draws on the science of applied positive psychology to share evidence-based tools that are proven to enhance your sense of well-being and happiness. You will come away with 12 practical tools and tips you can implement right away to improve your happiness.  More Info

NOVEMBER 25

ABBAMANIA DINNER SHOW AND DANCE

COLLINGWOOD

The original cast from Mama Mia is coming to The Royal Canadian Legion. Sandie from the Olde Town Terrace will be preparing a salad as a starter, traditional roast beef dinner with mashed potatoes and gravy and vegetables with homemade pie for dessert.  More Info

NOVEMBER 25

MEAFORD'S TRIBUTE TO THE LAST WALTZ

MEAFORD

Some of Meaford’s finest musicians coming together to celebrate one of the most iconic concerts of all time. Featuring music from The Band, Bob Dylan, Paul Butterfield, Neil Young, Emmylou Harris, Ronnie Hawkins, Dr. John, Joni Mitchell, Van Morrison, Muddy Waters, Neil Diamond, and Eric Clapton.   More Info

NOVEMBER 25

WASAGA BEACH SANTA CLAUS PARADE

WASAGA BEACH

Register your group or float now. Enjoy post parade hot chocolate, caroling, photos with Santa before Tree Lighting 7 - 9pm. Starts Dunkerron Avenue and ends at RecPlex Judges choices for 1st, 2nd & 3rd place winners.  More Info

NOVEMBER 26

BOBS & LOLO FAMILY SHOW AT MEAFORD HALL

MEAFORD

Bobs & LoLo are four-time JUNO nominated singer-songwriters and stars of the upbeat, musical preschool series - Sing, Dance and Play with Bobs & LoLo (Treehouse TV/Nick Jr Canada) and Action Packed (Telus Optik TV). Recently named Canada's Favourite Kids' Entertainer in a nationwide poll by CBC Music, this dynamic duo is dedicated to connecting children to nature with music, movement and make-believe.   More Info

NOVEMBER 26

FUNDERLAND

WASAGA BEACH

Free, children's wonderland in RecPlex. A donation to the Wasaga Beach Food Bank appreciated. Activities include face painting, jumping castle, build your own wooden structure, crafts and more. Grilling up burgers and hot dogs and serving popcorn and candy floss is the Wasaga Beach Youth Centre Grill Team.   More Info

NOVEMBER 26

OPEN MIC SUNDAYS AT THE BARN CO-OP

MEAFORD

Every Sunday from 12-2 pm The Barn Co-op in Meaford has Open Mic. Bring your instruments, smiles and appetites. Sharing music and building community.   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 NOVEMBER 30

LOVE NOVEMBER OUTDOORS
THE BLUE MOUNTAINS

Save $5 off admission at Scenic Caves Nature Adventures. View a South Georgian Bay panorama from the 420 ft. Suspension Bridge, hike nature trails and upper lookouts, explore a path of wooden sculptures, climb and swing on the Children’s Adventure Playground, putt along the mini golf course.  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 DECEMBER 22

EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT ON NORDIC SEASON PASS
THE BLUE MOUNTAINS

Scenic Caves Nordic Centre season passes may be used seven days a week for cross-country skiing or snowshoeing until March 25, 2018. Glide on 27 km of x-country ski trails groomed daily for classic/ skate styles. Stomp along 10 km of dedicated snowshoe trails, one of which crosses the 420 ft. Suspension Bridge with breathtaking views of south Georgian Bay.  More Info

UNTIL DECEMBER 31

WINTER'S GIFT
COLLINGWOOD

Celebrate the season with a wide selection of gifts from talented local artists including pottery, jewellery, woodwork, glassware, textiles. sculpture, clothing, painting and metal work at the Blue Mountain Foundation of the Arts gallery.  More Info

B&Bs WITH EXTRAS

COLLINGWOOD

Experience something extra special with family and friends at one of the area's quaint country inns for seasonal celebrations and warm gatherings.  More Info

 

 


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