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There Is No Better Place Than South Georgian Bay To Enjoy Christmas and the Coming of Winter

08/12/17
This is Your Guide to What to See & Do in South Georgian Bay this week! Remember, Dec 9th is Olde Fashioned Christmas in Thornbury and Jingles and Joy continues in Blue Mountain Village #shoplocal

DECEMBER 9

THORNBURY'S OLDE FASHIONED CHRISTMAS
THE BLUE MOUNTAINS

Spend the entire day with us at the annual Olde Fashioned Christmas celebration. From the decorated shops opening their doors to the activities throughout the day… to the Christmas tree lighting and the traditional Hidden Santa hunt with wonderful prize baskets, full of donations from your local merchants… we even have chestnuts roasting on an open fire, singing, and laughter and we mustn’t forget… Santa and his helpers.   More Info

 

UNTIL DECEMBER 9

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

 

DECEMBER 9

CHRISTMAS JAZZ CONCERT
THE BLUE MOUNTAINS

In 1984 a group of young jazz musicians caught the Holiday spirit and started to perform Christmas music to celebrate the season. . The tradition carried on and The WHO’S WHO on the Toronto jazz scene is coming to the Marsh Street Centre to do just that.  More Info

DECEMBER 9, 16, 23

VISIT SANTA AND HIS REINDEER

COLLINGWOOD

This Christmas season all kids (big and small) will have an opportunity to visit with Santa in his big sleigh when he comes to downtown Collingwood. There will also be a special surprise! You won’t want to miss Santa’s reindeer in training, as they will be joining Santa at town hall.  More Info

DECEMBER 9, 16

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

DECEMBER 10

COLLINGWOOD'S OWN CANADA 150 SKATING DAY

COLLINGWOOD

Invite your friends and family to #Canada150 Skating Day at the Eddie Bush Memorial Area in the heart of historic Downtown Collingwood. Free skating will be offered from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. and there will be treats for everyone and Canada 150 souvenirs while supplies last.  More Info

DECEMBER 10

THE ONCE EAST COAST CHRISTMAS

MEAFORD

A modern indie folk trio, The Once has collected a trio of Canadian Folk Music Awards, numerous ECMA awards, was named Artist of the Year by the Newfoundland & Labrador Arts Council. They have earned two JUNO nominations for best Roots/Traditional album. While originally known for its haunting interpretations of traditional music, The Once has at long last uncovered a sound that truly represents their inner artistry.   More Info

UNTIL DECEMBER 12

12 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS AT DUNTROON HIGHLANDS

CLEARVIEW

Follow Duntroon Highlands on Facebook for amazing deals over the next week and more. Save the tax on all regular priced footwear for the golfer on your list. Footjoy, Skechers, Adidas and more.  More Info

DECEMBER 12

HIGHLANDS NORDIC NOVICE DAY

CLEARVIEW

Highlands Nordic is offering a learn to ski program for high school students and their coaches. Coaches will have a separate 'coaching' workshop. Students will receive skate ski lessons from Highlands instructors. The day will conclude with a mini-race, complete with bibs and clock. More Info

DECEMBER 13

TRADITIONAL MUSIC SESSION

THE BLUE MOUNTAINS

Join Gord and his pals at the The Dam Pub the 2nd & 4th Wednesday of each month for an evening filled with Celtic tunes by local musicians. Bring your instruments along, everyone is welcome to join the session..spoons count too!  More Info

DECEMBER 14

A SKYDIGGARS CHRISTMAS

MEAFORD

More than twenty-five years after the band’s formation, the roots rock veterans continue to create and inspire with their unique blend of Canadiana. The Skydiggers bring songs from their extensive catalogue, as well as some holiday favorites, for this special show at Meaford Hall.  More Info

DECEMBER 15

COLLINGWOOD HOLIDAY ARTISAN MARKET

COLLINGWOOD

Come shop around while celebrating the holiday season with some really awesome local vendors at the Georgian Bay Hotel. Gustav Chophouse and Bar will be celebrating their 2nd year anniverasry party at the same time. It will be a holiday party full of food, friends and local goods. More Info

DECEMBER 16

MORESTON BY CANDLELIGHT

OWEN SOUND

Join us in Moreston Heritage Village at Grey Roots for an old fashioned Christmas. The historic buildings of Moreston, 1850s to 1940s, will be open and dressed in seasonal decor. Hear stories of Christmas long ago. This event is a truly unique Christmas experience for all ages and has become an annual tradition with many local families. More Info

DECEMBER 17

THE NUTCRACKER

MEAFORD

This holiday, treat yourself and your family to The Nutcracker: that shimmering, glittering spectacle of holiday cheer. The Nutcracker Ballet is a rite of passage for children and an annual must-attend event for many. It just wouldn’t be the holidays without The Nutcracker! Presented by Meaford Hall.  More Info

UNTIL DECEMBER 19

DAGS & WILLOW'S 12 YEAR ANNIVERSARY GIVEAWAY

COLLINGWOOD

To celebrate, they are giving away $1200 worth of prizes and gift certificates over 12 days. Visit their facebook page to for your chance to win!  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 22

DECEMBER DISCOUNT AT SCENIC CAVES 
THE BLUE MOUNTAINS

Before the nordic season opens, admission is just $10 for available nature adventures. View a South Georgian Bay panorama from the 420 ft. Suspension Bridge, hike nature trails, explore a path of wooden sculptures, climb and swing on the Children’s Adventure Playground, search for clues on the Scavenger Hunt.  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

 

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