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MLK Weekend, Winter Markets, Wellness Events, Whisky, Craft Beer and Johnny Cash

12/01/18
This is Your Guide to what to See & Do This Week in South Georgian Bay!

JANUARY 12

PURSUITS FILM FESTIVAL AT MEAFORD HALL

MEAFORD

This unique fundraiser begins with a Silent Auction and Reception in the Galleries, followed by speaker Les Timms and two adventure-based films in the Opera House. More Info

JANUARY 12 - 15

MLK SKI WEEKEND

THE BLUE MOUNTAINS

The 22nd annual Martin Luther King Ski weekend returns to Blue Mountain Village with on and off-hill celebrations, themed activities, comedy shows and après ski parties. More Info

JANUARY 13

VIKINGS ARE COMING TO MEAFORD

MEAFORD

Robert Burcher claims that an image of a sailing vessel carved in to the rock at Peterborough Petroglyphs is actually a leather boat built by ancient Celtic Mariners who set sail from Ireland hundreds of years before the Vikings arrived in Newfoundland. Join us at Meaford Hall to hear about Robert's discoveries in Newfoundland.  More Info

JANUARY 13

TODDLERS TAKE THE MUSEUM!

OWEN SOUND

Enjoy a morning of stories, songs, and crafts at Grey Roots. Tammy Cruickshank, Grey County Early Literacy Facilitator, will lead a fun-filled program of hands-on activities for toddlers and pre-school aged children.  More Info

JANUARY 13, 20

GUIDED NIGHT SNOWSHOE HIKES AT SCENIC CAVES NORDIC CENTRE 

THE BLUE MOUNTAINS

Strap on your snowshoes for a night-time hike, where stars and shadows create a dramatic setting for adventure. Your experienced guides lead your group on a 1 ½ to 2 hour romp through an enchanting winter wonderland. Experience beautiful trails that wind through a mature forest of 100 foot tall trees, sparkling views of the countryside at the Suspension Bridge and breathtaking lookouts from the top of the Niagara Escarpment.  More Info

JANUARY 14

WOMEN'S SKI & WELLNESS DAY AT HIGHLANDS NORDIC

CLEARVIEW

The day will feature guided adventure off-trail snowshoe hikes, wellness & fitness sessions, buffet lunch, fashion show and door prizes.  More Info

JANUARY 16

HEALING WITH YOUR ANCESTORS

COLLINGWOOD

A Live Generational Healing Demonstration at Sanctuari. Our ancestors are present and alive within us. Through connecting with your ancestors, you may learn that the source of physical, mental, or emotional pain you experience is due to an ancestor's unhealed trauma still present in your genetics.  More Info

JANUARY 16

WHISKY TASTING AT THE DAM PUB

THE BLUE MOUNTAINS

Join our whisky specialist, Stephanie, the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 8:00pm for an fun and informative evening. Three nips, tasting tips and distillery stories ~$30. If you would like book your own private tasting or corporate at The Dam Pub or off site, send you enquiries to stephanie@thedampub.ca.  More Info

JANUARY 18

PAINT NIGHT AT THE COLLINGWOOD BREWERY

COLLINGWOOD

Enjoy a flight of beer from The Collingwood Brewery to get the creative juices flowing while painting your masterpiece! The class will be guided by The Bay School of Art.   More Info

JANUARY 19

WALK THE LINE TRIBUTE TO JOHNNY CASH

MEAFORD

Walk the Line, A Tribute to Johnny Cash features singer Gavan Rousseau as the Man in Black. Backed by a four-piece band, this look-alike, sound-alike performer will sing all your favourite Cash songs including Cry; Folsom Prison Blues; Boy Named Sue; I Walk the Line and Ring of Fire. Presented by Meaford Hall.  More Info

JANUARY 20

CREEMORE FARMERS' WINTER MARKET

CLEARVIEW

Go shopping at the Creemore Farmers' Winter Market located at 101 Caroline St.East, Creemore (Station on The Green).  More Info

JANUARY 20

BENEFIT CONCERT & ART AUCTION AT THE BARN

MEAFORD

Featuring music by Brian Miessner & Friends. Proceeds from this event will go to the Rotary International Women Farmers & Co-op in N.W. Cameron. All ages welcome.  More Info

JANUARY 20

DAMON FOWLER AT SIMCOE STREET THEATRE

COLLINGWOOD

Soul-blues guitarist Damon Fowler was born and raised in Brandon, Florida, just outside of Tampa. He first picked up a guitar at the age of 12, and quickly developed an affinity for the instrument. He has built his fan base and reputation with his impressive shows and has worked with artists like Jeff Beck, Buddy Guy, Johnny Winter and Edgar Winter, Robin Trower, Gregg Allman, and many others.  More Info

JANUARY 20

INTO THE LIGHT WHITE PRE-RELEASE TASTING

COLLINGWOOD

Coffin Ridge Boutique Winery is releasing this year's Into the Light White wine. Come out for a pre-release tasting.  More Info

JANUARY 20 - 21

CELEBRATE WINTER AT BLUE MOUNTAIN VILLAGE

THE BLUE MOUNTAINS

Celebrate the magic of winter with everything Blue has to offer on snow and ice. When night falls the Village glows with groove dancing, torch light parade, and fireworks over the mountain. More Info

JANUARY 21

NOTTAWA HALL ARTS AND CRAFT BEER FESTIVAL

CLEARVIEW

Come and try some local brews and raise a little money to help pay for some hall renovations. Craft breweries are producing some amazing quality beers in the South Georgian Bay area. This fundraising event will give you an opportunity to sample local brews and speak to the people that are making Craft Beers in our community. More Info

UNTIL MARCH 11

SKATE TRAIL & FROSTY WINTER FUN AT DISCOVERY HARBOUR

PENETANGUISHENE

Lace up your skates and experience the magic of skating along Discovery Harbour's unique 1.5 km Skate Trail! New snow tube hill for the younger crowd, snow shoeing and fat bike trails. Captain Roberts Restaurant will be open during operating times. Activity line-up, live music, face painting, ice carving & more.  More Info

UNTIL MARCH 31

WINTER BELLS AT GREY ROOTS MUSEUM

OWEN SOUND

Grey Roots is ringing in the winter season by celebrating bells! Come hear the bells on bobtail ring as you investigate the peculiar past of James Lore Pierpont, the author of the holiday classic Jingle Bells. Learn how to ensure you’ll have a happy marriage through Celtic wedding bell traditions. Explore our mystery objects in a scavenger hunt and trivia game for the whole family, and find the hidden bells to win a special prize.  More Info

 

DAILY SNOW CONDITIONS REPORT

How much snow did South Georgian Bay get? Find the latest snow conditions and weather reports for all South Georgian Bay ski centers and trails updated daily, all in one place on VisitSouthGeorgianBay.ca.

 

 


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