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Six More Weeks of Winter and We Are NOT Slowing Down! Here are 23 things for kids and adults to do in South Georgian Bay!

02/02/18

UNTIL FEBRUARY 8

WINTERFIXE AT O&B

THE BLUE MOUNTAINS

Oliver & Bonacini's WinterFixe is back with a three-course $18 lunch or $35 dinner prix fixe that is sure to be a hit! Featuring delicious seasonal dishes like Roasted Pumpkin Soup, House-Smoked Brisket, and Wild Rice Pudding Brûlée, this year’s menu is the perfect match for those cold winter days.   More Info

FEBRUARY 1 - 10

COLLINGWOOD WHISKYLICIOUS / LAUNCH PARTY

COLLINGWOOD

Collingwood Whiskylicious is a unique 10-day festival that gives Collingwood’s outstanding chefs at more than 15 restaurants, the chance to share their sweet and savoury creations, inspired by Collingwood Whisky. Don't miss the Collingwood Whiskylicious Launch Party on Feb 1! Photos at the LCBO followed by Launch Party starting at 4pm, featuring Collingwood Whisky Distillery Photo Exhibit and start of the Barrel Head Art Auction.  More Info

FEBRUARY 2

DJ LESSONS AT CRAIGLEITH HERITAGE DEPOT

THE BLUE MOUNTAINS

DJ Lessons were such a success, we're spinning it back around for a second time. Kids will learn about the roots of Hip Hop, and how to express themselves by manipulating music.  More Info

FEBRARY 2- 4

41st ANNUAL SUNNIDALE WINTERAMA

CLEARVIEW

"The Greatest Little Show on Snow" kicks off on Friday night with fireworks at the New Lowell Recreation Park and the Burning of the Green at the New Lowell Recreation Park. Following the fireworks is stand-up comedy at the New Lowell Legion, finishing up on Sunday with the Morgan Taylor memorial run as well as an added Snowmobile Poker Run.  More Info

FEBRARY 3

WASAGA NORDIC MOONLIGHT SKI

WASAGA BEACH

Ontario Parks hosts their "Moonlight Ski" at the Wasaga Nordic Centre from 5:30-9pm. This is a leisure ski, no charge, except for rentals.  More Info

FEBRARY 3

LIVE MUSIC AT THE HURON CLUB

COLLINGWOOD

Head on down to The Huron Club in beautiful Downtown Collingwood and check out Nate Douglas & Olivia Pitire from 8-11pm. The Huron Club features live music every Thursday, Friday & Saturday night.  More Info

FEBRUARY 3

FEBRUARY BLUES ART AND CRAFT EXHIBIT

THE BLUE MOUNTAINS

Join us for the opening of February Blues. This is a special reception celebrating work by the many local artists and artisans who have interpreted our 'blues' theme. There will be refreshments and live music. Meet the artists, join the party, and dispel those 'February blues' with a dose of art and comraderie. The show can be viewed until March 1st in the Gallery at the L.E. Shore Memorial Gallery.  More Info

FEBRUARY 3, 10

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

FEBRARY 4

DAM GOOD BRUNCH!

THE BLUE MOUNTAINS

A great way to start off your day with The Dam Pub's famous Brunch menu! Brunch is available every weekend. Cooked to order, 2 eggs with blackforest ham, Norwegian Smoked Salmon or Florentine on a fresh english muffin and our homemade hollandaise sauce, trimmed with home fries, crispy bacon and fresh fruit. Or try Whisky Maple French Toast with all the rimmings. More Info

FEBRARY 4

SUPER BOWL PARTY AT MEMORIES RESTAURANT

COLLINGWOOD

Come out and watch the big game on the big screen at Memories Restaurant and Bar located at the Cranberry Golf Resort. Social Hour starts at 3pm and is extended until end of game, Draft Beer, 6 oz House Red & White Wine and Bar Rails.  More Info

FEBRARY 5

COLLINGWOOD WHISKYLICIOUS BARTENDER COMPETITION

COLLINGWOOD

The 2nd Annual Collingwood Whiskylicious Bartender Competition takes place at Lakeside Seafood & Grill Restaurant. Last year this was a closed event, but due to popular demand we are opening it to the public this year. Seating is limited so pre-register today and come along for a fun evening and cheer on our talented bartenders as they share their Collingwood Whisky inspired creations and compete against one another at this one-night-only event.  More Info

UNTIL FEBRARY 8

FAMILY DAY CONTEST

SOUTH GEORGIAN BAY

Enter for a chance to win an Ontario getaway for you and your family. Attractions Ontario's Family Day Contest runs from January 19 to February 8. Plenty of time to get your name in for the prizes that are being offered. Our South Georgian Bay Getaway prize package includes local attraction passes that will guarantee a delightful family experience.  More Info

FEBRARY 8

THURSDAY FLICKS: THE GLASS CASTLE

MEAFORD

A young woman (Brie Larson) reflects on her unconventional upbringing at the hands of her artsy, nonconformist parents (Woody Harrelson and Naomi Watts), which sometimes resulted in the family living in poverty. Now married to a man who works in finance (Max Greenfield) in New York, she faces criticism from her parents that she's betrayed their values.   More Info

FEBRARY 8

A CARNIVOROUS DELIGHT WITH SMOKED WHISKY AND ACCOMPANIMENTS

COLLINGWOOD

A 3 Course Prix Fix Menu at the TheSmoke featuring Collingwood Whisky inspired dishes. Limited seating. Seating times are between 6:00 and 6:30 pm, and will be based on first come first seated, for a price of $42 per person.  More Info

FEBRARY 8

COLLINGWOOD WHISKYLICIOUS CULINARY COOKING EXPERIENCE

COLLINGWOOD

Join us for a hand-on interactive cooking class with Executive Chef Jeff Anderson and Chef Matt Herbert at Gustav's Chophouse & Bar as this outgoing and dynamic team guide you through a culinary learning experience. Learn how and why they’ve chosen to pair specific foods with Collingwood Whisky, how using Collingwood Whisky enhances the flavours, and then sit down, relax and indulge in your 3-Course Collingwood Whisky creation served with a dram of Collingwood Whisky.  More Info

FEBRARY 8

COLLINGWOOD WHISKYLICIOUS BOTTLE PERSONALISED ENGRAVING

COLLINGWOOD

The famous engraving station is back again for Whiskylicious. Engrave a personalized message on a bottle of Collingwood Whisky for that special someone. No charge for engraving. The perfect Valentines gift – Collingwood LCBO (1 First Street)  More Info

FEBRARY 9

WHISKYLICIOUS NIGHT WITH SHIPYARD KITCHEN PARTY

COLLINGWOOD

Raise a dram with Shipyard Kitchen Party at the Huron Club as we celebrate the Collingwood Whiskylicious festival! Journey Forth!  More Info

FEBRARY 10

COLLINGWOOD WHISKYLICIOUS FESTIVAL FINALE

COLLINGWOOD

Don't miss the Festival Finale. Nottawasaga Lighthouse Preservation Society presentation on renovations planned for the lighthouse in 2018 at 3:30 pm. Barrel Head Art Auction closes at 4:30 pm. Location: 65 Simcoe Street, Collingwood.  More Info

FEBRARY 10

CLARKSBURG HAS H'ART

THE BLUE MOUNTAINS

Spend the day in Clarksburg! Paint Jam with Suzette Terry - Join the instructor and fabulous artist as she tours you through the world of visual art in a relaxed and creative atmosphere. Pottery Jam with Carol Hahn - Join the instructor and fabulous artist Carol Hahn, Clarksburgs resident potter as she guides you through the world of artistically painting a pottery piece in a relaxed and creative atmosphere. Glazed pieces will be available for pickup in time for Valentine's Day.   More Info

FEBRARY 10

GUYS & GALS SKI AND DINE AT HIGHLANDS NORDIC

CLEARVIEW

Registration and Apps at 3:30pm, ski or snowshoe poker run with prizes at 3:30pm, apres ski party with beer and wine tasting at 5pm, gourmet dinner at 5:45pm followed by chocolate fondue for dessert.  More Info

FEBRARY 11

COUPLE'S PAINT JAM

COLLINGWOOD

Bring your valentine to this special event at the Blue Mountain Foundation for the Arts. Join Professional Artist Suzette Terry as she leads you in step by step instruction on how to paint a 16 x 20” canvas in one afternoon. Complimentary glass of wine included.  More Info

FEBRARY 11

SAMANTHA FISH

COLLINGWOOD

After launching her recording career in 2009, Samantha Fish quickly established herself as a rising star in the contemporary blues world. Since then, the charismatic young singer-guitarist-songwriter has earned a reputation as a rising guitar hero and powerful live performer, while releasing a series of acclaimed albums that have shown her restless creative spirit consistently taking her in new and exciting musical directions. Presented by Simcoe Street Theatre.  More Info

FEBRARY 11

SONG CIRCLE WORKSHOPS

MEAFORD

Song Circle Workshops at The Barn Co-op in Meaford lead by David Sereda, a new and tried and true songs for a storm.   More Info

UNTIL FEBRUARY 24

LIVE MUSIC AT CRANBERRY GOLF RESORT

COLLINGWOOD

Free Live Entertainment on Fridays and Saturdays from 9:00 pm – 11:30 pm at Memories Restaurant & Bar located at Cranberry Golf Resort. Friday February 2 – Derek McLean, Saturday February 3 – Drew Wright, Friday February 9 – Timothy, Saturday February 10 – Derek McLean. VIP hour daily from 3 - 6 pm, Tuesday – Seniors Night - 10% off any food item.  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

SELF-GUIDED TOURS AT GEORGIAN HILLS

THE BLUE MOUNTAINS

Snowshoe around the vineyards and enjoy the beauty in the winter. Learn about cool climate viticulture and wine making while you taste 5 favourite wines. Enjoy the trails then cozy up by the fireplace while savouring local wines and artisanal cheeses for a quintessential Canadian Vineyard experience.  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

UNTIL MARCH 11

SKATING TRAIL AT SIMCOE MUSEUM

MIDHURST

The new skating trail is a loop just under one kilometre that travels through the Museum's heritage buildings and forest pathways. Admission is $10 per person and includes admission to the Museum.   More Info

UNTIL MAY 26

SUNDAY NIGHT IS BOWLING NIGHT

COLLINGWOOD

Want to win a cruise around the world? Come bowling at Georgian Bowl and learn how. Earn a stamp for every hour purchased. 3 stamps gets you in the draw.  More Info

 

FAMILY DAY WEEKEND GETAWAY IDEAS

Bring your family to South Georgian Bay's winter wonderland for Family Day weekend. Explore our recommended kids activities, sample weekend itinerary and family-friendly resources to start planning your weekend.  More info

 

 

 


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