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Local Farmers’ Markets – Collingwood, Thornbury, Meaford, Stayner, Creemore & New Lowell

LOCAL FRESH! There are many Farmer’s Markets in Southern Georgian Bay scheduled from May long weekend or first week of June to Thanksgiving. Local markets are scheduled on different week days so you can shop them all!

Collingwood Farmers Market
Every Saturday from 9:00 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Corner of Second and Pine Streets, Collingwood

If you’re heading to the Collingwood Downtown Farmers’ Market please remember your mask 😷 as they are mandatory! 🍓🥒🍩 #ShopLocal vendors of organic vegetables and fruit, baking, meats and cheeses, flowers and trees, jams and preserves, handcrafted items and more.

You can pre-order at www.CollingwoodCommons.com

It’s open at 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. for pre-ordered items and seniors, and will continue to 1 p.m. 📍 located in the municipal parking lot at the corner of Second and Pine Streets.🐕 Please leave your dog at home as they are not allowed in the market. See you there, Collingwood! Stay up-to-date on their Facebook Page CollingwoodFarmersMarket

Creemore Farmers’ Market
Every Saturday 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Victoria Day to Thanksgiving
New Location:
Creemore Springs Brewery
Corner of Mill and Edward St

2020 Update: Order in advance for pickup or shop in person.

Www.openfoodnetwork.ca/groups pick Creemore Farmers’ Market and then find your vendors.

Stay updated: https://www.facebook.com/CFM.marketmanager/

Winner of the 2001 Market of the Year, the Creemore Farmers’ Market aims to bring new experiences to it’s customers. Check out the selection of local vegetables, fresh baked goods, honey, syrup, meat, plants, crafts, and much more directly from producers that care. www.creemorefarmersmarket.ca
Stay up-to-date on their Facebook Page

Thornbury Farmers Market 
Every Sunday from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
30 Mill St. Thornbury

2020 Update:

Order online and pickup your goodies at Smith Memorial parking lot  Sunday between 11am – 1pm! https://www.localline.ca/thornbury-farmers-market

Fresh seasonal vegetables and fruit – including organics, baking, deli meats, frozen entrees & desserts, maple syrup, local honey,  jellies, cut flowers, local crafts and more.
Look for the market along Hwy. 26 beside the The Blue Mountains Town Hall.
Stay up-to-date on their Facebook page Thornbury Farmers Market

Meaford Farmers Market 
Every Friday from 3-7pm
1 St. Vincent St. Meaford Marina Park

2020 Update:

The Meaford Farmers’ Market is temporarily closed due to COVID-19, however, you can still enjoy farm fresh and local products by placing orders with our vendors. Order Online for pick-up:

https://www.meafordfarmersmarket.ca/

Produce, baked goods and more plus live music and activities for kids. Fresh, seasonal fruits, vegetables and herbs, premium meats, preserves, honey and maple syrup, baked goods, art & crafts. All products are from a 100km radius of Meaford.Fun activities for kids at the Children’s Library Tent as well as other events for the whole family!
Stay up-to-date on their Facebook Page Meaford-Farmers-Market


New Lowell Farmers Market
Every Wednesday from 6pm-dusk – June 6 to August 29th
New Lowell Park Pavilion | 5212 County Road 9, New Lowell

2020 Update: Currently no information available.

Join local vendors under the New Lowell Park Pavilion for fresh in season produce and other other local products.
Stay up-to-date on their Facebook page New Lowell Farmers Market

Stayner Music Market and Park It
Every Thursday from 5:30-8:30pm from first week in June to end of August.
Station Park – 7259 Highway 26

2020 Update: Currently no information available.

Classic cars, live music and over 60 vendors. Come out and enjoy locally produced and prepared foods, fruits and vegetables, homemade crafts, live local music and a car show. For more details, visit Clearview.ca and click on events.

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March Break Camps in Southern Georgian Bay

 

Plan your March Break around the fantastic events and camps that Collingwood and Souther Georgian Bay has to offer! Whether your child loves active adventure, the arts, or being outdoors, there are camps for everyone to enjoy. Looking for a day with the family? Visit the Blue Mountain Village for events running everyday for family fun for everyone!

Blue Mountain March Break 

Get ready for days filled with adventure and fun on and off the slopes! March Break is family time at Blue Mountain with activities, interactive performances, fireworks and more!

Activities include:
– Skiing and snowboarding
– Skating
– Guided snowshoe tours
– Magic shows and groove dancing
– Giant games, scavenger hunts, and eating contests
– Music and live entertainment

Check out the full calendar

Blue Mountain Village
The Blue Mountains, ON

Highlands Nordic Day Camp

Time: Monday March 16th-Friday March 20th
8:45am-4:30pm
Location: Highlands Nordic Centre
1182 Nottawasaga Concession 10 S
Duntroon, ON

Join us for March Break Day Camp to enjoy the outdoors! Build shelters, learn how to cross country ski, explore winter on snowshoes, learn mapping skills, make crafts, travel through time to see how maple syrup is made. We will be either skiing or snowshoeing each day.

Ages: 4 to 8

Cost: $250 for the week or $50 a day. Includes a hot lunch, 2 snacks per day and all applicable rental equipment.

Registration and more information 

Camp Cranberry March Break Camp

Time: Monday March 16th-Friday March 20th
Location: Cranberry Golf Course (27B Harbour Street, West, Collingwood ON)

Our March Break Camp for children ages 6-12 hosts a variety of activities including Art, Science, Drama and Sports. Campers will enjoy a different theme daily while they complete art projects, create science experiments and play active games. Pick-up and drop-off will be at the Atoka house, but your child(ren) will utilize different specialized areas of the resort, throughout the day, based on the activities scheduled. Our March Break Camp is designed to keep kids active, learning, safe and having fun! Limited Spots Available – Book Now!

Registration and more information 

March Break Forest and Nature Camp – Free Spirit Tours

Time: Monday March 16th-Friday March 20th
8:45-3:30
Location: Bygone Days Heritage Village
879 Sixth Street Collingwood, Ontatio

Spend your March Break exploring the wonders of Forest and Nature School.  Children lead the way with their interests and ideas at the forefront, while being guided through a specialized week of Forest and Nature School with a focus on nature-based adventure, building outdoor skills and free play as a core component.  Free Spirit Forest and Nature Camp will excite your child’s love of the outdoors, as we play, create, share and explore together.

With our small student to teacher ratios, spaces are very limited.  Register today!

Registration and more information

Theatre Collingwood Day Camp
Time: March 16th – 20th
9am-4pm
Location: The Simcoe Street Theatre
Ages 7-11 years

$175 + HST per week

Our MARCH BREAK DRAMA CAMP  is so much fun! It’s a great way to learn all about theatre arts. Our qualified instructors LOVE theatre so much and make the camp a very comfortable and fun learning experience.
This year our camp will include a ticket to see a wonderful children’s show starring the amazing puppeteer Adam Prouxl!
Drama Camp is for anyone ages 7-11 years. No experience necessary. Our goal is to introduce campers to the wonderful world of theatre, to make friendships, to build self confidence, and to have fun!
Phone Theatre Collingwood for more information 705-445-2200 or visit their website

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International Women’s Day

Celebrate International Women’s Day with the fantastic events that Collingwood and Southern Georgian Bay are hosting that embody the power and impact of women in our world. Grab your girlfriends and enjoy community socials, discussion panels, and a night out!

Flag Raising Ceremony & Community Social

The Town of Collingwood will host a flag raising ceremony proclaiming International Women’s Day be recognized in Collingwood on March 5th, 2020. The event will take place at the Collingwood Public Library at 1pm and will include music, poetry, and free refreshments. All are welcome to attend.

Presented by the Town of Collingwood

Collingwood Public Library
55 Sainte Marie Street
Collingwood, Ontario

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Girls Nite Out presented by Theatre Collingwood

Join us in the beautiful Normandy Room at Collingwood’s Legion Hall to celebrate International Women’s Day!
After last year’s SOLD OUT performance, we are bringing Girls Nite Out due to popular demand!

This laugh-filled event is an all-female, all funny, mix of stand-up and improv commedy, led by fearless & fabulous, Elvira Kurt, and including Canadian Comedy Award Winners, CBC darlings and Second City alumni.

Grab your friends and join Theatre Collingwood for a fun-filled evening celebrating WOMEN!

www.theatrecollingwood.ca
Call the Box Office to purchase your tickets: 705-445-2200 or 1-866-382-2200
Visit us at 115 Hurontario Street, Suite 104 Collingwood, ON L9Y 2L9
p.s. MEN ARE WELCOME TOO!

Run Away With Us – Women’s Circus Class

Featuring aerial silks, aerial hoop, trapeze and more. You just gotta try it! Your circus journey starts at any age. Join us for an hour class free of charge to discover your inner circus. All fitness levels are welcome. No flexibility required!

12:30pm

Collingwood Circus Club
95 Sandford Fleming Drive
Unit 4
Collingwood, Ontario

More information

 

 

sheSTRONG All-Women’s Workout

Join us for a celebration of fitness and women empowering one another through it. Our bodies are capable of amazing things. Join us for an all-women’s workout to celebrate that! The class is free but please book ahead as space is limited.

11:00am
CrossFit Indestri
200 Mountain Road, Unit 3

Email indestri@gmail.com to reserve your spot.

Celebrating Women in Business – Event and Awards

Join us to celebrate local women in business who are making an impact in our community!

Annual Women In Business Awards & Accessory Extravaganza

WHEN: Sunday, March 8th 2020 at 11am to 2pm | Doors open at 10:30am

WHERE: RecPlex, Oakview Room

Awards event includes a full buffet brunch, keynote speaker and book signing, accessory extravaganza, jewelery demonstration, vendor market and more!

Tickets can be purchased for $45 on Eventbrite, buy 8 tickets to reserve a table for you and your gal pals!!

International Women’s Day Panel Discussion & Networking Social 

The Town of Collingwood, Ontario, wants to create a gender equal world. It understands that we’re all responsible for our own thoughts and actions and that we need to challenge stereotypes, broaden perceptions, and change situations.

For Collingwood, an equal world is an enabled world, so let’s all be #EachforEqual.

On Sunday, March 8, the town is hosting a panel Discussion and networking social from 2-4 pm, Simcoe Street Theatre. The event seeks to inform and inspire all genders while everyone explores what it means to be a gender equal world.

Proceeds from this event will be donated to My Friend’s House. Tickets will be $15 but no one will be turned away due to inability to pay.

More information 

Click here for the tickets!

Celebrate International Women’s Day with, ‘2020: Perfect Vision for the Road Ahead’ for Boomer Women and their Daughters

Guest Speaker: Dr. Elaine Dembe, Longevity Specialist, ‘Give it all ya got’! A Masterclass for a No-Regrets Life. Elaine is the author of two books “Passionate Longevity” and “Use The Good Dishes”.

Wellness Panel: Jenn, Dive Heart First, Melissa, Lemonade Collective; Cecile, Live, Life, Fit, Tara, Anytime Fitness.

Wednesday March 11
11:30am-2:30pm

Marsh Street Centre
187 Marsh St.
Clarksburg, ON

Tickets and more information

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Remembrance Day Events

Honour our Veterans November 11th

Collingwood

Parade begins at 10:45 AM sharp at the Tremont (Simcoe St.) walking one block to the Cenotaph located at the Collingwood Museum.

Everyone is invited back to the Collingwood Legion afterwards for a free community lunch (490 Ontario Street).

Remember with your local Royal Canadian Legion: https://collingwoodlegion.ca/

Wasaga Beach

Wasaga Beach Public Library will be holding an informal gathering and social, beginning at 10:30 a.m. For more information contact the library at 705-429-5481.

Stayner

Royal Canadian Legion Branch 457 will be holding Remembrance Day ceremonies at the cenotaph in front of the Clearview Township municipal offices on Gideon Street. Parade form-up is at 10:30 a.m. in the parking area on Huron Street.

Thornbury – Clarksburg

  • 10:30 a.m. Parade (from Clarksburg Legion to Jack Acres Park)
  • 11:00 a.m. Service
  • 229 Bruce Street South, Thornbury

Ravenna

  • 1:00 p.m.
  • Ravenna Community Memorial Park
  • 628299 Grey Road 119, Ravenna

 

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Thanksgiving Weekend Events in Collingwood & Blue Mountain

Apple Harvest Festival

Blue Mountain Village – Live Music, Family activities, sidewalk sale, and fireworks Sat. night at 8pm.
John Deere Kids Zone, campfire sing-a-longs, agriculture exhibits, interactive family groove dancing, and more!
Schedule of Events appleharvestfestival.ca/bluemountain

Thornbury – Buskers, apple tasting, apple pie eating championship
Family fun zone with live music and mobile axe throwing at Town Hall Park.
Sunday Farmers market with live music.
Schedule of Events appleharvestfestival.ca/thornbury

Clarksburg
Art Studio Tour, horse & carriage rides, apple pancake breakfast, apple pie contest. Marsh Street Centre presents The Sadieis live on Saturday!
Schedule of Events appleharvestfestival.ca/clarksburg

Collingwood – Last market of the season – 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Pine St. &  Second St.

Art on the Street – Chair Auction -10 – 1 p.m. at the Collingwood Farmers Market.
This is your chance to take home one of the 45 art chairs that have been hand-painted by local artists celebrating the diversity and talent of our creative community.
View the chair and artist profiles and come out Saturday to claim yours!
artonthestreet.ca

 

 

Scenic Caves – Take an autumn colour tour through the treetops! Save 20% off any guided Eco Adventure Tour until October 31/19. View a dazzling display of vibrant fall colours as you walk the treetop canopy and glide down a forest zipline and escarpment ridgetop zipline. Enjoy panoramic views of south Georgian Bay from the iconic 420 ft. suspension footbridge.
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