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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

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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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Royal LePage Trinity Realty Sponsors National Cupcake Day

February 24th, 2020 is National Cupcake Day ThGeorgian Triangle Humane Society is hosting events to celebrate!

Visit Georgian Triangle Humane Society

Thank you so much for your support!

GTHS Cupcake Day Party!

Sunday February 23rd, 2020
GTHS Animal Centre | 549 Tenth Line, Collingwood
12-3:30pm

Cupcakes, Coffee, and Cats!
Yummy treats, kitty cuddles, photobooth for delicious memories, and a decorating station + crafts for the kids!

Georgian Triangle Humane Society National Cupcake Events:
– Saturday February 22nd, 2020: Youth Cupcake Challenge
– Sunday February 23rd, 2020: GTHS Cupcake Day Party
– Now – February 24th, 2020: Host a Cupcake Day Party/Fundraising Event!!!

Bake cupcakes for friend, family, and co-workers and raise money for local animals in need!
On Monday February 24, 2020 SPCA’s and Humane Societies across Canada are calling for your baking expertise and enthusiasm to help raise much needed funds for all creatures great and small.
Your cupcakes will help give a surrendered cat a new forever home, rescue a neglected or abused animal and give them a second chance at a new life, and provide emergency surgery to thousands of injured animals.
Simply register as a Cupcake Day Host, and start baking! Let your family, friends and colleagues know why you are baking and importantly, choosing to raise funds for animals and encourage them to buy your cupcakes.
With your help, we believe we can help to fight animal cruelty with cupcakes!

Register now: http://www.gths.ca/national-cupcake-day-2020/

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Spend Your Family Day Weekend in Collingwood, Blue Mountain & Wasaga Beach

Blue Mountain Village Family Day Weekend

Location: Blue Mountain Village
Date: Saturday, 15 February 2020​ – Monday, 17 February 2020

Gather the family for a weekend of active adventure and entertainment! Enjoy indoor and outdoor family-friendly activities, head off on a scavenger hunt, get moving with our interactive groove dancing, take in a fireworks show, and so much more!

FULL SCHEDULE OF EVENTS: 

Saturday, February 15

TIME EVENT LOCATION
10:30am Columbia Guided Snowshoe Tour Columbia Store, rentals available at South Base Lodge
11am – 4pm Village Scavenger Hunt Visitor’s Information Centre
11am – 4pm Giant Games Events Plaza
1pm Interactive Drumming with Bambalamb Water Street Bandstand
2pm Eating Contest Village Stage
3pm Interactive Groove Dancing Village Stage
Dusk – 10pm Blumination Dream Trail Start at the Visitor’s Information Centre
7pm, 8pm, 9pm Blumination Dream Trail Light Shows Throughout the Village
8pm Fireworks Over the Mill Pond

Sunday, February 16

TIME EVENT LOCATION
10:30am Columbia Guided Snowshoe Tour Columbia Store, rentals available at South Base Lodge
11am – 4pm Village Scavenger Hunt Visitor’s Information Centre
11am – 4pm Giant Games Water Street Bandstand
12pm Roaming Magician Throughout the Village
1pm Magic Show with Sawyer Bullock Village Stage
2pm Interactive Groove Dancing Village Stage
Dusk – 10pm Blumination Dream Trail Start at the Visitor’s Information Centre
7pm, 8pm, 9pm Blumination Dream Trail Light Shows Throughout the Village

Monday, February 17

TIME EVENT LOCATION
10:30am Columbia Guided Snowshoe Tour Columbia Store, rentals available at South Base Lodge
11am – 4pm Village Scavenger Hunt Visitor’s Information Centre
1pm Interactive Drumming with Bambalamb Events Plaza
Dusk – 10pm Blumination Dream Trail Start at the Visitor’s Information Hut
7pm, 8pm, 9pm Blumination Dream Trail Light Shows Throughout the Village

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Wasaga Beach Snowman Mania

From Friday, February 14th to Monday, February 17th – Get your $2.00 Snowman Mania Button for 4 days packed with Family Fun!

Enjoy Valentines Day on Friday night at our kick off party with Always ABBA, circus performers, balloon artists’ face painting, and tons of exciting kids’ activities and Fireworks!

Activities will be held throughout Wasaga Beach all weekend long and include: a Chili Cook-off, Vendors Village, The SuperDogs Shows, Pro Wrestling, Skating, Skiing, Live Entertainment and More!!

$2.00 Event Buttons are Required and available from Wasaga Beach Foodland, Chamber, Public Library, Town Hall, Beach Builders, YMCA & RecPlex.

https://www.wasagabeach.com/Pages/SMM.aspx

| Map | Website 

Family Day Play! Meaford

Celebrate Family Day with a variety of FREE activities

Meaford & St Vincent Community Centre

151 Collingwood St W, Meaford, Ontario
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM Face Painting
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM Cookie Decorating
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM Balloon Twisting
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM Crafts
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM Lego Table
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM Hula Hoop Dance
11:00 AM – 1:00 PM Food Both
11:00 AM – 1:00 PM Free Skate!

More Information: https://www.facebook.com/events/2579154602412730/

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Christmas & Holiday Events in the Collingwood, Blue Mountains Area

Here’s a handy agenda view of Christmas & Winter Holiday Events in Collingwood, Blue Mountain Village, Thornbury, Meaford & Wasaga Beach.

Collingwood

Collingwood Downtown Christmas Launch & Santa Claus Parade

Downtown Collingwood is once again pleased to present Collingwood’s Annual Santa Claus Parade. The theme for this year’s event is “The Lights of Christmas”. As in previous years, the parade will be held in the early evening to capture all the magic of our downtown holiday lights. Mark your calendars for Saturday, November 16, beginning at 5 p.m., and plan to join the fun! This year’s parade will be part of a very special day in Downtown Collingwood as we officially launch the holiday. Enjoy the many merchant Open Houses … visit with Santa’s Reindeer in Training …. enjoy carolers on the street….put on your running shoes for the HOHOHoliday Run…and there is lots more, including the traditional “lighting” of the town Christmas Tree!

Wasaga Beach

Wasaga Beach 

Wasaga Beach Santa Claus Parade

Date: Saturday, November 23, 2019 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Location: 22nd St and Mosley St. to RecPlex, 1724 Mosley St.
FunderLand
Date: Sunday, November 24, 2019 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Location: 1724 Mosley Street

​A Christmas celebration for families with kids games, entertainment, activities, crafts, treats and incredible community partners to get you in the holiday spirit! The Lion’s Den Breakfast with Santa from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Donations to our Food Bank appreciated!

 https://www.wasagabeach.com/events

Blue Mountain Village

Blumination Dream Trail

BLUMINATION DREAM TRAIL

November 30, 2019 – March 28, 2020. Dusk to 10pm
Enjoy a dancing light display to music every night at 6, 7, 8, & 9pm

Spectacular lights. Sensational sounds. A one kilometer winter stroll
through the heights of innovation to the edge of your imagination!

Opening Night: Saturday, November 30
6:30-8:30pm

 

  • Dancing light displays to music at 7pm & 8pm in the Events Plaza
  • Fireworks over the Mill Pond at 8:15pm
  • Grab a photo with our mascot, Frost the Fox
  • Take part in Interactive Glow Groove-Dancing
  • Meet Jack Frost and the Snowflake Princess

Thornbury

Thornbury Olde Fashioned Christmas

The Thornbury Olde Fashioned Christmas is a special tradition that’s been apart of this community and area for over 40 years!

December 14, 2019!

From the beautifully decorated shops opening their doors to the activities throughout the day… to the Christmas tree lighting, horse drawn sleigh rides, to reindeer … we even have chestnuts roasting on an open fire, singing, and laughter and we mustn’t forget… Santa and his helpers.   

https://thornbury.ca/

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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.
Website  | Facebook

 

 

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Happy Mother’s Day! Weekend Events in Collingwood & Blue Mountain

Mom’s will enjoy these fun events taking place in Collingwood & Blue Mountain!

GTHS Mother’s Day Kitten Shower!
The Georgian Triangle Humane Society is having a Kitten Shower, Mother’s Day – Sunday, May 12th Noon to 4pm.
The GTHS is expecting over 500 homeless kittens and nursing mother cats to enter their Animal Center this kitten season.
Please visit HERE to get more information about how you can help including a link to an Amazon Registry.
Consider a donation in your Mom’s name!!
Facebook Event Page
GTHS Amazon Gift Registry (Needs list!)

Peaces Mother’s Day Market
Sunday, May 12th from 12 to 5 p.m. Side Launch Brewing Company
• Over 30 local artisans ranging from organic goodness to handmade decor and everything in between!
• Live music | Makeovers | Kombucha workshop | By-Donation yoga classes | Free outdoor workout experience | Henna artist, tarot card readings and lots of crystals 🔮 | Outdoor clothing trucks | G I V E A W A Y S
Side Launch Brewing Company | 200 Mountain Road, Unit 1, Collingwood | Tel. 705-293-5511 | website
Facebook event page

Collingwood Spring Market Place
Saturday May 11th 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Eddie Bush Memorial Arena
Over 100 vendors will have their products for sale in the indoor Spring Market held in the Eddie Bush Arena.
Facebook event page