Friday – The John Denver Experience, The Historic Gayety Theatre. Relive the music of the amazing singer, songwriter, actor and humanitarian with award winning Chris Collins and his band Boulder Canyon. Info: www.gayetytheatre.com or call 888-353-3203
Saturday – Everest Challenge, Blue Mountain Village. Get ready to climb Everest, Blue Mountain style! An exciting event in support of the Collingwood General & Marine Hospital. Teams climb the mountain together enough times to equal 29,092 feet, the height of Mount Everest. Info: www.bluemountainvillage.ca or call 705-444-7398
Saturday – The Tom Jones Experience, The Historic Gayety Theatre. From the initial notes of his opening set to his final bow, Dave LaFame captures the excitement and sizzle of one of the entertainment industry’s brightest stars. Info: www.gayetytheatre.com or call 888-353-3203
Saturday and Sunday – Shipyard Kitchen Party presents Tom Thomson’s Wake, Simcoe Street Theatre. Loggers, rangers, friends and lovers gather to share their memories of Algonquin Park’s most famous resident. Through their songs and stories, a new portrait of the iconic painter emerges. This original folk musical is part of the Blue Mountain Foundation for the Arts Fourth Annual Storytelling Festival. Info: www.bmfa.on.ca or call 705-445-3430
During your stay, get the latest on new homes and chalets in Collingwood and the Town of the Blue Mountains by visiting MacPherson Builders’ 6,000 square foot sales centre at 5 Cranberry Trail East (corner of Hwy. #26 and Cranberry Trail East) in Collingwood. Hours are Wed-Sun noon to 5 p.m. Or call 705-293-2201 to learn more.